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Weekend Happenings

Things that happened this weekend...

+ I ate mexican food Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Ole
+ Deep cleaned my apartment while Reese went to the NRA gun show. 'merica 
+ Reese drank his Saturday margarita out of a measuring cup. Classy.
+ I attempted to buy new running shoes... it didn't go well. Boo. 
+ Didn't go to a wedding. Hallelujah. 
 + I let you in to the process that is taking a photo with my boyfriend. Annoyed.
+Made Sangria. Delish
+Made Margaritas. Delish, Delish
+Made Chili Lime Popcorn. Delish, Delish, Delish.
(recipe below)
+Started brewing our first batch of homemade beer. Fancy.
+Started digging myself out of my blogging hole. Progress.
+Made a random Amazon purchase. Too Easy.

On Sunday, the real Cinco De Mayo (opposed to the "fake" cinco de mayo we celebrated Friday and Saturday) I had had my share of margaritas and decided a tamer snack was needed, enter chili lime popcorn.  

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup unpopped popcorn 
Juice of one lime 
1 tablespoon chili powder (or Tony Chachere)
Salt to taste 

In a large sauce pan combine vegetable oil and popcorn seeds. Heat covered over medium-high heat for approximately 6 minutes or until all popping stops. Transfer to a serving bowl squeeze lime juice over popcorn, sprinkle chili powder and salt!   

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Kati - Incorporating Color said...

I've used Tony Chachere on popcorn before, but I've never added lime. Interesting - might have to try it! :)

Sarah said...

Ooooo this popcorn sounds really good.... and quite different! :) And yeah for all the margarita's... in whatever glasses you drank them.

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Anonymous said...

Oh! So adding that to some popcorn while watching netflix tonight. Yum!

Unknown said...

sounds like an awesome weekend!

Ari @ The Pace of it All said...

Oooh that popcorn sounds yum, will have to try that out! Bummer about the running shoes, try the Texas Running Company in Sugar Land!

Lindsay @ Trial By Sapphire said...

Oooh, girl, you fancy. ;)

Unknown said...

sounds like an amazing weekend. mostly due to margs in measuring cups

Whitney said...

I don't know how I feel about this fancy popcorn! I'm such a typical "yes, I'd like some popcorn with my butter" kind of girl. Make me some margs!!

Jess said...

UMMM now I want that popcorn.
But I don't have popcorn.
And I'm currently sitting on my couch in my undies so I don't foresee me getting up to go buy popcorn anytime soon.
Guess I'll just stare at your popcorn...


Unknown said...

You're boyfriend takes photos like my husband! So. Very. Frustrating.
Thanks for sharing the popcorn recipe, I love anything with lime!

Grace said...

chili lime popcorn .... YES PLEASE. Literally just wrote this down for movie night on Friday :)


Darby Hawley said...

So how do you feel about the homebrewing? My Mr Hawley does it too, and I have grown to LOVE it!

Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren said...

Looks like a delish weekend!