I got a few different surprises yesterday. One of them was this beautiful bouquet of pink roses I spotted coming in from my late afternoon run.
Aren’t they gorgeous? I just love that pattern!
At first I thought that Scott was just being nice, but then I remembered we were going out to dinner to celebrate my birthday that actually takes place later this week.
Without much time, I hopped into the shower and got ready as quickly as possible for what I thought was going to be an intimate dinner for two.
Some of you might even recognize this photo I posted on Instagram, followed by #datenight. Clearly, that’s what I was expecting.
We pulled up to a new (to me) part of Royal Oak right around 8 p.m. and valeted in front of a very cool and trendy looking spot called Vinsetta Garage.
Neither Scott or I had been to the restaurant before, and were instantly intrigued by the garage looking feel of decorations.
As soon as we got out of the car, we were told to expect at least a thirty-five minute wait, which didn’t seem to phase Scott. I should have known something was up when we walked straight past the hostess stand, but didn’t realize we were also there to meet a small group of friends until I saw them smiling at us from across the room!
They were all very, very sneaky!
While I was giving out hugs, I realized that there was also something surprising slash awesome about Alex’s attire.
We were both wearing the same exact dress from our latest Stitch Fix! What are the odds that we both received the same dress, kept it, and wore it out for the first time on the same night? Ha! I loved it.
Since Scott will be out of the country on my real birthday on Friday, it was so nice to know he took the time in advance to coordinate something to acknowledge it anyways.
The menu and food at this restaurant was unreal. From the union mac and cheese and coal-fried breadsticks we ordered as appetizers to my ginormous Baker Bowl, everything tasted incredible!
Campanelle, rocket pesto, gulf shrimp, Canadian bacon, roasted red peppers, and shallots.
We finished the night off with dessert (because I can… it’s “kind of” my birthday) and I had such a great time!
Thank you so much for helping me ring in the big 2-9, Scotty (and friends!). I still have a few more days… but you sure do know how to make a girl feel special!
Hate to make it short, but I need to jet outta here.
Have a great rest of your Tuesday! 🙂