Monday, March 11, 2019

Dinner Out

Because of the nice weather, today was the day we chose for my birthday outing in the nearby city of Harrisonburg. We shopped in several thrift stores and Goodwill, and ended the trip with a lovely dinner. Can you guess where?

Olive Garden! Our meal consisted of two appetizers. The first one was their unlimited soup.

The second one was Chicken Alfredo stuffed into pastry and deep fried, with two dipping sauces.

We finished the meal with frozen cappuccinos, a first for me!


As we drove away, there was something very pretty in the parking lot. That will be my next post. 

“When you shake the olives off your trees, don’t go back over the branches and strip them bare—what’s left is for the foreigner, the orphan, and the widow. And when you cut the grapes in your vineyard, don’t take every last grape—leave a few for the foreigner, the orphan, and the widow.”

Deuteronomy 4




16 comments:

Margaret Birding For Pleasure said...

Glad you had a lovely time for your birthday

Ann said...

Yum, your dinner looks good. Is that chicken gnocci soup? I love that stuff

Hootin' Anni said...

Wow...you've certainly whetted MY appetite! I haven't been to Olive Garden in years! (I go for their bread sticks)

I'm interested in what goodies you found at the thrift stores...anything?

Nancy Chan said...

That was a beautiful way and a yummy dinner to celebrate your birthday. Looking forward to your next post!

George said...

You picked a great place for your birthday celebration.

MadSnapper said...

so happy for you the weather allowed your birthday outing... I love frozen cappuchino and used to buy them for Bob and myself when he worked as a mechanic. I would go to Books a Million on my lunch hour and take him one while he worked...

Chatty Crone said...

Hey that was a wonderful place to go for a birthday dinner - I love it there. And good for you on the cappuccino. I guess that is why the wheat seeds were left for the poor to pick up as well - Ruth and Naomi.

Tamago said...

What a lovely dinner you had! I've never had their pastry but it looks so good! I need to try it. And also the frozen cappuccinos. Yum :-)

The Feminine Energy said...

Oh Ginny, that food sounds absolutely delicious. My mouth is watering! :-) I'm so happy you had a wonderful time and again, Happiest of Birthdays. May there be many more birthday dinners at Olive Garden to come. Lovingly, Andrea xoxo

LV said...

One of my favorite places to eat. I guess I have a taste bud for Italian food. Glad your special day turned out so well.

Inger said...

What a great meal for your birthday. I know you had a great day with the thrift store shopping and finishing it with that huge glass of frozen cappuccinos. Happy belated birthday!

Rose said...

It has been so long since we have eaten at Olive Garden and it sounds delicious!

Ruth Hiebert said...

Sounds and looks like a great way to celebrate your birthday.

DeniseinVA said...

That all looks so good Ginny. A great place to celebrate a birthday and the food (and that frozen cappuccino) looks great!!! :) I also enjoyed the quote from Deuteronomy 4, perfect!

Carla from The River said...

Happy Birthday my friend. Yum, Yum that frozen cappuccino looks fantastic.

Love, Carla

Gracie and Bobbi said...

Hi Ginny! So glad you had a wonderful birthday. I love Olive Garden!!

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