We started out with some soup and headed to one of my favorite restaurants that just recently opened in Mesa. Zupas is a delicious soup, salad, and sandwich place where everything is good. Seriously, I went lots when I lived in Provo and I’ve never had something I didn’t love! The tomato soup, piña colada chicken salad, and turkey bacon avocado are all personal faves! Jacob loves the enchilada chili, club panini, and nuts about berries salad.
Every combo meal comes with bread and a chocolate covered strawberry. We were loving the huge strawberries the size of my fingers. I’m glad we still have amazing produce all winter long, that’s a huge perk of the Southwest!
We headed across the street to Barnes and Noble to select some new reading material. We are both readers, but have spent a lot of time reading professional-based books and articles the past few months. We decided it was time for some literature in our lives!
And really, isn’t there something in the quest for a good book that is perhaps more fun than actually reading the book? Why else do so many people have libraries of books they’ve never read? Why are most my friends on Goodreads uploading “To-Read” books instead of “Reading” books? It’s just exciting to read the summaries, think about what the book may hold, and plan to read several in the near future. I think if you wanted a totally free date you could go and just build a “To-Read” list.
We did actually buy our books, and it was funny that after looking at some friend recommendations we both decided we wanted to read the same two books.
We decided who was going to read which one first, and we made our final purchase:
Camille- Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
Jacob- Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
We purchased, came home, snuggled under a pile of blankets, and enjoyed reading on a very cold winter night.