Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A weekend of wonders and donuts

I had work off for Good Friday (whoo hoo!) and Blake just loves to cash in his Hyatt points so we headed south for Williamsburg, VA via slight detour to my favorite town SHORT PUMP, VA! This place is a gem. It has Hobby Lobby, Target, a beautiful mall, and SONIC! Also my favorite restaurant Firebirds (think BBQ chicken sandwich with sweet potato waffle fries). So needless to say I was pretty pumped for Easter weekend. Also I love loved love road trips. Snacks, good music and the right ratio of talking/silence/singing is a must. But that's a separate post entirely.
Slowly converting Blake to vanilla Diet Coke. YES!
 Saturday we woke up and headed straight to Dixie Donuts for delicious cake donuts. I'm normally not a cake donut girl but theses ones are incredible. We taste tested the oreo, Samoa (my fav), Vodo dark choc cinnamon, dolce de leche, and old fashion. 

While we were eating outside, we overhead people talk about another bakery with better donuts. So obviously we immmediately asked them where to find these so called amazing donuts. We got directions and drove immediately there with our Dixie Donuts in hand. I love my husband. This is my kind of adventure!

And let's just say the old school 1960s Westhamptom Pastry Shop makes the best donuts known to man. Yeast donuts will always kick cake donuts butt. And these donuts are the king of donuts!

Heaven in a box.

We toured Richmond University's campus. We had a great time riding bikes around the beautiful lake on campus (what!?!) and pretending BYU is this pretty. (pics to come once I steal them from Blake's phone)

One of our goals is to visit every TJ Maxx/Marshalls that is within 50 miles of where ever we go. The Fausts really love TJ Maxx. So we went to 3 TJ Maxx stores and had a grand time. We stopped off at the capitol in Richmond on our way home. Then we watched March Madness all night. I'm so into it this year and get so nervous during every game!

On Sunday we planned to visit Williamsburg, the whole point of the trip. But we woke up to pouring rain soooooo we headed home to go to church. Then I made Blake close his eyes while I hid his candy in the living room. What a good sport.

This post was really focused on donuts, but what can ya do. It was a great weekend! And Happy post-Easter week!

1 comment:

  1. I am googling Westhamptom Pastry Shop right this second. They look almost like Provo Bakery donuts... almost. I need a FIX!