This past weekend was a weekend for the girls. The husband went to Arkansas on Friday morning for a work related fishing trip. That meant that the girls an I had nearly the entire weekend (and the start of our spring break) to ourselves. So what are the girls to do when left without a Mr. to keep them in line? PLAY! And that is exactly what we did.
We officially kicked of Spring break at the end of co-op on Friday.
Went to see Beauty and the Beast with favorite boys + Anna and Abigail.
Stopped by Wal-Mart for essentials like toothpaste… and Bagel Bites.
I let the girls stay up late watching T.V.
I also started season 7 of Gilmore Girls and kept watching until midnight.
We woke up early and participated in a fun run that started at 8:00.
Both girls were total champs. Marissa even finished in the top 10 kids!
We walked around the Healthy Kids Fair (a free event) and ate ice cream at 9:00. I am not sure how those two go hand in hand, but when the Hiland booth is passing out Oreo ice cream sandwiches for free, you take one! 😆
We came back home to change and grab some coffee, for me 😉 .
I took the girls shoe shopping and we ended up buying more than just shoes. Thank goodness for some leftover Christmas gift cards!
We hit up the local park to play. It was 80 degrees and beautiful.
Dinner was Chinese takeout. I never get to eat Chinese since Russ isn’t a fan. Marissa LOVED it and I decided I need to grab Chinese with her more often. We ended up being able to share a meal so it wasn’t expensive at all!
The girls and I watched Trolls together. I have to admit, I didn’t really love it 😳 .
After the movie we went to Sonic for bed time half price shakes. Then I stayed up til 11:30 watching more Gilmore Girls, of course.
We had orange rolls for breakfast.
Went to church. Russ text mid-service saying he would be home at 12 which surprised me. I didn’t expect him home until 2 or 3!
After church we rushed home to straighten up the house and greet Russ.
After he changed clothes we went to have lunch as a family. Russ was STARVING.
Then we came back home and I watched Russ unpack.
In the afternoon I did a little bit of blogging.
And we took the girls to fly their kites.
We had ravioli for dinner and I did some cleaning up around the house. Typically I get a little depressed on Sunday nights but not this week. Wahoo for spring break!
We put the girls to bed at 8 and spent the rest of the night vegging and thinking about all the things we need to do in the next 3 weeks to get the house on the market by the end of the month.
This past weekend was really odd, but so much fun. The girls and I kept SUPER busy / distracted which didn’t really give us any time to miss our favorite guy. We are so happy to have him back home safely and to enjoy the rest of our spring break together!
How was your weekend?
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