Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Weekend Recap

I love long weekends. Not only do we get to have extra time together as a family, but now we only have 4 more days until another weekend! We must be optimistic, right!?!?
The truth!!!
After trying out the Tiny Tykes class at My Gym first thing (I wasn't all that impressed with the class - the ages range from 6mo-13 mo, but there were babies way older than that there for this session, since the Waddlers class was at the same time, and JB was pretty much the only one not walking), Saturday was a normal family day - playtime with our little peanut which included two awesome naps. Goodness gracious, she may not nap during the week, but we are determined that she takes two naps each day on the weekend!  
Saturday evening, my husband and I went on a date. We went to Outback for dinner (I just love that bread. And the fact that I had a coupon). He ended up ordering steak and potatoes (such a man, right!?!?) and I ordered the chopped BBQ chicken salad (sans the bacon) and the dressing on the side. It was delicious. And so was the glass of wine I had. So not one of the ones on their happy hour menu (how rude!?!? LOL), but I'm not a fan of white zinfandel and I didn't want Chardonnay because sometimes it has far too much of an "oak" flavor. Love me some white wine! After dinner, we went to the movies to see The Age of Adaline. Such a great movie! I kinda wanted to see Pitch Perfect 2, but that's so not a guys movie, so I had to give my husband a few other choices. He actually seemed interested in seeing it, so I was pleased. The movie was far better than I thought. I love Blake Lively (she's been a favorite of mine since Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and of course, Gossip Girl). The movie was very well written and the movie never had "boring" parts. Gosh, I love love stories!  
She looks super impressed after
the Tiny Tykes class, doesn't she!?!?!
She thinks she's getting a real dog.
I don't think so. 

All I need ... bread and wine! :)

Sunday morning was spent making baby food (bananas and sweet potatoes) as well as grocery shopping. We went over to my brother's place in the afternoon for a pool party! It was Elizabeth's first time in a bathing suit and her first time at the pool! She was NOT a fan of the water. It felt great to us, but I guess she's used to much warmer baths! We were only in the water for a few minutes before she decided she had enough. The rest of the time, she was perfectly content in her pack and play in the shade! His pool area is awesome - tons of shade, so I didn't have to worry about her being in the sun. Check out later this week for my "trip to the pool with a baby" necessities post! 
 All smiles before we got there...

 Serious sass from this
little peanut...

 Wouldn't even look at me!
Not a fan! LOL!

Monday was Memorial Day, so my husband and I were both off from work. God Bless the brave men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country. We started off the day with snuggles in bed, as we always do on the weekend. There's just something soothing about a giggling baby at 7am! After JB had her morning bottle, we decided it was playtime so she could digest her bottle before taking her nine-month photos. It's very hard to have the time during the week to take these pictures, so we decided to do it a few days early. I might do a few fun things with her on Thursday and take more pictures, but I didn't want to be all stressed out trying to capture good ones. She was such a doll for the pictures. I no longer even make an attempt in getting her to smile. I just snap pictures for a few minutes and I usually end up with some good ones! I'll be sure to share some of them later this week when I do her nine-month update!
 All the toys in the world.
And she loves a calculator.
At least it's pink.

 Baby Einstein and snuggles 
with the dada!
Once JB got up from her morning nap and I threw dinner in the crock pot, we headed off to the mall. My birthday always falls on Memorial Day weekend, so between coupons and sales, I got some pretty good deal! Elizabeth was a celebrity at the mall  - everyone who walked by said how adorable she was. She was talking the ENTIRE time. It was so. stinkin'. cute. Even as I was trying on clothes, I could hear her talking to Shaun outside of the dressing room. I got a few summer pieces and a comfy dress for work this week. Love new clothes! Now I just need to stop eating so much so I can lose a few pounds. I wasn't too happy with the size I had to buy, but I'll be watching what I eat very closely from now on.
The rest of the day was spent playing with JB, cleaning up around the house, and getting ready for the second to last week of the school year! 8.5 days to go!!!! 
Have a great short week everyone! 
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  1. Looks like you had a fun weekend. We had a long one here in the UK, too.

  2. I heard Age of Adaline was good movie. Definitely want to see it now!

  3. It sounds like you had an amazing weekend! I'm jealous you went to the Outback! YUM! :) Your little one is so cute, too! Love all of your photos!

  4. Fun weekend! I'm right there with you with the bread and wine! Your little girl is adorable - those cheeks!

  5. What a cute baby girl!! I'm so hoping to find a baby gymnastics class near me but haven't yet!


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