We schedule a lot of activities in my family – anything from Tommy holding/helping with a shooting match to Alexis having team practice to helping at church to spending the day with friends, etc. It’s not all that often that we are in town all together just relaxing and enjoying each other. A few weekends ago when Tommy & I had our mini-staycation/marriage retreat we listed things that are important to us and making time for things like this was at the top of the list. We were able to spend the day together yesterday and pack in some fun activities that we all enjoy.
We slept in a bit and then had breakfast in a hurry as we were rushing out the door to church. I just cannot get out of bed when we are all hanging out just talking. It’s impossible and I think moments like those are super important so why rush through them? If we miss a few songs during worship then that’s just fine…
After church we ran a couple of errands and then grabbed a snack at Whole Foods. A bag of PopChips to share, a little fruit and some cheese bites. Then we were off to the range!
We had a great time at the range. It was pretty windy and cold and I wasn’t prepared for it with the clothes I was wearing but it was nice to be outside when it isn’t 100 degrees – which it will be pretty soon in this lovely state of mine.
Alexis blasted some targets and did really well during her practice. I just like to stand back and take pictures – that’s what I’m good for. Oh, and cheering too loudly when she smokes them. I get looks when I do that – I guess it’s a no no on the practice course. Rude.
We were ready for lunch after practice so we headed to my favorite restaurant, Matt‘s, for an early dinner.
Ya’ll, I dream about the food at Matt’s. It’s seriously my favorite place to eat right now and I always always always get the same thing – chicken fajita tacos. The chicken fajita meat is amazing and they seem to cook it in liquid crack or something similarly addictive because if I don’t get this meal once a week it’s not a good situation.
We did a little more shopping for Alexis’ new apartment. We purchased her comforter for her room and then they got the new Hobbit movie. I could tell I’d have some uninterrupted reading time tonight!
This is the bedspread she ended up with:
We spent the rest of the evening at home just being mellow which was wonderful. Tommy had been talking about making popcorn from a little air pop kit for awhile and tonight he actually did it. It was so much fun to watch him make it and it tasted way better than the microwave kind! We gathered around him and watched him make it on the stove. We are easily entertained around here, obviously!
It was a great day and I enjoyed every minute of it. We even had a fire tonight since it dropped below freezing. Texas weather never knows what it’s doing until April when it starts trying to melt my face off.
Here’s looking forward to a great week filled with healthy eats, burned fat and maybe a job offer? Cross your fingies!