Weekend Mash-Up

23 May

Happy Monday, y’all! After looking at the forecast, I purposefully saved this post until today for the total irony of it all. The weather here on Friday, Saturday and Sunday was to die for. And we were outside just about every single hour possible on those days, welcoming Spring (er, isn’t it technically almost summer??)…for the third time this year. Jeez. As I type this, it’s pouring down rain so hard that I can barely see the TV Tower that I wrote about yesterday and it’s a frigid 53*F, two degrees colder than when I walked Neve to school earlier this morning. Yeah. FML.

What better time to reminisce about warmer, sunnier times, right? Yep, join me as I reminisce all the way back to this past weekend, when we ate every single meal outside, when John and I had our first date night (to the oldest restaurant in Stuttgart, btw) in months, when we strolled through the farmers markets, when we loaded up the pups and headed out to the country side to feel the cool grass beneath our feet and the sunbeams on our faces…



Showing off her toy store find (Princess Elsa) that she bought with her own piggy bank money…









Oldest restaurant in the city…


Not sure how I’d get through my Sunday ride without her enthusiastic support… 😉




Searching for the missing tennis ball…Coincidentally, in the distance on the left, you can see the TV Tower. I told you it’s pretty visible from wherever you are! Ha!











And now here’s the silver lining for this crummy weather that moved in here since some of these were taken just yesterday: Friday we are beach-bound and headed for Portugal for 6 days! It’ll be our first time in the country and it’s one that’s been on our Bucket List for forever, so to say we’re excited is an understatement! Months ago, we decided to combine Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Memorial Day all into one big Portuguese celebration. We’re staying right on the beach outside of Lisbon, so hopefully it’ll be the perfect spot to do some sand lounging (pray for good weather, please!) and some city seeing. And hopefully that means that some pretty pictures- and fun blog posts- are pretty much a given 🙂  Stay tuned!





3 Responses to “Weekend Mash-Up”

  1. Georgia May 24, 2016 at 1:04 AM #

    Enjoy your blog so much. Thank you

  2. Eleanor May 23, 2016 at 5:47 PM #

    Hope the weather has improved. Portugal sounds fantastic. Anxious to hear about it. I know it will be terrific for you three! Much love!

  3. Robin May 23, 2016 at 1:51 PM #

    You all deserved this beautiful weekend outside. Glad Neve finally decided on her toy store purchase with her money. Tell her that i said “GOOD CHOICE”!! I know your trip will be amazing. Can’t wait to hear all about it.

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