Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Home again, home again...

Whew! What a weekend! My family from Alaska is still here so we have been keeping VERY busy! This past Saturday was my sister's 30th birthday party in which we thought it would be fun to make it another theme party....this time we went 80's style! We love the 80's...the music, the ridiculous outfits, the memories, & you can't forget the horrible hair-do's! Thank God for the straightening iron! haha. Anyways, we had a little pre-party dinner & dessert while we got ready for the karaoke shin-dig at Woofers & Tweeters. It's a fun little karaoke bar and we absolutely stole the show that night! If it wasn't our ridiculous outfits & hair-do's that brought the attention, it was our magnificent singing skills! Ha! It was a lot of fun! And Happy Belated Birthday again to you Sissy!
The next morning at the butt crack of dawn (a.k.a. 5:00am) we got up to get on the road for a day at Schlitterbahn! After VERY LITTLE sleep and with 3 cars in a convoy we made it to the park & had a great time in the sun that day. Amazingly enough there were no horrible sunburns and we somehow mustered up enough energy to still have a good time. Schlitterbahn is just so much fun! We have gone almost every year since I was about 5 years old. Pretty crazy! That night, we went to dinner at Mamacita's and the food was DELICIOUS! Needless to say, after 3 hours of sleep, 4 hours in the car, a full day at the park, & a belly-filling dinner, we all hit the sack at about 10 o'clock that night and slept for a good 11 hours. It was a beautiful & much-needed sleep.

The next morning, we got up and ate breakfast at Ihop next door to our hotel. Then, we headed down to the toob place and floated the Comal River. The water was crystal clear, perfectly cold, & the sun was shining. Minus a couple mishaps on the water and a scary incident with my 77-year-old grandma almost drowning (in which this 21 week along pregnant woman (ME) was luckily nearby to save her); it was a great day. I said a lot of prayers after that incident and everyone was just fine. I have to admit that was one of the scariest moments of my life though. That night, we went to dinner at the Grist Mill in Gruene & ate ourselves to misery. It was SOOO good. We then finished out the evening listening to a really good band play at Gruene Hall. It was a 5 piece band who all ranged in age from 15-21 or so & they could ROCK! We danced a bit and enjoyed the tunes & even the little lady in my belly got to dancing herself! Haha. I've been feeling her move around like crazy this past week! It's so neat!
Then, yesterday we woke up and headed to the amazing San Marcos Tanger & Prime Outlets. It had been a couple years since I was there so I didn't even know they had added on another whole up-scale wing to the group! With stores like Gucci, Dooney & Bourke, Neiman-Marcus, & Pottery Barn...it was awesome! We got a few things and ate a good bbq lunch there & eventually headed home yesterday evening.

It was such a draining, but amazingly fun weekend! Summers in Texas are definitely the best! :)
And due to popular demand, I am FINALLY posting a picture of my little baby belly...it's definitely growing by the week! This was this morning, so you can't get much more recent than that! :) Me at 21 weeks...

That's all for now, folks!

5 comments:

cassandra sagan webb said...

First of all, your hair in those 80s pics is the funniest thing I've seen all day. Secondly, that belly picture of you is beautiful and made me tear up. I love that little girl already!

Shaunna said...

Love your belly pic- You look gorgeous- FOR REAL! Soooo pretty!!

Glad you are getting to have some great family time while Chad is away...You family looks like such a blast!!

*All About The Carson's* said...

You look awesome chica..I was at the doc today and she told me i've only gained 4 lbs TOTAL during our pregnancy..my jaw dropped bc i promise it feels like i've gained lots more! =)

Bryan and Chelsey's Moss Moments said...

Um yeah, you were beautiful in both the 80's pic and the belly pic! Gorgeous girl!!:)

The Holik's said...

I'm jealous those vacations are the best!!

You look great!!