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Mid-Week Vacation

Last week Luke found out that he would be leaving for a staff retreat in a couple of days. So due to the fact that I have worked a lot of extra hours the past two weeks I thought this would be a good opportunity for me to take a couple of days off and go spend sometime with my friends and family.

Because they ALL live in a different town. Keeps life interesting.

So Tuesday morning I headed north to the town I love.

My first stop was my mom's school where she teaches. Maxton was with her and had just woken up from a nap. He was not at all happy with me.

Case and point:

I stayed at the school until the end of the day and then we headed home and went out to eat.

The rest of the night was nothing worthy of pictures. We sat around and talked, laughed and watched Biggest Loser.

Oh and watched Toddler's and Tiara's which completely freaked. me. out.

The next day (Wednesday) I woke up early to go spend time with one of my BFF's Kara. My sister Kati came over so that she could color my hair while I hung out with Kara.

It's nice having your own personal hair stylist, even if she threatens me with hair color. Its dangerous to tick off the person that holds the color to your hair.

Maxton hung out with Kara's cute baby boy Isaiah while we did hair.

Here they are:

Maxton eating a snack and staring at me. I'm sure I looked crazy with all of that foil in my hair.
After my hair was done I hurried and got ready and met a bloggy friend Megan for lunch. I was unable to meet my bloggy friends for lunch on Tuesday but Megan was available on Wednesday. We had a great time!After lunch I hurried back home and met my other BFF's for some shopping and dinner. We ended up hanging out for 6 hours which was not enough, but I am grateful for all the time I get! So it was a fun little impromptu vacation in the middle of the week, spent with family and friends.

Now Luke is back home and we have positioned ourselves back to our usual routine. I love it.

Hope you all are having a great week!



  1. I love a mid week trip :)

    Your hair looks great...and Maxton is cute like always!

  2. How fun! Super cute outfit girl!!

  3. glad you had a good vacation!! I had a wonderful life time at lunch1!! I'm going to borrow that picture ;) (even though I look SUPER puffy in that jacket...ek!)

  4. Love the hair color. It looks great. So shiny and still getting so long.

  5. Sounds like a perfect little mini-break! :)

  6. Fun way to break up the week!

    Toddlers and Tiaras = Awful. That show is a train wreck.

    That's so fun that you go together with Megan! :)

  7. That Maxton is adorable!!

    You look so cute with your all colored up and ready to go hair. So cute!!

    YAY for impromptu trips home.

    Have a Blessed weekend,

  8. What a fun trip and so nice to be able to spend some time with friends and family! :)

  9. That's great that you live close enough to get to do that! I am over 20 hours drive away from my friends and family. :o((( Have a great weekend! :o)

  10. Unplanned middle of the week vacations are always GREAT! I like your hair... it looks good.

    And Maxton is a cutie. That pic of him at the school is PRICELESS! The attitude on his face is worth a million words!

  11. so glad you had a great trip! you look so cute! and so fun that you got to have lunch with Megan=)! and Maxton is just adorable! hope you're doing great girl!

  12. The little ones? Adorable! :-) And I love your yellow sweater!

  13. Aww, gotta love mini-vacations!!! How fun!!! Loved all the pics and nothing beats good times with good friends!! :)


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