7.09.2012

Tids & Bits After a Weekend Away


Holy smokes, I'm tired! 

The heat has a way of really taking it out you! 

We headed back to the lake house Friday night for fireworks... and stayed!
It was worth sticking it out because Saturday was BY FAR the best summer day this year!

We took the pontoon boat out into the middle of the lake & linked up with SIX others
Yes, that mean there were 7 boats tied together in the middle of our lake. 
We call this "Rednecking" as in "The Redneck Yacht Club".
We float, drink, eat, and listen to music.
It is by far, the best!

We put Bubba's baby pool on the boat under the sun shade. 
He could not have been happier.

Then the most amazing thing happened-
The heat wave ended!
You could feel the breeze come through that blew it away!

Sunday we enjoyed a morning with cool breezes coming in through the windows.
We all rejoiced!
It honestly felt like we were going to be hot forever...

But we could not linger long.
John and I had tickets to see WICKED!
His parents bought them for me for my birthday.
The seats could not have been any better!
Five rows from the stage and DEAD CENTER.
The show was FANTASTIC!!

Now we are home. 
A little tanner.
A lot sleepier.
And ready for another week!



I announced the winner of the Shabby Apple giveaway here.
Chelsea G., e-mail me by Wednesday to claim your prize!

This week we have a really fantastic midweek day trip planned & I am pretty darn excited :) 
Happy Monday!!
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12 comments:

tiff@thecoffeehouse said...

It is much cooler here this morning too ... so very thankful! and Wicked?! You lucky dog you!

Morgan Stone said...

This sounds like a perfect summer weekend! I am so wildly jealous that you not only got to see Wicked, but you got to see it from the 5th ROW! JEALOUS. I'm glad you enjoyed it though :)

Neely said...

oh my gosh y'all were busy!

Lieke said...

Sounds like an amazing weekend!!!

Sami said...

Sounds like a wonderful weekend, Bubba looks adorable as always! I love Wicked, I got to see it in NYC a few years ago and it was very cool. Thanks for linking up with us :)

smk053078 said...

How much fun did you guys have this weekend! Love the fact that you guys all tied up to one another on the lake! That's the best way to go! So glad you got to see Wicked. We saw it a few years ago and LOVED it. I can't imagine how much better it was on the 5th row! WOW! Came across your bog through the link up! New follower.
-Shanna

Dana @ five30three said...

Love the concept of "rednecking"...that's too funny! Sounds like you guys had a fun and busy weekend. Now go get some rest!

jes @ twosmuppies said...

i have always wanted to go and see wicked!
but i wanted to see it when it was the original cast so i guess i'll have to settle when i do watch it :)

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Awesome weekend! Sounds like an absolute blast!! Makes me want to get to the lake. Sadly I can't get to one until mid-Sept :(

Thanks for linking up :)

Allyson Butler said...

What a great weekend! Our heat wave finally ended today with some much needed rain!

Molly said...

I just stumbled upon your blog, and I'm so excited to find another MI blogger! (I live in GR.)

It looks like you had a lovely weekend, despite the crazy heat. =)

jeands said...

found your blog through the link up.

sounds like you had a wonderful and fun weekend. but seriously, you saw wicked? I'm totally JEALOUS!

love you blog and I'm following you now.