I LOVE long weekends. Saturday was a wonderfully typical Saturday where we ate a yummier breakfast than normal, hung out together as a family, ran some errands, did some chores, and then played at night with some friends. I say typical, but too often we're seperated so that I can run child-free errands, or Ross can play some football or do something else that doesn't require a shirt and tie like the other six days of the week. So it wasn't so much a typical Saturday, as an ideal Saturday in my mind. Ross might disagree as he did vacuum out the car that I let be filled with pirates booty, fruity cheerios, crackers, string cheese, and yes (gasp) even blackberries. I used to stick to dry foods in the car but I felt like she was snacking too much on processed stuff, so now I just deal with the consequences, an occasional blackberry, tomato or kidney bean smashed into the carpet. Yes I'm totally one of those moms.. with the super messy (not-quite-a) mini-van. I never would have guessed. But my car has been known to get out of control these days with my little one. Thank goodness I have a wonderful husband who loves me enough to clean it out. :)
Anyway, on Sunday night my parents came out to see us since everyone had Martin Luther King Day off. We watched the premier of "24" together (which should be a whole other blog on it's own since I think it might be the best show on television- ever), they stayed over for the night, hung out with us the next day, and took us to lunch at the Cheesecake Factory (love the Pasta Da Vinci) for an early celebration of Ross' birthday (also needs to be a whole other blog.) It was so fun to have an extra day to hang out with my wonderful parents in our little world out here. That night after they left, we of course watched the second half of the premier of "24" and I held my breath for nearly two hours. I love that show.
It was a good weekend.