1. Four Day Weekend
some sweet snippets of our long holiday weekend:
evening walks // Kenefick Park // picnic at the lake // late night family Sonic Drive-In date
2. Independence Day 2015
I had a coupon for a FREE appetizer, so you know we redeemed that for a big ol' plate of cheese fries! YUM!! I ordered a 1/2 Ribeye Melt and Jason got the 2 steak tacos lunch combo. When taking our order the server accidentally put in for dinner versions of what we requested. So, in addition to our free app, we were also given the full melt sandwich and an extra taco at no extra cost since it was her mistake. I LOVE a bargain ...and yummy leftovers!!
I have to admit it felt a little funny having lunch at a place called "Outback" on this, the most American of holidays. I justified it by reminding myself that Outback Steakhouse was founded by someone born in Florida. Besides stars and stripes welcomed us at the door, and there's nothing more American than eating way too much food, right? ;)
When the sun began to set we got out our firework goodies to light up the night. We laughed, "ooh"ed and "ahh"ed, and created some sweet new memories as a family!
3. Our New Rides
Fun calorie burning family time? Yes, please!
Jason and I got new bikes this week and we have been pedaling our hearts out! I think I said (and heard), "This is so much FUN!" about 47 times while on our first 5 mile family bike ride. It seriously made me feel like a kid again! If you haven't hopped on a bike for a while, I highly recommend going for a lit'l joyride A.S.A.P.!
4. MORE Eat, Sleep, Dis, Repeat videos in the works!
To those who have tuned into my family's YouTube channel, Eat, Sleep, Dis, Repeat, over the past few years, thank you and I have some BIG NEWS for you!!! Jason has been working on some NEW videos this week! If you haven't yet, be sure to subscribe so you won't miss all the fun that's to come!
5. Today is National Teddy Bear Picnic Day!
A fun occasion for the young & young-at-heart!
What could be sweeter than a picnic with your favorite people? Inviting a cuddly teddy bear to tag along! Wanna celebrate with your kiddos too? Here's a lit'l inspiration to spark some creativity as you prepare to pack that picnic basket...
I'm looking forward to this good excuse to snack on chocolate chip Teddy Grahams and sour Gummi Bears today! Mmm!
One Last Thing...
For anyone who was away over Independence Day weekend and may have missed last week's Five Loves post, I'm now on Instagram! I'd love to have you follow along there too! It has quickly become my favorite form of social media. I hope to connect with you there!!
Thanks for visiting, sweet friends! Enjoy today!
Join me in the adventures to come!