Just a qickie post for now because it is late, and I have been working on Emily's book.
I am so anal retentive that everything that I make takes at least three times as long as I need it too..
I had the BEST.TIME.EVER!! with my husband last night.
I wanted very much to write a big long post... but I can't right now.. just throwing out there that this is something we need to do more often... it was exactly what we needed!
We walked down to a nice restaurant, which turned out to be the nicest place I've ever been. I give it five out of five stars. SOOO good! They took our picture and gave it to us in a frame with some free dessert because it was our anniversary. A gimmick maybe, but it was awesome. We had fun, and that was entirely the point! The dessert was a lemon basil sorbet (so very refreshing and tasty!) and vanilla ice cream over strawberries with a Grand Marnier sauce... yum!
We spent the night at the nicest place I have ever stayed.. the bed was so comfy... like sleeping in a cloud. The hotel that we ended up getting was actually one where I worked for 6 years. I worked in the daycare inside the hotel..and I had always wanted to stay there.. because all kinds of famous people stayed there, and it was so fancy...anyway... it was as nice as I thought it would be and so much more!
This is me at about 7:00 in the morning, after we had checked on everything at home and knew we didn't need to hurry too much. I really enjoyed this time with my husband! This was the first time we ever spent the night away from the kids since we got married (don't forget we had an instant "family" because I already had my beautiful Emily), so I think that it was a long overdue treat!
I can't tell you how nice it was to re-connect with the man that I adore. We work hard in our lives and we MUST remember to make each other a higher priority!
We are coming away from this with a greater appreciation for each other and a commitment to do this again ( maybe even every 6 months or so!... as long as there are no new babies added to the mix!)
So thanks to all who wished me well. I really do appreciate it!
Today I am thankful for a little break from reality, which helped me remember why it is that I love my everyday reality as much as I do!! : )