A Fun Long Weekend
So it seems as if I’m just a weekly blogger these days… To be honest, I don’t have that much going on and don’t want to just ramble on about nothing and bore you guys to death, so I’m only going to post when I have good content. K? K.
Memorial Day weekend for the Winchell fam is about celebrating our veterans and a few birthdays- Todd’s, Riley’s and my MIL. We used to get Riley a HUGE raw hide bone, but found that they upset her stomach and aren’t really that good for her. So I’ve switched to making homemade dog treats for her 🙂
It’s so simple, and she loves them! You can get the recipe and instructions from THIS post. Riley also got play in the water while we washed our cars this weekend and therefore, also got a bath, haha. I LOVE the smell of a clean dog. Note- not a wet dog, a clean dog, big difference, haha.
Next up was Todd’s birthday. He wears his Garmin watch as his training, as well as his every day watch. He had the old 405, which is big and bulky so I wanted to get him the 220, which is sleeker and, well, new. The timing couldn’t have been more perfect. The day after I ordered it, he text me from work saying the strap on his 405 had broke. I was hoping he wouldn’t just buy himself a new one and he didn’t. He just superglued the band and that was that.
I couldn’t wait to give him his bday present and busted it out that morning after I made his pancake breakfast- per usual on the weekends. He loved it and was super surprised! I actually had my mom purchase it with her credit card and I just paid her back in cash, so that Todd couldn’t figure out what I got him! Thanks, Mom 🙂
Speaking of my mom, she always makes us whatever we want to eat for our birthdays, so Todd got his steak and chicken fajitas, black bean salad and chocolate cheesecake for dessert. I thought for sure I shared a picture of her cheesecake before, so I didn’t take a picture of it, but come to find out, I haven’t. Soooo, here is a slice of her cheesecake, that I may or may not have had a bite of before the picture 😉
Seriously, just like my mom’s chocolate cake, her cheesecake is to die for. Mmmm, My SIL, Alaina came over one night for dinner and grilled steaks, corn on the cob and asparagus. It was delicious. Another night we had a few drinks and played Scattergories. I kicked his butt. What can I say? I’m competitive in all aspects of life, haha.
And guess what else happened this weekend? It hailed!
I made Todd go outside and pick up a few hail balls. The temp had fallen from like 89 degrees, to 75ish and the rain was freezing- obviously. We have a skylight in our house and the hail was SO LOUD hitting it.
It seems like a lot went on this weekend, but actually, it was pretty laid back. Todd rarely gets holidays off, but Memorial Day is one of them and it is perfect timing with the birthdays. Oh ya! I forgot to mention how old Ry girl is… 6! I can’t believe it! We got her at three months old from the humane society and it was the best decision we ever made 🙂
How was your long weekend?