Lil B came to visit!!!
It was a great long weekend! Plenty of drinks and good food….with some homework sprinkled in for good measure. Thursday night we watched the BFB and the Hubby in Law play volleyball. Actually B, ended up playing too. Thank goodness they didn’t need two extra girls because my sport skills are probably not where they should be. After volleyball came dinner and drinks. B discovered Ace Pineapple Cider, and that might be one of her new favorites. Over the weekend she also discovered Moscow mules…..because The Engineer and I are mule people after all. Friday, B and I did homework while everyone else went to work or slept after their night at work. We had a big family dinner of spicy chicken tacos at BFB’s house Friday night.
Sadly, Saturday wasn’t very warm. We had visions of going to the pool, but the wind made that sort of miserable. I mean we went……but it was less than stellar. Had the wind been calmer I think we would have been fine…..but it was gusty enough that it was moving lounge chairs around the deck.
Saturday night we had another big family dinner at BFB’s house to celebrate Lil B’s birthday last week. Steak with shrimp and alfredo anyone?! The Hubby in Law makes a restaurant quality pan seared steak and it’s always a nice treat. It’s usually our ‘super fancy’ celebratory dinner. Generally, we celebrate at home anymore. No one has to tipsy drive home, and between all of us we can cook pretty much anything we would want to order at a restaurant anyway.
Sunday was a lazy and casual morning brunch on my patio before B had to take off for home. The only person who didn’t get the lazy memo was Scout. Even though she had spent all weekend with everyone, apparently the excitement was just too much for her. In a confused state of panic about whether to sit outside with everyone or follow BFB to the bathroom…..she ran full speed into the screen door and plowed right through it! Ughs……needless to say I was a rather annoyed Fur Momma. Eventually The Engineer and I did get it bent back, put back in it’s track, and it’s mostly functioning like it did before.
Scout-a-Roo rounded off her naughty weekend by eating my newest bikini bottoms. The bikini isn’t exactly new, I bought it last year before that vacation that will not be named, but I like the way it makes my ass-ests and twins look, and it’s only been wet maybe twice….so I was way less than amped. Thankfully, I found an identical pair of replacement bottoms on Ebay so I just have to wait for them to be delivered. Since Victoria’s Secret is no longer making swim suits, I maybe should shop around Ebay for a couple new ones before they become impossible to find commodities. Of course, how many bikinis does a nearly thirty year old need? Not like I get to put in that much quality pool/beach time anymore really. Adulting sucks the fun right outta everything!
Speaking of the Scout-a-Roo….she got to spend the first part of the week living her best puppy life with The Engineer. I was in Minneapolis Monday through Wednesday for the annual Fuel Ethanol Workshop. Don’t even get me started on the ridiculousness that was me going up there to sit and hand out swag in an expo booth for 3 days….but whatever I guess. The Engineer agreed to puppy-sitting duties….probably mostly because my house as central AC and his apartment does not. I think she likes him better than me anyway. Come to think of it….maybe she ate my swim suit out of anger because she’s now forced to hangout with me again.