Monday, February 11, 2008

Handy Danny

So, I told my husband this morning that I've upgraded him to being handy. This weekend, he along with a few neighbors (but mostly him) put together the wooden playset for the boys in the backyard. I'm so proud of him...I may start calling him Handy Danny!

We had such a good weekend, busy but good. The weather couldn't have been any better. Saturday morning I ran 5 miles. I'm on week 4 of a 32 week training for a marathon. It was gorgeous weather! I really wish I had a running partner though. I know it's going to be tough when I get into the long runs 14-15 and up. Afterwards, I went and got my haircut again. I'm loving the chin-length bob. I don't know if I'll ever have longer hair again. I've gotten so many compliments and I told my hairdresser that it's the best haircut I've had in a long time...I never thought it would suit my face shape but it does. I have such a love/hate relationship with my hair, so this is a big deal for me. In not so good news, I have been pulling a grey/silverish hair out of my head every day for the past couple of days...sheeesh!

Saturday night we went out with a couple of neighbors to Red's on Shem Creek. Very laid back, on the water, perfect for kids...however, the service wasn't that great...very slow! Slow is not good for kids. It's a great place to go in the summer and watch the boats pull in while you sit outside and sip margaritas! Harrison had been to a 3 year old's birthday party that day and enjoyed not one, but two pieces of needless to say there was a bit of "sugar" crashing going on at dinner. Brady, who loves to hear his voice, especially in a shriek-y high pitched scream, wanted to make sure everyone heard him. Fun times were had by all!

Sunday we went over to my nephew's 1st birthday party. He was born on the same day as the twins. (Yes, my sister and I delivered our babies on the exact same day. How cool is that?) He had a great time smashing his cake. We are looking forward to the boys party next weekend.

We have a busy week this week. Tonight I'm doing a babysitting swap for a neighbor and she is watching our kids tomorrow night while Dan and I go here for dinner. We don't usually go out on Valentine's Day because restaurants usually overcharge for a Hallmark holiday, but we do go around it. Hey, I am a romantic...Tuesday is the twin's birthday! Yikes, I'll post more about that tomorrow. We have family coming into town this weekend for their family party. So hard to believe, but I'm sure all of you with children know exactly what I mean. Time really does fly...


slacker mama said...

I'm so jealous of your handy husband. *I'm* the handy one in our house...and that's not saying much. We bought our playset from a company that did free delivery and set-up and I'm so glad I did. It would still be lumber in a pile if it were up to John and I to assemble!

We had a very similar restaurant experience to yours at Rio Grande last night. Usually they are on top of their game, but the service was S-L-O-W and that wasn't good news for the girls.

Serah said...

The restaurant issues must have been going around. We went to Cracker Barrel last night because our power went out due to the high winds. The service was super slow and then DH's food was cold. Not the best evening, but at least Brady kept himself occupied with the little peg game.

Have a great dinner tomorrow!

marathon mom said...

Happy almost birthday boys! All of your restaurant posts make me so jealous!!!! Not much like those around here.