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Love Weekends: a quick weekend trip

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This weekend we took a little trip up to DC to visit my sister. My mom offered to drive and we could stay with my little sis, so I couldn’t say “no” to a free trip.

My mom is a mail carrier, so we decided to visit the National Postal Museum. It was surprisingly engaging. I didn’t think stamps and mail delivery could be so interesting. The exhibits were super interactive and the building was gorgeous.

IMG_3101 I could live in this old mail train car.

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We also visited a Russian restaurant and had such a fun time. Our waiter had the stereotypical Russian disposition and we ordered a Russian roulette (aka 6 shots of different vodkas.) It was fun times all around. I only wish I had worn more (faux) fur.

The weekend ended much, much too early.

What did you do over the weekend? Let me know in the comments!

love,
melanie

 

Love Weekends: Fall Break

Mom! Stop cleaning so you can play with me. Oiy. Such a needy one.

Mom! Stop cleaning so you can play with me. Oiy. Such a needy one.

eggs I’ve been a little light on posting lately. To be honest I needed a little brain break. George and I had planned to go to the mountains this past weekend, but it just didn’t happen. There’s always something to do around the ol’ Airstream that seems much more important than having fun. Le sigh. Most of the weekend consisted of grown up activities like grocery shopping, dishes doing, breakfast cooking and fall cleaning. Is that a thing?

potatoes Oh yeah, being an adult means lots of napping too.

How was your weekend? Let me know in the comments!

love,
melanie

Love Weekends: Fall Pow Wows

grand entry 2 This weekend I visited my mom and dad while George was away on business. It was conveniently the weekend of a local Pow Wow that I’ve been visiting since I was a wee thing. Fall always reminds me of pow wow time. The air is crisp, the drums are loud and I’m rocking my moccasins.

grand entry I don’t talk much about this on ye ol’ blog, but I am Isleta Pueblo and my heritage is an important part of my life.

grass dancer grass dancers This pow wow was small, but enjoyable. Even though I’m trying to save money, I did spend a little bit on a glorious pair of earrings. I’m trying not to feel guilty about it. We all need a little treat every now and then.

What did you do this weekend?

Let me know in the comments!

love,
melanie

Love Weekends: Night at the Museum

pizza closeup Much like last weekend, this weekend started out with pizza… and wine. Because this week left me (and everyone else at work) at our wit’s end.

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As George would say, pizza and wine pair well together.

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Many Saturdays we’ll head to the flea market, not because we need more stuff (we never need more stuff!) but George will often sell vintage on his Instagram Flash Sale. This particular Saturday was miserable. It started raining and both Bambi and I were hating it. I had to carry her the entire time because this little priss doesn’t like to get her paws wet.

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Saturday night we went to George’s cousin’s wedding. It was at a Natural History Museum and it was so, so cool. All the kids loved it– including my niece (above.) I kind of loved it too. It felt a little like Night at the Museum with loud music.

all spiffed up We clean up pretty good.

How was your weekend? Let me know in the comments!

love,
melanie

 

Love Weekends: A little more human

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This past week was a doozy and I’ve been looking forward to the weekend since Tuesday. I’d been feeling a little bit like a work zombie. Come home, sleep, wake up, go to work. It never ends! But when I get feeling overwhelmed I like to remind myself that the weekend is near and Friday night is always pizza night.

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My garden has still been producing plenty of veggies for salads, snacks and of course, pizza!

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On Sundays George and I like to wake up late and make a good, hearty breakfast. I just started scrambling my eggs with butter instead of milk after reading that one of the Iron Chefs does it that way. I’m never going back to scrambling eggs with milk. Never ever. The butter makes such a difference. I’ve also started putting a little pumpkin spice in my morning coffee. It’s never to early to pumpkin all the things, right?!

And don’t judge my paper plates! Weekends are for easy livin’, ya’ll.

How was your weekend? Let me know in the comments!

love,
melanie

Love Weekends: Before the Storm

park with george Today is the first day of classes and I’m kind of freaking out. We’re short two people at work and our system is scheduled to go down today for four hours. I’m anticipating hellish conditions. Oh well. I’m just going to try to focus on how beautiful this past weekend was. We had friends come in from out of town. I don’t have any pictures of that because we were having too much fun. But on Sunday, George and I felt like bad dog parents for leaving Bambi home alone so much this weekend so we took her on a long walk at a local park.

park with george park park Bambi dusk Eeep! Wish me luck.

love,
melanie

Love Weekends: Family Time

Baseball This weekend was all kinds of family fun. But first it was friend time.

On Friday night, I went to see a game with friends. George stayed at home to work and the game was almost unbearably long. If it wasn’t for the fireworks at the end, I’m pretty sure we would’ve left during the 7th inning.

Me and my niece Saturday was my father-in-laws birthday. We went out to eat with the family and then came home to indulge in cupcakes. We taught my niece to take selfies. It was pretty cute.

Sunday we went to visit my parents. We wanted to introduce Bambi to them before school starts and things get crazy for me. They spoiled her like crazy.

Me and Bambi After all that family time, Bambi and I could really use another day to just be introverts, but alas, it’s back to work.

introverts heart P.S. Have ya’ll seen this cute illustration by Gemma Corell? It pretty much describes where I’d like to live all the time.

Happy Monday?

love,
melanie