Weekend Training, Cheat Meals, Projects & Other Wild Times

I live for the weekends. Every week my wife and I are on the go from the time we wake up to the time we finally hit the hay. There usually is no down time during the week. The highlight of our conversations is usually about what to make for dinner and I am sorry that is just not a conversation I want to have at 7 am. By the time Friday comes I am an over worked zombie and need a nap. I think a lot of parents who work full time feel this way.

When Saturdays come I am very much excited as I am not going to be awaken by the harsh sound of my alarm clock but to the tapping on my head by my oldest who wants to go downstairs and watch TV. To be 100% honest here, nine times out of ten I tell her to wake her mom up. I know I am a horrible human being.

This weekend I got up and went to the gym first thing. It was leg day and I wanted to go ahead and get it in first thing. After pounding out some deadlifts and other exercises, I went and got some coffee cause no workout should go not unrewarded.

We decided to take the kids to the park and let then run all their energy out. This was a great idea considering we ended up having a solid 30 minutes of the park to ourselves. I ended up being the master of the kids zip line. The park stated to fill up but we stayed and played. I swung with Evie and Wife slid down the slide with K-Dub.

The kids were tired so we headed home for a quick nap before going to lunch. Not just any lunch. It was a lunch to celebrate by SIL who turned 25! Lunch was at the best Mexican restaurant that is local her in Indian Trail. It real is life changing Mexican food. The kids were disaster between Evie putting her hands in salsa and then rubbing Wife’s shirt and K-Dub having to go to the bathroom, I was done and ready to take the demons home but we had to go to Target first.

We have been working on this Coffee bar project for sometime and we finally found the right model we wanted to get. So I spent the next couple of hours after Target building it and I am so glad it is done.

We still have a couple of things to do but in the end I think we are off to a great start to a new favorite spot for Wife and I at our house. We survive on coffee and the more the better.

Sunday night I had been waiting for my cheat meal. All week in fact and I wanted a burger, fries and a milkshake and I finally got it. My wife treated me to American Burger Co. in Sun Valley. I have to say it was worth it. My burger was called “Hot Mess” which is what I was as I devoured that thing. So worth it.

Now we are back in the grind of work and here we are on Wednesday. lucky for us we only have one more day of work as we are off for a four day weekend!!! Yay!

Date Night, Cookouts, And Ripped Pants

This weekend was very busy as all our weekends are. It seems that my wife and I are busier then ever. We spend most of our weekends trying to hurry and get the laundry and cleaning done on Saturday morning so we can have fun a relax the rest of the time off we have together. This weekend was no different.

My wife had her company BBQ on Saturday at one of her doctors horse farms. It was a heart little BBQ complete with games, kegs of beer, pony rides, and lots of food. Naturally I headed to the keg while the kids played games. We mingled through the crowd. I talked to an old classmate from high school for a bit. It was nice. It was also VERY HOT. As the sweat started to bleed through my shirt I knew it was time to leave. I think the girls had fun.

After we got home and got the chance to dry off, my SIL E came over and watched the kids for us so my wife and I could go out and have a nice dinner just the two of us.

It was nice to get away with my love and stuff our faces with chicken, steak, and chocolate cake. It was not on my approved eating clean diet but well worth it.

Sunday was a blur. We went to the Another Broken Egg Cafe and had a great breakfast that reminded me a lot of our Charleston trip. Then we went home where the kids took a long nap, my went to the grocery store, and we relaxed at the pool for a couple of hours.

After getting the kids settled for dinner my wife asked me to pick up some Sabor Latin Street Grill for dinner so I headed up to Wesley Chapel. Once I got our food and started to climb in my truck I heard a rip. I looked down and my shorts had ripped all the way down the seam of the crotch.

Besides ripping my pants my weekend was great. I would be lying if I said that has never happened to me before. I hope your weekend was as fun and crazy as mine was.

Happy Thursday!

A Weekend Of Endless Possibilites!

Well the weekend is finally upon us and I could not be more excited! There is something about having a few days to unwind and being free to do whatever you want that is just amazing. The only thing is that I have no clue what I am going to do this weekend. It’s really hard sometimes to come up with things to do but fear not my friends, I have come up with a list of amazing things that could be done this weekend.

1. Clean the house

2. Go see the new Thor movie

3. Take a day trip to the mountains

4. Watch football

5. Get a butterbeer from Starbucks (If you don’t believe me click here.).

6. Take wife on a date

7. Start Christmas shopping

8. Go grocery shopping

9. Catch up on DVR shows

10.  Visit family

So now I have a list of things that I could do this weekend. I might not do most of this but its nice to know I have options. What are your plans this weekend?

Is This A House Or A Hotel?

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One of the things about having a new house is that it seems that if people know you have the extra room, they constantly want to stay with you. I might not have the right to complain and this may seem more like a rant than anything. Since my wife and I bought our house, we spent maybe six nights alone.

Please don’t get me wrong but I love my family and my in-laws. My in-laws have been more of a family lately then my own but I feel like I need to put a “No Vacancy” sign outside my window. My wife and I would like to have sometime together on weekends to do things with our daughter as a family. We don’t need her family there every weekend to dictate what our plans are. For once I would like to come home on a Saturday or even during the week and no one be there that is not living there on an everyday basis.

Here is a list of things I would like to do in my empty house

1. Walk around naked

2. Drink a beer and watch football

3. Watch The Walking Dead anytime I want

4. Take a nap

5. Take my wife on a date on a Saturday night

6. Go on a family picnic in the park

7. Spend the entire day in my underwear.

8. Take K-Dub to the Pumpkin Patch

9. Wash our cars

10. Walk around naked (Think about that again before you sit on my couch)

If you are a member of our family and you are reading this, please don’t be offended cause we love our time with you  and you are awesome. We just need to have some time to be a family. We want you to come over but can you do us both a favor and call first? You never know what you might walk into.

What’s Waiting On Me This Weekend!

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I am so glad that summer is finally here. Brittney and I are going to be making our way to the beach this weekend to celebrate our 1 year of married bliss. Well it has not been all sunshine and roses but we made it. So ready to be with my love on the beach and soak up some sun!

My mom is doing well and is making progress everyday. The nurses said she is moving around today and still is having issues with her blood pressure but is making it. I am hoping that maybe she can leave ICU and get to a normal room this weekend! Thanks everyone for asking about her and showing her love this week. Open heart surgery is no fun.