Highlights from the weekend:
- Both girls spent the night with Scott’s parents’ Friday night and we got to sleep in on Saturday. Scott’s back has been hurting him lately so he didn’t do his normal mountain biking first thing Saturday. I hate his back has been hurting but I loved sleeping in.
- I got to do a bit of shopping on my own Saturday morning. I got a belt at Kohl’s for $5. I wish you could have seen my old belt. I bought that old belt from NY & Company in the mid-90s. Ridiculous! I also stopped at Hobby Lobby where I got completely overwhelmed. So many ideas and so little money. I walked away with absolutely nothing. That’s the kind of place I need a friend to filter through all the decisions with me.
- Saturday afternoon we went to the Melting Pot with our friends Jake and Jill. The girls had a real! live! babysitter! We usually have family watch them but they were psyched to have a “real” babysitter at the house. The Melting Pot didn’t disappoint. If nothing else, you should go and have the dessert and be sure to get The Original – a mix of chocolate and peanut butter. Yum!
- After church yesterday we went to the Mummies of the World exhibit in Charlotte. I’m not certain I have formed a solid opinion of the mummies. In some ways, it was like a bad wreck you couldn’t look away from. At times, I wondered why in the world I just paid to walk around and look at dead people. Other times, it was very cool to see the hieroglyphics on some of the mummies or see how much different people were years ago. Very fascinating. But yes, if you think about it too much it’s very weird. The kids loved it though and were fascinated by how the people died and how old they were. But at the end of the day, they still preferred all the amazing activities that Discovery Place has to offer. At this age, they can’t seem to soak in enough facts about science.
The rest of the weekend was filled in with laundry and TV (Downton Abbey! Big Bang Theory! Blue Bloods!) and shopping. A great weekend for sure.
I’m curious, do the mummies gross you out or fascinate you?