It’s the Freakin’ Weekend!

Happy Friday boos!

I can’t believe I actually made it through the week! I haven’t been this glad to see the start of the weekend since…well, about 7 days ago! 😉

Oh, if only we could get paid to lay outside in the grass, soaking up the sunshine…hmm, perhaps I could put myself out there for a sunscreen testing position…only I guess it would suck if the product failed. Lol!

So with the hustle and bustle of the week, I didn’t get a chance to tell you guys about last weekend! I had a little talk with BB last Friday and explained that while I LOVE going out and spending money doing things, the fund-age only goes so far…especially when I just paid for my plane ticket to BLEND…thankfully he is a man of few monetary needs so we ended up having a great FREE weekend (well, for me anyways)!

I have a hard time sleeping in on the weekends since I’m usually up around 5am for work or a workout during the week, so I typically end up rolling out of bed around 6:30 or 7:00. BB tends to work a little harder at getting his beauty sleep 😉 so for a couple of hours in the mornings, I have a bit of time to enjoy First Breakfast and some blog reading…last week I got caught up with my favorite diva while noshing on some PB Cheerios and apple cinnamon Chobani (YUM!).

Once my little bed-headed man got up, we spent some time laying around the house together before we went for a nice Saturday afternoon drive…

BB had mentioned that he wanted to stop by a gun shop down the road before we left…next thing I know he’s buying a brand new rifle and then looks over at me…

“You know, I really could use some ammo…”

With a simple nod of the head, we were on our way to Dick’s and a little over an hour later, I had one happy boy on my hands!

So much for “some” ammo….

Sporting goods stores are to the BB as is grocery stores and farmer’s markets are to me! 😉

How can you look at that face and not smile?

While we were there, he also picked up a few things of the fishing variety for his nephew and the next day we took a little road trip to give him his “presents”

It was the PERFECT day for fishing…

But I decided to let the boys have they’re male bonding time and sat on the bank of the pond with my recent literary obsession…

At the rate that I’m reading the second book in The Hunger Games series, I should finish it the night before the NEXT movie comes out!

Of course, I couldn’t help but be on standby with my camera to get a shot of what the boys caught:

While they enjoyed the rest of the afternoon talking reels and fishing lures, I ventured around the front of the house (how cool is it that they have a huge pond in their backyard?!) to find some other things I deemed photo-worthy.

Like this GORGEOUS azalea bush…

A sleepy kitty…

And BB’s nephew’s Easter bunny!

I mean, seriously, could she get any cuter?!

I’ll admit part of me thought about stuffing her in my purse and smuggling her home with me! 😉

But in the end, maturity* won out over stealing from a child so, bummed, bored and bunny-less, I chose other ways to entertain myself and BB on the way home…

And BB’s favorite:

Have I ever introduced you guys to my cousin, Itt?

*Such a strong word.

And BB and I have more fun AND free time planned for this weekend!

The annual River & Spires Festival in downtown Clarksville has been one of my favorite spring events for years!

Arts & Crafts, Live Music, and a wine tasting tent!

Woo hoo!

Hopefully I’ll be able to get some good pics to share with you guys!

What are YOU’RE plans for the weekend?

What’s your favorite FREE activity to do with friends/significant other?

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12 Responses to It’s the Freakin’ Weekend!

  1. Oh my gosh how fun!!!! You and BB look like you’re having fun AND you have more fun planned! Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

  2. Yay Friday! That picture of you with your hair in your face is hilarious 🙂
    Have a great weekend!

  3. I just died. First of all, the hair picture. But also the hand thing out the window, I used to do that all.the.time. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

  4. Hahahahaha @ the hair picture, love it!
    This weekend packed with house cleaning and yard work…yippee…

  5. katie says:

    I love you!

    I also LOVE when you come by and go on a comment spree, lol! Makes me so happy!

    Sounds like you guys have some fun planned, I love you guys together! Seriously the cutest couple!

    I am so excited to meet you soon!! <3

  6. Lexie says:

    Oh, don’t you wish we could all spend so much money? Lack-of-funds really gets me down, I wish it was a curable illness :'( And I’m really not used to the fact you can have guns…In Australia it’s completely illegal, yet in america it’s your boyfriends equivalent of a farmers market, hahah – such a interesting difference 🙂 I couldn’t get into the second hunger games; I liked the idea of them ending the games happily and heading home to get all fed up and rich, then I started the second one and it was all *death* *tears* *peeta I have mixed feelings what is this* and I just couldn’t cope with it, ahaha, I wanted a perfect world!

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Oh wow, I didn’t know that about Australia. It seems so commonplace here, I don’t even think twice about it…especially since my dad is in law enforcement and has always had a “gun hobby”…but you are so right, just like a farmer’s market! Haha!

      And I totally get what you mean about The Hunger Games…the way the first book ended, there didn’t really seem to be a reason for a sequel and the second one so far has been moving slow…guess that’s why I’m moving slow! I like happy endings too…for that reason I quit reading Nicholas Sparks novels a LONG time ago! He’s such a ruthless killer! Lol

  7. Hahaha that Cousin It picture is killing me! 😀

    Also that’s so exciting that you’re going to BLEND! I wish I was going, but I’ll be in Halifax that weekend. I’m going to HLS though… are you?!

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      It’s in August, right? In Boston? Hmm, maybe…I’ll have to consult my crystal ball…aka, my wallet! 😉

  8. Matt and I like to ride our bikes to the farmers market. Sometimes we don’t really need anything so we just walk around (and enjoy the free samples of course) and just spend the day outside. We have a park and lake right by us to so just sitting outside together is good quality time <3

    Well also sometimes stop at a local bar, order ones drink each and sit on the patio to enjoy the weather. I love lazy days <3 have a great weekend love!

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Ahhh, I wish we lived closer to one another! That sounds like the perfect day! And BB and I are serious outdoorsy people…I can’t WAIT until the local farmer’s market opens here so I can drag him to it every Saturday morning! Too bad mine’s not within biking/walking distance…that would be awesome! And it would probably help me from purchasing half the market! 😉

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