Boo and Woo Hoo!
I have seen bloggers sum up an event or time period by listing ‚Äúhighs‚Äù and ‚Äúlows‚Äù and I have always enjoyed them, so I thought I would do something similar today, except, I would do ‚ÄúBoo!‚Äù and ‚ÄúWoo Hoo!‚Äù to put my own spin on it.¬† So here it goes.
Boo ‚Äì my Step-dad was in the hospital for three days.
Woo Hoo! ‚Äì he is fine and all of our worries were put to rest.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì since he was in the hospital in NJ, once I found out he was okay, I made a quick trip to the local Anthropologie ‚Äì a place I never get to go!¬† I came home with some beautiful treasures including this set of measuring cups.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì since he was fine, I could go on my weekend away with my girlfriends, aka My Betties.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì my husband rocks and had no issue with me disappearing for 48 hours.
Boo ‚Äì the car ride was long and my tush hurt.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì we all arrived there about ten minutes apart and the fun began!¬† I would love to show you pictures, but they might kill me, so I will just tell you we came up with our own version of Headbanz.¬† You know the kids came where you have a word on your head, and your friends give you clues to help you guess what is on your head.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì we met in Mystic, CT since it was a central location for us.¬† Julie, one of my Betties, has a friend with a house there who SO generously let us stay there.¬† The good news was she left us important rules to follow for the morning.
Boo ‚Äì we woke up to a whole lot of snow and slippery roads.¬† We probably should have stayed at the house, but we really didn‚Äôt have a full understanding how bad the roads were, but we ventured out to Homegoods anyway.¬† Probably not our best idea.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì after Homegoods, we headed to downtown Mystic to hit the shops.
Boo - Most of the stores were closed due to the snow.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì when one can‚Äôt shop ‚Äì the next best thing?¬† Have a drink and appetizers at a really fun restaurant.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì when one meal isn‚Äôt enough, go out again later for an even yummier meal.
Sorry Julie ‚Äì I tried to get rid of the red eye ‚Äì but it made you look possessed!¬† Sorry my iPhone takes crappy pictures.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì we wrote a Betty Bucket List.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì we already crossed one item off of the list.¬† Sing Karaoke together.¬† There is a video, of which I will not torture you with.¬† I tried to get a screen grab, but we really didn‚Äôt stay still long enough to do so.¬† I will tell you this, we picked a great spot for our first time.¬† A small New England crowd, lots of people younger than us, and even a group quite a bit older than us ‚Äì but everyone was there to have fun and encourage each other.¬† Oh, and in case you are wondering, we ‚Äúsang‚Äù Sweet Home Alabama.
Woo Hoo or a Boo? ‚Äì not sure if was good or bad, but a girl tried to recruit us to join their local roller derby team.¬† I am going with it was good because we looked like we knew how to have a good time as opposed to it looking like we would be good at knocking people over.
Boo ‚Äì the next morning was spent cleaning up, packing up, shoveling snow and saying goodbye.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì the ocean was so beautiful as we left.
Woo Hoo ‚Äì I have the greatest friends, Betties, a girl could ever ask for.
Thanks for reading and I hope your week is starting off great!