Monday, September 10, 2012

30 & a weekend re-cap.

Me and my little man over the weekend. 

I turn 30 today. It's a little bit weird. I can't say I'm a 20-something anymore. Now I'm a 30-something. I'm sure I'll get used to it. I've been told that the 30s are better than the 20s so I'm looking forward to some good years ahead!

This weekend I...
  • celebrated my birthday with some close friends and lots of food & cupcakes.
  • had a birthday brunch with my family. My mom made eggs, sausage, pancakes (with peanut butter!) and hashbrowns. It was delicious.
  • celebrated my cousin's daughter's 1st birthday at a park. That's where the above picture was taken. She was super cute and had a big cupcake smash cake that she proceeded to push off her high chair once she was finished with it.
  • watched the Notre Dame football game with my husband's family. They won so that put them in a good mood!
  • allowed my son to be left in the nursery without one of us with him. This is a huge step for me. He did great and alleviated some of my fears about leaving him since he tends to have some separation anxiety issues.
  • watched the Browns lose and watched lots of other football games! My fantasy team lost too, but I'm hoping for a comeback next week.
  • made chicken taco chili and cheesy beer bread for a fall dinner last night. 
  • got to enjoy having the windows open since we have had some great weather!
What did you do over the weekend?


  1. Happy birthday! This weekend Topher started Sunday School - when we picked him up his little cheeks were tearstained. I asked him why he was crying and he said "I wanted you there with me, Mommy!" (My heart broke!) But then he followed that with "But they read me a train book, and I felt better!" I think leaving our kids in the nursery/Sunday School might be harder on us than it is on them!

    1. Thank you! And yes, I agree with you that it's harder on us than them too!

  2. Happy birthday!!! I know what you mean about not being able to say you are in a certain age group. In 2 1/2 years I will be in the 40's group!
    It sounds like you had a great weekend!
    Chicken taco chili!!?? That sounds yummy ;)

    1. Thank you! And the chili WAS yummy! I just threw some chicken, corn, black beans, chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, spices (chili powder, oregano, cumin, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder), and chicken broth into the crock pot and let it cook most of the day.

  3. Happy birthday! Cheesy beer bread? Mmmmmmm, never had it but that sounds so good. Sounds like you had an amazing weekend, just right. Cute picture in the park.

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    2. Aw, thanks! And here's a recipe for the beer bread --

  4. Happy belated birthday!!! Wow you did so much in one weekend. Your son is adorable. 30 is still very young and you will love the 30s...the best!

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