Two things that my husband and I have learned in our marriage is that it’s important to have time alone and it’s important to have time with friends. He has an annual camping trip with his high school friends that they excitedly plan each year. I have my fun weekend with Rachel, of To Hab & To Hold, that I look forward to each summer. I had so much fun spending the other weekend in the Twin Cities with Rachel and her family. These weekends never disappoint – there’s nothing like a girls’ weekend!
I went to the Twin Cities this weekend to spend time with one of my favorite people in the world. It’s hard to believe that my friend, Rachel of To Hab & To Hold, and I have only known each other for two years. She’s one of those people that I feel like I’ve known forever.
Baby Jo wanted to walk to the car on her own. C proudly took her hand and they walked down the hall together. I hung back a little and simply admired the sweetness of their friendship.
I had the pleasure of having a kids-free weekend with one of my best friends, Rachel (To Hab & To Hold). It was Hubster’s annual camping weekend with his high school friends and my in-laws agreed to watch our kids so that we could both have a very much needed weekend with our friends.
In the past year, I’ve made awesome connections with some really amazing women in the blogosphere. One of my 30 Before 30 goals was to meet one of them in person.
I met a fellow Mamavation Sista back in August. I had just pledged to the Mamavation Sistahood and realized that Rachel (@rachhabs, To Hab & To Hold) lives about 2 hours from me, and only about 40 minutes from my parents. We met up for lunch with our kids, and I knew right away that the woman was flippin’ awesome.
I’m packing for my first ever girls’ weekend! That’s right, I’m 25 and I have never been on a girls-only weekend. Crazy, right? Well, my friend R and I have been planning this for months. You see, our husbands are old high school buddies and every year they go on a camping trip. That means every year, R and I get stuck at home for a weekend solo with the kiddos. This year, we finally decided, “Hey, this is nuts. WE should get a weekend of our own, too!”