This past Friday both kids had the day off school. Dave and I decided to take vacation days and spend the day with them.
After we left Games On Tap, we went to Chapters and the kids played on the train table while Dave and I looked for books.
When I was a kid, my grandparents had huge closets and lots of grandchildren. I have fond memories of closet sleepovers with my cousins. So I asked Sam and Rachel if they wanted to sleep in our closet on Friday night. Dave was a little skeptical but the kids fell asleep within fifteen minutes and slept through the entire night.
The next morning after breakfast they went upstairs and were suspiciously quiet. Dave and I went upstairs and found the scene above. Yep, when our kids are quiet, they're reading in their closet beds.
We went grocery shopping and found the most Canadian chips ever. The retro Doritos went back on the shelf but the poutine chips are residing in our cupboards. (Sidenote: I hate poutine (don't tell or they'll revoke my Canadian citizenship) but Dave says the chips are "ahhhh... about what you'd expect. As far as novelty chip flavours go they work pretty well, because they're based on something that's already potato-y. If I'm in the mood for a novelty chip option, I wouldn't avoid them." Take that ringing endorsement as you will!)
I had the brilliant idea to order Vincenzo's sandwiches for lunch. The only problem with these is that I can't eat them every day. They are DELICIOUS!!!
Dave and I went to his work holiday party in the evening. Above, we are "dressed to impress!" Yes, I'm wearing heels. Yes, by the end of the evening I was walking across the parking lot wearing just my nylons. Fortunately, it wasn't that cold out.
And I talked Dave into getting a gold dragon. As he put it, "It was a decision made in a drunken stupor." Considering he'd only had half a beer at that point, I don't believe him :)
The next morning, Rachel commented, "Daddy! You have gold sparkles in your ruffles!" (Ruffles=scruff which also equals the cutest thing ever!)
So that was our weekend -- lots of game playing, yummy food, and sparkly ruffles.
How was your weekend?