We made it to H-town with no problems at all, we were even able to check in to our hotel a little early! Which came in so handy because both Thomas and I were so tired, probably from the day before, but we knew that bed was calling our name for a nice nap before dinner!
Saturday night, we had dinner at Flemings Steakhouse in Houston, YUM! Thomas' dad is a manager there, and Thomas has been dying to take me there for as long as I remember, so of course, that's where we went! Thomas and I are such foodies, we loved being there and having lots of new stuff to try! Thomas had been there before and knew a lot about the menu already, but I had not. It was such a fun experience and we loved everything we got!
After our marvelous dinner, the two of us had to take a little walk to get that "so stuffed I can't move" feeling out of our system. We found a cute shopping center just down from our hotel and Flemings, and decided it was perfect. We even found a cute little faux telephone booth!
Doesn't he look cute?A little later that night we met up with Thomas' dad to catch up a little more at a local spot called BB's!
This night was filled with wonderful food, and lots of catching up! Thomas' dad lives in Houston, so we don't get to see him too often, but he is always so sweet anytime he's around. Thomas' is definitely blessed to have him!
As our last day of vacation came, we scrambled to pack everything up, and check out in time for the 12pm deadline, but we weren't ready to head home yet!
Next stop? Minute Maid Ballpark to see the Astros take on the Rangers! Yes, that's right.. We managed to squeeze in a baseball game while we were on vacation! Although we were very pleased with the ballpark being enclosed, and not having to worry about the rain or the horrible Houston humidity, we were quite unimpressed with it overall. Not sure if we're just so accustomed to how lively The Ballpark in Arlington is, or if we are just too cool for all those Houston Astros fans, but it seemed dead! The workers were a little rude, the stands were sorta empty and on their big screen, they had far too much going on. But that being said, it's another ballpark to cross off our list of the 32 (all the ones in the US) that we plan to visit! Only 30 more to go!
Our 4 day getaway was just what we needed! Each day on our vacation, like everyday in our relationship, was such an adventure. Definitely sad that it's over, but happy that I got to see all of the precious kiddos I nanny today.
I'm so blessed to have been able to take this vacation, and so thankful that both of the families I work for allowed me to take a few days off as well as being so grateful that Thomas was able to take off too! My life has changed so much in the last year, to think, a year ago today, I had just boughten my car (all on my own), Thomas and I had hardly been dating 3 months, and I was in between nannying positions. Life is so crazy, and it only seems to get crazier!
I hope this week treats everyone well, I have a busy busy work week, but am so looking forward to it!