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weekend wrap up...

Friday Night: Weather was rainy, but we went to the nurseries anyway. Lori and I were searching for something to help spruce up her front yard. After some help from the nursery shop worker, we pulled out a couple ideas, she purchased them and tested them when we got back to her place. We also grabbed some chinese food and drove around the neighborhood trying to see about more ideas.

S. was at the Semi Final Stanley Cup game for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He met his brother at their friend's house, outside of Pittsburgh and headed down to the game about 5pm. The said that the stadium was out of control and luckily the Penguins won 4 to 2. What a great game! Oh and it was a white out! Good times had by all!

Saturday night: Lori, N., Rhys and I headed back to the nurseries to return the option that didn't work and look at other options. I purchased a few things for my yard and a mother's day gift for my mother in law. When we were done I worked in the yard all day, planting perennials that I had purchase 3 weeks prior that needed planting!

Saturday night, I babysat and then headed to B. & S.'s house to play ROCK BAND with T. & C., dh and I. It's like Guitar Hero but with the drums and microphone added. You can also add a bass guitar too but B. doesn't have that going yet.

We played this at our friends house while watching it on his projector screen that is about 7 feet tall of so. It's crazy because you actually feel like you are a rock concert. We played for about 6 hours straight with a "band off" and everything.

If you haven't played this you need to! Typically you just have three parts: the guitar, the drums and then the voice. I prefer to sing because I'm not so great on the other instruments. I like the guitar but personally I think the drums are a little more challenging.

Go Rock Band!

Sunday: We cleaned frantically before our families arrived for Mother's Day lunch. We had a nice time with both families, however the tornado warning almost threw a damper on things. About 1:30pm the tornado sirens started going off, the news was showing tornado warnings (meaning a tornado had been spotted) in our county and the surrounding counties. My parents house was said to possibly in the pathway of the said tornado/funnel. We all lucked out, remained upstairs and the tornado passed through without touching down. So aside from the crappy rainy/tornado type weather we had a great time on Mother's day. At one point, my mom, my sister, my brother, my dog, my parent's dog, myself and my cat were all asleep. It was nice to have a little down time and little cat nap before cranking back up for the evening. My dad arrived a little late but we got the food out around dinner time so he could eat too.

Sunday night we had volleyball. I haven't played sand volleyball since last August and it was pretty obvious. I was the weakest link. It was fun and we won 1 out of 3 games, but we are pretty sure that this team will probably be the team to beat later in the season. We'll get better, I'll get better and we'll do as well as we did last year. We all just need some warmer weather!

More pictures to come...


t.w.i.t. said…
Thanks for helping me plan my landscaping!

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