Labor Day Weekend

We had a three day weekend for Labor Day.  Oh, how I needed it!  I say that every time because every time one comes around I'm just desperate for it.  It might be a three day weekend but that doesn't necessarily mean it's all about relaxation.  I wish.  It just means you have an extra day to take care of business so that you actually have time to fit in some relaxing too.  Friday night we went to Lowe's and got our garage shelves, went for groceries and yogurt, ate a late dinner, watched a movie, then got really wild and crazy and played a round of Yahtzee.  I did my house cleaning on Saturday morning while Mj went road biking with his friends then we went up to my parents house. We spent a nice day hanging out with them and then went on a double date out to dinner.  I finally got some stuff that my mom has been keeping at the house for me.  Never mind that I moved out thirteen years ago.  Sunday I got up and did my homework and then we put our garage shelving together.  I did laundry and we stayed up really late watching movies. 
Hot dogs roasting on an open fire......
An All American dinner.  Hot dogs and Miller Lite. 
Except the Corona. 
By the time Monday rolled around my only chores were some dishes that had accumulated and some left over homework.  In the morning I went to the gym while Mj went mountain biking.  The weather was gloomy and it even started sprinkling.  Not good if you actually had Labor Day plans but just perfect for taking a nap.  We took an awesome 2 hour nap just because.  We definitely don't do that often enough.  Then it was time for dinner.  Our fire pit has many uses including roasting hot dogs.  Fire roasted hot dogs taste even better then grilled.  Roasting them let's you get them perfectly charred to your liking so that the edges are nice and crispy.  It was a easy yet delicious meal.   Then, we watched a movie, ate ice cream and had the rest of the night to chill out.  We spent some good quality time together and the weekend was a perfect mix of being productive AND being lazy.  If only every weekend had three days. 

I'm not sure what's up with the weather.  It's muggy and rainy...like the East Coast weather has come for a visit.  All the kids went back to school today so the days of light summer traffic are officially over.  I have a super long day today since I have school after work.  Back to the grind...but at least there will only be four days of it.  


  1. sounds absolutely lovely and relaxing!...my daughter doesnt start schooluntil next week..(i cant wait!)

  2. Sounds like you had a great weekend! Now I want hot dogs lol!

  3. Sounds like a fun weekend. I couldn't wait until Labor Day came so I could have an extra day to relax - well, I guess I should say a few extra hours to relax before my siblings and I demolished a wall in my house and before I went to work. I didn't get as much rest as I wanted, but I got a lot done on my To-Do list and the leftover BBQ was amazing! :)

  4. Sounds like a agreat weekend!
    I love having weekends like that to just relax : )

  5. I'm glad you had a great weekend. I love 3 day weekends too. I wish there were more of them in the year. LOL. Thankfully, I got to rest too.

  6. What a great way to celebrate the weekend. i didn't have hotdogs which is such a bummer! yours looks delicious!

  7. sounds like the perfect weekend! makes me want hot dogs right now!


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