Monday, June 9, 2014

The Weekend

It is Monday which means the usual weekend update.  My weekend was great, but I have very little photos to document it.  It was full of the beach, many walks, crafting and shopping.  So let's dive right in.

I worked and then I got my car windows tinted.  Finally.  They look amazing, but I hate that you can't roll down your windows, touch your windows or do anything to them for three days.  Small price to pay.  Since we didn't have any Friday night plans, my husband and I decided it was a good time for a movie.  A matinee at that.  We saw Chef.  It was really good.  If you love food, a great story and father/son bonding, then this movie is for you.  We loved it.  Plus it is written, directed and stars Jon Favreau.  Go see it.

Then we had dinner outside at the Wild River Grille.  It was a gorgeous, warm evening.

My day started off early with a pancake breakfast with my husband.  Then he went off on a long bike ride up in the mountains.  My mother-in-law picked me up and we headed out for some shopping and crafting time.  We are putting together a few crafts for my sister-in-laws wedding next week.  Let me just say the mason jars ended up cute and easier than I thought.
  Tutorial here.

We will use the mason jars for flowers and candles.  We have a few other designs, but I will show off those after the wedding.

Saturday night was relaxing aka we didn't do a darn thing other than eat dinner.

It was in the 90s in Reno, so we knew Lake Tahoe was our best option.  It was 82 degrees in Tahoe yesterday.  We wanted to go to a different beach since we couldn't bring Walter on this trip.  He loves the windows open, loves to lick them and put his nose all over them, so he couldn't go due to my newly tinted windows.

We went to Sand Harbor.  I haven't been to this beach in a few years, so we forgot how close of a walk it is from car to beach, how soft the sand is and the lack of rocks in the shallow waters.  It was a great day.
Sand Harbor's Best View

Sunday evening was a mix of me grocery shopping while the husband and Walter took a long walk through the meadows, cooking dinner and another evening walk.  It was the perfect end to an amazing weekend.


  1. I super love the mason jars for the wedding! What a cute idea!

    1. They were pretty easy to do. You just need mason jars without anything on them. We found 12 quart size for $8 at Walmart.

  2. Pinned those mason jars. They look awesome!

    1. They were really easy to make and turned out beautifully. I can't wait for my sister-in-law to see them. They were easier than my table numbers for my wedding.

  3. Finally, indeed! Now it’s easier to drive without the sun glaring right in your face. Also, you'll have some privacy while in your car. And that benefits your safety too, since your valuables can’t be easily seen from the outside. Cheers!

    Kevin Nash @ Design Rides

  4. Craft decorations are so often the best way to adorn the house. My kids and husband aren't into doing crafts (well, my daughter is a little bit). It usually ends up being just me. Mason jars are an excellent choice. Done well, they can always make a great decoration for just about any area of the home. My favorite is in the kitchen window.

    Christie Goodwin @ Window Enhancements LLC

    1. Very true. I love mason jar decorations. I used these for my wedding flowers and around the house.