Monday, May 11, 2015

A Beachy Mother's Day

We're recovering from a busy but fun Mother's Day weekend, and I really feel like the festive season is kicking off here in Portsmouth. There really is so much to do!

I was tracking the forecast like a hawk and when I saw it was going to hit the 80s I decided a family beach day is how I wanted to spend most of my Mother's Day. We kicked off the day with a 9:15a.m. brunch reservation, then headed to church and from there straight to the beach:

After, we grabbed fish sandwiches for an early dinner and the kids were in bed before 9p.m. so I count that a win! I was so tempted to go to bed myself but eked out a bit of housekeeping and work before crashing right at midnight. It was a mini-resolution for me this year to get in bed by midnight and while it's been a struggle to maintain, when I woke up this morning I felt so refreshed especially because Grayson didn't wake up at all! Usually he's up a couple times in the night. Nia on the other hand has taken to sneaking in our bed in the wee hours. I usually don't notice until I wake up to a foot in my face!

I just keep telling myself this is temporary...

Oh and one more highlight from Mother's Day weekend? Mr. Lovebird and I got to dress up for a swanky benefit. It was for an amazing local cause that I can't wait to get more involved with:
Rent the Runway FTW! Thank you to everyone who gave me feedback on using it!
What's on tap this week? Heading to a Boston blogger meet-up tonight with a mommy blogger friend, working on a few fun posts this week including a Zutano giveaway, prepping for flying down with the family to NYC for an extra long weekend (Friday - Tuesday this time!) then getting ready to welcome guests next holiday weekend before I head head down to New Orleans to cruise with mom.  

May is an awesome month so far!

How was your Mother's Day weekend? Is warm weather bringing out the festive season in your neck of the woods?

P.S. We un-boxed the VTech Kidizoom Action Cam Nia won at the TTPM Spring Showcase. Check our video out here!