My Name Is Snickerdoodle: Long Weekend Recap


Long Weekend Recap

-Did absolutely nothing which is how every long holiday weekend should start.

-Did more of absolutely nothing in the morning...well, we cleaned and cleaned and cleaned, but that doesn't constitute as anything fun.

-Ian had family in town because of the BYU/OU game so since we weren't attending it and grandma was watching some of her grandkids...we decided to bless her with watching ALL of her grandkids. Lucky her! Ian and I invited his sister and her husband to go to Dave & Buster's with us. Back up a bit...Ian won a bingo game at work and got a $100 gc for his efforts. We thought it would be more fun to go with other people...we were right. After a delicious dinner and a free appetizer (there were a little slow to acknowledge us sitting there at our table) we headed over to the games. It took us 2 1/2 HOURS to use up the whole $100, but we weren't complaining. At the very end of our credits, I won a whopping 500 tickets on one game. I was pretty pleased. We ended up with a combined 4,598 tickets!!! However, all that got us was three (surprisingly cute) teddy bears and junk candy toys for our kids.

-Ended the night with some good ol' Sonic Drinks.

-Had a very hectic Sunday morning...still trying to block it from my memory.

-Was spiritually uplifted at church.

-Went over to Ian's mom's house again to have family dinner since most of the family was still in town. I made this fabulous bean dip. We got there late so everyone had it for dessert.

-Family was still in town we we headed over to Railhead...which was sadly closed because of the holiday. So we opted to go to Pappasitos. I sure didn't mind that one bit. With a party of 17 and half of them being actually went pretty well with only one misshap. Liam fell backwards in his chair. I really hate it when my little guy gets hurt. No goose eggs or bruises, though.

-Then we split up...girls went to Sam Moon and the guys went to Cabela's.

-Did more of nothing because that is how a holiday weekend should end...with you recouping from all the activities!


  1. You know all the best places!! Being here only two years ( :0 ) we are just beginning to venture out and explore this wonderful State. Great tips...thanks so much.

  2. it was a busy weekend for us too. my in-laws were in town for Eliana's blessing. we watched the BYU game here and were CHEERING like crazy fans!! LOL it was awesome. Sunday was beautiful and just a little hectic but that's how we like it. and the food was delish, as usual. my mom's the best! and Monday, Greg worked so me and the girls hung out with my parents. it was tons of fun!! :)

    the girls slept in til 11am today and have been napping on and off all day. guess they were more exhausted than i thought!! LOL we missed you guys. love ya!!

  3. Ok, I am trying to work out a trip to Dallas before the end of the year. We MUST get together if I do come down. You do too much fun stuff.

  4. I've never been to a Dave & Buster's! Isn't it like Chuck E Cheese, except for adults?