03 May 2009

like a mommy mental health day...

a bowl full of wishes

We had a virtually kid-free weekend: One boy was off Thursday night, Two boys off Friday night, and a whole day in Mystic, Connecticut!
Okay, we went to a knife show in Mystic. (My husband makes custom knives, we're both crafty.) But there were plenty of nice people to talk to and he even ended up making a pretty nice deal with a new contact so yay for all that.

But I was more excited to go out for lunch.( I'm all about the lunching.) Last time we went to this show we couldn't find a parking space so we skipped downtown altogether and settled for ice cream shack fare. This time we got a nice space and had a great walk and lunch (salmon BLT. yum!) and found the silliest little gift shop called whyevernot. (no website, I checked. boo.)I wanted to live in there. They had the nicest little cards and stationery and books and gifty-type doodads of all sorts. We didn't succeed in finding any mother's day gifts, but I did get those wonderful copper bells to hang over the door now that Harry is tall enough to turn the knobs. Call it a primitive alarm system. I just have to find the perfect ribbon to hang them with!

And on top of all that goodness, I got to come home and spend the afternoon baking. More on that later, that's a post of it's own.

Hope all of your weekends were just as relaxing!


Allison said...

Oh my goodness. I totally know what you mean about primitive alarm systems. You should see the one that Logan and I rig up every night before we go to bed. Why do kids have to get up so early in the morning? =)

Also, does your hubby have a website for his knife making biz? Logan collects knives, so I would like to look into getting a future gift for him. Fathers day perhaps?

Anne said...

I love the wish jar!