I hope all you UK readers whether, mothers, children, friends, had an enjoyable Sunday honoring the mum's in your life. DD2 comes down stairs, and says to me, "Happy Mother's Day.". Knowing the complete Anglophile I am, I thought she was being a little cheeky. No, she had been watching YouTube and heard several mention, then cam e down feeling guilty she didn't know it even was Mother's Day. Well, I am happy to receive well wishes from my kids on two such days devoted to mom's.
I'm getting a little too used to these Sunday's with nothing on the calendar. After a delicious brunch of waffles and bacon, washed down at least for me, with some of the Costa Rican coffee DD2 brought back, the day was completely my own. Last night we enjoyed a nice evening out with friends while our daughter was at a friends house for an anti Sadie Hawkins dance gathering, and then to a late showing of Beauty and the Beast. She finished homework and is now at a play at the Guthrie Theater, King Lear, as part of her Honors English-Social Studies classes. Her teachers received a grant to take 50 students. The Guthrie is a wonderful theater space with nationally renowned professional directors and actors. Shakespeare and 16 year olds; I'll be curious to hear her review.
My day was spent on more tasks around the house and a wonderful long walk with pup. He is in major need of a hair cut, but I am not equipped for that, so DH will do either this Thursday or next. We're too early for yard work and garden center visits.The landscape is anything but picturesque., still it felt good to get outside a bit longer. DH went to the cabin to check on the progress in the last week and a half, but was home by late afternoon. I ran to Kohl's to use some expiring Kohl's cash, treating it as real cash towards future gift giving. I also topped off my groceries at Aldi's since I was in the area, leaving me with more than enough for milk money. I'm amazed how far funds stretch there, even buying some treats for DD2 to keep her frustration with austerity at bay.
Supper was simple, having made a pasta salad yesterday, which DH and I ate for supper. DD2 had the last of the chicken noodle soup I made on Friday before heading to the play. I baked a batch of chocolate chip cookie bars, freezing half for later snacking, and after I hit publish, plan to find something on Netflix to call it an end to my weekend. I accomplished some things and feel refreshed for the week to come. How about you? Were you able to enjoy calm, or were you on the run?