Happy Monday! Look at me being all on top of things and actually blogging! (Which is super impressive for me today because I am completely wiped!) It’s been forever since I did a weekend recap, and in the last few weeks, lots has happened! So instead of a weekend recap, I’ll do a life lately recap!
Let’s rewind to Memorial Day weekend! We attended CJ and Paula’s wedding! CJ and I work together and have become friends over the past few years. One day we decided that we should double date and needless to say I clicked with Paula and JP and CJ bonded over sports (and the fact that they both go by letters…) The wedding was in Houston at the Rice Hotel Crystal Ballroom. I danced the night away with mostly Caitlin and occasionally JP when I was able to drag him out on the dance floor!
These were both taken on my iPhone. Can you believe the Buffalo Bayou rose 35 feet? Of course, since our dog park in on the bayou, it was completely flooded. Can you believe it? You can see just the tops of the trees and light poles!
Here’s a picture that JP took at 7:00am when the rain had just stopped. The bayou rose up above the street level. What you see is down Montrose Blvd at Allen Parkway. Luckily, things have pretty much returned to normal and it looks like this week will FINALLY be sunny.
Fast forward beyond the crazy week of rain to this past weekend. Saturday we celebrated Caitlin’s bachelorette party! Two of her other bridesmaids drove in from Dallas and San Antonio to celebrate with me, Lauren and of course, Caitlin! We started the day at Pinot Palette in Montrose which is a mile away from my house! They enjoyed lots of wine and champagne while I drank Fresca out of a wine glass so I could feel fancy like them! Our paintings actually ended up pretty good and we had lots of fun making them!
As we were leaving Pinot’s, it started to drizzle and storm clouds rolled in. Within seconds, the flood gates open and the sky was dropping down water in sheets! We managed to drive just a few miles to Hotel Zaza where thank goodness they have valet parking. We checked in and got up to our room to continue our party and wait out the storm. We sang, danced and got ready for dinner and a night on the town. We ate dinner at El Real, then stopped by my house for an hour before I dropped the girls off at Howl at the Moon in Midtown. At that point, I gracefully bowed out and let the girls continue their shenanigans without a tired, crabby 7 months pregnant lady 🙂 Turns out, they had a complete and total blast. I mean how could they not when there was a bachelorette that looked this good?
Last but not least, my cousin Dan and his wife Ashley had their baby boy this past Friday! Camden Joseph was born May 29th at 1:33pm! Dad and I really wanted to drive down to Corpus Christi to visit them since we’re the only family within driving range! Dan and Ashley moved down from Illinois (where my dad’s family is from) to Corpus in January. Since Camden made his appearance two weeks early, their families weren’t planning on coming down for a few more weeks. I’m so glad we were able to spend some time with them and hopefully help out at least a little bit! I mean just look at how handsome this little guy is!
Like I said, these past few weeks were pretty jam packed and life isn’t slowing down. Next up we have my high school reunion and maternity pictures! So much fun in so little time. June is going to be crazy before July slows down just a bit before little Miss Chloe Grace arrives!
We are loving life right now and can’t wait to see what every day has in store for us!
Does the start of summer months mean crazy business for y’all?