Like I mentioned on Monday, C had a bye week two weeks ago. We decided to take a “staycation” and do some exploring in Arizona so he could save money for a ring for me. Again….eek!!
If you want to see our adventures for the first part of the week, you can see them here. I got a chemical peel, we saw a ghost town and we visited Canyon Lake and Apache Lake....all by Wednesday!
|A "C" sized snickers!|
As you all know, C bleeds Michigan State green! It was fun to get together with my parents and watch the team win. My dad is a huge college basketball fan, so it’s nice to see them bond over something!
On Saturday we did something C has never done before…..horseback riding! Now, the only reason C has never been horseback riding is because people literally won’t let him on their horses because he is too big. He’s always wanted to ride though. Thankfully, we found someone who would give him a chance! One of the Rattler’s fans invited us over to his house for a ride, which was incredibly generous. We headed over Saturday afternoon and spent the day riding horses around their property. It was hilarious, because they just told C to hop right on. He had no clue what he was doing and was very intimiated! Luckily, that didn’t last too long. I loved being able to see him experience something new….and slightly scary! I have been or horses many times, but I have also been thrown off (accidently) a few times, so horses make me more nervous than they used too. We spent horses alternating between riding horses and drinking beers on the front porch. Probably not the greatest combo, but it was a lovely relaxing afternoon! I got to experience my first gallop on a horse which was incredible. I spent the entire time wondering if I was about to fall off and die….but I made it through. It was frightening and exhilarating all at the same time!
|Riding around in an old Model T!|
I swear it felt like my week off went so quickly, I can’t believe we spent all of that time in Arizona! Yes, I missed the beach, but a pretty diamond on my hand someday soon is worth it!
Have you ever taken a staycation? Did you enjoy it?