Happy New Year, Baby!
We're settling into the new year gradually. Today is the first day back at work. Luke starts back to school tomorrow, and Evie goes back Wednesday. We had a wonderful holiday season, but it is time to get focused on what we're going to do in the new year.
Chuck and I spent New Year's Eve at home - Champagne Thursday and New Year's Eve coincided making it the perfect storm. (Luke took this picture.)
Lindsey and her sister Tanya decided to ring in the new year at Billy Bob's Texas - the largest honky tonk. I think they had a really good time and Tanya got to see lots of two-stepping and cowboy hats.
We went bowling the next evening after a day spent lounging on the couch. The kids LOVED it! They had so much fun! I can't wait to do this again.
The next day, George started walking in earnest. Instead of being prodded to take a couple steps here and there, he started walking places on his own and he's getting braver with each step! So fun to watch!
We headed over to Wayne and Caroline's house for some fantastic cheese, meat, fondu, and other assorted yummy items. They are seriously amazing cooks! (Diet starts monday).
While we were there, Luke and Evie turned into the next Partridge Family. I had no idea this was in my future!
Yesterday, I took the Tanya and Lindsey to the Galleria. We had lunch and did some shopping and it was so fun. I think they were impressed with the size of the mall and all the shops that were there, but I also think they were shopped out by the time we got there since Tanya spent most of her week shopping in Fort Worth malls. We ate at the Grand Lux Cafe, which is owned by The Cheesecake Factory. It was delicious and the restaurant was gorgeous, but there was just too much on the menu to choose from. We spent probably 15 or 20 minutes just trying to decide what to eat!
So, that's that. I'm back at work today and ready to tackle a new year!