Weekend Recap

I’m back!

And we had such a great time.

We ate at El Chico(a long time fave of ours), Bonefish Grill (on a recomendation from Abby) and Mimi’s Cafe. All were so very good.

We shopped and spent money. But bought almost nothing full price. I think I was the only one that bought something not on sale. Cindy found flip-flops for the kids at Target for 25 cents. Can you believe that? 25 cents! What a deal!

We laughed and laughed. And we slept! Until 8:30! It felt great.

Abby called me on Thursday (we talk just about everyday) and asked what our plans were for the weekend. I told her I hadn’t talked to Cindy all week so I wasn’t sure what our plans were. Abby said we were weird.

I don’t think of us as weird really. We have been friends since we were 15 (25 years!), we have talked until late hours, double dated, traveled together and enjoyed countless hours on the telephone. We know each other. We don’t have to talk all the time, or see each other often. We don’t even give each other Christmas and birthday gifts every year. Some years we do, some years we don’t. It just depends.

We are comfortable friends. The kind that pick up where we left off and don’t miss a beat. We aren’t alike really. She loves purple, and I don’t think I own anything that color. I am a junk food junkie, and I reject the premise of exercise. She bought a Sneaky Chef cookbook and wakes up at 4:30 to exercise. We aren’t alike.

But I love her. I love her family. And she loves mine. And my family loves her as if she was a sister, daughter, granddaughter, or niece.

Friends. There really isn’t much greater is there?

It was a good weekend. Hope yours was too. What did you do?


Published by Abby Lee

Celebrating and decorating with purpose is my favorite thing to do. When I am not filling a tree with ornaments or throwing a birthday party for my golden doodle, I am being mom to a super cool tween son, the wife to a fine blue eyed man and selling real estate. I call northeast Arkansas home and when I am not loving on my people or celebrating in our space, I am using words to express myself here or on my podcast. Be sure to follow me! I am the co-author of a blog called Life with My Sister and have a podcast called Abby As-Is. You can also follow me on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.

3 thoughts on “Weekend Recap

  1. sounds like you had a fabulous weekend…i returned home Saturday from a week long trip to Washington, DC, and Williamsburg, VA, with 5th and 6th graders!! Had lots of fun but very tired!!


  2. It had to be alot of fun for both of you. I remember when you and Cindy Lou were in high school… never a dull moment with you two around. And when the two of you sang \”Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair\” at the Choir Follies… It was awesome. That tune, however, doesn't top \”Twist and Shout\” performed by \”BOBBY DO and THE DON'TS\” (Julie and Cindy were THE DON'TS) !Hope the two of you get to have your weekends together for years to come.Love to all,Bobby Do


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