Monday, October 26, 2020

weekending

 


Happy Monday, friends! I'm linking up with Tanya from The Other Side of the Road for this blog post.

I had such a great weekend! My husband got it started off in a great way—he told me he wanted to go out for dinner and he had a place in mind. We both follow Cousin's Maine Lobster food truck on social media and he's been wanting to try them for weeks, so we decided to make Friday night the night. We laughed because we had to drive forever to go find them in Lewisburg, Mississippi and by the time we found them, I needed a restroom, which of course there wasn't one. Todd just went and ordered for us and about thirty minutes after the fact, we had our lobster rolls and tater tots.

This was where we found them, in the middle of a neighborhood near this house. We decided it was worth the drive, worth the wait and worth the money for a one time thing. It was expensive! But it was so, so good. The roll itself was pretty small, but they packed a ton of lobster meat onto it; we both had it prepared the Maine way—cold, with a little bit of mayonnaise on a toasted brioche bun.

I am telling you, it was good. My mouth watered as I typed that last sentence.

We went to find a restroom for me (thanks to all the water I've been drinking) and we sat and ate it all in his truck. We came home after this and changed into pajamas and watched The Voice. 

I woke up and watched a Hallmark Christmas movie Saturday morning, then Mom and I went to a Christmas open house at Southern Farmhouse on our town square. 

We were sneaking this with our masks down, but can you tell we were in our happy place?!





We were swooning over all the beauty. This little shop is one of my favorite shops in our town. I plan on doing as much shopping as I can this Christmas season at small businesses like this one. I also have a few other favorite spots: CJ Lilly, also on the square; The Paisley Rooster, a cute little boutique with all kinds of great clothing and jewelry and a friend of mine who sells jewelry. I know the guys in my life will want things only found on Amazon, but as much as I'm able, I hope to support these small businesses.



I love our little town and I love our town square. It was very cool and overcast here on Saturday, which is the most perfect fall day. I was reminded of how the weather so obviously affects personalities—I was in the best mood all day and was more than happy to just walk around and window shop. I didn't spend a dime on anything that day. To top it off, we went to one of our favorite places to eat for lunch, The Silver Caboose which is also on our square.

I was back home before one, then just stayed home for the rest of the day. Todd watched football, I sat and worked on blog posts for this week and eventually picked up a book to read. For dinner that night, I made my sister Debi's recipe for her chicken pot pie. It was so good and we have leftovers!

I was at church bright and early on Sunday morning for praise team rehearsal. Church was so good! There was a baby dedication, SIX baptisms, great music and the sermon was incredible. For the rest of the day, we just relaxed and watched shows on HGTV. It was a nice afternoon, even if I felt slightly guilty for skipping choir practice. How was your weekend? I'd love to hear from you! 

Thanks for reading my blog. Love to all.

6 comments:

Tanya said...

Your town square looks like so much fun! What a great outing to eat the lobster rolls. Thanks for linking up with Hello Monday! Tanya - The Other Side of the Road

Memphis Bridges said...

So fun to explore the square! I need to do that during the holiday season. Sounds like a fun adventure you guys had Friday night.

Joanne said...

That shops looks fantastic!

Jennifer Goodwin said...

Tanya~

I do love a good town square! I tend to seek them out when I go out of town as well. I'm such a sucker for them and I blame that partly on Hallmark movies. Ha! It was a fun date night, for sure. Have a great week!

Jennifer Goodwin said...

Marilyn~

You should definitely explore the square at Christmas! It's magical. It was a great date night! We made a memory, that's for sure. ;)

Have a great week!

Jennifer Goodwin said...

Joanne~

It was so beautiful! They have cute stuff all year round and it's all pretty reasonably priced. I love that about them. I almost asked if they were hiring...it'd be fun to work there! Thanks for stopping by, have a great week!

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