As most of you know, we headed out the Friday before Thanksgiving so that we could spend a whole week at our ranch in Texas! This is one of our favorite times of the year and we all look forward to gathering at the ranch to hang out and celebrate. Now, getting there is usually much harder than hosting 30 or more people! Driving across the United States with 2 kids, 2 dogs, and a Suburban full of stuff has made for many a good story BUT, don't you worry, this trip we added my sister's
Before we could even begin loading the U-Haul, our wild
We started the trip in the dark hours of the morning and finally got to my Mom's in the dark hours of the evening. There, we had to unload and repack half the trailer so that The Col. (my step-dad) could take it the rest of the way to Colorado and deliver to Erin's doorstep. We were all tired, a little cranky (maybe an understatement, but honest nonetheless), and ready to get to the ranch! We decided to get a good nights rest and start again the next morning.
The night was restless and I really think we all woke up crankier than we went to bed. But, just when things couldn't get much crazier, we looked around and Meg's precious, first born,
As we got closer and closer to the ranch, miraculously Handsome Hubby's mood brightened. We got there early enough to unload and get ready for an evening hunt which made for at least 3 VERY happy people!
|Nothing palatial but, the place that makes me take a deep breath and smile!|
Hope you are getting in the holiday spirit and I promise there won't be such long lapses in blogging again until Christmas!