I did manage to escape to the movies on Saturday...all by myself. I saw "Larry Crowne" which I thoroughly enjoyed. The reviews were not good, but I left the theater feeling lighter and smiling. Me and Hubby got in a date that night. We met some friends and all sat out on the patio of this restaurant that overlooks a little pond. We shared margaritas and loads of delicious appetizers and adult conversation.
What I wanted for the fourth was a fun family activity --to go to a park or a lake and just hang out in the water. Some friends of ours told us about a natural spring at at park a few miles away. Well...I'll be damned if I could get my husband and kids on board. They came up with excuses not to make it happen.
I will give hubby credit for going out and buying a family pack of barbecue from a local joint. Their sides were pathetic so my mom doctored up the potato salad. I made my own baked beans, guacamole and added a few grilled burgers for Red who doesn't like the other cuts of meat. We bought a cherry pie and ice cream from the grocery store, which was actually quite delicious. And of course...I made a pitcher of margaritas. That was the cherry on top.
Tried to get the gang to watch a movie together at the end of the day -even that didn't work. The highlight of my holiday was a warm bath behind closed doors. I reflect at the end of the day...maybe I should have had a party and entertained some friends. The extent of my socializing for the day was on Facebook and Twitter isn't that pathetic? At least there was no cleanup...
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