Ryan and I put the truck to good use this weekend. On Saturday we helped our friend Sam haul a bunch of garbage and yard waste (4 trips in all) to the local waste disposal sites. It was fun to do “yard work” stuff, even though we were just picking up from all the work he had already done. And now we told Sam he’ll have to invite us over for a bonfire in his yard before winter comes! It was very smelly out at the composting site, and so we all smelled a little when we went for lunch afterwards (we had to make it to our favorite Chinese restaurant before their lunch special ended, so no time for showers). But it was a fun afternoon.
That evening we had a fantasy football live draft party at the casino in Hinckley. Last year I took second place in the league (the only other girl in it won the whole thing), but I have a feeling I won’t do as well this year. But, it’s fun to participate, and I like football anyway. After the party we went down to Ryan’s parents’ place for the night.
On Sunday we drove down to Ikea. And holy cow, did we get a lot of stuff. Ok, maybe not as much as the guy who bought like 5 pieces of furniture, but we did get a bookshelf, a dresser, 2 frames for photos for the livingroom to hang on the wall, some baskets for storage, and a bunch of other miscellaneous stuff. It was an expensive trip, but it’ll be nice to have the extra storage, and something for the baby’s room (that’s what the dresser is for). I’ve been itching to start putting stuff in there. Thankfully we had the truck, because that stuff would have never fit in the Echo we usually drive. LOL. Tonight’s project is to assemble furniture and move things around to get it all to fit where we want it.
So yah, we had a great weekend, but it was very busy. Not real relaxing. Luckily, we will have a nice long weekend here to make up for it. We’ll be dog sitting for Sam, but otherwise I think the plan is just to hang out around the house. Sounds fabulous to me!