Friday, October 28, 2011

Day 15

Day 15: Death row meal

Do I have to pick just one? This is a hard choice for me because I have 2 favorite meals. Those who know me well enough could probably guess!
Prime rib and chicken fingers.
I'll take both please! I love prime rib and it's definitely something I choose when I want to treat myself. Cook it medium with lots of au jus, a side of mashed potatoes, and some green beans and I am a happy girl. Chicken fingers are my comfort food. I may have been called "the chicken finger girl" more than once. It's my go-to meal when I'm at a new place or can't decide what to order. I like them with honey mustard and french fries.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Fun down south

Last week we were down in Sierra Vista while Travis finished up a block of training classes at Ft. Huachuca. He was only supposed to be there for 3 weeks but during the 3rd week they told him he had to stay for one more. We had had quite enough of missing each other so we packed up the dogs and the baby and headed down south. The weather was beautiful while we were down there. It was a little boring while Travis was in class because he had to take the car which meant I had to stay in the hotel room the whole day.
One night (Wednesday?) we went to Daisy Mae's Steakhouse with 2 of his buddies. While the atmosphere and service were nothing to write home about the ribeye we all got was A-MA-ZING. We also confirmed that Raedyn is not a fan of potatoes. The next night we went on a nice drive to Bisbee. We saw the old copper mine and then drove through the town which was so cute. It was dark by when we were driving by the shops so I'd really like to go back during the day and check it out some more.
The Mine

Travis got out early on Friday so we went to Tombstone. I had heard a lot about it so I was excited to go check it out. The town was really neat but after spending a whole week in a hotel we didn't have the money to spend on the activities and food. Travis of course had to buy some Sarsaparilla but that was the extent of our spending that day.

Raedyn seeing a horse for the first time

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Fun up north

It's been busy times for the past week and half or so. Last weekend (7-8) we headed up to Payson to go camping. I was expecting it to be quite a bit cooler than down in the Valley but was I surprised when we got up there and saw SNOW on the ground!

It was freezing the night we got up there so Raedyn and I stayed in the nice warm car while my awesome husband set up the tent.

There was no one around us so we were able to let the dogs roam free for the most part. They had a blast! Raedyn got us up nice and early on Saturday and we got a fire going and had some breakfast.

We got Raedyn all bundled up and she had a great time walking around exploring.

We went on a hike, came back for lunch, and then went to the Tonto Fish Hatchery.

We roasted marshmallows for s'mores but ended up forgetting the bag with the graham crackers in it so I improvised.

We were going to stay another night but after forgetting quite a few things we were all pretty much over camping by Saturday evening and went home early. It was still nice and relaxing family time.