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Dream closet illustrations by Emma Kisstina

It’s back to reality after our brief, but fun trip out to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut! Hubs had looked into little B&B inns, but decided on the casino due to the crazy weather we’ve been getting. And he was RIGHT – just walking across the parking garage was brutally cold!

We shopped at little boutiques and drank margaritas at the cheesy Margaritaville. We tried our luck at the slot machines. We went wild in the kiddie arcade. We blew off fancy dinner reservations to eat burgers, fries, and kaluha-spiked milkshakes. We lounged around on our luxurious king-sized bed and watched the Westminster dog show on TV. We ordered room service for breakfast and even stopped at the outlets on the way home – a bonus!

All in all, it was such a mellow, relaxing outing for us. It’s times like this that I’m so happy we don’t make a habit out of buying each other big, expensive material gifts. I’ll take playing a hysterical game of skee-ball with my funny and thoughtful husband over getting a new designer purse, always.

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11 Responses to lady luck

  1. Christine says:

    awww, what a fun and relaxing weekend! I love getaways like that where you can just relax (and watch dog shows!). Love it.

  2. Katie says:

    Sounds completely effortless and fun :) I guess we could all do with a little weekend getaway!

  3. Rocio says:

    Great illustrations, especially the high heel.
    Xoxo ♥

    Rocio R.


  4. Lena says:

    What a wonderful way to spend Valentine’s Day! I adore that you guys blew off fancy reservations for burger and shakes-my kind of girl!

  5. alli/hooray says:

    Aw, so glad you had a great trip! I’d take a spontaneous getaway over fancy things any day, too.

  6. Dionne_C says:

    Sounds like the perfect little getaway. Love that idea.

  7. lizzie says:

    Welcome back, I LOVE those illustrations!

  8. April says:

    Aww this is a sweet post. I’m so glad you had a lovely time with your hubby!

  9. Katie*Belle says:

    I completely agree with your approach! And these illustrations are beautiful too : )

  10. Jo says:

    mohegan sun is great! Glad you had a good weekend.

    I love the illustrations!

  11. Jackie | Sweet Little Thrills says:

    Sounds absolutely delightful! So fun + unexpected. And I totally agree with you — I’d rather enjoy my hubby’s company than something he can buy me any day!