Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Mini Vacay....Yay!

So my husband has a large work kick-off meeting in his region the beginning of each year.  Luckily, the event is held at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi and I am able to go, too.  This is our second year getting to go and it is pretty fun for a work event.  Mike works the majority of the weekend but after work, we get to enjoy some nice food and, of course, the casino.  Our girls get to spend a few days with family so we can spend a few days without them.  It is kind of nice to have a mini vacay, though we do miss them while we are gone. 

One of my favorite things to do, besides a little gaming, is to enjoy the spa.  I usually spend the better half of one day in the spa getting a massage, having lunch, and just lounging around in the quiet facilities.  I rarely get massages so this was great!  And the staff at the spa is so accommodating.  If I need anything, I just ask and they handle it.  Refreshing!

I need to also mention the work event.  Mike's coworkers are always so nice to me and they really put on a great event.  I got to eat some wonderful food, too.  I really enjoyed hanging out with the other employees and their wives and have met some good folks.  I look forward to seeing them again next year!

After my relaxing few days, I picked my girls up and got to spend a day and a half enjoying them.  When we got home we enjoyed some Crazy Bread (a favorite from Mike and I were dating) and watched Star Wars Episode 1.  I promise this movie was picked out by my girls and they are super excited that it is coming back to the theater!  Monday was a holiday for all of us girls so we slept late and played/lazed all day before a nice dinner and quiet night.  I even heard the girls playing sweetly together....which is not a sound I hear all that often!  What a perfect weekend!  Now, back to the grind.

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