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Anniversary Weekend

This weekend Steve and I celebrated 7 years of marriage. We left here on Friday and drove to Steve's parents house, just outside of Memphis. On Saturday, we went to Tupelo, Ms to meet up with one of Steve's best friends, Paul. He and his wife live in Starkville and both work for MSU.
Paul and his wife, Bobbie have one son, Clay. They are some of THE NICEST people you will ever meet. Paul was in our wedding. We ate at Red Lobster and the kids got to meet a lobster while we waited on our table.

Clay was so well-behaved and my girls loved being around him.
I rode a little train in the mall with the girls.
Here we are on our anniversary at Granny's house for lunch. Best food in the world!!!
This is Carrington and her mom, Jennifer.
The girls got to ride on a mule and go feed the catfish. Memories in the making!

Loving on Granny.
Precious Sam Henry.
Steve and I left Granny's and went to downtown Memphis to stay at the Peabody. The place is beautiful!!!!! I spotted James Taylor's guitar on the wall of a dress shop there in the hotel. I LOVE his music!
Before our dinner on Sunday night.
We ate at a really nice place, but I did NOT like what I ordered. I am just NOT a fancy food kind of girl! I am happy with a $3 chicken fried steak from Braum's or KFC.
We had breakfast in a neat place, but the atmosphere was MUCH better than the food. I enjoyed my dates with Steve. We had a lot of fun together on our get away!
This is inside the Peabody Hotel. I felt like I was boarding the Titanic. It is such a beautiful place and was built in the late 1800s.
Steve's parents were so kind to keep our girls and the girls had a great time.

I am so thankful to be married to a wonderful man. He is so good and kind to me and makes me laugh. I am blessed!


rae said…
Glad you had a great anniversary. I love the Peabody in Memphis!! My husband and I have stayed there a few times for our anniversary. Our anniversary is in December and the Peabody is decorated beautifully at Christmas!
Ryan V. said…
Aw, sounds like you had a great time! Happy anniversary!
Kasey said…
I love The Peabody! I live in Tupelo, and every now and then we get to go to The Peabody!
Tracy said…
Im glad you guys had a great time! I love your dress that you are wearing on your date!
His Doorkeeper said…
Happy Anniversary ! So glad you got a little time to yourselves! Bet the parents had fun too with the girls! That's a treat for them as well!
Cyndi said…
Happy Anniversary! Wish I would've ran into you while you where in Tupelo. I would've said hi. And the kids I keep love that train at the mall. Looks like y'all had a great time.
Tiffanie said…
What a fun weekend! You look so beautiful by the way!
Tara G. said…
October is a great month to be married-our 11th is coming up at the end of the month. Congratulations and may this next year be even more amazing! :)
Sara Campbell said…
I have all kinds of comments to make. Your dress from the Peabody night is amazing. I saw your sweet little MIL at the side of one of the pictures...brought back summer memories of going to her house!!! Love the Peabody (what Memphis girl doesn't?) Fun post!!! I'll keep some of my comments for the next time we talk, else your friends will think I am weird!
Anonymous said…
where is your blue dress with the pattern from?! I love it!
A Little Water said…
Laurie, i totally agree with you about fancy/expensive food. sometimes braums or something simple beats fancy everytime. The Peabody is gorgeous, I enjoyed getting to see it when I went years ago. Glad you had a great time.
Ashley said…
This is not related to your post at all, but I just saw a preview on Animal Planet for a show called "My Extreme Animal Phobia." I think we should recommend you for some bird treatment! ; )
dj said…
2. LOVE your dresses!
3. Glad you got away at the Peabody....ooh la la!
4. Sorry you didn't have better culinary experiences. I can suggest some realllly good places for you the next time since I love food but am extremely picky (NO mayo ever) :-)
5. I'm going to run into you one of these times you're in town! Ha!
Brooke D said…
How fun! I know exactly where Tupelo is- My grandparents lives in Amory (it's about 45 minutes from there) and I grew up visiting the Peabody (waching the ducks). Glad you guys had fun! I read your blog all the time but never comment- I love your family! :)

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