Thursday, December 9, 2010

friends come to visit!

At the end of October my dear friend Meagan and her hubby Bryan came to visit. I was SO excited because it was my first friend to visit us up north. I mean everyone that has come is my friend but they were first Freeland's friends.. you know what I mean??

Anywho's Meagan booked the tickets and I was thrilled. We went to pick them up at the airport and what do you know ..

CRYSTAL ALSO WALKED OFF THE PLANE! BEST SURPRISE EVER!

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there was lots of jumping around and hugging.. even crying! Walking out of the airport I couldn't believe they were both here! I just wanted to freeze time because I knew it was going to go by fast

(we just needed Rachie here and then it would have been complete!!!)

we spent a little time in Buffalo and then headed back to Erie. Crammed with all of us in the car & River in his car seat. It was a pretty funny site.

The rest of the weekend we just relaxed, ate out, celebrated megs birthday, did a wine tour, relaxed more, grilled out.. all the things that basically equal a PERFECT weekend.

(half of these pictures I stole from Meagan! Thanks megs)

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fun little market in buffalo

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getting the fire ready to enjoy a night outside

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bryan and freeland painting chairs outside (ignore our messy garage.. LONG story!)

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don't worry I don't actually hang my wedding dress in our garage. That was my Halloween costume. I was letting it "air out" from the nasty thrift store smell.

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breakfast burritos in the morning! (pretending we were at lolitas in Waco!)

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meg & the hubs took a walk down to see the lake! Sadly I seriously forgot to take them to the actual peninsula so they could see the entire lake! When they were leaving they asked if there was more than the bay front! Wooooops!  Next time I guess!

then we did the wine tour:

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these crack me up. (dont worry he didnt actually get the glass! :)

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then Monday they headed back home. On the way to the airport we stopped by Niagara so they could see everything. The boat unfortunately stopped running THE DAY BEFORE! So we couldn't do lady of the midst.. and it was also raining! But I think they made the best of it:

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it makes me sad seeing these pictures because I wish they were still here! It was SO nice having them. I mean seriously - every time I walked downstairs they were cleaning my house! What kind of friends do that!? And they were SO helpful with River! Bryan was especially helpful on Monday when we drove back to Buffalo and Freeland wasnt there with us! Its just refreshing having friends here that you can be yourself with and relax and laugh the entire time. (all our friends are this way!) But gosh I loved having them here and wish we could make it an annual visit! It meant the world to me!

-next time Rachie is required to come too. :) 

3 comments:

  1. Whatevs, its okay that you can't be yourself and laugh with me:)

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  2. we went to that winery when we were in town!

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  3. Brookie!! That was so much fun. Thanks for posting since I'm the ultimate slacker on my blog. Love you all so much!

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