I feel like this year for both Father’s Day and Mother’s Day we did exactly what we wanted to do … which was … NOTHING! What we really needed was to spend some quality time together and RELAX (aka sleep in a little bit)! See what my mom and I got up to on Mother’s Day, here! As most of you know, we’ve certainly had a crazy busy year and even though I tried to plan a weekend trip to San Francisco for Father’s Day, all Justin wanted to do was ride his lawn mower and for me to make him a breakfast sandwich. LOL!! Typical guy hey?! But that’s okay, I wasn’t about to complain!! LOL! Easy peasy lemon squeezy!!
I have to admit, I got a little teary-eyed on Fathers Day morning because seeing Justin as a dad is one of the most amazing things EVER! Justin and I got to talking about Leo and he mentioned that every time he sees him he gets “Cute Aggression” LOL … have any of you ever heard of this?? Basically, it’s when you see something SO FREAKIN CUTE you just want to SQUEEZE it and hold on to it and NEVER let it go!!! LOL!!! Justin also said something very sweet … which made all of the emotions in me go on a little roller coaster ride … he said that he never realized how happy a baby would make him … he said that he just can’t get over the fact that you can love something SO MUCH as your own child. I couldn’t agree with him more.
Leo and I each bought Justin a little card and gave it to him first thing in the morning as we sipped our coffees. We decided against buying gifts for each other this year as we consider our new home our very special gift teach other! So, Justin certainly got his wish of a laid back Father’s Day which in fact turned out to be exactly what we ALL needed. While Justin worked on getting the roof rack installed on his truck I took off and did a little shopping of my own (win-win for both of us!) LOL!! When I got back I made him a badass triple decker breakfast sandwich complete with bacon (I know, I know … but it was Fathers Day, so I bought local bacon from Wild Moon Farms as a special treat!), eggs (from the farm just down the road from us!) and real CHEESE from Natures Fare. The three of us took some time to chill and indulged in a little picnic in the yard and then the man himself, MY dad, came over for dinner!! Le sigh!!
Honestly, this was by far one of the most relaxing days we’ve had together in a LOOOONG time … it’s so typical for me to try and plan something unique and a little over the top so I’m happy that Justin pushed back on it because it gave us the opportunity to recharge our batteries! All in all, it was the perfect Fathers Day.
What did you get up to for Fathers Day this year?? Did you do something fun or did you keep is casual like us?? Comment below!