some of our Valentine cookies
While I was making cookies David and Cruz drove into town to run some errands. When they returned home they surprised me with an early present. My birthday is next week so it was a combined gift for both occasions.
my Valentine/ birthday gift
riding bikes with my boys (my new favorite thing!)
I am not sure who has been more excited- me or the boys. I have spent a lot of time on that bike since Friday afternoon. It has been so much fun getting to ride with them and spend that time with them.
I had plans for us for Saturday morning but they quickly got changed when a backhoe showed up to do some work on the empty lot nearby. When the boys heard it they immediately ran outside and spent the whole morning watching the guy work.
Cruz, David, and a neighbor friend watching the backhoe move dirt and rocks
They took some dirt toys and played. It ended up being a fun morning for them.
Ben (with his wild hair) walking home from the dirt pile
Saturday night we had a date night. That is rare for us these days. A sweet missionary friend offered to watch the boys for us so we could go out to eat.
Date night!!! We don't look excited at all do we, ha.
Afterwards we drove across town to a local coffee shop for dessert and coffee.
Our ice cream crepe that we shared. It was yummy!
They went around taking everyone's picture with a homemade Valentine frame they had.
I did a fun breakfast for Valentine's morning. We had chocolate chip heart shaped pancakes with heart shaped strawberries and whipped cream.
Valentine's Day breakfast
David spent most of the day in the village of Nearar leading Bible study. Then that evening we welcomed our next team. In between we did squeeze in a family photo. My holiday would not be complete without it.
our family on Valentine's Day 2016
It was a fun weekend!