this mouse will:
- organize the house.
- practice lots of yoga.
- go for long runs in the middle of the week.
- eat takeout every night for dinner.
- drink wine while watching the Real Housewives on the DVR.
- meet up with blogger friends for a fun night of delicious food.
Yep. The mister left with Moosh for Denver yesterday afternoon! And it rocked my world. It’s my first time away from Moosh for more than one night (total… over the last 2 years). But in all honesty, as much as I wish I could have travelled with them this week, I’m totally looking forward to the ‘single’ life for a few days. It’s just me and Oscar Pants — just like the old days!
But wish me luck, ’cause this gal is already missing her boys.
It’s no secret that I’ve been dealing with some pretty severe anxiety as of recent. I’m lucky to have an incredible support system around me. They are supportive, understanding, and oh-so-patient. Especially that husband of mine (and my parents)!
The thing about my anxiety is that it’s been paralyzing me from moving forward. I’m more ‘comfortable’ in the uncomfortable-known than the unknown-potentially-comfortable. Does that make sense? I think so.
But with support, I’m moving forward. Forward into the unknown — scary as it may be!
Disclosure: In exchange for sharing information about this event and running a giveaway,
I will receive a pre-loaded dining card for the event.
The Taste of Hudson, presented by Akron Children’s Hospital, is celebrating 10 years this Labor Day Weekend. This annual family-friendly event brings together a love for food, art, music and family fun. Located in picturesque downtown Hudson, Ohio, the festival runs August 31st and September 1st (Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend). The event is taking place on the iconic Clocktower Green, adjacent to the First & Main shopping district (home of my favorite local salon, childrens boutiques, and running store!).
Local restaurants come out in full force with sample taste sizes of their popular and unique fare (just enough food so that you can taste away to your heart — and belly’s — desire!). In addition to the food, free music can be enjoyed on six different stages and families will appreciate dozens of interactive displays and activities for children of all ages. Little Tikes, Jo-Ann Stores, and Primrose School anchor the children’s areas with fun activities. Stage shows, inflatables, playzones and crafting fun!
The Taste of Hudson has no admission fee. Food and beverages may be purchased with pre-loading dining cards, which are available for purchase and loading at the festival.
Personally, I can’t wait to try out the family-friendly events and food options before handing Moosh off to a family member so that Mama and Dada can enjoy some adult time in the North End Wine and Beer garden with the Heart Tribute band Sunday night! Bonus? A few of my fave restaurants will be there! Can’t wait!
Sidenote: There’s also a 5k Race — the Race To The Taste 5k — on September 1st at 9 am! I’m unable to run it this year, but last year I ran it (and I think I PR’d!). Moosh gave me some snuggles at the starting line so I’ll credit that for the awesome time!
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