Thursday, September 23, 2010

Date Night

Last night was date night with Liam and I...

He chose a local buffet restaurant for dinner, but had to stop to "ride" the horse on the way in (mom had NO quarters!). :) Then he followed in Braeden's tradition of giving horses a "treat" on the way off. :)

He loves buffets and being able to choose his dinner!

And for dessert... he chose a bowl of cheese and a piece of cake, not to be confused with cheesecake!!! He had maybe one bite of the cake, and ate all the cheese! That boy LOVES his cheese! He would pick that everyday over almost anything else! :)

We had a great time, thanks for being my date Liam!!!


i love that you had a date night! Growing up my dad owned his own business, and every Saturday he'd have a lot of running around to to and meeting with customers. And each weekend he would take me and my three sisters (separately!) on a special "date with dad". We'd be his little "secretary" - which we LOVED! Then we'd always do lunch and go out for candy after. Those are some of my FAVORITE memories! I love that you're creating memories like that as well. So Special!

Molly said...

Those eyes and eyelashes. Oh MAN. They are gorgeous! What a sweet boy.

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I am a single mom to four amazing kids; each of whom just happen to have been adopted. The first three were adopted through foster care, and we just completed an international adoption from Haiti. Our family has grown through adoption and I am all the more blessed to know each of my children. I worship a mighty God, teach Special Ed, love bargains, and am inspired by Pinterest... come along with us for the ride!

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