The holiday break | Mommy and Me Monday | 517th ed


After our family visitors left, we had a week of holiday break with no real plans. Mr. Serious was even home from work which is pretty rare. So, it was a week with all of us home.

Of course, we managed to stay busy with games, activities, a meal out, bike rides and walks. And somehow, we are all still tired!

One day we had a late lunch at an all you can eat sushi restaurant. We pretty much made it lunch and dinner. 

sushi with the fam

That’s a lot of sushi if you were curious.

sushi with the fam

And yes, they all eat it, even raw! Also, seeing this, I should have set the camera on the counter and used the timer. My arms aren’t getting any longer. 

sushi with the fam

B is quite the bike rider. This year she learned to ride a bike with just two wheels and wants to hop on it every chance she gets. Mr. Serious and I got bikes for Christas, so she jumped on the chance to ride her bike with us. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of great places to ride a bike nearby. Our neighborhood is relatively small. And the roads going into it are narrow and have a 45mph speed limit. 

I know we should ride our bikes in the street, but I’m not a fan on young kids doing it, so we biked on the sidewalk up to the elementary school and then played on the playground. 

bike rides with B

There were also a lot of games: Chess, Monopoly Deal, Pokemon, Clue and Just Dance were just a couple of the games that we played. Mr. Serious and I also got in our normal workouts which helped us with our happy endorphins. 

game playing

If you haven’t played Just Dance on your gaming system, I recommend it. The kids have a great time playing it and Mr. Serious and I jump in, too. It’s actually quite a good workout when you get into the songs and really do the moves. We get to be our best Elsa when we play!

just dance 2020

Here’s to a new week and new year (and arguably a new decade) of getting in the picture. 

What did you do this week?

GET IN THE PICTURE WITH YOUR KIDS! Who cares what you look like? Cares how you appear? Who cares what you are wearing? JUST DO IT! Come share your picture on the Facebook thread or use #MommyAndMeMonday!

It’s time again for Mommy and Me Monday. Pop out from behind that camera and capture yourself in action with your kids. Check out the inaugural Mommy and Me Monday for more information. Need another reason to participate in Mommy and Me Monday? Read my post about why I blog with words from a friend’s husband.

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