Well, ’tis the season for lots of holiday cheer all weekend long!
On Friday afternoon, we surprised the kids with ice skating after school followed by dinner and lights. On Saturday? We were supposed to have the McKinney Light Parade, but due to weather, it was cancelled. No worries, we still hit the town and had so much fun! Scroll below to see!
Happy Monday, everyone!
These two girls were so pumped to get to ice skate!! We took them to the Dallas Galleria for skating which was a good thing because it was cold and rainy outside.
Our elf left them all gum that morning…hence gum in every.single.picture. Ashby had it stored in the interior pocket of her jacket. Hahaha!
This one had no interest in skating. “I fall down” she said. Yeah, Madeley. Me too. I fall down when I skate too.
Our four skaters about to take the ice!
The cheering section 🙂 .
Never dull with this one.
Off they went! My bigs are independent skaters…
…sweet Ashby is still learning and since she cannot fall down (like that would be the absolute worst thing for her), her daddy helped her around until she said she was done.
She was so proud when she got off the ice! She was like “Mom, I did so great at the end!”. Ah!
The Galleria is hit or miss. Sometimes, it’s SUPER crowded and then this last time, there was hardly anyone there.
They had so much fun skating, and Madeley and I had so much fun watching.
After their skate…
…we stopped for them to get a cookie.
We love cookies 🙂 .
After this, we walked around the Galleria a bit and then headed down the road to our very favorite spot in Dallas…Highland Park Village…
…it was so cold and raining, so I didn’t take a lot of pics outside, but HPV is GORGEOUS during the holidays! We ate yummy Mexican food and then drove around looking at lights.
See all the lights back there?!
She was mad because she wasn’t sitting close enough to me. Hahahaha! Any closer and she would have been in my lap! This girl LOVES her mama, and sitting right up next to me during a meal is one of her faves. But seriously…she was sitting right.next.to.me and wanted to be even closer.
All bundled up outside before we left to look at the gorgeous lights!
On Saturday night, we had big plans to see the annual McKinney Light Parade, but unfortunately due to weather, it was cancelled. However, that didn’t stop us from having loads of fun! My parents decided to brave the weather and head our way. We went to the square all bundled up and made our own magic. First stop, Sugarbacon for dinner…
Ashby had her own ugly sweater on from Target 🙂 . She was so happy about it! We had a really yummy dinner, then dressed warm, grabbed umbrellas and walked the square (it might have been raining and cold, but it was still festive!)…
This girl in her Boston gear. I’m so proud 😉 .
My parents are always up for anything!
These two were excited to have their own umbrellas for our stroll.
Of course, we stopped at Mom & Popcorn for some candy!
Our cheeks are nice and rosy and comfy cozy are we!
We had such a fun night!
That’s a little look into our weekend! I hope your weekend was fun and festive too!! xo