Merry Monday, friends!
We had one of my favorite weekends of the year filled with so many fun and festive things starting with Friday night…
…at The Star!
This was maybe our fifth (maybe?) year to do this, and it’s always so easy, festive, fun and FREE! If you’re local, this 20 minute show runs every Friday and Saturday night between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Star is the Dallas Cowboys’ training facility/offices/etc. It’s a huge outdoor area in Frisco, TX (the town right next to McKinney) with restaurants, businesses, upscale apartments and shopping surrounding it. At 6:00 PM, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Santa and friends come for a fun holiday show (plus typically one Cowboys player and his family are there too). There is Christmas music, dancers, fireworks…it’s very family-friendly and festive.
We look forward to this every year! You just park, walk up and wait for the fun!
Look at her face!!
There’s Rowdy, the Cowboys’ mascot!
The DCC change uniforms three times during the 20 minute show. It’s really cool!
And of course, Santa comes…because I’m sure he and Jerry Jones are super tight 😉 .
Geez, I love them so much!
On Saturday night, it was supposed to have been McKinney’s Annual Christmas Light Parade…but due to the rain, they have postponed it until Thursday instead…
…we decided to head there in the rain regardless and find some fun 🙂 .
Side note, any other moms of middle school boys out there rolling their eyes when their son refuses to wear actual pants? He probably said three times “I wish I had pants on”…yeah, you think?
We stopped in for candy, went by Doug and Lynda’s Ski Shop, visited a few boutiques and took in the festive decorations before…
…visiting the yard for pre-dinner drinks and a little college basketball watching and then finally, dinner at our favorite pub. It was a very festive Saturday!
And then on Sunday night, it was my annual recipe exchange! Since it just happened last night, I don’t have pics to post just yet, but no worries…they’re coming. Spoiler alert, for the first time ever, our theme this year was BACON! From cocktails to sweets, your recipe had to include BACON!!
That wraps up my Merry Monday!
I’ll see you back here tomorrow!! Make sure you check out…
This week’s Meal Planning Monday is perfect for your crazy Christmas cooking. xx