Monday, August 24, 2009

Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Nigerian Proverb

I had a busy, busy weekend shared with two of my closest friends. RaeAnna arrived on Thursday night and then much to her surprise we were joined by Ashley on Friday morning! RaeAnna had no idea we cooked up Ashley's surprise.



Picking up Ashley at the airport - surprise!

After we left the airport we drove out to the Meramac Caverns
(per RaeAnna's request) for a tour.


Very cool caves!

...but the whole thing was a little hokey.


On Saturday, RaeAnna's 25th birthday, we did a whirlwind St. Louis tour. Beginning with the Soulard Farmers Market and then Anheuser-Busch.

Then to the Arch.

We enjoyed a birthday dinner at Cafe Napoli in Clayton.

The group - Ashley, me, RaeAnna and Sarah

On Sunday we relaxed at the community pool and then made a stop at Ted Drewes. Yum!

On Sunday evening we enjoyed the beautiful weather outside with Mexican food.

I am so lucky to have such lovely friends - we had fun!

9 comments:

Rachel H. said...

Looks like tons of fun! When did they have to leave?

My Husband's Watching TV... said...

What a great time! You are a good friend to be able to pull off a surprise like that. How did you get her to the airport? I bet Nick LOVED having all those gorgeous women around all weekend!

Princess Freckles said...

What fun! You are blessed! It so nice to see good out of town friends!

Cecilia said...

What a fantastic surprise! It sounds like you had a great time.

Kristen said...

What great weekend with your friends!! Looks like you are settling into your new home quite nicely, you are the "let me show you around" gal! I'm sure they had a terrific time thanks to you. (Hokey caverns and all!)

Perfectly Pleasant said...

Y'all are just too cute! I'm so glad you had a great time!

Angie said...

I haven't been down to the caverns in forever! Dang you guys really did do all the typical STL tourist stuff- awesome! I'm so glad you all had fun, that's really cool.

Casey said...

Looks like you girls had a great time!!

The New Black said...

What a fun time! Your post has me wanting a reunion with MY girls. :)

 
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