Well it was fun! Keith and his helpers were totally awesome last night as the Master Chefs. I feel bad they were pretty much trapped doing the BBQ all evening. They worked hard, very hard. We made a ton of fries but they were gone pretty fast. Thank goodness for all the chips. The grilled corn on the cob was very popular, we had 200 corn on the cob prepared. We ran out of ribs so ended up doing a bunch of burgers and hot dogs for the late comers and we ran out of lemons for the lemonade so glad for all the soda that people brought. I did get ribs, lemonade and corn on the cob so I was very happy. Keith’s dad made the ice cream. We didn’t even come close to meeting the ice cream demand but there was a lot of cake and desserts. I loved that neighbors, friends and church peeps all came out. It was just fun having everyone bring their camp chairs and hang out on a beautiful July Idaho evening.
My husband is hopeless romantic. I absolutely love him for it. He has brought me so much Joy. I think I smile so often because I from laughing at him over one of a million silly things he does. He has captured my heart and continues to day after day. Once again he has swept me away this week on a romantic getaway and adventure. I found out late Sunday that we were leaving Wednesday morning for two days. No warning, just it’s set so clear your calendar. He does however, offer me 5 clues over the next two days. Mostly to hint at what to bring and a few insights into what we might be doing. Friends helped me figure out the where which was awesome.
So here is what went down. We left early Wednesday morning to catch our flight to Seattle. A BMW rental car was waiting for us when we arrived. I did raise an eyebrow, Keith was very excited. We sped off to the Four Seasons where we checked in, grabbed some lunch, then had a date at the spa. Couples massages are so very fun. I got my favorite, an 80 minutes hot rock massage. After the most relaxing massage of my life we got some pool time in and virgin margaritas then love making before dinner.
I admit I love sex. Intimate, naughty, tender, slow, quickie. It’s all good. Having time, being alone with your love, no kids to interrupt and having him making you gasp, moving in you and gently kissing your neck, ears, forehead and lips. I am loved and I feel safe. He has my heart and I trust him with it. The best unspoken words ever expressed are from those gentle slow thrusts. I love you Keith.
We had dinner reservations at The Butcher’s Table. As a foodie I give this steak house 4 out of 4 stars. My Filet Mignon was perfect. Service and atmosphere were top notch plus the dessert! They even had live music.
After dinner we hit the Space Needle. It’s way way up there to the observation deck. I love the city lights. Something about how the light bathes the darkness. It’s just surreal. Very beautiful and romantic.
Thursday we had an extra hour to sleep in. Climbed out of bed at 7:30 and grabbed breakfast before heading out for our adventure. We left early to make sure we had time as it’s about 90 minutes out to the Skykomish River. Nine miles of class III and IV rapids with one section called the Boulder Drop which is class V. It was insanely fun. I was laughing so hard. I managed to not drown yesterday which is a positive. I did lose my paddle. These rapids are a bit more extreme than Moab rapids. I got very very wet. Not that kind of wet but my teeth were chattering. Once the adrenaline wears off it was a bit chilly. They took us back to our meeting place and had a BBQ sandwich for dinner. We had to get back to Seattle, showered and dressed up for the Seattle Symphony performing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at Benaroya Hall. The place was amazing. Got ready crazy fast and there in time to get seated. We were on the Founders Tier so had a view from above. Incredible seats. Here is a pic of Benaroya Hall and of the Symphony with this huge screen with the movie behind them. It was Epic!
It was a truly surprising and unexpected 48 hours. Nice mix of chill, relaxation and adventure. We flew home and getting ready for the Birthday party tonight. It should be pretty fun. Lots of friends. Ribs, homemade fries, homemade lemonade, several cakes including the soda pop cake, German chocolate and Bad Ass Double Chocolate plus homemade ice cream. If I have to be 29 I might as well do it in style! 😇
Our daughter turns 16 soon and this was the week Keith got an inch to go Car Hunting. After an afternoon of looking around Idaho Falls it became clear we weren’t going to find what we were after. So he gets on the phone to Utah. He really likes Mazda and called a couple of dealerships north of Salt Lake City. One of them had a Mazda 3 that had been being driven by the wife of one of the owners for the past year. Only had a little over 12,000 miles and like brand new. So it was a quick trip down. We grabbed lunch at the Blue Lemon in Ogden then picked up the car and home by 6:30. He has an uncanny way of finding what he wants. Low mileage, warranty, depreciation hit already taken, manual, dark interior and it’s really cute. Not sure he was going for “cute” but it is. We hid it at a friend’s house until her birthday and she is going to freak when she sees it. I love driving a stick. She is going to have to learn but I think she will find it just makes the driving experience more fun. Zoom Zoom!
July for several years has been the heart of our Summers. So much to do and only 31 days. Never ever enough time. With family leaving today to head home here is a recap of why July is so great! What we did…the List
- Visited Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, and Park City and Bear Lake in Utah
- Laser Tag
- Star Trek Beyond
- Hikes including the Y
- Razors up in the mountains
- Jet skis
- Paddle Board and yes I stood up. ❤️’d it!
- Games sooooo many late nights and afternoons of games
- James Bond Spectre
- Sold a house
- Bought a condo
- Bought a house
- Condo warming party
- Set up a condo
- Birthday party
- Ate soooo much food
- Swimming pool multiple times
- Family pictures twice
- Slept in, stayed up late, didn’t sleep at all
- Played more games
- Had more sex, almost got caught lol
- Made new friends
- Got a refill of hot chocolate! Thanks Steve
- Shopped downtown Park City
- Ate lots of Ice Cream
- Went to the Temple 4x
- Dessert at the Chocolate
- Watched some of the GOP Convention
Still to do before end of month
- Girls Camp starts tomorrow
- Jason Bourne
- Star Trek Beyond again
- Start packing
- Group party with friends
- Being released from YWs next Sunday
- More sex when I get home
- Sons mission call is coming Yay!!!
It has been very busy but I wouldn’t have changed a thing. We have had the most amazing Summer! Feeling tired and blessed. Keith and I were laughing when we woke up today. Was like did we just sleep most of the day! Was awesome! ❤️
Today was the day. I would like to say I turned 29 today. Did not happen. I have however had a spiritually sexual day lol. What you say? I will not tell all….but here are a few highlights. My adventure started last night. Keith took me to dinner with some friends to Texas Roadhouse. I had the filet with shrimp. Was sooooo good. We finished up at the Chocolate for dessert. One of my favorite places on Earth. Side note here….if you haven’t had their hot chocolate you must try it. Finished up with a date and enjoyed some fun in the back seat of the car.
This morning we got up early. Had breakfast at Kneaders, i had the all you can eat French toast, a side of sausage, hot chocolate and OJ. We then started at the Mount Timpanogos Temple for initiatory work, next up off to the Provo Town Center Temple for an endowment session. Thank you to Keith for being so good to run Sara, Mandy and I around all day. We had a blast!
Tucanos was our lunch destination! They were so excited to see me. I got the first slices off a fresh pineapple. Made me very happy. I also had like 5 flavors of Brazilian Lemonade. I love that stuff. Keith surprised me with a cake. I have no idea how because he was with us the whole time. But like magic the cake was there and it was yummy!
Next up we went south to the Payson Temple to do sealings. I think Keith was excited to do sealings with all of us. He would probably love the whole plural marriage thing if he could do it. Someone had told me about doing a Temple day like this and I will admit it was fun. We ate well and I got to hang out with my best friends and visit three Temples In a day.
After we left Payson we went up to Thanksgiving Point and met Shaun for some fun. I guess you could say it was a Naughty and Nice Birthday. Ansolutely the best so far. I did take a load tonight and Keith did get sloppy seconds. It was a very fun couple of hours. Very, very. Shaun left a little after 7, we went and had dinner at Dickies BBQ. Todd and Brad joined us and then back to the hotel for more fun. This is just between us so don’t tell, but I had 5 different guys dip or fuck me in the last 24 hours. It was awesome! I’m a little tired and tomorrow will be a busy day heading up to Idaho Falls but thank you Keith for an amazing Birthday! I loved every minute of the past 24 hours. The nice and the naughty! xoxoxo to all that made it special.