As I mentioned on Friday, this past weekend my parents hosted a staycation at their home for me, J, my sisters and brother-in law. My parents live on about three acres, so we affectionately call their homeplace Mardo as a combination of their two names. Here are a few photos from our “Mardo Staycation.”
^On Saturday my parents surprised us with a trip to Chateau Morrisette, a winery in Virginia. We had a delicious lunch over wine (their cabernet sauvignon was my favorite), and I gorged myself on shrimp and grits. Look at that tasty dish:
On Sunday we drove to Winston-Salem to hear my uncle preach and then ate at Finnigan’s Wake for brunch.
Other weekend activities included goody bags my mom had in our rooms when we arrived (complete with fun dips!), a fierce card game of rummy, delicious birthday cake, and watching home videos until we had tears down our cheeks we were laughing so hard. It was a wonderful weekend and hopefully a tradition we can continue each summer. :)
Have you ever had a staycation?