Sunday, April 22, 2007

Bellingham bliss??

Quick note...my tulips have finally bloomed! And they're even better than I had anticipated...


Well, we didn't have any big plans for the weekend, so on Saturday afternoon we headed into Abbotsford to get together with Todd and Brianne. Brianne and I decided to go to Bellingham to do some shopping and left the guys to do what they enjoy most--- yup, you guessed it...vids.
The only problem for Brianne and I was that we hadn't thought about the fact that it was already about 2:00pm, it was a nice, sunny afternoon and many others may have decided to go to the States as well. We pulled up to the Sumas border crossing to find that we certainly were NOT alone in our "great idea." We ended up being in line at the border for nearly an hour and a half! And in the heat of the day! Our car has an exterior "thermometer" and although I don't think it was quite as hot as it said it was, it certainly felt close to that considering we were stuck in our car with black leather seats. Not fun. We were very thankful to be able to have the windows down and the sun roof open to keep the air flowing.

Doesn't Brianne look thrilled to be stuck in the car on a hot day... :)

GET US OUT OF HERE!!! We want to SHOP!


Well, we did FINALLY make it to Bellingham and had a really great time as always. We both got some great deals and enjoyed a little snack in the food court. OK, so I didn't exactly "enjoy" my snack. Just in case you haven't discovered this, McFlurries taste FAR better in Canada... this Oreo "treat" just didn't hit the spot...


After our shopping adventure, we drove back to Abby to have a late dinner with the guys at Red Robin. Mmmmm... love their freckled lemonade!

So despite our border crossing frustrations, it was all in all a great day! We'll have to go down again soon Brianne... and next time, I'll skip the McFlurrie! :)

Have a great week everyone!

8 comments:

Sally said...

Any day you get to cross the border is a good day ;). McFlurries are the worst... I must say stick with a Blizzard at DQ. Or a Starbucks mudpie is also nice. Not too much rolling here. Just work and finals!

Hailey said...

BONNIE! LOVE the tulips. How gorgeous. I am seriously addicted to buying tulips now. I think I buy one or two bouquets a week! They are so cheap because its Spring!!!! ahhhh. So did you get my email? I have to start making plans for the weekend so I need to know when you guys are free? When do you leave on Sunday? Well let me know soon girl!!!

Jamie said...

Wow - was it really that hot here? We were in Tsawassen that day and it was not nearly that warm. Today was a nice day, though, hey?

Sally said...

Okay, must comment on the tulips. Toooooo gorgeous. Just like you ;). It was a legitimately nice day here today... too bad I was inside budgeting all day! Oh well, it was a busy day and it went by fast. Hope you have the best weekend ever.

crazycows said...

Happy to see you guys had a fun weekend! Erich only worked a half day on Saturday so we went hard core on the yard. We spent Sunday getting the rest of the chores done and trying to figure out if we should do our addition or not!? We haven't had coffee for awhile and Erich splurged on a flavoured creamer, so come on over when you guys have time.

Hailey said...

BONNIE! Sorry, it looks like we are celebrating my sisters birthday on the Friday night now. So I wont be able to get together then at all. What is your guys' plans for Saturday? I could meet you for breakfast on Whyte Ave area or something. Does Jen live by the University? We could go to the Sugar Bowl for breakie or the High Level Diner. Or Sunday still works too. Let me know! Sorry I have to change things up. :)

Sparkalina said...

Your tulips are GORGEOUS!!!!!! Good job :):)

How are you going Bonnie?

Have a great week :)

Blessings,

Lanna

Ps - What's your email hun??? I have something to ask you :)

Jen said...

1 more sleep! 1 more sleep!! YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!! weather here: 16 degrees and sunny.