The mission trip was AMAZING! I want to go back to West Virginia. It was just so much fun and I got to know the members of our team from our church so much better than I did before. I also grew to have a bigger heart for the Lord and His people and understanding why we do things like mission trips. It was so amazing.
We got home Friday evening and then Saturday was Jake's cousin's wedding. It was a blast. I love family functions, especially when there are weddings involved :) Of course, pictures were taken!
The bride and groom!
And my favorite picture of the night...thanks Andy for the wonderful photography :) Jake and I were singing My Girl to each other and we noticed Andy was wanting to take a "candid" moment picture so I guess we were laughing about that?
Needless to say, it was tons of fun! Sunday - Jake's Aunt Sandy (the mother of the groom) had people over at her house for a barbecue. Chris and Jillian also opened some wedding presents before taking off on their honeymoon. It was fun but Jake and I had a nice drive back to our apartment that afternoon so we couldn't stay long. We got to relax a little bit and then went to a Wii party night at Nikki's apartment...which really just turned into everyone talking and watching Juno. It was a great time though!
Monday - We did NOTHING. It was fabulous. I loved all the time I got to spend with people over the last week and a half...don't get me wrong...but I have a limit on social-ness and mine was up wayyyyy before the wedding on Saturday. Jake and I were supposed to go to an annual root-beer float party thing at our Sunday School teachers' house but I was not having it. At one point I told Jake I just needed to be alone so being the loving and amazing husband he is, he left the apartment to buy himself a new dress shirt and to get me some chips that I had been craving and Reese's peanut butter cup ice cream. He's the best. I needed the alone time. He also sacrificed his love of socializing and stayed home with me to watch the series premiere of Love in the Wild, which we missed while we were on the Mission Trip. We also watched some episodes of Heroes on Netflix and ended the night with Inception. It was possibly one of the best 4th of July's that I've ever had. Of course, I would have loved going out to a barbecue or something...just not after the past week and a half of no alone time for me or us.
Overall, I enjoyed this past week and a half and grew a lot but I'm also glad to be back in my apartment (while it lasts) with internet and my own space :)
How was everyone's weekend?