Saturday, July 11, 2009

First Date Night

We now know that the best gift you can give new parents is a night out. date night coupon from KellieOur dear friends the Martini’s gave us this coupon a few weeks ago. Our schedules finally lined up to take them up on their kind offer.Kellie & Reid, 7-10-09Kellie kept telling me that I don’t need to call every fifteen minutes, they’ll be fine. (Is it bad that it didn’t occur to me to call and check in?!) So we left her with Reid’s general evening routine, his pediatrician’s emergency number, some frozen milk for Reid and some wine for Kellie. I mean, what more does a babysitter need, right? momma & daddy before date night, 7-10-09Before we were down the street, she called to tell us that everything was going well, “Don’t worry!” :)

We went to McCormick & Schmick’s for a fantastic meal: mussels & oysters for apps, steak & salmon for dinner. Yum!

Jer on date night, 7-10-09 Jenny on date night, 7-10-09 Afterwards we walked down to a wine bar, Cru. We sat outside and listened to live music and watched a bunch of kiddos play on a giant, painted armadillo statue. Only in Austin… :)

When we got home, he was sleeping peacefully. Sleepy Reid, 7-10-09Kellie let us know he was sweet and smiley for her – thank goodness! (We invited her to “guest blog” here about jumping back in the saddle with an infant. Sounds like it really is like riding a bike! It all comes back… :)

It was a wonderful night out, but even more special because someone who loves us so much made it so easy to do and so easy to enjoy.

Thank you, Kellie! We love you!!

1 comment:

Amanda said...

How special for you both! Let's hope your dinner conversation consisted of more than Reid's cute antics! Now the rest of us can jump in and try and steal an evening alone with the handsome boy!