October 2, 2013

Anniversary Getaway

Doug and I celebrated our five year anniversary in Nashville this past weekend. It was a much needed getaway + alone time. We arrived at our hotel at around 8pm Friday night. We hadn't eaten dinner yet so obviously, we went to Doug's favorite place to eat...Chipotle.

Nashville is the closest Chipotle we have around us, so anytime we are near one, we HAVE to go. Their rice bowls + barbacoa are to DIE for. And don't even get me started on their guacamole. ohmygosh.

So being the big adventurers we are, after dinner, we went to back to our hotel room and went to bed. Yeah...we like to live life on the edge.

I got to sleep in until 8:30 Saturday morning. And for those of you who are giving me funny looks for "sleeping in" until 8:30am, obviously you do not have children lol. It was glorious. Plus, I got to lay in the bed for five minutes without someone telling me they were thirsty. 
I love my children dearly, but that quiet morning, was one that I will not take for granted lol.

So we headed to Dunkin' Donuts for coffee and breky.
I had the Pumpkin Iced Coffee. It was DELISH.

Then we headed out for the day. We decided to play tourist. Well, technically, we are tourists, but hey. Whatevs.

First stop: The Parthenon. 

 It was gorgeous. I'm not gonna lie...the museum part was pretty boring. The only awesome thing in there was Athena.

I, for one, was even more excited to see Athena, because of the Percy Jackson movie! So awesome.

After the Parthenon, we headed to Doug's choice of museum: The Johnny Cash Museum.
 It was really cool to see his whole life in this museum. Mr. Cash is the man. We rocked out to his songs, saw his fan mail (hello, groupies!), and watched him perform live (on tv, of course lol) with his love, Ms. June. It was amazing.

After we left the museum, we headed to Opry Mills Mall. Obviously! I forgot how big that mall was. My feet were killing me after we walked through the whole mall. We spent more money on the kids than we did ourselves...but that's usually how it goes ha! I wish we had a Carter's store closer to home! Or maybe bank account probably wouldn't be to happy with me. I got some super cute clothes at Old Navy and Doug bought some new Converse.
After walking around the mall for literally 4 hours, we were starving. Doug and I had never been to the Rainforest Cafe so that's where we decided to go. The atmosphere was pretty cool, but mostly catered to kids lol. It was an experience though. The food was DELISH! I got a Cheetah-Rita, duh.

I even got to keep the cup! For $11 a drink, I BETTER had been able to keep the cup haha!

It was a fun weekend that was much needed for the both of us. I'm hoping we can do it again soon, but with the kids..I missed them too much!

Tennessee Honey


amber.m said...


Jenn @ Party of One said...

Looks like such a fun weekend! I LOVE Chipotle and Dunkin Donuts ;) I'm glad that y'all enjoyed your anniversary weekend and your sleeping in until 8:30am- ha! I don't have kids yet ;)

Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary! Hope you two lovebirds have many more!

emily said...

Glad you had a fun time here in Nashvegas!

Happy belated anniversary!

The Pink Growl said...

It's always good to get away, especially with a reason to celebrate!

Jacqueline Your said...

Oh my gosh! Happy anniversary! You looked gorgeous!!! Its so nice to get away just the two of you!

Jessica | Living La Vida Holoka said...

Happy Anniversary! What an awesome trip!

Tara Simone said...

Happy anniversary and here's looking o 5+! Looks like you got to see a lot of stuff and enjoy your time together!

Jen said...

Happy Anniversary, what a great trip! :)

molly cipolla said...

that chipotle is making my mouth water!

Shesabigstar said...

I loove Nashville and this post made me miss it so much! Glad you had a great anniversary weekend! New follower here :)

molly cipolla said...

looks like so much fun!!