Monday, February 13, 2012

Sisters Day Out

My sister and her husband, Wendy and Randy, arrived from Winnipeg yesterday to spend a week with us here in Arizona.  Lloyd's brother's widow, Catherine, is down here as well visiting friends.  Today we sisters went out for lunch and shopping while the men golfed.  I'm sure we had more fun that the golfers!  It's not very often that I get a chance to hang out with these sisters of mine so it was a real treat.

Wendy, Pat, Cath

 After picking Cath up in Sun City, we headed, in a very roundabout way, to Paradise Cafe for a delicious lunch.  The soups, salads and sandwiches there are delicious, and a great way to start our day together. 

Cath, Me, Wendy at Paradise Cafe
Not being the shy type, I got Cath to ask a lady sitting at a nearby table to take our picture.  People are usually so good about humoring strangers that way, and she was no different, although she almost lost her table while taking our picture. 

From Paradise, we went to the mall and did some serious shopping.  We made the mistake of trying to go to Sees Candy shop on the day before Valentine's.  The line was out the door and down the hall.  We decided we didn't need chocolate after all and will go back after the 14th when they won't be so busy.


Me and Cath
So we wouldn't feel too bad about not getting chocolates, Catherine treated us to mini blizzards at the Dairy Queen in the food court...flavor of the month...cherry-choco-love...delicious.

After a stop at JoAnnes for fabric and scrapbook supplies, we finally got home just after five, promising to do it again soon.

It's so nice to be able to spend time out with the sisters.  Really makes me appreciate family ties.

Have a nice Valentine's Day.

Pat

14 comments:

Mickey said...

Oh I'm jealous!
Seriously, have a wonderful time doing all the wonderful things that you do in Surprise!
You're looking very trim BTW!

TARYTERRE said...

What charming photos of the three of you and your day together. Looks like you sisters painted the town. That cafe is delightful. Bet the food was yummy. Sorry you couldn't get into Sees. My brother sends me a box of chocolates from there for Christmas. Probably after Valentine's Day it'll be less crowded. Happy HEART Day. ENJOY!

sara said...

Fun! I forgot Wendy was there.

Sandy aka Doris the Great said...

What fun! I wish I could eat Blizzards with my sisters.

Magpie said...

It does sound like a wonderful day spent together. Tomorrow will be a great day to tuck in and work on scrap booking with a nice pot of soup for dinner. Maybe we'll actually get some rain.

RoeH said...

Awwww.....sounds like so much fun. We gotta do the same before you leave.

Granny Annie said...

It is a real pain to try to celebrate Valentine's with my spouse. A day with sisters would be fantastic while the guys golf. Love it!

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

It looks like you all had a wonderful day out. By the smiles on all your faces, I can tell you all really enjoyed being together. I got to visit with my sisters yesterday and it's true that family ties are a blessing. Happy Valentines Day!

Raindrops and Daisies said...

Oh you lucky thing Pat
I wish I had a sister.

Hope that you are having a good day.

Happy Valentine's


x Fiona

Ellie said...

It sounds as if you all had a wonderful day.
It really is fun to have a girly day out isn't it?

Bouncin Barb said...

I think it's great you guys got to spend good time together. Love the pictures. You all look so happy!

Delena said...

Looks like you had a great time.
I was lucky this season to have a visit from both my sister and brother. Enjoy your time in Arizona.

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