Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Weekend Recap: Cincinnati

I hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend.  We spent ours in Cincinnati visiting Kevin's brother and his wife.

FRIDAY:  We left at 6:00 a.m. to make the 6 hour drive to Cincinnati.  We actually made it in about 5.5 hours because there was zero traffic, so that was great.  When we arrived in Cincinnati, we headed to Jersey Mike's for lunch and then spent a little time at the casino.  Kevin and I lost quickly, so we grabbed some Starbucks and then walked around the casino until everyone else was ready to go.

For dinner on Friday night, we headed to one of my favorite places, Joe's Crab Shack.  I love seafood, and we don't have a Joe's anywhere near us, so I love going there whenever I get the chance.  I got the Orleans steampot, which includes shrimp, crawfish, corn on the cob, sausage, and potatoes.  It's my favorite.  I also ordered a super yummy drink that I can't wait to try and recreate this summer.  It was called Fireball Punch.  Sooooo yummy!

SATURDAY:  We got up early Saturday and headed to Graeter's for some breakfast and then went to the zoo.  We always have fun at the zoo and the weather was perfect for walking around outside!  After the zoo, we walked down to Taste of Cincinnati for lunch.

After lunch, us girls went and got manis/pedis and did a little shopping while the boys went golfing.

Saturday night we went to the Red's baseball game.  They didn't win, but it was a fun game and again, perfect baseball weather!

SUNDAY:  We went to an early movie on Sunday and saw X-Men: Days of Future Past.  It was really good and made me want to go back and watch all of the old ones.  We went to Taste of Cincinnati for lunch again so that we could try the rest of the things that we didn't get to on Saturday.  Saturday afternoon we made a trip to Ikea (we got two new nightstands-yay!) and then headed to dinner at Pompilios.  They have amazing Italian food.  And the best Spinach & Artichoke dip I've ever had.

MONDAY:  Us girls went shopping for a little bit before we all went to Hot Head Burrito for lunch.  After lunch we said our goodbyes and started our 6 hour car ride back home.  Thankfully, traffic was bad on the way home.  I had to go pick up Admiral from my parents after we got back, so that put me in the car for almost another 2 hours.  It was a long day of driving, but was totally worth it for such a fun weekend in Cincinnati!

Dateless in Dallas


  1. Sounds like a fun weekend! I love going to zoos!

  2. Sounds like such a fun weekend! We didn't make it to the Taste this year :( We did a lot of driving as well.

  3. What a fun weekend! I've never been to Cincinnati!

  4. Wow, it looks like you had an AWESOME weekend! The food looks so delicious and I am loving your mani color!!

    xo Always, Abby

  5. what a fun,fun,fun weekend!!

    i love a zoo :) and mani/pedi :)

  6. Loveeee seafood, but I've never been to a Joes Crab Shack... There isn't one around me, but next time I'm traveling, I'm going to look for one!

  7. Sounds like an awesome weekend full of lots of yummy food! I haven't been to the zoo in ages! Now I'm going to want to go after seeing your pics :)