Sunday Sevens #87/#88

I am here…late to the party again…and I missed last week! Hopefully from this week on, there won’t be many late posts :-/ But I’m not making any promises! Ha!

My Aunties went back home last Wednesday and it was lovely having them over to stay with us. We did a good amount of shopping & eating! 😀

1/2. We took them to New Orleans for 2 nights. I think this was our 4th time staying in the French quarter and it really is a place I never tire of! It’s just so beautiful 🙂



3. Our hotel had a lovely pool, which was perfect for afternoon relaxing.


4. We hopped onto one of the mule drawn carriage tours. We’ve never been on one of these as we avoided it as I thought it would be too expensive…it wasn’t! Our tour ended up being around 1.5hours; it included a short cemetery tour and was only $50 per person. 🙂


5. We also went to Cafe Du Monde for the first time and tried beignets! They reminded me of the doughnuts we would get at the seaside when we were kids, only covered in icing sugar!


6. You have to be very careful when eating these as it can get messy quite quickly! I happened to make Adam laugh as I was taking the photo…just as he took a big bite…luckily he kept the sugar contained!


7. I picked these 2 prints up from a little doggy shop. Perfect for us!


8. A tour on Steamboat Natchez was also on their to do list so we enjoyed the lunch tour, complete with a Southern style buffet.


9. I forgot to post this photo in the the last Sunday Sevens post but I did want to show you my bargain outlet store shoes! The floral sandals were $10!!!! And the Vans were only $25!!!!


10. The puppies were reasonably well behaved whilst we had visitors…if you don’t count the shoe stealing & glasses case nibbling! HOWEVER, it did not take them long to conjure up trouble once my aunties had left…somehow, they managed to get an envelope of cash out of a plastic box on the dining room table :-0 I’ve still no idea how they got it! Luckily they only shredded $20…I’ve managed to rescue the other holey notes.


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14 thoughts on “Sunday Sevens #87/#88

  1. Wow–shredding money! I thought eating shoes was a bad dog habit. ;P Love the picture of Adam and those sandals–super cute! Looks like you showed the aunties a wonderful time. 🙂

    1. I know! I’m hoping that it doesn’t develop into an actual habit of theirs! :-0 The sandals are super comfy too – worn them lots this week!

  2. How fab to see the sights in New Orleans and the doughnuts look yummy.Love the doggy prints and who needs a paper shredder hey.;)

    1. Yes I may just give them all the paperwork for shredding too! :-0 New Orleans is such a lovely place, and I do feel like we haven’t even seen half of it yet!

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