Tim took Sarah and I to the airport last Monday, and then he headed, with Kyle and Kamryn, to visit his mom in Florida!
Sarah and I have never been on a trip with just the two of us. We are very companionable and she is a delight. I am enjoying the lovely young woman she is becoming. What a blessed woman I am.
We had to stop at Whataburger for some late dinner! It was yummy, and started our Texas experience off to the best start!
The next morning we hit the road. This was the beginning of a three day road trip to see all the favorite places, and must sees in the Texas Hill Country.
My sweet friend Amy. We are different in many ways, but from the first time we met God tied our heartstrings. We both only have brothers, so we've become each others' sister!
First up Waco. On a Tuesday morning, the week after Thanksgiving it was busy but not crazy.
We found parking right on the street across from the bakery and here is the sight that we saw.
This great sign is on the side of the bakery, and there is lovely seating in this courtyard area.
Someone kindly offered to take our photo all together. After this we headed into the store!
We loved the use of lyrics from Christmas hymns and songs throughout the store.
I took this photo as we headed into the lower section of the store.
There was so much inspiration for me every where!
The stage is in front of the silos, here on the right. They had some Christmas trees and greens there, but they didn't look like they were ready to sell.
It was pure Magnolia style. I love the way the Chip and Joanna are giving inspiration to people for their homes and families. Its part of that Texas spirit I think.
The bakery wasn't too crowded but we had to wait about 10 minutes to get inside. We got to chose what we wanted while we waited and that made the line inside go quickly.
I was focused on the lemon lavender and let me tell you
It did not disappoint!
This was my favorite thing...
We didn't visit all the amazing stores in Waco. Not enough time, as we were headed out to Salado, and Austin, next.
I'll be back with more from our trip tomorrow!