Going Home…

After one whole year away from all the beautiful people I love dearly and have MISSED EVERY SINGLE DAY(like you wouldn’t even understand) I simply had to go home.

My life would of course be much easier if all of my friends and family were located in the same city, but like most families, they are strewn out around the United States.

It’s always going to be challenging to see all of the folks that I would like to when I visit. It’s simply not possible. I will also miss weddings, births, and killer dinner parties whilst I’m abroad.

This is just a sad reality of my spectacularly fun new life. ;(

We flew into Cleveland first because that’s where a big chunk of my family live.

My beautiful Aunts did their best to make our stay the most relaxing and fun few days imaginable…

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I even got to spend some quality time with the family pets!

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And no trip to CLE is complete without stopping by Cedar Point.

We rodes some epic and terrifying coasters…

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Ate some massive BBQ turkey legs…

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Then we passed out from jet lag exhaustion!

Followed by a quick flight to Nashville!!

I immediately had a bar party and invited everyone to come out and give me a year’s worth of hugs.

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They complied!

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Toasts were made…

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I was so excited to spend time with some of my besties…

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And baby!

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OOooohhh baby!

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This one made me want one of my own…

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Even with fussy scrunched up sad baby face…

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There were lots of babies being made whilst I was away…

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Big fat squooshy pretty babies!!!

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And some of the babies I knew a year ago weren’t babies anymore, but little tiny people…

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Simon made some new friends as well…Of the furry variety…

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And the wacky-conspiracy-theory-Jesus-loving-rocker-chick variety…

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Crazy girls are the hottest. Always. That is a fact.

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LOVE YOU LALA. Forevs. PS. Her Dad MIGHT be Ziggy Stardust. FYI.

Moving on…

My mom was as pretty as I remember her being…

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My brother was still a massive fantasy football dweeb…

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Gorgeous sunny Murphmurph was just as gorgeous and sunny as ever…

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Becca was still awesome and smart and sharing her love of great food…

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She and her fantastic fiance took us out to Dinner at Silo http://www.silotn.com

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Exceptional and elevated Southern cuisine welcoming me home proved to be JUST what I needed…

Especially deviled eggs three ways…

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Deep fried greenbeans…

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And pork belly…

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We even visited my beloved Bombay Palace http://www.bombaypalacetn.com/

They were all super excited to see me too! Awwwwww!

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Actually, we did a lot of eating.

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And of course, we had to work some of it off…

No better place than Edwin Warner Park…

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So that was our trip back to Nashville via Cleveland. A ton of photos I know, but some super wonderful days with friends and family! Hopefully I’ll be back sooner than later and can see more of my loved ones this time! See ya soon Nashville xx

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6 thoughts on “Going Home…

  1. Jackie Rosencrans March 2, 2013 / 2:23 AM

    Hi Jamie….

    I am assuming that Simon surprised you with a trip to the States for your birthday. What fun. I didn’t see any pics of your Mom. Did you stay with her? How long were you over here? Tell me all. I am so glad you had time to spend with Lucy. She seems like a good baby. Fill me in.

    Love you and your gem of a husband……MIMI

    • gimmeyummy March 2, 2013 / 5:11 PM

      Actually those were long overdue photographs from my trip this past Autumn! We went to Cornwall for my birthday- I’ll post those photos soon enough! I take so many it can be a lengthy process editing all of them, uploading, and creating the blog posts! More soon I promise 😉 Love you Mimi

  2. Kirsten March 2, 2013 / 3:02 AM

    Ummm does that picture of Simon with that baby just beaming at him make your heart melt and your uterus explode???!! Because seriously, AWWWWW doesn’t even cover it!

    • gimmeyummy March 2, 2013 / 5:12 PM

      It’s pretty cute, but the idea of pushing anything out of my hoohah is still less than appealing. 😦

  3. mcolmo March 4, 2013 / 4:32 PM

    You always take such beautiful photos. Thanks for posting them. 🙂

    • gimmeyummy March 10, 2013 / 10:41 PM

      Thanks for appreciating them xxxxx

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