This weekend Jeff and I decided to buy airline tickets to Italy for our anniversary next June! Most of you know that we've been trying unsuccessfully to sell our condo. For now, we're ok with that because there's not a house we're dying to buy. However, in the meantime, we have money saved that's just collecting dust.
Italy is our dream vacation and we've been putting it off for various reasons since before we got married. If we wait much longer, we definitely won't have the money and I'll be pregnant again. Once we have two kids, Italy will seem like a pipe dream.
So, Carpe Diem! We haven't made the purchase yet, but we're in the planning stages and will probably buy the tickets soon so we don't change our minds! Another huge part of this decision is being away from Evan, because I'm pretty sure we'll be going without him on this trip.
I talked to my mom today and I think we might try an overnight visit to her house soon. We've gone on dates before where others have put him to bed, but we've never really been away from him overnight. There are a few huge advantages to this idea...Having a night completely to ourselves where we don't have to arrange for a sitter and make sure we're home by a certain time, and our definite favorite...SLEEPING IN!!!
The idea of us actually going to Italy seems very surreal! It's been something we've talked about for so long but I really wondered if the time would ever be right. I'm not sure if this decision will really sink in for many months to come, but I'm excited to start "planning" our trip!