Spontaneous, Solo Road Trip

Something about a mom’s hug makes everything better.




Late on Thursday night, I called my mom and told her that I was going to come to visit her in North Carolina for the long weekend.


When things are going wrong, nothing seems better than going home — even when that requires 10 hours of solitary driving.


Peace and quiet.




I slept like a rock last night for the first time in… I’m not sure how long! When mom came in to woke me up from my slumber, I was curled up in a cocoon.


Eventually, I moseyed downstairs for breakfast. I had a bowl of oatmeal, banana, and strawberries.






I lounged around in pajamas for most of the morning until we ran some errands. We met my little sister, Brielle, on her lunch break from work.




We had lunch at Elizabeth’s Italian Restaurant, which is within walking distance of her new job.




My mom and I split a veggie pizza, which was topped with cheese, onion, green pepper, eggplant, tomato, mushroom, and broccoli. YUM!




I wish I could have lunch with my mom (and Bri) more often!




Enough computer time, my family is waiting!




❤ MegaNerd


13 Responses

  1. I love Elizabeth’s! I used to go there all the time when I lived in WS.

  2. Have a great time with your family!

  3. Wow MamaNerd looks SO young!! All of the Nerd family…beautiful! I can’t believe you drove 10 hours to get home….home is truly where the heart is! I totes understand.

  4. Welcome to the Triad! You’re so right about hugs. My mom flies in to N.C. next week!

  5. I love Elizabeth’s! I just graduated from WFU and I would go there often. I loved their gnocchi as well as the bread they bring out to start!

    Have fun in NC, the weather is great this weekend!

  6. Aww! Enjoy your time. It really is so wonderful to be around family and I’m so glad you get that this weekend. You’re all so gorgeous!

  7. You mama and sis look fab! =D And so do you!

    Anyway, i’ve been wondering, how’s things for you and Mark? It has been long since u last mentioned him on the blog?

    I know it’s kind of personal, but just showing some concern over here. =)

    Have a great day ahead!


    • I was wondering the same thing!!! Fill us in! Glad you were able to take a vaca from it all & enjoy some nice time away! 🙂

  8. love the pic of you and your mom! you are both so gorgeous! (and bri too, is her hair a new color?!) tell them i said hello!

  9. SO nice to see fam! Great photos! Lovely food! 🙂
    Check out my blog for my giveaway if you get a sec 🙂

  10. It’s always so stabilizing when you can go home to your family and just BE. Glad you were able to make the trip to see them. =)

  11. There is nothing a mother cannot solve! Enjoy the time with your family.

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