Adults’ Night Out

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Last night, the Husband and I hit the town.  Solo.


MomHTP served as our first babysitter.  We were a bit nervous to leave Henry, of course, but we also knew it would be just fine – obviously, she knows how to successfully keep a baby alive!  Kristien and I made a promise to each other to try to talk about adult stuff and not breastfeeding, baby poop, developmental milestones, and swaddling while out to dinner.  It was actually challenging. 


The best part about our night out:


Silly little dogs in a stroller!  Bawhaha.  Would you believe that their owner was a burly, tattooed dude?  Don’t judge a book pink and plaid stroller by it’s cover.


Actually, the best part of our night was coming home.  It was nice to discuss adult things – well, our adult things consists of what our Olympic gymnastics dismounts would look like (I would do the SUPERSTAR! move at the end) – but it was even better to come back and see Henry.  I think we’ve had our fill of adult nights for a while.


Rise ‘n shine:


Breakfast Bowl:


Scrambled eggs

Steamed kale and onions


Brown rice


Earth Balance butter


Time to make the loooong drive home.


PS – I know the blog is loading strangely for people using Internet Explorer – I am trying to remedy this issue.  Soooo sorry for the interruption! 



  • Kelly July 30, 2012, 8:46 am

    I think it is remarkable how much people change in such a short time after becoming parents. My husband and I don’t have children but I notice (across the board) that once you become parents the adult night out becomes so different. You try not to talk about your child and find that you can’t or that it is hard to find things to talk about like you once obviously did. Can I be honest? That sorta acares me. I guess that is why it is so important to take mini (no kids allowed) vacations and do date night, huh?

  • Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat July 30, 2012, 8:50 am

    Aw that’s so nice that you two got to have a date night together! I’m sure the break, even though it was short, was nice and well-needed. I think it would be awesome if the gymnasts did the SUPERSTAR! move at the end of their routines!! 🙂

  • Ashley @ The North Carolina Cowgirl July 30, 2012, 9:06 am

    I bet it felt great to have a date night after having Henry! I was ready for it and nervous too after having my son.

    The dogs were super cute but OMG how funny that a dude was pushing a PINK stroller with dogs in it! My bf can’t stand to drive my truck because it has a pink sticker on the back. No way he would be caught dead pushing a pink stroller with dogs. baahahaha

  • Sam @ Better With Sprinkles July 30, 2012, 9:17 am

    I’m glad you guys got some couple time! I think it’s even more necessary once you start having babies.

    I love how the doggie stroller was owned by a big tattooed guy, that’s amazing.

  • Jennie @ WhileMyButtonSleeps July 30, 2012, 9:25 am

    I am so happy to see you got an adult night just the two of you. I wish I could tell you that in the next 14 months or so they won’t be rare, but I don’t want to lie to you. The nice part is that they make the evenings alone seem REALLY ridiculously special! I am in awe of Daddy Button and his ability to create unique “first dates” for those rare nights “off” Kudos to GrandmomHTP for making that happen for you guys!!!

  • Presley @ Run Pretty July 30, 2012, 9:29 am

    Glad y’all got a night out! When we do things without the baby, I just keep repeating “I miss him” until we go home. I need to work on that! ha

  • Alisa July 30, 2012, 10:05 am

    That breakfast looks delish! My oven is on the fritz right now so I need stove top meals and this like it would make a good supper!

    Also good to know that there is an issue with loading – I thought it was my computer! 🙂

  • Alex @ Brain, Body, Because July 30, 2012, 10:35 am

    Sounds like you guys had a wonderful time together 🙂

  • Liz @ Tip Top Shape July 30, 2012, 10:58 am

    Aaww, it looks like you had a nice little adult night’s out 😀

  • Katie @ Peace Love & Oats July 30, 2012, 11:50 am

    yay for an adult night out! I’m sure those are very necessary once you have start having kids!

  • Morgan @ moments of mmm July 30, 2012, 11:53 am

    That’s great you guys got a night out alone. Too often, parents feel guilty for wanting some time away. I think it’s healthy to involve “adult-only” time into your schedules.

  • Amanda Perry @ Sistas of Strength July 30, 2012, 12:29 pm

    Adult nights out are so important! I start really craving one when we haven’t had one in awhile (like right now).

  • Ellen @ Wannabe Health Nut July 30, 2012, 1:15 pm

    Love the veggie-packed breakfast—good going, girl! I recently made savory oats w/ spinach and an egg, it was tasty. I’ll try this combo soon.

    I love that you genuinely seem to want to be with Henry all the time. I’m sure there will be times you need a little space, but it’s really cute to see. 🙂

  • Christine @ BookishlyB July 30, 2012, 1:20 pm

    I’m using Firefox and there’s a little bit of initial delay, as well.

  • Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin July 30, 2012, 1:37 pm

    I’m glad you guys got to have some alone time! And thank goodness you had your mom there so that you could leave Henry in trustworthy hands! What are you going to do about babysitters back at home?

  • Lesley July 30, 2012, 1:49 pm

    I haven’t had any problems with your site through Firefox, but I just tried it on IE–yikes. Hope that gets resolved soon!

  • Lisa July 30, 2012, 2:04 pm

    I’m sure it is difficult to find things to talk about after you have a baby. I’d probably be the worst at trying to come up with conversation!! 🙂

  • Amber K July 30, 2012, 4:42 pm

    Yay for a date night! And your breakfast bowl looks delicious.

  • Julia H. @ Going Gulia August 1, 2012, 3:04 pm

    Good for you, taking a night out!!

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