A few weeks before the start of Eid, I attempted to find a cheap family getaway package. Something out of town. Rates have skyrocketed and “cheap deals” are not accepted, I decided to look for something nearby. I was still trying to get a hotel room, even if its just within Dubai. Even if its in the middle of the city. Even if its a three star hotel. When I realized that I am doing “mission impossible”, I quit. I mean, even cheap hotels were not cheap! Whatever.
The reason why I wanted to have a “plan” this time is because we busted our budget the last Eid holidays. We did not plan therefore we ended up going to the mall everyday! Mall = Fast Food (lots!!) = $$$. Plus, hotel beds are so comfortable! Can’t I just have a short mommy break and stay on a bed like this again?
Anyhoo, I guess we will just have to plan our getaway some other time. When prices are normal. Or at least budget friendly. (Yes, I am cheap. LOL). So, what are we doing this Eid? Well, we stayed at home on the first day. Then went to the beach yesterday. I was surprised that the beach was not “that” busy.
For the past two days, I have been going to the park to jog. I’ve missed this. Exercising really gives you “happy hormones”.
Today is the third day of the long holiday. I was able to clear out my closet, color my hair and write a proper blog update. Ahh!! This is the life! We’ll probably go to the mall later … I have been craving cheesecake. (Don’t worry, I’ll make sure I burn the bazillions of calories!)
What have you been up to?