Everybody, I'd like to formally introduce you to Toby...
My old car, a beautiful 2003 Ford Taurus (lovingly named Derrik by a toddler I used to babysit) has been going downhill the past year. He hit 140 thousand miles when I moved to Portland and was close to 150 thousand when he just stopped. He lived a good long life, and I would love to have given him a new engine and a little extra loving, but I just couldn't justify putting more money into him that he was worth.
So Ryan and I (he loves me enough to spend a day with me freaking out over finances and new shiny objects - lots of highs and lows in a short span of time) spent a day talking with our friend Austin who works for the Enterprise lot in Portland.
* side note - Austin is the husband of the awesome Kayla over at Fit Life Forward! I wasn't necessarily planning on buying anything that day, but once I drove this 2012 Nissan Versa, it was over.
I LOVE THIS CAR!!!
Toby and I went on our first road trip together this past weekend. I packed him up and we drove to Idaho Friday to visit friends and family.
It was a pretty great weekend with my favorite munchkin (my niece Joie). Much laughter and good times were shared. I'll be blogging more about my photoshoots and adventures later this week!
Any major and/or exciting news happening in your world this week?
I'd love to hear about it! Share in the excitement in the comments below!