It Would Be Easier To Sell The House And Live Out Of Our Car

10.20.2014

Friday afternoon the husband and I embarked on yet another road trip across the south. As much as we travel these days, it would be easier and cheaper if we sold our house and took up residence in our car. Let me just put it in perspective for you. We traded in my car for a new car in May. Since then, we have put 10,000 miles on it. Yes, you read that correctly. We've put 10,000 miles on my pretty new car in only a short five months. I can't believe it either, but it's the truth.

Anyway, I guess you only live once and all that mess so we better live up, right? Plus, we both agree that we should take the time now to travel as much as possible. Once babies enter the picture our weekend getaways won't be so easy and won't happen nearly as frequently. 

Back to the point.

Friday afternoon the husband and I packed up the car (again) and headed west for Mississippi. I'll admit, I was a little bitter heading back to the town that crushed my football team only two short weeks ago, but it's near impossible to stay mad at a pretty little town like Oxford. My husband is a huge Tennessee fan (I know, it what world does an Alabama girl fall for a Tennessee boy?!). We originally planned to go to Knoxville next weekend for the Alabama v. Tennessee game, but Oxford is a closer drive, my brother is there, and my parents decided to also drive over to Oxford this past weekend, so it made more sense to change our plans and head to Oxford instead of Knoxville.
We spent Saturday tailgating, cheering on the Tide to a 59-0 victory over Texas A&M, and then watching Ole Miss hang on to their undefeated season after winning over Tennessee. And with that, another successful and exhausting football weekend is in the books.

No worries, we have anther jammed packed football Saturday coming up again this weekend. It's also Alabama v. Tennessee week, so the rivalry is running strong in the Sparks' house right now!
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10 comments:

  1. My car is paid off now so I always say I would love to just live out of it now since no one can ever take it from me and i dont have to pay on it anymore lol!!
    XO Ellen from Ask Away Blog
    www.askawayblog.com

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  2. So fun! And what a blessing to have a reliable vehicle to get you to all of these fun adventures! I can only imagine the chaos in your home this week...gotta love football season! :)

    Brianna
    xobriannaleigh.com

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  3. Love that picture of you two!!

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  4. I was so happy with the game Saturday!! I can't believe we shut out Texas A&M! I am glad our boys finally showed up to win!

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  5. I wish we travelled as much! It looks like you two have so much fun!

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  6. Traveling is sooo much fun!! I'd love to take up residence in my car too!

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  7. I put so many miles on my car too . . . but better to enjoy it than never use it! I can't imagine what your house must be like this week! I'll be rooting for you this weekend!

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  8. My roommate puts a few thousand miles on her car per month! I put an average of 30 on my car per month!

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  9. Roadtrips are worth it, especially when football is involved!

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  10. I completely forgot about meeting up! :(

    So glad y'all enjoyed your weekend in Oxford! :)

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