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Heavenly Lake Austin Spa

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this post should equal several thousand words, or even a short story. I took a lot of pictures to remind me of my getaway spa day. Here's where it all started....the gift my husband gave me for Christmas that took me three months to cash in on, a half day away at the Lake Austin Spa. Ah...I'm still relaxed just thinking about it. Then you'll see a gazillion pictures I took yesterday.

This was the only bummer view...the ceiling over my head when my Swedish massage was over. It was actually attractive, and the round speaker piped in my music preference, but the reality that my massage had ended made the view less appealing.
My friend, Carol, after her facial, waiting for her Daydreaming Massage treatment.
My friend, Sue, chilling after being told by her massage therapist that she needs to see a chiropractor.

What an incredible treat today was! I LOVED it. Honey, I know what I want next year for Christmas again. Thank you for the most excellent gift! Are you coming to Austin for a visit soon? Twist my arm and you might convince me to go with you to the spa for the day. It was an amazing retreat and I give it two thumbs up.


i feel relaxed just looking at the pictures. what a great day you must have had!! I think Brent and kelly will have to talk next Christmas!!
Anonymous said…
looks fabulous! What a beautiful area too!
~ Tina said…
kelly - that was me "anonymous" - couldn't sign in for some reason!
~ T.
The Roberts said…
HI Kelly,
I am on to your blog now! I am so happy you got to enjoy such a relaxing day. Every Mom needs that!
When you comment on mine and ask a question, how do I comment back to you?
Kelly said…
Yay, Buddy! I'm always glad to have new blogging buddies.

What I usually do when someone asks a question on my blog, is post the answer on the blog as a comment, then after I get the email in my mailbox of my comment, I forward my comment/reply to their email address.
Heidi said…
Sounds and looks divine. I love spa days!
Lonna said…
That looks like it must have been fantastic. I don't think that I would have wanted to leave.
Kelly said…
Lonna, I DIDN'T want to leave!
Robin said…
Loved living vicariously through you... Ahhhhh! :D
Lynette said…
Oh my! I am needing a little escape right now...and that looks more than the perfect place.

What a sweet husband to think of that on his own. Lucky you!
Joseph said…
Uh oh. What are all the husbands who have wives that read your blog going to do? I'd better start saving my nickels for Christmas.
That looks awesome! What a nice little treat. I loved all your pictures. Sounds like fun to do with a couple of friends.
Julie V. said…
One word, LUCKY! It is my dream to go to a spa for a week. How fun for you. Did Kelly think of that on his own? That place looks so amazing, posh, serene.
Kelly said…
Julie, Sue's husband, Doug, called Kelly in December wanting to see if Kelly would like to join him in surprising us with the spa gifts. Doug also tried a few other men, but couldn't get any willing participants. I was so shocked and thrilled that Kelly did this. It really caught me off guard, and actually brought me to tears because it was so thoughtful and unexpected.

Carol found out we were going, and she joined Sue and me, celebrating her birthday. It was a lot of fun going with friends.

A week would be too much time there, in my opinion. I think a day or two is plenty.
Bobbi said…
Kudos to your husband for such a thoughtful gift--a little pampering does wonders for the body and spirit! Looks like it was a good day.
Julie said…
Oh my, I'm relaxed just looking at your pictures and daydreaming about going there soon! I love spa days!!! I'm glad you had a wonderful, relaxing day!

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