Last weekend, one of the hubs coworkers got married in Michigan. The hubs and his team were already there working, so another one of the wives and I flew out together. Leaving at 4am was torture, but sunrise from a plane is pretty much awesome.
We landed in Chicago and drove the 1.5 hours up to Michigan.
It's not every day that I don't have to worry about car seats, diaper bags and room for half of my house to fit in the car, so while I didn't, I opted for something small, fast and standard.
I drove the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata convertible. It was a 6 speed manual, with 167 horsepower. Most of you reading may not care about that, but I sure do. Since the past several of my 14 cars have been SUV's, I was ready for some speed. I sure got it, too!
It was a hard top convertible, so not super noisy inside when I was pushing
Where did all the luggage go? Surprisingly, I packed in a rolling carry on, that sat down in a lowered section of the trunk, leaving enough room for the hubs larger bag on top of mine. I completely expected to carry a suitcase in my lap at some point, but never had to!
The hubs 6'3" self had hair grazing the roof, but that wasn't anything putting the top down and hitting the beach didn't fix! Who knew Lake Michigan was so beach like?
Some of our great friends that we met through the hubs work and lived near in California, now live in the town we were in and I loved time sitting on the beach and catching up.
So grateful for the fun weekend together and the in-laws keeping our boys. We've been together nearly 12 years and it's so great to occasionally have that time just the 2 of us!
I was provided the MX-5 Miata for the weekend in exchange for my review. All thoughts are my own.