Our second day in Gettysburg began with a little exercise!
My mom is an avid Jazzeriser in Jacksonville and scouts out Jazzercise classes whenever she travels. She found one close to my grandmother’s house in Gettysburg and invited me and my sister to join her for a 9 a.m. class on Friday morning.
The class lasted about an hour and included 20 minutes or so of weights, core work and light stretching. We had fun jumping around and dancing to upbeat music and left the class vowing to return again before we fly back to Florida. Every time I take Jazzercise I am reminded of just how fun the class truly is and how welcoming all of the instructors seem to be no matter where you go. If you’re at all interested in an aerobic, dance-based workout that doesn’t require a lot of coordination in a positive, uplifting environment, I highly recommend Jazzercise.
After Jazzercise, we drove back to my grandma Mimi’s house to join her for breakfast. We had cereal and eggs and enjoyed a relaxing morning with her until it was time for Mimi’s physical therapy appointment. While she met with her physical therapist, my mom, dad, sister and I went to see an afternoon movie at The Majestic.
The Majestic is a local movie theatre in Gettysburg and it was the location of my parents’ first date back when they were teenagers!
Since the weather was dreary, making it the perfect movie-watching weather, we decided to see The Gettysburg Story, a documentary about the historic battle. I really enjoy documentaries and thought it was both informative and interesting.
After the movie, we swung by the grocery store to stock up on food for the rest of the weekend. My sister and I were pretty pumped to find a variety of coffees and flavored hot chocolate available at Kennie’s and we mixed up a cup of salted caramel hot chocolate with French vanilla coffee.
It was a delicious combination at first, but by the time both of us got to the end of our cups we were more than over it. Isn’t it weird how something can go from delicious to disgusting in 2.5 seconds sometimes?
Once our shopping trip at Kennie’s was done, we made sandwiches back at Mimi’s house before heading out in the rain again to see my grandma, Nana, again.
We arrived at Nana’s place a little after 3:30 and hung out with her until dinnertime. I love that we are able to spend time with both of my grandmothers whenever we visit Gettysburg!
On our way back to Mimi’s house, we swung by Dave and Jane’s Crabhouse to pick up dinner.
Fresh crabs for all!
As a serious seafood lover, I couldn’t wait to dig into the crabs and we all spent quite a long time at the dinner table, breaking into the crabs and chatting away. It was a great night and a wonderful second day in Pennsylvania!
And I don’t want to jinx things, but it’s finally not raining outside right now!!! Hooray! Hoping for a dry day in Gettysburg today!