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Scenes From Our Weekend

Aug 6, 2012

Happy Monday. I know you all are dying to know who won the giveaway but guess what I am going to keep it open for one more day!   So any new readers you have til Monday at midnight to enter the fabulous A-Thread Giveaway

My weekend got to a fab start on Thursday Night. You see I was in Charlotte all last week visiting my parents. Thursday my mom and sister and I decided to check out the new Wolfgang Puck Pizza Restaurant and it did not disappoint. All you Charlotte locals must check it out at Phillips Place.  Our favorite pizza we tried was the lamb sausage pizza. I’m drooling thinking about it.

Sterling loved some quality time with his Aunt Taylor (as did I).  Notice the funny face yet again, sigh.

And I truly enjoyed some time with my mom.  I miss her so much and wish we lived in the same city.

Before I left Charlotte, Mom took Sterling and I to do a little back to school,  tax free shopping.  Hey, even though I am not in school it is a great excuse for new clothes:)  I picked up this BB Dakota dress I blogged about awhile back.  It was super affordable and so cute on – although Matt insists I look like Peter Pan in it.  But what does he know about fashion?

{BB Dakota Ashton Dress}

We bought these bright green aPuma’s for Sterling.  They are a little trendier than what I normally dress him in but I love the look.  They are seriously adorable on- I highly recommend for any of you with boys.

{Puma Whirlwind V Kids}

Saturday Matt and I took the boat to meet his parents at Morgan Creek Grill for lunch. I had never been before but loved it.  Great views.  I had the crab cake sandwich and a glass of chardonnay = perfect lunch.

Sunday I enjoyed brunch at Husk with my favorite blogging friends!  It was so great to have Julia in town for a quick visit.  We really miss our Richmond friend.  Our brunch lingered on til 5- no joke we had alot of catching up to do.  And we were so loud and giggly an older woman asked me if we were celebrating a Bachelorette Party and I said no just a day without kids and husbands:) 

(me, Caycee, Julia, and Chassity)

 Guess what I wore?  My Peter Pan Dress:)  Haters gonna hate.

We leave for our family vacation on Saturday and I have some fun posts lined up for you guys.  This means I am in detox mode this week.  I am trying to make it til Thursday with no alcohol and only fruits and veggies and maybe fish.  Not sure I can do it but I am going to try because I know next week will be glutinous!  Wish me luck! xoxo



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  1. Ok. Pizza looks amazing. So do you girls! Love your reptile skin mirror. And that dress, to die for!!

  2. Where in Charlotte carries BB Dakota?? I am digging that brand right now!! And I love your booties- can you show us how you've been rocking them lately?! I see them on celebrities but then get shy about stepping out in CLT in them, nevermind opening the door and showing my husband booties paired with shorts ha! šŸ™‚ Love your honesty and your slogan- haters gonna hate!! HA! Going to use that on my husband next time i get the look šŸ™‚ XOXO

  3. AND… seriously Wolfgang just blows restaurants in Charlotte out of the water- feels like a restaurant in L.A. which if you've never been- you would die and go to heaven for šŸ˜‰

  4. LOVE that Wolfgang Puck spot. Which reminds me I need to go back, ASAP! The BB Dakota is a classic. So neutral, that it'll go with everything, and every season. Glad you got it, no matter what M's opinion was. If I listened to L's opinion on things I wore, my wardrobe would be completely different, and not a good different!

  5. So happy to hear the Wolfgang Pizza place was good, the second one is opening here soon and I can't wait to give it a try! Sounds like you had a great weekend!

  6. You look so much like your mom. I love the dress! Especially paired with the booties. šŸ™‚

  7. It was such a fun time and you look gorgeous in the dress šŸ™‚ xx

  8. Jill says:

    I am still in Michigan catching up on all my blogs, first congrats on your award, you deserve it you have a gret blog that is one of my favorites!!

    Love the Peter pan dress, now I want one

    After seeing you pictures and spending the last couple of weeks on lake Michigan I am ready to move to a beach anywhere!

  9. Good luck and I love your Peter Pan dress. šŸ˜‰

  10. Ashley says:

    Love your dress! Guys never know what looks good! haha!

  11. Love the dress and your food picks always look amazing too!!

  12. Taylor says:

    looks like an amazing weekend!! and my boyfriend tells me that I look like wheres waldo about 3x a week because he hates me in stripes (what does he know?) and anything printed. they are clueless. that pizza looks amazing ill have to tell my friend that lives in charlotte!


  13. That pizza looks amazeballs! And I love the dress…super cute!

  14. Yup, my hubster has the most bizarre hangups on some fashion things…he has come up with some pretty great nicknames for the things he's not crazy about (c: I'm pretty sure I got Peter Pan pants for my green skinnies. You look gorgeous, as always, and yay for shopping trips with mom!!! I always love those (c;

  15. Ashley says:

    Jealous of your vacation – just got back from mine so I'm on the other end. I need the same prep meal plan, just on the other side, to counteract all the eating and drinking – but it was all SO worth it!

  16. designchic says:

    I live about an hour from Charlotte and LOVE the pizza at Wolfgang Pucks restaurant…it's amazing. Also was in Charleston a few weeks ago and had lunch at Husk and it lived up to its hype…delicious!! Nothing like Moms for treating us to new clothes…love yours!!

  17. Lili says:

    that dress looks amazing on you!

  18. * Courtney * says:

    Love that dress! I was just looking at that on LuLus and now I need it for sure! Your are beautiful!

  19. Bud and Leo says:

    your mom is so pretty! She looks amazing šŸ™‚ And good luck on your detox!

  20. I adore your dress! You wear it so well!!

  21. What a great weekend! I spent the weekend with my sister & parents as well. I also live in another city and wish we all lived closer. I love your new dress & think you look great!

  22. Katie says:

    Hey girl! Found your blog through Megan's blog today. ADORE your style and that mint necklace…I must know where it's from?! Esp b/c I have a necklace shopping problemo too šŸ˜‰