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Scenes From Our Weekend

Oct 21, 2013

We had another jam packed weekend but it was so fun.   The weekends are flying by hard to believe its only 4 weekends til my due date.  I am getting so excited but also freaking out a bit. 

Friday Night we had a couples date with three of our best friends at Xiao Bao Biscuit.  It was so fun and nice to get out and have adult time.  We don’t do couples date nights often enough.  We had incredible eats and such a lovely night.

I wore my Phillip Lim for Target Leopard print dress.  Ladies this dress is awesome if you are pregnant although I am sure it is cute not pregnant too.  It is still available online HERE and it is on clearance for $20,  grab it while you can!  At this point in my pregnancy there is really no hiding this massive bump so I figure I better flaunt it while I got it!  Kind of loving using the nursery for my new selfies.

 If you ever go to Xiao Bao Biscuit, you must get the cabbage pancake- loaded with a fried egg, bacon, and pork candy.  It is so good I dream about it.

Saturday was my Sprinkle for baby girl! I have the most amazing friends who showed up to shower me and the baby with lots of love and precious gifts.  I feel so blessed.  I have to give Sarah at Social Dress Shop mad props, the original dress I picked out didn’t come in the mail in time for the shower so she drove a few dresses to my sisters house for her to drive down to me.  That is a good friend and good business owner.  If you are pregnant and need a dress for a special occasion, The Line and Dot dress I wore is perfection.  My sister tried it on too and it was cute not pregnant as well- plus its onsale right now:)  I highly recommend it, black and white is always such a classic combo.

I wore: 

Line and Dot Dress Loren Hope Necklace | Tory Burch Emmy Flats | K Slademade Clutch


My mom let me borrow a few of her bracelets for the shower that I am now obsessed with.  I am thinking they would be a great push present:)  I love that you can layer them together or with other bracelets.  I am not a huge jewelry person but these are some of my favorite bracelets!


My mom and sister came down for the weekend and I was so glad they could come to my sprinkle. My sister wore one of the the dresses Sarah sent me that sadly I could not squeeze my belly in.  It looked amazing on her, the perfect little shift dress.   On Taylor:

Amanda Uprichard Mod Shift Dress | Loren Hope Necklace

Here is a group shot from the shower, love my friends so much!

Sunday we hit up the Butcher and Bee for lunch and had the most amazing fries covered in blue cheese and arugula. 

Then we hit up the Outlets.  Sterling and his cousin Finley are too precious together.  I love seeing them bond!

The nursery is finally almost done, my rocking chair is recovered and ready to be picked up this week and my light fixture is en route,  then I am done.  I can’t wait for the final reveal!  This weekend my knobs for our dresser finally came, they were back-ordered, but so worth the wait.  If you need brass pulls check out these from Anthropologie!  They really transformed the dresser (it had old wooden knobs before).
Streamline Brass Knob

That is all I have for today!  Happy Monday.  I am off to spend the morning with my mom and sister before they head out of town this afternoon!

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  1. Natalie says:

    The shower looks so fun! Love your dress for it. I love love the knobs for the nursery dresser, such a gorgeous space.

  2. your nursery is SOO cute! and i love that lauren hope necklace. gald you had a happy weekend! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  3. Sara Mueller says:

    What a fun weekend! I bought some of the Anthro Streamline Hooks for our laundry room makeover whenever that happens.

    have fun with your Mom & Sister!

  4. So glad they through you a little sprinkle! You look fab and loved your dress. Still can't wait to see the big nursery reveal!

  5. You look gorgeous Natalie! Love the knobs too, those are the ones I'm looking for my bathroom (the hook version)

  6. tpatters5 says:

    The nursery is pretty fabulous!

  7. Alicia xoxxo says:

    Looks like a great weekend! You looked gorgeous for your sprinkle! Cant wait to see baby girl's nursery!

  8. Amber Steel says:

    That black and white dress looks gorgeous on you! Love those streamline knobs, can't wait for the reveal!

  9. Alexa says:

    You guys are so cute. I love your dress and you are getting so close to meeting your little one!

  10. megan says:

    Can't wait for the nursery reveal!

  11. The sprinkle sounds like so much fun! You have to share what great stuff you got…I'm sure there are new/cool things out since I last had my shower! šŸ˜‰ And that dress is perfection on you!

  12. Arielle says:

    love that color on the dresser, what is it? and glad your sprinkle went well! šŸ™‚

  13. Those fries, oh my goodness!

  14. Val says:

    You look amazing, truly and can we talk about how gorgeous your mom is…..WOW. You have great genes.

  15. You look gorgeous! That dress is perfect and so classic. What a fun weekend.

  16. Your shower was such fun, sorry I had to bail early. And yep, XBB is one of my faves. That cabbage pancake is the bomb.

  17. Love the knobs on your dresser! Anthro has the best knobs, I was looking there for a dresser I just repainted!

  18. Lindsey says:

    I am so excited you mentioned the Charriol bracelets as push presents! My husband gave me one as a push present and another for Mother's Day. I love they are suitable to wear everyday.

    I can't wait to see your nursery reveal!

  19. I love how the nursery is coming together! Those Anthro knobs look so pretty on the dresser! And what a fun little shower!! Can't believe you are so close to having that little one!

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  21. You look amazing!!! Love all your details in her sweet nursery! Can't wait to have a couple's date night and ladies night when I'm in town next!

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