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Scenes From Our Weekend

Sep 6, 2016

I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend!  Ours was extra long since they called off school Friday because of a hurricane threat.  Luckily no real damage here just lots of broken branches and leaves we had to clean up in our yard.

Big news we moved Frances to a big girl bed!  She has been asking me since our beach trip this summer for a big girl bed.  We are still waiting on her headboard and few other pieces for the room but her bed is in and she loves it.  This was the entire crew she insisted on sleeping with the first night.

Here is a peek at what it looks like now.  I will do a post soon and share everything when we arrange and get her headboard and other pieces in.

Loving this off shoulder top I blogged about last week.  It comes in about 7 color options and is under $50.  I wore it over the weekend.  Sizing wise it runs TTS, I am wearing a small.

Blouse | Earrings | Sunglasses | Jeans | Sandals

Loved having my parents in town all week! 

This purse is my new obsession.  I love the color and shape.  Chips and dip for Friday happy hour.

 Oh and the new Beauty Counter lipgloss color Fig is perfection.  It is not as dark as it looks, it goes on sheer and is a great shade for Fall! 

Purse | lipgloss | Sunglasses

Also loving the BC Charcoal Mask.  It gets super tight while you wear it and then when you wash it off your skin feels amazing.  I also use it as a spot treatment for zits.  It helps dry them out and works great.  I dot it on the zits and sleep with it and then in the morning they are so much better.  This was my raging Friday night in bed by 9 with a book and my face mask:)  

Since we stayed with my parents for the weekend, I loved sitting on their back deck enjoying my coffee every morning.  Such a gorgeous view.

Sterling loves my parents Maltese, Moonie.  I keep telling him one day we will get a small dog.

Saturday was a pool day!  

My cover-up I have been raving about all Summer is now back in stock in all colors.  I have both the long and short version and love them both.  My cover-up, sunglasses and tote are all under $100 too.

Cover-up | Sunglasses | Tote

That afternoon I met my girlfriend for some wine and cheese and then we headed to dinner with my parents and the kids to try out a new restaurant on James Island.   I just love this tee shirt dress, it is so soft and easy to dress up or down!

Dress | Necklace | Purse | Sandals

Sunday was my mom’s birthday and if you follow my instastories then you saw I made her a cake to celebrate.  I made this Toffee Bundt Cake with Caramel Icing and it was so good!!  Mine does not look that pretty but I assure you it was delicious.  

My Dad took us all out to dinner at The Grocery that night.

My mom and I shared several things: the oysters, butternut squash, chopped salad, and okra.  They were all incredible.  The Grocery is quickly becoming one of my favorite restaurants, it never disappoints.  Even the kid’s meals were fantastic!

My brother and sister in law were in town for the night so they were able to join us which was really fun.

What I wore:

Dress also here| Sandals

I let Frances sleep in bed with me that night and we had the best time taking pics before bed:)  

Monday I went fabric shopping for our chairs in the den and the cleaned house.  After 5 guys stayed there all weekend there was lots to clean:)   Then we let the kids play outside and caught a beautiful sunset last night.

Thanks to my Dad I found a new instagram account to follow called @thinkgrowprosper.  It has some really good inspiring quotes everyday.  I loved this one and so many more.

Have a great short week!

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  1. Cat Simmonds says:

    That is so cool that you get to hang out with your parents and actually enjoy doing it! Mine live far away, and my in-laws don't drink (at all) so we don't ever get to have a glass of wine or a cocktail with dinner, making things kind of boring, and just flat out LAME since me and my husband enjoy drinking with our meals if we go out! It just makes everyone relaxed and chill but whatevs! Anyway, Happy Tuesday!