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Scenes From Our Weekend

Feb 22, 2016

The weather here was so nice all weekend.  It made me excited for Spring and spending more time outdoors.  Vitamin D is good for the soul,  I swear I felt happier just having some warm weather and the sun!  My parents got in town Thursday and my sister and brother in law got here yesterday so we had lots of family time!

Thursday night I went to a party at Finicky Filly celebrating The Brown Box Club. Then afterwards we had dinner at Muse.

Rebecca Taylor Blouse | McGuire Jeans | Vince Pumps | Julie vos Ring | Dina Mackney Necklace

Friday my mom and I ran some errands- aka shopped at TJMaxx and Homegoods and then we had a small family birthday celebration for Sterling.  I made Feta Artichoke dip one of my favorites.

I mentioned before that my next door neighbors frequently take my pictures for my blog- if you need photos they are awesome to work with!  They stopped by to wish Sterling a Happy Birthday Friday.  This is Gary marveling over my giant rose pour and Rick with Frances. I could not ask for better neighbors! You can check out their photography site here.

Saturday night we went out to dinner with some of our favorite couples.  Our friends booked all 16 seats at R Kitchen and we had the best time.

I am kind of obsessed with the white blouse I am wearing.  I like that it is off shoulder but with straps and I love the detail around the top. I am wearing a size small for sizing reference.

Rebecca Minkoff Blouse (also in stock here)| Green Necklace | Jeans | Vince Pumps | Alesya Clutch

The dishes at R Kitchen are always so fresh and innovative. This was my second time dining here and I loved every single dish again.   This sashimi was made with fish caught earlier that day.

We had a blast.  I love the intimate atmosphere.  The perfect spot to catch up with our friends. 

Sunday we spent the day with my sister and my nephews.  I love getting my newborn fix with Rutledge:) As you can tell Frances hates it when I hold another baby, she gets so jealous.  She likes to be the baby:)

I am wearing an Equipment Dress, I will be featuring it tomorrow on the blog, along with some looks for the guys too!

Today only Beauty Counter is offering a free angled brush with any purchase of their blush duos.  The angled brush is awesome for applying bronzers and blush. 

I love the Tawny/Whisper Duo it is the perfect bronzer/highlighter! 

  

I have mentioned on here before how much I love my Essential oils.  Well for the month of February they are offering 10% off all starter kits.  If you are thinking about trying the oils it is a great time to and take advantage of the discount.  With all the germs and viruses going around I have been running our diffuser like crazy!  If you are interested you can email my friend Nicola neej29@hotmail.com.  She is a nurse and also a rep for YL Oils.

I also wanted to share one of my favorite Clover Canyon prints was just reduced to 40%.   I have the long sleeve dress in this same print which is now sold out but love these two versions.

Dress | Blouse

Have a great Monday!

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Scenes From Our Weekend

Oct 22, 2012

I met my Mom Thursday in Columbia so she could take Sterling for the weekend.  Let me tell you it was a long weekend without my little nugget and I missed him like crazy.  Mom and I did a little shopping in Columbia because that is what we do best.  I found this great silver pumpkin for our front porch.  Nothing wrong with a fake pumpkin:)

I made the Compost Cookies featured on Glitter Guide last week.  Wowza, they were good.  I loved the potato chips in them but next time I may leave out the caramel rice cakes I didn’t like the consistency they made the cookies.  But I loved the salty sweet combo.

Friday I worked on cleaning and organizing Sterling’s Room.  And I finally took pictures so I will reveal his big boy room this week:)  It is much easier to photgraph a room without a two year old throwing toys everywhere!  Here is one more teaser- how adorable are the whale sheets from PB?

Friday Night we went to the best Halloween Party at my girl Caycee’s house. We had so much fun. I went as a Hippie and Matt went as a Hot Dog.  My dress was true vintage,  it was my mom’s from when she was in college, I love that I have so many of her old clothes.

 Here are a few shots from the party….

We had such a fun time, Caycee always throws the best parties.  Saturday we slept in and enjoyed a leisure kid free lunch.  We tried out a new spot on James Island called the Sloppy Cow.  I loved my Black Bean burger, but Matt had mixed feelings about his stuffed Spicy Burger.  I would still eat there again.

After lunch Matt and I went a long boat ride for the rest of the afternoon.  It was the perfect weather for a boat ride and since we had no baby with us we could take our time and enjoy ourselves.  I caught up on a stack of magazines I had been wanting to read and enjoyed some delicious vino!

Sunday I was thrilled to be reunited with my little man.  It was crazy how much I missed that sweet face!

Happy Monday Dolls!

xoxo

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  1. Lala says:

    I love reading your posts, sounds like you had a wonderful weekend. As much as you missed Sterling, I bet it was nice to relax with the hubs some too!

  2. Natalie says:

    those cookies look so good! and love how you decorated the pumpkins! http://www.fashionifancy.com

  3. It's crazy how we pray for a break and then miss them like crazy when we get one! It is nearly impossible to take get a room clean and tidy and take pictures with kids under your roof. Can't wait to see his room!

  4. Y'all look so cute, sorry I couldn't make it to the party. And that Sterling's face gets me. Oh, that black bean burger looks really good too. xoxo

  5. caycee says:

    bahaha!!! I was actually is a really pissy mood(no sleep) before I read this post, and now, well I cant stop smiling;) Had so much fun with you guys!!! I also can not wait to see that big boy room!!!

  6. Georgine says:

    Can't wait for the big boy room unveil! You know you just had a great weekend with your husband when he is passed out in a giant hotdog suit LOL šŸ˜‰ XOXO

  7. How fun!!! Looks like a fab weekend. Hot dog costume?? Pure brilliance. You rocked that hippie costume!!

  8. mWm says:

    i love the mini tervis filled with wine! perfection!

  9. Looks like you had fun!! I have that same sailor girl costume your friend wore! lol

  10. Natalie says:

    You two are the cutest hotdog/hippie couple! Looks like a fun weekend. šŸ™‚

  11. That picture of Caycee and Matt cracks me up! Sterling's big boy room is looking great. Can't wait to see the final product! šŸ™‚

  12. SO funny seeing Caycee harass your husband! Haha! Looks like too much fun!

  13. Tess says:

    Looks like an AMAZE party! That dress from your Mom looks fantastic on you. I'm glad you and Matt were able to enjoy some alone time.

    xo

  14. megan says:

    Looks like yall had a great weekend! That picture of Caycee is hilarious.

  15. Ashley says:

    Sounds like such a fun weekend! A Halloween party and boat wide with mags/vino – perfection!

  16. Leslie says:

    That party looks like fun! I can't wait to see Sterling's new room. šŸ™‚

  17. livingchel says:

    Love the vintage dress. It's so cool that you have a bunch of your mom's old clothes. My mom has a different body type than I do as I am 5'2" and she's 5'8" šŸ™

  18. looks like a fab weekend!would die for a boatride, no babies, vino and magazines!! what is that gucci bag

  19. Ashley says:

    omg, hilarious! too funny and makes me feel better to see other people let loose once in awhile too šŸ™‚

  20. Love your hippie costume dress! You could definitely get away with wearing it in a non-costume way, looks Lilly-esque.

  21. You guys looked hilarious! Sterling's bedding looks very cute!

  22. erica says:

    Those cookies look so good! Looks like such a fun weekend! xx

  23. Bud and Leo says:

    awe love those whale sheets! can't wait for the big reveal! and love your costumes- hilar! xo

  24. Jess says:

    Aw, the last picture of the little man is just too adorable. Love.

  25. Taylor says:

    sounds like the perfect weekend! love sterling's whale sheets – and those cookies look like a must bake!

    http://itsthelittlethingsblog.blogspot.com

  26. Jill says:

    I love your mom's vintage dress!! what a fun weekend

  27. Nat says:

    Love your costumes! The party looks like it was a blast. That last pic of Sterling is too cute

  28. Courtney says:

    interesting cookies.. you put coffee in them?

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