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Scenes From Our Weekend

May 9, 2016

We had such a fun weekend catching up with so many of our friends from Charlotte at a wedding Saturday.   I have a mile long to-do list tackle today but I am ready!

Thursday night I headed out for a Cindo De Mayo party at Candy Shop Vintage.  I just adore Dierde, the owner.  She finds the coolest vintage jewelry and I love her rice beads.  I ended up going home with a navy and rose quartz pair.

Me, Dierde (the owner), Caycee and Annie.

I am wearing:

Piper Dress also HERE with free local pick-up in Charlotte | Earrings | Purse 40% off

Friday I had lunch at brown Dog Deli.  It is one of my favorite lunch spots.  I love their Turkey, Brie and Bacon Croissant.

We had some good friends from Charlotte stay with us for the weekend.  My in laws kept the kids and our friends got in town Friday night just in time for happy hour.  We went to the yacht club and caught a gorgeous sunset.

Saturday morning I made the most delicious Spinach and Artichoke Egg Casserole.  I assembled it all the night before so then that morning all I had to do was cook it.  Everyone loved it.  I found the recipe HERE and highly recommend it.  I wanted a meat free casserole since Matt doesn’t eat meat and we all agreed we almost liked it better with no meat because it was lighter and not so filling.

The boys went fishing Saturday and my friend Melissa and I headed to Xao Bao Biscuit for lunch.  She had always wanted to try it and it did not disappoint!

Our wedding started at 4:30 out at Middleton Plantation so we left around 3:30 to get there in time.  I just love Middleton Plantation, it is so gorgeous.

This is our friend Giordana, the bride being escorted by her father.   Her dress was perfection.

Matt and I after the ceremony.

Dress also HERE + Earrings

Our friends Melissa and Adam who stayed with us over the weekend.  Mel and I have been friends since Junior high!

Every detail of the wedding was perfection.  It was seriously one of the most beautiful weddings I have attended.

It was a sit down dinner and every course was delicious.

I loved how beautifully plated everything was. 

A close up of my accessories.

Purse + Ring

This is one of my best friends Lauren with Melissa and I.  We lived together after college for awhile and I miss her so much!  She just had a baby boy two weeks ago and was such a rock star!

Sunday was Mother’s Day and I was so excited to see my babies after being away from them all weekend.  

Sterling was so sweet to me all day.  He remembered I loved peonies and came home with two bunches and he and Matt went grocery shopping for me and cooked me dinner.

The kids really wanted to go to the pool so we took them.  The water was crazy cold though!  Matt was sweet and let me sit out on the side while they played.

Bathing suit (on sale 50% off in pink my blue color is sold out) + Sunglasses

That night we had the most incredible dinner.    Table runner is from Furbish Studio.

Wedge Salad + Kabobs + Crab Legs.

Have a great Monday!

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Scenes From Our Weekend

Nov 9, 2015

Dear Monday.  I wish it was Friday again.  This weekend flew by.  I am off to get a cavity filled this morning and dreading it.  It is my first cavity in probably 15 years.  I have only had one other cavity before.  I hate needles and the numbing aspect most off all. Wish me luck!

We had a fairly low key weekend.

Thursday night I went out to dinner with some girlfriends.  We ate at The Grocery and I forgot how amazing that place is.  Everything we had was delicious.  If you go definitely try the broccoli, okra and Churros for dessert.

Wearing Joie Dress (40% off)

I found a new sandwich I love at East Bay Deli.  The Carolina.  It is turkey, cheese, sprouts, tomato, bacon + avocado and so good.

Frances Moon looked so adorable I had to snap a picture.

Pink Chicken Dress | Twine and Twig Necklace | Stella and Mi Mocs

Friday night we enjoyed an early happy hour at the Yacht Club.  The sun finally came out Friday afternoon after several days of rain and gloom.

My little family.

Teaching Sterling how to make a wish on a dandelion.

Miss attitude.  I swear the terrible twos are starting early here. Frances Moon has temper tantrums all the time now.

Saturday morning we enjoyed brunch at our favorite spot The Variety Store.

Wearing the most comfortable sweater/knit dress (under $50)

Dress (runs on small side I am wearing a medium)

Another view of the dress.   I wore mine during the day with flip flops but it is also cute styled with booties too.

The kids love to go see this dog after we eat at The Variety Store.  He is always chilling near the docks.

Sunday the kids and I hit up the grocery store bright and early and we found the cutest Christmas hats at Publix.

The weather got chilly and rainy again on Sunday, so it was perfect to bust out my new sweater.  I bought this a few weeks ago and had been waiting for colder weather to wear it.

 I love the swing style and pockets. I am in a size XS.

Pocket Sweater

Sunday Matt took Sterling to the Stringray Hockey game and Frances Moon and I want to Baptism celebration for baby Ellis.

He is quite possibly the sweetest baby ever.

How beautiful is sweet Ellis??

I love this picture of Frances and Taylor I snapped.  They are such good friends already just like their Mamas.

Ended our rainy Sunday night with some delicious French Onion Soup with Gruyere Croutons.

I use this Tyler Florence Recipe it is really good.

Have a great week.

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  1. kimm atwood says:

    That soup looks so good !!! And Frances…even with her attitude is just plain adorable !!!!

  2. Rachel says:

    which color is your Pocket Sweater in? Thanks!

  3. Ann + Robert says:

    Love that quote! And Frances Moon is just a doll! šŸ™‚

  4. Brianna says:

    What brand/where is your dress from in the picture with baby Ellis? Love it!