Monday, November 3, 2014

Weekend Highlights

Hey guys! I'm comin' at ya a little bit later than normal today because I have the morning off of work--I'm still working from home on this teacher workday, but I didn't have to get up with an alarm so I took it easy getting into the day. Sometimes having a post ready and linking up takes a back seat. This morning was just that and I'm totally ok with it!

My weekend was SUPER productive!
My weekend highlights included:

-Having our first-ever trick-or-treaters! Cooper was all about it

-MG was super cute with all of the little kids who came to the door. Love!

-Went to our friends' house for a glass of wine and then walked over to the street I used to live on, that really does it up for Halloween. Here's a peak of just some of the awesomeness:


-Saturday was a cold and super windy day. MG and I painted our entryway, and realized the color was just not dark enough, so we went back to get a shade darker and we are IN LOVE with it. It feels so home-y now. 
We still need a runner and new rug at the front door, but we're getting there!
-We also did the finishing touches on the guest bedroom and I am SO happy with it. I can't show you just yet because I'm waiting for the comforter I ordered to get here (Tuesday), and complete it. I'll reveal then!

-MG and I both desperately needed a massage after all of that painting and house projecting. I had it scheduled for the perfect time.

-I think the paint fumes of painting all day got to me and I ended up with a pretty bad headache which kept me in from going to a friend's party. Sad face.
Thai food take out and couch time were my medicine.

-Sunday we ran errands, installed a light in the entry hallway that we ended up not loving, and then watched football. My Skins lost, but it was to the Vikings, and our friend Kev is a coach for them so I wasn't SO sad about it (after all, I don't know anyone personally on the Skins team whose livelihood depends on a win).

-Made pasta fagioli in the crock pot--perfect, hearty soup for the chilly, windy weather we were having

-I gave myself a nice little manicure and I'm super happy with it

-Had a more than hour long text exchange with my work bestie (she's the best)

-Fell asleep watching RHONJ reunion

-Woke up without an alarm this morning

It was a great weekend overall! We got lots done and still got in some relaxing time. I can't wait to share the finished guest room with you, hopefully later this week!
I hope your weekend was just what you wanted :)
Linking up with these ladies today:
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9 comments:

  1. Sounds like an awesome and productive weekend! I love your manicure, it looks so good!

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  2. sounds like a good weekend - except for the headache! that sucks! how'd you do your manicure so nicely! I think it's great you and MG are doing all this stuff to the house. you're making a house a home and I think you guys will have more pride in homeownership since you put so much effort into it.

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  3. Sounds like such a fabulous weekend! I'm just sad its already over! LOVE the entryway color and entryway in general Jenn! Perfect! I also cannot wait to see the guest room! xoxo

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  4. That is my type of weekend! I love the color you picked for the hallway! And I love your manicure! I am awful at painting my own nails so, I envy you!

    Have a great week,
    Sarah
    coffeeandglitter14.blogspot.com

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  5. Coop looks so cute at the front door just waiting in his jacket! My pups did not get to hand out candy this year, but i did take them to PetsMart for some doggie treats. And now i want Thai food and a nap. xoxo

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  6. Yay for house stuff! Hallway looks great, are you changing the light? Can't wait to see the finished guest room!

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  7. Omg Cooper at the door is precious! Fabulous mani - good job. Love your recaps... always make me chuckle lol

    Thanks for linking up with MMG :)

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  8. Love you entryway - so beautiful! I can't get over how cute Cooper is! Sounds like a fun weekend!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  9. That wall color is amazing!! Your dog is so cute!

    We have a new weekend recap button, feel free to post it up as well!

    Thanks for linkin' up :)

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