Hey, Friday Faves!

Phew! It's been a crazy busy week overall and I'm pumped that it's Friday!!
Before I get to my favorites this week, did you guys see Peter Pan Live last night?? I saw the first hour and then couldn't watch anymore, but reading the live Twitter feed was SO hilarious, it made it worthwhile.

Anyway, let's talk about my faves this week!

{1} Christmas Decorations are Up!
I posted about this on Tuesday (you can read it and see everything here), but I'm loving that our Christmas decorations are up and everything is feeling festive outside and around the house! Something about Christmas decorations that makes everything feel more cozy and magical!
Now the tree in Rockefeller center is lit up, and the National Christmas tree in DC, too! I can't wait to go into DC and see it, along with all of the trees for each state that are decorated with special things from each place!

{2} MG's birthday
MG's birthday was on Tuesday and I had some presents all ready to go for him--two Moscow Mule cups and a long sleeved biking shirt/jacket thingy. I wasn't sure how excited he would be about them, but he was pumped about the shirt jacket (said it was something he'd wanted but never would have gotten himself--win!) and he's been talking about Moscow Mules for weeks now since having one out at dinner a bit ago. We also went out to dinner at Mike's American Grill on Tuesday night and stuffed ourselves silly with delicious food! Overall, despite the crappy weather I'd say it was a birthday success. MG makes 33 look good!

{3} Book Club/Wine Exchange
Saturday I have book club with some friends, but we didn't read a book recently so instead, we are all just hanging out and bringing wine to do a Holiday Wine Exchange. It's gonna be fun to see what kind of wines everyone brings, and to catch up with everyone before the holidays take full effect and there's no time! And then I have a massage scheduled for the afternoon, which isn't a bad way to spend a Saturday!

{4} Holiday Perspective
It's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays and sometimes it makes us lose focus on what's truly important. I saw this online this other day and I loved it, so I thought I'd share it with you guys:
Isn't that such a good perspective??

{5} Wedding
Borrowed from Here Isn't she stunning???
I saved the best favorite for last: one of my bloggy to IRL friends is getting married on Saturday! Lynn, I couldn't be more happy for you, and can not wait to talk to you on Saturday, and to see all of the gorgeous pictures from the day. I know it's going to be beautiful and you will be breath-taking. I wish that I could be there to celebrate with you in person, but I know that you will be surrounded by family and friends who love you dearly. I'm there in spirit and am so so so happy for you, my sweet friend! Sending you nothing but  tons of wishes for a lifetime of love and happiness together with your almost-husband, your little peanut and fur babies! Love you!!

Happy weekend, party people!
Don't forget to link up with these ladies!


  1. So happy that you guys celebrated his birthday and he loved everything you bought him!! They really are so hard to shop for and our hubbies are the same age :) I didn't watch Peter Pan live, mostly because the one they did last year for whatever it was, was horrendous LOL!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend doll! xo

  2. Happy belated birthday to MG! Sounds like a great birthday to me:) I also tried to watch Pan, but it kind of just ended up being background noise, as I just couldn't get into it. I thought maybe Christopher Walken would keep it interesting, but even he couldn't really save it. Anyways, have a great weekend. Wish we were both in Dallas!:)

  3. That holiday list is fabulous! As you said, it's so easy to get wrapped up in it all. It's great to remember what's important.

  4. Christmas decor totally makes everything more cozy and magical! I am loooooving it!! and that list you found, THE BEST! Love that perspective!
    Enjoy your weekend!! It sounds like you have fun stuff planned :)

  5. Oh my word to the wedding photo and then tell him happy belated for me!!! Seth LOVED Moscow Mules on our honeymoon so I also got him some copper mugs for Christmas (shhh) Hope you guys have the best weekend! MUAH!! xoxo

  6. I love having the decorations up, too. I just makes the house happy. I love the wine exchange idea. Have a nice weekend.

  7. Where did you purchase the Moscos Mule cups from? I love those things!

  8. A holiday wine exchange sounds like such fun! Now that I think about it I'm kinda interested in what types of wine there are out there in the world. Happy Friday!

  9. I love the holiday perspective list! Love the back of the wedding dress. It's very unique!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  10. Awww! Love your list! I am in need of those moscow Mule cups! I found a few online for cheap. They usually are like $15+ EACH cup! crazy!

    P.S. that wedding dress is pretty! Have fun at your friends wedding :)

  11. A holiday wine exchange?! Well that sounds fantastic!

  12. I need to finish putting my Christmas decorations up! Still have the outside lights to do! And a holiday wine exchange sounds like an amazing idea! Happy Friday!

    <3, Pamela

  13. I really like the holiday perspectives!

  14. Happy bday to your guy! Love celebrating with dinner...and love moscow mules! So delish. And that holiday list is so fab...and so true. Love it!

  15. our tree is finally up! we bought new decorations this year :)

  16. I love the holiday wine exchange idea, what a fun way to catch up with friends without the pressure of reading a book during this busy time of year. I nominated you for a Liebster Award, I realize you have received one before but I enjoy reading your blog so I nominated you again!


  17. I really love that list. I totally agree my mission this month is to be present and not just let it fly by!

  18. ha! I barely made it through The Sound of Music, so Peter Pan was so not going to happen!

  19. Love the holiday perspective, that's awesome!


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