Weekend Highlights

Happy Monday chickadees!
Notice anything different around these parts?
I got inspired on Friday to revamp my blog and this is the outcome of several hours of work. I still have a few kinks to work out and some things to update, but I'm pretty pumped about it!

Let's get to some weekend highlights!
My highlights included:

~Updating my blog design

~Learning a little bit of html coding (although I realized just how inept I am in general at it haha)

~Friday double date with a couple friend: 2 bottles of wine for the table, calamari, margherita pizza, and tiramisu. Perfect way to end the week if you ask me!
~Baby shower on Saturday afternoon for my friend from work--loved celebrating her little guy and her journey into motherhood! And I won one of the baby shower games, too :)
~Driving with the sunroof open and the windows down as we hit one of our first 80 degree days!

~Visiting my parents

~Finally got to wear my new lace eyelet shorts
it's hard to see the eyelet part, but they're only $19.99 at Target
~Celebrated a friend's birthday at her and her husband's house around the fire pit

~being sickened by the way some of the people acted at the Lilly sale at Target--was in the store for no more than 5 minutes and turned around and left because of how ridiculous people were. I swear I'll never go to something like that again. 

~Sunday errands

~Took advantage of Loft's Friends and Family sale

~installed a new light in our downstairs guest room (and made plans for the rest of the room's update)

~Spring cleaning--took a HUGE load to Goodwill

~Chipotle for dinner

~Watched Shawshank Redemption with MG and Cooper
~Discovered that Fraggle Rock (the first season) is on Amazon Prime! Throwback to my childhood!

~Finished up the night watching Game of Thrones and then headed to bed.

How was your weekend? Get into anything fun?
Linking up with these pretties today:
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  1. Loving your eyelet shorts! Target? If so, I almost grabbed the exact same pair and now wish I would have;) And I am SO with you on the Lilly thing. I, of course, couldn't get to a store with a newborn at home, but the website even crashed because people are so cray!!! I don't understand why Target doesn't limit in-store purchases. I heard people were swiping entire racks of dresses and rows of shoes and that's just not fair - I mean, we all know they're going to end up on ebay. Target could do more to prevent this for sure.

  2. I love the look of your blog, good job! I redid mine this wekeend too and it was so frustrating. I stayed away from Target this weekend and I'm glad I did, it sounds like it was crazy every where. Glad you had a great weekend! Happy Monday!

  3. Love love love the blog facelift! Ive been making minor tweaks to mine lately but still have some things I want to do. And loving those gorgeous lace shorts! SO pretty! That new light you installed is gorgeous, I need it in my life :) And you have no clue how excited you just made me to run home and watch Fraggle Rock! Haha! Happy Monday!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

  4. Perfect weekend except for the terrible behavior at Target that you witnessed!! I love the color of the lace shorts that you have and girl great job on the redesign - it looks amazing!! Glad the circle worked out lol!! Happy Monday!! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

  5. Shawshank is such a good movie! You can never go wrong watching that...or having Chipotle for dinner. Both are excellent choices in my book.

  6. Love the new design here! Sounds like a great weekend with friends and family. I can't believe Fraggle Rock is on Amazon Prime! I used to watch the reruns of that when I was little because I was obsessed with the Muppets! I will have to check that out! I am so excited that Game of Thrones has started back up again, but since its a show I watch with the bf, I have to wait to watch it. Its so hard to avoid spoilers...I have to hold off on social media between 9-10 on sunday nights!
    Hope you have a great week!

  7. The new design looks awesome! I love the colors. Yeah, I steered clear from Lilly this weekend. I actually went to Target around noon to pick up a couple random things (of course) and there wasn't even a sign that the Lilly collaboration had happened, everything was completely gone.

  8. The new design looks amazing I love how bright and clean it looks!!! Oh I love that lace dress in the baby shower picture I need details!

  9. Great weekend! I love that those shorts are from target - so cute! Also digging the dress that you wore to your friends baby shower, and chipotle for dinner always is the best. Happy Monday!

  10. Yay for the new design, it came out fabulous. And huge props to you girl for attempting to learn code. I'm the most technology-challenged person ever! And loving those mint shorts you wore to your friend's b-day :)

    Have a fabulous week <3

  11. I love the new design! Way to go doing it on your own! What a beautiful day for the baby shower – love your dress! Gosh, I left yesterday wishing I didn’t even go – the way everyone was acting put me in a bad mood not because I didn’t really get anything but it was just plain crazy and mean!

  12. well now i'm craving pizza at 11am...might have to get some. margherita is the best! speaking of...i need to go water my basil. haha. have a great week!!

  13. I love the new blog design! Those shorts are so cute! Yay for warmer weather:)

  14. Love the dress you wore to the baby shower, you look gorgeous!

  15. Congrats on the new design! Love the colors. That's a pretty dress you wore to the shower and love the light fixture as well! Sounds like you got a lot accomplished.

  16. Forget Lilly, I need to go find those shorts at Target - they are seriously so cute!! I absolutely love your new blog design, too!! Have a great week, Jenn!

  17. Oo I loved Fraggle Rock!

    I am miffed about the Lilly thing too. I have a ranting blog post today. Grr.

  18. Your dress from the baby shower is so cute, as are those eyelet shorts! Looking forward to warmer weather!!

  19. OMG I looooved Fraggle Rock! I'm definitely checking that out on Amazon Prime!! Sounds like a great weekend and now I totally want some tiramisu - haha! xoxo

  20. Love the new design!!! and all your outfits! You look aborbs!! Let's plan a facetime date this week so you can see miss evie. xoxo

  21. Those shorts are the bee-knees, lovely! Loving, loving the update on the blog! The colors are so gorgeous.

  22. I love your new blog design! Looks amazing! So does your new picture, too! Sounds like a great weekend. I'm so impressed you know how to even code a little bit because I have no idea. Your eyelet shorts are adorable. And, OMG, I love Shawshank Redemption. Oh! And you look gorgeous at the baby shower. Congrats to your bud! xo

  23. Coop was really into that movie huh? LOL. I love the new blog design. I feel inspired to change mine now. Can I hire you to amake me a new banner for my page? I love the new light. can't wait to see it actually hanging.

  24. LOOOOOVE the new design! Good work, girl friend! And the colors are so beautiful and clean! I'm totally itching to redo my blog!
    Sounds like a perfect weekend! I can't get over how quickly it warmed up for you there! It's about time though, right?! :)

  25. Such a fun weekend! I love the updates that you made to your blog, it looks fabulous! I'm now craving a piece of Tiramisu! Xo, Stephanie


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