Weekending Highlights

Happy Monday, friends! Hope you're ready to take on the week ahead!
Let's hop right into the highlights from the weekend!
My weekend highlights included:

~Friday night pizza date night at our favorite pizza joint
~Froyo for dessert 
~Running into a student and his parents who tortured me last year (I successfully avoided the interaction)

~Rainy, overcast Saturday which lead to closet clean outs and adding to our donation pile; some HGTV may have been watched as well

~a trip to Kohls, Home Goods and World Market where I picked up a cute pullover for Fall, a pumpkin/apple scented candle and a gift for my friend's anniversary

~Found a coffee table that I fell in love with for our basement. Didn't pull the trigger...yet...
~finding out about a work placement that kinda ruined my afternoon 

~Double date night with another couple at Mussel bar
(car selfie on the way, while MG made fun of me :)
~Gorging on the most delicious food: shrimp and grits, Mediterranean mussels, mac and cheese, calamari and the most amazing brussel sprouts I've ever had. Oh and pomme frites with some yummy dipping sauces. 
For dessert.
 Because oink.
~Food coma

~The most refreshingly cool Sunday morning with doors and windows open all day
Cooper enjoyed the people watching throughout the day from his "post" 
~running errands

~unknowingly drove by my previous supervisor's house while she was working in the yard with her husband (we were actually marveling at the pretty house and I was like "wait, I know her!" haha)--got to catch up a bit about the start of both of our school years 

~Watching football and eating wings!--the weather definitely made it feel more like football season

~Cooper snuggles
~Thai food for dinner (and leftovers for lunch today! Yummmmm!)

~Switched between football and Miss America (with the funniest text convo ever) and then headed to bed to prepare for the week ahead

The best news is that even though it's Monday, today I get to see one of my favorite 3 year olds who I worked with last year and I absolutely can't wait! 
I hope your weekend was awesome and you're ready for Monday!

Linking up with these pretties today:
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  1. You guys are such social butterflies with all your double dates - if we lived closer we'd totally double date (i decided that lol) our convo last night was the best thing ever!! I was laughing so hard I was crying - that gif thing you taught me was the best thing ever!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. Girl, get that coffee table!! I'm dying for it all the way in Alabama! Also, your nights sound like my husband when we avoid students of his because they drive him nuts ha! Have a great Monday!

    Linds @ Not A Mom

  3. Girl, get that coffee table!! I'm dying for it all the way in Alabama! Also, your nights sound like my husband when we avoid students of his because they drive him nuts ha! Have a great Monday!

    Linds @ Not A Mom

  4. Sucks about the work placement but don't dwell on it too much more. Football = two thumbs down. Love that table! Go get it!
    Trish - tales from trish

  5. All that food looks so delicious! And I love that coffee table, you should definitely pull the trigger! Glad you were able to avoid that interaction, my mom was a teacher and I remember her always being on the look out haha. Happy Monday!

  6. Oh my goodness all that food looks amazing!!! Yum!! And love that coffee table. Super cute!

  7. Oh noooooo! I'm so glad you avoided the interaction with the student & his parents! How awful. I've been obsessing over froyo lately, and now I desperately want some at nearly 8AM!

  8. Love all the Cooper snuggles! SO cute! And that pizza looks amazing! Obsessed with that coffee table. You NEED it! :) We had a rainy weekend too. Blah. So over the yucky weather but at least football is back!
    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

  9. So fun! Doesn't cleaning out the closet make shopping so much more fun?! Sounds like you had a full and fun weekend!!

  10. Looks like a good weekend! Glad I'm not the only one closet purging - I'm up to 6 bags I think ... Love that coffee table, too! World Market for the win. :)

  11. Sorry about the booooo work news! Ummmmm that coffee table is amazing. I swear the furniture at Homegoods is the best, I can't wait till the day I get to furnish a place :-) You looked gorgeous, definitely deserved a selfie moment!

  12. I love the picture of Cooper at the front door. He is so cute. That coffee table is so great, I totally want one like that for my house.

  13. So much good food. I really want some mussels right now! Sorry about the work news :(

    xo, Carly | carly blogs

  14. Buy that coffee table!!! Love it. Sounds like a great weekend!

  15. Yay for the return of football and of course pizza - YUM! That coffee table is gorgeous! Looks like a great weekend, albeit rainy - ours was too :-P

    Green Fashionista

  16. I really like that coffee table!! And yay for new fall items! I need to pick up some new stuff soon!

  17. You should have texted me! Miss America is my super bowl!

  18. I am glad I am not the only one buying fall candles already, I have picked up a few including pumpkin, apple and cinnamon.They were buy 3 get one free so I ideally had to buy a few. Nothing better than lighting candles and having your house smelling.
    I do like that coffee table, but I dread to think of the price. I seen one similar and the price was horrendous.

  19. Mm, the pizza looks delicious.

    Cute coffee table!

  20. Absolutely love that coffee table!! Your weekend looked a lot like mine :) hope you are having a great Monday!!

  21. I feel like Cooper and Scout would be good friends, lol. Sorry to hear about your work assignment. :( Loving the coffee table. Have a great week!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  22. This is my idea of the perfect weekend! So much good food, cooler weather and football!!! Bring it on, fall!

  23. You can't go wrong with pizza and froyo!! So glad you had a (mostly) great weekend! - Svetlana @Life with a Side of Wine

  24. Love the coffee table you found! Your dinner date with friends sounds amazing! I'm so sad I didn't eat shrimp and grits while I was in Nola.

  25. i looove that coffee table! "because oink" -- YES. every day of my life. haha

  26. I seriously don't know how you fit so much in a weekend, and your pizza looks delish! Also, love the coffee table! And your selfie! :) xo

  27. Mmm your pizza looks so delicious – I think I could most definitely have that for dinner every single Friday. Our Saturdays sound very similar – didn’t it feel great to have that task behind you?! Cooper looks adorable as always :)


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