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Celebrating Baby Hop | Baby Shower Recap!

This past weekend was my baby shower and I had the best time celebrating our baby boy with my family and friends! I used to be much better about sharing a little recap or photo dump from fun events and ever since reviving my blog, I told myself that I wanted to get back to my roots. I wanted to share things that made me happy, felt authentic, fun, and made me excited! It’s very easy to get caught up in sponsored content and writing posts with the intent of views and clicks, but I’m really over that rat race. If everyone reads these posts, awesome! If it’s just my inner circle here, great (hi!). If no one reads this…it’s all good. This site is for me and I’m here to make blogging fun again. And this past weekend was a lot of fun and something I want to remember… ◡̈

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Blogmas 2014 – Day 12: Camera Roll

Happy Blogmas Day 12!

I have a kind of quick post for you today! I thought a camera roll spill would be appropriate to wrap up the week. 😉 Here it goes…

I went to an awesome holiday-themed baby shower on Sunday. Lot’s of festive decor, fun details & some seriously delicious food.shower

Sunday selfie :)
Random Sunday car selfie, because I don’t often wear red lipstick or my houndstooth jacket 🙂

After the shower, my boyfriends family was celebrating Grandma’s 75th birthday, so I popped by to see everyone! Of course Mike was challenged to do a 5 minute plank lolol – I shall not disclose if he hit 5mins it or not. 😉

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Snapshots from work this week (L to R) 1) a new pine needle candle for my desk. 2) A quick clean out of my purse (I don’t know how it gets like that so easily, I clean it at least once a week). 3) My go-to lunch from Stop n’ Stop. The Santa Fe salad is so good! And the apple caramel dippers have been my latest obsession. 4) My holiday Pandora station! I’ve been flipping between Country Christmas and Mariah Carey Holiday stations. I snapped a picture of Christmas Shoes because I CANNOT STAND THAT SONG. I mean, it’s a beautiful song, but it makes me cry the SECOND I hear it come on the radio. I just can’t bring myself to listen to it. SKIP. Anyone else – or just me?

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My Mom had to pick up my sister at school and bring her home for Winter break on Wednesday – so they stopped by to see me on their way home! We went out for a yummy dinner – which I failed to take any pictures of…except the empty plate of peanut butter pie. Such a lovely, unexpected, mid-week surprise 🙂

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Scenes from home! (L to R):

1) LOTS of cozy blankets, movies, and popcorn this week.  2) I found Mike’s new ornament that my Aunt made him last year & put it up on our tree :). 3) Face masks are a mid-week must. 4) I was trying to pick a new book to read off of my bookshelf and had totally forgotten that I bought a Chicken Soup for the Romantic’s Soul over the Summer. It was exactly what I felt like reading. I forgot how much I love those short stories. 5) MORE cozy blankets & movies – watching Magic Mike w/ my roomie.home

…Just a few snaps from this week! I put a serious dent in some Christmas shopping last night, which I’m SO excited about. AND I picked up some really cute wrapping paper – that post is on the way soon!

I hope that everyone has an awesome weekend! I’ve got some fun plans that I’m looking forward to. Hopefully I can keep up with my daily blogging streak 🙂

Happy Friday!!!

XOXO

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