Monday, April 15, 2013

{weekend recap} the kind of weekends only grown-ups appreciate

another weekend has come and gone. 

i do like to be busy, but i honestly love the weekend where there's technically nothing on your schedule. nowhere to go, nowhere to be, you can just go where your heart takes you.
this was a great weekend - relaxing and extremely productive. it's the kind of weekend where you find yourself realizing that only 'grown-ups' truly appreciate weekends like this one. well apparently i'm a grown up because i was lovin it {loved marquis's post here about other ways you know you're a grown-up!} 

here are the highlights:
>> parks and i grabbed a bite to eat and enjoyed some fro-yo while running a quick errand at the mall. {More like I just had a Target craving so we grabbed a few 'necessities'.} got home, laid blankets and pillows on the living room floor to wind down with some Blue Bloods. << one way to combat becoming a grown-up: pretend like you're a kid again.

>> saturday morning i snagged the primo spot at the barnes & noble starbucks where i accomplished 3 things:
finally bought the young house love book!
did not purchase anything from their new vera bradley section
perfect and productive 'me' time
i won't bore you with the boring details of our saturday afternoon ... saturday night saw the movie 42 and it was phenomenal {review coming soon}.

>> i didn't leave our place on sunday. 
one reason, i was a cleaning machine. had some great coffee time in the morning to write some notes in my new blog 'journal' and read. then we went to town on our apartment. i like to call it remodeling, but you can't really remodel a one-bedroom apartment so it's more a combination of spring cleaning, organizing {my happy place :)}, and re-arranging. oh, and removing christmas/winter decor you can see below. you can also see a sneak peek of our desk area in our living room - making the most of a small space. in the near future there will be more where that came from.
second reason, it snowed and was blizzarding conditions here and no, i do not want to talk about it.

apparently this weekend i was instagrammin' like a fool so we'll let those take over from here.
for your viewing pleasure...










hope you had a great weekend! 
i also hope you're wearing spring sandals and ankle pants so i can live vicariously through you :)

you should follow me here so you don't have to wait until mondays to see my riveting weekend instagrams.

5 comments:

  1. I love that Barnes and Noble has Vera Bradley...another reason why it makes it hard for me to go to that bookstore ;)
    I thought I was the only one who didn't take down Christmas cards so late! We took ours down 2 weeks before Lent started...like how you hung yours, reminds me of Pinterest.

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  2. This really is the kind of weekend we prefer! Sounds SO perfect!

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  3. Seriously, target cravings like Every. Single. Day. I can't stay away! And I love when I have absolutely nothing on my schedule too, it's the best! I love having the freedom to do whatever I want :) Sounds like you guys had a great weekend!

    xoxo Jamie

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  4. that sounds like a wonderful weekend! that frozen yogurt looks delicious - that is my favorite!

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  5. Looks like a great weekend. And oh man, I'm so ready for the snow to get lost too. Ridiculous!

    Also, the Young House Love book. Exciting!

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