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12.15.2014

WEEKEND UPDATE



RECAPS
1 | Puppy sitting. I house/puppy sat for some friends over the weekend. It was nice to have some introvert time. I worked on posts, ate popcorn, watched cheesy Christmas movies, and snuggled with an adorable pup.

2 | Mockingjay, round two. My friends Alex and Todd are my Hunger Games buddies. We go see the movies together...it's just the way things are. :) They were out of the town the weekend Mockingjay came out and made me promise to go see it again with them. Of course I obliged. I was still on the edge of my seat the second time!

3 | Vacation prep. I spent the entire day on Saturday doing laundry and getting things ready to pack for Disney!! I am the worst when it comes to making packing decisions. I always stress over what to bring, and what the weather might be like, and do I have enough jackets?? Haha. I am such a planner.

4 | Brown paper packages. I received some fun Christmas gifts last week that made my heart smile. The cutest print from one of my favorite artists...I like to pretend it's me and my pup. Thanks to dear friends who send thoughtful gifts! :)

OTHER FINDS
-- So basically, I need to go to Iceland.
-- 54 Walt Disney animation movie posters!
-- Holy yum town, Batman. Cranberry white chocolate cream cheese cookies...
-- This is a fun way to recycle your wedding dress.
-- This is a great series on the book of Ruth.
-- 10 great stocking stuffers for men!
-- You need this carabiner mug in your life.

YOU MAY HAVE MISSED
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A Hallelujah Christmas
5 Ways To Save Money
Five Things You Don't Know About Me | Vol. 2

P.S. I am leaving for my Disney vacation today. Bah! I'm over-the-moon excited to spend a whole week with some of my best friends in the happiest place on earth! A whole week of no work and no checking emails. :) Follow along with our adventures on instagram. You can count on me to post fun photos from Disney and Harry Potter world! Woohoo!

Sweet Mandy has been hanging out on my sidebar this month, and if you haven't had the chance to visit her, you can do that now! :)

Mandy just got back from an overseas adventure, and I love her really helpful tips for traveling in Europe! She also has some great recommendations for your Chicago travels (a city that I love!) Oh, and her advice about Pinterest is some we could all benefit from!

MANDY'S FINDS
-- Loving these cute rain boots!
-- 50 No-Fluff Blog Post Ideas
-- Custom state prints.
-- For all you adventurers, a list of castles in the UK.


WHAT WERE YOUR WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS?

21 comments:

meg - me with the three said...

Woohoo! Vacation!!!

Robyn Black said...

have fun on your Disney/HP Christmas vaca!!

Chelsea said...

That print is adorable!

Meg McIlvaine said...

I AM SO EXCITED

Meg McIlvaine said...

BAH! Thank you!! I'll tell Dumbledore your bunny says hello! ;)

Meg McIlvaine said...

Eeep. I love it!

Dorrie M said...

You will have SO much fun at Harry Potter world! Just be aware- it's ALWAYS packed!

Linh Vo said...

Oh so jelly you are going on vacay! Have a wonderful time :) We went to Zoo Lights which was basically the highlight of our weekend. :)
Linh
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Jenna Griffin said...

I lovvvved Mockingjay! I thought it was EXACTLY like the book. I was experiencing dejavu the entire movie. They just did such a good job..
Anyways, enjoy your vacationnnnn! Totes jealous.

Samantha@Elah Tree said...

All the Disney things! I can't wait to see all your pictures! Hopefully I'll get exciting news while you're there! ;)

Elizabeth Than said...

Have tons of fun!!!

Stacia said...

I haven't seen Mockingjay yet. I'm dying to! Have so much fun on your vacation!

Amy said...

BAHH i've still got to get on the mockingjay train!
i always love your weekend updates....and i am so looking forward to next week's weekend update! ;)

Meg McIlvaine said...

eeeep. Have you seen it yet??
Thanks lady :) I love doing these posts!

Meg McIlvaine said...

Ah!! Go see it!

Meg McIlvaine said...

We had a blast!

Meg McIlvaine said...

AHHHHHHH. Fun vacation and fun news!! :)

Meg McIlvaine said...

OH my goodness..me too. I totally agree!

Meg McIlvaine said...

We had so much fun! Thanks!
Zoo lights sounds magical!

Meg McIlvaine said...

We had an awesome time, and it really wasn't too bad!! I think we went on a pretty good day! :)

Amy said...

I FINALLY SAW IT!!!
oh. my. gosh.
the ending...THE ENDING...i couldn't even handle it. i just started crying! :(