Monday, November 7, 2011

Weekend Happenings

How is it possibly Monday already?? I feel like our weekend flew by, probably because it was jam packed!

Friday we had a low key evening. I made a big pot of Paula Deen's French Onion Soup. It is always amazing! The recipe is under my recipes tab if you have never made it. I highly recommend it, it is cheap, easy and so tasty!


Saturday we had some pictures done for our Christmas Cards by my girl Julia- sneak peek to come later. But here is one shot of Sterling in his adorable outfit. We had to bribe him to cooperate with raisins so if you get one of our Christmas cards it will mostly likely have a box of raisins in it!



Later that day we had a birthday party for one of Sterling's friends Oliver. The kids got to go to the fire station and had so much fun. Not sure who loved it more Matt or Sterling! I'm not kidding Matt talked to the firefighters forever and was pretty eager to hop in the front seat!




Then I was off to a Bachelorette party for my dear friend, Alissa. We started with Champagne and pureed fresh strawberries- amazing. I highly recommend you try this instead of mimosas, such a great twist. My sister in law pureed the strawberries in her juicer but I think you could use a blender too.



Then we headed to my favorite wine bar Bin 152.

They have an amazing wine list and the most delicious Cheese and Charcuterie plates. I was in heaven.




Somehow later on into the evening I ended up doing alot of these! I mean that's what Bachelorette Parties are all about right?? It was a good idea until the next morning....



We had such a fun time and I was super happy to have my sister in town to hang with us. She is always my partner in crime!





I will leave y'all one with one OOTD from this weekend. Ladies if you don't have a Tory Burch Cardigan you need one. I have one in brown and red and they are my favorite sweaters. So versatile and always look chic!



Tory Burch Cardigan, JCrew Talia Blouse, Seven "The Skinny" Black Jeans, Micheal Kors Pumps
Oh, and thanks to the time change this nugget has woken up at 5:30 the past two days. I was not a happy Mommy this morning! But it is hard to stay angry at this sweet face. Any suggestions on getting kids adjusted to the time change are welcome!

18 comments:

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

Loved your cardi at coffee Friday. And yes, Lilly has woken up early the past two mornings, wish kids understood daylight savings time. Sounds like you had an awesome weekend pretty girl!! Can't wait to see Sterling's pictures. xo

Alex {Things That Sparkle} said...

I have that same red cardigan, I need to pull it out more often! So cute. Looks like it was a fabulous weekend! Can't wait to see how the pictures came out!!

megan said...

Loving that cardigan! Can't wait to see the pics!

Amanda Hill said...

Oh what a great cardi! And a fun weekend!

My Life as A Plate said...

I was just thinking this morning how I wanted to make some french Onion soup tonight, and then I saw your post..and cannot wait to that recipe...yuM!

Baby Shopaholic said...

Looks like yall had a ball! That cardigan is hot! I have the same prob with P! I really need to get her to sleep later.

Bud and Leo said...

I love this post- those strawberries in the champagne look delish- glad you had a blast! And can you please post a finished holiday card on here? Love that he has raisins in it :) And the firetruck pic- hilar! Matt looks SO excited! And love Sterling's shoes- seriously yall are the cutest family ever!! xo Lisa

Ashley said...

Oh my goodness Sterling is PRECIOUS! Love his little outfit! I need to get one of the TB cardigans

natasha {schue love} said...

Looks like a blast of a weekend! We need to schedule Christmas pictures...stat! Can't wait to see yours! :)

Val said...

Perfect post....food, wine, great clothes and adorable baby!!!

Portuguese Prepster said...

you always have the most delicious recipes and love the sweater!!!!

Chicago Mom (Heather) said...

Your hubby would make a hot fireman. hee hee. Love that TB cardi!

Jill said...

I bet you felt just like I felt Sunday!! Those mimosas sound divine!!

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

I so wish there was some magic cure for daylight savings time...but no, it's just miserable! (c: You had quite the rockstar weekend, girlfriend, it's so cool that you could share it with your sis! I'm jealous about that one!

Gaby [The Vault Files] said...

Natalie, just take him to bed at the same hour than before (same with naps), he'll adjust pretty fast, trust me, I have dealt with many changes in hours (15 hours differences!). It will probably take him 2-3 days, so hang in there ;)

Hannah said...

The pictures of Matt and Sterling are too funny! It looks like they both thoroughly enjoyed themselves. I know you love having two happy boys. The strawberry champagne sounds yummy. Last night I mixed champagne with a splash of pomegranate juice and seeds. I could have had a lot of it but the bubbly ran out way too fast. Btw, one of my friends had on those SE booties you posted about a few days ago. So cute!

Hannah said...

The pictures of Matt and Sterling are too funny! It looks like they both thoroughly enjoyed themselves. I know you love having two happy boys. The strawberry champagne sounds yummy. Last night I mixed champagne with a splash of pomegranate juice and seeds. I could have had a lot of it but the bubbly ran out way too fast. Btw, one of my friends had on those SE booties you posted about a few days ago. So cute!

Sundresses and Smiles said...

You have such handsome gentleman in your life--love the picture of them in the fire truck! Also love your blue blouse and Tory cardigan!