Monday, January 23, 2017

Scenes From Our Weekend


Grateful- exactly how I feel after my post Friday.  You guys blew me away with your comments, emails, texts and messages after my post Friday.  I was ready to share but at the same time I was apprehensive.  You ladies lifted me up, encouraged me, gave me hope, love and inspired me.  I honestly can't thank you enough.  This is a difficult and dark journey I have been on and I know it will continue to be trying but your kind words and encouragement meant so much to me. 
Thank You from the bottom of my heart, ya'll are amazing. 
xoxo
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Thursday night I headed out to an event at Zero George for The Hilliard Studio Method a fitness studio based out of Charlotte.  Next time I am home I am definitely gonna try and fit a class in.  The ladies that do this workout have incredible figures!  We are trying to convince them to open a studio here in Charleston! 

What I wore:
I am wearing a small in the dress, it runs TTS.


After the event we stayed for a drink and a nibble at the bar.  
They make the best drinks at Zero George.  I went with my old trusty,  the Dirty martini,  but they have so many fun and innovative ones to choose from.

I always love their cheese platter, although I have really never met a cheese plate I didn't like.
They only make a certain amount of burgers each night and we got lucky they had one left so we all split it.  Let me tell you, it was hands down the best burger I have ever had.  I am not even a huge burger person but I was drooling after this one.

Friday I finally tested out my new Vitamix and loved her.  I can tell I am going to be using her often. 
I bought this copper version

I made this smoothie: coconut water, 1 banana, 2 handfuls spinach, frozen mango, frozen pineapple, and a scoop of Greek Yogurt.  I am working on a post I will run soon with all my favorite smoothie recipes. 

Loving this floral tee.  I am all about some florals.
Friday was lunch at Butcher and Bee, easily one of my favorite lunch spots. 

I finally tried their Veggie burger that was just written up in Bon Appetit.  It was sooooo good!
Friday night was super low key the kids and I watched Norm of The North.  Saturday was a quick workout and then we worked on cleaning out and boxing up clothes.  Follow me @shopsnoopnattynatcloset I will be doing a blog sale this week with some of my clothes.  

I am a huge fan of this workout top that can be worn tied or not tied.  It is perfect for barre and yoga.
I am wearing a size 6 in both the tank and leggings.


After that we hit up the mall to escape the rain.  

That afternoon I met a friend for a glass of wine at The Dewbury.  Thank goodness for my girlfriends who take care of me on the weekends!
What I wore:
Blouse (buy one get one 50% off) | Necklace | Jeans | Pumps
Fries + Aioli:) Clearly I didn't watch what I ate this weekend.  Back on the train today.

Sunday it poured rain all day so we headed to the Aquarium.
That display is all legos- I mean how amazing.

Sterling is shark obsessed so he was in heaven.

Currently crushing on statement Earrings.
Have a wonderful start to your week.







6 comments:

Meg said...

Having weekend gal pals is huge. Without them weekends can be long & lonely. After years as time as the "four of us" it is weird to have time to oneself, so great your buds make a point to meet up.

Intrigued by burger. I like veg burgers but find them laborious (as I do salads) - I eat both only out mostly.
America's Test Kitchen has a recipe I want to try.

Kim Gibbs said...

Love your fingernail polish color! What is the color? Is it gel?

Jill said...

I just read your post from Friday, you will come out of this a better, stronger and happier version of yourself. You are already going down that path. You will have your highs and lows but I know your girlfriends will be there to pick you right back up. Major life changes are never easy, but I promise this too shall pass

Anonymous said...

Have you read Jamie Meares (Furbish) post about her divorce? She nailed it.

Julia said...

Never commented before but I am praying for you, Natalie! Your blog gives me a much needed break every morning. Thankful for your fabulous taste, awesome recipes and honesty-- even when (or maybe especially when) it's hard. Love from Tennessee!

Kristen Gallimore said...

I would love a blog post on healthy, easy, smoothie recipes! I just got a Nutribullet Pro and am excited to start using it.