Weekend Happenings

Why is it that the weekend flies by but the week days seem to last so long?! Chris and I both commented on how fast last weekend passed. We woke up Friday morning and before we knew it, Monday had already rolled around.

Friday night, we met at our outdoor shopping plaza, BridgeStreet. While Chris returned some shoes at Clarks, I hit up Loft. They had a great sale going on where I score this top and this dress for $35 total! For some reason, the sales are always so much better there in store than online. IMG_0737

After our shopping trip, we hit our local Mexican restaurant. Its a sign we eat there too much when the waiter already knows our order when we walk in the door. Ha!


After dinner, we went to my favorite place around..Stem and Stein. It is a charming craft beer bar and wine cellar. They have local musicians that play acoustic on weekend nights. Its laid back and seriously my favorite spot. They have a huge patio that I cant wait to get back on once the temps warm up just a little more.

When we got there, I told Chris what I was considering ordering and headed to the restroom. When I came back to my seat, this is what greeted me. It was HUGE compared to Chris’s glass. Hahaha! I had one man ask me if there was a reason my glass was so big or if it just came like that. Needless to say the size was definitely noticeable!


Saturday morning, we had our weekly date through the Starbucks drive through. The warm temps called for windows down, music up, and iced coffee.


Later that morning, this pretty girl (and her baby Lucy) came to spend the day with Uncle Chris and Aunt Kelsey. We played beauty shop, cooked lunch, made a trip to the park, played some more, took a nap, and watched Disney Jr.


After the little one went to bed, Chris grilled us burgers. He is seriously the best hamburger maker in the world! Next time he cooks them, I will be sure to get the recipe and post it. They are delicious!!


Sunday was for being lazy and sushi. We went out for lunch and then went to visit our friends Stacey and Allen and tour their new home. Its gorgeous to say the least. We are so excited for them!!

I have already started the countdown to this coming up weekend. We are almost half way there!


Valentines Weekend Re-cap

What a relaxing and enjoyable weekend we had! It was definately a weekend full of nothing but most of the time those are the best!


Most Friday’s I treat myself with a Diet Coke, but last Friday I decided a coffee was much needed. How cute were the Valentine’s cups from Starbucks this year?!


Friday night, after visiting three different restaurants, we finally got a table at Brickhouse. We split wings and fries and ended our night at Sam and Gregs where we watched gymnastics and drank a couple of beers.


Saturday morning I helped my cousin with a baby shower brunch. She had such neat ideas including this festive drink table as well as a yogurt bar which got rave reviews!


Saturday afternoon our new bedroom piece arrived. After waiting over two weeks, I was so anxious to get it. I think it fits perfect under our television. I would still be happy without a tv in the bedroom but Chris thinks its a must have.I have learned to pick my battles so tv in the bedroom it is. 😉


We decided to change it up this year and cook at home instead of trying to fight the crowds at local restaurants. Chris grilled the perfect ribeyes. We both agreed that this was the best steak he has ever cooked for us. We also had grilled onions and mushrooms as well as a baked potato.


Valentines Day selfie while waiting on our steaks to grill


For dessert, Chris surprised me with this strawberry covered cheesecake. Best $9.99 ever spent!


Sunday night it was time for a little Mr. Grey.After two naps, I finally got out of my pjs around 4pm. Jo, Stacey, Angela, and I all met at the Scene for dinner and drinks and continued the fun at the Prive for the 8pm showing of 50 Shades.


Uncle Chris was on babysitting duty back at the house.

I love having busy social weekends but sometimes its nice just to relax at the house. I hope everyone had a Valentines weekend full of love!


Big Spring Crush


On Saturday, Jo, Stacey, and I headed downtown to participate in Huntsville’s first wine festival. Big Spring Park was set up with multiple tents, all willing and ready to pour samples of the wine of your choice. Upon arrival, we were each given a commemorative wine glass which we used for our samples. photo 2-2

Along with the glass, we were given a list of all of the wines in order to keep up with our ranking of each.


Of course, all of my favorites were red. The whites are just too sweet for me these days, although, we did have a fabulous Rosé but I cannot recall the name of it.

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With such a great turnout, I expect this event to become a staple in Huntsville!


Friday Favorites


Hello Friday! Its been one of those weeks where the days have felt long but now that its Friday, I’m like where has the week went?!scandalFirst thing’s first, SCANDAL returned last night and my how things have changed between the gladiators! It looks like we are in for an exciting season as always!


First fall manicure of the year happened yesterday. Its amazing how a fresh manicure makes me feel like a totally different woman. This color is Midnight in Moscow. It looks black in the picture but I would describe it as a black cherry in person.


This handsome fella joined the girls for manicures and shopping last night and was such a good sport. Smiles all night long.


Tomorrow, the girls and I will be attending Huntsville’s first wine festival. This year’s event promises over 200 wines, food trucks, and live music. So excited!

Linking up with Erika, Andrea, and Narci.