This week’s What I Wore Wednesday will be the Christmas edition! I wasn’t able to get pictures everyday just because we were too busy doing other fun things, but here are a few days outfits!
Thursday we spent running around town getting all our ducks in a row to head home for Christmas. I had the pleasure of fighting the crowds at Walmart 3 days before Christmas…it was interesting.
Shoes-Clarks from Marti and Liz
Watch- Fossil (see below for more details)
If you can’t tell, I am in love with these skinny jeans from NY&Co! They are so comfortable and flattering. I plan on purchasing another pair in the very near future.
Shoes- Clarks from Marti and Liz
Here we are getting ready to head to church on Christmas morning.
Dress and Belt-Target
Tights-Walmart (can’t really see them)
I was really surprised this year by Logan’s Christmas gifts. He got me this amazing Fossil watch and bracelet that says Expecto Patronum! If you are a Harry Potter fanatic like me, then you will understand just how awesome this bracelet is!
As always, I am linking up with The Pleated Poppy for WIWW!
Here’s a recap of all this weekend’s fun and excitement!
We spent Christmas Eve with Logan’s Dad, Tim, Step Mom, Kat, and their sweet baby, Lincoln. We had so much fun getting to be part of Lincoln’s first Christmas. He is the happiest baby and made a pretty good looking Santa.
Logan and his little brother Lincoln, so sweet.
Sweet Little Family
Lincoln on his super cool rocking horse:)
Jack was pooped...and a little upset he wasn't the center of attention.
Next up, we spent Christmas morning with Logan’s Mom, Kristy, Step Dad, David, and sister, Taylor. We aren’t quite awake yet in some of these pictures:)
Trying to wake up:)
Jack being the center of attention.
Vera Bradley Purse
Checking out their new stuff!
Ready to go to church.
Jack posing for some cheese
Last, we went to my grandparents’ house for Christmas Brunch, after church. I think my youngest brother, Austin, was about to have a come apart because he had to wait so long to open his presents:)
Getting ready to eat, yumm!
Can't take the waiting
Opening up presents!
My grandfather, Bop, got a surprise, a new iphone!
Woohoo, a microwave for his dorm!
New Fiestaware bowls!
The wrapping paper aftermath
We had a great time eating yummy food, opening presents, and spending time with all our families! I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday weekend as much as we did!
Our Happy Little Family
Today has been a pretty busy but successful Saturday.
I have been putting off getting my hair cut for a long, long time. It has been a year and a half since my hair has seen a pair of scissors. This is partly due to the fact that I have been growing it out, and I didn’t trust anyone to cut my hair. If you have curly hair, I’m sure you’ve had a few bad hair cuts in your life, and you know how hard it is to find someone to do a good job cutting it. I knew I couldn’t keep postponing the inevitable because I was starting to get some ugly dead ends, so my friend Angie, who teaches with me, did a great job. It’s not a drastic change, but I can tell a huge difference. There is just something about a hair cut that makes me feel so much better! Thanks so much Angie!
I also got out today and finished our Christmas shopping… for the most part. Wow, it was wild! Apparently, today is referred to as Super Saturday, the last shopping Saturday before Christmas. I wasn’t aware of the madness that comes along with “Super Saturday.” It is definitely a rival to Black Friday, and this is saying something coming from a girl who plans months in advance for Black Friday. I went to a few different places around town getting a few little gifts for our siblings, then I went to good ole Wally World. This was a test of my patience and Christmas spirit. I hadn’t prepared myself for the madness that would ensue. I had to constantly keep reminding myself that it was almost Christmas, and it wouldn’t be nice to scream at the people stopping smack dab in the middle of an aisle to chat with their long lost buddy. Oh well, I did find some really good deals on Christmas gifts, so it was worth it all in the end:)
This could have been our Walmart today:) I am somewhere in there taking deep soothing breaths.
One of my favorite places to eat is Panera Bread, and I wish one was close to where we live. I was craving comfort food tonight, so I took a leaf out of Panera’s book. I recently discovered that Campbell’s Cream of Potato soup is a pretty tasty little soup when you don’t feel like cooking. We also made club sandwiches and had a yummy dinner reminiscent of Panera.
I hope you are having a great Super Saturday! We are one week and counting to Christmas! Yay!
Our tree looks much happier now after today's purchases:)
With Christmas quickly approaching, here are five things I want to accomplish before it gets here.
1. Make a Christmas Wreath for our front door
- Maybe this one…
- …or this one
2. Drive around and look at Christmas lights. This has always been one of my favorite things to do during the holidays.My parents always took me and my brothers driving all over the place to find pretty lights. It is definitely a fail proof way to get into the Christmas spirit and take time to enjoy this time of year with your loved ones. This year I think Logan and I plan on making a trip to Opryland Hotel to look at the lights! Yay! If you’ve never been and you are in the Nashville area absolutely worth the $10 for parking.
- Inside the Opryland Hotel, so pretty!
3. Finish our Christmas shopping:) I am usually long done with Christmas shopping at this point, but unfortunately this year I have procrastinated a little too much.
4. Do some baking. I have discovered so many yummy recipes on Pinterest I have been dying to try. I only have 1 WEEK of school left before Christmas Break, so I have a long list of recipes to try out here are a few:
- Cinnamon Rolls
- Cinnamon Bun Popcorn…holy cow this looks AMAZING!
Logan and I always make a bazillion peanut butter balls that my Granny used to make. I will probably have a later post about these. I also helped my Matt Matt(other Grandmother) make chicken and dressing this Thanksgiving for the first time, so I have been wanting to try it on my own. Christmas Break sounds like a good time to give it a whirl. Guess I better start baking soon if I am going to do all this!
5. Most importantly, I want to make sure to enjoy the holidays and the time I get to spend with all my friends and family. It is so easy to get caught up in all the craziness that inevitably comes along with Christmas-getting gifts bought, wrapping gifts, going to all the parties, cooking for all the parties, and the list goes on and on.
But, this year I want to just take it easy and enjoy what is going on around me.
If you click on any of the pictures above it will send you to the website for the tutorial/recipe:)