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Friday, December 10, 2021

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! This month is flying by too quickly. I really love to soak in all of December. I love turning on our Christmas lights, sitting by the fire and enjoying the evenings in. And here we are already through the first 10 days.

I am trying to finalize plans for the girls birthday party, start wrapping my gifts and attending so many events. We have Rory's company Christmas party tomorrow night. Stay tuned for my outfit that I chose.

ONE. Last weekend was sooo much fun. Friday, I took it easy. I ran a ton of errands, made dinner and got ready for the weekend. Saturday morning I had a spa day with my mom and my sister. It was for my birthday (yes that was in August). 

We arrived at the spa at 10 am and spent time in the salt room, hot tubs, zero gravity chairs, steam room, massages and pool. It was heavenly. I stayed until 3:15 and wish I was able to stay the whole day. 

You are not allowed to have phones in the locker rooms where the steam room, one hot tub, a cold tub, showers, etc. are. But I did have it towards the end of the day in areas where I could. And no, you can't talk on your phone, but I basically read on it in the salt room. Note to self: take my kindle next time.




TWO. After my spa day, I headed home to shower, change and get ready for a fun night out. We were celebrating my friend Heather's birthday at a steakhouse followed by seeing Iliza Shlesinger. If you haven't watched any of her Netflix specials, do yourself a favor and watch them. She is hilarious. 

We laughed for over an hour and had the best time. After the show, we walked to a dive bar and had a drink, danced, and talked before heading home. I was home around 11 pm and it was the perfect day!!

The birthday girls (we were celebrating Heather (on the left) that night and the next day was Jess's)

Sequins and Fur (fake of course)

I didn't get any photos from the show as it was dark in there and I was too busy laughing my butt off.

THREE. The next day was Jess's birthday, and her husband had planned a surprise brunch for her. And the best news was kids were allowed. So I brought the girls and we met up with our friends to celebrate Jess. 

I only have one picture from that day as the others were videos of the kids playing yard games and wishing Jess a Happy Birthday!


I have some pretty amazing and beautiful friends!

FOUR. At the beginning of this post, I talked about Rory's company Christmas party and what I was wearing to it. Remember how I posted this post about Holiday Party Dresses? Well I chose none of them. I am hoping to wear one for his regional holiday party in January.

For this Christmas party, I shopped on Poshmark for a sequin skirt (but found it at Saks online) and then went to Express for a top. Both are on major discount.

Here is my outfit:

Express Velvet Bodysuit

DKNY Sequin Pencil Skirt

FIVE. If you love Sex and the City, then I am sure you started watching And Just Like That yesterday...or maybe today. I am beyond excited about this except for the fact that Samantha is not in this series.

I also saw some "trailers" and photos that made me upset about Carrie and Big's relationship, but the previews seem to debunk that. So let's hope this new series is good and gets picked up for another season.

And Just Like That

SIX. Weekly funnies.

This is more of something that is interesting than a funny.





This was one of my friends this last weekend.

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything. 

24 comments :

  1. I haven't had a spa day in forever. It looks like yours was amazing! So I watched the first two episodes of, And Just Like That, and I don't know how to feel about it. I'm not sure if I'm a fan, I can't even believe what happened, ugh so many feelings lol. I hope you have a great weekend and enjoy the work party! Can't wait to see your outfit!

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    1. I hadn't had one in forever as well, so it was definitely needed and worth it. I have been hearing the same thing about And Just Like That. I didn't get to watch last night as my husband didn't walk the dog. So I am gearing up to watch today. I will watch it, but I have a feeling I know what happens based on some screenshots people posted. I hope you have a great weekend too!

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  2. Love the funnies and the bodysuit.

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  3. I can’t wait to see your party outfit as well! Your funnies are fantastic and yes, December is going way too fast for me I want lots more Christmas time! What a beautiful group of friends, I wish I had a group of friends like that but the older you get sometimes it’s harder to keep the crew together. I miss those days. Happy weekend babe!

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    1. I can't wait to dress up tomorrow. I was thinking of changing it up but last night at a gingerbread event, one mom said to wear it and have fun. So I am going to do that. I sure hope we stay close over the years. It is tougher to get together. That is for sure. Have a great weekend too!

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  4. No spoilers but I was SHOCKED when I heard what happened in And Just Like That yesterday. SHOCKED. So crazy! I've never been a huge SATC fan, but now I kinda want to watch to see how it all shakes out.

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    1. Thank you for not telling me the spoilers. I have an idea as I saw some screenshots of things, but I will watch today to see what happens. I have been a big SATC fan, so I have to watch it. Though it is getting mixed reviews.

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  5. The outfit will be great! I used to watch Sex and The City but I'm not sure I'll watch the new version. Your spa day looks so fun!

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    1. Thank you. I can't wait to dress up. I rarely do that nowadays. I have to see the new version. I love the concept of it still going into your 50s. It was a lot of fun for sure. Have a great weekend!

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  6. LOLOLOLOL the pile of dogshit. I died. I don't think I have heard of Iliza Shlesinger, I will have to look her up. Love your outfit you chose for the party. Sounds like you guys had a fun weekend!

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    1. Sometimes we all feel that way, right?! Ha. She is amazing. She has about 5 or 6 shows on Netflix. So funny. I totally relate to her. We did have a great weekend and I hope this one is just as great too! So busy. Have a great weekend!

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  7. What a fun weekend you had! Spa days and good friends are the best! I love your outfit for the party! I watched Sex and City and I am looking forward to more although there were some meh parts of the first two. Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. It was a fun weekend. And thank you. We had the best time out. I watched both episodes and I was disappointed. Way too much cringe in it, but it is SATC and I will keep watching it.

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  8. Looks like you've been having a lot of fun!!

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    1. I really have been. It is nice to see things go back to semi normal.

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  9. Love your party outfit and it sounds like you had such a fun weekend!

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  10. Good outfit and fun weekend with your friend and family. Stay safe and happy

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  11. Your spa day sounds amazing! I love relaxing in the salt cave near us!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

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  12. That spa day sounds heavenly! I'm glad you were able to pamper yourself! I hope spas open up again soon here in Korea!

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    1. It was nice to pamper myself. It has been awhile since I had a spa day!

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