Friday, December 2, 2011

It's beginning to look a lot like the weekend

It's also beginning to look and smell a lot like Christmas in our apartment.

We purchased our first New York City Christmas tree.
More to come on that next week.

We attempted a family pic with the tree.
Yeah, we'll be doing that over.

We've got some toys to deliver.

Some holiday magazines to read and some treats to enjoy.
Thanks to a special package from home.

But mostly? It's the weekend, y'all, and I am looking forward to relaxing with my man
and taking in all the holiday festiveness around us.
And maybe taking a less blurry pic with our tree.

ps...  I know you are eyeballin' my Iviemade pillow.
You should put anything Iviemade on your wishlist this season.
There's even Iviebaby. Trust me, you will love it so.

23 comments:

  1. We're getting our tree this weekend, I CANNOT wait. It's the first tree I've ever bought for my own home. (My excuse is that because I'd always travel home to the U.S. a week before Christmas it just seemed like a waste.) Excuses no more! This weekend I'll be stocking up on new ornaments and light chains!

    Can't wait to see your decorated tree!

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  2. I love your Christmas tree pic. It's sort of mysterious. And I love your big tree lights and your new pillow and you! Merry NYC Christmas!

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  3. Thanks not only for the super sweet shout outs, friend, but for also doing a bang up job of styling that pillow. I knew you'd represent me well

    Now I feel like a huge ass for this morning :(

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  4. ohhhhh cooozzzyyyyy. I love the little tree you two picked out. So perf.

    I want to come over and hang out in your christmassy home.

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  5. oh and iviemade pillow is adorable. Looks god next to the stripes on the sofa.

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  6. i like your big old-fashioned Christmas tree lights.

    and the pillow is lovely.

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  7. Keep the family picture. It's perfect.

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  8. Love the christmas lights and the strategically karate chopped Ivie made pillow :) Your place looks great!

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  9. hooray for christmas trees and iviemade and all other glorious things the weekend and season behold!

    p.s. we fail at a tree picture nearly every year. more on that on the blog later this month...

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  10. i actually like the blurry tree pic. its quite artsy. also have you tried candy cane oreos? if you haven't, you need to. they are divine.

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  11. I thought the blurry picture was supposed to be artsy until I read the comment! Ha! Just go with that.

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  12. Oh man, I totally made that comment before I read Nessa's. Promise.

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  13. you guys and your christmas tree and bama sweatshirt... love it so.

    and those oreos? make ya wanna slap someone?

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  14. There are probably better things I should be focusing on in this post but none of that matters until I find out more about that fudgy Ritz situation up there... Seriously, I need to look into that.

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  15. I feel as though Better Homes and Garden's is a holiday must. It even looks great paired with candy canes. :)

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  16. Vanessa- Excuses no more! Tree decor coming soonish.

    Lynn- And Merry Alabama Christmas to you, friend!

    E- No worries, sister.

    lady lee- open invite. duh.

    Kate- Thanks! I really dig it, too.

    Brhea- You're so nice. Thank you!

    Shannon- Yes, hooray!

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  17. Nessa + Kimberly- Once I actually looked at the pic, I realized how much I liked it. Happy accident. Thank you for your lovely words. :)

    Bridget- I might have actually slapped someone.

    laurenjeanallece- Yes, yes you do. But don't slight the covered oreos. They will change your life, too.

    Ashley- I agree. :)

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  18. as a recent visitor, i can attest to the fact that the iviemade pillow is pretty awesome. and very well made. can't wait for you to share your christmas tree story.

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  19. Looking festive over there! Love that mini wreath and I've always loved that fabric on your wondey pillow!

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  20. YAY!!!! Love the tree and the big fun colored lights! I am going today to buy and mail you a gift to go under that tree! I'll email when the mission is complete! :) XOXO

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  21. haha I love your family picture with the tree! Looks like such a fun and festive home!

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  22. Colleen- Coming soon. :)

    Carolyn- It's pretty snazzy, I must say. And exceptionally well made.

    Deanna- Thanks friend.

    sherri lynn- Yay! Festive was my aim.

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  23. I love Christmas Molly. And I want to see the completed tree.

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