12.12.2011

good things.



this weekend was v low key but full of lots of good things...

-a Caribbean inspired holiday party on friday night - complete with fruity drinks + mini umbrellas!
-a v tasty post-party burger at the twisted spoke
-watching bridesmaids with h (who has never seen the movie)...queue lots of laughs and quotes the rest of the weekend
-sleeping in
-milk and peanut butter snack mix from target (aka puppy chow)...i am sooo addicted
-scoring sweet stools (at an unbelievable price) for our kitchen!
-finishing my christmas shopping + wrapping
-sunday morning workout
-christmas candles (my favorite is yankee candle christmas wreath) + christmas movies (we watched the (original) grinch this weekend!
-sunday dinner at DeColores, an amazing mexican restaurant in pilsen (recommended to me by shari). i ordered three tacos (pork, chicken + steak) and we shared some delicious guacamole with lots of cilantro + cucumber.
-blogger christmas wishlists ALL week long!

how was your weekend?
xo, 
jillian

27 comments:

  1. a Caribbean inspired holiday party sounds awesome!

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  2. Sounds like a great weekend! And puppy chow is probably one of my top 5 foods. ESPECIALLY if you add M&Ms as well...:)

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  3. Yea for scoring super cute stools and for the orginal grinch - I watched Yes Virgina there is a Santa Claus and was reminded of how much I love Christmas shows... I must watch Miracle on 34th Street asap! Happy Holidays girlie!

    xoxo from Trinidad

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  4. This looks like a perfect weekend to me! I need to try descolores, I've heard great things!

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  5. It sounds like you had a fabulous weekend with so much yummy food!!

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  6. In my opinion, the original Grinch is so much better than the Jim Carey version! Sounds like a wonderful weekend dear. xo

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  7. Sounds like a really great weekend! I'm craving tacos for lunch ;)
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  8. That sounds like my kind of weekend...low key yet still productive!! :)

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  9. So many things to say.
    1. Sounds like an awesome weekend!
    2. I love the new bar stools!
    3. So glad you love De Colores as much as I do and i'm quite jealous you went there. However, I did find a new Mexican spot near me we will have to venture to. It was also quite delicious! :)
    4. Hope to see you soon. Happy Monday friend!

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  10. Oh my Jillian. It sounds like the perfect weekend. I am jealous. Ours was nice...although it never is relaxing these days with Miss Mila around. Ha.

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  11. Awesome weekend festivities. Love how you always do it up!

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  12. Uh-huh, uh-huh--oh sorry, I was distracted by the milk chocolate & peanut butter snack mix. Excuse me. *trots off to Target*
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  13. Looks like a really fun, yet productive weekend! I love puppy chow and Yankee Candle's christmas scents. Balsam + Cedar is my favorite.

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  14. Sounds like the perfect weekend!!! And thanks for sharing a fun new Mexican spot, I HRT Mexican and always love finding new spots to try!
    xo-T

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  15. we had popcorn this weekend too!! hehe :)

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  16. your party sounds really fun!

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  17. Sounds like a fabulous time! I love any excuse to eat Mexican ~ tacos + margarita = my heaven! :)

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  18. i just bought a pine scented candle too and it's literally making my life right now :)

    love this toasty list!

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  19. i wrapped presents, saw a new baby, and got a cold. in that order.

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  20. Jealous of your weekend!! Sounds perfect! XO

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  21. Sounds like a lovely weekend, Jillian! Always enjoy this time of the year when the Christmas spirit is everywhere you turn. Hope you have a wonderful week! xo.

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  22. woo hoo!!! what an amazing weekend, lady :) it sounds jam packed with wonderfulness!!! and i LOVE the (original) grinch! xoxoxo brynn

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  23. We have a candle that smells like Christmas trees right now that does the trick!
    And Christmas movies every day this week!
    :)

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  24. We have a candle that smells like Christmas trees right now that does the trick!
    And Christmas movies every day this week!
    :)

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  25. Love the photos! Especially all of the presents! Christmas is such an exciting time.

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  26. LOVE yankee christmas candles!

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