3.12.2012

good things.

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thank you all for your sweet comments and prayers. i appreciate every single one of them and i am so blessed to have such supportive and loving people in my life. AND i have good news... thanks to emergency heart surgery and great doctors my grandpa is on the road to recovery. thank god. this is just another reminder that life is absolutely beautiful - remember to take the time to tell the ones you care about that you love them! 


this weekend was full of other great things:: 

a saturday date with my cousin (and matron of honor).
a super sale at gap. 40% off work pants?! yes, please.
dinner at vinnie's sub shop! BEST. roast beef + provolone sandwiches.
gorgeous weather. i got to wear flats and i ditched my coat + boots! BRING ON SPRING WEATHER.
my little brother nick's birthday! he turned 25 this saturday.
we lost an hour - but that means it will stay out lighter longer...i see some bike rides in my near future. 
sunday brunch date with my old co-workers... lots of laughs and tri-berry oven pancakes
a sunday afternoon nap.
sunday dinner at decolores (a family favorite mexican restaurant in chicago).


how was your weekend?

xo, 
jillian

33 comments:

  1. Yay!! Sounds like you had a fantastic weekend!

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  2. love weekends like that :) xoxo

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  3. Such happy news!! Looks like you had a lovely weekend, too!

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  4. SO glad to hear that he is doing better! xo

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  5. JUST read your previous post..so glad he is okay!! sending u lots of love girl.

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  6. such great news jill! have been thinking about you and your family lots. and sounds like THE perfect weekend. i love a good sale :) xo

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  7. So so glad to hear that your grandpa is on the mend!!

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  8. So glad to hear your grandpa is doing ok! Sounds like it was a great weekend for you. Hope you have a fabulous day dear!

    XO,

    Sam
    www.ThePeakofTresChic.com

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  9. Jillian, I lost my grandfather last month so I know how much it can hurt. I am so happy to hear he is on the road to recovery. Its those moments that make you realize how much of an impact they have on your lives!
    This print is one of my favorites.
    :) Anna

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  10. Jillian, I lost my grandfather last month so I know how much it can hurt. I am so happy to hear he is on the road to recovery. Its those moments that make you realize how much of an impact they have on your lives!
    This print is one of my favorites.
    :) Anna

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  11. OH I'm so glad things are looking better for your grandpa. And it sounds like you had a good weekend too! :)

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  12. Oh I am so relieved to hear things went well, Jillian! And glad you had a nice weekend! xoxo

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  13. Oh great news! I'm glad you got some good weather out there too! This "winter" has been unusual!

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  14. Ah, Jillian! That is such great news! Such a lovely reminder, too...it is so true :) On a foodie note...tri-berry oven pancakes sound delicious! XO brynn

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  15. So thrilled that your grandpa will be okay. It's so scary to even think of losing a loved one. Glad you had an awesome weekend!

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  16. sounds like a great weekend. it's been forever since i've been to De Colores. So jealous. :)

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  17. so glad to hear that things seem to be looking better and better.

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  18. happy to hear the good news about your grandpa. wasn't yesterday's weather the best?? i love how chicago comes alive in the spring!

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  19. So happy to hear the good report on your grandpa!

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  20. Yay of GAP sales! =] And I'm happy the warmer weather is here too!

    -Kate

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  21. So glad to hear your grandpa is heading back toward health! God is good!

    (And I absolutely adore that print - the words! the colors! It's prefect!)

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  22. Glad to hear your grandpa is doing better! So glad! And what a delightful weekend. Our weather has been the best!

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  23. Glad to hear that things are going well! Sounds like a great weekend after all : )

    -Samantha

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  24. glad to hear your grandpa is doing better! that is truly wonderful news!

    my weekend was just great, definitely tried to make the most of it since we lost one whole hour : )


    life spelled jen

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  25. yeah for bike rides!

    glad things are looking up J.

    Kept you in my prayers this weekend!
    xoxo from Trinidad

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  26. beautiful springy collage! glad your grandpa is ok :)

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  27. Oh Jillian, I'm so happy to hear he's doing all right–thank goodness!

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  28. Wonderful news, I'm so happy your grandpa is on the road to recovery. Glad you had a nice weekend to enjoy as well. xo

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  29. Glad he's okay, sending lots of love your way! :)

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  30. This is a great report on your grandpa and a great reminder. Thanks for sharing.

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  31. i love your blog :) makes me smile.

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  32. Glad to hear everything is going ok with your Grandpa! My Grandpa was rushed into emergency heart surgery about a year ago and he is now almost FULLY recovered and back to his old self. Doctors are really miracle-workers!

    Sounds like you had one amazing weekend chica - so glad everything is ok.

    xxx
    Jenna

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  33. Jillian,
    Glad to hear that your grandpa is on the road to recovery! I hope his heart gets stronger with each day! My grandma is going through cancer treatments right now...so please keep her in your prayers too :)

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mucho thanks for the blog love! xo