10.08.2012

good things.

fall has arrived! our condo is chilly but we're layering up with cozy blankets until temps really drop.

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- friday night h and i went to the burbs to a surprise birthday/early halloween party for my aunt. it was so fun to see my family dressed up. i got to wear my flapper costume! 
- i picked up some itty bitty pumpkins :) that will be the extent of my fall decorating
-on saturday we went to a general meeting about adoption. it was very informative and it we gave us a lot to talk about afterwards.
-later that night we watched memento, a film h has been talking about for months.
- i finished bossypants and laughed out loud quite a few times. i wasn't a huge tina fey fan before (not sure why) but now i want to rent every season of 30 rock. also in need of a new book: any suggestions? 
- the perks of working for corporate america: tomorrow night our group will be watching the bulls game in the firm's box seats. no idea who the bulls are playing but i was told there will be food. and maybe a visit to the dessert cart. #happygirl
-the winner of the sunglasses giveaway is no.574, chelsey v, congratulations! please email me

xo, 
jillian

17 comments:

  1. I read Bossypants on the boss to work and I laughed out loud many times! I, too, hadn't really watched 30Rock before reading her, but went out and got the first season because I loved her so much! :) xoxo

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  2. Loved Bossypants!! 30 Rock is all on netflix, if you have that :) Your cozy blankets and fall pictures are so lovely!

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  3. I love Tina and 30 rock! And that is so awesome about box seats! Way jealous of all the food!

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  4. Oh sounds like the perfect fall weekend, Jillian! :) Really cool that you got some more info on adoption, such a great idea. :)

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  5. You're so fun, girl! I am dying to read that back too - good to know it's a crack up! :)

    What a great weekend! I hope you'll come mingle today!!

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  6. So glad you read Bossypants. Isn't it the funniest? I was dying of laughter the whole way through. Sounds like a lovely weekend, and I look forward to hearing about the adoption process. Did you get to see any of the Chicago Marathon?

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  7. Just started following your blog. I loved Bossypants as well. I might suggest any Chelsea Handler book if you like funny girls, but she's a bit more on the vulgar side at times.

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  8. Your blog is lovely!
    Seems you had a nice weekend!

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  9. My favorite part of your post...you got to wear your flapper outfit♥ Too cute.
    Laurie @ pride in photos

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  10. so much goodness that i want to comment on here!
    #1 - love your flapper costume (as seen via IG!)
    #2 - so exciting about the adoption meeting!!!
    #3 - memento is a fantastic movie! hope you enjoyed it
    #4 - have wanted to read that book!!! glad to hear you liked it so much :)
    XO Brynn

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  11. So cool about going to an adoption meeting! I have always wanted to adopt as well. It's such an amazing way to change someone's life.

    Happy Monday!

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  12. Box seats are the best! And so is the dessert cart for sure!

    Did you like memento? I saw it on a plane and was a bit frustrated at first trying to keep things straight but then I was completely riveted! There were so many twists!

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  13. I love, love, LOVE Momento! I think it's such a genius concept for a movie. Sounds like you had an awesome weekend!
    Catherine Denton

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  14. Love Bossypants, anything htat can make me laugh is a winner. David Sedaris is hilarious too. His book When you are engulfed in flames is pretty funny.

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  15. fun! i'm willing to go to any sporting event where food is involved. :)

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  16. What a wonderful, cozy weekend–and such an exciting step towards adoption!

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  17. my partner has been talking about memento a lot lately too! strange. I saw American Psycho for the first time on the weekend - that's a strange one!

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