Sunday, November 17, 2013

6 Month Break - I'm back!

I really can't believe I haven't blogged in about a half a year!!!!  Lots has happened in the last 6 months. Here is my attempt to update everyone! :) Ever since google got rid of google reader I stopped blogging and I stopped reading blogs as well. It used to be one of my fav things to do! :) Once I find something to replace "google reader" hopefully my love for blogging will come back!


Happy Father's Day Dad & Scott!! :) I always do blog posts for all these special days, and with my absence from blogging I missed giving the special shout-out!! :) I wished them both a Happy Father's Day ofcourse, just not on my blog like usual. 

We threw a bridal shower for my friend Shahanna. It was a brunch shower and it ended up great! :) We had mini pancakes, mimosas, a bagel bar along with many other things!

 (Me, Mo, Shahanna & Sarah)

 The Donut Hole Skewers I made (Pinterest Inspired)

I also contributed the favors to the shower as well. LOVE THESE! We all love wine, so why not have mini wine favors. I ordered the labels off etsy to match the invites that were mailed out. 


Scott and I celebrated out 3rd wedding anniversary! I can't believe it has already been 3 years already! My aunt & uncle have a gorgeous house in the Outer Banks and they were kind enough to let us stay at it again. It was sooo relaxing. I wish I could live at the beach! 

 The hubby and I

 My favorite coozie!

 Loved that we were able to see the horses on the beach, so neat!

The girls also made a trip to Ocean City, MD for Shahanna's Bachelorette Weekend! :) Lots of memories! (The ones we remember)

Parasailing! :)

On the boardwalk...

We had to have favors. I don't know what it is about me and favors, but I just love putting them together! :) The favors included: Mini liquor bottles, band-aids, gum, crystal light, aleve & after-sun gel 


I was able to be a part of Shahanna's Wedding. She did all the planning on her own and everything ended up perfect. So happy I was able to be part of her special day! :)  Here are some of my fav pics! :)

And...the emergency wedding kit I made for the bride:
A few of the things came in handy. It's always good to be prepared! :)


We spent Labor Day visiting my parents! Not too much longer until I can see them again. Christmas will be here before you know it! :) 

The world's largest fishing pole. The things you see, lol.

Impromptu trip to the Outer Banks w/ one of my close friends from college, Sarah. Her family got a house right on the water and I was able to spend a few days with them! :)

 Sunrise one morning, so pretty!

 In the hot tub (the ocean was too cold)

 We love our monograms! (even on solo cups)

Bike ride around the neighborhood


Fall is here! :) Shahanna planned a fall get-together.

My contribution: Acorn Donuts! :)
Super easy to make. Another pinterest inspired idea! :) All I used was donut holes, sprinkles, chocolate frosting & pretzels.


Yesterday my lil sis got engaged!!!!! So exciting!!! Looking forward to welcoming Kris into the family. Can't wait to help Carla with all the fun details!

WHEW! :) I think I caught you all up on everything. Now, if I only I can keep updating the blog now, haha. 

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