Monday, August 20, 2012

No road trip or packing up the house

Finally! A weekend at "home". 
It felt so good not to pack up our entire house for a road trip or 
have any kind of schedule this weekend. 
We went with the flow, squeezed in some much needed "momma time", 
got a ton accomplished and caught up on some much needed rest.

THURSDAY

One
I finally got this journal/notebook from Target.
 I smile every time I look at the cover. 
Thanks, Chris, for posting it on Instagram.

Two & Three
I met up with some of my most favorite ladies on 
the planet for a few drinky-poos and some sushi. 
That gorgeous lady on the bottom left just had her first baby about 
a month ago and this was her first night out since he was born. 

FRIDAY

Four
Building forts at the casa. 
I just couldn't tell them "NO."

Five
I finally found some flats that don't give me blisters.
I scored them for $12.00 at DSW.
BTW, thanks for all the tips on Friday. 
You ladies never cease to amaze me 
with your suggestions and advice.  

Six
No shame in this picture! 
This is my closet that got an overhaul and 
massive clean up this weekend. 
I feel like a weight has been lifted. 

Seven
My friend Courtney sent this to me. 
Best.Thing.Ever. 
This not only goes for UT fans, 
but for those so-called "Aggies" as well.
The truth hurts, people.

SATURDAY

Eight & Nine
It was TAX FREE weekend in Texas. 
What else can I say??

Ten
Chips, salsa, queso, beer and live music...yes, please.

Eleven
It's official! Football season is in full swing.
 Let's show em' how it's done HOUSTON!!

Twleve
Lame, I know, but I scrubbed all my suede shoes while watching the game. 
This cleaning set is the BOMB for removing spots off your suede shoes.
Try it.

SUNDAY

Thirteen
Getting my hair did. 
My girl comes to MY HOUSE! 
How convenient is that business? 

Fourteen
After the "did". 
Love you, Happy! 
Yes, that is her name...Happy!
If you live in Austin, I can send you her info.

Fifteen
What I wore to church. More on this tomorrow.


So, how was your weekend? Eventful or laid back?
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44 comments:

Danavee said...

I want my hair girl to come to my house!!!!!

A J said...

We used to have someone come to our house to do our hair, it was so nice! Yours looks BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the color and the cut!

-AJ
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still being [molly] said...

this is awesome. your hair looks beautiful. i loved your church outfit. and you are just amazing. thanks for linking up, shanna!

Katie @ My Darling Days said...

Your hair looks darling and this suede cleaning set you speak of... I gotta get my hands on it! I purposely don't buy suede shoes cuz I hate when they get all gross. And with Wisconsin winters, it's hard not to get them gross. YAY for football season thoughhhhhhhh!! :)

Katie said...

cute hair!!! and sounds like a great weekend - love the girls' forts! and love the girls night and sushi!!

Amy Shaughnessy said...

Love a laid back weekend. My 3 year old went to spend the weekend with his Nana so we just had the baby all weekend. We watched SO much tv and ate so much junk food. It was fun.

Amy



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Andrea {blonde ambitions} said...

My closet needs an overhaul too! Doesn't it make you feel so good to walk in after it is cleaned up?! Love your hair & lucky to have her come to your house!

Tracy Walpole said...

You are too cute for words. Srsly.

You know every time I read your blog all I think about is how we had Ms. Ballard for History in the 10th grade and you sat behind me... and then I think about how old I am. haha!

Rach @ This Italian Family said...

Love your hair! You are so pretty, girl! Yay for shopping this weekend! :)

Head to Toe Chic said...

Yay for tax free shopping!!! We had that a few weeks ago. Loving your hair lady! That's so awesome she comes to your house!

Xo,
Angela

TheTinyHeart said...

That is so cool that your hair person comes to your house! Talk about convenient! You did so much on your weekend at home! To me that would mean sitting my butt on the couch eating pizza and watching movies, haha. :)

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
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Samantha said...

I hate when you have to pack up the whole house! NIce to have a "free" weekend

Morgan @ xoxo, me said...

It looks like you took full advantage of tax-free weekend. Nice work :) And your hairdresser comes to your house? Talk about service. Geez! And when you posted the pic on Instagram of the girls making the fort, it took me right back to my childhood. Why is that SO much fun to do when you're a kid?! So funny. Looks like they had a good time :)

Jamie said...

Are those floral jeans I see in picture 8? Where are they from?
Looks like you got some good stuff and had a great weekend!

Girls Love Fried Pickles said...

And I thought my life was busy. I am still holding out for my teepee.

Christa Waldrop said...

Looks like such a fun weekend! I am obsessed with your church outfit! So pretty. Happy Monday!

Christa
Significance or Nothing.

Always Maylee said...

Sounds like a pretty perfect weekend. We also, finally, didn't have to go anywhere and just stayed home and relaxed. Did some long awaited house projects, watched movies, went out to dinner... it was perfect. I love that your hair dresser's name is Happy and that she comes over... what! Awesome.

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Erin @ Currently Coveting said...

You seriously look so pretty in photo 14. Also your children are so stinkin adorable (not surprising, check out their mama)!

xx,
Erin
http://erinscurrentlycoveting.blogspot.com

keepingupwithkristen said...

Your hair looks great! I wish "my girl" came to my house!!

I definitely went to Target after seeing some of your cute finds on Instagram...but apparently MY Target is a little behind at putting some of those cute finds out because I didn't see half of that stuff!

Hope you have a great Monday!

jeands said...

I'm loving your hair, you look gorgeous too!

what a fun weekend you had. Can't wait to see the full outfit post, it's already a beauty even just a sneak peek.

Kimberlee said...

Looks like an eventful weekend!

Kristin said...

I'm so jealous your hair lady goes to your house! How awesome + your hair turned out amazing! As usual, loving all of your pics from your weekend! xoxo

Tiffany @ Polka Dotted Cats said...

Busy, busy, busy weekend for us. I would love to have a weekend like yours sometime VERY soon!

Maca said...

That sounds like one amazing weekend! Mine was super laid back with the H and pup but we needed it. Have a great week!

Sami said...

What a fun weekend! Love your girls and their forts, so cute! I'm so jealous of your in home hair stylist! I always try to talk my nail guy into making house calls! I hate sitting there for hours haha. Love all of the fun purchases. Thanks for linking up as always love :)

Emily said...

Alright Shana, we are having problems now, I am from Utah and a HUGE Aggie Fan (UTAH STATE!!!) Thems fighten words :)

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Allison said...

I finallyyyyyy had a wknd at home too! So nice to be productive and start the week refreshed and on top of things! Have a great week!

Wine and Summer said...

What an amazing weekend! Sometimes doing nothing is the best!

Caitlin C. said...

$12 for those flats?! They are SO CUTE! Looks like you had a fun, relaxing weekend at home! Sometimes those are the best!

Makaila said...

Loooove the new do!! And there are tax free days in Texas!? BOMB!

Kelly { MessyDirtyHair } said...

Your hair looks great! That's fab she comes to your house! You're such a good mom letting all those girls build forts. I'm sure you had to clean it up all by yourself too. I love the pictures of your girls. They're just adorable!

Alicia@ eco friendly homemkaing said...

Your hair looks so cute and sounds like such a fun weekend!!

two birds said...

what a fun weekend! i love your hair, too. and minnesota is always tax free...you should come visit sometime and go shopping!!

HallieBerry said...

Love your blog and your writing style!

definitely going to have to follow you!

#yolomondays

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Kat@shop.school.sleep. said...

AFter busy weekends (like most of your sound like) a weekend at home must have been much needed!! My youngest (real) sister does my hair so I know the convienece of gettign your hair "did" at home...unfortuantely she is off to college in San Diego. Plus- not that far away, so a little weekend getaway will be nice. Con- it's in San Diego!!
Oh well...I'll suck it up :)

Lindsay said...

Can I come to your house and get my hair did? Looks like you had a great weekend!

Landi {Freckled Confessions} said...

Okay... I always love your weekend recaps... and my favorite part BY FAR was the fort making... that was my FAVORITE thing to do when I was little :) I'd spend the WHOLE weekend in forts that my sister and I would make. They were totally bad a**!

Laura said...

mmmm those cocktails look good lady! glad you had a good weekend. mine was half low key, half eventful, perfect mix!

Tiffany said...

Visiting from YOLO Monday! I love love love that journal. I have got to get to Target ASAP!

~Tiffany
http://tiffanyd22.blogspot.com

Just Another Shopaholic said...

It must be so convenient to have someone to come to your house to do your hair. I wish my hairdresser would do that. But these pictures tell that you had a wonderful weekend and I hope your week is wonderful too!!

Just Another Shopaholic said...

It must be so convenient to have someone to come to your house to do your hair. I wish my hairdresser would do that. But these pictures tell that you had a wonderful weekend and I hope your week is wonderful too!!

Janna Renee said...

I need to clean and organize my closet room, soooo bad! There is more stuff in there than I know what to do with! Yay for ballet flats that don't cause blisters!

prettyanddelectable said...

Sounds like a great weekend! Looks like you made out like a bandit during tax free weekend! There is no sales tax here in Oregon... we are spoiled! It's also against the law to pump your own gas!

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