Christmas Shopping in a Sundress

I am writing this watching football and drinking eggnog while it is still 65 degrees at 11 pm at night...and all the angels sang "Hallelujah" I love warm weather. On Christmas day it can be chilly and maybe even a few snow flakes, the rest of the year, I'll take this!

We had a full weekend that started on Friday night with a gingerbread house competition. My friend Caroline hosted it and she, as is always the case, had an amazing spread! This is how parties are when you're a food blogger and so are your friends;) My other real life bestie, Nicole, was there as was another favorite, Angela from Head to Toe Chic. It was a great night and when I say my husband and I did not win, I mean that sincerely. It was bad. I could never be a craft blogger. You are all so very welcome for that.

Saturday I got my hair done and then got a phone call from my husband about car trouble. After AAA was an hour late to pick him up and the tow truck dropped him off,  we had to get dressed,  I had to do all of my make up and wrap white elephant gifts in 15 minutes so we could then rush out the door and head to his company Christmas party. To say I was stressed would be an understatement. To say the fact they had a full bar helped to alleviate some of my stress would also be an understatement. Life is about adapting;)

Yesterday we shopped and walked around Raleigh with me wearing sandals and a sundress! It was rather amazing. We had a fantastic brunch at Coquette. My french onion soup was delicious, but these butter pecan profiteroles were absolutely scrumptious. I may be dreaming of them for a few weeks to come.

That was my weekend in a nutshell, we have a busy week ahead with basketball and my book club cookie exchange. I will have a few yuletide cocktails for you guys this week!
5 comments on "Christmas Shopping in a Sundress"
  1. All the food in this post made me hungry!! French onion soup is my absolute favorite! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  2. I haven't made a gingerbread house in forever. How fun!!!

  3. Haha! I feel you on the decorating the gingerbread houses. i don't have the patience for that kind of detail. The butter pecan profiteroles need to get in my mouth. Yum!

  4. Your hair came out fabulous! And I hear ya on the warm weather, I'd much rather it be warm than cold so I'm loving this unseasonably warmer weather. And your hair came out fabulous, so pretty!

    Green Fashionista

  5. After the word Christmas, I immediately think of a not very pleasant situation for me. I have a tradition of giving presents to all my friends and family at Christmas, but this time I almost broke it, because I lost my job shortly before the holiday. I was not desperate and started looking for topresume reviews and found , they are the best of their kind


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