my weekend in pictures.

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{a trip to bellevue square means I get my auntie anne’s fix. I never really ate big pretzels before I was pregnant, but now whenever I see them I crave them.}

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{we just happened to be at nordy’s & they just happened to be running triple points. so, we shopped a bit!}

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{no one loves the warm sunny weather more than sadie because it means she gets to cruise around in the car with the window down.}

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{aaron & a few of our very nice friends loaded up this guy on saturday. just the start of some  very big things to come around here!}

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{found some time to relax & enjoy the second book in this trilogy.}

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{sadie has been such a cuddle bug lately. she always wants to be right by my side. or on my lap. whichever is more convenient for her.}

we had the most beautiful gorgeous & sunny weekend weather that really made it feel like spring is here. I know this is just a teaser & that winter-ish weather will return soon, but it was nice to break out my sunglasses &  not need quite so many layers for at least a few days. we had an awesome group of friends come over this weekend & help us pack & move a few things from around the house as we prepare for our next big project. it feels a little crazy-town around here since there are so many things going on at once these days, but we are excited about the coming months. how was your weekend?

M

my weekend in pictures.

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{on our way east out of the city on friday morning sadie & I got stuck at the bridge opening at the ship canal bridge. sadie didn’t mind at all that we had to sit in the sunshine for a few minutes.}

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{started some spring cleaning by tackling our office closet. at least I made some progress on it.}

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{celebrated baby blakely & her mama-to-be this weekend!}

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{dinner date at purple café with our friends rhett & lindsay saturday evening.}

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{it was an official date night at the paramount theater to see the lion king. this was my very favorite movie as a kid & the musical is phenomenal. just the opening scene – breathtaking!}

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{it was rain, rain, rain this weekend after a gorgeous & sunny week.}

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{coffee date with my mama!}

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{enjoyed some rum cake straight from little cayman. thanks mom & dad!}

gosh, how is the weekend over already? it poured rain for most of the weekend which stunk because it was so beautiful at the end of last week. bummer. while I am excited about the spring-look to seattle – flowers, bushes, & trees starting to bloom – I am SO ready for spring weather! my mama was in town which is always a treat, but seems to make time fly even faster. how was your weekend?

M

my weekend in pictures.

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{what a wonderful forecast!}

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{i made tea for my grandmother on friday afternoon. she insisted we use real tea cups & saucers.}

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{saturday was opening day for boat season. lots & lots of boats out on lake washington.}

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{we took a family walk to the ravenna ravine on sunday morning. sadie decided that she wanted a drink of water. & to take a swim.}

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{i attended a bridal blessing on sunday afternoon. what a view!}

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{the bride-to-be!}

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{we spent the afternoon of cinco de mayo at our friend andy & hailey’s house. they have the most perfect lake house.}

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{the view of lake washington & mount rainier from their dock.}

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{the weather is finally warm enough for me to break out my summer-side of the closet. very exciting!}

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{love to start the week with a fresh bouquet of flowers. #thebestpartofspring}

my weekend in pictures.

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{sadie was making friends at anthro on friday night. sometimes we have to be careful that she doesn’t fall in love with another person & follow them home!}

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{we had a yummy veggie lunch on saturday at chaco canyon.}

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{rain, rain go away. we had lightning & thunder that shook the house in the late afternoon on saturday.}

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{we hosted some friends for dinner on saturday night & aaron made homemade gnocchi – yum-o!}

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{sadie was hunting squirrels, & aaron & i enjoyed all of the spring tulips on our family outing sunday morning.}

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{the sun was out – after days of rain this week – so we celebrated with a bit of open sunroof.}

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{we had sunday night dinner with my grandmother & saw 42. it was awesome. go see it, stat!}

we had a fun weekend mixed with a few small house projects & some good quality time together – like a dinner date on friday {fancy!}. it is hard to complain about wanting spring to come faster after a sunny day like today, but we have had so much rain the last week that we are ready for a change {though the wet conditions have made growing grass seed much easier}. per usual, the weekend has come & gone so quickly leaving us wishing it was just one more day. oh well, back to the grind. how was your weekend?

M

my weekend in pictures.

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{on the second day of spring we got snow after not getting snow the entire winter. #crazyseattlespringweather}

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{aaron, my dad, & our friend rhett were working on a house project. it may or may not have been something in the bathroom.}

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{my mom helped with some tending to the yard including planting these beauts around our front tree!}

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{happy birthday mom!}

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{there is nothing like fresh eggs. even for $7 a dozen. chicken ownership, here we come!}

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{my mom & i went to the best of the northwest art show at pier 91. she bought the cutest mouse sculpture that i failed to get a picture of. #badblogger}

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{i finally pulled the trigger on some fabric for an upcoming diy project.}

{obviously} my mom & dad were in town this weekend. they were gracious enough to help us out with some work & projects around the house. we started with snow on friday, but saturday, sunday, & even today are beautiful sunny days {though not to be confused with warm!}. how was your weekend?

M

my weekend in pictures: moving edition.

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{boxes ready to move!}

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{the desk at the escrow office where we signed our names about 67,888 times, approximately.}

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{the key to our house!}

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{sadie pretty much wants to be near someone (me) all the time. and preferably also touching.}

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{uhaul for the move.}

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{our rhodie is bloomin’ in the backyard. it is so gorgeous!}

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{sadie staking out her yard.}

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{happy, happy birthday to my dear friend sascha! sorry we couldn’t stay for karaoke & dancing.}

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{thanks dave for expertly packing our uhaul!}

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{first dinner at the new house was chicken mole at the local mexican restaurant.}

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{we lost some of the bed hardware during the move & “camped out” on the living room floor with the mattress. aaron & i hated it. sadie LOVED it!}

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{one of may boxes we unpacked this weekend!}

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{i couldn’t find the coffeemaker, so made coffee with the french press. also, a sneak peak at our awesome kitchen tile.}

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{we took our first of many, many trips to lowe’s.}

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{unpacked the cookies to put in the cookie jar. you can see where my priorities were when unpacking the kitchen!}

well, after a few trips back & forth to the new house & lots of help from our local family & friends, we are officially in our new house (as of saturday evening!) we want to give a big (huge) shout-out to everyone who stopped by to help: ben & sarah, dave, marcus, andy & hailey, nick & jerry!

the house is still a mess (that’s an understatement, for sure), but i am hoping to post pictures of the (pre-moved into) house sometime this week for all of you that are hankering to finally see it.

how was your weekend?

M

my weekend in pictures.

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{i “talked to chuck” & got mints!}

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{hit a milestone with jez (the jetta) this weekend. not bad for a 2003.}

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{friday night dinner at spazzo. clams are hard work, but so worth it!}

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{aaron makes sadie work hard for her treats. she is such a good dog!}

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{kate spade is coming to bellevue square! so much more convenient than the downtown location.}

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{yep, that is indeed the air conditioning button. yay for the sunny spring weather!}

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{we headed down to pike place market on saturday to enjoy the sun & sights.}

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{sadie loved being at the market with us.}

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{grabbed drinks at comet tavern before a show. those are dollar bills pinned to the ceiling; an interesting investment idea.}

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{a few new bands played at a thriftshop on capitol hill. an interesting mix of hipsters & a need for earplugs, but great shopping!}

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{the beginnings of a move. the lowers are moving at the end of the month. anyone want to come help me pack?}

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{we enjoyed a little bit of easter candy this weekend.}

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{mount rainier was out way in the distance.}

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{easter dinner at my grandmother’s house. she always has the best table decorations.}

we couldn’t get enough of the sun this weekend & enjoyed shedding some extra winter layers, finally! we only hit the low 60s in seattle, but it was glorious. how was your weekend?

M