Relaxing Weekending

After all the fun last weekend and my whirlwind trip to CT, NYC, and Boston the weekend before it felt absolutely glorious to relax and recharge this weekend with not much on the agenda.
But before I get into my recap, can we please talk about the announcement that Sephora is releasing a subscription box called Play! for only $10! Move over Rocksbox, and make room for some fabulous monthly beauty samples from one of my favorite places! The monthly subscription box will contain 5 samples of makeup, hair, and skincare products plus there will be in-store events called Play! Dates... how awesome is this?! The only sucky part is, it's only launching in Boston, Cincinnati, and Columbus next month with more unspecified cities to roll out in 2016.  *Fingers crossed* for Orlando! Have you heard the news? What are your thoughts?
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After the seemingly never-ending rain the past week and a half it was so nice for Mr. Sun to come back out and greet the sunshine state on Friday.
Fridays also call for Starbucks runs with one of my fav co-workers. Cold brew coffee for the win (again)! That evening, it was time for some takeout enjoyed on the patio, and then some Wii games inside. It had been too long since I picked up my favorite Wii remote...
Saturday, I stopped by my fav neighbors for a quick visit before going on a bike ride and getting ready for the day. I made a batch of buffalo chicken dip, and headed over to a friend's house to finish up our Harry Potter marathon. But not without a pit stop at another friend's house to meet his adorable new pupper named Vader.
....and I found this hilariousness framed and on the wall in his powder room downstairs. This was what he walked away with as his white elephant gift at my Christmas Party last year. Yes, those are two of my friends and yes they actually posed for and purchased that photo on a cruise last year. 
*My 1st selfie with little man - he wasn't impressed*
*HP finale called for pink champs*
Sunday called for homemade pancakes on the patio, a good workout, some pool time, and housework while getting ready for the week ahead.
Joining Biana and Meghan for Weekending
and
Erin for Weekend Snapshots

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34 comments:

  1. I did not hear the news but I'm pretty excited that Boston is one of the test cities woo hoo!! I feel so much more in the loop now that I follow you on snap chat and know what I'm doing lol! Sounds like a perfect weekend! I hope you have an easy Monday girl! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. Whoa, had not heard that about Sephora but that's awesome!! Sounds like the perfect weekend and I couldn't agree more about seeing Mr. Sun this weekend. Hope you have a fabulous Monday!

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  3. I am SO excited for the new Sephora box! Eek!!! Definitely getting rid of Rocksbox for that one! Glad you had a great weekennd and saw some sunshine! I mean, any weekend involving pink champs is a good one!

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  4. you always look so put together and polished! i always look like a walking potato sack LOL

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  5. omg i am so excited about the sephora box you have no idea. take my money!!

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  6. I will have to check out that Sephora box! It's so hard to go to the store and walk out without spending too much so this box sounds perfect. Your weekend sounds nice and relaxing, Harry Potter marathons are the best!

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  7. I have to get my hands on this sephora box! So disappointed they're only releasing to a few places now. Kentucky will never make the list! Glad you guys finally got some sunshine and that you had a good weekend! Pink champs is always appropriate!

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  8. Relaxing weekends after some chaotic traveling weekends are definitely the best! The sephora subscription box sounds awesome! Hopefully it does well and they'll release it to more cities.

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  9. A sephora subscription box sounds fab!! Also how cute is that baby. I die. lol

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  10. looks like a great weekend! pink champs is always a good idea. and iced coffee. and friend time. all of the above! i am just glad it didn't rain - it was a nice change of pace :) happy monday girly!

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  11. Love all your snaps this weekend! Especially your Harry Potter marathon ;-) Mark and I just finished the whole series so I understand that commitment!

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  12. I've been on a pancake kick lately and yours look amazing! SO excited for the Play! box - I'll definitely be signing up for that! Are the boxes only going to certain cities to start or is that just the in store events? Glad you had a fun but relaxing weekend - those are the best :)

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  13. Sounds like an amazing weekend!!! Thanks for sharing!

    xo,
    Sara Kate Styling

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  14. Love your necklace that you are wearing with the polka dot top. That is awesome about the Sephora box, but hopefully they will launch it in other cities. Your little buddy is adorable, and that picture of your friends on the cruise...LOL. I'm glad that you had a nice weekend and I hope that you have a good day today!

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  15. I love wii Mario Bros too! :) So glad Sephora is launching their own box. Seems like something they should have done ages ago!

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  16. Perfect, perfect, and beyond perfect! What a great relaxing weekend doing all kinds of things you love and with the people you love! And you know I was all over that pink champs too ha ha! Happy Monday beautiful! livingoncloudandreanine.blogspot.com

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  17. Hahaha oh my gosh that picture!! Hysterical!

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  18. Sounds like the perfect weekend! That pool view is perfection! Happy Monday lady :)

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  19. Oh man, that Play box looks so fun!!! I am sure Birmingham will be like the last city to get it though. We are last for everything! BOO! Would you believe I have yet to see any of the Harry Potter movies? I read the books for the first time last year and haven't dove in to the movies yet. I need to get on that. I hope you have a great week!!

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  20. What a fun weekend! Any weekend with relaxing is always a winner, right? What's your snap chat name?

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  21. I'm loving the cold brewed coffee - my Starbucks is normally out by the afternoon, it goes so quick!

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  22. Wii games are our favorite! Especially Mario kart! ;) that's neat that sephora is doing that sample box!! Lucky for me to live in Cincy!!!!!! I haven't ever paid for a monthly box subscription but have always wanted to!

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  23. I would totally bust out my Wii for some Mario. Love the framed poster, though I couldn't imagine hanging it up, it's pretty funny!

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  24. Love your Kate Spade watch!! Like so much...and that cute puppy too!! And I need your cake mug too! Cake for breakfast ALWAYS ;)

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  25. I have so many Sephora samples that I toss that I am not doing the new box when it hits everywhere. I am insane and just rarely use samples. I am excited to see what they do in their boxes though.

    I'm glad you had a relaxing weekend! It's awesome after some busy ones. That cruise photo has me cracking up. We have insane things hanging in our house (MFD in our friend's dress, etc) so I love funny crap like that.

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  26. Entered! and man, looks like a fun weekend. I love the pics of where you live. Seems like you're just always gallivanting around a resort! And what is that ring you're wearing in the picture from your office?! So, so cute!

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  27. OMG that framed photo is hilarious! This is the first time Im seeing it. SO funny Jeremy actually hung it on his wall. Sounds like a great weekend to me!

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  28. Pink champs is always a good idea! Sounds like a perfect weekend! Xo

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  29. Sounds like a perfect weekend! I love how you fit workouts in in fun ways! And always yes to pink champs!

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  30. I love Sephora and samples are a great way to try new products. No chance they're coming to my small town in NC, though :( Yay for a relaxing weekend with nothing on the agenda. Happy Monday!

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  31. Amazing post!

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  32. Looks like you had a nice relaxing weekend! I hadn't heard about the Sephora box but I love it!
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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