Weekend Recap: iPhone Snaps

Friday, golden hour.  The sun is setting behind me, but it reflects off the buildings that we can see from the condo and casts the most gorgeous light.

Last week I was sick, and to be honest, I’m still fighting a terrible cold.  The holiday season is something I love and get so excited for, but I definitely tend to bite off more than I can chew.  Between social gatherings, hosting, shopping, Vlogmas, regular work, blogging and this year my condo closing,  it’s a lot, and my body is saying, slow down.

That said, I’m definitely feeling better, but it’s still lingering.  I tried not to do too much this weekend, but after laying in bed for three days, I was feeling pretty anxious to get out and be productive.

On Friday night, Marco surprised me by coming home with Indian take-out.  We had tickets to see Star Wars and a birthday party to attend and I stayed home while he went out.  

On Saturday morning I woke up super early, which was annoying (perhaps due to an early bedtime?) but I took advantage of some quiet time, made some oatmeal and caught up on some YouTube videos.

F21 JACKET – LAST YEAR (SIMILARSIMILAR)  |  DYNAMITE SCARF – LAST YEAR (SIMILAR, SPLURGE)  |  WAFFLE KNIT  |  BAG

I had a meeting on Saturday morning I couldn’t miss so I pulled myself together and off I went… in a clean car (below) that go instantly dirty because we woke up to a winter wonderland!

After my meeting, I picked up two Christmas gifts and the hat below, then went to meet Marco for a late breakfast at The Barley Mow.

SANDOVA HAT (SIMILAR; LOVE & ON SALE)

Saturday evening we hosted my best friend, her hubby and two babes for dinner–something we had planned for Thursday but I had to cancel due to being sick.  We did our annual gift exchange and you can see that on Vlogmas Day 19.

Sunday morning I slept in and skipped the gym.  I know my body is telling me to take it easy and the gym, for me, pushes it.  Instead, I made some protein pancakes and just lazed around a bit.

I wrapped some gifts in the afternoon and took it easy.

Later on that evening, we went to our favourite Vietnamese spot for dinner and called it a night around 9:30pm.

Hope you had a great weekend!  Christmas countdown is on–who’s ready?  #notme

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Happy Monday!

 

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