Monday, December 10, 2012

the weekend that was

Friday was a dreary, you need a Brown Betty cupcake sort of day.
When I was getting that, I caught the Army / Navy pep rally in Liberty Place. 
I love that. 


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After work I headed up to Pottstown for a weekend with cousin Gail. Friday night included:
festive sangria, Christmas Vacation, wrapping my remaining five gifts, pajamas, meatball sandwiches, corn dip, Elf, Tommy the cat, 
and lots of laughs with Gail, Aunt Carrie, Crystal, Sue & Rob.


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We slept in until 9 since we were up until 2. It was lovely to sleep in.
Coffee and breakfast courtesy of the Market Day Maven.


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We had a daunting agenda that we came up with at midnight the night before.
We knocked shit out, running a bunch of errands and hitting Target in the morning.
There was much mayhem, tomfoolery, and driving in the right hand lane along the way.
Pics: 
Debbie Rae Designs bracelets 
tea to go like Uncle Si on Duck Dynasty
Crystal's new look


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Aunt Carrie treated us to lunch at the Pub.
I had an awesome burger and a Bloody Mary. Okay three.


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We had plans to get our photo taken with Santa, but the line was long.
This was the best we could do.
Ho ho HO.


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I am unable to resist monogrammed items.


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Sadly, Crystal had to head home to attend an Ugly Sweater party. 
She dropped Gail & me at Frankie & Johnnie's where we were joined by Aunt Carrie.
I love day drinking. 
The three Dr. Pepper shots were probably not the smartest thing to do. 
Regardless, we had a very fun day. I love these ladies.


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Gail and I purchased matching pajamas at Target earlier that day.
We put them on when we got home like the drunken dorks we are. 


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We decided wine would be a good way to end the night. It was not. 
Sunday morning was a total ouch.
We sought relief in a bag of Wawa treats. 
I did get my hangover helper, the pepperoni & provolone bagel, among other things.
Like this pickle.  A bagged pickle. It made me laugh.


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My drive home was fraught with peril: rain, poor visibility, hydro planing, hangover. 
Sheesh.

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I couched it all day with my dogs. I didn't do a goddamn thing. It was awesome.

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Sunday dinner: spinach feta turkey burgers, mac & cheese, corn.
The burgers were amazing. I doubled the recipe using ground chicken instead of turkey. 
I also added garlic powder and dried mustard. 
I prepped and MFD cooked. That sounds like a win to me.

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The weekend in shoes. Check out my awesome sequinned slippers.


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Am I the only person that can't read or hear the word nutcracker without laughing like a 
10 year old boy?

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the weekend that was

This week we'll hit the 12 days of Christmas. You heard me.

Have a good one!











I'm linking up with Sami's ShenanigansFive30three, and Join the Gossip for Weekend Update.

17 comments:

  1. Looks like an awesome weekend!! What is in that Sangria? I need a batch or two....

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  2. Looks like loads of fun except for the hangover. EW!
    Wishing everyone a beautiful week!

    love your momma

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    1. Hangovers are gross. Especially when they last two days.

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  3. your food pics always make me want food. especially the cupcake, bloody mary and the spinach feta! and love the santa pic. I would not have waited in line too!

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  4. That's a lot of Day Drinking!!! And now I'm totally craving a Bloody Mary (or three!) And seriously, those burgers? Look DELISH!!!! I'm with Helene, I always want to eat and drink after reading your posts. Glad you had such a fab weekend <3 (hooray Eagles! hahahaha)

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  5. Those turkey burgers look like the perfect cure to a hangover!

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  6. I love Christmas pajamas! All this food is making me hungry. Now I want turkey burgers and cupcakes...

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  7. YUM! the spinach and feta burgers sound awesome!!!

    xo, Emily
    bluedogbelle.blogspot.com

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  8. i agree with everyone else, love your food/drink pics! you eat the yums for sure :D

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  9. i want the bloody marys, the burger, and the big D coffee mug, thanks!
    looks like my kinda weekend! i'm so tired from hangin out with small children this weekend that i can hardly hold my eyes open to type this. :/

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  10. First of all...I have a small obsession with whole pickles, it is weird I know. I always buy them in bulk at Sam's Club. Whoops. Day drinking is the best and I love how much fun you had this weekend! :) Yay!

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  11. Another fun weekend! I also love monogrammed things. And the word nutcracker cracks me up every damn time I hear it.

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  12. Whew, two day hangover. That is not good.

    I need the burger recipe.

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  13. That all sounds amazing! Nutcracker. Heh heh.

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  14. Looks like such a fun weekend!! Loving your sequin slippers and pajamas. Dr. Pepper shots?? That sounds amazing. What's in them? well, besides Dr. Pepper obviously:)

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  15. I want allllllllllll of the food in this post (except the pickle...gross)

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  16. Aside from the hangover and scary drive you had a pretty epic weekend! I want all of that food and those drinks!!

    Thanks for linking up with us :)

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