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Christmas Weekend Recap

Monday, December 28, 2015

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The Pier 1 water hyacinth placemats were a great neutral placemat with our wedding china, the Ralph Lauren Mandarin Dinnerware set. I kept it real simple, and I'm glad I didn't overthink it this year. Sometimes simplicity is best, no?

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all had a great Christmas weekend! We sure did and I am in total relaxation mode since it was jam-packed with lots of fun activities and family get-togethers. I won't write much here since there are tons of pics below, so I'll just let you scroll and read the captions to see what we were up too!

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We mixed Steve's grandmother's etched glassware with other wine glasses we had and it was nice to see it all on the table.

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The Frozen CD player that Cora got was a major hit.

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Vivi wearing Steve's 1st Christmas outfit that Cora also wore on her first Christmas. So thankful that Steve's mom saved these special pieces for the girls to wear.

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Here I am with all three of my girls.

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My first Bûche de Noël! I was so inspired and motivated by watching The Great British Bake-off that I had to try my hand at making this yummy dessert. If you haven't seen this show yet and are into baking, you NEED to see it!

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Me and my little family on Christmas Day.

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Sorry for the blurry pic, she was just too fast for me in her Gap Dot Drop Waist Dress!

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I saved Cora's Christmas dress from a few years back just in case we had another girl, and I am SO glad I did! Vivi got to wear her big sis' dress and it was just about the cutest thing ever because anything that shows off those sumo wrestler/marshmallow arms are what I want to see! And you know I wore that ridiculously comfy dress from Anthro just like I said I would!

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My day-after-Christmas outfit was all about ease and comfort.
Gap Wool Wrap Coat / Prada Sunglasses / J.Crew Signature Leggings / Sam Edelman Petty Boots

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Yesterday, we headed to the National Zoo since the weather was unseasonably warm (everyone else had the same idea!), and this was my outfit of choice. Keeping it simple with a button-down shirt (for easy nursing) and my J.Crew jacket from a few years back to keep me warm.
LOFT Plaid Tunic Softened Shirt / H&M Skinny Jeans / J.Crew Field Mechanic Jacket / Sam Edelman Petty Boots / Hobo The Original Sheila Bag


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