Best Week Ever, 11/20/11

Remember when I did my Best Week Ever round up posts? Like…3 times? months ago?

I’m bringing them back!

I need a place to talk about all the random stuff that happens during the week that I can’t seem to fit into a post with bread or cookies or salads. Plus, it gives me a reason to take pictures of things other than food.

Let’s get started – Best Week Ever, 11/20/11!

I took this picture a few weeks ago, when the trees in our yard were absolutely gorgeous. Now the leaves are gone.

I miss fall already, and it’s not even officially winter!

I am in love with my new gray wedges (Target) and red capris (Victoria’s Secret). They are so comfy! And I’m not wearing sweats = bonus.

And speaking of clothes, I already had a little pity party on Facebook a few weekends ago, but my all time favorite jeans finally ripped.

I’ve had these jeans for 5 years, and it makes me so sad that they’re starting to fall apart. I got them at Target and when I finally went to buy more, they had stopped carrying this style.

Maggie was sad for me, too.

We had both our families here this weekend for two reasons: The VT/UNC game (we froze our tails off, but it was fun!) and to do some painting and peel down wallpaper.

I’m going to have a separate post about the house updates, but here’s a glimpse of what our kitchen looks like when there are more people here than just me and Nick:

We had 6 people, 3 dogs, 2 cats, lots of bread, a ton of ham, and cookies. And french toast.

PS: Have you made this bread yet?

Please, please, please do it! I made two loaves on Friday. We ate one as sandwiches with lunch and turned the second one into french toast Saturday morning.

That’s how my week was, minus a few house updates that you’ll be getting soon enough.

How was your week?


20 Responses to “Best Week Ever, 11/20/11”

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    Lauren @ What Lauren Likes — November 20, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Love the flats! Very cute :)

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    Erica — November 20, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    Oh my gosh- I want those shoes. Need….ok just want. Cute outfit. Love your pup :). Week has been good! Played a lot of catch up, taught some great classes, had a date with Josh!

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    Jessica @ Stylish Stealthy and Healthy — November 20, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    What kind of dog is Maggie? She looks JUST like Mac (he’s Australian Shepherd, maybe mixed with something?) but they have the same color eyes which I love :)
    Now excuse me, but I must run to Target as there’s a pair of gray flats I have to acquire.

    • admin replied: — November 20th, 2011 at 10:36 pm

      She’s a Brittany Spaniel – her hazel eyes are my favorite thing :)

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    Mary @ Bites and Bliss — November 21, 2011 at 12:26 am

    I get sad when jeans start to wear out, too. I’m definitely not the kind of girl that can happily change her entire wardrobe every season or year… I wear clothes to their breaking point!

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    Lauren — November 21, 2011 at 12:43 am

    Sounds like it was a wonderful week! Your kitchen looks gorgeous! So much light! I’m jealous.

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    Faith @ For the Health — November 21, 2011 at 1:45 am

    Awesome crops! I’ve been super obsessed lately with non-denim pants. I wish I was bold enough to pull of bright red ones – they look so fun!

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 2:38 pm

      you totally can! i wasn’t sure about them, either, but I love ’em

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    Katie @ Healthy Heddleston — November 21, 2011 at 2:14 am

    Those jeans and wedges are so cute together!

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    Meister @ The Nervous Cook — November 21, 2011 at 2:17 am

    This post is a delight: It cheered me and made me take another look at my own week past, which I’d thought was pretty helacious as I was enduring it.

    Looking back, though, plenty of great stuff happened: I got to brew coffee for food journalists at a Good Food Awards press breakfast (and walked out with jar upon jar of nominated preserves and pickles, not to mention armloads of fresh cheese), I started planning my upcoming trip to Italy (!!!), I cooked good food for friends and ate better food with my husband, I ran a beautiful race in brisk autumn air this morning…

    Life is good. Thank you for the reminder — I really needed it.

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 2:38 pm

      Thanks for the note :) a trip to Italy sounds fantastic!

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    Jessica @ Healthy Dairyland — November 21, 2011 at 2:58 am

    1. I’m lusting over those shoes AND the capris
    2. That bread? Well we both know how I feel about that bread.
    3. I think I need to make french toast now

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 2:37 pm

      yes, you DO need to make french toast :)

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    Meghan@travelwinedine — November 21, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    I love the red pants and wedges! I saw red jeans at Target and now regret not getting them. They look great on!

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    Amelia — November 21, 2011 at 5:59 pm

    Those Target wedges are the best!! I have them in gray and I’m going to try and find the black too. Yours look super cute with the red pants!

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 2:37 pm

      i need them in black, too! i love them

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    Sarah R — November 21, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    For someone who claims to not be very stylish, that outfit is killer! It’s simple but very cute and quiet stylish :)

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 2:37 pm

      aw, thanks! that was a good style day :)

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    melissa — November 22, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    Um, so I somehow missed this post…oops…but I love, love, love the outfit with the wedges!!!

    • admin replied: — November 22nd, 2011 at 4:32 pm

      ha, thanks! :)

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