Monday, November 28, 2011

The Weekend To Get Ready For Christmas!

Another weekend passed by WAY to quickly! I was sitting last night watching the Grey Cup game with Ryan and saying how I feel like the weekend didn’t even happen.

Here’s the proof that it did:

The weekend started out right because when I went to get the mail there was a package for me!!! My Canadian blogswap partner Lena from Mom2MemphisandRuby, had sent me my package! Being that we just live about 30 minutes away she could have just given it to me in person but she didn’t! And I SO appreciate that because I LOVE getting mail!

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In my package there was a pair of comfy reindeer socks, some of my FAVORITE mitts, Hershey chocolates and two movies! Elf and Fred Clause. Neither of these movies I own and I am SO excited to add them to my Christmas movie collection! Thank you Lena!! 

Friday night was our company Christmas party! An event that I look forward to all summer long! It’s a great get together with all the gang and it’s a SURE sign the end of the busy season is over! This year in particular we had a special “Movember” event. For every employee who showed up with a mustache the company would donate $25.00 to prostate cancer AND they would get a drink ticket.

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The group with their mustaches.

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A little close up.

Dinner was AMAZING as always and the gift exchange was a hoot. Finally, the band started and everyone got to the dance floor for a dance.

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It was such a fun night! It’s great celebrating the end of a successful season and Christmas with a great bunch of guys and girls!

Saturday morning I was up early to pick up Jilly and head on our last ferry ride of the year! We were headed to the bridal salon where we had ordered the bridesmaid dresses! Bekk met us there and the girls tried on their dresses and they look AMAZING! But that has more to do with the beautiful girls in them then the dresses themselves! (P.S Wish you were there Manda!).

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A little sneak peak.

After breakfast Jill and I had many laughs on our ride home! Between Moms dress being TOTALLY wrong, me forgetting to tell Mom about making funeral sandwiches and Jill getting winter tires on her Rav, without actually having tires there! We are quite the pair! Geesh!

We then headed to friend Sharon’s for an awesome Christmas craft. I have to be honest I was a little worried about what we would be making but it was super fun! I could have sat there and make 10 more!


It’s a Christmas ornament ball! Made of fabric and lots of folding and pins! It was a great craft! Thank you Sharon!

Saturday night Ryan showed up with these beauties! My favorite Gerbers!

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Saturday night I settled into watch Marley and Me. Big mistake!!! By the end of the movie I was BAWLING! Like, snot dripping, loud sobbing kind of cry! It was pretty ugly! Friggin’ movie!


Sunday morning I was off to church! Then, for the rest of the afternoon, Ryan and I “Christmasified” the house!

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Garland is up, trees are up but not decorated and it feels so Holly Jolly in the house right now!

How was your weekend?



  1. Sounds like you had a very fun weekend! I think movember is awesome and definitely for a good cause. I agree, Marley and Me is a very sad movie. Erin and I cried, like you said, just bawled our eyes out. It's one of those movies that I thought was really good, but I could never watch it again because I know what the outcome would be.

  2. ha! Love the picture of everyone with the mustaches, but it looks like Wayne & I are a little mustachioed couple with our arms around each other - kinda cracked me up!

  3. I bawled, and cried myself to sleep after watching Marley and Me. It's even sadder when you have an old dog. I swore I'd never watch it again, but then I did, and I cried just as hard the second time. LOL!

  4. LOL! Adam's mustache is actually the ugliest thing ever! Hahaha! Glad everyone had fun at the Christmas party though :)
    Marley and Me got me bad too - I cried like a baby, like as if it was MY dog that died. It was terrible!

  5. Yeah that movie made me cry too. I also think it's the partial reason why I named our lab Marlie... haha! although ours is a girl but she's a mess!

  6. Adam's moustache should have won a prize of its own = it was awful!

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