Jenna’s bridal shower <3

Hello hello! Long time no talk 😉 I feel like time is going by faster AND faster each week. It’s insane.
Hope you had a great weekend wherever you were!
The weekend was a great mix! If you follow me on instagram, Friday night I met up with Danielle for a little wine and girl talk! But, the star of the show this weekend was Jenna’s bridal shower on Sunday! What a perfect day and beautiful turn out ❤ We are getting another step closer to the b i g d a y !
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{Mimosa bar.. a must! ;-)}
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{Pretty flowers}
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{Mmm brunch!}
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{M&Ms for the special occasion}
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{Cheers!}
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{Cutest cupcake dress!}
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{BM’s}
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{Soon to be bride & me}
Such a beautiful day for the beautiful bride to be! Next up… BACH PARTY!!! : )
I was so tired after, but since it was gorgeous out and I knew today was going to be crappy, we set out for a little Starbucks, walk AND ice cream. Which  by the way is always the hardest decision. But I think we did good! 😉
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.. Time for another full week of craziness! OH MONDAYS.  Have a great start to your week!
I am linking up with Katie today to share all the marvels from the weekend! xo
MiMM MIMM  #92 A Weekend Full Of Gratefulness

MIMM: Showers of happiness! Cassidy’s bridal shower*

Good morning! Welcome to a new and refreshed week!
Hope you had a fabulous weekend : )

Yesterday we had Cassidy’s bridal shower! and what better way than to link up, share & spread some marvelous with the rest of the MIMM gang!

MiMM MIMM #63 with Family Night, Froyo, and More!

We had a BQQ summer style food which included cheese burger sliders, buffalo chicken sliders, homemade mac + cheese, sweet potato fries, & mixed green salad. There was a mason jar overload { our favorites } between the vases + décor,  beautiful sunflowers + sweets! All around, this families favorites ;-)!

.. Here are some highlights! ..

{My sissy bride + me}
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{Sunflowers}
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{My favorite: cupcake brownies! With homemade pb frosting :-D}
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{Menu for the day} EAT – DRINK – & BE MARRIED
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{The yummy cake! Showers of happiness <3}
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{Sliders}
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{Mason jar drink glasses which were also favors :)}
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{Soon to be Mr. & Mrs.}
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Everything turned out great! Between my mom, Courtney & myself, we are all so pleased. Especially Cassidy! Anything for our sister. It was definitely showers of happiness ❤ It was so nice to see a lot of her friends from childhood. Whom I’ve also known for a long time now {Insert little sister following them around everywhere} haha.

Next stop
…. next weekend Atlantic City for her bachelorette! YAY!

I’m off to my mama’s right now to say goodbye to my aunt who was here for the weekend, than hopefully a productive yet chill day!

Have a great day!

Much love xx

PS:
Don’t forget. you can always check out what else is marvelous over on Katie’s blog, plus see what everyone else is sharing!

MIMM #2 {with bridal shower + bach highlights!}

Hello! Happy Monday everyone 🙂
MiMM Marvelous in my Monday #50 with Weekend Highlights

So many marvelous things occurred this weekend. Two in particular. This weekend we celebrated our best friends bridal shower and bachelorette on Saturday! What a great turn out! We did a brunch style shower with different finger foods varying from: bagels, mini muffins, mini pancakes, yogurt bar, donuts, fresh fruit, coffee + juice! and of course brownies! I think this is the best style to do, always a little something for everyone. I will let the pics do most of the talking for this post!

Signage at the end of the drive way

Signage at the end of the drive way

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Best friends + neighbors for 22 years <3

Best friends + neighbors for 22 years ❤

Question game- she got them all right! they are perfect :)

Question game she got them all right! they are perfect 🙂

Bride with her mama

Bride with her mama

FAVORS. Goes perfect with your coffee or tea!

FAVORS. Perfect with your coffee or tea!

After the shower ended, Cassidy, Ellen & I got to hang out in the kitchen for a few hours and eat more brownies catch up. Whenever we get together its like no time has passed!

Before we knew it 5 pm rolled around and it was time to get ready for the night time festivities! We quickly ordered some food from down the street, got dolled up and headed to the train station to meet some of the other girls so we can all ride together to Philly!
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Our first stop was Jolly’s Dueling Piano Bar where we did an open bar for a few hours… and defiantly took advantage of it! 🙂

It was so fun, and the guys who played the piano were very hilarious and engaging with the audience. There were a few other bachelorettes there so it was kind of one big party and drinks were flowing.

Cassidy & Amelia with their favorite straws ;-)

Cassidy & Amelia with their favorite straws 😉

IMG_3530After we danced our little hearts out at this place, before catching the last train we went to one more place to polish off the night! The Public House had a DJ playing, fun energy, people dancing everywhere. Defiantly a place you want to go to end your night 🙂
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We had so much fun this weekend celebrating Ellen! I was honestly SO exhausted yesterday though. WELL WORTH IT 🙂
Now its time to get back on track. Smoothies are going to be incorporated, MORE water <– I’ve totally been slacking on this, working out again + rest days and of course self love days!!

Count down is on until her wedding! 1 month till the big day! 🙂

Have an awesome day friends xoxo

DIY Face mask + prep work

THE.SEMESTER.IS.OVER.

Finally!

After having last week off completely from classes, yesterday I decided to take all my finals in one shot. Not sure if it was the smartest idea, I did still have tomorrow to take the last one. But I’m glad it’s over!

Yesterday I was feeling very tired and drained. Between school and that time of that month.. I definitely soaked up sometime lounging around 🙂

Once night time rolled around I still felt and looked drained and it didn’t look so hot! 😉 I took some time to do some self-love and made a DIY home mask. Let me tell you, I felt like a whole new person. My skin felt renewed!

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Here’s what you’ll need:
> Half of a lemon
> Honey { the amount of a silver dollar }
> Baking soda
> A little bit of salt <– exfoliation

* Wet your face
* Mix the honey, baking soda + salt on the head of the lemon
* Massage in gentle motion on your face in circular motions
* Wash the remainder of the residue off
* Pat dry and put on your night time cream

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The remainder of the week is going to be dedicated to getting things in order for our bff Ellen’s bridal shower + Bach party this Saturday!

HAHA. But seriously.

HAHA. But seriously.

Move over coffee… time for some fun! 😎

Tomorrow Cassidy is coming over and we plan on rearranging some furniture, cleaning up and doing a little pre set up.

I gotta finish the question game & maybe design something cute on this chalk board for the guests to see when they walk in!IMG_3423
Alrighty friends, enjoy the rest of your Tuesday!

PS.
I do still need some coffee.

xoxo