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A New Month…Hello November!

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November 1, 2011

November, I love you. With you brings chilly temps perfect for lounging in the house with fleece blankets and warm sweater socks, Mom’s birthday, Christmas Village, and Thanksgiving…seriously, all jam packed into one month? Say it aint so!
To round out October though, we spent the weekend relaxing and staying in Nashville–it was so nice just to be home with not too many plans for a change.

Friday night, we had an impromptu date night with Lauren and Andy at our favorite mexican restaurant and then settled in for the evening. Saturday, I busted it at the gym early in the day, finished baking and preparing my dishes, and then headed to my aunt’s house for their annual Fall Fest…chili + hot dogs roasted on the fire + football + family + celebrating my grandmother’s birthday = amazing night. On Sunday, we finally made it back to church, and then Meg and I had a best friend afternoon complete with shopping, lunch at Sopapilla’s, and massages…heavenly {and for anyone pregnant, you MUST get a prenatal massage–works wonders I tell you!}

can you tell we love the VOLS? look at all that orange
someone getting into the food inside 😉
20 weeks prego!
 scavenger hunt time…we get prizes and it gets VERY competitive!
gran opening up her birthday present from us girls…
a family tree pendant with all our birthstones
With the onset of November brings other exciting things…the debut of the infamous red cup at our favorite coffee shop, all the holiday decor coming up in the stores, holiday baking, my favorite sales to stock up on Christmas gifts for the family {hello Black Friday!}, and holiday tunes taking over radio stations–yes, I get in the mood and no one can hold me back! Yippee…bring on the holiday fun!

What’s your favorite part about November?
  1. Amy says:

    What a fun weekend! You have so much energy and I love it!!! I too can't wait for all things Holiday! This is my favorite time of year!!!

  2. Mateya says:

    So fun! I love this time of year, so exciting!!

  3. Alexa says:

    Love Thanksgiving! And can't believe it is already November! Crazy! Adorable blog btw.

  4. Ashley says:

    Funny, we used the same opening photo. Gotta love Pinterest! I can't wait for red cups too 🙂

  5. Lena says:

    I LOVE November! Besides the obvious (Thanksgiving food, of course), I get crazy about first snow of the year (which is usually in November in our neck of woods).

    Love your blog:)

  6. Kayln says:

    You're so cute preggo!!! And I LOVE that orange sweater – where's it from??

  7. Laura J says:

    Its the start of the Christmas season!!

  8. Michelle says:

    So much fun to be had the next two months! My favorite time of year! 🙂

  9. I love this post! I am even more excited about November and the holidays now! Love those starbucks red cups, black friday, and Thanksgiving food! YUMMY! Also- you look so cute in your orange sweater. Pregnant suites you well 🙂

  10. You look adorable…and what a great time of year to be pregnant…no unbearable heat to deal with! 🙂

  11. Ashley says:

    I love family fall get togethers! Nothing beats 'em! Favorites in November are my birthday, pumpkin pie and eggnog lattes at Starbucks!

  12. Shari says:

    I already started listening to Christmas tunes this morning. I know it's a little early..but I saw Christmas lights being hung on one of the apartment bldg's near mine and I just had to hear some Christmas music. Love, love, love this time of year! 🙂 You are looking so adorable with that baby bump.

  13. Finally getting around to read through your blog… and SO happy!! A little GIRL!! 🙂 You look so beautiful, and I loved your gender reveal party. How exciting, Natasha! Can't wait to read all about the baby room – with your creativity, it will be stunning!

  14. Jamie says:

    Looks like a fun weekend!

    I just LOVE the holiday season too!

  15. Meredith says:

    This is the first job I've been at since getting out of college that I won't have black Friday off 🙁 so sad I don't get to do my save so much money early morning shopping 🙁

  16. Girl, you are so cute being pregnant! I am going to Nashville Christmas Village too for the first time this year,I am so excited!

  17. Chas says:

    I love that cute orange sweater! Mind sharing where you got it?

  18. Sole Matters says:

    i love that orange sweater! where is it from?

  19. Kristin says:

    winter tea dream lattes from CB!

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