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Manic Monday…Yet Again

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February 27, 2012

What I thought was intended to be a “relaxing” weekend turned into 2 days of non-stop back-to-back errands, chores, and necessary tasks…Yes, I think Jeff has started nesting, too. He looked at me in all seriousness and said “babe, she could be here any day-we’ve got to get this done.”
It did feel really good to get so much accomplished around the house-finally hanging curtains in the formal living room…have a little peak for yourself via Instagram:

We moved the fun zebra chair in front of the window as a fun contrast to the muted mustard paisley curtains and I love the little “pop”. While in Target, I also spotted some adorable pillows to use in our mudroom on our built-in bench, so we brought those home as well.

For other springtime home improvements, we {and by we I mean mostly Jeff} weeded the flower beds and cut back our rose bushes…I’m glad that man loves to be out in the yard so much, becaue it’s most certainly not my speciality.
We also made stops by Home Depot to pick out drawer hardware for the office nook {which is almost done}, and then spent the rest of our days hanging all the wall decor in the nursery…and yes, the final reveal is coming this week!

Now, on to the important stuff-the Oscars! Was anyone else a little bored with this year’s red carpet looks? I was wanting va-va voom Hollywood glamour and I think it was a tad bit underwhelming, but I did have a few favorites:

Viola Davis
Angelina Jolie
Emma Stone {though she did resemble Nicole Kidman’s iconic look
from a previous year, she still looked incredible}
Cameron Diaz {not a fan of the hair, but her body in that dress was superb}

I even managed to stay awake for the entire show, which is a success these days! Overall, I thought Billy Crystal did a good job, it seemed like a smoothly run show-my favorite parts being the Cirque Du Soleil sequence, the interviews throughout the night with the celebrities, the “In Memoriam” tribute, and of course, Chris Rock-I vote bringing him back to host next year…he is hilarious!

Happy Monday to everyone… working from home, enjoying this gorgeous 65 degree sunshiney weather, and then off to the doctor for our weekly check-up!

  1. Andrea says:

    I love the curtains, they look great!

  2. Beautiful curtains!! Your formal living room is stunning – could be in a magazine. Loving the contrast from the zebra chair! and I'm just catching up but your maternity pictures are adorable. Looking forward to the nursery reveal. 🙂

  3. love the pics of your home. GORGEOUS!

  4. Jessica says:

    Your living room looks beautiful! I love those curtains next to the zebra chair! I can't wait to see little Caroline's room this week, congratulations!
    Would love to follow you on Instagram, what is your username?

    http://www.justanothertexaswife.blogspot.com

  5. Amanda says:

    LOVE the curtains! Are they Tar-jay too? Your mudroom looks fabulous as well!

  6. Petchie says:

    Love the room it looks great! and the curtains!

    xoxo
    Petchie
    http://itsallofthelittlethings.blogspot.com/

  7. We get to see the nursery this week?! So so excited! And yay for having out doc appointments on the same day! Glad you had such a productive weekend…they always feel good, don't they?

  8. Jackie says:

    Yes love the curtains! Where did you get the curtains and the rod from?

  9. Lauren says:

    Your house looks great! Hope you have an easy delivery!

    xo

  10. I am DYING for the nursery reveal!

  11. Mrs. W says:

    Can't wait to see the nursery. Cameron and Michelle Williams were my faves.

  12. I thought the green color on Viola Davis was just beautiful! I also really liked Gwenyth Paltrows look, elegant and classy!

  13. Liesl says:

    Woo Hoo for staying awake through the whole show…we are lucky in LA because they start at 5:30PM and are over early! Great choices too! 🙂

  14. Shari says:

    The room looks great! I'm sure it feels nice to have all of that stuff done, and it will feel even nicer when Caroline is finally here. You are so close! 🙂

  15. Caroline says:

    Love the chair and Cameron looked so pretty. Love her!

  16. What a pleasantly domestic weekend 🙂

    I also think Angelina looked gorgeous in her simple and classic dress! …and I don't usually like her much.

  17. Can't wait to see the nursery!!! Love your oscar dresses as well!

  18. Allyson says:

    Your house looks great! That chair is fabulous!

    Allyson
    http://cupcakescandycanes.blogspot.com

  19. Jamie says:

    You decorate your house so cute! Love it!

  20. Nicole Marie says:

    i love love your living room! so chic and cozy!

  21. Slow down girl!! You need a weekend to rest…

    Love the mixed patterns in the living room.

  22. New to your blog, your house is so beautiful and you are possibly the cutest pregnant woman I have ever seen!

  23. You were so productive this weekend! I absolutely love your curtains, where are they from? I also loved the mini cirque du soleil show. It came at the perfect point in the show when I started to get bored with all of the award presentations!

    I hope your check up went well!

  24. Erin says:

    I absolutely LOVE the Target pillows. You have such a beautiful home.

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