still spooky

it’s two days before christmas and i couldn’t be more excited! i only have two gifts left that i need to scramble to get, but we finished wrapping everything else this weekend. phew, what a relief!

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as i mentioned, i closed my chapter at lilly pulitzer the week before, and so i got this adorable ring dish to sit next to my kate spade jewelry box. my room definitely got more colorful, and i’m glad i have things to mark special moments in my life.

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even though it’s been the holiday season for a while now, i haven’t stopped using my spooky skeleton mug. i guess i can’t let go of halloween just yet. holiday themed donuts really make the day special, but as i sat at my desk i realized how opposite my breakfast was!

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i got two new ugly sweaters last year on super sale in anticipation for this year. i love both of them so much! i can’t decide which is better, the “baaaah humbug” with my cute lamb, or the “dear santa, define naughty” pink number with bells attached. i wore my pixel santa over the weekend, but he’s been needing some rest after several years of wear.

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part of my job is the planning the company events, including the annual holiday party. i’ve become very accustomed to it since it’s my fourth year of putting it together. i had to steal a picture from my friend because i was so busy setting up that i missed out taking a picture of the venue before the chaos descended.

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once things settled down and everyone had eaten, i got a nice picture with tony. it was a sweet night, especially since everyone went out of their way to congratulate us on our engagement. i’d been planning my outfit for a long time and i’m so happy with how it turned out! it was truly such a magical night and i’m glad i got through it!

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the building management gave our company a tenant gift for the holidays – which were succulents from lula’s garden. they were so cute, that i actually kept them for myself! i went out of my way to buy a pot for them (i was getting a few online for my monthly goals anyways) and repotted them this weekend. aren’t they just darling in this elephant?

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my weekend was hectic with christmas shopping, parties and double dates – all of which were excellent. i was so exhausted once the weekend finished. but at least my sunday wrapped up with a nice walk with tony and leah, followed by watching one of my favorite christmas movies, love actually. while on our walk i spotted this adorable cat hanging out by a fallen tree. we were both so surprised to see it there – especially since it was so cold outside!

the week ahead is the last full one of twenty-nineteen and i’m excited to see what it brings. hoping your work week is short and your days are full of joy! Xx



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