Piperlime Jewelry Wishlist/Lusts

I am…to put it mildly…OBSESSED with Piperlime.  I am such a huge online shopping addict.  It’s sad really…I NEVER go to the malls anymore which would probably be a more useful and productive way to spend my time (burn calories and only buy what looks good).

ANYWAYY…here are a few pieces that I’m seriously lusting after this Winter!

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Christmas with the Blairs

For the past couple of years, the Blairs have been celebrating Christmas at Markel’s Big Bro’s home in West Covina.  It’s a big brunch and morning where we open presents, hang out and spend time together. =)  Markel has a huge family and I absolutely love how loud and full of energy the home gets!  Four generations all under 1 roof. ❤

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Our breakfast table =)

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Opening Presents!  I was so busy opening mine I forgot to take more pictures.  LOL

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Lucy got presents too!!  Grandma Blair and I made her doggie bowls. ❤  They are as big as her, but she absolutely loves them!

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The gorgeous tree!

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Such a wonderful day to celebrate with the Blairs. =)

Afterwards Markel and I saw ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ with the Kims (our neighbors).  That movie was a lot better than ‘Her’ in my opinion…  I totally recommend seeing it!  Leonard DiCaprio gives an awesome performance.

Christmas Eve

This was the first Christmas Markel and I spent together as Husband and Wife + the first year we weren’t with Family for Christmas Eve.  Sooo, we made up our OWN tradition!  We decided to have sushi for dinner and invited over our close friends who also live in our building.  The four of us feasted on delicious food, drank a little Champs to celebrate and then went to see Her in theatres.  It was such a lovely and low key evening, I can’t wait to make it a continuous tradition for us as we begin this amazing journey as Husband and Wife.

xo  Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Eve and Christmas!

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Holiday Nails

Today is my last day of work until January 6th!  LOVE working at UCLA!! =)  Here are some fun holiday nail ideas for Christmas and NYE! =)

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Target Home Decor

I went into Target to grab some holiday treats but was REALLY distracted by a few of their home goods items!  I’m debating whether I should go back and get em…(would Markel notice?)…  I seriously want all of these so bad.  I’m not sure if I should wait till the after holiday sale or go grab it ASAP~~~ gahhh

Threshold™ Faux Fur Throw

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Stag Head Collection

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Threshold™ Mirrored Jewelry Box Collection

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Threshold™ Lattice Serving Tray

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Threshold Polypro Small Rectangle Serve Tray Silver Woods

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Rachael Ray Serveware Sittin’ Pretty 12 Cup Egg Tray-Red

(to store my rings in!)

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Threshold™ Laquer Jewelry Box

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MELT Pillar Holder

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UCLA ornament

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Got a UCLA ornament 🙂  I’ve worked there for a little over 6 years and this my first big purchase at the student store ;P. 

Cant wait to hang it on our tree!!

Kate Spade Earrings

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I bought these earrings in March 2013 and I literally wear them with EVERTHING.  They are classy and sassy enough for work and dinners with the girls. ♥

Im a HUGE Kate Spade fan with purses, clothes, shoes…and her jewelry doesn’t disappoint!  I tend to have sensitive ears, so a lot of Forever 21 earrings hurt my ears.  However, these gorgeous studs don’t irritate my skin at all!

I’ve gotten so many compliments with these earrings~ And the best part?  They come in a variety of colors too!!

I bought mind from Nordstrom, but I’ve also seen them at Bloomingdales as well. 🙂

Weekend Recap and Photodump

In true weekend update fashion…I’m super late!!  TWO weekends ago was incredibly fun and packed with tons of friends/family time ❤

Friday

Markel was home sick~ so we rented red box movies and ordered Pho Takeout xo

Saturday

In the Morning Markel and I got the best surprise ever for our wedding and received a gift of over 100 vases from our friends!  SO SWEET right??  Just in time for our wedding as well =)

Afterwards, I went over to a ladies’ brunch and the 7 of us dishes for hours about our lives, wedding planning and our sig-o’s.

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After Brunch?  I had a quick wedding dress fitting and off to dinner with my besties and their men.  We met in Silverlake at Red Lion Tavern where they have this famous 2L Boot of beer!! =)  Of COURSE we each had to get one ❤

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If that weren’t already too much activity for one day, Markel and I drove 40 minutes from Silverlake to Anaheim for his BFFs birthday party at ESPN Zone and Anaheim Ice Skating Rink for his annual Broomball celebration.

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I DOMINATED all the boys =P  No Big Deal…

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LOVE this sandwich place!!

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Sunday

Celebrated Markel’s Aunt’s and Grandparents’ Birthdays!

(sorry cake is upside down…)

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Then spent the afternoon doing wedding stuff at Paper Source (oh the beautiful colors…)

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My new NYX Makeup! (post to come later)

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ahh Pete’s…love this coffee =)

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Weekend Recap and Photodump

This week I didn’t really take very many pictures because Mama and Papa Blair moved!  Markel and I helped move and we spent a fun weekend in beautiful Beaumont.  The weather was rainy and cold~ but it was nice to spend a weekend together (siblings, nephews, niece, and all).  Here are my sporadic bursts of photos…

Friday was a surprise Birthday Party for Mike’s friend.  We didn’t last past the pre-party (we had to wake-up early to move), but it was FUNNNNNNNNNNNN.

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AWESOME GIFT right???  My fab roommie bought them for me!  They’re silicone gloves to touch hot things in the kitchen ❤

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View fromt he Beaumont house.  You can’t tell, but it’s hailing outside!  I haven’t seen Hail since I was 18 in Sacramento.

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From the hiking trail near their house

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 Our new storage unit Markel and I get married ❤

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 YUMMMMMMMM Best Turkey Melt I’ve had!  It was a “Southwest Turkey Melt”

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Photodump

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Weekend and Week and Photodump

This past weekend and week were full of fun dinners, friends, and Christmas cheer!

Friday night, I went to dinner with some of my favorite pentee girls and we had the most delicious dinner at Chaya brassiere in mid-city, Los Angeles.

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 Best cocktails!

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Saturday, Markel and I moved our things into storage (until we can move in together)~ and that was pretty crazy.  It’s so hard to predict what items I’ll want to keep or use in 6 months, what items I”ll never need, and what things to keep from my childhood.  *tear *

During the early evening, I actually had to work at UCLA but it turned out to be pretty awesome since I was in charge of the wine and cheese reception =P

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For dinner, I went to Pete’s in downtown LA on the corner of 4th street and Main.  My friend Christian celebrates his birthday here every year and it’s become a beloved tradition!

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Sunday, Markel and I went to church, ktown and then made 6 wine cork letters (along with some SUPER cute reception numbers!).  For dinner I met my friend at Hara sushi and caught up ❤

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 Hara

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Photodump of the week:

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 And now…it’s the weekend already! =)

Christmas Cheer

In an attempt to start the holiday cheer early~ I made these little fluffy balls of tulle and hung them on our curtain rod.  These pictures are pretty terrible, but hopefully you’ll get the idea.  This weekend I plan to finally put up my tree, stockings, and lights! =)

xoxo

Happy Friday Everyone!

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