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scenes from my weekend.

{what’s left of my anniversary flowers}{wonton soup & party planning}{housewarming party spread}{party straws!}{sunday afternoons in the distillery district}

After more than six months of living together, Justin and I finally got our acts together and had all of our friends over for a housewarming party. I’m unsure that we’re allowed to  call it that after such a prolonged period of time (and considering the large majority of our friends have already seen the place), but it was a great excuse for all of us to get together. We snacked on delicious cheeses (I love me a cheese plate), some leftover snickerdoodles (I froze half the dough last time, pre-planning for any impromptu cookie cravings) and drank blackberry cocktails out of mason jars (and colourful paper straws!) The rest of the weekend was spent dining with my family for my step-moms birthday, and lounging around in pyjamas; a perfectly balanced weekend, if you ask me.

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    Tanvi (@Tanvii)
    September 26, 2011 at 9:52 am

    Sounds like a good weekend. I look forward to your Monday posts, scenes from your weekend are always beautiful!

    ♡ from ©

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    The Belvedere Blog
    September 26, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    That home warming party set up looks great! I think you need a bit of time after you move in to have the party- we had ours about 6 months after moving into our new house. Looks like a great weekend!

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      September 26, 2011 at 10:52 pm

      I feel better now! I felt like a slacker for waiting so long – but really we’ve only recently deemed our place complete (well, almost!)

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    September 26, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    Love those straws and especially the fact that you used them with a mason jar!

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    Amanda (Dear Frances)
    September 27, 2011 at 12:44 pm

    lovely shots! we had our housewarming over year after we bought our house in 2009. it was built in 1910, so my excuse was that I was waiting to throw it a “Happy 100th Birthday party”, but really it was because it took us that long to pull our acts together! just discovered your blog today – very much enjoying it!

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    Kayla @ Exquisite Banana
    October 2, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    that wooden plate/bowl in photo # 1: wherever is it from? So beautiful!

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      October 6, 2011 at 9:37 pm

      it’s actually from ikea!

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    Monica Shulman
    October 3, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    I love your blog! I’m so glad you visited mine today after reading my post on cup of jo. I really appreciate it.

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