Five on Friday {December 23-Christmas Eve Eve}

Hey y'all,

I can not believe that we made it to the holidays! I have a half day at work today and then I am off until January 3rd! 10 days off is crazy to me so I am ready for some time with family, blogging, reading, and getting ready for a new year. This week has been busy but I feel that way everything we hit the holidays so my list is very random this week.

one. Cyclebar. Saturday and Sunday I got my butt up to go for a ride and I do not regret it one bit. They were tough rides with a 75min endurance ride of Brittney vs. Beyonce on Saturday morning and then a ride followed by mimosas on Sunday. This holiday season has got me. In total I will have gone to 10 parties/meals/church services to celebrate the holidays so the scale is currently not my friend. I have also been guzzling green juice since I have not been getting in enough whole foods.


two. Christmas at the DPAC. Last night I attended Christmas at the DPAC. For the last few years my church has rented out the Durham Performing Arts Center in Downtown Durham for our Christmas services. It is such a great mix of concert and message to celebrate the Lord. This year I ended up in the 3rd row! It was so incredible and I will share the video when it is posted but until then you can watch previous years here.

My roommate and I even twinned at the service. 

three. Southern Weddings. This year I participated in the Southern Weddings Ornament swap. I had some of the best swap partners since I love every single ornament.
Also, I won the Southern Weddings and Paris 312's Instagram contest so this week a huge package arrived on my doorstep filled with the most beautiful paper goods. I am thinking of having a drinks and dessert gathering for my birthday in January so these will be put to good use soon.

Four. This week has been the week of babysitting so I have been living in my Charles River monogrammed pullover from It's Gee Gee Baby. I also have one from Carolina Dandy. Wednesday I got to enjoy an hour of my favorite movie, Pride and Prejudice.

five. Black Flats. I think it is finally time to get rid of one of my pairs of black flats (I always have two in rotation since I literally wear them all the time. So now we hunt for black flats. I am pretty picky in that I want a round toe, not a lot of embellishment and preferably leather or suede. If you have favorite black flats that are under $200 please share!

six. Max Cat. Of course I couldn't not include photos of my little guy. This week his favorite things were my laundry and helping to wrap up my presents.

Link up with April, Christina, and Natasha.
Also linking up with Tif and Katie.
And Erika
MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Best,
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3 comments:

  1. Aww how cute is your little helper?! Hope you have a lovely Christmas! :)

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  2. I absolutely love the Lucky Brand flats. Emie style. I found them a couple of years ago and I have never changed. I get several colors each year! My fav! Happy Christmas!

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  3. I love seeing other people who's favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice!

    ~Jessica
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Thank you for your sweet thoughts!