Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Weekend Snippets

I need more time in the day. 24 hours does not give me enough time to do the things I need to do, especially when I'm busy. I know we've all been there, right? And, I say it all the time that I like being busy, but I am also the girl that LOVES a good nap. Haha! Beggars can't be choosers, so here's to being busy and loving *almost* every last second of it.

So, while I only have a couple minutes before bed I'll share with you guys some highlights {albeit camera phone lovelies} from the weekend. Ready? Ok, let's do this like they do speed dating.

And we're off...

Friday after school I met up with my best friend, who just recently moved back home after being in Texas for 5+ years, and my husband for la comida mexicana. We had lovely conversation and then after dinner made a pit stop at Target.

I came for one thing only and I left with well, that one thing plus the usual 5 or so items I'm sure we don't need. You're such a charmer, Target!

The pillow is navy blue and a complete trellis knock off and I love it. It's about $15 in the garden section. Go now, friends. ; )

{And yes, that's Scoutie bear chewing on a lone leg from one of her stuffed animals...silly doggie!}

I prepared a little on Friday night for the Working Women's Show and then on Saturday morning we made our way over to St. Charles.


We stayed about 6 hours and my little presentation went fabulous. People took my blog cards! I know, right? I couldn't believe it, either!

We saw Clinton Kelly--he was lovely in person! Not nearly as blurry--haha!


We were exhausted after the show but made a pit stop to see my sister and brother in law all moved in to their new home! Congrats, guys! Dave and I had a quick meal at KFC and I settled in for some DVR'd episodes of American Idol! P.S. I liked Jacee and that cute little blonde at the beginning. Oh well, you Idol judges always think you know more than me. Hhmph!

On Sunday we were up early again and headed out to the show for the last presentation. 98% of the audience was either my family or friends and I just loved seeing all of the support. You guys blow me away with your kindness. I am one lucky girl!

I was able to scoop up this cute little recycled clutch made out of candy wrappers...how green of me?


I liked it because it reminded me of chevron. Yes please!

Before we left, the kind ladies from the Goodwill gifted me with a bouquet of flowers and an Outback giftcard as a token of their appreciation.



How sweet!

That my friends, is my recap.



jandjhome said...

Sounds like a great weekend. Congratulations on the exciting things that are happening with you.

KT @ KT's Refinishing School said...

I was wondering how the convention went--glad it was a success!

Yum Outback :)

maizie clarke said...

Awesome, so cool!

Love Clinton!

-Chic Done Cheap

Elsa said...

Running to Target NOW!!!

The Waits said...

WOW! How fun! I wish I could go to one of your classes! You are doing such great, awesome things!!

Megandvd@Beauty in the Attempt said...

There are so many things I love about this post....the target run, the presentation, the support, the KFC, the Outback GC...oh I am falling into the food love. :)

I am so impressed and in awe. You are such a celebrity! I need to get Louisville on the Megandvd bandwagon. :) Hahaha....I will model after you my dear.


Caitlin @ Desert Domicile said...

What a whirlwind weekend!!! Sounds like you had a lot of fun aside from being sleep deprived :)

Karen said...

I'm so glad your presentation went so well.You are busy but, its all so great.Your gonna be a star.

Marissa Waddell said...

I totally have that very trellis pillow. I was just walking through Target, minding my own business, then BOOM! Trellis! There's no way I was leaving the store without that little $13 wonder :)

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

I think I'm going to get that pillow. So cute.

And, I'm so glad your presentation went well. I knew it would. of course they took your cards. Clinton who?

Sharstin said...

oh wow! you have been busy miss~ and that is awesome about the class--you are fab chick! ps--love that target pillow--fab!

jonalynn said...

Sounds like a busy, but super fun weekend! Congrats on your presentation! I bet you kicked ace!

Love the pic of Scoutie Bear. So cute!


Tonia Lee Smith said...

Love the pillows. I wish I could have attended the workshop.

Jennifer said...

Busy, busy! Sounds like a great weekend!!

Jesse {GoodGirlGoneGlad} 1893 said...

Sister so many good finds! Love that pillow, I need one!!

Jen @ RamblingRenovators said...

That is so great your workshops went well. You are definitely headed to bigger and brighter things, Joi!

Suzie said...

Oooh, FIND!

Michelle @ Ten June said...

Congrats on the workshop! Awesome! By the way, I pulled those pillows off the Target shelf too! But actually put it back b/c I was scared it was too rough as an outdoor pillow. Has it been comfortable?!


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