‘Tis the Season- Weekend Photo Dump

///‘Tis the Season- Weekend Photo Dump

‘Tis the Season- Weekend Photo Dump

Hello! Hello!

Happy Monday beautiful peeps!  How was your weekend?

Mine was pretty low-key with just the right amount of holiday fun.

Friday was the Hubs work Christmas party.  I had ordered a dress from LOFT and it came the day before the party and didn’t fit.  Their sizes run SO big.  I ran out at the last minute to exchange it and ended up with this fun one from Altar’d State, which is a really cute regional store.

I loved the royal blue color, lace sleeves and super fun skirt.  I ended up loving this one more than the one I ordered, so it all worked out.


Shop the look—> Similar dresses here, here & here.  Sam Edelman Shoes here.

I got to see some of the Hubs co-workers including out dear friends Harvey and Silvio who introduced the Hubs and I almost eight years ago.  The food and company was wonderful and I really enjoyed the party.


Saturday morning started off right with Banana Macadamia Nut pancakes courtesy of the Hubs!  We were channeling our inner love of all things Hawaii.


I even busted out this new adorable Mickey Christmas Mug.  It cracks me up!


I spent the day Saturday catching up on blog stuff from being out of town earlier in the week.  I also worked on other super exciting things like laundry and house cleaning.  Not so fun, but I’m glad I got it done.

I also got in a 3-miler on the treadmill, which felt amazing!

Saturday night I went over to one of my girlfriend’s house for our annual girl’s Christmas party.  We don’t really take a bunch of pictures there, but I had to share just how cute the drinks were that she made.  She even lined the glasses with edible glitter!

Isn’t that fun?


Sunday got a late start as I slept in much later than I expected.  It’s been a LONG time since I’ve done that and it felt amazing.

I did more blog work Sunday morning and spent some time with this adorable face!


To answer your questions… Yes, she is bigger and NO she is not trained yet.  She’s 90% the sweetest cutest thing ever and 10% sheer devil.  haha!

For a late lunch early dinner the Hubs and I went out to Papas and Beer! We shared the shrimp tacos…


… and shrimp enchiladas!  So good!


After eating we did a little furniture shopping.  We are thinking about upgrading our bed to a king, and this is what the Hubs thought of the entire process!


Who ever thought it would be so complicated!  We’ll see if we can actually make that happen anytime soon.  I might have to go shopping without him next time :-).

Sunday night we watched a movie and got some puppy snuggle time in.  She’s actually the sweetest at night, so I have to take advantage of it!

What a fun weekend.  I can’t believe how fast this holiday season is flying by!

I’m linking up with Marvelous Monday.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come back tomorrow to learn more about a milk that can help folks with dairy intolerance!  It could be a game changer for some of you.

Your turn!

How was your weekend?

Have you been to any holiday parties?

By | 2017-08-15T14:03:53-04:00 December 12th, 2016|Asheville / WNC Living, Fun|18 Comments


  1. Farrah December 14, 2016 at 8:52 pm - Reply

    Blue, silver + white = my favorite color combinations so I love that Christmas decor and your dress! :]! Those pancakes look awesome too!!

  2. Kristy from Southern In Law December 12, 2016 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    Look at you coordinating your outfit with the decorations, haha! 😉

    That Mickey Christmas Mug is SO cute!

    Our holiday parties are just starting and it’s so much fun. December is without a doubt my favourite month of the year!

    • JulieWunder December 26, 2016 at 11:15 am - Reply

      I walked in the hotel and instantly thought I had to take the photo there! haha! Luckily the Hubs is a good sport. Hope you are having a good week.

  3. Edye December 12, 2016 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    That dress looks amazing on you! I haven’t shopped at the LOFT a looong time, but they have such great finds. 🙂

    • JulieWunder December 26, 2016 at 11:13 am - Reply

      Yes! I find great deals there! Hope you are having a nice holiday.

  4. Blane Sherer December 12, 2016 at 11:27 am - Reply

    Glad you enjoyed your weekend. Your dress looked
    great for the hub’s work party. I had my year end
    holiday work meal this past Saturday. It was nice.
    We ate at Outback Steakhouse. Probably not your
    type of place.

  5. Jolene December 12, 2016 at 11:26 am - Reply

    Love that Mickey mug!!!! Where did you get it???

    • JulieWunder December 12, 2016 at 2:52 pm - Reply

      Disney! I grew up in Orlando so I go to visit my Dad sometimes. He’s part of a walking group that walks at the parks and hotels and I’ll go with him. Last time I found it.

  6. Emily December 12, 2016 at 10:47 am - Reply

    Woah, a milk that could help lactose intolerance? That sounds interesting!

    And your Christmas party dress looks so beautiful; I think you get younger with every year Julie. <3

  7. Patricia @Sweet and Strong December 12, 2016 at 9:18 am - Reply

    The holiday season really is flying by! I have done been to holiday parties, decorated, and baked treats but have yet to do any shopping. Hoping to do a lot of it online this week. And oh shrimp enchiladas sound delicious, I don’t think I’ve ever had them with seafood.

  8. [email protected] the Long Way Home December 12, 2016 at 8:26 am - Reply

    I love that picture of you in front of the tree! The colors are amazing! I did have my work party this weekend, but didn’t go because, yes, foot pain. Plus the bad news was making me feel a little unfestive (is that even a word?)

    Cocoa is about 50% cute and 50% devil. seriously, she eats everything. I’m so mad, she chewed my prAna beanie!

    • JulieWunder December 12, 2016 at 8:29 am - Reply

      NO she didn’t! UGH!!
      Last week I turned my back and Makena stole a fancy ornament off my tree, puked on the carpet (which Rhett started doing what dogs do around that) and then she peed in the corner.
      I’m so sorry about your foot– just read your post.

  9. Dan Steadman December 12, 2016 at 8:13 am - Reply

    nice dress…glad y’all had a great weekend…we went up the road to Forest City for their lights…they went all out….yesterday was going with my parents to see The Messiah at their church….then dad had a band concert in the afternoon…..so that was that….

    I haven’t been to any parties per se, but my son and dad’s band concerts they have a reception if that counts?

  10. Love the blue dress on you! Looks like a great and busy weekend for you

  11. Susie @ SuzLyfe December 12, 2016 at 7:06 am - Reply

    Busy busy! I used to love LOFT clothes but I agree, they do run big. So does GAP– I can’t hardly wear anything from there. But you look gorgeous, so no harm, no foul. Alex was just saying how he doesn’t understand upgrading furniture. I told him that that might be true for him because he doesn’t sit in anything properly.

  12. heather @Lunging Through Life December 12, 2016 at 7:03 am - Reply

    Mattress shopping is so hard! I agree, haha. But what a fun weekend. The shrimp quesadilla sounds amazing. I’m glad you found a dress for the party. I love it!

  13. Carol December 12, 2016 at 6:23 am - Reply

    Looks like you had a busy week-end! Ours was quiet, but busy around the house finishing up my Christmas decorating and wrapping gifts. My husband, Roger, has to work on Sat. nights. He is one of the managers at Bed Bath & Beyond, and of course this is his busy time of the year! I love the dress you wore to the Christmas party; you looked so pretty! Hope you have a great week! Give your sweet dog a hug!!!

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