Thoughts For Friday

Happy Friday!  It’s December 1st and only 24 days til Christmas!  We did some decorating this past week.  Since we are typically gone the week leading up to Christmas I like to get my decorations up early to enjoy them.  Plus I am the type of person who likes to pack everything up immediately after Christmas.   I love how excited the kids get about Christmas.   Frances Moon loves to stare at the tree and tell me her favorite ornaments.

A few favorite Christmasy spots around our house.  I had lots of questions about these trees, they are from BD Jeffries in Charlotte.  The colored balls are from Lowes.

Several of you asked about Frances Moon’s tree- you can shop it HERE and it is on sale.  Ornaments are from Target.

This rose tree is one of my favorites.   I bought Sterling the same one for his room.

Sushi Date Night.  Osaka is the best.  We seriously eat here once a week.   Any other favorite sushi spots in Charleston?

What I Wore.  I bought this blouse during Black Friday sales and it is still on sale.

Blouse | Jeans

Outfit planning with a sweater I bought during the Black friday sales.

Sweater (also HERE) similar look for less | Jeans under $100 | Purse | Sneakers | bracelets (on sale) | Earrings | Sunglasses

Last night I went to a fun Christmas shopping party at Indigo Market, the cutest home store!  I loved the oyster art and oyster trees.

They had so many cute ornaments and I especially loved this greenery arrangement.

What I Wore:

Black Blouse | Leggings | Pumps | Purse | Necklaces

Frances Moon being a cutie.  I found boxwood wreaths at Trader Joes and they make me so happy.

This guy ate an entire bucket of oysters at dinner this week.  When he told me he wanted to order oysters I insisted he wouldn’t like them but he proved me wrong and ate every last one and cracked them like pro too.

A recent salad I made this week- Several of you asked about the pickled onions.  I usually buy these and pickles carrots at the Whole Foods salad bar to save for my salads during the week.  As far as beets I love the brand called Love Beets (Whole Foods carries them).  They are already cooked and their are different flavors.  I really like the white wine balsamic flavor.

Have a great weekend!

 

 

4 Comments

  1. December 1, 2017 / 3:30 pm

    So nice to have a little Christmas cheer in every room. 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  2. Melissa Marovich
    December 1, 2017 / 7:21 pm

    I bought those leggings! They’re amazing! Thank you for sharing so much home & fashion inspiration 🙂

  3. Claire
    December 1, 2017 / 9:25 pm

    The leggings you are wearing….The link does not work. Could you please let me know what they are?

    • Michalene Smith
      December 3, 2017 / 10:13 pm

      I’m pretty sure these are her Spanx leggings.

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