Friday, January 18, 2013

it's the little things: cute packaging and sleeping babies


Man, the past few weeks of very little sleep and a crazy busy schedule are taking their toll on me. I had to apologize to Chris this morning for being such a crankypants last night. All I wanted to do was sit on the couch and eat brownies. I think we'll be doing a lot of resting and hopefully de-crankifying as a family this weekend. 

All that to say, bring on the three day weekend! To kick off the weekend, here are a few of the little things that kept me smiling this week. 


  •  Starting off the day with a hearty breakfast. I don't always get to sit down to breakfast, so this is a treat some days! 
  •  I'm having a blast packaging up orders this week. I love being creative and putting together a fun package for someone to open! 
  •  I got an evening to roam Target alone this week. I feel a bit like a cliche whenever I do this, but it's seriously relaxing. And goodness, the new Threshold goodies are gorgeous! 
  •  It was warm-ish the other night, so we took a stroll on the beach together. Chilly, but the sun on my face felt so good. 
  •  I'm a little obsessed with polka-dots lately. How can little dots make me smile so much?
  •  Si has been a horrible sleeper lately, but when he does sleep, gosh, he's cute. God bless naptime. 
What about you, friend? Do you have a three day weekend? What's made you smile this week?
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10 comments:

  1. its amazing how quick trips to target just aren't easy after a baby! Getting to run errands alone is definitely a luxury:) Your boy is too sweet.
    ~Jennifer

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  2. Happy packaging is so nice to receive!

    Sweet pictures from your week!

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  3. so enjoy decorating my mails and the whole process of mailing! the outside of the envelope/package is prime real estate!

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  4. Right on about the new thresholds stuff. Went a few days ago and almost went broke. And so wish we lived by the beach ;)

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  5. "God bless naptime!" is right. Every momma needs that little break when her little one's young ... I remember when Matt stopped napping at 3 years it threw me for a loop.

    Your picture of breakfast makes me want to eat RIGHT NOW. Yum!

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  6. That is my FAVORITE part about shopping on Etsy. The packaging shows the love and personal aspect of the transaction. :)

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  7. I remember my first trip to Target solo. I think I went up and down every. single. aisle. It was seriously amazing.

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  8. Target is awesome - and going alone makes it even better :) ~ Andi

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  9. Ooh I want to go to the beach now! And nap time is so sweet in so many ways. Lovely photos!

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  10. Polka dots are awesome, they always make me happy. And I can't wait to get my order from you!

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