A pretty good fall weekend.

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who reached out (commented, called, texted, etc.) regarding my last post.  It really means a lot and I am truly touched.

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Just to warn you, this post is on photo overload.

New haircut on Friday afternoon.  It just feels so good to get a great haircut.

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Dinner at Outback on Friday night. If you have seen “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” you will understand why I am posing like this. 🙂

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Beautiful trees in our neighborhood.

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Annabelle in her new Puma track suit.  Thanks Grandses!

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Target!!!  This is me trying to decide on polka dot skinny jeans.

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I bought them of course.

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Dinner on Saturday night.  That buttery roll at the bottom is the best thing ever.

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AB fell asleep in her high chair at the restaurant.  Tough life.

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Watching the NYC Marathon this morning.  Those elite runners are absolutely amazing.  I can’t wait to read everyone’s race recaps!  I went for a 7 mile run while the marathon was airing.  I ran 7 miles in the time they ran about 20…

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Brunch at Juliana’s in the Village.  I just love her hat.  Thanks Uncle Disney and Aunt Emmy!

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Spicy Tomato Soup….Chris claim that this is the best soup ever.

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Crab cake and cole slaw.

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Starbucks in the holiday cup.  The best time of the year is fast approaching!

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This evening will be spent with the Ravens and my friend Papa John.  I hope you all have a great end to your weekend.

What was the best part of your weekend?

Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts?

Weekend fun…and the worst Sunday night blues.

Yes, this is old news…but I am playing catch up this week :).

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FRIDAY was a great day!

Morning yoga class.

Lunch date with Chris and Annabelle.  We went to a local restaurant called Juliana’s in the Village.  From their website:  Juliana’s in the Village is a grass-roots,  neighborhood restaurant emphasizing meats, dairy, and seasonal produce from local family-owned farms. We believe it is important to be confident in the source of our food to ensure the highest quality, freshness, and safety for our community.

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Chris ordered the Spicy Baked Tomato Soup and the Fried Oyster and Shrimp Po Boy.  He said everything was excellent…and let me tell you, his fries smelled amazing!

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I ordered the soup and salad combo.  The salad was a mixture of bib lettuce, carrots, red pepper, mushrooms, red onion, green olives, and balsamic dressing.  It was sooo good and so fresh.  My soup was creamy chicken topped with a black pepper biscuit.  I could have eaten 5 more of those biscuits.

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We loved this place so much, we went back for breakfast on Sunday!  This was my personal french press :).

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Dinner date with my mom.  My mom and I ate dinner at a local Italian restaurant that has great pizza.  Afterwards, we just hung out at her house and played with Annabelle.  I can just sit and stare at her for hours :).

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SATURDAY fun!

An hour technology free fun run.  Check out Olive’s #Runfree4me Challenge!

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My Uncle Bob and Aunt Louise came to see Annabelle for the first time.  They would have come sooner, but they have been hanging out in Florida since she was born.

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SUNDAY…blues.

I took a 3 hour uninterrupted nap.  I’m really glad I did this…I’ve been getting around 5 hours of sleep per night since returning to work.  😦

Sad ride home.  Since Chris was away on Sunday and Monday, AB spent the night at my parent’s house.  As soon as I left I broke down and cried most of the way home.  Sometimes you just need to cry…right girls?

Sunday night blues.  Anybody that has had to go to work or school on a Monday has felt the Sunday night blues at some point.  After 3 1/2 months of maternity leave, this Sunday was particularly blue.

Monday ended up being a pretty good day and I was happy to see all of my work buddies again.  However, it is now Thursday and I am ready to go back on leave. 🙂

Welcome back note from my cube mate Kelly and Starbucks from my coworker Scott.

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Annabelle and Channing Tatum got me through the work week.

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What do you think?

Are you a nap taker?

How do you fight off the Sunday night blues?