Monday, November 28, 2011

Thanksgiving recap & blog swap reveal!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! Mine was great. I got to spend time with Geof, my family and even did some Christmas shopping.

Wednesday, Geof and I went out on a date night to see Breaking Dawn and then went to dinner at a newish Mexican place called Dos Gringos. It was perfection!

Ready for date night!

Movie + Mexican = Perfection

Thanksgiving was spent at my aunt & uncle’s with the family and Friday we did some Black Friday shopping in Delaware. We scored some great deals! The rest of the weekend consisted of skating, relaxing, more shopping and a little work.

Thanksgiving at my aunt & uncle's

To keep with the theme of the Plenty To Be THANKful For Challenge, here is Day 9: I’m THANKful For Thanksgiving! (Post a picture of your table… if you have time!)

3 large tables for Thanksgiving this year

Day 10 I’m THANKful for Black Friday and Leftovers!

Doing Black Friday shopping in Delaware was definitely something to be THANKful for since we not only got some things on sale, we didn’t have to pay sales tax!

Last but not least is the Plenty To Be THANKful For Blog Swap Reveal!

Look how pretty she wrapped everything!

Love all my new swap goodies!

I was partnered with Stephanie from Life’s Lyrics and to say she spoiled me would be an understatement. She sensed my love for nail polish right away and even got me a shade that was on my Christmas wish list (Rainbow Connection from OPI). She also sent me some other beauty goodies and a gorgeous Christmas ornament along with a gift card for Starbucks!

We connected right away and it turns out, we have a ton in common from our favorite color to our taste in music. That’s why I love swaps, because it’s always nice to meet other great bloggers. Please pay her blog a visit. She’s wonderful!

Manic Mother

Thank you to all the ladies that took the time to organize this challenge and swap. Putting the posts together has been a blast and also given me the opportunity to reflect on the things that I’m most thankful for this season. I’ve also “met” some really nice ladies. I’m thankful for you all!


Anonymous said...

Love your date night look!

Natalie said...

Glad ou had a good Thanksgiving. I love your MK bag and scarf!

Jodie said...

So glad to hear you had a wonderful Hoiday. I wasn't ready to come back to work!

Love your date outfit!! You have inspired me to wear my leopard scarf!! :)

Mel said...

No sales tax?! I'm jealous. We have THE WORST tax here. Boo! Looks like you had a great weekend!

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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Yay! Looks like an amazing four day weekend (aside from the work hehe)!

You look awesome for date night, as always. And three large tables for Thanksgiving? Wow that's a big gathering :) I bet it was amazing!

Great swap items! I know you'll have fun with the polish!!

Off to check out your partner's blog.

Meghan said...

Your swap package is amazing! I love the wrapping - she was so thoughtful! So glad you had a wonderful holiday!

Cara said...

Love the MK bag! I have been lusting after a similar MK for a year! I have driven past the Christiana mall but every time I do, the line to get off the exit is INSANE! Glad you made it in!

I also wanted to thank you for the support of my little blog....I left you a blog award!

Kathie @ Like A Box Of Chocolates said...

I love your scarf, it would match my gloves perfectly! :-)

I miss swaps. oooh, I'm jealous, I want that OPI Rainbow Connection!! ;-)

Miss Sweet Tea said...

I love, love, love your date night outfit! That scarf is really cute! Plus, you and Geof are as cute as ever!

I did not do any Black Friday shopping this year. I'm sad I missed out, but I just didn't have it in me to get up early (actually to stay up late, since a lot of places opened at midnight, which is way past my bedtime!).

Jessica said...

Love your date night outfit!

It seems like you had a great Thanksgiving holiday!

Your swap goodies look so fun!

Gwen said...

I am in love with your red bag!!! You need to send me a photo. LOL! What an amazing SWAP partner. So many goodies!!!