Penny's Passion: Weekending - November 13, 2015

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Weekending - November 13, 2015

Like many of you, the events of Paris cast a spell of shock, sadness and fear over the weekend.  My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those who are going to be affected by the horrific acts of the terrorists.

The symbol: A simply-drawn peach sign containing the Eiffel Tower has become the international symbol of solidarity following the horrific terrorist attacks that occurred across Paris on Friday

Here's how my weekend went down.

Friday night I got to celebrate my birthday with my friends Sherri, Carol and Tracy.  We met at Sherri's to enjoy a little bonfire action.  We roasted hot dogs and made s'mores.  What a relaxing way to end the week.

After dinner around the fire pit, we moved the party inside to cap off the evening with wine and conversation.  Spending time with friends is really the best!

Saturday morning needed to be a productive one!  I had baby shower invitations that had to be in the mail Monday.  Mission accomplished!  Love the way they turned out!  More will be shared on these later.  Oh, and see that adorable mug -- thanks Sherri for the birthday gift!

Saturday afternoon was spent at the mall with my daughter-in-law, Kayla.  I had some birthday coupons that were burning a hole in my pocket.  Kayla is a great shopper and can always find things I need to come home with.  I had a $15 birthday certificate from Ann Taylor that I didn't have a bit of trouble using.  Definitely had shopping success!  

All that shopping left us starving, so we met the guys at Rosalita's for some delicious Mexican food.  No photos.  We were so busy telling our shopping stories that my food was half gone before I ever thought about a picture.  And let's face it, half eaten Mexican food really wouldn't have been a very attractive picture.  

Speaking of birthday coupons,  Click HERE for a great article by All You on things you can get free on your birthday.  I still have several freebies to cash in before the end of the month.  Love birthday month!

Sunday was so beautiful outside!  We hung out during the day and decided when the sun went down to catch a movie.  The pick was The 33.  It wasn't the best movie we've ever seen, but it was okay.  Probably one you could catch on Netflix.


I'm looking forward to dinner with Eric, Kayla and Ian on Monday.  We're headed to one of our favorite spots - 1111 Mississippi.  It's been forever since we've dined there - I'm really looking forward to visiting again.  Now let's get the week started!

Check out what others were up to this weekend.
More Pieces of Me
Bella and the City
A Cute Angle
The Quinntessential Mommy
How To Get Organized At Home
Tuesday Talk
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  1. Wishing you a Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day. Here's to a great year ahead.

  2. Sounds like you had a great weekend! Happy birthday!

  3. Using those cookies for smores is such a good idea! Also, happy birthday :)