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Weekend Recap

March 16, 2015

Hi friends. Can you believe we are halfway through March already? Spring is in full force, the snow is rapidly melting, the birds are chirping at my window in the morning and the gross smell of the runoff in the water has returned.

Friday
It was an early pickup at the day home. I had packed Liam’s swimming stuff and his bike, prepared to have some fun for the afternoon. All he wanted to do was go to the park so we went to the closest one by the day home. By the time we left Liam was soaked from head to toe and covered in sand. To say he had fun was an understatement.

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IMG_1232For some reason, come bed time Liam insisted on sleeping in my bed. This is super bizarre since he’s never wanted to in the past. I thought it was just a ruse to stay up a little bit later but he fell right asleep. I ended up moving him to his own bed because by the time I was ready, he was taking up my entire bed and snoring ridiculously loud.

Saturday
Our morning started with coffee and Big Hero 6, which is ridiculously cute and possibly Liam’s new favourite movie. I made French toast and we lazed around until my parents came. They had a fun afternoon planned together while I was a part of a super fun collaborative photoshoot with some local businesses. I’m excited to see the final photos but for now here’s the look I was rocking

IMG_1236It was so fun being all dolled up, I wish we had more time to play around.

I got home just in time for dinner, where Liam requested Big Hero 6 again while I grilled some smokies. It was another night of wanting to sleep in my bed but this time he insisted I lay with him until he fell asleep. Something really has to be said about watching your tiniest love drift off to sleep. After a night of binging on The Mindy Project, I moved Liam back to his own bed again. It didn’t last long because he woke up crying in the night wanting to come back to mom’s bed. I really don’t understand why he’s taken to this and how a two year old can take up so much space in one bed.

Sunday
Liam tickled me awake immediately requesting the Lion King so we watched a little bit in bed before getting up for coffee and breakfast. I think everyone woke up a little tired, especially Liam. The only thing I needed to get done was groceries which evidently wasn’t going to happen until Liam had a nap. We had attempted to go to Superstore to find him some splash pants, but had to leave at the onset of a tantrum. It was straight home for a nap.

I wasn’t expecting the nap to last long, so I poured another cup of coffee and settled in for a few more episodes of The Mindy Project. Three and a half hours later, he finally woke up. I felt a little guilty of my lack of productivity during that time. Oh well, the laundry, blog work, cleaning, and meal prep will always be there. We headed out to the grocery store with a detour to the pet store for some animal cuddling before coming home for supper.

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Once home, I decided to make some banana bread with some brown bananas in the pantry, and decided to test out a new recipe from a paleo cookbook I got for Christmas. As I draft this, it’s in the oven and smelling heavenly so I hope it tastes just as good.

I’m hoping this week goes by much quicker than the last and that the nice weather continues. I’m already looking forward to a yoga workshop and hair appointment I have lined up for next weekend. Have a great week, friends!

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16 Comments

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    Alison
    March 16, 2015 at 9:32 am

    You look amazing!!! I hope we don’t have to wait long to see it all!!! I want to watch that movie!! Justin got it for me and I keep meaning to watch it! Sounds like a great weekend! YAY for long naps!!

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:58 pm

      It’s so cute! Watch it ASAP!

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    jen @nutcaseinpoint
    March 16, 2015 at 9:38 am

    I LOVED Big Hero 6! And you look amazing from that photo shoot sneak peak- can’t wait to see more pics

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:58 pm

      Thanks! I can’t wait to see them too. I’ve been refreshing my email all day hoping!

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    Lindsey
    March 16, 2015 at 10:01 am

    I cannot wait to see more photos!! Exciting 🙂 I am not a photo shoot fan at all so really in awe of those that can rock it.
    I want to see Big Hero 6 but Chad is currently addicted to a video game so evenings are spent him playing that 😉
    3.5 hour nap?! Awesome!!

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:57 pm

      I usually feel so awkward getting my photo taken but I think the hair and makeup gave me a bit of a confidence boost for this shoot!

      Haha, yeah, 3.5 hours is what happens when you miss a nap AND don’t go to bed on time.

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    Rachel
    March 16, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    We watched big hero 6 this weekend too. It was adorable!! Can’t wait to see your photos!!

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:56 pm

      Haha, we’ve now put it on 3 times. I guess it’s replacing Frozen.

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    Amie@RunningOnHealthy
    March 16, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Hope the banana bread turned out delicious! You look so B.A. in that picture 🙂 cant wait to see more!

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:56 pm

      OMG, it was so good. Haha. I wish I could send a piece to you through the computer.

      I definitely felt B.A. too 😉

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    Leigh
    March 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Sounds like a fun weekend! Can’t wait to see the rest of your pictures as you looked fabulous!

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:56 pm

      Thanks! I’m really excited to see them too!

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    Fiona @ Get Fit Fiona
    March 16, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    I watched Big Hero 6 with my boyfriend and we really enjoyed it! I wasn’t expecting to like it so I was pleasantly surprised.

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      Becky
      March 16, 2015 at 5:55 pm

      So cute right? I want my own Baymax!

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    Brie
    March 17, 2015 at 9:11 am

    I can’t wait till Sully’s older and will want to watch all those movies with me! Not that it’s stopping me now, but it’s more fun to share them with someone 😉 Can’t wait to see more photos from your shoot!!

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      Becky
      March 17, 2015 at 7:44 pm

      Haha, kids are a good excuse to watch kids movies. It’s sometimes hard to make it through them though since Liam is particular about what he’ll watch. Frozen and Big Hero 6 are the biggest winners so far.

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