Friday, December 10, 2010

At Last (See Jane TGIF)

Is it me or has this week been extraordinarily long?  While I definitely don't want to wish away these few, short weeks before Christmas, something about this week was painful and slow. 

an outtake from my christmas decor post.  soak in the holiday spirit.

Ever since graduating college, I've found that the holiday seasons seem to get shorter and shorter.  One minute it's the 4th of July and you're basking in that summer glow and the next minute, you're pasty white and slugging down as much egg nog as you can just so you can 'celebrate the season.'  I don't want this year to be like that, so this weekend, I'm taking in all the season has to offer.  I have one and a half holiday parties this weekend (the half party is for work--I don't think those count as a full-fledged holiday party) and finally will be getting in some Christmas shopping.  And I'll be darned if my weekend isn't topped off with a Sunday Christmas movie marathon!  TBS and Bravo, don't let me down.


Have a great weekend, everyone.

P.S.  I am extending the giveaway through the weekend.  ('Tis the season...)  Don't forget to enter!

28 comments

Katie said...

I hope you get to enjoy your weekend!

jemina said...

Happy Weekend Sweetie Pie :)

XOXO
J

Melissa said...

Oh, Friday. Friday is GOOD.

My daughter will be with her dad this weekend so your idea of a Christmas movie marathon sounds great! :)

Closet Fashionista said...

I know what you mean, now that I'm out of college everything goes by sooo fast...I don't like it, ha ha.
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Chas said...

I definitely know what you mean, time flies when you're having fun. Have a great weekend!

Daniela said...

Happy weekend!

Nikki said...

Have a wonderful weekend! I'm looking forward to some movie marathon time too!

xx
Nikki

Taylor said...

Sunday movie marathon AGREE - have you checked the weather we are supposed to have a high of like 3 on Sunday!!! Indoors and cozy/snuggly for sure!

Anonymous said...

agree so so so much about time flying. my brother actually just told me about a study someone did that proved that a year seems to go by faster and faster as you grow up, bc it is a smaller percentage of your entire life. this week, however, has crawled...

PursuitOfLLT said...

I can't believe it's almost Xmas and I literally have bought 2 gifts. Great!

And I'm with you for the movie marathon! There's a super cheesy one on ABC family on Sunday. DVR set to go haha

Have a great weekend!

Jessica said...

I love the decorated mantle! It looks great. I think a weekend of getting into the holiday season sounds perfect. I can't stop watching Christmas movies! I think I've seen Elf like seven times already this season. And it's just as funny every. single. time. Have a great weekend! xo

Jamie said...

I have such a hectic few days ahead, but Sunday night I am determined to have a holiday movie marathon if it kills me!!

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Josie said...

This sounds like such a fun weekend. Jealous to a serious extent. If anyone needs me, I'll be in the library, haha.
xo Josie
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TheChambrayCountess said...

You are so right-- I think I have lived a month within this week! And I am still nowhere close to being done with Christmas shopping and decorating!
AH! ;)
Happy Weekend!

Jammer said...

Happy weekend! I have my holiday work party too and definitely need to finish up my CHristmas shopping!

Bella @Bellgetsreal said...

Each night we have watched a holiday movie. Last night was The Santa Claus and the day before was Polar Express. I love how they make me feel. So warm and fuzzy inside. ha

Have a wonderful weekend. I'll be out shopping on Sunday.

c'est freak, le chic said...

The build up to Christmas always drags in with anticipation. Sigh.

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Fivetwocharm said...

thanks for the comment!

i'm still in high school, but the holidays seem short to me still. the weekend is like the only thing that keeps me going during the week.

xx Kenny
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Collette Osuna said...

Have a fab weekend...Im hoping to shop too.....I havent even started:(

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Abi said...

Definitely living these last few weeks of 2010 to the fullest. Hope you're enjoying your weekend!

Gigi LaFleur said...

Sunday movie marathons are always the best - also I know exactly how you feel when Christmas jumps on you and you don't get to enjoy the lead up fully.

Have a great weekend.

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Kenziefaith said...

I'm with you on the whole "don't let the year waste away" thing! Time is FLYING by. It's crazy!

Love your Christmas decor :)

KF x

20 York Street said...

That observation is so so true.. and I kinda wish it's not real. I want the holidays to stay loong, realy long!

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Nubiasnonsense said...

Holidays fly by! Wish they'd stick around longer

this free bird said...

I love your decorating skills. Seriously I have yet to put the last strand of lights on. Having purchased a gargantuan tree of course I ran out and then the crowds sucked up every last light at Target causing me to tremble and run off.

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