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Weekend: Furniture, FroYo and Yoga Clothes

It has been the most beautiful weekend here in Charlotte. Blue skies and 70+ degrees. Happy! It was so nice to have a weekend at home for the first time in several weeks. I spent my time catching up, running errands, working around the house and teaching. I can’t wait to share my ALDI trip with you (look out for that post Monday AM!) but here’s a look at the weekend for now.

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I kicked off the weekend early with a glass of sangria at lunch on Friday. We wrapped up our ALDI work and had a few hours to spare before heading to the airport so we grabbed lunch and wandered around Geneva, Illinois. This might be the best sangria I have EVER had. It was that good.

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I taught two classes at Om Yoga on Saturday morning and then came home for lunch and to get ready to go out furniture shopping.

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I’m trying to figure out what to do with my living room set up. I currently have a couch, area rug and coffee table but no other seating. I either need to add a set of chairs to my current set up (chairs are SO expensive…ugh!) or just start over again with a whole new set and sell the couch I have. All things furniture selection and decorating completely overwhelm me.

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I came across this lovely giant snake decor while I was shopping. Who wouldn’t want this in their house?

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I needed some frozen yogurt to power me through multiple furniture store stops.

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And yoga to unwind after.

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Speaking of yoga, check out these amazing new pants that I picked up at Om Yoga on Saturday morning. The owner of the studio is from Brazil and she brought back a bunch of really fun pants. These are so soft and comfy. I wore them to teach my 9:15 a.m. class today at Y2. It was so nice to be back with my yogis after two Sundays away. Favorite class of the week!

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I trained a client this afternoon and put together a wardrobe proposal for my book. We’re starting photography this week. Craziness!

Off for a little run. I’m SO EXCITED that it’s going to stay light longer now. It is the best thing ever to leave work at the end of a long day and still have daylight hours to enjoy.

Any weekend splurges to share? All I have to say is that it’s been way too long since I’ve had frozen yogurt.

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  • 1
    Shannon March 9, 2014, 6:25 pm

    I definitely splurged on my favorite sweet treat too: dark chocolate and dates. Mmmm so delicious!
    Also splurged a bit and finally bought myself some cycling click-in shoes! Very very excited to try them out!

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    Julie @ Coastal Runner Girl March 9, 2014, 6:44 pm

    I agree, chairs are so expensive! Do you have a Home Goods near you? I finally found a great Calvin Klein chair at Home Goods that was marked down about 70%!

    My weekend splurge was a tasty mint brownie covered in chocolate chunk froyo! 🙂

  • 3
    Sara @ LovingOnTheRun March 9, 2014, 7:13 pm

    No shopping splurges here. The only shopping I did was grocery shopping after I got off work today. Ready to kick off the week!

    Love those pants! They are awesome!

  • 4
    Alyssa March 9, 2014, 7:23 pm

    We got our sectional from Haverty’s and love it and it was a great price!

  • 5
    Andrea Ezposito March 9, 2014, 7:29 pm

    How exciting can’t wait for some of that weather up here in Connecticut. I love reading your posts it’s like life in a movie.

  • 6
    Kathy March 9, 2014, 7:46 pm

    That seems like an awesome week. You probably recovered from the last HIIT workout.
    My daughter and I went to the Mall to look at some prom dresses for her. Some girls had
    girl scout cookies set up. Jasmine (my daughter) picked out 2 she liked and I picked out 2-
    had to have the peanut butter ones. Needless to say, we are still shopping for prom dresses.
    Shopping sure makes a girl hungry.

  • 7
    Anne Marie March 9, 2014, 9:32 pm

    I promise not trying to be promote-y, but you should check out the interior design start up I work for! It’s online interior design. $199 for a customized room design or you can shop our pre-made room designs for free. The goal is to help keep the design process from being so overwhelming and expensive, so it might work for you. 🙂

  • 8
    Krissy March 9, 2014, 9:35 pm

    I am from Geneva, IL!! I can’t believe that you were here and went to Bien Trucha! They have the best margaritas around! SO GOOD!!

  • 9
    Brittany @ proteinandpumps March 10, 2014, 8:06 am

    Furniture shopping is there worst. I’m horrible at decorating! Love the crazy pants : )

  • 10
    Hanna March 10, 2014, 10:44 am

    Ah!! Bien Trucha is delicious!!! I’m from around that area!

  • 11
    Alaina March 10, 2014, 11:58 am

    I haven’t splurged on fro-yo in so long; years I think! I need to get on that. 🙂

    My splurge this weekend (since I ran two 5K races this weekend!) was a cheeseburger and beer from TGI Fridays. It was SO good!

  • 12
    She Rocks Fitness March 10, 2014, 12:47 pm

    It was a weekend of birthday splurges…dinner…wine…and your cookies that you sent me! Yes I still have them…I freeze them and devour when my sweet tooth is on a rampage. 😉

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