Weekend Review: Wedding Crafts, Good Reads & Football

What a whirlwind weekend! I think I’m still recovering. It was a busy couple of days, and I’m feeling a little run-down. Thankfully, I was able to work from home today to get some extra rest and take it easy. I’m also popping Vitamin C like nobody’s business. I want to make sure I’m at 100% for the marathon on Sunday!

My weekend started out with some wedding craft shopping on Friday night. Matt and I are getting our engagement/save the date photos taken on Thursday evening, and of course I have all sorts of ideas on what to do for them. I got lots of crafty supplies from Hobby Lobby, including some burlap ribbon, save the date numbers, yarn (to wrap the M + A letters in), and more. So fun!

burlap rustic vintage modern wedding craft decorations

Let the wedding crafting begin!

I also finished reading Dan Brown’s new book, Inferno, on Friday night. I’m a big bookworm and love to read, so I was excited when I found out he’d finally written another novel. It was a good book: fast-paced and action-packed with an interesting and historical story line. Every time I picked up the book, I didn’t want to put it down. It sucks you in! The ending didn’t feel 100% tied up to me, but it was still a satisfying read. Now the questions is, what should I read next?

Saturday morning, I got up for my last long run before the Chicago Marathon. It went well, but I was so tired afterwards…an afternoon nap was definitely in order. After a little snoozing, I got down to painting my office. I got three of the four walls covered before I decided to call it a day.

BTW – I decided to go with the “Copen Blue” color! It’s lovely, and I can’t wait until my office is all done. Pictures and more info to come whenever that is… 🙂

Sunday morning started bright and early at 5am. We had tickets to the Packers-Lions football game at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. I’ve never been to a pro football game, so I was excited!

We didn’t get to Green Bay until only about 90 minutes before kick-off. We parked in a gas station, set up bags boards (aka Cornhole) and poured ourselves some drinks out of the trunk of the car.

Playing Cornhole between cars.

Playing Cornhole between cars.

Nothing like a screwdriver in a red Solo cup, in the Mobil parking lot. Pure class!

Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field

The game was super fun. We had great seats and the weather was beautiful.

Lions-Packers game at Lambeau field.

Go Lions!

I even got a little sunburn! I’ll take it, for October in Wisconsin.

Matt is a die-hard Lions fan, so it was a bummer that they didn’t win the game, but we all had a blast nonetheless. I decided live football is way more fun than watching it on TV. If only we could go to the game every week, then I just might be able to handle football season. 😉

Read any good books lately? Have you ever gone to a pro football game?


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