02 November 2015

Oh Hey, November!

Ah, Halloween has come & gone and I can not only find these cookies at the store but I can buy them without feeling guilty.

 
Sorry, Thanksgiving, but these cookies had to be purchased.
 
I spent the entire weekend in Columbia this weekend. I wasn't off gallivanting to Charlottesville like I wanted to be. There was no home Clemson or South Carolina game. I didn't drive down to Kiawah. It was nothin' but Columbia.
 
Friday night was my favorite kind of date night with Patrick: drink/appetizer, a little shopping, and late dinner out. We ate at a hole in the wall Italian place that has been around for years {The Villa} and called it a night.
 
Saturday morning, Patrick and I woke up and went to the gym. Made a quick stop at the grocery store. I did a 3.1 mile run around the hills in the 'hood. Sounding super basic yet?
 
 
Things got fun around lunchtime on Saturday. We had invited over a few friends to watch football, eat some delicious food, and to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. That's my kind of Halloween, y'all. No need to come up with a costume idea and no need to go out in all of the Halloween nonsense.


{the 3-in-1 outfit: orange shorts for Clemson, black shirt for USC, orange AND black for Halloween}
 
We watched Clemson BEAT {!!} NC State and and go to 8-0 for the first time since like the 80s. In all of my many years of being a Clemson fan, the best I have ever seen them was 7-0. This is new territory for me now but I can't say that I hate it.
 
 
Want to know how Sunday went? I know you do.
 
Woke up entirely too early {thank you, daylight savings time}. Went back to sleep. Cooked a Tombstone pizza for breakfast. Stumbled across the NYC Marathon on TV and had to watch it. You couldn't have paid me money to get me to watch running before I started running but seriously, that stuff is addicting now. May or may not have taken 4 naps. Kept track of my friend Josh as he ran the NYC Marathon.
 
 
It was a truly lazy, sleepy Sunday. I blame the rain and daylight savings time.
 
Don't worry though, this type of weekend will not be the norm for me. Not yet at least.
 
November is a big month:
Clemson vs FSU this weekend
USC vs Florida next weekend
an engagement party in our honor on Kiawah the following weekend
then Thanksgiving and THE game of the season: Clemson at USC
{& maybe 3 5Ks within 4 days?}
 
Hey, November, can't wait to see what you have in store!
{fingers crossed that it includes a 12-0 Clemson team when it's all said and done!}

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Linking up with Biana and Meghan for another edition of Weekending.

13 comments:

  1. So impressed with your dedication to running girl, I wish I had your motivation! Sounds like you have a busy November ahead but yay for Clemson being 8-0!! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  2. Your Halloween sounded perfect as did Friday night - I love little hole in the wall restaurants that are amazing! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  3. That sounds like a perfect weekend! I'm with you for Friday night- we happy houred (in the rain), did some shopping, but then I fell asleep before dinner. Ooops. Weekends are hard.

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  4. Those are the best Sugar Cookies around. My favorite are the reindeer ones!! Your Halloween weekend sounded like so much fun!!

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  5. 4 naps? That is my kind of Sunday!! And bring on alll of the Christmas stuff! Can't wait to get my first Starbucks red cup this week!

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  6. It sounds like we had pretty similar Halloween weekends! One of my favorite parts about Halloween is getting to see all of the kids dressed up, so I love staying at home and handing out candy. And congrats to Clemson, going 8-0 is not a simple feat!

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  7. The christmas tree cookies are out!?!?1 love those!!!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  8. You are really turning into a run even if you don't admit it. :) Congrats on Clemson being undefeated.

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  9. Soooo exciting about Clemson!!! You have so much to look forward to this month (especially the cookie dough ;) ). I miss when that dough used to come in rolls!

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  10. The sugar cookies are the best - and the Christmas ones are definitely my fave (though they all taste the same!) Andddd I was at the NCSU/Clemson game but was cheering for the Wolfpack! Great job to you all!

    Zelle
    Southern Style

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  11. Sounds like the best weekend! I love the fact that you made a pizza for breakfast...haha I love it!

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  12. girl you are so basic. haha. 3 5ks in 4 days? you can do it!
    i didn't even know you could watch people run, to be honest. i kind of want to now!

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  13. Lazy, sleepy days are awesome, I need more of them. The Halloween party sounds good! I will comment back ­ http://www.oldefashionmom.com/

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