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weekend snaps

Couple of pictures from anniversary weekend.

1. Taking a walk through the flower field, and naming all the flowers we know.

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2. Visits to all the small town Texas shops.

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3. Dinner out of Johnny Appleseed’s hat with the most handsome guy in the world.

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quilt fangirl

One of my favorite people to follow on instagram is Folk Fibers. She makes the most gorgeous quilts, with fabric she dyes using natural bits. Plus, she lives near Austin. This past weekend, we stopped by the Northern Grade market downtown, and she was there! With her quilts! AHHHHH!!!!  The quilts are even more beautiful in person. Here is a picture of me just super happy standing in front of this masterpiece.

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walton’s fancy and staple

Ahhh. Bakeries and plants. My two favorite things. The toast at Walton’s Fancy and Staple is delicious, and the indoor plant game is on point. It probably helps that they are also a florist.walton1 walton2

Well, looky what I found! Maybe next weekend I can talk myself into buying some.walton3 walton4

Jon’s new phone has turned him into quite the artsy photographer. I like it lots.Screen Shot 2014-05-27 at 9.52.16 AM

pie date

We decided our summer thing (sometimes we skip spring here, so we need to plan early) is to go get pie. I LOVE pie. Pie is perfect. It fits any occasion, season, mood. Pie is happiness, and I want perfume that smells like it.

Our first pie adventure was to Quack’s Bakery. It was a not too warm evening, and we sat outside, sharing pie with friends. We shared a slice of peach pie and chocolate cream. And somehow the air vents wafted fresh pie right past our noses, and I wanted to camp in their parking lot forever.

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(second photo from here) I was too busy deciding on types of pie to be bothered with photos.

longhorn nap time

This is a pillow for a little longhorn. One of our friend’s brought over a naked pillow. Her little guy uses it in the car, and it needed a cover. They are big Longhorn fans, so I added a big friendly face to some grey fleece, and sewed a simple pillow cover. Ready for lots of car napping, which I was excellent at when I was little.

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that one time i actually participated in sxsw

The guy won some tickets to a SXSW concert, so we decided to take a little impromptu adventure into that craziness!

We went European and walked a couple blocks to the bus stop, and then rode the bus downtown. It was nice to get some walking in, and the weather was good for it too. It actually wasn’t overwhelmingly crazy downtown. We got to stand in the VIP line, because we were so important, so that probably helped a bit. I am not a tall person, so I sometimes get super overwhelmed in crowds. We had a really fun evening of people watching, music enjoying, and laser light shows!

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I stole most of these photos from the guy’s insta-g. He was a most artistic and handsome photographer for our evening.

Lobster on a Saturday

This past Saturday we went and got dinner with Ross, but it wasn’t just any dinner. It was a lobster dinner at Quality Seafood to take advantage of their Saturday special and it was quite delicious. We got there right before the crowd so were lucky enough to not wait long and grab a table to eat our lobster and fried okra. We will definitely be going back because how many places do you get to go where you get to play with your food before you eat it? If you want a lobster close-up, check out the girl’s lobster saying hello!

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My lobster.

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A very excited Ross to be reunited with his Maine lobster.

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