Oh hey, Monday!
I hope you all had a lovely weekend. I’m headed off this morning to get my annual mammogram. Ladies, you know how much I love you all, so please, please, please make sure you’re getting your mammograms, your annual skin checks and visiting your doctor each year for an annual exam. I’m very pro-let’s take care of ourselves, and I hope you are 🙂 .
I have a few pics from my most recent trip to Boston last week. Let’s be real, I should just move there right now. I was there in July. In August. In September. In October. I love you, Boston. You are my favorite city in the world 😉 .
If you want to read more about all the things I love to do in Boston…
…you can read about it here in my All About Boston post Part 2. From food tours to the JFK Library, where I like to stay and more, it’s linked in that post.
If you have any other Boston questions for me, feel free to leave it in the comment section here.
In the meantime, a few pics from our weekend…
…on this trip we stayed at the Marriott Copley Place and our room was on the top floor with a pretty amazing view. When we arrived, it was chilly but sunny and gorgeous outside! We landed at 3:30, checked in and headed straight to the game.
The Red Sox were celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with special music, food, performances throughout the entire evening.
It’s always good to be back!
My mom always prefers to go to just one game, so for this first game, it was just Dad and me.
Here’s a nugget of information for you, our leadoff batter and I graduated from the same high school.
Game one, done! It was a fun way to start our trip!
The next morning, I slept in a bit, did some work and then we headed out around 10:30. It was a cold and drizzly Boston day, but we didn’t mind.
Boston was gorgeous dressed in her spring colors!
My very favorite flower is the tulip 🙂 .
A little wet but a whole lot of happy!
My dad is there for the baseball, my mom is there for the shopping, I’m there for both! Charles Street is our favorite spot for cute boutiques and cafes. It’s a beautiful walk through the Common to Newbury Street for more shopping and dining too.
We all love to eat lunch at Joe’s on Newbury, and it was the perfect spot to stop, eat and…
…sit by the window in the enclosed patio watching it rain. After lunch…
…we headed back out to explore a bit more. It was just a lovely day hanging out with my mom and dad.
Dinner came with a pretty great view!
I very much enjoyed my sausage, peppers and onions and…the no rain! It stopped raining and cleared up about an hour or so before game time!
It was a good game…forced a 10th inning and all…but well…the wheels fell completely off and we lost.
No place I’d rather be though to watch my Red Sox.
Another trip to Fenway in the books!
Now, don’t forget, IT’S MONDAY! That means another one of…
…my HAPPY MAY GIVEAWAYS!!
Every Monday in May, I’m giving away something fun to celebrate the season. I want this month to be happy, joyous and filled with things that make us smile. Ready to know what this week’s giveaway is?!
This week, I’m giving away…
…a $300 Barrington Gifts gift card! Yes, yes! One lucky winner will receive a gift card to Barrington to create her own tote, small pouches or more. You guys know how much I am obsessed with Barrington. I have been buying, using and loving their totes and small zipper pouches for YEARS and YEARS! One of my favorite things to do is go to their website and design different pieces. If you’ve never done it before, you should 🙂 . There are so many size options, patterns, monograms, leather options…it’s just another really happy place on the internet. I typically buy the Savannah zippered style tote, but last year (pictured above), I bought the St. Anne zippered one instead and love how it’s just a little bit bigger. Also, you know though how much my heart loves…
…their small zippered pouches. Over the years, I’ve bought dozens of these for either myself or to gift people. They’re great for totes, for traveling, for makeup, office supplies…they’re just so cute and HAPPY! Today’s winner gets a $300 gift card to create and enjoy their own unique Barrington product!
For this giveaway, my Canadian friends will be happy because they are eligible to win, but my friends without Instagram will not be happy. I’m sorry! I’m trying to change it up for a wide variety of audiences. Each week, I’m making the entry options different, so please pay attention to what they are for this giveaway. This way to enter is NEW! This week’s entry is only for those of you who use Instagram (for this week only!). Complete the Rafflecopter below to enter. One random name will be selected from the Rafflecopter and the winner will have to show that they liked and commented on every picture this week in my Instagram feed (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). Find my photo in IG, comment on the photo, like the photo and then you’re good to go as long as you submitted your info below on the Rafflecopter.
Next week, I’ll have a new giveaway item and a new winner will be selected a fresh new Rafflecopter. This one here is for this giveaway only. This ends at 2:30 PM CST on Thursday and the winner will be announced on my blog Friday morning. Good luck, friends and Happy Monday! xx
UPDATE: The winner of the giveaway is JESSICA ORTH!
I emailed you this morning (Friday, May 13th). Please email me back as soon as possible to claim your prize!