Sunday, September 18, 2011

I heart the weekend.

Another lovely weekend coming to a close too soon yet again. We spent the weekend with family and friends and a little us time today. The perfect combination for any weekend in my opinion.

The weekend was off to a great start on Friday with the arrival of my brother who is in town visiting again! He is such a sweetie and stopped by my classroom to visit and even read a little story with the kiddos. They LOVED it and I was so excited to share my little world with him as well.

"Lilly's Big Day" read by none other than the worlds cutest baby brother.

The kids were so cute and could not understand how he could possibly be my baby brother when he is so much taller than me? He must be my BIG brother?? hahaha.

We also did a great Constitution Day activity that turned out really cute. I mean you can't go wrong with having the students create their self portrait. Love how the completed activity turned out. Also loved that we were able to combine, art, lang arts and social studies into one great lesson.

Such cuties.

I also have to give a big thanks to Mr. Jones for helping with the banner in the middle! He did a great job! Nice to have a resident artist in the house ;)

My little helper hard at work.

After a busy day at school I headed to the Joneses for the Mr.'s birthday dinner. We had a great time eating, chatting and enjoying a few bottles of wine a great way to end the day and start the weekend.

The Birthday boy!

We woke up to a perfect Indian Summer day (finally it seems that summer has arrived in the Bay Area) and I relaxed outside while Mr. Jones and his dad washed cars ;) I was busy snapping pics and playing photo shoot. ha.

While these two were hard at work... I was busy snapping away..

I never get tired of taking pictures of their home. This is the front "garden" so serene and picturesque! Love weekends here.

We headed out and back to the city with a few extra treats thanks to Mum and Dad Jones! A few sweets for the birthday boy!

English candies and delicious tea cakes! They are similar to a moon pie if you know what those are...highly addictive.

Today was another warm and sunny day, we spent it brunching outside and lounging by the pool. Why can't I just have one more day of this...

I heart the weekend... sighhhh...

And not only did we spend time with family, had dinner with friends, (failed on the photos.. sorry Jules!) brunched and sunned until our little hearts were content, we also managed to run a few errands and pick up some stools to complete the new kitchen island!! Finally real dinners around a table. Cannot wait.

Voila! Dinner like real adults. ;)

I must say thank you to Mr. Jones' brother for gifting us with a Crate & Barrel gift card for Christmas that we've been hanging onto for just the right thing. I love the new stools and they are the perfect addition to our home.

Hope all of you have had lovely and relaxing weekends filled with love and fun. Looking forward to a busy week but I have to be honest... I'm already counting down to Friday! What can I say.. I heart the weekend.

XOXO- Miss V


  1. looks like yall had a great weekend! i HATE that they go by so fast....i love love weekends.

  2. ahhh weekend perfection! i could have used a bloody mary sunday (can you say hangover?!?) also, what a sweet, sweet brother you have - that was so nice of him to stop by your class!!!

  3. Love the your brother came and read to the class...I always have mine do that too! And your his/hers beach towels are adorable!!!

  4. Looks like y'all had a GREAT weekend! Love all the fun pictures :)