our weekend adventures

friday

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we got off early thursday afternoon and signed all he documents for the closing of our home! the one we were selling, not the one we are buying…that won’t be done until August 18th! we had to sign all the documents early so that we could completely move out on friday.

a HUGE thank you to our sweet friends, britt & ludwig, for sticking a roof over our heads during the little interim we have from closing on our old home and waiting for the new one to be done being built. and for letting us use their truck for all the misc. items we had. we are extremely grateful to have such generous and willing friends to help us during this insanely stressful time!
so…be prepared to see a lot more of them, ya know, since we will be living with them! hehe

saturday

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britt & i woke up kinda early and headed to seattle to start our girls day!
crepes & coffee to fuel us up!

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i went and got the mane chopped…actually more like trimmed.
i always love the decor that’s in the salon. so fun!

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then it was off to u-village! {britt had never been…waaattttt??}
my main focus was finding all of our flatware, barware and dinnerware at crate & barrel. and guess what, i did! here’s the silverware we picked out! super simple but would still present nicely on a place setting!
can you guys tell i am just having a ball getting to choose all new stuff??? i’m on cloud 9!

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obligatory ann taylor stop.

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double obligatory trophy cupcakes stop! every time we come to u-village they never have my favorite, chocolate peanut butter. but today was a GOOD DAY, because they did!! they also had these adorable pokeball cupcakes! gotta catch em all right??? even the carbs!

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for lunchy munchy we popped in to chipotle and ate what could’ve been the spiciest pico ever.

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after all the shopping shenanigans we headed home and rested for a good 30 minutes before having to leave to attend our friend’s one year anniversary of opening their bottleshop! we are so happy that they are doing so well! and what a turnout!

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grown up date night! even though jaz has been gone for a couple weeks now, we have been so busy with the house{s} that we haven’t had time to just enjoy ourselves, until tonight!

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after we closed out at brigids we went and walked the waterfront, not for the romantics…only to just catch pokemon. my phone died and strangers, that were also there to catch pokemon, let me charge my phone in their car! sketchy??? nehhhh they seemed like good people. turns out, they were, and my phone was happily charged and i got to catch more pokemon! however, we did stop to take advantage of this gorgeous sunset because, duh.

***side note. there are sooooo many people playing pokemon! everywhere we look everyone is on their phones. go ahead and call it stupid but at least this game is getting people off their asses and moving. granted, they are looking at their phones but still, exercise is exercise. and it’s hella fun!!

sunday

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cale & i had to make our final trip to 2426 {house we sold} to pick up the few misc items left behind. it was so weird to lock up, pull out of the driveway and know that we will never pull back in. and we will never make that commute to work or see our neighbors everyday. cale said he wasn’t getting emotional but i sure was.

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this is where we began. where jaz & i started our lives as new seattleites. where cale & i became mr and mrs anderson. just so many memories in the 6 years that cale lived in it and the short 3 years that i did. this was such a great first home and one we will never forget. we will miss a lot of things about this house, the proximity to all things shopping, our wonderful neighbors that are now our good friends, the brand new deck{!!!!! that we hardly got to use!!!!!} and so much more. although bittersweet, we are so excited for this new chapter in our lives.
cheers to moving forward onto bigger and better things!

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speaking of which, we went and peaked in on the new house to see how things were coming along and they are a-comin! the front door was painted!!! you may be thinking…. uhhh, k. whoop-d-doo the front door was painted but to me THIS IS EXCITING! it means we are one step closer to being completely done!
we go on our final walk through on August 12th and then close on the 18th!!

t-minus 24 days until move in!

it was obviously a busy weekend but such a gorgeous one! summer is officially here in seattle and it is awesome! high 70’s to low 80’s and we are loving it!

what did you do this weekend??

always,
-jess

our weekend adventures

friday

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can you tell i have a type a personality? i have to make lists on days that i am just way too busy to keep my priorities straight. do you make to-do lists?

that was the only picture i had for friday. we had to go pick up the u-haul truck and load up the rest of our house.

saturday

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we woke up early and kept loading everything in the truck! this guy didn’t even have time to throw some water in his hair to tame that bed head!

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what a creep.

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lucky for me, our friends lived right down the road from our storage unit! they actually just came to buy our coffee and end tables buttttt, i recruited his help so that us wives could sit in the truck and play pokemon!!

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after two trips to the storage unit, we had some time to check in on our new home! if you follow me on snapchat {@jaevas} and you should, then you got to vote on how i should put the furniture in the formal living room! thank you for everyone’s help! numero uno was the weener!
aren’t my drawings just the best??

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after all of the moving shenanigans, we went to our friends house for a little gamenight! isn’t this pickle lady the cutest??

sunday

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sunday morning we got to sleep in a little but not too late because we had to get up and load the uhaul again! but this time with trash to take to the dump! goodness gracious am i sore! after all the heavy lifting we treated ourselves to some carbful goodness! tempura fried pickles are the best!!

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we also had to catch them all while lunching.

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we needed to pick up something from homegoods for the kitties and we found this to be quite funny…can you spot cale? hehe

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everytime we run to petco we always stop to play with the kittens first. this old guy was so sweet!

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if you don’t have a target red card…you should. don’t worry, it’s not a credit card! i mean you can get a target credit card but i don’t…i have the debit card! it’s linked directly to my bank account just like a normal debit card BUT i save 5% every time i use it! okay that’s #1. #2: have you downloaded cartwheel ? no? THEN GET WITH THE GAME PEOPLE! so many good deals to be had on that app! oh my goodness! and finally #3, download the regular target app and keep an eye on the mobile coupons…do not confuse those coupons to be part of cartwheel…THEY ARE SEPERATE!!!
just this trip alone i saved $21.49…that’s like a free shirt!
so why are you not saving? start saving!
k i’m done… 🙂

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i went and traded in my charge for this sleek beauty! fitbit alta, you get me.

it was another busy weekend for us andersons. we thought that we were going to be moving out and into our friends house but a little snafu happened and we were able to stay another week in our house!
we are, however, on the homestretch of closing on our current home! the appraisal is in and now it’s just paperwork time! if everything goes smoothly, we will close with the buyers this friday! wahoooooo!!!!

hope everyone had a great weekend!

always,
-jess

our weekend adventures

friday

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after the weeks i’ve been having, this was much needed!

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and so was this! i’m such a sucker for fish & chips!

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such a naughty kitten. she knows she’s not allowed up there. she stuck around for the photo anyway.

saturday

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we had to wake up early to make jazmina’s uniform fitting for her new cheer squad. it was near the new house so of course we stopped by and hung out in it for a few hours.
you could say we are obsessed! i can’t wait to spend countless hours in this huge tub!! eek!

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we were pretty hangry and needed food fast, and be we i mean me. it’s always me.
luckily for us there was an AWESOME bbq joint just down the road! this is the best bbq i’ve had in the pnw since i moved from texas. seriously. it was delicious!

sunday

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i got my first facial ever and it was amazing!!
fresh face seattle, y’all. she is amazing!

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another one of my friends is having a baby boy!! i saw these outfits and just had to buy them! i mean… LOOK AT THESE!!!! oh my goodness!

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summer olympics are BY FAR my most favorite thing to watch. mainly just for gymnastics! i’ve been watching them since i could walk and i ain’t stoppin’!
so of course i tuned in to the olympic trials to see which 5 young women would be representing usa in rio and…..THIS IS IT!!!
even though there is a lot of controversy with gabby douglas making the team {considering she placed 7th} i still think marta made the right decision.
but holy moly is this the dream team!! simone biles is a beast!!!!

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what are your favorite sports to watch at the olympics?

hope you guys had a wonderful weekend!
so sorry for being mia the last two weeks. we have been insanely busy moving and packing….and moving and packing.
don’t worry, the giveaway will still happen!! i haven’t forgot about it!! 🙂

always,
-jess