weekend recap.

A weekend at home felt oh so nice. I was lucky to get to spend Friday night & all day Saturday with Richard before he had to go on call yesterday. Friday we met up with friends for drinks & had a low key evening. Top by theory here & shorts by Zara here.

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Saturday morning we finished House of Cards Season 2 {wow!!! if you haven’t watched this Netflix series — you should} & then headed to Elysian Cafe for brunch.

To be honest, the ambiance of this place was better than the food. I loved all the bistro chairs & the very relaxed atmosphere – it felt very French, indeed. The food wasn’t bad, it just wasn’t anything to write home about. Perhaps we will try it again for dinner? Regardless, the drinks were fab!

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We then geared up for a picnic in Central Park. Fresh mozzarella heaven.

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An absolutely gorgeous day in NYC.

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Even though I no longer have a wedding to plan, I still love looking at wedding mags 🙂 Maybe even more so than when I was actually planning! Sunglasses from Warby Parker — mine are called the Piper. Find them here.

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Sunflower romper from Asos Marketplace here — shop the vintage shop paper heart with lots of cute & affordable pieces here.

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Sunday Richard was on call but I went into the city again to meet up with some friends for brunch at Hotel Chantelle.

This place was really great! Lots of fun people watching, great food, atmosphere, drinks & company. I would definitely recommend it.

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All the tables had pretty dried flowers under the glass. I adore little details.

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I actually didn’t take that many photos {I know, crazy right?!} but can’t wait to go back {photo cred below here}

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We went to one other bar at the Thomson Hotel roof before I headed back home that was really cute — it had tons of board games to play. Beers & board games = happy Sunday in my book!

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& finally some new reading material from my momma to prep for our trip in under a month! Such a cute cover — find it here.

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Sunday night was spent continuing to freak out about one of my best friends getting ENGAGED! So much happiness up in hurr. Looking forward to getting my hubby back tonight 🙂 Have a great week xx

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