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movie sofa

Brandon and I bought ourselves an early Christmas gift. Notice anything different?


Yep! Say hello to our new CB2 Movie Sofa in Pool blue. Isn't she lovely? We had been eying this sofa for well over a year and kept saying to ourselves, "Wow, maybe one day." We finally decided to pull the trigger when Brandon went to CB2 one day (yeah, I can't believe he went without me either...) and noticed that the sofa was on sale. Translation - the sofa in the color we wanted was being discontinued. We ending up taking advantage of the offer for free shipping, but we found out two days later (Black Friday) that they were also offering a 15% discount. We called customer service and they immediately obliged us. Not too shabby, huh?

As you can probably tell, she's a little longer than our Cooper sofa (and deeper). Yes, my friends, there are currently NINE pillows on this sofa and plenty more room to spare. It was definitely a good marriage of what Brandon and I wanted in our ide…

giving thanks

Okay, I know it's way too late for this, but I wanted to get this post in at least before the new year rolls around! Here's some highlights from our Thanksgiving spent with my amazing mommy who came down to help us host the holiday.

Aside from being the sous chef, I love coming up with a setting for the table. This year I was inspired by my co-worker Robin to use Honefoss mirrors with Fixa pads underneath as the centerpiece. The napkins are RE from Target (on clearance 4 for $2), the napkin rings are wedding gifts from Bed Bath and Beyond, and the candle holders are an assortment from CB2. I also sprinkled in some Glimma tea light holders.
Here's a close-up

Everyone knows I'm all about cheap, fresh flowers, so there were clusters of daisies all around courtesy of Kroger's manager's special.

15 daisies for 5 dollars... don't mind if I do!

Side note, can you believe that we had the flowers in our coffee table for 2 weeks prior to Thanksgiving? Yeah, me neit…