On the Weekend…

On the weekend…

We spent lots of time with one wonderful old friend, and a bunch of wonderful new friends.

We laughed until our tummies hurt.

We had two picnics in parks with the Daisy dog.

We visited our favourite shop.

We wandered about at the markets and found a dreamy (yellow!) vintage couch and 2 matching chairs (more on that soon!)

We bought an embroidered vintage apron that perfectly matches one of our tea towels (also yellow!)

We made pompoms.

We watched movies from our childhoods.

We ate pizza, mexican food, hot chips, raisin toast and macaroons (though not all at once!)

We (unsuccessfully) tried to make paper mache things using paper doilies and balloons.

We had breakfast for lunch at one of our favourite cafes.

We got a teensy bit sunburnt.

It was a good weekend. A really, really good weekend. Unfortunately we were so busy enjoying the moment and soaking up all that goodness, we barely picked up our camera. That’s ok though. Sometimes you have to take a step back from documenting life and just live it.

We hope you all had a wonderful weekend! What did you get up to?

Katie and Reuben x

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Katie and Reuben

About Katie and Reuben

We are a twenty-something couple persuing a simple, mindful, beautiful life. We like crafty thing making, yummy thing baking and picture taking.


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14 Responses to “On the Weekend…”

  1. Kelly February 20, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    nice brooch!! 😀

    • Katie
      Katie February 20, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

      Isn’t it just the cutest? The girl who makes them is just so crazy talented! 😉

  2. Kelly February 20, 2012 at 11:00 pm #

    oh and how great is bob boutique! super fun.

  3. Jenna February 21, 2012 at 3:26 am #

    Ahh you kids make me long for Summer in the worst kind of way!

  4. Lilea February 21, 2012 at 4:23 am #

    I can’t wait to hear about the couch and chairs!

  5. A Thrifty Mrs February 21, 2012 at 6:59 am #

    That sounds like a blissful weekend, I’m jealous. Really jealous!

  6. Jane @ Shady Baker February 21, 2012 at 11:29 am #

    Sounds lovely…that Ginger Beer looks perfect for a warm weekend 🙂

    • Katie
      Katie February 21, 2012 at 6:19 pm #

      Is there anything better than cold ginger beer on a hot day?! I don’t think so.

  7. jillian m. {coffee, light and sweet} February 24, 2012 at 12:12 am #

    It all sounds so wonderful (even the sunburns). I can’t wait for picnic weather! And sometimes, I find myself just wanting to be in the moment, as opposed to documenting it. It’s good for the soul.

    • Katie
      Katie February 28, 2012 at 10:56 pm #

      It really is good for the soul! Sometimes when we worry too much about documenting things for later, we miss the moment right now!

  8. write in tights February 25, 2012 at 2:18 pm #

    Aww, that is the sweetest picture of you. I love the sunshine!

    • Katie
      Katie February 28, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

      Oh, you are very, very kind!

  9. Inna February 26, 2012 at 8:18 am #

    Sounds totally lovely!
    And I agree, sometimes you just need to live life and forget about the camera for a while. 😉

  10. robbie. February 29, 2012 at 2:47 pm #

    i went thrifting this weekend! it was the most fun! it was so nice to walk away from work for a change.

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