December 11, 2013

An Evening out...Pier 1 and Starbucks

Last night the family and I each picked out one new ornament for our Christmas tree. We've made it a tradition to do this most every year. We planned to go to Pier 1 Imports, and I'm glad we did.

They usually have such an awesome selection, and this year did not disappoint. There were so many beautiful and adorable ornaments, I could have bought 10! My hubby picked out this cute little sock monkey....he is so adorable with his little scarf!

My oldest son Everest picked out this scruffy, copper glittered squirrel. I just love him! I was eyeing up this one as well!

I chose this adorable chubbsey little sparkley penguin! I love his scarf and candy cane.

My youngest son Easton, picked out this transparent, red bulb with a white shimmery swirl. It is soooo pretty! He had a really hard time choosing as well...but this is the one that first caught his he went for it.

After we purchased our ornaments, we stopped off at Starbucks for a nice hot beverage! It was freeeeezing cold last night.

I think it was in the high 20's and the wind was really blowing.....wind chill baby! So, it was pretty nice and cozy inside the land of Starbucks...not to mention how good it smells in there!

I hope Starbucks doesn't mind...but I went a little "Andy Warhol" on their logo....just for fun!

I'm glad we got to get out of the house for an was very nice!
Merry Christmas!


  1. Sounds like a fun's sooo hard to choose when picking from a big selection of ornaments! I get one each year from Ten Thousand Villages, for each of the kids, and I always wish I could take home a whole bunch! Merry Christmas to you and your family too!

    1. Hi Alica! It seems ornament shopping is a lot of people's favorite past times! I can remember my mom spending hours, (seemed like hours to me) at the department store looking at individual ornaments. As a kid I was so bored...haha!

  2. Thanks for sharing. What a great tradition. I love the ornaments. All of them are perfect.

    1. Bonnie...yes, I do love this tradition and one I hope my kids will have fond memories of when they get older!

  3. Adorable ornaments!! The ornaments on our tree are mostly snowmen. .I LOVE those. .and every year, I enjoy checking them each out!!

    1. Aw, I need to get me some snowmen ornaments. I'm just realizing I have 1 snowman ornament and it is one of those wooden cut outs you get at the craft son painted it years ago. I have some catching up to do to get to where you are! lol


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