Weekend Rewind

Well, as this photo summary shows, I spent the entire weekend doing projects in the yard.  We're hosting a Cinco De Mayo celebration next weekend, so spring cleaning was in full swing.  The patio is looking fab, but I am most proud of the side table makeover in the bottom right photo.  I was going to do a before and after, but I realized that I didn't take a before shot.  Whoops.  I think I bought that table off the street 7 years ago, then crudely sanded it and painted it white.  It was chipping and begging for a makeover to make it gel with the rest of the new living room.   Very happy with all the accomplishments of the weekend.  


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Weekend Rewind

What a great weekend, it had a little of everything, friends, food, tidying, projects and sports. 

I took my second Remember Forever photography workshop in Central Park, Macro Photography.  It was a more concentrated class, and I got to practice some of the concepts I learned last weekend in "Love Your Camera, Love Your Photos."  The class was great, with only three students, so a ton of one-on-one time and we got some fantastic photos around Columbus Circle.  

The productivity continued with a lot of label-making.  Turns out I have about 40 storage boxes and  drawers around the apartment that need to be labeled!  I also started a new sewing project for a friend's wedding using some impulse printed jersey I bought a few months back and some leather I had hanging around. Saturday night we visited our friends for game night and tried out a new game, Sour Apples to Apples.  And we ended our weekend with a softball win on a field in upper Manhattan with an unbeatable view of the sunsetting over the Hudson River.  


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Weekend Rewind

As usual with my weekends, it was more productive than relaxing, but either way, it was a great weekend.  

One of my new years resolutions was to take a photography class and a while back I bought a Living Social deal for two workshops from Remember Forever.  Saturday I took my first, the intro class, "Love Your Camera, Love Your Photos."  I cannot say enough good things about the class, I have had my camera for two years and taken a lot of photos and played with a lot of buttons, but I never knew what I was doing.  We were lucky enough to have the owner, talented travel photographer, Luke Ballard, as our instructor.  He packed so much information into the three hour class.  I left knowing how to actually use my camera and inspired to start practicing.  Saturday was exciting for Maggie too, she got a haircut.  

The updates around the apartment continue.  Saturday we installed the new light fixture that I picked up at Ikea last week.  And Sunday, I made a Home Depot run and picked up as many flowers as I could carry to start brightening up the patio.  Also in the name of brightening the patio, I strung the cafe lights  from our wedding ceremony.  Finally, we ended the weekend with the first alfresco dinner under the newly hung lights.  


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