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Weekend Wrap-Up

weekend wrap-up + snapped.

Happy Monday, glitter girls!

We hope you had a fantastic few days off. We were up to all sorts of things…live music, cooking, spa time, THE OSCARS. Here’s our weekend in pics.

L:

Weekend Collage
fur coat + pearls on friday night // enjoyed a cocktail at Locos // fresh kiwi saturday morning // my rain boots got a workout // sweet macaroni necklace // 25 years of Locos // home styling on saturday // grilled cheese // goat cheese tarts

J:

Weekend Collage2
friday night jewels //photo booth fun // woodward academy alumni big chill // country night at the tavern // sunday at the ivy // #armparty // mandarin oriental spa // fresh face // off to the gym

Our friend Corinna rocked a mint necklace from Dish with a Tibi dress Saturday night. LOVE. Thanks for the snap!

Mint Necklace
we heart the ikat print on this tibi dress.

What were yall up to this weekend? Tweet us @glitter_blog_xo!

XO

L+J

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weekend wrap-up + glitter girl: reagan daly.

Happy Monday, glitter girls!

J and I had a busy weekend prepping for our trip to Vegas for the MAGIC tradeshow on Tuesday. In addition to our weekend wrap-up, we thought we’d start the week off with our first Glitter Girl feature. First, a few pics from the weekend.

Weekend Collage1
homemade turkey sausage and egg sandwiches // not happy about the rain on saturday // mimosas made it better // snatched this coral pillow from target
Weekend collage
comedy club date night // valentine’s day goodies // romes got cozy // updated my white denim for VEGAS

Now, for our very first Glitter Girl.

Once a week-ish, we plan to highlight one of our favorite friends/readers/fellow Glitter Girls with a pic and a brief questionnaire. We’ll feature girls who are living in interesting places (from Atlanta to Alaska) and doing interesting things (from stylish stay-at-home moms to corporate ladder-climbers). We hope you enjoy getting to know The Glitter Life community!

Reagan Daly is the advertising manager of Savannah Media, LLC, which houses Connect Savannah and the Savannah Pennysaver. Reagan is a loyal Social and Dish shopper and we absolutely love her style. She is also the wife of a fabulous man (her words!) and mom to an amazing six year old son.

1. What item or accessory do you wear the most?  My liquid metal Sergio Gutierrez bracelet. Love it! 

2. What are your three favorite stores (for ANYTHING, online or bricks-and-mortar)?  Social & Dish in Statesboro, Georgia (told you!) and Taz in Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

3. Fill in the blank. You would die if anyone followed me on Twitter.  (I’m not a big Tweeter.)

4. Your last meal. What is it?  Club Sandwich with EXTRA mayo. Yum! 

5. What’s your guilty pleasure?  Playing the 80’s throwback (90’s comeback) channel on Pandora extra loud and dancing around my house.

Reagan Daly
Reagan Daly, advertising guru.

Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend! We’ll share our packing strategy for a whirlwind 30-hour trip to Vegas tomorrow.

XO

L+J

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weekend wrap up: charleston.

Happy Wednesday, glitter girls!

A few months ago, my Atlanta girlfriends and I decided we were long overdue for a road-trip.  We decided on Charleston: there’s brunch, shopping and scenery with zero requisite sunless tanning and/or bikini prep. Plus, it’s only a 5 hour drive from Atlanta. Why not? We needed to get away!

This past weekend, we stayed at the brand-new (only seventeen days old when we checked in) Holiday Inn on Meeting Street. Highly recommend. We spent a good bit of time at the hotel bar/restaurant (shocker) called The Meeting Room. Huge thanks to manager, Kevin aka Kev, for taking care of us.

The Meeting Room: Holiday Inn Downtown Charleston
the meeting room: holiday inn downtown charleston.
The Meeting Room: Holiday Inn Downtown Charleston
awaiting the fireball…

On Saturday morning, we drug ourselves out of bed for brunch at Toast of Charleston. They had us at bottomless mimosas. The food and service were also great.

Toast of Charleston.
toast of charleston.
cheers, ladies!
cheers, ladies!

Saturday night we ventured to Blossom for dinner. Superb service, great ambiance and delicious food. After dinner, we walked to Pearlz (not a typo) for oyster shooters. Don’t knock it til’ you try it…

down the hatch...
down the hatch…
hanging at Pearlz...
hanging at Pearlz…

Needless to say, lots of laughs and good times were had by all. Looking forward to where the road takes us next time!

Any places you would suggest for a girls weekend? Tweet us! @glitter_blog_xo

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P.S. I did manage to shop a little between cocktails. Here’s a little gem I picked up at Old Road Mercantile on King Street.

oh la la...
ooh la la…
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weekend wrap-up: photo shoot + super bowl.

Hi hi hi… Happy Monday!

What a weekend! Busy as usual. Here’s a look at what we were up to:

J’s Weekend: J jetted to Lake Wales, FL on Saturday for a Warrior Dash mud run with her boss (and witnessed a proposal!), did a little shopping, and watched the BIG GAME at her fave watering hole, The Ivy.

Warrior Dash Proposal
she said yes! mud and all…
Lush Cosmetics
after hearing so many good things about Lush, I decided to pick up a few items! stay tuned for reviews…
The Ivy
my sunday really wouldn’t be complete without a mani at The Ivy. {Essie Fiji (my fave) and Good to Go top coat}
J + J
hi from J and Jay! i’ve basically lived in this chambray/mint combo lately…

L’s Weekend: Whew. On the work front, L styled a “Bond Girl” photo shoot for the Statesboro Chamber of Commerce on Thursday and spent all day Friday and Saturday participating in a semi-annual warehouse sale with Threads, another cute Statesboro boutique. In the nightlife department, L and Joe pretty much spent the weekend at their family’s restaurant, Locos Grill & Pub. Between live music Friday and Saturday nights and the Super Bowl on Sunday, Locos was hopping. L’s mom was in town, and (as usual) brought lots of goodies.

Bond Girl Photo Shoot
my beautiful friends Niki and Valerie doing their best “blue steel” for the camera.
Yurman Necklaces
after months of wearing my jumble of pearls, i switched it up friday night with these old-school David Yurman necklaces.
Locos Grill & Pub
locos had standing room only for Brent Stephens and company friday night.
Pimiento Cheese
an hour before our super bowl party, i realized i had forgotten to thaw the puff pastry for the cheese twists (grrrrrr). i went with plan b: pimiento cheese and pumpernickle rounds.
Fries + Ranch
french fries + ranch = recovering after three nights on the town. please don’t tell anyone i ate this.
Amaryllis
my mom brought me this beautiful “Dancing Queen” amaryllis. it bloomed last night!

Did you guys do anything fun this weekend? Super Bowl parties? Tweet us pics! @glitter_life_xo

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J+L

PS: You still have 3 days to enter our Shabby Apple Giveaway!

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weekend wrap-up: bulldog 100 + spring mani

Happy Monday, glitter girls!

WOW, what a great weekend. Shop Social Dish was honored at the Bulldog 100 event as one of the top ten fastest growing businesses started by a University of Georgia graduate. L and Joe (and L’s parents) spent a fantastic night at the awards dinner in Atlanta. J had family obligations but was there in spirit. L participated in a Strategy Cafe roundtable with the other honorees – what an awesome networking opportunity.

Thank you to all of our fantastic friends and customers (and those of you who are BOTH) who have made Social and Dish boutiques a success. We have big plans for 2013, and we can’t wait to share them with you on The Glitter Life.

Wine + Cheese
L’s sweet friend Mika sent over a bottle of wine and a cheese plate. a girl after our own hearts!
Print Blouse + Pajama Pants
the dress-code for the “Strategy Cafe” roundtable before the dinner stumped us. L settled on a printed blouse, cropped lounge pants, and heels. blouse: H&M (no longer available). pants: bcbgeneration (call Social at 912.681.4008). belt: Dish (no longer available).
Blazer + Dress
view of the atlanta skyline from our room (and more importantly, L’s outfit for the dinner). dress: bcbgeneration (no longer available). blazer, necklace and pumps: Shop Social Dish.
Bulldog 100
L + Joe.

J was a little under the weather this weekend. Time was spent time resting, snuggling with Jay’s niece and nephews, and updating her mani.

Survival Kit
with jay out of town and J on her death bed friday, J’s friend Kati brought her this amazing survival kit. SO thoughtful of her!
Ellery Smiles
ellery was super excited for Saturday cartoons!
Essie Fiji
dreaming of spring with this essie ‘Fiji’ mani and mint jeans available at shopsocialdish.com!

PS: L opened the January issue of Jezebel magazine to find a familiar face!

j snapped at the C. Wonder VIP shopping event. image: Jezebel magazine.
j (far left) snapped at the C. Wonder VIP shopping event. image: Jezebel magazine.

What did you get into this weekend, glitter girls? Tweet us at @glitter_blog_xo!

XO

L+J

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weekend wrap-up.

Happy Monday, glitter girls!

We don’t know about y’all, but we had a great weekend (except for the Falcons loss). Here’s what we did, in pics.

L’s Weekend:

Curling Iron
i spent an embarrassing amount of time trying to curl my hair. i’ll report soon on the best and worst YouTube tutorials.
i left my beloved navy blazer in atlanta last weekend. we were reunited friday night.
left my beloved navy blazer in atlanta last weekend. we were reunited friday night.
Dish Renovation
joe spent his saturday afternoon doing a little work at dish. #teamplayer
Locos Beer + Wine
joe and i caught the falcons game with friends at locos on sunday.
Falcons Mani
as promised, a falcons mani…not my finest work. i chewed the tips off during the game, anyway.

J’s Weekend:

After trying to catch a movie at Phipps Plaza with everyone else in Atlanta, we ended up at Fork &Screen. Love it!
after trying to catch a movie at Phipps Plaza with everyone else in Atlanta, we ended up at Fork & Screen. love it!
Tailgating
jay and i tailgated at The Georgia Dome before the NFC Championship game.
Zac Brown Band
the Zac Brown Band, georgia boys, singing the national anthem.
Falcons Fans
trying to get to our car after the game with a few of our closest friends…

What did y’all get into this weekend? Tweet us your pics @glitter_blog_xo!

L+J

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weekend wrap-up.

Happy Monday, ladies!

We are back to the grind after a weekend that passed entirely too quickly (as usual). J celebrated her boyfriend Jay’s birthday with a fun dinner complete with photo cake at Kobe Steaks Japanese Restaurant. L had a marathon Saturday afternoon in her office (New Year’s resolutions, we hate you) followed by dinner with Joe and live music at Locos, her family’s restaurant.

Jay Birthday
Happy Birthday, Jay! (yes, that’s skee ball in the background.)
Photo Cake
a birthday at Kobe isn’t complete without a photo cake.
Jay Photo Cake
mmmm!
Neon Outfit
neon + neon + navy for saturday night.
Tuna Tartare
tuna tartare at Emma’s, my favorite meal in Statesboro…
Locos Grill & Pub
…followed by live music at Locos, the best live music venue in town!

Hope you all had a great weekend–tweet us your pics at @glitter_blog_xo. Look for a few posts on fashion and interiors this week…plus a Glitter reunion when we meet up for a buying trip for Social and Dish!

XO

J+L

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holiday wrap up.

Hi Hi Hi!

WOW! What a whirlwind the end of December was. We still managed to have a blast despite the hustle and bustle. Let’s recap with some of our pics.

Ellery lipstick
ellery trying out her “lipits” from uncle jay and jennifer!
Ciate Caviar Manicure
J’s Ciate Caviar Manicure.
J Augusta
J the day after Christmas brunch with her parents in Augusta.
Champagne
New Years Eve EVE!
Reynolds Plantation
Our NYE table at Reynolds Plantation Lake Oconee.
J New Years Eve
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Photo Booth
L’s family kicked off the week with their annual Christmas Eve EVE party. thanks to Kate for creating the photo booth!
Wrapping Paper
christmas eve at social was total chaos. thanks to all our last minute shoppers!
Mantle
l’s mantle…we love nutcrackers! but how do you make stockings hang straight?
Baby Joe
baby joe was tired after opening gifts. SO TIRED.
after a hectic week, joe and l enjoyed the fire pit at home for NYE.
after a hectic week, joe and l enjoyed the fire pit at home for NYE.

Hope your holiday festivities were wonderful. We’re looking forward to what 2013 holds for us. Tweet us your holiday pics @glitter_blog_xo!

XO

J+L

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weekend wrap-up.

Happy Monday, glitter girls!

It was a busy busy weekend for these glitter girls. Holiday parties GALORE, birthday party, shopping…’tis the season!

J: This weekend was Jay’s nieces 3rd birthday party (her actual birthday is Friday). This came complete with farm animals and tons of gifts. She’s such a sweet princess and loved every minute. On Sunday, I accompanied my friend Kati to her holiday party at the W Downtown Atlanta. Love spending time with an old college friend!

Birthday Party
the kids were obsessed with all of the fun animals!
Ellery Birthday
that smile says it all.
Kati/Jennifer
the party before the party.

L: Joe and I were lucky to have a few party invites Friday night–it was nice to spend time with so many good friends. On Saturday morning, we had brunch at a restaurant Joe has been dying to try, Tortuga’s Grille, in Thunderbolt near Savannah. Best shrimp fritters ever, y’all.

Party Hopping Outfit
dressed to party hop in a bright sweater and leather shorts.
Mimosa
we sat outside, in the parking lot. it was worth it.
Shrimp Fritters
it took us two seconds to eat these delicious shrimp fritters.

We’d be lying if we said that this holiday season feels super duper festive right now. Friday’s school shooting as well as things that have affected each of us personally have taken some of the glitter out of this time of year. If you’re struggling to get into the holiday spirit, it’s okay to regret that party invite and stay in. For some of us, going through the motions is important–it makes us feel normal. Others need more quiet time. So however you choose to deal with everything, remember that there  is MUCH to celebrate!

To donate to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund click here.

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J+L

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