a grateful heart | olive june

a grateful heart

 my heart is grateful for:
-a weekend at home. i was out and about a lot and had several things to do/a few plans, but overall, it was our first 'staycation' in a long time. it was nice to spend time with mr. monaco and to be productive at home. the next few weekends will be busy so some time at home was nice.
- saturday morning we enjoyed a latte and a tea at a super cute coffee bar in 7th street market uptown called, not just coffee. we talked and watched them make drinks ... so much love and care put into each one. we plan to go back every weekend that we get the chance! this is the same place where the sip + shop was held... the atmosphere was different on saturday {much calmer} but just as lovely.
- i get to see my sister and her husband in just four sleeps... my heart is exploding with excitement.
- thank you all so much for the love about our new outdoor space... last night we grilled out and enjoyed jalapeno burgers, corn on the cob, and fresh watermelon. we are loving it! 
- white/neutral nail polish
- blankets ... anyone else a huge blanket girl? my parent's house is full of them and i always found their home so cozy. i find myself doing the same... filling willow with blankets- in almost every corner. you will never find me on the couch without a blanket! 
- two more mondays of school for the year
- lastly, the end of an era as we watched the last episode of mad men last night... mr. monaco and i only have two shows that we watch together {parenthood and mad men} and so it was bittersweet. while we were wedding planning in 2012/2013, we used to take breaks and cuddle up to an episode {which often turned into four or five.} we both fell in love with everything about it. did you watch? i will miss the clothes, peggy, don draper {esp. you} ... i feel like it brought us all into a monumental and slightly hidden time in american history... a time we are all very nostalgic about and i adored it. 
 what are you grateful for this week?

Grateful Heart w/ Ember Grey
hope your weekend went well!
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  1. Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend! Staycations are sometimes the best :) I love blankets too, they just make a space so cozy. Love that you're sharing the things you are grateful for! That's something we should all do more often!

  2. I love the way you described the coffee process:) Also, I have blankets everywhere too! <3

  3. I just recently started watching Mad Men...but I LOVE it! Sounds like a dreamy weekend...the best kind, in my opinion!

  4. Sounds like a relaxing weekend. We all need some of those. Im grateful for a powerful word given by my Pastor last night. Right on point.

  5. What a good weekend. Today I'm grateful that my husband got back from his trip safely! I've missed him! :)

  6. I'm the same with blankets! You can never have too many!

  7. Love this :) This week, I am grateful for the fact that there is not a cloud in the sky today!! It's really cheering me up! ;)

  8. Blankets are a must and I love neutral nail polish too!

  9. It's so important to always be grateful, for even the small things. I believe the more grateful one is, the more blessings will come your way when you need it. Have a great week!

  10. I love throw blankets. Even when I'm at someone's house I like to curl up on their couch with one!

  11. I love your positive attitude - even the small things make life a gift.

  12. That's a beautiful post. I'm in love with throw pillows too. i feel bad but I never watched a single mad men episode.. better get on with that now that it's over, huh?

  13. Sounds like an awesome weekend! I love blankets too. My boyfriend doesn't understand why I can't quit buying them, but I like to have lots of options for being cozy!

  14. accent pillows, throw pillows, we have a fascination with them, don't we? And I love a good throw blanket.

  15. Sounds like you really do have so much to be grateful for! Gotta love fresh lattes <3 Cheers to being thankful people!