Friday Highlights 5.19.17

Hello Friday!

With two full weeks of summer officially finished I can’t help but feel a little saddened and surprised. Summer is going to fly by so quickly. I just hate that. So much of the school year seems to drag and the days are so long. But as soon as summer arrives, thing go into warp speed. However, these past couple of weeks with my girls have been nothing short of magical. We are loving our summer break. So I guess we might as well live it up while it lasts!

Let’s take a look at this weeks Friday Five!



Under Contract!

That’s right, as of last weekend our house is officially under contract. We couldn’t be more excited friends. Everyone told us that our home would sell fast, but I was skeptical to believe them. I guess they were right?! After all, it IS a pretty great house  😀 . The offer came 11 days after it was listed and we are in the closing process now. We are very cautiously being optimistic that all will go well and that in the end this will end up being one of the least stressful parts of our big decision.

We are also SUPER excited about who is purchasing the home. It is a sweet young couple expecting their first baby. My girls are actually fighting over whose room they think the baby should get, lololol! We couldn’t ask for a better family to call this place home.


Mothers Day!

Y’all I had the best Mothers Day this year. We loaded up the bikes and drove about 45 minutes south to Northwest Arkansas where we spent the day. We ate a Pedalers Pub, a bicycle themed restaurant, and rode our bikes for over 9 miles on the trails. It was such a sweet day with my favorite people.

I went to bed with a huge smile on my face just feeling immensely blessed. 


Step Challenge

My blogging buddy Stephanie has been hosting a move with me challenge this May and goodness has it been challenging me to do exactly that.

Here is a look at my steps for the Month of May:

1st 10,545
2nd 9,081
3rd 12,620
4th 12,136
5th 12,786
6th 9,689
7th 10,736
Week one 77,593

8th 12,018
9th 13,801
10th 14,501
11th 13,380
12th 10,193
13th 9,113
14th 9,988
Week two total 82,994

I have definitely been staying busy and coming really close to my 10K goal every single day. 


Gilmore Girls

I did it! In just under 6 months I finished all of the episodes of the Gilmore Girls AND all of the A Year in the Life episodes too!

I always knew I would completely adore this show and I couldn’t have been any more correct. Also please, oh please, tell me there are more Netflix episodes on the way?!

I am pretty sure now that I need some Gilmore Girls paraphernalia now that I am a full-fledged fan.


Blog Highlights

This week on the blog I shared…

May’s $10 at Target challenge
Our 2017 end of the school year photos
Chalkboard Love, some of my 2017 boards.

Have a great weekend friends!
We’ll see you back here on Monday!

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Friday Linkups

  • Heather Bramlett

    I sure hope more Netflix episodes are coming bc “oh my goodness “!

    It’s our first day of summer break but I know it will fly!

    Way to go with all your steps.

    • IKR?!?! That was just mean. Hope you are loving your summer break. Summer Mondays are always so much better.

  • Lizzie Simantz

    Ahhhh CONGRATS on being under contract!! Hoping that all goes well!! Your Mother’s Day sounds perfect! Happy weekend! xo

    • Thank you so much friend. We are really hoping and praying it does.

  • Jessica

    Yay for being under contract!! I know how great that feels and pray all goes well. I need to share my steps too!! Looks like a great Mother’s Day! Have a great weekend!

    • Thank you so much Jess. We are really hoping and praying that it all works out okay too.

  • Happy Friday! Woohoo for being under contract. How exciting. Mother’s Day sounds great! Happy Friday!

  • Girl, I can completely relate to what you said about summer break weeks flying by! This week zoomed at warp speed here for sure! I’m so with you on living it up with our girls while it lasts! 😉 I couldn’t be any more excited for you with this GREAT news on your house! Such added sweetness that you’re so happy about the family moving in! How awesome is that?! Your Mother’s Day sounded like absolute perfection!! Now I only wish we lived near enough to come pedal out with you guys to that awesome sounding bicycle themed restaurant! How fun! Hope the coming weekend is every bit as wonderful for your sweet family! xo

    • It was just the best time. I could totally see you and your sweet family going on an adventure like that. Thanks for the excitement. It all feels so crazy and fast which usually makes me a bit nervous.

  • Oooo, congratulations on your house! That’s so exciting. I hope everything goes smoothly!
    I’m glad you had a great Mother’s Day and I love that you loved Gilmore Girls so much. It’s one of my all time favorites! I hope you have a great weekend!

    • Thank you so much it really seems like everything is falling into place… which tends to make me nervous, lol.

  • So jealous and glad that your house is under contract so quickly! It was clearly meant to be.

    • It is crazy, right?! 11 days!!! Nobody can really plan for that.

  • Girl, what a GREAT week you’ve had!! I am so happy that everything is going so well for you right now! I think you need to celebrate with a Gilmore Girls t-shirt! Haha. Have the best weekend, Beth!

    • Baha ha ha! Maybe I will! I think that is a fine idea.

  • That sounds like the perfect Mother’s Day! So excited about the house being under contract!

  • Whitney Jordan

    What an awesome week!! That’s so great to hear about your house being under contract. Definitely an answer to prayer. You’re killing it with your step goals so far and I’m curious which leading man on Gilmore Girls gets your vote for Rory?? My vote goes to Team Logan 🙂

    • Team Logan all the way. Although I must admit a mature Jess is pretty hard to resist… but we didn’t get to see very much of that side of him, did we?! Thank you so much!

  • Such good news about your house contract!!! Talk about a reason to celebrate!

    • Yes indeed! We were shocked and SO happy.

  • Congrats on selling your house! I am watching Gilmore Girls for the first time and I’m loving it. I think I’m on the 4th Season?!

    • This was my first time watching it too, and probably not my last. I really, really loved it.

  • Congrats on the house! Yay! I love the Mother’s Day pictures and it sounds like so much fun. I’ve been working on getting lots of steps too!

    • Thank you so much. This challenge has definitely motivated me to get moving.

  • WOOHOO!!! Congrats on your house being under contract!

  • I knew your home would sale quick. It’s such a gem!

  • So exciting to have a contract! I can just see that couple sitting on your porch rocking their new baby. Sounds like your mother’s day was tops. I just love days like that and they do not come often enough around here.

    • Aaaahhhhhh!!!! That is just the sweetest thought, right?!

      Mothers day was amazing. I could go for a repeat for sure!

  • Under contract? (sorry, I am playing catch-up) WAHOOOOOO! Praying it goes through. Keep me updated, friend. I think this would be the perfect home for that couple and their new baby. I am so glad you had a great Mother’s day. Sounds like a fun time! I am tired just thinking about you guys biking for 9 miles on trails, though! Adorable pictures!! I fell off the Gilmore Girls train because….time! But I can’t wait to sit down and finish it.

    • I totally get you on the time thing. I am SO glad I wrapped it up before all the house stuff goes crazy. Oh friend. Please just keep praying for me. I had a total freak out panic attack tonight over all of it. What if, what if, what if. If I let me guard down for even just a second. The lies and doubts creep in and I TOTALLY forget that God is on the throne. He has a plan, a good one. And EVERYTHING WILL glorify him.

      Shwoo… I needed to get that out.