Friday Highlights 2016 V12

Hello Good Friday!

This week has been a bit unusual since it seems the whole world has been on spring break, except for us. Don’t feel too sorry for us though we have been squeezing things into half days this week and our school days are numbered. We’ll start wrapping up subjects the last week of April and have everything done by May 4th. I know it seems crazy to some but when you start school on August 10th and don’t take a gillion days off  you pack 36 weeks in faster than others. Plus I already have some summer school plans lined out too. I don’t let those girls slack one bit ;). 

{One} Blog Highlights

Friday 3.25
This week on the blog I shared…
A fun new cereal cookie recipe I created.
What I picked up for this months $10 @ Target.
What my life’s soundtrack would be.
How I fight against depression.
Another round of the guy behind the blog.

{Two} Holy Week

I have never celebrated Holy Week with the girls, but we have had a blast this week.
It all started on Palm Sunday with making our own palm leaves.

We baked bread, decorated an Easter tree, went on a scavenger hunt and so many other fun activities all focused on the real reason we celebrate Easter.

I now regret not sharing this resource with you earlier, but here is what we have been doing if you want to save or pin for future years. 

{Three} Easter Style

I didn’t grab anything new for myself this year but the girls have new Easter dresses that they are pretty excited about. 

M Dress

Marissa was pretty dead set on this dress.
Girlfriend has good taste if you ask me, I’d totally wear it too.

E Dress
Emily opted to try several on and finally decided on this.
It is much more pastel in person. 

Who knows maybe I’ll pick something up for myself at the last minute. 

{Four} #GloriousMotherhood

Motherhood is glorious isn’t it?
From the good to the not so great we can look for and find glory in every part.

Some of my dearest blogging friends and I came up with a way to connect to and interact with other mamma’s on Instagram. The whole idea is to have a hashtag that encourages moms and unites us all.

We would love to have you join us and tag any of your photos that apply.
There will also be a question the first Monday of the month too!

{Five} Happy Easter

The only holiday I love more than Christmas is Easter. 

He is Risen

I hope and pray you have a wonderful weekend celebrating Christs victorious defeat over death with your loved ones. 

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

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  • Meghan Flinn

    I love all your Easter activities! Noah got a construction paper palm at school yesterday’s chapel :). Have a wonderful weekend!

    • Thanks Meghan, it was so good But went by way to fast :(.

  • Jessica

    Yay for Easter fun! Love love the girls dresses. I’d totally wear marissa’s too. I’m very interested in the hashtag, etc you talked about. Can’t wait to hear more. Have an amazing weekend lady. Happy Easter to you and yours.

    • Isn’t it SO cute! Definitely keep an eye out for the hashtag, it should be a lot of fun. I hope you had a great weekend.

  • Cat @

    I love the girls’ dresses! And I will have to check out that #gloriousmotherhood hastag on Instagram. Thanks for sharing and have a great Easter weekend!

    • Definitely keep and eye out for it, it should be so much fun. I hope your weekend was awesome.

  • I’ll have to watch for that hashtag on Insta. Have a great Easter weekend!

    • Please do! I hope you had a great weekend.

  • I love the dresses!

  • Such fashion forward dresses. Have a wonderful weekend. (and totally jealous of a may 4th end of school)

    • Marissas was so, SO cute. I just wish that it had been a warm day :(. I am SO ready for school to be over. We’ve been cramming away with no real breaks (except Christmas) since August.

  • I loved your depression post and could totally relate. So many of your triggers are mine as well. I can’t wait for spring to get here! Just having more sunshine thanks to Daylight Savings has been a huge boon for me! Have a great Easter weekend! 🙂

    • Thank you Jess! I am SO ready for some more sunshine too and agree longer days have really been a huge help.

  • Such cute dresses! Happy Easter!!

  • Happy Easter! I just realized your blog wasn’t showing up in my feely! I think I fixed it!


    • Yeah my RSS feed changed with the switch :(. I hope you had a great Easter!

  • I hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend, my friend! XOXO

  • Following you on IG now, Love the idea of that hashtag! Those dresses are just adorable. One of the many reasons I love having girls 😉 Have a great Easter!

    • Wahoo! I think it should be a lot of fun. Having girls is SUCH a blast!

  • Whitney Jordan

    Cute Easter dresses!! Hope you have a great weekend with you fam 🙂

    • Thank you so much Whitney. I hope yours was really great too.

  • Desiree @ Macke Monologues

    I absolutely love that you celebrated during Holy Week.
    The girls’ dresses are SO fitting for their personalities! Before I even read which belonged to whom, I totally knew what girl opted for each dress. 🙂
    Easter is truly the best of them all. Without fail, every year, Easter Mass brings tears to my eyes.
    I hope you and your family had the most blessed Easter!

    • It was so fun. We will DEFINITELY be doing it again next year. Those girls, I know I am totally partial but I can’t even believe how lucky I am to have been given the ones I was :). Thank you, we definitely did.