Friday Favorites 12.15.11

Hello Friday!
Hello almost Christmas break!

The past week has been busy, busy, busy and loaded with school work. You see, I goofed up. When I was making our schedule, months ago, I didn’t stop to think about how getting out a few days before Christmas might be enjoyable #duh. I had us working all the way through to the last-minute. Most schools around here dismiss on the 20th!!!

In order to “right my wrong” we have been doing school work the past two Fridays. Typically we are at co-op on Friday mornings but due to Christmas break, our schedule was free. I had hoped to spend that time having lazy Friday mornings… but that is NOT the case. However, it will be worth it all come Tuesday afternoon when we finish for the year!

20 weeks of school almost complete, 16 left to go!!!

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

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Friday Highlights 12.8.11

Hello Friday!

What a week friends. This week I spent most of my days lying in bed feeling a bit under the weather. I got smacked in the face with a cold on Saturday morning. Yes, again. That marked cold #2 within one month and I was feeling all of the emotions. From sadness all the way to rage, I couldn’t believe that I was sick… again. The good news is that cold #2 was much shorter lived than cold #1 and I am already feeling mostly recovered. The bad news is that Emily started sniffling and running a fever around noon yesterday. *Big sigh*

This year seems to be one full of sickness, it is everywhere friends. I pray and hope your home has been a bit healthier than mine has the past few weeks. 

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

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Friday Favorites 7.21.17

 Hello Friday!

And just like that, another week of summer fun is over. This past week has been an exhausting and full week. I feel like it went by faster than any other summer week has so far. After a long weekend from the 4th, and Russ being away for business the following week, I thought this one would drag on forever. Nope! It flew by with friend time, gym time, pool time, and progress on the land. I’ll have a whole post up about the new place next week!

For now, let’s take a look at this weeks favorites.

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Friday Favorites 3.17.17

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Hello Friday!

I’m not going to lie, this week was rough. Like ROUGH. I was grumpy, moody, impatient, and I felt invisible. I’m honestly not sure which came first, but I do know that I did not like it. However, I also know that weeks like these happen to all of us. Life is not always rainbows and unicorns and that is okay.

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

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Rewind Friday V5, Favorite Fall Posts

Welcome back to another month of Rewind Friday!

First of all I have to say that I can’t believe October starts tomorrow. Seriously?! The last three months of the year are always my favorites and it seems crazy that fall is in full swing now. History says we are going to blink 3 times and suddenly we’ll be choosing words and posting resolution or goals. As much as I’m ready, I’m just not ready. Anyone else? 

In the spirit of all things fall I decided to make that this months rewind theme. I know I already did a post on my favorite things about fall, I shared our fall bucket list, and earlier this week I announced the ‘All Things Pumpkin’ link up. But in true #basic fashion, I don’t believe excess fall is possible. 

Rewind 1   

Dutch Apple Pie Bread {Recipe}

I created this recipe last fall when I was up to my eye balls in apples. I love that it is a little healthier than a lot of sweet bread recipes you’ll find.

Rewind 2

The Ghost of Halloween Past

Last year I put together a post featuring 8 years of Halloween photos. I kind of want to do it again, but I should probably wait a few more years so it doesn’t feel like an exact repeat. You can see everything from newlyweds in 2007, first Halloweens, and Emily’s repetitious Minnie costumes.

Rewind 3

Fall Bucket List 2014: Corn Maze

This was year #2 at Pathways Corn Maze. It is a family tradition that goes back to my pre-blogging days. The girls are super excited to make their 4th trip out there tomorrow and the weather is looking to be perfect. 

Rewind 4

Family Photos 2015

When I think fall, I think family photos. Out of all the family photos we have had taken this set was my favorite. It’s just too bad my photographer moved to Colorado late this summer. Maybe Anna and I can get a little more serious on figuring out how to nail this family photo thing ourselves.

Rewind 5

Guest Posting: 3 Fun Fall Busy Bags

Forever ago when I moon-lighted as a blog contributor I put together a post featuring 3 fall themed super easy busy bag ideas. Sometimes I miss the days when my girls LOVED busy bags.

Rewind Friday

Meet the hosts!
Beth // Our Pretty Little Girls
Meghan // The Adventure Starts Here
Stephanie // Wife Mommy Me
Whitney // Work It Mommy

Last months most popular post was this one!


Congratulations to Julianna on being this August’s most popular post!

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

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Friday Highlights, V36

Hello Friday!

Happy Fri-Yay friends!

A typical Friday post around here consists of little things that didn’t end up with a blog post of their own, blog highlights, announcements, and random thoughts from the weird corners of my mind. But today I am breaking away from the normal to share five things that I’m loving right now. 

Five things I love


Floral baseball tee’s

Floral shirt

I recently purchased this shirt with a gift card I won and I am in love. The colors and style are so perfect for fall. I might end up living in this shirt so if you see it on me a lot, don’t be surprised. 


Amazon Prime

Every time I have a free trial of Amazon Prime I can’t get enough of the convenience. Confession: every single email address I use has an amazon account just so I could have a Prime trial. However, when it comes to paying the $99 for the year, I just don’t want to do it. Anyone else?! 


We have yet to really figure out the Prime movies and Prime music. Maybe if I did I would be convinced to go for it. I have a love hate relationship with Netflix and Prime might be a better choice?

Thoughts? Opinions?
I am pretty much begging to be convinced. 


My work space


I know I already wrote an entire post on my work space but when thinking of things that I love, it still was high on my list. I can’t even tell you how much having this little area has meant to me and my productivity. Spending time there is the great and my girls love having me so close during our school days. If you have been thinking about creating a work space to call your own here is some encouragement to do it! Whether it’s a full office or just a little corner like I have, go for it!


Children’s Place Jeans

Having very tall, very skinny girls has proved to be problematic in the shopping department. They need one size for length but an entirely different size for the waist. Thank God for Children’s Place! Their jeans have the pull tabs that I have loved for year, plus they carry slims online making jeans for my girls a reality. Without them I fear we may be stuck in leggings forever. Which really wouldn’t be such a bad thing I suppose.


It’s also my favorite place to buy headbands too.


My diffuser


With fall upon us and the return of germs everywhere I plan to keep thieves in the diffuser for the next 6 months #kiddingnotkidding. I picked up this diffuser last fall after debating on getting one for months and I am still happy I did. It is affordable and perfect for the part of the house that we spend the most time in.

Do you use essential oils?

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

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