Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday Favorites {1.12.18}

Happy Friday friends! This week wasn't as rough as I thought it would be getting back into the swing of things. The kids have been really happy being back at school so that's always a plus!

Meanwhile, I'm sure all teachers are like this

Image result for week after winter break

Let's dive into my favorites of the week!!


You guys, I found my rings! They were sitting on top of the bookshelf in the playroom mixed in with a few books - I feel so silly for not seeing them there but I think I was so focused on looking at the most random places a 3yr old would place them that I wasn't even thinking!!

I was so happy to have found them but they were gone for so long that it got me looking at other rings. I have always loved my engagement ring but lately I'm more drawn to a round stone rather than princess cut. Since it's our 10yr this year we are thinking of possibly just changing my setting a little or a new ring (nothing crazy just a little different) that being said, I could never part with my e-ring if we do go that route so I was thinking I would take the diamonds and turn them into rings for my girls. I would love to give them something meaningful like that but it would probably have to be when they are much, much older, like 16!

Anyway - these are just thoughts floating around in my head but for now I'm so happy to have found them!!

{TWO} -  Girl Chat 2018

Yep, Girl Chat will be back for 2018!! I'm super excited for this link up this year - below is our graphic and also a graphic which lists out the topics. We will be hosting this link up on the 3rd Thursday of each month and I really plan to be better about reminding people of it.

{THREE} - Monthly Spending Envelope System

I shared a monthly spending envelope system earlier in the week and I'm so happy to hear you all thought it was a great idea! If you missed it, you can read all about it here


{FOUR} - New Shoes

The hubby got me these for Christmas and I love them! I haven't worn them yet because we've had snow and slush on the ground since Christmas but I can't wait to break these babies out!


{FIVE} - Healthy Recipe

I'm on a healthy kick and I saw the video for these on FB and they look DELISH!! I plan on making these soon!!

use a tablespoon, or more if needed, of coconut flour, instead of cornstarch...... cornstarch is high carb

I'm off to get our weekend started! It will be filled with friend time, dance class, basketball game and ALL 3 KIDS are sleeping at Grandma's tomorrow!! This is a first so Rick and I have plans to go out and then probably go to bed by 9 without any interruptions! 

See you all back here Monday!

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  1. Sweet hubs..Gazelle Adidas are the best and YES!!! You found your rings, I am so glad, that is a horrible feeling, been there! Have a sweet weed beautiful mama!

  2. Adidas shoes were the first thing I ever saved up my own money to go and buy. My dad took me and I checked out and hadn't taken into consideration the tax. It was a good lesson in saving for what you want and TAX! Thankfully, my dad covered the tax and I walked away with my beloved shoes. I might have to get a pair for nostalgia sake alone :). My niece, mother-in-law and sister-in-law all got them for Christmas!

  3. I am soooo glad you found your rings!!! That must have been such a relief. I am still on the hunt for a necklace and bracelet of mine. I was thinking about getting those sneakers in the blush color. They look so comfy! I'm looking forward to our girl chat! Have the best weekend! Sierra~Beautifully Candid

  4. Thanks for the fun link up - can't wait! Have a wonderful weekend!

  5. OMG I can't believe you found your rings after all this time! What a relief! Have a great, great weekend!!

  6. We haven't had a full week of school since 12/11. With MLK Day on Monday, we will HOPEFULLY be back to our normal routine and a full time week of school the following week. I need routine and normalcy stat!

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