Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday Favorites {9.21.18}

Hey hey, it's the weekend!! I am so excited for this one because I think it's the one where our temps will finally drop a little. Yes, I'm complaining about the 90 degree weather we've been having because once September hits, I'm over it. My perfect temp is 65 and sunny but I'll take anything under 90 at this point

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Me and this guy celebrated 10 years married this Wednesday! We went all wild and crazy and took the kids to our local pizza place that finally reopened after having a fire last year. It was cool to see it all re-done and of course the pizza is delish! Then it was home to watch our wedding video which the kids lasted a whole 10 minutes and we ended the night falling asleep on the couch to Ozark #wereold #andtired #wishistilllookedthisyoung

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Thank you for all the comments on my coffee talk post from Tuesday.  We are still deciding what to do (talk about last minute!!) as the place we originally planned for took a turn for the better the past 2 days - if that continues we will keep our original plans, otherwise, we'll be scrambling literally 2 days before to where we're going, but at least now I have a pretty good idea of where that will be.


Yesterday was our Girl Chat linkup and we talked all about Fall Bucket Lists - if you missed it, you can read mine here - lots of good stuff going on this season!


Target had their 40% off Halloween costumes this week so I was able to grab Brayden & Avery's - Ella is being Peppa Pig so instead of buying the costume (it comes with an actual pig head to put over your head) we are just getting her a red dress, pig ears & tail and we'll make her look as close as she can.

Avery chose to be this witch cat and she is going to be ADORABLE!!!

Brayden wasn't sure what he wanted but he had said Black Panther for several months so I ordered it figuring I could return if he didn't like, but he loved it!

Toddler Girls' Cat Witch Halloween Costume - Hyde and Eek! Boutiqueâ„¢ - image 1 of 1

Kids' Marvel Black Panther Deluxe Muscle Halloween Costume - image 1 of 1

I really like being on top of costumes rather than waiting until last minute - it's just one more thing out of the way so I can focus on other stuff!


I made this recipe this week to have for lunch and oh my gosh, it is SO GOOD!! It was super easy and of course I substituted greek yogurt for the sour cream - seriously, if you're looking for a semi-healthy side dish, try this! I paired it with some chicken sausage and it's been my favorite this week!

Zucchini, Squash & Corn Casserole - our favorite side dish! Zucchini, Squash, Corn, Onion, garlic, white cheddar cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, eggs, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Seriously THE BEST!!! Great make ahead side dish. Perfect for all your potlucks, cookouts and holiday meals! #casserole #zucchini #squash #corn #sidedish #freezermeal

And that's a wrap for this week - I'm off to enjoy some cooler temps! Hope you all have a great weekend!

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  1. I got Simon a Mario Kart costume on the day of the sale! He loves it.

  2. I hope your getaway goes off without a hitch :) and we are sending this cooler weather your way. Vera thought she needed a winter jacket but it did drop 40 degrees in 24 hours ;)!

  3. Happy belated anniversary! That sounds like me on my birthday lol. I love when they do this sale. Getting costumes out of the way is always the best. We're just waiting for A's to arrive and if everything fits everyone we should be good. I hope you enjoy the weekend!! Sierra Beautifully Candid

  4. Oh my gosh, I need to show that costume to Olivia. I bet she would love it! And girl, that first meme. I saw it on FB the other night and I could not stop laughing. I crack up every time I see it!

  5. You guys are sooo beautiful!! Happy 10 love birds!! and Happy Friday!

  6. I'm sooooo there with you on the cooler temps. Hallelujah! I'm guessing you and I have super similar weather...isn't this weekend amazing? I loved yesterday and today is even better!! At this point I loathe shorts. Haha! That casserole looks delicious. I totally clicked on it and oh-my-yummy. I need some of that stat! Also, happy belated anniversary! Look at you and your curls! So pretty! :)

  7. How did I miss 40% off Halloween costumes? That is where I am buying mine. Ugh. That dish looks really good. Happy Anniversary!