Friday’s Five

1. A wonderful and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake with my favorite boys.



2. McDonald’s Chocolate Chip Frappe. Probably the best thing my taste buds have ever experienced. I’m obsessed.

3. A shorter new haircut. I love it and think I am going to go even shorter in the next few weeks!

4. Will and I are new to this “Duck Dynasty” trend. I think we’ve watched every episode from seasons 1,2 and 3 in the last few months. Will got me both Willie and Korie and Phil’s books for Mother’s Day. I’m currently reading Willie and Korie’s and I can’t put it down. There is so much story behind the story and I’m really just fascinated with this family and their self made empire. If you are looking for a good read, I highly recommend it.

5. Celebrating my mom turning the big “50” this week. She hates when I put pictures of her on social media/the Internet but you only turn 50 once!! I love you, Mom! 🙂






Friday’s Five … or Seven

Too much to share this week to narrow it down to 5… enjoy!

1. Baseball is in full swing and my little ball player couldn’t be any cuter in his uniform. Not that I am bias or anything…
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2. With baseball and soccer comes 80 degree weather and the big summer haircut. I think it aged him a couple of years…do you know that kid? Me, either.

3. Also with spring comes … Tornado season. yuck! But, this little guy makes a rainy day look so much better:

4. Hayden had his last preschool art show this week. I can’t believe we are off to “big school” in the fall.
All 3 years of art shows for our little family. Of the 100 shirts HAP has hanging in his closet, I would pick the same one 2 years in a row for the same event. Oops.

5. I love me a good eCard. This one pretty much sums up my daily struggle to make it to the gym:

6. I’ve seen this video making the social media circuit for a while now but never clicked on it to see what it was all about. My aunt sent it to me on FB this morning and it was like looking in a mirror. Story. Of. My. Life. Although, I must say, mine and Will’s rapping skills could give them a run for their money.

7.Another video.. this one is HILARIOUS! I think I’ve watched it 20 times and I laugh more every time. It will definitely put a smile on your face for the rest of this Friday.



Friday’s Five

1. Our last Easter pic as a family of 4.

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2. After the Easter festivities I cut 8 inches off of my sister’s hair. For those of you that don’t know, before this whole stay at home mom/wife job I did have an actual “real job” doing hair. I still do it on the side and I’m kind of obsessed with my sis’s haircut:

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We’re practically twins now, right? A much younger, cuter me! ha! 🙂

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3. I’m still raving over the Chicken and Dumplings I made on Wednesday night from Mix and Match Mama ( I wrote about them here: ) I’ve had them for every meal since. Don’t judge me, I’m pregnant and the husband is on a business trip so it was a fend for yourself night anyway. <—– you totally bought those excuses of why I’ve had chicken and dumplings for 4 meals in a row, didn’t ya?


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4. Speaking of the hubster being away on business…in our house that means I get to play the good guy for once. See… I’m usually the whistle blower, schedule maker, rule follower, yeller in this house. Don’t get me wrong Will is definitely the disciplinarian, but for some reason he only has to say it once and calmy and they respond. Typical. So, since Mr. Nice Guy was out of town I treated the boys to  a later bed time, popcorn, cookies and juice boxes IN their bedroom. WHAT?? Who am I?? They loved it and I loved it. Win-Win.

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5. You mean its been raining for a month and we are going to have a WHOLE WEEKEND in the 70’s. YIPPPEEEEE!!! I am looking forward to this for so many reasons.. baseball and soccer while wearing sunglasses and not a rain jacket, beginning to get our back patio and yard “spring/summer ready”, staying outside until the sun goes down and we HAVE to go in… I could keep going …

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