Friday I’m in Love

Happy Friday and happy March!

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I am rarely on Facebook these days, but I happened to see a friend post about a food chopper that she just ordered. Considering all of the food prep we’ve been doing, I immediately ordered it. The Chef’n VeggiChop Hand-Powered Food Chopper is the jam! I first used it for bell peppers and wasn’t a huge fan because they turned out pretty watery. I used it next for onion and cilantro and it was amazing! I think I chopped the peppers too fine so I probably will try them again. Overall, I’m a fan. It’s so fast and easy!

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Greg and I really love iced coffee (with vanilla and cream) and it’s our go-to drink at Starbucks. Greg did some research and found a copycat recipe from Starbucks themselves! He’s been grinding, pressing, and icing coffee each week for us and it’s so good!

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Thank you Target for the best shirt of the year. Both of my kids got a new Strong Like Mom shirt to sport. Bravo, Target, bravo!

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The Hoosiers got a big win last night in the Big Ten tournament giving us a glimmer of hope for making the tournament. Either way, we’re ready for March Madness! Bring on the basketball!

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Friday I’m in Love

Happy Friday and Happy Veterans Day!

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I mentioned that we saw Trolls last weekend and it was so good! I was happy to hear so much great music in the movie. We’ve been listening to the soundtrack all week and we all love it! An added bonus is that you can listen to it for free if you have Amazon Prime or Spotify.

Trolls (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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Target released their Black Friday deals this week! I was able to pick up a couple of gifts for super cheap yesterday during the preview sale. I have never been a big Black Friday shopper, so these early deals are right up my alley. Keep them coming!

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I have to admit that I did put on Christmas music this week and once I saw the new Starbucks red cups, I got even more excited for the holiday season.

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College basketball is back! Hallelujah!

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my weekend in photos

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this has been our life for the last week. olympics all day, every day.

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we had a busy saturday, which included a trip to the y in the morning, swimming, nap time, then to the grocery store while daddy went to work.

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afterwards, we headed to starbucks for a little afternoon treat.

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saturday night math problems.

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after church on sunday, we headed to disney to see our friends who were in from new york.

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we loved seeing lucas and ivy! we wish we could have stayed and played all day, but daddy had to go to work again.

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they sat up there most of the weekend playing with “daddy’s legos”.

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we had a good weekend and a good end to camp gilbo. i’ll share more pics this week from our week at home, but we’re excited for the kids to go back to school tomorrow!

here’s to a new year!

my weekend in photos

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friday night family movie night watching finding nemo!

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after a trip to the y and naptime, we headed out for a walk to starbucks. it was insanely hot. a venti iced coffee hit the spot.

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saturday night date night.

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we headed over to winter garden to meet the walls at the crooked can brewing company.

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the brewery and market was so cool! we will definitely be back.

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love.

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we had some much fun with ashley and britton. the next time we see them, they will have a baby!

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this morning, we saw finding dory! it was super cute.

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after the movie and a lot of errands, we headed out for a bike ride and some nature exploring.

we ended the weekend with a fabulous father’s day dinner tonight to celebrate this guy.

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how was your weekend?

Friday I’m in Love

Happy Friday!

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Starbucks is improving the ingredients in their Pumpkin Spice Latte! September is getting closer and I am definitely looking forward to my first PSL!

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The San Francisco Giants are having Full House Tribute night on September 30th and made this awesome video – Full Clubhouse… it’s a must watch!

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Speaking of another must watch..

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Last week, my cousin Cari posted an amazing video sharing that Charlotte’s scans were clear and there is no sign of cancer! Amazing!! This week, Taye Diggs shared the video on his Facebook page! So exciting. Don’t forget that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

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Hop on over to see what these ladies are loving this week!

Misha // Mary Beth // Amanda // Laura // Aileen // Jessica // Ashley

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Friday I’m in Love

Happy Friday! Don’t forget to head over to see what these other ladies are loving:
Misha // Mary Beth // Amanda // Laura

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There were several Superbowl commercials that I loved, but this one was by far my favorite:

Greg’s favorite was this one:

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I don’t know how we just found about the show Fixer Upper, but we did and we’re loving it. Greg thinks Chip is hilarious and I just love anything and everything HGTV related. If you haven’t seen it then definitely give it a shot!

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Did you see that Harper Lee is going to be publishing her second book in July?! I definitely will be reading To Kill A Mockingbird again before July because it has been quite a while since high school.

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I tried my first Starbucks Flat White (with added vanilla) yesterday and it was delicious! The Flat White is steamed milk over ristretto shots of espresso. Yum.

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Your turn! What are you loving this week?

my weekend in photos

It's about to get all Christmas crafty over here. Felt balls for days!  ❄️

i spent a tiny bit of time crafting this weekend after bedtime.
i’m trying to get my act together to join in on the pinterest christmas fun again.

I'm pretty sure we think that we should be coaching this team. At least we get it honest. #Hoosiers #iubb @mjlower @slower1974

the hoosiers were so close to beating uconn on friday. unfortunately, they did not.
michael and i might feel as if we could coach the team better. i’m not sure where we get that from…

Afterlight

greg and i hit up some early black friday specials at the mall on friday
and had ourselves a mini date (with a sleeping infant in tow).
all maternity leave is doing is fueling my starbucks addiction.

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i know, i know, it’s too early for this, but we decorated for christmas on saturday!
the whole nine yards. tree, christmas music, icicle lights, everything. we are ready.

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kenley was all about it. she loved the ornaments.
touching, throwing, putting them on the tree, taking them off, everything.
and we only broke one!
the tree lights can be either white or colored. i like the white, kenley likes the “green lights”.

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this is what a trip to target looks like with a family of four.
shoes are optional and bribes included a blueberry scone.
oh, and starbucks… again.
we’ll get better at this, i hope.

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we had a good weekend and we’re excited for a short week!
how was your weekend?