Friday, February 19, 2016

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!  There's just something about a short week...it's like an optical illusion.  You think it's gonna go by quickly and it tends to drag on.  That's how I'm feeling this week, anyway.  :)

I'm joining forces with my girls, Andrea and Narci, to share some of my Favorites on Friday!

First of all, THANK YOU to all you sweet bloggers out there who link up with us for our Friday Favorites.  I'm so thankful for you.  I realize hard work goes into each and every blog post and it doesn't go unnoticed so THANK YOU!!!  You guys are my FAVORITE!


The Lush dress I wore in our Christmas card picture is on sale in several colors for under $30.


I mean am I a baker or what?  I must tell you that baking is NOT my thing, but I have never made one of Shay's cakes that didn't taste delicious.  Ebby Lee and I whipped this strawberry cake right up for our family Valentine dinner.  The recipe came out of my FAVORITE cake cookbook.  We added some extra neon food coloring to the icing because Valentine's Day and everyone gave it two-thumbs up.  The boys grilled steaks.  Girls made a big salad with cake for dessert.  We were set!


This is my FAVORITE mail this week.  I ordered this tankini top and wasn't really sure what to expect, but it's so cute in person.  It's a very sporty look but super age appropriate.  I'm ready for that Disney Cruise so I can sport my new suit!


On Monday, there was NO SCHOOL, so I got to hang out with three of my FAVORITE guys at the park.

They had no fear.  I was safely on the ground and my legs were shaking.

These two played Hide-N-Seek with Bowen.  #whodoyouthinkwon
Bowen would still be at the park looking for them if I hadn't called the game.  :)



I shared, "What I've Been Wearing to the Gym" on Wednesday.  You can find it here.


You guys!!!  We're counting down the days over here....7 more sleeps!


I'm preparing for our Spring Break trip and would love some new book recommendations!!  If you've read something great lately, please send it my way!!  Thank you!!


I'll see you back here on Monday!  Happy Weekend!

28 comments:

Brittney said...

We are so excited about Fuller House! Definitely counting down the days here too!

Sarah Kuykendall said...

I love how close you are with the Shull family!

Michelle said...

Thanks for the party. Need some ideas on what to read, stop over on Tuesday when I share book reviews from our Tuesday Talk linkup party. A lot to choose from. Have a good weekend. Www.grammietime2.blogspot.com

Narci said...

What a cute tankini, girl!! Love!! Also, those boys looked like they were having so much fun on Monday at the park!! Love them!! Xoxo

Mix and Match Mama said...

Okay, I saw that tankini online and in store and both times, I thought it looked like you! I'm so glad you got it!! And I'm so glad you girls made one of my cakes. Strawberry Cake just never lets me down :).

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

That swimsuit top is SO CUTE! Thankfully because we aren't going anywhere for Spring Break, I've got like 2 months before I even need to think about swimsuit shopping! WHEW! ;)

Trac~ said...

The swimsuit is adorable and the boys are too cute and looked like they were having a blast! Have a wonderful weekend. :)

Erin S said...

What is the color of your Lush dress called? LOVE it! I see two online called "Poinsettia" and "Marsala" but not sure if it is the same color as yours.

Beth said...

Secrets of a Charmed Life is the best book I've read in a long time, couldn't put it down! I also loved Me Before You. The movie comes out this summer!

Ladybug Blessings said...

oh my goodness I cannot wait until Full House comes back on!

- Kristen @ladybug-blessings.com

Amanda Brezgel said...

OMG! A week till Fuller House! Ah, thanks for making my Friday even better.

Polka Dot Blossom said...

I just finished "Where'd Ya Go Bernadette?" yesterday. It is clever and funny. Seriously, I laughed out loud many times, and even laughed so hard I cried! Very uniquely written and a real page turner..it took me 5 days to read! Highly recommend...I'll be returning it to the McKinney library shortly. ;)

Meagan @ The Clanahan Fam said...

Ok, LOVE that tankini top. Just ordered it. I always wait until super last minute and all the cute stuff is gone. SO jealous of your Disney Cruise!

Britanie Kostis said...

Love that bathing suit top! We JUST got back from a Disney Cruise a few weeks ago - and it was FANTASTIC! What boat are you sailing on?

Happy Friday

Kelli @ A Deeper Joy said...

I love that tankini top! I hope it goes on sale :)

marla said...

I loved the book Have You Ever Had A Family. Highly recommend.

kimm atwood said...

I just finished me before you. I loved the whole. lol but was disappointed in the end but I would still recommend it. Right now I'm reading still missing and I'm loving it.

Charity said...

I am SO excited about Fuller House! The 27'th is my Birthday, and the 26'th was my Grams Birthday. She passed away two years ago on the 28'th. I feel like Fuller House coming back on her birthday is a little gift from God. Sounds silly but it's true! I miss my birthday buddy!

I recently read a book by Patricia Bradley and LOVED it! She is a Christian writer and writes suspense/crime books. I read one in the Logan Point series and now I want to read all of them!

Mandi Moore said...

Oh my gosh! I think I'm tired... Ha ! So sorry delete previous post! But I do love your tankini- inspiration!

Kelsey @ The Peacock Roost said...

That cake looks delish! Loved your workout clothes post the other day! Hope you all have a great weekend :)
Kelsey
www.thepeacockroost.com

Megan said...

Ok you should check out my post since you love full house!! Have you seen when calls the heart with Lori Loughlin?? It's pretty cute! Worth checking out! And that tankini is adorable!!

Lindsay at Lindsay'sSweetWorld said...

FULLER HOUSE!!!! I am dying! I watched the trailer the other day and it got me so excited!!!!

Elise @ Her Heart and Home said...

fuller house fuller house...OMG i can't wait!!!!
xx

Brettni @ Bringing Up Brumfields said...

I'm a Netflix Stream Team Member and I just found out that we get Advanced Access to Fuller House! I just made my request and hope you have it soon. I've already invited some of my Mom Friends over for a binge party. WHOO-HOO!

Willow said...

You should read the book ROOM by Emma Donoghue!!! I actually just blogged about it this week! Such a good read! http://favoritesfunfluffybun.blogspot.com/2016/02/room.html

Angela Pino said...

I CANNOT WAIT for Fuller House, seriously, it can't get here fast enough. As for books, if you're looking for a Christian romance author, I can't recommend Lori Wick enough. I also love Lindzee Armstrong's "No Match For Love" series. If you're looking for a good laugh, Mindy Kaling and Chelsea Handler's books do not disappoint. Also, one of my dear friends from high school is a performer on the Disney Cruise line, I'd die if you were on his ship! #itsasmallworldafterall

Chelsea said...

Have you read anything by Kate Morton? I loved The Lake House. (If it is slow starting off, give it some time and you will be hooked!)

Mariah K said...

Ooh, have fun on your Disney cruise! I've never been to Disney and I've never been on a cruise, so that's definitely something to add to my bucket list!

Mariah
www.faithandfashionblog.blogspot.com