Friday, October 31, 2014

Five & Friday Favorites {ten31fourteen}

These are some of my favorites on this glorious Friday!


Seriously, its so good! Go check it out!


I'm so loving the final season. I feel like this has been the best season yet and it's the last. 


This is so true.


I kind of obsessed with these EOS lip balms.


Kate's confirmation on Sunday with the fambam. So proud of my sister, Kate, and Hailey being a ham.

Happy Weekend loves!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

What I Wore Wednesday {ten29fourteen}

HAPPY HUMP DAY!! Here are a couple things that I wore recently.

On one of our date nights, my Hubby and I went to the Jason Derulo concert. It was all about leather and lace that night. We had so much fun!

I am a huge fan of The Walking Dead and my favorite character is Daryl Dixon. If you are not familiar with TWD, you should be. Daryl is the one with the bow and arrows if you don't know. He's super bad ass. My Husband actually found this shirt at Hot Topic and knew he had to get it for me. It's super comfy and long enough that I have worn it with leggings.

Hope y'all are having a great week!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Three Things Thursday {ten23fourteen}

1. I took a blogging break over the summer and come to find out after reading some blogs and catching up, there were a lot of others that needed a break, too. Maybe not as long as mine, but oh well it was what it was and now I am ready to jump back in.

2. Green Gramma recently got a part-time job at a vet's office and has to be to work early in the mornings sometimes. This is a picture I took one morning after she left. Hailey was still sleeping. They all love her so much that it's sort of ridiculous, but funny.

3. I love getting pictures from Hailey's school at the end of the day and getting the update on what they did or what they are learning. This is her practicing cutting. She's really growing up way too fast. It kind of hit me that she is well on her way to being 4. Gah! I just can't believe it.

Well, that's all I got on this fine Thursday. Yay, tomorrow's Friday and I can't wait for the weekend!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Friday Favorites {10-17-14}

Linking up with two of my favorites this week.

SIDENOTE: I'm so excited for this weekend. I get two date nights in a row with the Husband, which NEVER happens. We're lucky if we get one, but you have to make your significant other a priority, right?

These are my favorites from this week!

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The Wet Brush

I still like using a detangler conditioning spray on Hailey's hair, but the combo of the two works wonders. Plus, Hailey likes having her own brush which also helps with the whole process.

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The Walking Dead. Hands. Down. It came back for it's 5th Season this week and is better than ever. We are obsessed.

Anybody else with me on this?

I ordered these as part of my Halloween costume. What girl doesn't love to get new shoes?

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So much going on in life right now, I don't have time for people who just don't care. Plain and simple.
Or assholes for that matter.

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Dan + Shay - Where It All Began

Seriously, these guys are so talented and this whole album is great! I went with a few friends last week to see them live here in Minneapolis where they kicked of their tour. This is one of my favorite songs off the album.

And because I can't leave you with no pictures of Hailey for the week, this is my favorite picture of her this week. I love that cheesy grin so much!

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How was your week? Any fun plans this weekend?

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Worldwide {September 2014}

A couple weeks ago, my Husband had a phone interview with Jason Derulo for the radio station he works for. If you don't know who Jason Derulo is, all you need to do is google him and you will learn more than you need to know. The short version is he is a pop-star who was also engaged to another pop-star, Jordin Sparks, who won her season of American Idol.

Minutes before the phone interview, my Husband was informed that Jason and his fiance, Jordin Sparks, broke up. He did the interview and posted it to his blog page and went viral.

Him (Big D) and the radio station he works for (KDWB) were reported on various entertainment websites:

Perez Hilton

US Magazine
9-25-14 by Sierra Marquina

9-26-14 by Stephanie Webber

E! News
9-25-14 by Natalie Finn

9-26-14 by Natalie Finn

9-26-14 by Alyssa Toomey

9-28-14 by Mike Vulpo

9-29-14 by Lily Harrison

9-26-14 by Jeff Nelson

9-26-14 by Antoinette Bueno

Just Jared

And then it went WORLDWIDE over in the UK!

Daily Mail
9-25-14 by Heidi Parker and Carolyn Hiblen

Way to go honey! I'm so proud!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Humpday Confessions {10.08.2014}

Linking up with Vodka and Soda for Humpday Confessions.

Vodka and Soda

I confess...

Even though I said I was back at this blogging thing on September 8th (a month ago), I haven't blogged since then. Oh life. Hopefully with the turning of the seasons, it will be the turning of me blogging more.

I confess...

We cancelled our Lifetime Membership, joined Snap Fitness a month ago and neither me or my Husband have been yet. Oh, we went and toured it, but have not been back to work out.

I confess...

I love wearing leggings way too much. Like. Way. Too. Much.

I confess...

I push the snooze button way too many times in the morning and then oversleep and then rush around and out of the house because I am "running late." Ugh. It's a vicious cycle I am trying to stop. I so need this shirt.

I confess...

I rarely actually type a text out anymore. I use the microphone option on my iPhone and speak that shiz out. I'm lazy like that and...

I confess...

I watch way too much TV. I can't help it and I don't care. #sorrynotsorry

That's it for this week. Do you have anything to confess this week?

Monday, September 8, 2014

I'm Back!

Well Hello Friends,

After taking the summer off, I am BACK! It was an unintentional break, but much needed.

I wanted to spend as much time as I could enjoying the beautiful Minnesota summer with my family. It's only the second week of September and we're already forecasted for 50's this week. Ugh. (Summer don't leave us yet!) It always goes way too fast!

A quick little update:

I started a new job at the beginning of June after a month long transition from my old job, into a temp position, and then into my current position. After three months at the new firm, it's still going great. I love my two bosses and everyone I work with. I really missed the big firm environment with the staff meetings, treat days and even a monthly firm lunch. And even though I am much, MUCH busier (read = not much personal time during the work day), it's truly a great place to work.

Hailey turned 3 years old over the summer and is doing great. She's continuing in her pre-school classroom at her daycare center. She is getting so big and I fear her turning 4 years old will be here before I know it. Wah! She's truly developing into her own little person with her own opinions and likes/dislikes. She started dance class this past Saturday and although it's quite a commitment on the parents part, I am excited to see her grow and learn.

Wayne also turned another year older this summer and stayed busy with lots of work events, softball  and we made it through another year of the State Fair!

After both of us taking a haitus from the gym this summer, we are greatly looking forward to getting back at it very soon!

I have missed you all and the blogging world and so happy to be back!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Potty Training Tips

**This is a sponsored post by Cottonelle, but my satisfaction with their clean care routine is all my own.**

Hailey's been potty trained for almost 6 months now, but I've got a couple products that I recently found that will make your bathroom routine so much easier for those just starting out.

First of all, you need a great toilet paper, otherwise known in my house as bum wiper. It shouldn't be cheap or thin, but thick and durable. Cottonelle® Clean Care toilet paper is where it's at. There is nothing like a toddler ripping it off the roll and obviously not worried about how much they are taking. But as a Mom, I sure am. You need to be confident that even the littlest amount they may grab will do the job.

Secondly, I always liked having some sort of wet wipes in the bathroom. I feel the whole dry + wet combo is best for toddlers learning how to wipe themselves and ensure me that Hailey always has a clean bum. I don't want to have to worry about any leftovers if you know what I mean and I am so satisfied with the Cottonelle® Flushable Cleansing Cloths. The container is super cute and fits perfectly on the back of the toilet.

It keeps the wet wipes moist which I was finding hard to do with other kinds. They don't get dry or crusty which is what I was looking for in a product like this. Plus, they are super accessible for Hailey when she needs it.

How great is that? I highly recommend these Cottonelle® products which I purchased from my local CVS. They always seem to have great deals on anything you need. Go to their website now and download the CVS Cottonelle® coupon for this product.

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