TGIF = Thank Goodness It’s Fall! Cute, huh? Would be better if it were Friday, just saying!
It’s no secret that I LOVE decking out my dining room table. Typically, it’s the first piece I decorate for the Holidays or seasons. Then I gradually work my way from top to bottom of the house. Not leaving anything untouched. It’s just the Holiday Whore in me!
I thought I finished the house for Fall + Halloween. Then, I accidentally hacked into my Sisters Amazon account and primed a shit ton of paper bats. NO clue where they are going to go, but I promise you – It’s gonna be bat-shit fun. Ha!
Amazon addicts unite! Ha! I never thought I was a big Amazon-er. Then I started compiling this blog post and one thing led to another and I was going down the rabbit hole. And I realized, I’m an amazon whore…lol!
Truth: I’m still to cheap to pay for Prime so, I hack into my sister + Cory’s account to use theirs.
I’ve listed everything out with prices and a brief reason why I dig this item.
Do you have any of these Amazon finds? If so, let a sister know. Is there something I MUST try? Let me know!
The Faux Pumpkin Centerpiece DIY was born last week. I typically stick with the real deal when it comes to pumpkins. I just love real pumpkins. The colors. The textures. I legit cannot get enough…Ha! But, if you remember from last year, I had a little mishaps with the REAL pumpkin centerpiece. Although it was fucking gorgeous, it almost ruined my life.
Okay, I may be exaggerating a little bit.
It rotted out. I picked it up to move it and the whole pumpkin melted in my hands. All over my carpet + dining room table. The smell that came off that thing could probably kill some kind of small animal. It was horrific. Ha! I shared a photo of it below for old times sake.
Happy Target Tuesday friends! It’s officially Fall Ya’ll so we can bust out all the pumpkins without everyone freaking out on all of us Fall lovers. Ha! I’ve been frequenting my local Target stores. Very impatiently waiting for all the Fall arrivals to appear. And let me tell you, Target is playing hard to get. I will find a couple items, but not ALL THE THINGS I see online and in my fellow Target lovers Fall Haul.
Today is Fall everything so, I hope you’re ready!
I found some great deals on the cartwheel app that should make your weekly Target trip a little sweeter…..pun definitely intended!
Good afternoon friends. We are on week 39 of 2019. Pretty wild, huh? That’s almost 39 weeks of Monday intentions. Some weeks they seem almost the same as the week prior. And some weeks they are loaded with fun + exciting things. Still fun to share either way.
We had a FUN weekend. Didn’t get much done on a productive level, but that’s okay. I’ll get caught up this week. We had fun with friends. Picked up some Harley & Bean gear. Watched Jenny get married. And hit the pumpkin patch. So, all in all – I can’t complain. Bay had her 3rd week of volleyball camp and it’s so cool to see her learning + growing.
Intentions for the Week:
lay off the booze for a hot one
make a Trader Joe’s Fall grocery list printable to share
hit my daily step goal
work on an Amazon round-up
finishing touches on our fall to-do’s
try some new air fryer recipes
wash all my reusable grocery bags
delete old photos from my phone
do something kind AF each day
decorate the front porch
share a new recipe on the blog
This week on xoxostacyb: New Target finds. Our Fall To-Do’s with all the things Fall. Can’t decide if I should share a salmon recipe or the WW turkey + carrot noodles. Hmmm! And hopefully get to my Amazon round-up!
It’s almost that time. I can smell it. I can feel it. Fall is officially here on September 23rd. Summer is my boo, but I think Fall just might possibly be my #1! Here are some ways that I welcomed Fall to our home. Easy things you can do without spending a ton of money. Just simple touches that make a BIG difference.
Just another Magic Monday. Switching it up. Moday’s don’t have to be manic. Let’s make them magic. What do you think? After a full 7 hours of sleep last night (which I never, ever get) I did NOT wake up refreshed and ready for the day. But, instead of thinking about how shitty today could be. I’m turning it around and thinking of all the ways it can me magic. I know, sounds corny, but my mind + heart can make or break my day. So, this is working for me….so far!
Hope you all had a great weekend.
This past weekend was sprinkled with a healthy dose of family + friends + sunshine + relaxation. It was pretty damn good!
Intentions for the Week:
stay on track with Weight Watchers
watch my girls first volleyball game of the season
celebrate my Mom’s birthday
finish decorating for Fall
shoot some new outfits for the blog
purge all my Fall decor
make it to the gym, no matter what
actually start a mini reset…and not just talk about it
try a tortellini soup
plan a Napa day-date with Cory
watch Jenny get married
complement someone different everyday
This week on xoxostacyb: Old Navy Try-On. Fall home refresh. The Mississippi pot roast recipe you’ve all been asking for.
Hi friends! It’s been a minute since I shared a fun + easy DIY. More like hours. Weeks. Months. I’ve had this post written and ready to rock + roll and honestly kept forgetting about it. And I think it deserves a dedicated post!
Each Monday on my Intentions for the week, I try to incorporate one of these main goals:
Do or make something with my hands
Some kinds of self care
Something with food, because we all know now – I love cooking
Mixed in with a whole bunch of other random shit that I either want to do or need to do
This Fern Center piece DIY was one of my weekly “do something with my hands!” I swear when I create, DIY, garden, organize….I feel so accomplished. And it literally makes my mood lift times 100.
I mean how can this fern centerpiece not make you smile, at least just a little?
Not to be trusted alone at Target! Or at Target in general! Have you ever seen anything more fitting?
Once again, I’m sharing ALL THE THINGS Target today. A try-on + TONS of Hearth & Hand new arrivals. If Target had a Bar – my life would be perfect. I could sip chardonnay and I stroll the aisles. But, that could also be very dangerous. Ha! I guess Starbucks will do.
And I apologize in advance – Target has some really cute shit right now and you’re going to have to make a Target run ASAP!
HAPPY FRIDAY! We made it! Thanks for letting me vent yesterday. Loved reading all your messages. Totally made my day so much better. Had a great evening. Bay made dinner. We went on a walk. I didn’t sleep for shit. But, I got up early AF ready to kick off the weekend. Hit Nugget for their bacon..lol. Bay’s fave and I want to make homemade breakfast pizzas in the morning. And Raley’s to use all my Something Extra coupons. Ha! Bay and I had a coffee date at Scribblers Coffeehouse, our new fave place! All before 7:30 am. It’s gonna be a good day!
Weekend plans: Chill the f out. Sit by the pool. Hopefully get my peeps to take a hike with me. Do a little yard work. Meal prep. Have happy hour with GG. Catch a movie? I have a feeling The Art Of Racing In The Rain will make me cry my damn eyes out. And fingers crossed….make it to the new plant shop, Propagate Sac. What’s on your agenda for the Weekend?