{friday 5}

Happy Friday, Friends!  It was a long busy week, but it felt so good to tackle the ol’ to-do list.  On a scale from starting to have an fing panic attack to gurrrllll, I got this…..where are you with your Christmas shopping?  Or is that just a loaded question 10 days away from Christmas?  Hope you get that shit done so you can enjoy the remainder of the Holiday season.

It’s Friday and I’ve got 5 things on my mind…….

 

ONE – Wine // My most beloved chardonnay vessel of all time.  The glass you can find in my hand 90% of the time you’re in my home.  The other 10% is before 10am when I’m still holding my cherished coffee mug.  Both cups I love equally.  One just spends a little more time in-hand than the other.  Both from one of my favorite places to purchase beverage holders.  Anthropologie!  And guess what?  Anthropologie is having a sale.  It’s unheard of for Anthro to have 25% off ANYTHING + free shipping.  You’re welcome 🙂  You too can have this wine cup-glass-thingy in your hand 90% of the day.  $18 for a set of 4 glasses!

Unfortunately I will not be partaking in my normal weekend pastime, aka chardonnay drinking.  This cold finally got the best of me and I’m currently being medicated for a sinus infection.  Pray for me, K!

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Wine Glass – set of 4 ($18) // Homegrown Mug ($6) //

Petal Palette Mug ($7.50 ) // White Monogram Mug ($6)

 

TWO – Cow Print //  I stumbled on this cow print last week.  I’m totally in love with it and currently trying to figure out a spot I can place it in my home.  You can also get it in color too.  Honestly, I think I prefer the black + white image better.  What do you think?

Oh yeah, and it’s a free printable.  Even better!!

Clink on the link below and print!

MINIMAL COW WALL ART

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THREE – Twinning //  When you find matching tops at Target, you make your kiddo wear it the same day.  And you document that shit.  Thank god she’s still totally into matching me! It’s hard to see in the photos, but we were bumping arm ruffles in the picture.  Love that girl ♥

Both tops combined…under $20!

We both said, spontaneously – my shirt is so cozy.  And cute!

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{gift guide bff + hostess + teacher}

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Today I’ve rounded up some of my tried + true favorite things.  Everything on this list would make for a great bff + hostess with the most + teacher gift.  I’m always on the hunt for the perfect little something for the chicks in my life.  You know, the ones that you want to put some extra thought into.  The ones that a Starbucks card or bottle of wine just wont cut it.  Don’t get me wrong, I like all those things!  Ha. 

There’s something for the lady who loves to entertain.

The friend that loves to cook.

Or the girl who just loves pretty things.

Oh yeah, and did I mention they are all under $25?  Yep.  Love my peeps, but I’m also on a budget.

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{baby, write this down….}

Baby, write this down, take a little note to remind you in case you didn’t know….

Had to throw a little George (my boyfriend) in there 🙂

I’m ringing in the new year with a new gorg planner.  In years past, my planners were borderline embarrassing.  Falling apart + too small + so messy.  Cory bought me this beauty for Christmas.  Definitely one of my top favorite gifts this year.  Not only is it easy on the eyes, but it’s the most functional planner I’ve ever owned.  There is just something to be said about physically writing shit down.   Is it me, or do you think that sometimes it’s easier to remember these dates once you’ve hand written them down?  I would die without my iPhone, don’t get me wrong, but I cant trust the calendar on it.  Maybe it’s just my thing?  There is even a spot where I can log my food + weekly meal plan too.  BONUS!!  Visually, I need a month in a view…and this one’s got it all.

 

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Anthropologie Rifle Paper Co. “Wee Hours Planner”

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{friday 5}

TYSBJIFFF

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But seriously!  Who’s with me?

Happy Friday!  I’m here with the Friday 5 for ya –

ONE – My Mom.  My editor.  Did you know that since day 1 of this blog, 31 posts later, My Mom proof reads my blog post every night before I publish?  She’s kinda the shit.  And If I don’t get it to her in a timely manner, she will get on my ass.  Never has she suggested I change something, she let’s me do my thing.  I love her.  Not only is she my editor, she’s my best friend.  She’s Bailey’s 2nd best friend (I’m #1, duh).  She supports me with ALL my crazy ideas and helps me execute them too!  She’s my wine drinking partner.  My road dog.  Country concert sidekick.  My 50 emails per day recipient.  The best listener.  She basically makes my life doable.  She’s got a heart of gold and I’m forever greatful!! THANKS MOM!

My mom

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{wednesday wish list}

KITCHEN EDITION  //
I’m sure you can tell by now that I have a love for all things pretty.  Kitchen + Entertaining especially.  It rarely goes out of style.  And, you don’t grow out of it…lol.  I use my parent’s 38 year old wedding china and absolutely adore it.  It’s timeless.  I’m a collector of white serving dishes – I can’t help it.  The uniform look of a beautiful buffet covered with white serve-ware really makes the food pop.  World Market, Pottery Barn and Target are just a few of the places I frequent for new kitchen goods.
Here is my wish list of all kitchen pretties I would love to add to my cherished collection.

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