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Thoughts For Thursday

May 5, 2016

Happy Cinco De Mayo!!  Tonight I am headed out to an art show and dinner which will hopefully involve margaritas and a Mexican feast!  

I will be wearing this dress tonight which just happens to be 40% off right now!  I wore it last weekend as well.  It runs on the large side so definitely size down, I am wearing an XS.

Off Shoulder Dress

All dresses at Loft are 40% off.

I ordered this one as well.

Our pool opened up this past weekend and the kids have been so excited to go so I took them Monday after school.  Frances Moon was very excited to get to actually wear her bathing suit somewhere.

Watermelon suit

A few pool essentials.  

Cover-Up | Hat (40% off) | Tote | Flip Flops | One Piece | Sunglasses

We have been dealing with the terrible 2’s hardcore with Frances.  I got this slip from her school this week and could not stop laughing at her favorite activity- of course it involved eating.

We saw the most gorgeous rainbow Tuesday night.  I always think they are a special sign from God.  I had had a particularly rough day so it was a beautiful ending to my day.

Sterling had a school performance this week and he played Humpty Dumpty in a nursery rhymes play.   I could not stop thinking about how fast this year has flown by.  I feel like I was just sitting crying in my car the first day he started kindergarten and now he is almost done.  So bittersweet.   This was us after his play, such a sweet boy.

Oh and my top is a new favorite and only $38.

I have been obsessed with Jennifer Weiner’s books lately.  I finished All Fall Down which I loved and now I am reading Then Came You.  Her characters are always so relatable, she has true talent for writing.

Mara Hoffman is offering 15% off her site with code MOTHERLOVE16. 

This swing dress has been on constant rotation.  It does run on the large side so size down.

This dress is already on sale and you can take additional 15% off, making it almost 50% off.

Tie Back Dress

I made yet another amazing recipe from GP’s cookbook.  I was in such a cooking rut before and her book has really inspired me.  This recipe was the Asparagus Mimosa.

Have an awesome Cinco De Mayo!

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  1. Currently reading All Fall Down. Boy, I now get how women can easily become addicted…we try to do too much for everyone except ourselves :/. To happier topics–Ole!

  2. Sterling looks so grown up in that picture after his performance!

    I am so jealous that your pool is already open…wishing I could curl up next to the pool with a good Jennifer Weiner book right about now!

  3. You're right, Luke and Frances are two peas in a pod! Love the dress! FYI . . . did I do that right?!

  4. La says:

    How does that BP sleeveless tank run? Love that but not sure if its TTS or on the larger side- seems like a more generous fit. Thanks!