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Thoughts For Friday

Nov 10, 2017

TGIF!  I am always happy when Friday rolls around.  We have a pretty busy this weekend with lots of fun plans!

Has daylight savings time been taking a toll on anyone else??  We have been putting pajamas by 6 !  Frances Moon’s face says it all.

Tee Shirt | Lounge pants

Speaking of Frances Moon she turns 4 in 2 weeks.  I honestly can’t believe she is about to be 4, I feel like she is still my little baby.   Her birthday dress just came in the mail and she is just a little excited.

Dress | Birthday Hat

She of course wants a unicorn party.  We are hoping for a similar cake to these 2.

My sister had her baby a week ago, a little girl named Augusta Ellis.  We are over the moon thrilled.  Everyone was secretly hoping for a girl since Frances Moon has been the only girl for almost 4 years.

My parents brought my sister’s two boys down here for the weekend to give her some time with her new baby.  All the cousins chilling last night:)

Getting my baby snuggles in with Rutledge.

Loft is running 40% off site wide per usual.  A few new things I recently found and love.  I am wearing a size small in everything.

Red Blouse– perfect holiday blouse

White Blouse– the cutest smocked detail on the neckline and sleeves.

Floral Blouse– Same style blouse in a different pattern.

Currently making me happy- the holiday Starbucks cups.

I posted a picture of this “Crack broccoli” on instagram and so many of you wanted the recipe.  It was a real winner- you can find the recipe HERE.

I posted this picture on instagram yesterday saying neither of my kids liked sandwiches and asking for lunch suggestions.  The lunch picture below is my go-to.  Y’all had so many great suggestions like:

kabobs, quesadillas, bagel pizzas, ravioli, deconstructed nachos, build your own tacos, turkey cheese roll ups, cereal and milk in a thermos, hummus and pita chips, caprese salad.   So thank you for all the suggestions!

My favorite cardigan is now out in a stripe version!  I am wearing an XS in the cardigan and tee shirt.

Sweater | White Tee (40% off) | Leggings | Booties

This has been Frances Moon’s favorite bedtime book since her birthday last year.  One of her good friends gave it to her and we read it most nights.  It has no actual words but each page is a letter and your kid’s try to name everything on the page that begins with that letter.

ABC Dream | Camo Pj’s

Kate Spade is offering 30% off the entire site.  Use code ONPURPOSE.

This pom-pom blouse is a favorite.  I am wearing an XS.

I just ordered this velvet dress for the holidays!  I had been waiting for it to go on sale!  I am wearing a size small.

I also love this leopard dress.

Have a great weekend!




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  1. Jen Tucker says:

    My little one turns four in two weeks also – I can’t believe it! We’re doing a glamping themed party. The unicorn party looks amazing! Congrats on becoming an aunt again, she’s precious. Have a great weekend!

  2. Kristen says:

    I’ve made that crack broccoli before and it’s delicious! I love it!