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Thoughts For Friday

Mar 18, 2016

TGIF Friends!  We have a fairly low key weekend with no real plans and I am not gonna lie I am excited about that!

We booked our place in St Maarten a few weeks ago and we finally booked our plane tickets this week so I am pumped.  It feels real now and it is only 3 months away!!  Of course I am already planning outfits and this Mara Hoffman dress is sure to come with me!  It runs on the large side, so size down.  I got an XS.  It also comes in a gorgeous blue color as well.

Mara Hoffman Dress  (also in blue) | Joie Wedges | RM Purse ( on sale) | Twine and Twig Necklace + Bracelets

Frances Moon’s Pink Chicken for Target dresses came in the mail and they are even cuter in person.  I love this watermelon one!  Right now clothing is buy one get one 50% off at Target too!

I am going to attempt to make these layered rice krispie treats with the kids this weekend.  They look so cute and the recipe claims they are easy:)  They are made with melted peeps! Recipe Via.

I have a few trips coming up this year and I am so excited about my new Barrington Gifts travel items.   I have a few of their larger totes that I love.  They have so many fun patterns for the Spring.  Although warning I spent way too long playing with patterns and monogram colors.  It is so hard to decide!

Tote | Laptop case | Pouch

If you are looking for a great everyday lip color I am loving the Beauty Counter Lip Sheer in Twig and Rose.  Twig is the perfect nude and Rose gives you the perfect light hint of pink.  I think I am going to try the Coral next.

I have been into drinking this detox tea.  I really like the flavor and it is caffeine free.  It is supposed to be cleansing for your liver too:)  I drink it a few nights a week before bed.

I took the kids to see Zootopia last weekend and I loved it.  Although I think I liked it more than they did.  It was such a good movie with a great story line and moral.  I highly recommend it.

Sterling made the most elaborate trap for a Leprechaun this week.  I just love how big his imagination is.   I love the sign he made that says “gold in there” to try and lure him in:)  

A few of my favorite Equipment pieces from this Spring were just marked down and are on sale right now.

Leopard Dress

Wearing size Small.

Aubrey Dress

Wearing size mall.

Mila Blouse

Wearing size XS.

Have a great weekend. I will be back tomorrow with some awesome weekend deals!

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Thoughts For Friday

Nov 18, 2011

Happy Friday. This has felt like the longest week ever!! So glad it is finally the weekend!

This bedroom that I saw on Pinterest has stayed in my mind all week. I love the mirrored furniture, Zebra rug, and Leontine Monogrammed linens. Really love this look!

The new JCREW Baby line has me really wanting another nugget to dress in these adorable clothes. I am so glad JCREW finally did a baby line! Although I will say some of the cashmere pieces are a bit pricey for a baby. I mean they are just going to spit up and poop on that pretty cashmere- but if someone wants to give me one as a gift I most certainly would not complain.

Cashmere Blanket, Romper, Booties, Stripped Onesie

I am not gonna lie I am kind of sad today is Regis’s last day on Live. I know it was time for him to move on and retire at the ripe old age of 80 but still I am sad! I have watched this show for so many years and he is quite a talented man. I may even shed a tear this morning during his final episode. I am however excited to see who they choose as his Replacement with Kelly.

Has anyone read Unbroken? I keep hearing such amazing things about it. Normally it is not the type of book I would read, but after hearing so many people rave about it, I am intrigued. Wondering if it should be my next read.

I watched Crazy Stupid Love last night and loved it!! If you have not see this movie please rent it, it’s so good!

I have two wine recommendations for my wine lovers.
Little Black Dress Pinot Noir
This wine retails for $9.99 and is delish. It is medium bodied red with great flavor. The perfect red for fall. I think the bottle makes it a super cute gift to bring to a girlfriend too!

FoxGlove Chardonnay. My new favorite white wine. I just had my local wine shop order me several bottles because I can never find it anywhere! If you can find it scarf it up. Retails for around $14. Food and Wine named it one of the Top Chardonnays under $20.

I have a slight DVF Obsession. I mean really, I want every piece from every collection she puts out. Here is my latest find.
DVF Florane Printed Blouse

Is that enough Random Thoughts for your Friday. Have a great weekend. We have a wedding for some dear friends this weekend. I will try and post some pics next week!

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  1. So much to comment on! Sad about Regis! Loved Unbroken and your DVF top is fab!! Happy weekend!

  2. LOVE that DVF blouse on you!

    And you totally need to read Unbroken. It's an amazing book.

  3. Oh my god the J Crew baby line is too cute! And I need to remember that wine for bachlorette parties.

  4. SADBBLOG says:

    so much to comment on!! Love the baby line, LOVE your blouse, and I need to see that movie already! Also need to try that red wine! xo


  5. Love the DVF top! Looks great on you. I'm going on the hunt for that chardonnay …thanks for the tip! Xo.

  6. Dina says:

    Yes, Unbroken is amazing story! Not normally my type of read either but it's a must-it took me a little while to get into it and get back some of the "technical" writing-enjoy!!!

  7. Love that blouse! You always find the prettiest ones. Also, the romper and onesie from J Crew are just too cute!! The hubby is away hunting this weekend and I'm spending some time with great friends..it's the perfect time to rent that movie. thanks!

  8. Yeah for J crew! I love the toddler clothes! Love your DVF top! You have the best tops! Have fun at the wedding!

  9. Love that blouse. Haven't read that book but now I want to!

  10. How did I NOT know Regis is done!?! I must be living under a rock! Any rumors who's replacing him!? Love your DVF blouse too! šŸ™‚

  11. Kyle says:

    Love the blouse! I have one just like it from a DVF collection circa 2002. Her clothing always is timeless. We find out boy or girl Monday, so I will definitely be scooping up some of those J. Crew baby pieces…maybe not the cashmere blankets though! : )

  12. Love the DVF top!! I love J Crew for kids..wish they had the baby line when mine were babies šŸ™‚

  13. I definitely shed tears this morning. Here's hoping Mark Consuelos fills that chair soon šŸ™‚

  14. Val says:

    I seriously cried like a baby when I watched Regis this morning. Sigh.

  15. Crewcuts for babies? Finally! Though I think Matthew is closer on fitting on the toddler line than the baby one these days šŸ˜‰
    I watched the movie last weekend, really really good! Loved it!
    Love your blouse!

  16. megan says:

    I got the cutest J.Crew blouse off of Ebay yesterday (NWT!) and it made me think of you. I'm glad you thought Crazy Stupid Love was good..I've heard mixed reviews so I'll just have to rent it and see for myself!

  17. Veronika says:

    well,now I need to have a baby for all that cute J.Crew stuff!

  18. Love that blouse on you! And how great is that movie? So stinking cute. Heart your face.

  19. Love your random thoughts : ) I hadn't heard of the JCrew baby line… so so precious! And I can't believe Regis is leaving too… end of an era! Between him and Oprah, my talk show loves are dwindling quickly! Happy happy weekend, love!

  20. ah I love all of your blouses!! Just saw your cute family photos on Julia's blog!! You are lucky to have her close.. I love the pictures she took of us!! xo

  21. Taylor says:

    My boyfriend read unbroken and said it was amazing – he has been trying to get me to read it ever since.