five on friday | spring edition

It’s Friday! Thank goodness. This week seemed to drag and I’m really looking forward to the weekend. I had so much fun linking up with April, Darci, Christina and Natasha last week so I decided to do it again today! 

If you want to join in, simply post about five things that are on your mind this week, add their ‘five on friday’ logo, and then link up on any of their websites (the tools are right there on their pages). 

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one || Today is my baby brother’s TWENTY FOURTH birthday. He is the funniest, kindest, most laid-back guy out there and I love him to pieces. Happy birthday, Trey! 


two || Lyla is a full-on walker now and I really need to get her some shoes! Especially for when we are out in public. Bare baby feet + the zoo = kind gross. Any recommendations?

lyla at the zoo

three || The invitations for Lyla’s birthday party came in today! I can’t wait to get them sent out and to do some more planning. I changed my mind about a bazillion times but finally decided on a pineapple theme. Wanna come?

pineapple party logo

four || My dad is in Casablanca for business and the photos he is sharing are gorgeous! Morocco has always been high on my “to-visit” list. What would be your top travel destination?


five || I’m really looking forward to Easter this year! I’ve been following the She Reads Truth Lenten study and I can’t say enough good things about it. It’s my second study with them. I’ve been using my She Reads Truth App for these studies but hope to snag one of their beautiful study packs for next time. 



Have a great weekend, everyone!


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five on friday

Believe it or not, I do think about more than just food. I know that my recent blog posts would suggest otherwise but I promise it’s true. Today, I’m linking up with some of my favorite bloggers for “Five on Friday” to share five things [other than food] that have been on my mind lately. 


one || CRAFTS. I have about a billion project ideas in mind. There are so many things coming up that have high craft potential – spring, Easter, birthday parties, etc. – that I really have to narrow down my list before I run out of time and don’t do any of them. 

two || Lyla’s first birthday. Geeze a lou. I seriously can’t believe that next month I will have a one year old. We are throwing a party for her in the backyard and I have lots of planning to do.

three || Clothes. I have a really good idea for a clothing line. At least, I think so. It’s for kids and my designs so far are oh-so-adorable. Sadly, this dream probably will not come to fruition [unless you want to give me a loan] but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming! 

four || Summer! Sweet, sweet summer. We are taking a big trip to the mainland in July – splitting our time between California and Michigan. It will be really nice to catch up with family and friends that we only see a few times a year. I’ve watched my video of last year’s Michigan trip about twelve thousand times this week. Totally normal, right?

five || Fitness. Finding time to work out as a stay-at-home mom is harder than you probably realize. Especially with a ten month old who is walking, getting into everything and dealing with mama-separation anxiety. Any suggestions?!


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[april, darci, christina, natasha]

Happy Aloha Friday, y’all! 

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