16.9.16

Five On Friday!!

ahhhh FRIDAY.
All the friYAY snaps, y'all. I love seeing my friends' pretty faces!! :)

This has been a crazy busy, but super fun week! I feel like I say that every week now. AND look at me, blogging multiple times in one week!

Fridays are my days off and I have been loving them. Coffee, catching up on my favorite blog posts.... I'll leave out the part about catching up on homework.

Five On Friday...

//ONE// Junior League has officially started up for the year and I am so so glad that I decided to stay in League! I am on the Project GEM committee and this week we had our first session. I failed so hard at finding someone to come speak but another girl on the committee came through and saved me. Her speaker was fabulous and I'm actually kind of glad I couldn't find someone since the man she brought in was so good. He taught the little girls about self defense and the dangers of abduction, and how to try to run away. SUCH GOOD info! We also had to officers from the FSPD come in and teach about internet safety, which was also SO GOOD. I was so proud to be a part of that even if I didn't get the speaker I intended. The women on my committee are super nice and I'm glad to get to know them better and make friends. Just another reason I love Fort Smith.




//TWO// Bible Journaling kicked off on Monday. At my church, St. John's Episcopal Church, we have "small groups ministries" (I actually think I call the small group something different every time, but there are so many KINDS of groups....). This year my Vino League is going on its 3rd year, and I'm starting a Bible journaling group. The turn out was small (me, Sophia, and one lady from church), but it will grow. I had a blast and so did Sophia and Mariko. It is a fun way to grow our relationships with each other and also grow our connection to Christ.


//THREE// I did really well sticking to "clean" eating and smaller portions. Well, with the exception of last night. I took my lunch every day to work and ate really well for all other meals. Today while the kids are in school I'm going to hit up the local health food store for some ACV and a couple bottles of booch. I'm torn between trying new flavors that I may not like OR going to Squash Blossom because they're the only place that consistently carry my fave... GT's strawberry serenity. If I go to 3 different stores I can get all 3 of my favorite flavors... they're all over town though and I just doubt that will happen!

//FOUR// My 2017 Erin Condren Life Planner came in yesterday!! I am SO excited! I won't elaborate much on this because I added photos to my story on both insta & snap. Just know its pink with flamingos and my name looks adorable and I got the rose gold coil. L O V E

//FIVE// Music on the lawn at the Clayton House was so nice last night! The Sara Lyons Band played and they were so good! My friends from work came out and I saw some other friends around too. I brought the wine and April brought the cheese plate and we had a nice time. The weather was amazing and the Clayton House was, as always, perfect. I credit that to Julie, if you ever go there ask for her! She is such a special lady.


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11.9.16

A little Belated

We had a super busy weekend! It was fun, but I totally forgot to do Five on Friday!! I am going to do it today, because I love it :)

ONE// I ordered my 2017 Erin Condren Life Planner last week. I have used the vertical for the last year and I am making the switch to the hourly. I'm so excited! I can't order a new planner without ordering new stickers... oh and EC had a buy x amount and get $10 off your next order... so of course I bought a few things! Right now they are running their buy a planner, get a sticker  book free promo, which kind of makes me wish I had waited, but not really. You can order a planner today and use my referral code to get $10 off AND get a free sticker book!

Since I ordered a new planner, I also ordered some new stickers. I'm working to get my physical life back on track so I was super excited when I found these Tone It Up inspired stickers from @BuckeyeBeauty on etsy!

Then, I have always wanted these adorable life fail stickers from PeanutButterTaco but never ordered them.. well y'all, that changed this week. They're SO FUNNY though I am not sure if I can bring myself to use them! haha!
These forced family fun stickers will be SO PERFECT for our planned camping trip in a couple of weeks. My children whine and hate it so much when we drag them out into the woods to sleep!! They will look back on those memories and miss them when they're grown though, I just know it!

I laugh every time I look at these!! 

TWO// Beth & Russell came from Alabama to run the RussVegas triathlon this weekend and they stayed with me. It was so fun to see my friend TWO weekends in a row!! I babysat their son Jacob while they ran the tri and Sophia had so much fun with him. They hadn't seen each other since they were 2 or 3 and we were in HSV for spring break with my sister.

THREE// New York in the Fort happened last night, and it was so fun! Beth, Russell and I went and checked out the revamped Simply Couture Boutique downtown and I got the cutest dress and bracelet! I can't wait to wear them.. maybe I will to work tomorrow. The dress is a long sleeved frock so I may have to wait a while. Its not quite fall weather down here in Arkansas, y'all.


FOUR// Homework. The classes I'm taking right now are killing me. I don't know if I'm just having a hard time because I'm so busy with everything else, or if I just really truly hate the classes. They're so boring. AND the last assignment I had to do- nothing related to the topic was mentioned in the textbook. I am so frustrated with these classes and eager for them to be over. TWO MORE after these two and that little piece of paper is mine! 

FIVE// Hair probs. The last time I posted a 5OF I mentioned rose gold hair. Well, I just can't really decide what I want to do. I sort of miss dark hair. I hate dealing with grey hair (yes I unfortunately have so many).... and dark hair means more actual color maintenance for me dealing with them. I also want my hair to get longer and it seems to be easier for me to grow out when its brunette. I haven't struggled with a hair decision this much in a long time (probably last time I went back to brunette). 






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