Being Brickner : Five on Friday: October Edition

Friday, October 4, 2013

Five on Friday: October Edition

Thank you for sweet & thoughtful comments on last week's Five on Friday post, my breastfeeding journey, & on welcoming our nephew last weekend.  I feel so fortunate to have met so many lovely ladies through this blog, so much so that I upgraded the blog this week to include a custom Words About Waverly button & a Pinterest button for all my pictures.  Big things over here. :)
 
And of course, HAPPY FRIDAY!  It's time to link-up with our fave five!
 
ONE - Apples.  Waverly Maye has a current obsession with apples, she wants them ALL the time!  One apple will really keep her occupied for at least half an hour, which is more than I can say for any of the expensive toys we have purchased for her.
 

 
How healthy & completely FESTIVE of her!  Second to pumpkins, apples are our fruit of the fall & I've already indulged her craving with a batch of caramel apple cookies & have plans to go apple picking soon.
 
TWO - Fall Decor.  I'll be the first to admit that I didn't really get into decorating for Fall or Halloween until this year.  Last year Waverly Maye was three months old & we were so sleep deprived, I'm not even sure we knew that it was October.  But now that she is older, more aware, & we have our OWN house, it is totally time.  That, & I have been inspired by so many of you ladies!


 
I love a garland so much that I would actually wear one if it was socially acceptable!  However, most of our "decor" budget has to go to actually furnishing our newly purchased home.  So instead, I decided to make my own in addition to the white one I already had from Etsy.  I used inspiration from this tutorial & the pumpkins are from Micheals
 
 
THREE - Halloween Books.  Would the holiday really be official without books to go along with it?!  Waverly Maye really does enjoy storytime each night, but after trial & error, we have quickly learned board books are the only way to go right now.  Here is our Halloween collection, all with hard covers & complete with our latest addition, Halloween Jack.
 
 
 FOUR - We clearly love to dress-up, but like many of you, we love our jammies too!  Our favorite places for holiday jams are Gap, Old Navy & Target.  And as always, we are loving a festive Target sippy cup.  It's the little things ...



FIVE - Boots.  No October list of mine would be complete without a mention of my preferred fall footwear.  There is really nothing better than a good pair of boots, & I am LOVING all of the options out there right now. My must-haves are ankle booties, riding boots, & these adorable oxfords.
*All appropriate for chasing around a toddler, a definite plus. :)
 
Happy Friday & Happy October!
XOXO


6 comments:

  1. great work on the DIY decor!!
    I love that sippy cup! I haven't seen any at our target yet but I will be on the hunt now!!

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  2. your little girl is a CUTIE!!

    have a great friday!
    xo, sarah grace
    gracefullymadedesigns.com/blog

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  3. Waverly is so stinkin' adorable! Thanks for stopping by my blog! We LOVE Target & Old Navy for pjs and just everyday clothes...such great, inexpensive options!

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  4. Thank you for stopping by my blog! How absolutely adorable is Waverly? My mom's nickname is Waverly (not sure where it came from since her name is Beth) I love that name! =) That little girl has some style!! =) Loving your fall décor! Have a great weekend!

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  5. She is too cute! Have a good weekend!
    Katie
    godslittlegrace.blogspot.com
    www.esty.com/shop/GodsLittleGrace

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  6. Love the coffee station! I'm looking forward to setting my coffee station back up once we move to a place with more counter space. And Waverly is too cute!

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