Five on Friday

TGIF, & happy one week until Halloween!!  We have had quite the busy week our way, it has flown by & we are not complaining a bit.  Tonight we have Waverly’s halloween party to start off a festive week of fun, can’t wait to celebrate & to see all the little ones in their costumes.
Here are our FIVE … 

ONE.  I am so honored to be working with Parenting Magazine this week, as a kick-off to their new “glam mom” series.  They will be featuring different mom bloggers each week, all talking about their beauty routines plus how they have changed since having children (something we can all relate to!).  The link can be found here! 🙂

TWO.  We were able to fit in one more trip to the pumpkin patch, I can’t get over how seriously Waverly Maye takes this whole pumpkin thing.  She loves to pick them up all on her own, carrying them back & forth from her wagon like its her job.  We took a couple home this time, they are on our porch & every single time we get home Waverly likes to sit on hers to say “cheese!”.  Love her.

THREE.  We had friends over for brunch last weekend & I made these french toast sticks for the kids.  Waverly went for the syrup first, it obviously got all over her, but it was well-worth it.  They were delicious, we definitely recommend the recipe!
FOUR.  Our weather has been so unpredictable lately, warm one day & freezing the next (am I allowed to complain yet?!).  We took advantage of one of our warmer days for some painting in the backyard, Waverly spotted this Elmo book at Target the other day & we were so excited to try it out!

And then she put the paint in her mouth, just to look up at me with that “I’m going to test you” face.  Toddlers. 😉
FIVE.  We have family pictures this weekend, something that can either go really well or the other way around.  Crossing our fingers!!  My sweet & talented friend Jess sent Waverly the cutest bows from her recent fall line, they are perfect for the season.  I hope to share some great pictures soon!
Happy weekend everyone, hope it’s a good one!



  1. October 24, 2014 / 12:06 pm

    I can totally relate to 'that look' Waverly has in the last picture. We see it frequently at our house.
    Congrats on your Parent Magazine feature!

  2. October 24, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    Congrats on the collaboration with People! So exciting!

  3. October 24, 2014 / 1:18 pm

    Family pictures this weekend? I am completely ready to be absolutely SWOONED!!! haha Cannot wait to see! How cool about the article feature, I'm heading over right this minute! Hope ya'll have a fabulous weekend pretty lady! xoxo

  4. October 24, 2014 / 1:20 pm

    Have fun at the halloween party! And I cannot wait to see your family photos!

  5. October 24, 2014 / 1:31 pm

    Oh my goodness, the pumpkin patch pictures are amazing!!! Congrats on the magazine, that's so awesome!!!! Have a wonderful weekend.

  6. October 24, 2014 / 1:49 pm

    Hahaha, that picture with the paintbrush in her mouth is hysterical. Congrats on your partnership with Parenting Magazine!

  7. October 24, 2014 / 2:04 pm

    So awesome about the magazine feature…I can't wait to read!! Good luck with family pics this weekend…you have a beautiful little family..can't wait to see how they turn out!

  8. October 24, 2014 / 2:25 pm

    Congrats on being featured in Parenting Magazine! And Waverly is seriously the cutest!

  9. Anonymous
    October 24, 2014 / 3:04 pm

    Oh YAY for family pictures!! I need to get Christmas ones done like asap!

  10. October 24, 2014 / 4:17 pm

    Eeep – congrats on the Parents Mag feature!! How awesome.
    How adorable that Waverly is so into the pumpkins!
    And, those French toast sticks are on our must-make list!

  11. October 24, 2014 / 5:32 pm

    I love Parenting Magazine! Great tips 🙂

    And that "I'm gonna test you face" – definitely know that one a little too well!

  12. October 24, 2014 / 6:24 pm

    My son loves french toast and I think he'd be in heaven with the french toast sticks!! I honestly kind of forgot about those! Love that you made them.

  13. October 24, 2014 / 7:05 pm

    Congrats on the Parents magazine thing! That's awesome. I can tell you exactly how my routine has changed – it no longer exists! 🙂 We just did fall family photos last weekend too. I'm also crossing my fingers they turn out. Both kids were in good moods and I didn't have a meltdown, so I think that's a success!

  14. October 24, 2014 / 7:07 pm

    Love the pictures with the pumpkins! How fun!

  15. October 24, 2014 / 8:20 pm

    french toast sticks?! WAY cooler than regular french toast. these are definitely on the list for being made this weekend!

  16. October 25, 2014 / 3:58 am

    Congrats on the People magazine collaboration! Great article!
    LOVE how happy Waverly is at the pumpkin patch!
    And so excited to see your family pictures! I'm sure they will be gorgeous!
    Happy weekend 🙂

  17. October 26, 2014 / 11:35 am

    Cute cute pics! That's awesome about the magazine article, congrats! Love those French toast sticks- will have to save that one!

  18. October 27, 2014 / 4:29 pm

    I am loving all of your trips to the pumpkin patch! Cute pictures! Those French toast sticks look delicious!

  19. October 27, 2014 / 6:27 pm

    Love the pumpkin patch pictures! We have the same weather. It's supposed to be 75 tomorrow, and they're calling for snow flurries on Halloween night! Insane! Enjoy your week!

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