Five on Friday

Happy Friday & Happy ONE WEEK until BLACK FRIDAY! 
Just think, exactly one week from today we will in the complete madness & hysteria of all that this “holiday” has to offer. To say I am excited is an understatement. 🙂
In the meantime, here are my five!

ONEPolka Dot Print.  As a true fashion lover, there are really few prints I discriminate against.  With that being said, there are some tried & true options that are my absolute favorites.  Polka dots are one of those & without a doubt, Waverly Maye can rock them like the best of them.

Really, is there anything cuter than a baby girl in this classic combo?!  This one-piece from BabyGap is sold out, but there are a couple of holiday options that I totally have my eye on (here & here).  Yes, both have polka dots AND holiday goodness all wrapped into one, which is clearly polka-dot perfection.
 TWO:  Target Paper Goods.  The Target dollar bins can suck me in any day of the year, but right now they are better than ever!  I picked up these labels & glitter tape this week & plan to use them with kraft paper to wrap all my presents. 
Now onto making that list & checking it twice!  I cannot believe Santa is about to make his debut!
Three:  We are definitely feeling the Christmas cheer over here, but are still embracing November & all things thankful.  We make goodies for our family & friends for each holiday, but there is obviously no better time than Thanksgiving.  After turning to Pinterest for some inspiration, I decided on a classic autumn mix this year.
I totally have a weakness for a sweet & salty mix, so we filled our own canisters with the extras!  Which made me so thankful & so not thankful for all of this festive food of the season at the same time.
FOUR:  This Thursday will be Waverly Maye’s second official Thanksgiving, so I felt it was time for her very own thankful tree.  I can’t help but love a tradition & feel like this is completely a worthwhile one!  Since Waverly isn’t quite ready yet to do it on her own, I felt comfortable giving her a helping hand this year.  I’m sure she will “thank” me later. 🙂
FIVE:  I’m certain that if my hubby was to do his own tree, after his wife & child, his next branch would list Bud Light.  Apparently Waverly Maye has picked up on how very thankful he is.  My parents took her to Target this week while I was at work … and said she ran to a huge beer displaying pointing & saying “dada”.  Proud dad moment right there, honey! 🙂  We know what his drink of choice will be at Thanksgiving dinner!
I am grateful for this link-up & really do look forward to it each week!!  Thank you to Darci & the ladies for hosting it & thank YOU for reading!


  1. November 22, 2013 / 12:37 pm

    Waverly is so adorable in that outfit!! Such a happy girl! I've also raided Target's dollar section a lot lately, some of the stuff I'm not sure how I'll use but its cute and cheap and I can't pass it up! haha! Last time I went they also had a beer bottle opener that looks like a silver credit card, which I'm throwing in my hubby's stocking!

  2. November 22, 2013 / 12:40 pm

    I love that polka dot outfit! I need to get more stuff with polka dots for Callie because I just love them! I love the target dollar bins but ours didn't have anything that cute — at least not yet! I will be looking! 🙂

  3. November 22, 2013 / 1:07 pm

    hahaha that is HILARIOUS about the beer display! gotta love little moments like that one. hilarious. loving the thankful idea to share as well….sweet and salty is my weakness too! YUM!!! happy friday, beauty! xx

  4. November 22, 2013 / 1:10 pm

    So sweet! Sadie says "daddy!!!!!!" everytime we pass the hunting section in Walmart or a sporting goods store or when she sees a white pickup truck anywhere. He's also super proud that she points out and says "deer!" every time she sees one in real life or in a photo. Bahahahaha Love that thankful tree…such a fun tradition to do with a little one!

  5. November 22, 2013 / 1:10 pm

    So sweet! Sadie says "daddy!!!!!!" everytime we pass the hunting section in Walmart or a sporting goods store or when she sees a white pickup truck anywhere. He's also super proud that she points out and says "deer!" every time she sees one in real life or in a photo. Bahahahaha Love that thankful tree…such a fun tradition to do with a little one!

  6. November 22, 2013 / 1:30 pm

    Target Dollar Spot gets me every time. I couldn't find glitter tape in my store which bummed me out 🙁 Love Waverly's cute thankful tree. I'll have to make those next year for my kids' art frames in our playroom to display.

  7. November 22, 2013 / 1:40 pm

    The dollar spot gets me every time too! I cant tell you how many things I have bought from there lately its ridiculous but fabulous at the same time! And seriously, every time I see little Waverly's outfits I just die. SO cute!! Happy Friday!

  8. November 22, 2013 / 1:49 pm

    Ohh, I am loving her little polka dot outfit!!!! AND hahaha I am dying over the bud light, that is hilarious!

  9. November 22, 2013 / 2:10 pm

    That outfit is so precious and I love the tree idea, so sweet!

    Gah, i've been avoiding target to save my wallet from suffering, but love those paper goods.

    stopping by from the link up

  10. November 22, 2013 / 2:16 pm

    Looks like I need to hit up Target's dollar bin! That's so sweet of y'all to do an autumn mix for your friends! I love that Waverly is thankful for Ice! I'm pretty sure if I made thankful tree for my dog she'd say the same thing!

  11. November 22, 2013 / 2:36 pm

    Looks like some fun crafting (aka krafting)! Love all those items. And that snack mix looks delish!

  12. November 22, 2013 / 2:46 pm

    what an absolute doll baby!!

  13. November 22, 2013 / 2:47 pm

    Her little smile is to die for. I love Waverly's thankful tree. I think I might have to make one for my baby man. 😀

  14. November 22, 2013 / 5:34 pm

    Loving Waverly Maye's thankful tree! I too, picked up some of those labels at Target and can't wait to use them – super cute! Have a great weekend.

  15. November 22, 2013 / 6:42 pm

    Waverly is so so so cute! I love that polka dot outfit! Happy Friday 🙂

  16. November 22, 2013 / 6:54 pm

    Oh, number five is hysterical! "They" are always watching!!!

  17. November 22, 2013 / 7:59 pm

    Yes, just yes to polka dot print! And that smile!!
    Yum, that autumn mix looks so good 🙂

  18. November 22, 2013 / 8:41 pm

    Abigail did a thankful tree at MOPS this week. Her 3 things were, "Church. Sonic. Home" Lol! So sweet, but where the heck did sonic come from?! Love her.

    I'm loving those polka dots on Miss W too!

  19. November 22, 2013 / 9:15 pm

    Oh my gosh–the beer story!!! That is hysterical!!!! What a little smarty she is! 🙂 And that fall mix looks good…I'm pretty much a sucker for anything that includes Bugles! ha! Takes me back to my childhood 🙂

    Have a great weekend!!!

  20. November 22, 2013 / 9:54 pm

    Haha I love her comment about the beer! My hubby would be proud too! 🙂

  21. November 22, 2013 / 9:58 pm

    LOVE those polka dots! And I'm definitely pinning that Thankful Tree to do with Elyse next year, I'm just not thinking we'll have time to do it this year!

  22. Anonymous
    November 23, 2013 / 6:23 am

    Target is amazing, but Target dollar bins are the best. I don't care if I was just at the store two days prior, I'm still taking a cruise through the dollar bin in case anything new is there. Hope you have a great weekend! 🙂

  23. November 23, 2013 / 5:37 pm

    loving the polka dots!! & your blog 🙂 new follower

  24. November 23, 2013 / 6:09 pm

    Love all of this! Great time of year to be thankful for all we have and you definitely have a lot to be thankful for – enjoy this week!

  25. November 23, 2013 / 7:39 pm

    Your little babe is adorable! I'm a fan of polls dots but don't rock them as well as your little one!

  26. November 24, 2013 / 4:23 am

    Waverly's thankful tree is awesome! What a great idea! I'm trying to figure out some crafty things to do with my 6 month old this Christmas.

    Elise @ Harvey Ever After

  27. November 24, 2013 / 2:58 pm

    Oh Pinterest. It gets me every time. I love the treat bags! I will definitely be making a thankful tree for Cash this week. Thanks for the inspiration! Hope you are enjoying your weekend!

  28. November 24, 2013 / 9:53 pm

    Hi! Here from the linkup! Love the pokadots and the goodie bags!! Great post!!

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