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Life’s Little Pleasures


November 4, 2011

It’s the little things in life, right? This is my happy list of
all the things I am loving this week…
Skinny Peppermint Lattes at Starbucks…they must have gotten my complaints advice on offering this as an option to help bypass “holiday weight gain”–a tall is only 100 calories!
Water for Elephants DVD…the hubs surprised me when I got home and had this ready to watch since I didn’t get to in the theater–we stayed up late watching it, but it was fantastic!
The LSU/Alabama showdown on Saturday…though I normally despise dislike these teams equally, I am really pumped to see them play each other since they are ranked #1 and #2 in the nation–if I were a betting woman, my money would be on Sweet Home Alabama…I just don’t see Les Miles tackling over Saban’s NFL-worthy football team
My New Diaper Bag…Jeff gave in and let me have the one I really wanted! Kate Spade, oh how I love you and your friends and family sale–I know it’s “essentially” a purse with a changing pad and sections for necessities, but I knew I wanted a bag that would go with everything and be classic and simple.
Friday…nothing feels as good as when Friday comes around each week. And being able to work from home today is just icing on the cake!
Celebrating friends’ engagements…tonight, we’ll be in Knoxville to celebrate Julie and Jon with great friends and their families. Its going to be so much fun and I can’t lie-I’m really looking forward to their beach wedding next May {hallejuah one of my friends is finally doing a destination wedding–score!}
Upon our return to Nashville on Saturday, I’ll be hitting it hard to keep my momentum going on Christmas shopping, celebrating a friend’s husband’s 30th birthday, and then having a little picture rendezvous with my favorite photog on Sunday for our holiday pictures–exciting and busy! Hope you all have a great weekend, too 😉
  1. I can't wait to watch the game either. It will be a good one for sure. I am going to have to try the peppermint latte. Also, I love your diaper bag, so cute!

  2. P!nky says:

    Peppermint SKINNY LATTE!!! I will be stopping by starbucks today thank you! (love the picture too)

    Hooray for friday and for friends getting engaged! Nothing is as special as celebrating a good friend finding true love!


  3. Samma says:

    YUM! I have not gotten my diaper bag yet, but I was perusing that very one- so cute. Have fun here this weekend! It is cold and rainy today, but I think it will clear up. Have a great weekend!

  4. I cant wait to see how you incorporate that baby bump and little miss in your christmas card!! Have an aweseome weekend friend! – Sarah

  5. Courtney says:

    Thank you for the tip on the Starbucks drink! I've been looking for less calorie options!

  6. Ashley says:

    Skinny Peppermint Latte…yum, sounds really good! I need to try that ASAP!

    You are the cutest preggers lady! And, that Kate Spade diaper bag is precious!!

  7. Candice Lynn says:

    that's the same diaper bag my sister has! love it

  8. Sarah says:

    Love that diaper bag…I have been looking at that one too!

  9. Sarah says:

    I just watched Water For Elephants earlier this week, it was so good! And The Hub's actually enjoyed it too! 🙂

  10. Mary Eliza says:

    Oh man I was so excited to see those red cups this week–and a skinny peppermint latte? Best news ever.

    Water for Elephants–such a good movie!

    Happy Friday!

  11. Jess says:

    I can't wait to see your Xmas photos! Have a wonderful weekend! Sounds like you guys are busy!

  12. Ashley says:

    I tried my first Skinny Peppermint Mocha this morning! Delicious…and this is coming from a girl who does NOT like any type of coffee 🙂

  13. Petchie says:

    Great post! I did not know that Starkbucks has Skinny Peppermint Lattes for only 100 calories!! I am definitely going to have to try this!

    P.s. I am a new follower and I love your blog, catching up on all of your favorite posts and I love your wedding posts! I am getting married in a few months and I am so excited!

    I just started a feature for wedding guest post & I would love to have you be a guest!! Email me if you are interested petchie.lovestory@gmail.com


  14. Shari says:

    Love the new diaper bag! And, I can't wait to see the movie Water For Elephants. I have the book..which I want to read first. 🙂

  15. Have a wonderful weekend! Dying for that Starbucks treat AND definitely want to see that movie since I missed it too!

  16. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Just had my first skinny peppermint mocha this season… always a must! Sooo good!

  17. I got the same baby bag!! Love it!

  18. Lauren says:

    The peppermint skinny latte sounds really good! And that diper bag is so cute, at first I thought it was a purse! Love it!

    Hope you have a great day!



  19. Arielle says:

    Love the diaper bag! :))

  20. I love the peppermint mochas! 🙂 Yum! I love the diaper bag – so cute for you and you're right – it goes with everything. You are going to be the cutest little mama on the planet 😉

  21. Kristin says:

    I discovered the skinny peppermint lattes at Starbucks yesterday! It looks like I have your little suggestions to thank for my new holiday obsession! 🙂 So thank you. Because I'm in love.

    Also, I just have to say – I love your positive outlook on everything. Your blog is one that I actually look forward to reading each day because of your enthusiasm and your optimism. Thanks for making me smile daily!

  22. Amy says:

    I LOVE your diaper bag and I love that it goes with anything and everything. I think that is definitely the way to go!!!

  23. YAY! Even though you said you usually "dislike" ALABAMA I'm glad you chose us between the two!! 🙂

    ROLL TIDE & I love your finds!

  24. Mrs. SE says:

    I got a bag from the Kate Spade sale too- their prices were fantastic!

  25. Brandy says:

    Love the diaper bag. Hated your game pick, haha. You lose 10 respect points from me for picking Bama. Geaux Tigers! Best game of the year even though it was a kicking game, I'll take that W. Born and bred Southern and bleed purple and gold here in Louisiana haha. Can't wait to hear baby girls name!

  26. Mrs. W says:

    I finally got to see Water for Elephants this weekend…love it! That is one pretty diaper bag!!

    Happy Monday!

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