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randoms and tidbits…friday stuff


January 11, 2013

a. We are officially obsessed with Homeland…everyone kept telling us about this show and last weekend Showtime was free so we checked it out…ummm yeah, fast forward 5 hours after we watched 5 episodes back-to-back and we can admit we’re hooked. I got online the very next morning and ordered Season 1 on DVD…if you’re looking for a new show, check it out! You won’t be disappointed.

b. Thanks to Old Navy for having a 30% sale off everything the other day, this lady racked up some new maternity fashions, perfect for spring. Plus, you can NEVER have too many dresses and skirts. My goal this time around is to wear a lot of basics, but make sure I accessorize with necklaces, lightweight scarves, and such to make it fun and add some color.

c. Party planning for Miss Caroline’s 1st birthday party is in full swing…poor Jeff doesn’t know how to handle me because we’ll be laying in bed and I’ll throw out some random idea since it’s all I can seem to think about these days. We’re working on invitations right now with my favorite party girls, Nico and Lala, and I can’t wait to show off the final product. I’m making an inspiration board to get all my ideas together and can’t wait to share!

d. I won a giveaway at our last MOPS meeting of the year in December that is a daily devotional for kids called Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. I’ve been reading one a day and it is really helping me to remember what’s important and how to always include God in everything we do…such a great little daily reminder!

e. We have a big weekend in the books fast approaching and I cannot wait to let the festivities begin! Miss Caroline has an overnight rendezvous scheduled with her Mimi and Pappy tonight so Jeff and I are headed to  try out a new restaurant…one of my favorite traditions we like to do. Then, best friend Bev and Christian are coming into town to stay for the weekend and we’ve got all sorts of fun planned out with everyone. CC also has her first official birthday party to attend Saturday afternoon for her playmate Mary Hayes!

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!

  1. Emily says:

    Gotta Love Homeland. Brody is such a love/hate character for me!!! I can't wait to hear about the 1st Birthday Party. TGIF.

  2. I've been hearing so many great things about Homeland. My husband and I are going to have to watch that series for sure now. Also, that devotional book for kids looks perfect for gifts. Thanks for sharing!

  3. megan says:

    Ok, I have seriously got to check out Homeland. Everyone is talking about it! Have a great weekend!

  4. Amy says:

    I love that show! Boyfriend & I had the same thing happen to us; we randomly decided to watch it on a Sunday afternoon, started with the first episode, and suddenly it was every night, two episodes a night, until we got to the end of Season 2! Such a great show!

  5. Courtney says:

    Homeland is addictive, we love it!

  6. I am anxious for the Season 2 of Homeland to come out on Netflix. We flew through Season 1 . So good!

  7. Brooke says:

    I love Homeland too!

    =) Brooke

  8. Arielle says:

    I'm gonna have to check that show out!!

  9. We did the same thing with Homeland! We watched the second season in two days.

  10. Laura Graham says:

    We too just recently started and watching and now are all caught up! Its a GREAT show! Girl you need to get a netflix subscription and stream shows like that!

  11. a' la mode says:

    when do we find out the sex? i'm dying to know, lol! xoxo shel

  12. I CANNOT wait to see what you have in store for Miss Caroline's 1st birthday…. I AM invited, right?? 😉 😉

    And I've been reading Jesus Calling too! I bought the regular book and the children's version and usually read it to Jackson in the mornings (but I forgot today!!).

    And I'm cracking up about her 1st birthday being on your mind all the time. I was the exact same way!!! IT'S SO MUCH FUN. Stressful at times, but so fun and worth making a huge deal out of!!

  13. Natalie says:

    i have that jesus calling devo for myself and one for my baby. 🙂

  14. mrsmassa724 says:

    I LOVE the Jesus Calling for adults so I imagine the one for kids is just as amazing!!

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