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Five on Friday


February 28, 2014

One. Coaching with Emily Ley 
Dive in head first, right?? That’s what I am about to do and I am ecstatic about it. I know I’ve been teasing you all for what seems like forever about the business I’m opening and it’s inching closer and closer and I couldn’t be happier for what’s to come. I’ll give you two hints…my business is going to be online and it’s going to be tailored to the little ones. That’s all you get…for now at least! But, just the other day, I saw a blog post from the talented Emily Ley and jumped for joy when I saw what she was offering…an online webinar for shop coaching. I signed up immediately and I cannot wait to “attend”. My friend Leslie raves about what Emily did for her photography business and I am hoping to learn some of her tips and tricks, as well. More to come I assure you.

Two. Did Someone Say Crock Pot? 
Add this to the list of another successful, add-it-to-the-roundup of crockpot dinners for our family. I tried out Chef in Training’s Crock Pot Chicken Parmesan last week and it was amazing…easy to assemble, and then toss it in, and then 4-6 hours later, you have a winner! Try it, you just might like this version more than the traditional way.

Three. And Baby Makes Three
This weekend, all the girls (AKA beeshes) are going to be in town celebrating this pretty lady, and her little nugget baking away. Hurt looks ADORABLE and we are so happy to shower her with goodies for the peanut she is expecting in May. We have replaced crazy bachelorette festivities in exchange for baby showers and it makes me so happy to see my friends become mamas…such fun fun times ahead!!

Four. Moms on Call Toddler Version
Got a toddler?? You need this book…trust me! Toddlers are crazy little things, let me tell you, and we’re just now getting to the “good stuff”. We needed a refresher course in sleep training, an easy-to-follow system for misbehaving, details on how to overcome tantrums, and hoards of other topics and this has been a great read for February. Moms on Call to the rescue yet again!!!

Five. Oscar Time!!
I’m a sucker for some celeb-stalking and award season has to be one of my favorite things ever. And of course the Academy Awards is the biggest and best and we tune in each year to see who takes home the coveted Oscar. My predictions include Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor and Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor for Dallas Buyer’s Club, Cate Blanchett for Best Actress, Jennifer Lawrence for Best Supporting Actress, and Twelve Years a Slave for Best Picture. And the fact that Ellen is hosting this year is icing on my cake!!

As always, you know what to do for today’s link up festivities…join Darci, Christina, April, and I and share 5 goodies of your very own! Happy Friday and cheers to a great weekend friends.

  1. BLovedBoston says:

    So excited for the Oscars and especially the red carpet!! can't wait to see what your new venture will be!! Happy weekend!

  2. I haven't even seen the movie, but I am all for "Jordan Catalano" taking home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor…and Jennifer Lawrence…because, duh! 🙂 And that is super exciting about your new business. Will these little people include almost 4 year old girls? That's what we have!
    Eva Marie Taylor

  3. That crockpot meal looks perfect!! I am so excited about the Oscars too, it's always so fun to watch the award shows!

  4. Love the orange color!!! Such a cute outfit! 🙂 Happy Friday! 🙂

  5. Pumped for the oscars!!! So many great movie choices this year + I obviously love watching the red carpet :)! Xx.

  6. Yum, that crockpot dinner sounds great! I've been using mine so much more lately, I'll had to add that to my recipe stash 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  7. That meal looks delicious and I cannot wait for the Oscars!!

  8. Jess Norden says:

    I am definitely adding the chicken parm to our favorites! I love Italian and I love the crock pot. 🙂

    We used MOC when Cam was an infant, but you're right – it's time for the toddler version. We are experiencing some serious sh*t in our neck of the woods, and we need a little help!!!!

    Happy Weekend!

  9. That chicken parm looks delicious!!! I will definitely have to try it. And I actually saw you recommend that book a different time and went to look for it but wasn't sure where you could buy it? Is it available on Amazon? Or the MOC website? Thanks! Happy weekend!

  10. Looking froward to hearing more tidbits about your new online business. 🙂

  11. I LOVE Emily Ley & you'll get so much our of her coaching sessions!!

  12. Meredith says:

    Love Emily Ley, can't wait to hear more about your business and it's centered towards the little's sounds even better. 🙂 Happy Friday!

  13. OKay I'm downloading a copy of Moms on Call to see what they have to offer about toddlers who want to stay up until midnight like a college kid!

  14. Can't wait to hear about your new business venture!!

  15. I'm a NEWBIE blogger and I accidentally took 2 spots in your linkup (277/278). I'm sorry! I don't know how to delete it!

  16. Girl … you KNOW I am so excited for your shop to open … waiting on pins and needles for more details! So very exciting!

    Also – I have heard the best thing about Moms On Call! Will be checking it out ASAP.

  17. Samma says:

    Working on newborn sleep schedules with a toddler from that Moms on Call book right now. I feel like two is such a puzzle with sleeping, getting naps coordinated, school schedule etc.

  18. Megan says:

    Ahhh, I can't wait to hear more about your shop, so exciting!!!! Also, I've got a bazillion Crockpot recipes if you need more! 🙂

    Hello Newlywed Life Blog

  19. Cherish says:

    Can't wait to hear more about your business venture, so exciting! And that crockpot chicken parm recipe is right up my alley, pasta + crockpot = brilliant. Have a fabulous weekend! : )

  20. Lauren says:

    woohoo for Moms on Call toddler edition! Love their books! And that crockpot chicken parm looks delicious! so yummy!

  21. Tara says:

    That chicken parm looks amazing! I'm definitely going to try it so thanks for sharing 🙂

  22. Helen says:

    Chicken parm in the crock pot? Yummy! I'm going to have to try that ASAP! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  23. Jodi says:

    I'm going to have to try that crockpot recipe….love the crockpot!

  24. cannot wait to hear about your business venture lady- sounds like it might be dangerous for my wallet! Def trying that chicken parm- Stephen is going to be over the moon for this!

  25. Courtney B says:

    Yummmm… pinning that recipe right now!
    Mia LOVED watching the oscars! She stared at the tv and clapped and clapped and clapped 🙂

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