Friday Favorites


It's Friday!  I don't know what it is but the week back to work after vacation is long and hard.  I'm glad it is Friday and even happier that I'll be in my pajamas by 5pm tonight.  

It's time for some favorites from the week.  Here we go.

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We were able to reminisce a little this week about our vacation from all of my blogposts.  We had such a great vacation.  You can read all about it here, here and here.  



I still can't get over how cute the baby shower for Katy turned out.  

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My little buddy turns two in just over a month and this week I sent out his birthday party invitations.  We are working hard on his party fun.  My Aunt who made the cookies for the shower is making some for his party too.  Bring on all of the Elmo fun.  

We partied hard last year and it was traintastic.  

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Carson is learning so much at daycare.  He has been singing all week.  We have heard lots of knees and toes but Monday was all about his ABC's.  This kid is my favorite.  

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I love being a part of what is happening at Rodan + Fields.  I haven't been working as hard on my business lately due to work and other things but that does not change my love for these wonderful products.  I was able to watch some of convention and I'm so excited about my future with this great company.  Not to mention, the new products are incredible and so innovative.  
I would love to talk to you about some of these fantastic new products.  

During clinical trials of our new RETINAL serum, the facility called R+F to say......
We don't normally do this, but we HAD to tell you that everyone is wanting to know 'WHAT IS THIS? WHO MAKES IT? WHEN IS IT COMING OUT? 

How awesome is that?

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I can't wait for this!  I loved participating last year.  I'm working hard on all of my goodies.  I'll have some Rodan + Fields gift packs too.  If you are local, please come by and see me on November 4th.  

Have a great weekend everyone.  We will be home cheering on the Yankees tonight.  Well, the boys will be.  It is still hard for me to cheer for the Yankees.  I do like a happy husband though.  

Linking up with Andrea, Erika and Narci for Friday Favorites.
Linking up with April for Five on Friday.



Let's Get Crafty


My nights for the next few weeks are going to be filled with the smell of my hot glue gun, cinnamon rolls baking, and who knows what else as I get ready for this.

Hooray for the annual Craft & Bake Sale.  This will be my 2nd year to participate as a vendor.  Last year I did really well and had a good amount of Christmas money afterwards.  Hooray.  





I'm doing some of the same things as last year plus some new things.  I'm excited.  If I have anything left over after the sale, I plan to post them here if anyone is interested.  I know I need to make more coaster sets this year.  I sold out and had some custom orders requested last year.  

Vacation at Home


Happy Wednesday friends!  I hope you are having a great week so far.  Today, I am sharing the last of our vacation pictures from last week.  We flew home on Wednesday and decided to have some fun around Raleigh on Thursday and Friday.  Thursday we went to Hillridge Farms, a local pumpkin patch, and Friday we went to the State Fair.

Carson went through the maze to get in to Hillridge.  He loved running through it and splashing in the puddles from the rain the night before.  
 He had no desire to get off the swings.  He loves to swing.
He wanted to go down the slides too.  They were a little slick from the rain.
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After the little slide, we went for the big one.  Who doesn't love an 80 foot slide?
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He wanted to see all of the animals.  He liked talking to the chicks and the ducks.  Maybe a little too much FRIENDS watching happens at our house.
We chased Daddy into the fort and climbed through the tunnel.


We ended our morning with the hayride to pick out our pumpkins.

We spent the rest of the day getting some rest, doing a little shopping and picking out a new fish who we named Conrad.  

Friday morning we were up early to head to the State Fair.  

You know it's going to be a good day when you start with a country ham biscuit.

We loved the Bubble man and saw The Magic Bean Show.  We liked that we got a chocolate chip cookie too at the show.





We checked out PBS Land and saw our friend Elmo.

We learned about farming and saw the tractors.
We enjoyed our corn dogs and ended our time at the fair with trying to see the pig races.


We loved all of our family time last week!  Such a great week with my favorite boys.

Vacation Recap #2


Happy Tuesday friends!  I'm sharing some more vacation pictures today.  We had a great time in NWA.  I loved growing up in NWA and being able to take Greg and Carson is always fun for me.

Monday morning was a day at the Amazeum.  It is a Children's Museum and we loved it! 










There was so much to do and we didn't even get to do half of it.  We did experiments in the Hershey's Lab, painted and picked some apples.  We will definitely go back on our next trip.



After lunch and naptime, we made cookies with Mimi.  She even let us lick the beaters.  Woohoo.



We spent the rest of the day driving the Mustang, chilling in the hot tub and playing in the rocks before grilling steaks. 
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Tuesday turned cold and rainy so we did a lot more playing inside and watching Netflix.  Greg and I went to the Wal-Mart Museum and tried the Onyx Coffee Lab




We flew back home on Wednesday.  We took off Thursday and Friday and did some fun things at home including the Pumpkin Patch and the State Fair.  More on that tomorrow. 

See you tomorrow friends.