Friday, September 20, 2019

Friday Favorites

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First off, I want to say thank you to everyone who reached out to me after my Confessions post on Wednesday. It means a lot to me. Life has just been tough lately. Thankfully, only with me and not my kids or family.

I don't know what it was, but I just didn't have the time to blog this week. Also, a lot has been going on in my life, so I just put blogging to the side. Sometimes that just needs to happen. But I did get a post out today and I have posts planned for all next week. I already wrote them. Anyways, we don't have much planned this weekend and I am ok with it. I am hoping for good weather and maybe one last Tahoe day. Fingers crossed.

Onto Friday Favorites and Happenings.

ONE. Lindsay (from Lindsay's Sweet World) did a Fall home tour this week on her blog and I saw the cutest little bats all over her fireplace (well above it) and I knew they would be the perfect decoration for my house. You get 72 bats in 4 different sizes and they seem like pretty good quality. Plus they are 3D and easy to apply to the wall. I can't wait to decorate this weekend!!
3D Bat Halloween Decorations

TWO. So we are taking our yearly family photos soon. We wanted to do them in the Summer time and get some at the lake, but time got away from us again, so we are doing them in the Fall again. I already started planning out outfits. Rory asked if we could do flannel and cowboy boots since the girls got new boots and wear them everyday.

I love a good flannel and LL Bean recently had sales on all of their flannels. All of our flannels are still on sale too. These are the flannels we got. We will pair them with jeans and cowboy boots.
LL Bean Women's Signature Flannel

LL Bean Men's Scotch Plaid Flannel

LL Bean Girl's Plaid Flannel

THREE. I have been shopping Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty deals and tomorrow is what I have been holding out for. My favorite concealer, Tarte's Shape Tape is on sale for 50% off. I have been scraping the inside of my tube to get me through the last week or so. But tomorrow I am picking it up. I get Light Neutral. This stuff covers up my dark circles under my eyes, covers my blemishes and goes on smoothly. This stuff is the real deal. It will be on sale for $13.50.

FOUR. I bought the cutest tee from Nordstrom recently and I love it. I love the cut on the neckline...square cut. I can wear it to work under a blazer or on the weekends. I got the purple which is sold out, but I am considering getting another color to wear with my skirts. And it is one sale for $21 right now. 
Halogen Square Neck Tee

FIVE. Funnies for the week.

I am linking up with AprilA Little Bit of EverythingMeet @ the Barre and Becky.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Love the memes and I loved Lindsay’s bats. Hope you get some rest this weekend.

  2. I have been so busy I have not had time to read and comment on blogs so catching up. Flannel will be so cute for pics. I need to do some decorating, but I just can't do halloween until october for some reason.

    1. I am the same way. I did put one up to see how it would look and I love them. I bought a few items at Target this weekend, but never put them up. I am right there with you.

  3. The Dominoes!! HAHA - that'd be my thinking!!!
    Still keeping fingers crossed & prayers lifted for better days ahead for you my friend!!!

    1. Hahha. That was a good one, right?! Thank you so much. I got some results back and I have to do even more tests. Ugh.

  4. Hahahaha. That last one has me cracking up. That is exactly how I felt at the end of my working at my job. I can't wait to see what you do with the bats. The girls are going to love them. I hope your weekend is great! You deserve it after all the crap that's been going on lately.

    1. I put one up to see what we thought of them and we love them. I am holding out til this weekend to decorate though. I did have a good weekend. I have a lot still going on and more tests today, but hopefully they figure it out soon. Thanks for checking in.

  5. I'm sorry you're going through some thing's and hope all is ok. Those bats are so fun! I'm planning on heading to Ulta tomorrow. I also have a birthday reward I need to use. I hope you have a great weekend!

    1. Thank you. Things are tough and I had more tests today and more coming up, but hopefully we figure this out....and hopefully it isn't anything serious. Oh your birthday rewards are always good. I hope you had a good weekend!