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Friday, June 4, 2021

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! What a week it has been. It was my first full week back in the office and then we had all the things. Kindergarten graduation, vacation prep, a girls bbq tonight, a company picnic/bbq tomorrow (Rory's work) and then our trip. It has been a lot to plan for. I feel like I have so many lists going right now. Grocery lists for four stores, packing lists, etc. 

Anyways onto Friday favorites and happenings.

ONE. As I mentioned above, the girls graduated from Kindergarten yesterday. I know people say it isn't a big deal, but it is. It has been a big year with so much change for my girls and they have truly rocked it. They have learned so much. I plan to share some photos next week, but I didn't have time to get them edited as I was baking cupcakes, making a big taco dinner for our family (last night) and shower my girls with love at their graduation.

But we did give them their graduation gift. And yes, this is over the top, but they have been amazing this last year. My parents, my in-laws and us went all in and got the girls a trampoline for graduation. We are getting our fence extended in our yard and after over a year of begging, we bought a trampoline. 

We wanted to get them one last year during Covid to keep them active and outside, but they were so expensive and always sold out. 

Yes this one is still expensive, but gets amazing reviews, has a higher weight capacity and has great safety measures to it.

ORCC 14 FT Trampoline

TWO. A month or so ago, Andrea posted the cutest J Crew dress. I knew I had to have it and so I bought it. If you sign up for their rewards program, you get free shipping and cash back. I had some cash to use, so I got this dress. I got it in a small and it fits perfectly. It has adjustable straps so you can wear it with a bra. I plan to wear it tomorrow to the company picnic for Rory's work. 

It also comes in black and lime green and white. So cute.

J Crew Smocked-Top Midi Dress

THREE. Last weekend we went to Spring Creek/Elko, Nevada to help my in-laws get settled into their mountain home. They just finished building it and needed some help putting together furniture and moving in. We had contemplated going as we had Walter and didn't know how he would do on the long car ride. But I bought a soft carrier off Amazon and it was amazing. He did so well. 

And I wonder why we didn't buy this carrier sooner? He laid down most of the way, was quiet and never complained. Usually he rides on one of our laps and is up and down. This thing is a game changer. He was cozy, the bed is soft and it was easy to transport him around.

Dog Carrier

FOUR. Speaking of the trip, I snapped a few photos of the views and just how incredible parts of Nevada can really be.

Spring Creek, Nevada

Spring Creek, Nevada

Lamoille Canyon
Lamoille Canyon

Lamoille Canyon

FIVE. Weekly funnies.





Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.

16 comments :

  1. Oh I cannot wait to see that dress on you. Whoohoo you have kindergarten grads. So cute and YES the trampoline. They will have so much fun!

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    1. They really will have so much fun. I will be posting a picture this weekend so be on the lookout! And I can't believe they are going into First grade. So crazy.

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  2. Great pictures! Congrats on kindergarten graduation and yes it is a big deal!

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    1. Thank you. It has been awesome for them and they had a blast.

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  3. That trampoline looks so fun! I think Kindergarten is a big deal in general. It is their first year of "real school." And the fact they did it in one of the hardest years our country has experienced with so many unknowns...definitely deserved to be celebrated! Love that dress, I bet it looks so cute on you! Hope you have a great weekend!

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    1. Thank you. I couldn't agree more. I have seen a lot online that basically says it is a playtime year and nothing to celebrate. My girls learned so much and did it during the hardest year we have had (at least for me). The dress is a real winner. Andrea has great taste!

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  4. Kinder grad is a HUGE deal and our school goes all out for it! Plus they had to get through it in a pandemic! That is definitely something to celebrate! I hope they enjoy the trampoline!!

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    1. It really is something. I think all kids had a tough year and survived it and even thrived in it in some cases. I am so glad others think it is a big deal too. I hope they enjoy the trampoline too. They were soooo excited. Have a great weekend!

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  5. Congrats to your girls for Kinder Graduation! So exciting and they are going to love that trampoline- how fun! xo, Biana

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  6. Just found you through the link up! :) Love that JCrew dress and those Nevada pics are gorgeous! Happy Friday!

    That Inspired Chick

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    1. Thank you! The J Crew dress is sooo pretty in person! And Nevada definitely has some amazing places, views and sights.

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  7. The landscape photos look amazing! It's so nice you got your kids a trampoline too - I'm sure they will love it! We really lucked out by having got the kids a trampoline for Christmas in 2019 - it was so useful for the 6 week lockdown when the playgrounds were closed so they could get out some energy!

    Hope you have a great weekend ahead of you! It's a fun one here with kids birthday parties :)

    Away From The Blue

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  8. Congratulations on the girls' graduation! I think it's such a big change for kids to go from preschool (or nothing) to kindergarten. I'm sure they will have many fun years on the trampoline. Nevada is beautiful! Seriously, why was milk pushed so hard on us as kids. I hate milk!

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