Friday, May 15, 2015

Five On Friday


Happy Friday!!  I am looking forward to a fun weekend away from the hustle & bustle.  Jack is going to meet a lot of new people this weekend & visit Grandma & Grandpa's house for the first time!!  Linking up with April today for...


And Erika, Andrea & Narci for...



1 - I recently started using Coconut Oil for lotion & it is amazing what it can do for your skin!  At first it was a little too oily for me but, after it soaks in it feels amazing!!  I'm definitely hooked on using Coconut Oil now!  Do you use Coconut oil?


2 - After buying a few & letting them go bad I finally picked up & cooked a Spaghetti Squash last week!  Matt & I were both pleasantly surprised at how good it was & that it filled us up so much.  We piled our plates up, as seen below, and couldn't finish all that we put on our plate.  It was very good & filling!  We'll definitely be cooking another spaghetti squash!

3 - TV Shows - The Royals... Has anyone else been watching this show?  There is certainly no shortage of drama there... Ugh, the brother - He gives me to ebee gebees!  I would love to smack the Queen Mother and those poor kids... HAHA!  Sounds like a super uplifting shower from how I'm talking about it!  But, I am enjoying it & can't wait for it to come back on next season!

Scandal - OH MY GOSH!  Who is watching Scandal!?!?  That finale... I heard that there may be 3 main characters killed off... but, what if it was more 3 main characters that are just gone & won't bee back every show??  Jake, Mellie & Cyrus... Thoughts??  Ah & I want to know what happens with Huck & Quinn!!  I have a feeling Huck may win that fight & it's not going to end well for Quinn... ugh!  I can't wait for Scandal to come back in the Fall!

4 - I have been wanting to spruce up our back porch for a while now but, it's just something that's been put off.  Now that Jack is here I really want to add a seating area to the back porch so that we can spend some morning and/or afternoons out there & enjoy the fresh air!  I have my eye on this one from World Market - 

5 - And what's a blog post these days without some baby pictures!?  Earlier this week Jack was snoozing away & it was an hour past his time to eat + was getting into the evening & we needed him to sleep that night.  So, I had to wake him up... Needless to say He was not the easiest little guy to wake up.  (Maybe a little like his momma!) :)


Those thighs though... I pinch them alll the time!  And those cheeks!  He's a pinch-able baby for sure!!


Have a great weekend!


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

My First Mother's Day


This Sunday was a super special day for me, as it was my first Mother's Day!  We were out of town for a college graduation so, majority of the day was spent traveling back home - who would of thought, us, traveling!?  It will be the same come Father's Day so, what do ya do!?  Matt let me sleep in that morning - & I woke up feeling guilty but, it was so much appreciated!  Traveling actually worked out in my favor though because we just so happened to be passing by my favorite small Texas town, Gruene & stopped to spend some time there.  While walking around we stumbled upon a new-to-us outdoor place that had live music so, we stopped in & spent the rest of our time there.  It was exactly what we love to do & we had so much fun!  When we got home Sunday night Matt gave me my card & gift.  In the card was a foot print & a hand print of Jack's - my heart melted!  I will cherish that card forever & ever!  The boys also gave me this beautiful James Avery ring with Jack's initials on it - I love it so much!

Sleepy boy!

Family Selfie



This boy... He makes my heart just explode with love & happiness.  I have truly never known a love the way I love this little boy & I am so blessed to be his mommy!


Friday, May 8, 2015

Five on Friday



Hi y'all!  Happy Friday!!  I felt like I had some things other than straight baby talk to write/share about today so, here I am! I'm linking up with April, Natasha, Christina & Darci today!


1 - Monday a girlfriend & I took our boys to the Ft Worth Zoo. Blaine is 13 weeks older than Jack & even though they couldn't really interact it was nice to get out & enjoy our beautiful zoo!





2 - Yesterday I decided to change up the nail color on my toes.  I went with Essie's E-nuf is E-nuf & love it!  A great color for Spring!


3 - Saturday night Matt & I went out for only the second time since Jack was born!  (The first was lunch at 2 wks old!). But, we were celebrating our 2 year wedding anniversary - we had dinner & then went to listen to one of his co-workers band play at this fun indoor/outdoor bar/restaurant. Nothing fancy but we had so much fun dancing & catching up. It was just what we needed!


4 - For almost 2 weeks now Jack has been sleeping in his crib through the night & for (most) naps. We had been wanting a sound machine & finally bought this one earlier this week. We don't have too much experience with it yet but, so far we love it & it's working!!  Bonus it's super small so we can tote it with us on out of town trips!




5 - This Sunday will be my very first Mother's Day! (duh!). Since my mom passed it hasn't been my favorite holiday - although I do celebrate the fact that I did have the best, most caring, fun mom in the world!  I'm looking forward to celebrating in a new way this year though - as Jack's mommy!  I hope all of you wonderful Mom's have a great Mothers Day!!


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