Hello from the Charleston — one of my favorite cities in the world! I’m drinking mimosas on the beach with my best gal pals today soooooo I wrote a 5 on Friday post before I left for my trip!
one. They day before my girlfriends arrived I tacked on a work trip to meet the attorneys in my firm’s Charleston office. As part of my trip I got to spend the night at my favorite place ever — Fulton Lane Inn (fullllllll review on this charming bed & breakfast we stayed in for our babymoon a million years ago!)! and eat a delicious dinner at 82 Queen.
two. In other exciting news — back at home our shower glass is finally getting installed. It’s only been 234723945 years of showering sans glass with tons of floor towels but it’s finally happening TODAY!
|Caroline’s adorable new ice cream sheets for her big girl bed!|
three. Big Girl Bed Update/HELP: It’s only been a few weeks since we transitioned Caroline to a big girl bed and we are having the toughest time keeping her in bed and going straight to sleep. I don’t want to scare her about NOT being allowed to get out of bed because she has already surprised us once by getting up, escorting herself to the potty, leaving evidence of a healthy #2, washing her hands and escorting herself back to her bed — which is awesome. So the potty is the exception to our threats to stay in bed. However, most of the time, after we’ve put her to bed she will get in and out (sometimes staying up hours past bedtime) to fish through her dresser drawers, play in her closet, turn her lamp on and off, etc. We’ve already removed almost everything from her room short of the clothes in her dresser drawers and bribed her with treats for staying in bed and going to sleep. We had hoped with nothing to play with she would just get bored and go to sleep — nope, I found her one morning this week wearing ELEVEN pairs of underwear and a pair of tights that she helped herself to from her dresser.
Help! How do we get Caroline to go straight to sleep when we put her to bed? Give me ALL the tricks and tips.
four. I promised the EASIEST and most delicious burger recipe earlier this week! Here it is — combine 1 packet of onion soup mix (dry) with 1.5 pounds of ground beef. That’s it and oh my gosh, they are goooood. We’ve made these a few times recently.
five. Ok, I need some major help! I recently squeezed out the last of my face mask cream and am ready to try a new one. Here are my mask requirements: 1. suuuuuuuper moisturizing 2. for suuuuuuuuper sensitive skin. Basically, I need some Gatoraid for my face. Please share some recommendations!!!