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Five on Friday + OOO!

Well it’s been a whirlwind of week over here. The past two weeks I’ve been traveling a lot and work has been busy, busy, busy — but very excited about all my projects and initiatives!

one. As the primary bedmaker, Matt officially put his foot down on me bringing home any more pillows, so our master bed is finally complete! And I love it SO SO SO much. Details and sources linked below! A full master bedroom post to come soon!

Bed from Craig’s List (similar — love this) // Dresser // Nightstands // Coverlete // Euro Pillows // Velvet Pillow Covers + Inserts // Lamp Base + Shade // Rug // Navy Pillow (monogrammed separately) // Book Page Wreath

two. Fresh Flower Delivery on a Budget! I hope I am about to blow your mind as much as mine was blown when I recently discovered…you can send fresh flowers from AMAZON. WHAT?!?!!? I learned about this in a local Facebook mommy group earlier this week when I was searching for a quality online florist to send a bouquet to a friend. Several moms said they had huge success ordering this bouquet and this bouquet a few times. The mommy reviews raved that the $40 bouquet arrives in bud form and overnight shipping is free! Definitely keep this in mind for Valentine’s Day!

But after all that, I ended up ordering from The Bouqs Co. because I had my heart set on this bouquet (and I had a $15 off promo code), but I am definitely trying Amazon next time.

three. We recently ditched the overpriced snip at crewcuts for a real barber for Thomas. Matt is pretty particular about hair and was super impressed with Colonial Barber Shop in Myers Park (recommended by another boy mama)! There are definitely no airplanes to sit in or toys in the corner, but the cut is meticulous (trimmers, scissors, etc.) and we will definitely go back! Highly recommend if you’re local!

four. A long sleeve Free People top I have been eye balling for the entire season finally went on sale and I scooped it up in two colors and love it so much. I tried to get a good picture of the split back but I couldn’t do the top justice. When it comes back in stock, I highly recommend grabbing one!

five // A sweet blog reader gifted me a custom makeup palette from Maskara Beauty. I hadn’t heard of Maskara Beauty before so I was excited to play around on the site and discover the endless possibilities of makeup combinations to create the perfect palette. My favorite item in my palette is the Dahlia blush! It is gorgeous!

OOO! At 5 pm today I am turning on my out of office for next week! Matt and I are heading to paradise for a few days to take a break from laundry, toddler tantrums and insane workloads. It’s actually kind of crazy because we booked this trip back in July when I was in a very, very bad place. At that time we were planning dad’s funeral and anticipating a slew of upcoming painful holidays and occasions. And if you’ve ever lost or are losing a parent, you know the toll it takes on your marriage. So Matt and I decided that 2018 would be our year to reset and that would start with a trip away together. Well, that trip is HERE…and guess what? SO IS DAD! My heart is so full and happy to go on this trip and come home knowing I’ll get to see my dad just a few weeks later.

We are heading to Grace Bay in Turks & Caicos. Restaurants on our radar include Da Conch Shack, Somewhere Cafe, Infiniti, Coco Bistro, Coyoba, Seven and Cocovan. Let me know if you have any tips or recommendations!

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Saturday 24th of March 2018

I bought that FP top in the fall and wore it on repeat this whole winter. It's so nice for travel too!


Tuesday 13th of February 2018

Grace Bay is AMAZING! Coco Bistro is a must...make reservations asap if you haven't already. Also, rent a car from Scooter Bob's. It is so easy and safe to get around the island of Providenciales by car and there are amazing beaches and lagoons to snorkel in. There's a great breezy restaurant called Las Brisas in the Chalk Sound area. It's a fun daytime getaway to have lunch there and then wade in Chalk Sound. Really, you cannot have a bad time in Turks.

Ihla Osking

Monday 12th of February 2018

Love the marble look of the palette!! Have a great time on your vacay :)

Caley-Jade Rosenberg

Monday 12th of February 2018

Hope you had the best time away!!! Just as you deserve gorgeous friend x


Sunday 11th of February 2018

AHHHHHH!!! So excited for y'alls trip! Absolutely cannot WAIT to hear all about it, and see the lovely pix! Have fun, y'all!