Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thoughts for Thursday: My Confessions

Even though Jessica isn't doing this anymore, I still loved the thought of sharing my confessions with y'all each Thursday, so I thought I'd link up with Annie and Natalie to share some of mine today. ;) 



+ Aside from our random (bad) thunderstorms, it's really starting to feel like summer and I'm loving every second of it. The sunny, longer days; Coppertone Babies sunscreen; lighter, easier suppers; and the beginning of the summer slowdown -- I love you, summer. 

+ Brandon and I will text in GIFs and it seriously cracks me up. It's almost like a competition as to who can send back the funnier GIF in response. On Monday, he told me he got a hummingbird feeder and sod for the backyard, letting me know that the sod was apparently super fresh at the little feed store down the street from his office. All I could respond with was this (and excuse the language): 



Seriously, anytime anyone says anything is "fresh," that line is ALL I think about! Oops!

+ I'm really bad about taking naps when my kid(s) do. I'm always the one who wants to get 5,001 things done during nap time, but on Tuesday, y'all, I totally slept when Walker did and it felt amazing. Yes, I had laundry to fold, bread to bake, bathrooms to clean, etc., but I slept and it was one of the best things I did for myself all week! I really need to make it a priority to do that at least once a week moving forward. 

+ Newest pregnancy craving? Cocoa Krispies. Don't ask me why; I haven't eaten them since I was probably 10, but I saw them in the store and it was basically, "OMG HAVE TO HAVE THEM NOW." And every bite is totally worth it! ;) 

+ I don't buy anything online without a promo code. It's almost a game to me. Either I get money back with Ebates, or I use Retail Me Not, or I have a paper coupon mailed/given to me by the store…but I always have some sort of a code! (If I don't have one, I don't buy it. What's the fun in that?!) 

+ Bad weather freaks me the freak OUT. We had some really bad storms roll through the DFW area Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning and I was a mess. Like, putting all the toys in the backyard away so they wouldn't blow away; covering our outdoor glass table in case of hail; making sure we had candles and lighters/matches ready; and flashlights full of batteries. Just call me Auntie Em over here, but I can't stand bad weather. I love me some Texas, but not its bad weather in the spring. 

+ I absolutely loathe drying my hair -- especially when the weather starts warming up here. I sweat like none other during that arduous process! That said, I seriously use dry shampoo about three days in a row. Whoops? 

So what about you? What are you confessing this week?

12 comments:

  1. Yay for a mid day nap! You probably needed it if you took one. Like I said to you before, growing a baby is hard work! :) Love the texting with gifs! My friends and I do this a bunch and it's always entertaining! Glad you guys are safe after those storms--never fun :(

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  2. Oh my gosh, I hate drying my hair too. Like it is such a process. I let mine air dry so often, it is embarrassing. I'd rather shower an hour ealry, just so I don't have to blow dry my hair.

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  3. Some of the bad weather in Texas has been intense! People on my IG are talking about flooding and damage... I hope you're staying safe! And I love to text in GIFs too! So fun!
    Evelina @ Fortunate House

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  4. The smell of Coopertone - SWOON! It my be my favorite smell in the whole world. It has taken every bone in my body not to buy reeces puffs cereal throughout this whole pregnancy, they just sound so delicious so I totally get your cocoa krispie craving! Those just get a little soggier than I like. Wow, can you tell I'm hungry?! Yay for naps! I thought I was tired the first trimester. HA. Haahhahah. This is like a whole other level!

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  5. Blow drying your hair is such a chore! Praise The Lord for dry shampoo! And yes to the Bridesmaid reference. That's one of my favorite movies!

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  6. Haha, yay for dry shampoo! I HATE drying my hair too - I wash t night, let it dry while I sleep and then straighten or style it in the morning... #momproblems

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  7. You should definitely nap too! You need your rest. I hate storms too! We had tornados rolling through last night and that is not fun! Especially with a firefighter husband who was headed out as the sirens were going off :/
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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  8. Napping during the day is so hard because it's when I get the most stuff done! But definitely take advantage while you still can!

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  9. Gal, you totally need to be taking advantages of naps while you are pregnant!! It's SO much harder to do once their are two kiddos around, I promise :)

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  10. I wish sooo bad they had the gif texting for Android... Stephen and I did it for a little over FB and I was laughing so hard!! I hate the bad storms too - I can't even imagine! I was going to try to be better with blow drying my hair... yeah that didn't happen. And now, I'm trying to workout more so I have to wash my hair everyday which means I haven't been straightening it as much #buneveryday

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  11. haha so funny y'all text that way! totally feel you on drying your hair. I go to bed with mine wet almost every night. Might wake up looking like I have an afro/lion's mane but hey! at least I got to avoid drying it before bed ;)

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  12. My girls have way outgrown naps and I still indulge in that small little daily treat ;) fifteen minutes and I feel refreshed!

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