Friday, December 30, 2016

Friday: Last One for 2016

Happy Friday, y'all! Let's jump right in: 

Brandon and I went on a day date yesterday, thanks to my in-law's who watched the boys for about four hours. It was so nice to have a meal together {and not having to cut up anyone's food!} and just have some uninterrupted one-on-one time. We had lunch and delicious margaritas at Chuy's and then, like the parents we are, we ran some child-free errands. This is what dates have become...and I love it! #adulting 

My grandmother gave me a gift card to Kendra Scott as part of my Christmas gift, and I took approximately 43 years picking out exactly what I wanted. Instead of my usual Danielle earrings purchase, I got these earrings and this bracelet, and I am really loving them so far! Since Knox likes to pull every single earring out of my ear, I have had to stick to studs when I'm around the house so he doesn't pull of them; these I purchased will practically go with anything! 

Brandon and I watched "Bridget Jones's Baby" last night and thought it was completely hilarious! Yes, I realize this movie has been out for practically a year, but clearly we don't go to the theater much anymore {#momlife} and wait for everything to come out on Netflix. And seriously, I'm not sure who I have a bigger crush on: Colin Firth or Patrick Dempsey!?

Have y'all read "The Magnolia Story?" I got it for Christmas and can't wait to dive in. One of my New Year's resolutions is to read more, and I'm going to start with this book on Sunday. I'm hoping I can do a lot more reading before bed now that I don't have super tiny babies who need my constant attention at night!

I saw it on Pinterest years ago and have wanted to do it since: have an engineered print done for our bedroom. We have a huge wall that's been needing some color, and I finally bit the bullet and had Office Depot do one for me. It was a 24x36 print on glossy paper...and it cost me $26 and some change. Y'all! That's insane! I had this picture done {that my friend Liz took} and it looks awesome hanging on our wall. I promise I'll share a good photo when my bedroom is picked up from post-Christmas craziness. ;) 

Have fabulous weekends! Happy New Year; see y'all in 2017!

Linking up with: April, Amanda, Andrea, Amy and Katie 


  1. What a fun week! I loved Bridget jones baby! Those Kendra Scott pieces are so cute. graham does the same with earrings. Can't wait to see your big printed photo in your room. That family photo is so darling!!

  2. Gorgeous picture for your wall-totally can't wait to see a preview!
    And yes girl, the ultimate mom life is taking day dates and running child free errands. I am 100% with you! Hope you have a great NYE with your boys!

  3. Love the Kendra Scott pieces you picked out! I just read the Magnolia Story and it was SO GOOD. It has impacted the way I look at certain things so much and I never thought I would get that much out of their story but it was amazing. I'm even considering buying it (read it from the library originally) so that I can reread it every year. We just did a big print like that for our dining room and got a huge frame from Hobby Lobby to put it in and it worked out so great! I keep asking myself why I didn't realize it was so reasonably priced to do that before!

  4. Wasn't BJB so good?! I actually really liked it and thought it was way better than the 2nd one, although everyone aged quite a bit LOL!! I love the KS pieces you picked out!! Hope you have a great start to the new year girl! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  5. Your picture is so beautiful of your family! Can't wait to see it hanging on the wall! Love your day-date with margaritas :) I just started reading Magnolia Story - I'm not sure I love it yet - but I love Chip and Jo that I'm sure by the end I will :)

  6. Happy Friday! Day dates are the best. I love those earrings and bracelet you decided to go with. I'm hoping to get my hands on the Magnolia story. They are seriously my favorite couple. Happy New Year to you and your family! Beautifully Candid

  7. Wow is it bad that I never even realized that the movie even came out!? I remember hearing about it being in the works- I'll have to add to my watch list. Our date nights usually involve dinner and a childless run through Target! :) Happy New Year!

  8. That's so nice to have a day date without the kids! Love your new Kendra Scott jewelry! Your new picture in your room is so beautiful but I have to ask, what's an engineered print? Happy New Year!


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