Saturday, February 18, 2017

Happy Saturday!

I am continuing my journey to get a little more personal on the blog and sharing my favorites, what happened in our week, and a few items I found or bought this week that I love.  Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!

My like and links for this week...
1. Black accents for the bedroom. I found this photo on Pinterest and the colors & textures are what I'm looking for to finish up the final details of our master bedroom. If you follow me on Instagram you saw that the Be Still My Soul prints are finished and we are getting even closer to being finished!























2. The next project on the list is getting photos up on the walls upstairs. We have a lot of blank walls up there, so it's time to fill them up. Here are a couple ideas I'm looking at.


























3. I follow Mint Arrow's blog and Insta. She always shares the latest deals, like right now Anthropologie has some sales going on in their bedding section.  She's a good one to follow!

4. I had fun joining Callen's class this week for their Valentine's party.

























I volunteered for Blake's Kindergarten class parties when he was just starting out, so now it's Callen's turn. We played Pin the Kiss and Musical Hearts. From what I saw it looked like the kiddos had a blast!




Here are my boy's Valentine boxes for this year.  
Just something simple this year, but it put a smile on their faces.

That was our week.
Now my hubby and I are getting ready to head out for a night on the town with no kids.
I think a movie, dinner at Cooper's Hawk Winery and a stroll through Anthro are on the docket!

Thanks for stopping by..
Lauren

Friday, February 10, 2017

my likes and links....


We are about a week away from Valentine's Day!
Found this picture of our first home. 
This is how I decorated, what I called our faux mantle for Valentine's Day.

I have boys, so they don't say much about this holiday because let's face it there is a lot pink and red involved. However, they do get excited about their classroom parties.
Blake & Callen chose Lego Batman Valentine's, mainly because the movie comes out this weekend.

It just so happens I follow the sisters at Lolly Jane and they came up with these free printables.

I'm in charge of games for Callen's kindergarten class. 
We are going to play Musical Hearts & Pin the Kiss!

For the first game the kids will dance until the music stops and they have to find a heart to land on. I'm making candy hearts with V-day sayings on them out of construction paper. 






















This is our Cally bear!


Callen is always game to help on a crafting project, so we'll do that one together. 
We played musical hearts in Blake's kindergarten class and it was a big hit!

Here is a glimpse of Pin the Kiss..very cute! 

With permission I would like to blow up pictures of the Kindergarten teachers and principal and have the kids blindfolded to pin their kiss!

Speaking of Mr. Callen..

He has always been my picky eater. We found out he has not been eating his lunch at school..at ALL.  If he ate anything it was a cookie.
So, we are now packing his lunches. He and I both love this container from Lunch Bots which makes lunch time fun and they are easy to pack.

Ok things I like for the week....



I bought these prints for our bedroom!



And this...

























I have a crush on this mama. She has three girls so I feel like I can relate to her since I have three boys. 

Oh, you gotta see her lovely home. 

She has a great post on how to create a "Gallery Wall"
Love this post she wrote to her followers. Her insta @jlgarvin

The cutest dorm room. Seriously, it's a dorm room!


My iTunes playlist

- Play That Song - Train
- Hand Clap - Fitz and the Tantrums
- Pete's Dragon Soundtrack (for Nash)

And last but not least, here are some Mama's I follow on Insta ..


Sara Parsons


House Seven


Michelle Janeen


Brittany York


Amy Lou Hawthorne


Hope you have a great weekend!

Lauren



Our Home on Apartment Therapy

We were featured on Apartment Therapy last week. Woo Hoo! 
I've been following Apartment Therapy for awhile, so it was very cool to see our home on their website!



I was encouraged to submit photos of our home and we were contacted a week later. You can see more here.

Thanks for stopping by!
Lauren