Friday, June 7, 2013

Five Loves on Friday

HAPPY FRIDAY! You know what that means.  It's Five Loves time!  Excited to share a handful of things that made this a week to remember!

1.  My cousin's little cutie pie turned One!  He and his wife threw her a fun Very Hungry Caterpillar themed party!  They created their own awesome party decorations, and had a craft table where the kiddos could create too.  It was such a sweet celebration of the littlest and most adorable member of our family!

Family Flashback Time! ...

See how happy I was to be celebrating his 1st Birthday? (I'm the much younger and cuter version of myself in the orange and white striped shirt.) I was every bit as delighted to celebrate his daughter's 1st, last weekend!  Thankful for my family and all the memories we've created together, old and new.

2.  My hubby's 35th Birthday was Sunday!   

Princess created him the most personalized card ever!  I mean, c'mon, you can't find guitars and Star Wars references together on the same card at Hallmark.  Little One gave him carrot cake cupcakes, which were immediately enjoyed before I snapped a pic ... Oops! 

We continued the celebration with a nice evening at the lake complete with takeout from Qdoba Mexican Grill and quality time with Bambi.
It's hard to believe that this was the 16th Birthday I've celebrated with my Mr.!  In 5 more years and we will have celebrated HALF of our birthdays together!

3.  Surprise packages are the BEST!

*BBF = Best Bloggy Friend ;)

Looking forward to sharing the details of this thoughtful package on Monday!  Hope you'll be back to hear all about it!

4.  Mom/Daughter Shopping Trip!  
Her future's so bright she's gotta wear shades.  
To see if you've guessed correctly check the answer key photo at the end of the post! :)


Features are TOO FUN!   Whenever I see one of my posts was the "most clicked" or a "favorite" of a (link) party it feels like my birthday! HA!  I let out a loud cheer and my family instantly says to each other in unison, "She was featured".  There must be a certain thrill in my, "YAY!", or something. ;)  THANK YOU, Shelley from Piggy in Polka Dots, for featuring my 104 Days of Summer Vacation post! Mandy of Mandy's Recipe Box, Jill of Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons, Jessie of The Thriftiness Miss & Shatzi of Love and Laundry, you each added so much joy to my week when you featured my Crockpot Beefy Queso Party Dip!  THANKS SO MUCH!

TO:  YOU, my lovely readers & dear friends!  
This week marked Chatting Over Chocolate's 5th Month Blogiversary!  THANK YOU for reading, commenting, pinning, following, connecting with my blog in any way!  The comments I receive saying that my posts are enjoyed, make it more than worth the time and effort to create and share them with you!  Can't wait to see what the next 5 months bring!  Hope you'll stick around to find out! ;)

Did you guess correctly?  
I should also mention that her stylish new fashion gloves will also be seen on runways driveways throughout Paris our block all season.  She's such a trendsetter, this one! ;)  

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  1. Darn it..I picked D!...but hey...B are cool too and she is totally rockin' them! Happy 5th blogverssary girl, I'm a month ahead of you and let me tell you I'm exhausted!!!I'm going to need a lot of Red Bull and Monster drinks in order to do 6 more months..LOL..Love this post! High five to you and have a great weekend!

  2. Aww, I was hoping the answer was C...but I guess B is a little more practical! Love the hungry catepillar theme. I can't believe Stella is going to be 3 in 2 months...I better start planning something before it gets here before we know it! Happy birthday to your hubby! ...and surprise packages are the best! Who wants to send me one? ;) Hope you and the fam have a fabulous weekend!!

  3. Woo hoo!!! I made #3! Can't wait to see your post about it on Monday! Love that you were SURPRISED and love it.

  4. Oh! And congrats on your features! You totally deserve them. :)

  5. Ahhh the party looks like so fun!!!

    LOVE his card!

    Girls shopping day looks like so much fun!


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