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Friday, February 5, 2016

Five Loves on Friday!


Happy Friday, friends!  I hope you had a great week!  Ours flew by!  I'll be keeping today's post much like the week it's following, short and sweet!  Let's get right to those five loves...


One // Celebrating my Mom's Special Day

Birthday cupcakes // Mom with her gift from us, a photo book of magical memories from our Disney World vacation!

Monday was my sweet mom's special day!  The girls and I headed to her home for lunch and enjoyed celebrating her, with extra sprinkles of course!  Happy birthday week, Mom!  Love ya to pieces!



Two // Family Snow Day!


There was a blizzard in the forecast this week for our area.  For the first time in over a decade and a half my husband's work closed for the day due to weather!  It didn't end up nearly as bad as forecasted, but the family snow day sure was a treat!





Three // Team Platt


This may sound funny, but even something like shoveling snow is a good time when done alongside my hubby!  I'm so thankful to have such a fantastic partner in every aspect of life.  Plus the snow scooping gave me an excuse to have an extra . . . 



Four // Cinnamon Bun Oreo

Have you tried these?  For some reason they taste like comfort in cookie form to me!  They're oh so yummy!


Five // Cheddar the Goldfish



Little One asked for a new pet.  Her request was a goldfish.  Isn't childhood grand?  The simplest of things can bring such joy!



Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Wishing you a beautiful first weekend of February!  


Earlier this week at Chatting Over Chocolate:


Linking up with:
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If you're visiting from one of the link ups, be sure to say "Hello!" ...I'd love to come check out your Friday 5 too! ;)



17 comments:

  1. So glad that you guys got a family snow day--so perfect! And those cupcakes look SO good!!

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  2. Cheddar the goldfish! That is too cute haha. I love that Oprah meme so funny. Knock on wood we've been incredibly lucky here in Chicago!!! A family snow day sounds fun too. I hope that you and your family have a wonderful weekend!! :-)

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  3. How have I never seen that Oprah meme? LOVE it! :) I'm so glad you all had a fun snow day together!

    Whitney @ Come Home For Comfort

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  4. Brenda...great great minds, I have Cinnamon Oreos on my favs today too!!!! The BEST!! Aww your sweet mama..too cute, happy Birthday to her!! And yay for snow days...we were excited about 2, 2 hr delays days but need a full one and the snow to go wit it. Happy Friday sweet friend!! and weekend love too!!

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  5. Swinging by from the linkup! If you love cinnamon rolls, have you tried the cinnamon bun ice cream by Ben and Jerry's? So delicious!

    Angela @ Top Knots and Curly Locks

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  6. We live in Texas and we are still waiting for a snow day! Fingers crossed we have one soon! I am going to have to look for those yummy Oreos. Have a Happy Friday!

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  7. Happy birthday to your mom! I love the goldfish. I've been wanting to get Mila one - soon! Have a fabulous weekend, Brenda!

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  8. Yay for snow days. I was hoping for one today but I'm at work. Ugh, being essential worker is the worse thing ever.

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  9. Aww happy birthday to your mom! And snow days are the best, I loved them as a kid but I think even more so as an adult! Have a great weekend!

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  10. We are having an unexpected family snow day today! My husband isn't technically off, but working from home. I will be out in a little bit shoveling snow! I have not yet tried the cinnamon bun oreos. I have decided to really get more serious about eating healthier, so I may have to pass on these! Have a great weekend!

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  11. Happy Birthday to your Mama! I hope you guys enjoyed your snow day! We got some more this morning but it's stopped now...thank goodness! The Sun is actually out now. I have seen those Oreos in the store and I almost bought them the other day but I cant have them in my house or I will eat the whole bag. I have no self control! Have a fabulous weekend lovely!

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  12. Totally just treated Mark to those cinnamon bun oreos...they made their way into my cart yesterday! :)
    xx

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  13. Happy birthday to your mom!!

    Unplanned snow days are the best! I'm so glad that y'all had a day out of it.

    Why have I never seen these oreos before??

    I had a goldfish too! It was great we had a full aquarium for a while.

    liz @ j for joiner

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  14. Unplanned snow day ! Love that cupcake! And my husband would looove the Oreos!mhappy Friday!!

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  15. That Oprah meme is hilarious! LOL!! I wish we had snow days here! The temperature here is slowly creeping up - supposed to be in the high 70s/low 80s. :( And according to my phone, it's supposed to be 90 in Anaheim on Tuesday! Argh! I'm not ready for that yet!
    Cheddar is such a cute name for the goldfish!!

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  16. The Oprah meme had Ave reading it out loud, possibly with a bit of drama! LOVE IT! Cheddar, the fish with a mustache--LOVE it! <3 I'm ready for SUN-days instead of SNOW-days, but nothing beats family time no matter what kind of day it is!

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  17. oh I haven't even seen those oreos!!! need. And a fish! So fun. I think Aria needs a pet fish.

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