Chatting Over Chocolate

Friday, February 12, 2016

Five Loves on Friday!


Happy Friday, friends!  The past week sure has been a delightful and delicious one for my family!  I can't wait to share a handful of its highlights with you today!  Ready, set, Five Loves time!

One  //  Friends Dayte!


My dear friend Nikki and her sweet kiddos joined us for a fun-filled day of chatting, snacking, laughing, and playing games that revolved around our mutual love of Disney!  It was truly a treat having them visit and most definitely a highlight of our week!


Also lovers of food (all the best people are), they brought beautiful trays of fruit and cheese, and even a dessert straight from Beauty and the Beast!  The Grey Stuff was oh so delicious!  





Two  //  A Gift Bag of Girly Goodness!

Nikki, being the incredibly thoughtful friend that she is, also came bearing beautiful (& scrumptious) gifts!  

These goodies had my name written all over them!  I mean, pink & gold, chocolate, donut references, and cozy socks - she clearly knows me well!  Thanks again, Nikki!

. . . Days just don't get much sweeter than that!



Three  //  Date Night + a Date Day

My parents invited the girls over for a sleepover on Friday night, then took them to a birthday party on Saturday.  This allowed Jason and I almost 24 hours of couple time!  It was so wonderfully refreshing enjoying one on one time with my sweet, funny, and adorable hubby!


Four  //  Super Bowl Sunday Eats

I admit, all I watched of Super Bowl 50 was the halftime show (Coldplay is one of my all-time favorites so I couldn't miss that)!  Even sans football, Super Bowl Sunday is a great excuse for some taste bud touchdowns!  We ordered a smorgesbourg of yumminess from Pizza Ranch and had our own lit'l buffet of comfort food!  YUM!






Five  //  Dinner at My Parents' Place

Speaking of comfort food, my parents invited us over for a happy helping of of bread, cheese, and pasta, followed by one of my mom's always yummy dessert spreads!  It was a fantastic night with family and food, two of my favorite things! ;)









Thanks for stopping by today!  Wishing you the sweetest of weekends ahead!

Earlier this week at Chatting Over Chocolate:




Linking up with:
 Cup MomfessionalsTHE GOOD LIFE BLOG 


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! ;)

14 comments:

  1. Hi Sweet Lady! What a fun week you had. I love friends who have thoughtful ways of making an ordinary day so special. Sounds like your friends is that one! I wanted to let you know about my party on Thursdays, still going on, and inviting you to join me by linking up your favorites, old and new. I haven't gone through them all yet, so if you haven't stopped over, please do. Would love to have you. Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy....

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  2. Our visit was DEFINITELY a highlight for our family as well! I just love that we were able to spend time together and we are already looking forward to next time! By the way, we are TOTALLY bringing donuts! ���� Love you BUNCHES, my favorite, sparkly friend!

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  3. You and your friend are so cute! :-) I love the girly goodies that she gave you too!! I hope that you and your family have a wonderful weekend!!! :-)

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  4. Sounds like a fun week! Yay for date night. Have a good weekend!

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  5. Happy Friday and happy Valentine's Day! Looks like a great week! Have a great day! xoxo Alexis @ Chemistry Cachet

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  6. That pizza you guys had on superbowl sunday looked so good!! I hope you have a great weekend! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  7. Bread, cheese, and pasta, can't beat dinner at mamas house! What a sweet friend you have and you deserve to have little sweet goodies given to you as you were such a sweetheart yourself! I hope your Valentine's Day weekend is full of so much love, fun and family snuggles! xo

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  8. What a great week! Your play date looks like so much fun. I love that y'all love Disney :) The goodie bag also looks amazing - I looove me some cozy socks. Have a great weekend.

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  9. What sweet and fun friends you have! Also, all of your food looks SO good!

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  10. Looks like it was a great week!! Your play date looks like so much fun. Have a wonderful weekend pretty!!

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  11. Popping by from the link parties... The grey stuff, is that good?? Your Super Bowl spread looks good! I'm going to check out your WDW trip report!

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  12. All the best people DO love food! haha! Your superbowl menu is awesome!!! And yay for girl time and couple time! Have a WONDERFUL weekend!!

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  13. Aww - looks like a great time and so sweet of Nikki to bring you a Valentine's treat (I mean, chocolate is already great, but when it's DOVE? YUMM!).
    I keep seeing/hearing about "the gray stuff"! What exactly is it??
    I think I didn't know how Coldplay is one of your all-time favorites? I missed the half-time show, but they are so awesome. If you've never seen them live in concert, you should really go check them out. I've seen them a couple of times - the first time I saw them (I think it was for their 2nd album) was at the Hollywood Bowl and it's still one of THE BEST shows I've ever been to. They have a reputation for being mellow, but they totally rock out in concert!

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  14. Ooooh looks like a totally fun and delicious week! I spy a rapid refill mug on the table at your parent's...I use ours all the time. :) Happy Valentines, sweet friend!

    Whitney @ Come Home For Comfort

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