Friday, January 27, 2017

Five Loves on Friday

Happy FRIDAY, friends!  Anyone else excited for this final weekend of January?  I know I am!  But first, I have some lovely loves to share! Let's get right to it, shall we?

One // Mother/Daughter Girls Day!

On Saturday Princess and I enjoyed a full and fabulous girls day!  We shopped til we dropped, picking up all sorts of items she needed for an upcoming youth group retreat and some cute new pieces for her winter wardrobe.  My frugal minded sweetie rarely allows me the joy of buying her things "just because", so I took great pleasure in spoiling her!

We spent quite a while at Kohl's "playing dress up" and finding some fabulous tops ALL on sale and I paired those discounted prices with an additional 30% off coupon! Sweet savings makes this mama oh so happy!  Here are some of my favorites from that mom/daughter shopping spree ...

Links to the looks:  1.  Elle Ribbed Peplum Sweater  //  2.  I couldn't find this online, but it's from Vera Wang's Simply Vera collection at Kohl's   //  3.  SO Open Long Sleeve Cardigan, tee also from Kohl's, no longer available //  4.  Apt. 9 Pleated Hem Crewneck Sweater //  5.  Elle Ribbed Peplum Sweater 

After Kohl's we hit Famous Footwear and got her some nice new boots also at 30% off! These will come in very handy for all the snowy fun she has ahead of her at her retreat this weekend!

When we brought them to the gal at the checkout she raved about how much she loves her own bearpaw boots.  She mentioned that she owns both these and uggs and has found her bearpaws to be made much better!  At a fraction of the price, yes, please and thank you!

After shoe shopping we popped into Dollar Tree for some snacky sustenance and liquid refreshment, then buzzed over to Walmart for a few more items she still needed and essentials.  From there we ordered her choice of pizza and hit the redbox for a flick!  Our late afternoon into early evening was spent munching on pizza, snuggled up on the couch together watching a movie.  It was a pretty perfect day!

Taco pizza with super sweet company! Win/delicious win!

Two // My Own Fab Finds

You know I love a sharing a fun haul, and while I didn't spend much on myself I did find a couple too-cute and on sale items I couldn't resist picking up, so why not share, right?  I wasn't even looking through the clearance rack at Kohl's where this hung.  I spotted it from a ways off - pink, plus polka dots, and ruffles, my girly heart was giddy!  I couldn't resist!  While at Walmart my gold loving eyes were drawn to another clearance rack where I spotted this fun metallic Mickey and Minnie sweater! It's never too soon to start up my next WDW vacation wardrobe!  This year we're planning a late fall/early winter trip so it will be perfect!  

1.  I couldn't find a pink to link, but here are similar ruffle tops // 2.  Metallic All Over Printed Fleece Pullover 

Three // Limited Edition Oreos

If you've been around here for a while you know I can't pass up the chance to try a fun new Oreo flavor!  This is one I've been super excited to get my hands on!  It didn't disappoint!  

Chocolate.  Strawberry.  Oreo.  Mmm!

Four // A Thankful Heart

Need a reason to be thankful in the midst of what at times can seem like a monotonous routine of every day life?  When you're done reading this post hop back to yesterday's Throwback, Blessings Hidden in the Mundane.  I pray it'll be an encouragement to you!

Five // TODAY!

You know those days on the calendar that everyone in the family is counting down to?  Well, today is that day for us!  Princess is super excited to be heading off to a winter retreat with her youth group for the weekend, Little One is having a sleepover with my parents for some special one-on-one time with them, and this means DATE NIGHT for Jason and I!  We are all doing a big ol' happy dance over here!  Care to join in?  Go for it!  It's Friday, friends!  Enjoy every lit'l bit of yours and have yourself a delightful weekend while you're at it!

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  1. I want to do a dress up days with your girlies!!!! so fun and I have no girls to go shopping with me, lol. Oh my love to pieces that pink blouse, you better get a pic of you in it and style it for us, you're going to look so CUTE in it!! How did I knot know about theses Oreos!!! YUM!! Hope your weekend is all things sweet and cozy pretty lady!!

  2. Looks like such a fun week! They have so many crazy oreo flavors out! I haven't seen those Strawberry ones yet. Happy Friday :) Have a great weekend!

  3. Happy Friday! Yay for shopping days. That taco pizza looks so interesting. Hope you have a great weekend. Beautifully Candid

  4. Oh goodness! Those clothes, those boots! Those clothes! That PIZZA! Those cookies!! Oh, my! It looks like it's to be a fun weekend for all! Thanks for sharing your loves!

  5. Mommy/daughter days are always fun! Yay for date night! We need one and soon!

    I hope you can stop by:


  6. Aww, I love how happy your daughter looks to be shopping with you, and you both found great pieces. BRB, headed out to go find those Oreos! Happy Friday!

    Meg, Borrowed Heaven

  7. The Mickey/Minnie sweater is so cute! Great find!

  8. Ahh! I love that gold Mickey/Minnie sweater! So cute. Enjoy your date night tonight, that's so fun!!

    Whitney @ Come Home For Comfort

  9. I love Mother/Daughter days. What fun finds for your daughter and you! When I get a 30% off coupon from Kohls I HAVE to go shopping! They are dangerous. That pizza looks amazing! Enjoy your date night and hope your daughter has a fun time at her retreat! Have a great weekend!

  10. Your girls' day sounded fabulous! I LOVE Bearpaw boots! I have several pairs. I've never tried Uggs, but doubt I ever will because the Bearpaws are warm, comfy, and so much cheaper! Enjoy your date night!!

  11. Your girls day sounds fabulous! I LOVE that pink ruffle blouse too!! I hope that you have a wonderful weekend and a fun date night!! :-)

  12. I love that you had a girls day shopping trip. I have a feeling I will have LOTS of those in the future with my girls too. I hope you are having a great weekend!

  13. Hope you had a great date night with your husband! Great finds at Kohl's!

  14. YAY for fun shopping trips! So many cute tops!!
    And I need to try those oreos - they look good!


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