Five On Friday...

Friday, October 24, 2014

What I'm loving this week...

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This weather! I've been daydreaming about fall temps to arrive for weeks. AC has some adorable fall/winter clothes, and it's just been to hot to make her wear them. She's hot natured like I am. And this week, she finally got to wear one of her Halloween outfits. Isn't she "BOO"tiful?!

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Essential Oils! We had a little class at our home last week with Nancy, and she gave us more information about the uses for essential oils. The class wasn't about buying oils from her it was more about knowledge, but mom and I decided that we wanted to try them out. So, the kit arrived this week and I'm definitely enjoying it. One of my favorite things to do is add about five drops to our free and clear laundry detergent. It gives our clothes and towels a heavenly scent. I've tried lavender and joy with it so far and love both. And I currently have thieves diffusing as a type. I put purification in her diaper pail to help with the smell of dirty diapers and drops in her trash can to help with the wet ones! Do you use Essential Oils? What is your favorite way to use them?

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Sally Hansen Miracle Gel! Every girl loves pretty nails, and if I had my way (and an endless bank account) I'd go get a mani and pedi every week. My favorite is to have a shellac french manicure on my nails. But, with a baby and a tight budget that doesn't happen very often. Instagram is great in many ways, and (larpuckett) posted a few months ago about this polish. She tried it out for a week and reported back that it was a hit and actually lasted. So, I decided to give it a try! This is my favorite color (and it's currently on my nails). What I love most about this product is it dries fast

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SOUP! While shopping at Sams last week, I came across packages of Panera Bread soups. It came two to a package and the choices are Loaded Baked Potato, Chicken Tortilla, Broccoli Cheddar, and Tomato. I decided to try the Loaded Baked Potato, and it is delicious! All you do is pour it in a heavy pot and warm. Quick and easy, and one pint will serve two people! I think we will try the Chicken Tortilla next!!

<<<< FIVE

Mississippi State Football! If you've followed our blog for any length of time, you'll know that we are die hard Mississippi State fans. And yes, we live in Alabama. I grew up wearing maroon and white, and went to games when we had losing seasons. (Which is more than I care of mention.) But this year, and for another day at least, Mississippi State football is #1! Even though they are always #1 in my book! We love watching the games here at home with our little girl, and hope to attend a game with her in the coming years. We just feel it's a little too soon for us to take her right now. She has plenty of MSU outfits and onesies, but we will continue to wear the solid maroon onesie every game because it's the one she wore for the LSU, A&M and Auburn win! Good luck charm? Maybe! We can't wait to watch our team take the field tomorrow against Kentucky with friends!

Happy weekend, y'all!!!



  1. I think I might jump on the essential oil wagon soon. There are just so many good uses for them it is hard not to! And I have seen several people rave about that polish, I will have to try it! Mmmmm potato soup. Target sometimes has those and I just longingly stare at them. Maybe I need to get one!

    Hope you have a great weekend!!!

  2. Stopping by from the link-up! Those panera soups at the grocery store are THE BOMB and they cost way less than a trip to panera. Enjoy your weekend!

  3. LOVE! This is the most colorful fun post! And your sweet girl was the grand finale of it! I am so thrilled you are loving your oils! Purification is so good with bad scents! I often mix that & peppermint in my diffuser. I think it smells so fresh.
    Hope you three have a fun weekend! I'll see you soon! XO

  4. I have been wanting to learn more about essential oils. I love the Sally Hansen gel polish. I was so impressed by the quality. Miss St is rocking this year!

  5. Found you through the link up! What a precious baby girl! I love Panera soups, broccoli and cheddar is my fave- that's so fun that you can pick them up at Sam's now!

  6. I did not know Sams had Panera soup. Must look for this next time.

  7. Which oil did you add to your laundry? I just started with Young Living and am loving discovering all the great uses for them. My husband and I love the Allergy Trio - lavender, peppermint and lemon.


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