Pinning Lately

Hi friends!

How was the weekend?!

Ours was a really good one. So good, in fact, that I hardly got any photos.

To start off, this summed up our Friday night:

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I have yet to read the book (I know, a total sin), but I LOVED the movie and now I really want to read the book. And I do not recommend milk chocolate brownies for you real chocolate lovers out there. They’re not very rich and chocolate-y – boo!

A good chunk of the weekend revolved around preparing and hosting a birthday party for Cody on Saturday night. We made it fairly low key and invited our family and close friends. I guess it didn’t entirely feel low key considering we have LOTS of family, and then between our family and friends, there were what seemed like a ton of kids! I absolutely loved having all the kids around though. It was so much fun.

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Instead of cake, we did a homemade ice cream sandwich making station. Not sure how I forgot to take a photo of this because I must admit, I was pretty proud of how it turned out. I got the inspiration from this on Pinterest:

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Speaking of Pinterest, I thought it’d be fun to share what I’ve been pinning lately and a few of my thoughts about each pin. I pin all sorts of recipes (healthy and not), fashion and outfit ideas, home décor stuff, workouts, quotes, kids’ activities/ideas, you name it!

(Click on photos for link to pin.)

Recipes

Talk about YUM! And there’s healthy ingredients in there… It’s a win-win.

banana super muffins

Totally trying this recipe with Hunter. Hoping he loves it!

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Perfect for fall… Now if fall would just COME already, that’d be great.

sweet potato and black bean crockpot chili

Hair/Beauty

I really love her layers. I actually got a trim and some layers like this added on Saturday! I’m loving it!

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I adore this messy wavy/curly look.

Best Hairstyles For Shoulder Length Hair – My Top 10

Still throwing around the ombre look. If I went for it, I’d go for something similar to this.

Adorable shoulder length style --raised in the back...like this

Fashion

This outfit has my name written all over it.

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I’ve been loving this classy look that a blazer adds to an outfit. I actually just ordered a black blazer from ThredUp (<—affiliate link) the other day – I’m so excited about it!

Navy blazer, white lined shirt, scarf, jeans and brown hand bag combination for fall

Leapord flats are at the top of my wish list right now! Love the jacket too.

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Kids’ Activities

I think Hunter would love something like this. He’s been SO into animals lately.

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Play dough – so fun!

Best ever no-cook play dough recipe- The Imagination Tree

Home

Hydrangeas are my favorite flower. Would love to do this for our dining room centerpiece.

kitchen table/chairs with hydrangea centerpiece

Love for a girl’s nursery. Maybe someday…

LOVE this for a girl's nursery!  Light and soft, but colorful w/ lots of texture.. and not matchy-match at ALL! Awesome!

Would love to do a pergola like this over our back patio one day.

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Stay up to date on other stuff I’m pinning by following me on Pinterest!

I’ll see ya tomorrow!

How was your weekend? What’d YOU do?

What have YOU been pinning lately?

Would YOU pin anything from above?

Breakfast Date

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