Five on Friday

This is my last Friday post before I go back to work- where did the summer go?!? This has been such a great time off of work, but I am ready to get back to a regular routine and to start my 2nd year of teaching! I can’t believe this is my 2nd year as a teacher- when did I get responsible enough for the education of young people? I’m still a young person!

Anyway, I am linking up with Christina at North Carolina Charm, one of my favorite blogs and one of my favorite link-ups!  Here are my 5 favorite things this week.

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1) Monster Cookies

My mouth has been watering at the sight of these cookies on pinterest all week, so tonight I made them. Nat is at a football scrimmage, which left me home alone, so I have been baking and watching my new obsession “Nashville.”

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These are really yummy and really easy to make. They are filled with a little bit of everything- chocolate chips, oatmeal, peanut butter, m&m’s, peanut butter chips- what more could you want! I got the recipe via Mrs. Schwartz’s kitchen

2. Monogrammed stadium seat

Football season is upon me- Nat is at their first scrimmage of the season (it was 1.5 hours away- too far for this lady to drive). I am in the market to find a stadium seat to bring to games with me. I can only sit on concrete seats or bleachers for so long.

I’ve found a few on Etsy, but I would really like a chair with a back…but I guess if I can’t find a cute one I can deal with just a cushion.

3.  My family (always on my favorite list)

My brother is getting married in 2 weeks and 1 day. We were able to spend time together on Sunday when we all visited my parents for my dad’s birthday. I am so proud of my brother for all of his hard work and I am so thankful for his friendship. I adore his soon to be wife and I look forward to them making it official in a couple of weeks!

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4. My new window table.

I got this table for my birthday and I am still obsessed with it. My sister and her husband are seriously gifted in crafts and craftsmanship. I have eyed this table since the first time my sister made one. I finally had a place to put it!

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(Don’t mind the little dog butt in the picture. Avery wouldn’t move; she had a rough day at the vet.)

Check out my sister’s Etsy site- she makes great stuff and will get it to you quickly! Hannah’s Craft Nest

5. Beginning of the school year/end of summer hair cut!

I have a problem- I regularly have long hair in the summer and I am always miserable. My hair is not made for hot weather. I feel like it is a plant and thrives on the sunshine. By the end of July I am always dying for a hair cut to get the pound of hair off of my neck. The issue is that by October I miss my long hair because it starts to get cold outside.

Tomorrow is the day; my regularly scheduled end of the summer hair cut. I am thinking of getting a medium length cut. I am not ready to lose all of my length nor am I willing to give up any chance of a ponytail. My inspiration comes from my girl Reese Witherspoon. Seriously, has she ever had bad hair? I have serious envy of her hair and clothes…so hopefully this hair cut works out tomorrow!

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One thought on “Five on Friday

  1. This one seems less sturdy, but can be monogrammed! http://www.marleylilly.com/Personalized-Stadium-Seat_p_3409.html

    Or, this one looks much more comfortable, and since you’ll be watching football forever, a $50 stadium seat is totally justified. http://www.amazon.com/Oasis-REMOVABLE-CUSHION-5-WARRANTY-HIGH-PRODUCT-BUY/dp/B002ZW5XBW/ref=sr_1_15?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1375657470&sr=1-15

    And I have now realized that I have become far too invested in your stadium seating, but 4 years of band on those bleachers, I feel your pain!

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