Friday, January 24, 2014

Five on Friday - 1.24.14

It's that time again! Friday crept up on me this week due to the Monday off - even though the week still felt like it drug on forever ;) But no need for any more complaining, because it's almost the weekend!! Oh wait, I have class tonight to make up for Monday off...ugh.

Well, when I get to start my weekend at 9:30 pm tonight...here is what's on my to-do list!

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{Wear} my new down jacket! Yes, after weeks of searching / trying on / returning jackets, I have found one that works.

I went to Burlington Coat Factory over the weekend and found it in a medium, which was too big. So, I head home thinking I had been defeated, yet again...(but not before snapping a picture of the tag). Lucky me, I did a quick search of the SKU online when I got home and found the exact same jacket, but in my size, on ebay for $30! Meant to be :)


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{Re-watch} this hilarious video of dogs wearing snow boots. I loose it everytime I watch this - have you ever put boots on your dog?? I would try with Deedee, but can't this winter since she has a broken ankle.


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{Find} the final throw pillow needed to complete my bedset. Has this ever happened to you? Something is ALMOST perfect, but not quite. That's how I feel about my bedroom - at least as far as the bed goes. Yes, I am already aware that I am a little neurotic ;) 

It needs one more throw pillow, and I think this simple one from Ikea will do the trick. Poor mum will be getting another phone call request to stop by Ikea (she lives about 15 minutes from one) - and I am always begging her to go pick up things for me - sorry Mum!! :)


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{Moisturize} I need your help ladies! My skin is so incredibly dry this winter...


I know this is a problem a lot of people have this time of year, but I feel like I can't get ahead of it at all. No matter what I use, it feels dry again in 5 minutes. Any of your suggestions are appreciated! Face, body, lips...I need it all. And don't be timid because literally nothing makes me break out.
I told Aaron, I'm this close to rubbing a stick of butter on my face.

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{Eat} Well, I'm going to talk about Mac & Cheese again...which makes 2 times in the past 7 days, is that too much?? ;)

Mackenzie posted a great recipe yesterday using greek yogurt and quinoa pasta that sounds delicious - healthy, but still cheesy and creamy, with a touch of spinach!
Head to her blog, Bell Bliss to check it out!


Do you have any fun plans this weekend?
xx

17 comments:

  1. That dog video is hysterical!!! I had to put a sock on Pixie's paw one time because she kept biting it and it took forever for her to realize she could walk normal. Dogs are so funny!!

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  2. I love that coat. I have a long puffy one... but I am in the search for a short one. That pasta sounds so good too! Happy Friday!

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  3. I need a new down coat like you wouldn't believe...I'm waiting for them to all go on sale!! As for moisturizers you should try origins...they have some great products - and aveno is really good for dry skin!! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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  4. I've never used it but I hear coconut oil works well on skin. That Mac and cheese looks so good! Going to have to try that one!

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  5. O.M.G. I'm GOING to try that mac and cheese recipe this weekend!!! It looks soooo good!! That bull dog is hilarious!!!

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  6. Totally posted Mackenzie's recipe...yum! Can't wait to try. And throw pillows...soon! I am a sucker for throw pillows...always! :)
    xx

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  7. I swear by coconut oil for everything, I put it seriously everywhere! I wish I lived closer to an Ikea, hubby is not a huge fan so it's usually a once a year trip

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  8. Dogs. In snow boots. YESSSSS. That mac looks amazing! Your new cute is so cute. It's not that dry here in the winter, but I swear by baby oil mixed in with my regular body lotion. I also love Smith's Rosebud Salve for dry spots like under my eyes and T-zone, then just cover with powder. Have a great - and warm - weekend!

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  9. Holy yum mac and cheese! I need that in my life and on our menu this weekend! Thank you for the share! Super cute coat :) Happy weekend!

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  10. That pasta looks delicious!! :)

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  11. Love your down coat! I love mine that I had for Finland! So warm and cozy!

    XO, Brooke

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  12. try out linola or homeplasmine!

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  14. Girl I am right there with you on the dry skin thing! I just started using CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser and that has definitely helped. If you figure out the secret, let me know!!!

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  15. My skin gets so dry too and I hear that's what causes wrinkles, grrr!

    That Mac & Cheese looks relish!!! Yum :-)

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  16. We have shoes for our dogs. It is definitely hilarious! Sometimes when my skin is really dry I just put straight up baby oil on! Lol :)

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