Friday, January 9, 2015

friday finds

Happy Friday! 
This week was a rough one - just because it was my first full week back after a nice long holiday break from both work and school. I'm happy it's nearly the weekend though - my birthday is Monday, so we will be doing a bit of celebrating over the next couple of days!

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My birthday present to myself this year...replacing my ancient iPhone 4 with a gold iPhone 6...I'm so excited! Actually what I am most excited about is the camera... I can't wait for better quality pictures since I use my phone camera so much, and the 4 just takes grainy pictures all the time.


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 I attempted "Pinterest worthy" Christmas wrapping this past holiday...I got close...well, at least way better than years before - but it's still a work in progress! I think it's much more challenging than it looks, and a pretty expensive endeavor too! I never realized how pricey all the gorgeous wrapping materials are!


But I've already found my inspiration for next year's wrapping over at The Honeybee :)



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 I found this lovely ivory Old Navy coat on eBay and scooped it up for just $22.00!
It's the perfect winter white jacket for this season :)


four //
Favorite new song



five //
Love the look of this awesome recipe from Jaclyn's blog - Love and Bellinis!




16 comments:

  1. That dish looks so delicious! Your wrapping looks awesome and you're spot on, it gets so expensive to make them cute and trendy!

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  2. You will LOVE the iPhone- I had a 5s and my father in law surprised me with the 6 for Christmas- in gold. Anyway, the difference in the camera between the 5s and the 6 is huge, so you will be quite shocked I think, coming from a 4! Great job wrapping gifts, and your inspiration for next year is also super gorgeous! Have a great Friday! -Dorrie @ Bear Den Plantation

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  3. Your x-mas wrapping was amazing and I'm so happy that you have the new iphone - the picture quality alone is amazing and worth the upgrade! Happy Friday! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  4. That coat is so pretty! And what a great deal! I have an iPhone 4 still and was just telling my husband I think I need a new one for my birthday this year too- though I'm not sure it will last until April :)

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  5. I love your wrapping from this year! I also tried to get a little more "pinterest worthy" and it is really expensive once you start getting into the special tags, extra ribbons, etc! I hope to get the new iPhone soon! I have a 5 but it is super glitchy! Have a great weekend
    Sarah
    coffeeandglitter14.blogspot.com

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  6. I love your wrapping from this year! I also tried to get a little more "pinterest worthy" and it is really expensive once you start getting into the special tags, extra ribbons, etc! I hope to get the new iPhone soon! I have a 5 but it is super glitchy! Have a great weekend
    Sarah
    coffeeandglitter14.blogspot.com

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  7. Hey! Found your blog through the Five on Friday Link Up. Your pup is so cute! You are going to love the iPhone 6!! And that coat is gorgeous! Happy Friday!

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  8. Yay for a new phone! I have the Iphone 5s in gold and I love it. You did great on wrapping your presents! I think they totally look pinterest worthy. :) Hope you have a great weekend!

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  9. Love it - totally making the poblano peppers soon, too! Trey was drooling over the recipe last night hah. Your wrapping of this year's gifts looks totally Pinterest-worthy, lady! Jealous of that phone, too, btw. Soo want the big 6 for my bday! Happy weekend :)

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  10. congrats on the new iphone!! and love love your pretty presents :) xo jillian - stop by! I'm hosting a giveaway on cornflake dreams

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  11. I love the gold!! Have fun with it.

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  12. Oh, that chorizo dish makes me drool.
    Happy birthday! I hope you have a good one!

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  13. What a good ebay find... there are some serious treasures on that sight!

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  14. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! Yay for the new phone!!! :) My contract is up later this year and I already told Michael I'm buying a new 6! :) Awesome find on ebay! :)

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