Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday everyone! Or as I insist on calling it, Happy Fri-YAY, big emphasis on the YAY! I don't know what it was about this week, but it was LONG. Too long. Our house is a mess, I'm exhausted, I've lost two pounds from not having any normal meals all week (husband was gone ALL. FREAKING. WEEK.), and I just want a pedicure. 


Okay, I'll end my rant.


Normally I'm all about the "Five on Friday" blog posts. But, in my attempt to get a better grip on this blogging thing, I wanted to switch it up.  Nothing against all my fellow bloggers, but I just needed something different. 


So, starting today, I will be sharing some of my favorites, Elizabeth's favorite toys, my husband's favorite home-cooked meals, etc. 


This week I decided to focus on my favorite blogs. I've been blogging on and off for several years, but there's always my go-to blogs. These are blogs that I read every day. Blogs that I get all sad when I realize that they too have personal lives and sometimes don't blog everyday. Anyone out there get super sad when you realize your favorite blogger didn't post that morning!?! Okay, maybe I just need to get a life.

So, here are my three favorite blogs - in no order


Sweet Tooth Sweet Life - I have been following this blog for years and years. Courtney is a former teacher, fellow wife, mama, and seriously has the best recipes (Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars... oh. my. yum). Not to mention her blog is full of exciting pictures and tells a beautiful story about her life. She is a lifestyle blogger - she shares stories about fitness, cooking, fashion, and her adorable son Lucas.  Head on over to her page so you can see why she's one of my favorite bloggers! 


Leah With Love - Leah is a super mommy. She used to be a classroom teacher but she is a creative one and decided to start her own business Simply Made with Love. Talk about cute things. Cute MONOGRAMMED things. I have to resist self-control anytime she posts a picture on her FB or IG page. She has an adorable daughter, Avery and a handsome little baby boy, Luke. Leah is also a lifestyle blogger and posts a ton of tasty recipes, cute crafts for kids, and a ton of DIY projects (she's one of those that wins at Pinterest projects). Visit her page and check out her Avocado, Tomato, and Feta Dip recipe. Delicious! 


The View From Up Here. Brittany is seriously the most knowledge mama I know. She is my go-to person when I feel like a mama failure and need to know the answer to my ridiculous questions. What's most fun about Brittany is that we are friends in real life, haha! She was my intern several years ago (best. intern. ever.) and we stayed in close contact ever since! We became pregnant right around the same time so it was wonderful sharing pregnancy stories. She is currently a SAHM (former teacher) but will be returning to work part-time this fall. Her son Bennett is seriously baby-model material. I'm talking baby blue eyes and everything! Just like my other two favorites, she is a lifestyle blogger as well. Recipes, favorite products, and stories of being a mama are things I love about her blog! Check out her Meal Plan Monday for some really tasty ideas for dinner! 



Isn't it funny that all three of my favorite bloggers were all previously teachers? 


What are some of your favorite blogs? Why are they your favorites? 



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17 comments

  1. I read Leah's blog, but I'll have to check out the others. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I should mimic this post for my blog! I will definitely visit these awesome sites! :D

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  3. thanks for sharing your fave blogs. visiting now

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  4. I will have to check them out!
    Cynthia @craftoflaughter

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  5. I always enjoy finding new bloggers to follow. It's amazing how many are out there, and yet each person always has a unique take on things.

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  6. I love the little meme! Awesome favorites! I love all the bloggers you named here.

    Mikayla | A Seersucker State of Mind.

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  7. Thank you so much for your sweet words and sharing my blog. You made my day!

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  8. Awesome! I will have to check them out!

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  9. This is hilarious! I love these memes. I checked out the blogs you listed and I definitely plan to revisit them. Very cool. I think my favorite blog is chachingonashoestring.com. I've been following that for many years now...way before I ever thought of blogging. There is always a ton of great coupons listed and offers for free stuff. The woman who runs it was from my town in Upstate NY. I heard about it on the news. I aspire to have clout like that some day. :)

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  10. I want a pedicure too!! And I don't know why, but the Willy Wonka memes are always my favorite. :)
    Thanks for sharing these great blogs, love finding new reads!

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  11. I love seeing blogger love <3 thanks for giving me some other places to check out! I love you blog!

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  12. Thanks for sharing some other bloggers! They are all new to me, so I'll have to check them out.

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  13. I have so many favorites. I don't know if I could share them all.

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  14. How nice! It's always great to recognize other wonderful bloggers :)

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  15. I LOVE those memes! I actually hadn't heard of any of the blogs you mentioned, but I'm on my way to check them out! Thanks!

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  16. I haven't heard of any of these! Thanks for sharing! I personally love A Beautiful Mess, The Nectar Collective, By Regina, and Anastasia Amour!
    xo, Caitlin
    And Possibly Dinosaurs

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  17. I haven't ever checked out these blogs before, they seem really great!

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