Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday Favorites



Well just like that, the 4th of July has come and gone. I hope you all had a great time celebrating with your family -- I know we did! It's been a while since I did Friday Favorites, so I'm really glad to be back in the game! The girls have been wild ones lately -- we're staying at my parents house so they are sharing a bedroom and the first week was definitely the honeymoon phase for going down for naps easy-peasy.  Katherine definitely is the culprit with keeping Elizabeth up so we're trying to figure out a few different ideas for successful naptime.  E actually asked to go down for a nap yesterday and I don't blame her -- she looked utterly exhausted! 

Back to my Friday Favorites! 

 Fresh Summer Berries

Give my girls and I allllll the berries this summer.  It's so funny how Katherine prefers blueberries and Elizabeth prefer strawberries. They'd both consume pounds of berries if I let them.  Thankfully fresh berries are plentiful this time of year in Buffalo, which means we always have some on hand! A few weeks ago, Elizabeth and I went strawberry picking and I already have plans to go blueberry picking later this summer.   

 Kids Adirondack Chairs 
Summertime means lots of time outside and sometimes the girls just don't want to be sitting in the grass or on a blanket (insert mega mom fear of ticks and lyme disease -- trust me, I do tick checks every time the girls are done playing outside). While shopping last weekend, my husband and I picked up two adirondack chairs for the littles.  They absolutely love them! While I wasn't too excited about the color of the chair, I was just happy to snag the last two from the store! We brought them with us to my cousin's 4th of July party and the girls were able to sit on the patio and have fun with the rest of the family.  

 
 Anything in a cast iron skillet
My mom is a really good cook. She's an even better baker.  She has cast iron skillets in just about every size and makes the best skillet cookies. Like ahh-ma-zing. Last weekend my aunt and uncle came over for a pizza party and she made a snickerdoodle skillet cookie with chocolate and pecans. Let's just say thank GOODNESS I have a gym membership.  I'll take some of the credit since I made the snickerdoodle cookie dough (she did the rest though).  So. Yummy.  She has stacks of magazines that are just recipes for cast iron skillets so I'm sure we have more yumminess coming our way.  Like I said on IG earlier this week -- maybe I'll just never leave their house again. 


 Family

It's absolutely wonderful living near family now.  Not having family nearby was one of the main reasons we moved back up to Buffalo.  These three can now grow up together, have all the playdates, and make the best memories.  


 Below Deck Mediterranean
I'm like weeks behind, but when I have the chance I try to watch an episode of Below Deck Mediterranean. I do like the original cast -- mainly because I love Ben, but I don't mind this season either.  I promise I never watch an episode in front of the girls (hello nude news episode) but while we were watching the Macy's 4th of July show on Tuesday, E looked at one of the boats and says "party boat" and it immediately made me think of this show.  #whoops 

5 comments

  1. Good list of favorites. I love berries in the summer and used to watch Below Deck Mediterranean. Need to catch up on it.

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  2. My daughter and I are berry fiends. We can't get enough of them and it's the perfect time of year to do so!

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