5 On Friday

Friday, June 7, 2013

I'm linking up again with these ladies for "5 On Friday" - A. Liz AdventuresCarolina CharmHello! Happiness and [the good life blog].  Check them out!

1 - Found another great garage sale this morning!  I was able to get some great play clothes for Hadley, plus a sound machine for $5 (all part of the "Operation: Hadley Needs to Sleep" deal, which is going AMAZINGLY WELL, btw) and some Melissa & Doug puzzles for $3 a piece.  Maybe I've mentioned this before, but seriously, nobody should ever, ever buy toys full price.  Just find a good garage sale and you'll find good, clean toys, most of which have the working batteries still in them.

2 - I made this stir fry recently, and it is so dang good.  The light sauce doesn't make it feel heavy, and because I like a little crunch I undercook my veggies and top it with toasted almonds.  YUM.  Skinnytaste Spring Stir Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots.

3 - We get our puppy next weekend!  I'm mostly excited, but there's a part of me that is dreading the middle-of-the-night potty breaks and house breaking accidents.  Our last dog, Bo, was born on a farm so I really didn't feel like we even had to potty train him, going to the bathroom outside came very naturally for him.  This puppy is a different story.  One thing about getting a small dog that I'm excited for?

Dog sweaters!

4 - Even though I really don't have a lot of respect for her personal choices after her affair made the headlines a couple years ago....this girl can sing, and her new CD is good.  A couple favorite tracks are "Spitfire" and "You've Ruined Me"

5 - We've finally got a sunny day!  The last two weeks have been pretty crappy, weather-wise.  Cold and rainy, which is not what you want come June in the Northern Midwest!  Each day of terrible weather just adds fuel to my fire to move to Tennessee all the sooner (which is my dream that will probably never be realized, ha).

Happy Friday!


  1. I love grarage sales! I found one a few weeks ago with a TON of clothes in my daughters size, so all her play clothes for the summer are taken care of thank goodness. I feel like I go too much becuase now my little one plays garage sale with her toys at home :)

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  2. I am going to have to try out that stir-fry recipe. It sounds delicious and perfect for summer! I've never lived anywhere else, but I have to say living in Tennessee is pretty wonderful...never say never!

  3. It's been crappy weather here too! That stir fry sounds absolutely delicious. I love my veggies undercooked too for that extra crunch! That is awesome about your garage sale finds! They really do have some awesome stuff sometimes. I saw you on the Friday link up ;)



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