Friday, May 25, 2012

{Five for Friday}

Today I am linking up with Lauren over at "From my Grey Desk" for her "High Five for Friday" 

One - Days off From Work!

Originally I had my day jam packed with things to do that I normally don't have the chance to do while I'm at work...yet here it is, nearly 11am and I am still in pajamas {and loving it!}
Today is the first day that I can remember that  my husband and I have a day off together. And so far, the day has been perfect.


Two - Coffee - with SOY Creamer

I just recently cut out all dairy from my diet - easier said than done! But one thing I did not want to have to give up was my morning coffee. I found Soy Creamer - and LOVED it....I may have to give up grilled cheese sandwiches and pizza, but at least I still get my morning treat!


Three - This Video

Nothing can brighten my day like this little video. 
This girl is precious, and she has some pretty great moves too!

FOUR - Giveaways and the How-To's of Blogging Series!


Melissa over at The Life of a Not So Ordinary Wife was one of the first girls I connected with when starting the blog. She has helped us out with so many things - and now we are taking part in a giveaway over on her page for your chance to win $15 shop credit!
Also, right now - you can enter the code "2SHADESFEESHIP" for free shipping!


Also, starting next Monday - Melissa and I are hosting a blog series "The How-To's of Blogging" - a fun series dedicated to those both new and established in the blog world, full of tutorials, guest posts, and helpful tips on the journey of having a successful blog! There is also a very special giveaway - so stay tuned!

FIVE - My first Birch Box
Source - I was too excited, I wasn't able to snap pictures of my actual BirchBox

My first Birch Box arrived in the mail earlier this week {that west coast lag is a killer....I've been so jealous reading about everyone's  goodies!} I'm excited to give everything in it a try. I tend to stick to my "staple" everyday beauty products, so trying something new might be exciting! I plan on doing a review of my goodies, so be sure to keep checking back!







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6 comments:

  1. I love the PJs....they are super cute!!

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  2. I love the video so cute, my three year old also loves the song, she however makes up her own words its pretty funny!

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    1. Isn't it? She is just too cute for words. My son has the robot dance moves down but that's it for now haha.

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  3. I am NOT ready to cut out dairy from my diet (I love cheese too much), but I have tried to cut back my milk intake. I started using almond milk in my coffee and it does just the trick! I do enjoy Trader Joe's soy creamer though.

    Last month was my first Birchbox too! I'm going to give it another couple to see if I want to stick with it...

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    1. I had to cut dairy out (sadly) due to some pretty crazy allergies. But you know, once I did I have felt So much better. I'm not going to lie though, I sure miss cheese covered....well everything! You're right though, almond milk is pretty dang good!

      It was my first month too - I'm in the same boat as you...we'll see how it goes!

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