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Friday Favorites No. 17

Friday Favorites

It’s Friday and I’m so excited! I always love Fridays! For those of you who are new around here, I love everything about Friday even though I’m a SAHM. We have homemade pizza and beer every Friday for dinner, Caroline and I usually do something fun and totally not on the to-do list, we stay up a little later watching a movie or shows, and the best of all we have John to ourselves for the weekend! I just LOVE it!

I have some fun and random Friday Favorites I wanted to share with you today! I can’t believe this is my 17th Friday Favorite. Sometimes I feel like I’ve been blogging forever and sometimes I feel like it’s brand new to me! Time really flies!


My first favorite from this past week was not getting our flu shots but receiving a gift card for getting my flu shot. I know that sounds crazy but I feel like I should be giving money to get a shot not getting it. If you live in the south you need to go to Publix to get your flu shot, they give you a $10 gift card and who couldn’t love that more? I mean you could buy sushi on $5 Sushi Wednesday, you could buy a Pub-Sub and make it a whole meal, you could buy an 8 piece fried chicken meal, I mean the possibilities are endless! haha! But in all seriousness, I’m so thankful to Publix for doing this! Totally worth it!


Caroline and I have been going on walks in the mornings and even in the afternoons sometimes and I’ve just loved it! I’m so thankful the weather is not awfully hot. One thing I struggled with though was listening to podcasts while we were walking. I’ve been wanting to listen to my podcasts but haven’t had the time lately and I thought I could do this while walking. But my mom guilt set in, so weird when and where it sets in. I thought I should just have quiet time while walking with Caroline but I realized it’s OK to listen and walk with Caroline. I turn the volume down so I can hear Caroline too and I peacefully listen while we walk. AND I LOVE IT!


I’m loving every single bit of Downton Abbey!! I’m soooo excited to see the movie in theaters and I’m even more thrilled that John agreed to watch an episode or two every night! If you haven’t watched it, you NEED to! It’s a must!


Ok, so this is kinda a crazy favorite but Sesame Street is one of my favorite things lately! Caroline never really watched Sesame Street until about a week ago. Her cousin loves it and after spending time with her, I thought maybe Caroline would really love it. Now, Caroline asks for Elmo often and yes, I’ve become the mom who tells her Elmo can’t come on right now he is taking a nap. And it works! She believes me and goes back to playing. Sesame Street is on at least once or twice a day in our house and Caroline loves it!


I’ve also been loving Caroline’s bigger bows! I need to buy her more, I’m thinking of buying a big bag from Amazon! For the longest time, I only put small bows in her hair because she had such a small amount of hair but now that her hair is growing in more the bigger bows look cuter and cuter!

Do you buy bows from anywhere special? Do you like a specific size? Let me know in the comments if you have any great tips or special places you buy them for your girls! I’d love to know!

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  1. Tanya on September 29, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    What a cutie Caroline is! I love the Downton Abbey series and just saw the movie. I listen to podcasts and audiobooks while I walk (no little kids along with me though) and it sure helps pass the time. Have a wonderful week. Tanya – The Other Side of the Road

    • Holley on September 30, 2019 at 5:23 am

      Thanks, Tanya! She is a sweet girl! I love Downton soo much! I’ve been starting to listen to my podcasts while I walk with Caroline in the mornings, it’s so nice! Thanks for reading! I will have to check out your blog!

  2. Carole on September 30, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    That first picture is hilarious! Obviously, that’s her baby doll’s leg but one could wonder. LOL!!

    • Holley on October 2, 2019 at 7:49 pm

      I didn’t even realize that!! Soo funny!! LOL!!!

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