High Five For Friday

Happy Friday! We got a bit of spring fever here in Wisconsin earlier this week when temperatures got over 40º, but then we were sadly reminded it is still winter when the temps dropped back into the teens and it snowed and rained. Such is life in the Midwest, right?

Anyways, wherever you are and whatever your plans are for the weekend, I hope you have a blast! Here’s a top five recap of my week.

1. I successfully completed my first full week back at blogging! Thank you to all the returning and new readers this week. I have a lot more in store for you!

2. I received a very welcome surprise last week. Two of my best and closest friends, Breann (left; she was one of my bridesmaids), and Becky (right), surprised me for an early birthday present! Ryan had known about this surprise for more than a month. Breann drove up from St. Louis, Mo., and stayed with Becky for the night, who only lives about 20 minutes away. I haven’t seen either of them since Ryan and mine’s wedding! I have great people in my life, I tell ya.

3. My Valentine’s Day tulips are in full bloom. Don’t they just scream spring? I smile every time I look at them on our dining table.

4. I FINALLY was able to upgrade to the iPhone 5s this week. I love it and my new case, which is on sale at Target this week for $19.99. I know chevrons are a dying trend, but they will never be dead to me.

5. Last, but certainly not least, our new sofa arrived! It fits in our living room perfectly, and I am thrilled to have a fresh start in the furniture department. This also means I finally can start decorating in that room! Our trip to Ikea next week for my birthday couldn’t have come at a better time …

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6 Comments

  1. Love the tulips and the chevron…both are things I find great beauty in! Found you through the linkup!

    Posted 2.22.14 Reply
  2. Welcome back to blogging! Your tulips are beautiful and yay for the Iphone 5S. I have the 5C and love it so much. Your new couch is cute – the pillows are SO perfect for it! I hope you have a great weekend babe, xo!

    Posted 2.22.14 Reply
  3. Zelle Brown wrote:

    Those tulips are gorgeous! And loving the sofa!
    xo

    Posted 2.21.14 Reply
  4. Jessi Otey wrote:

    Sounds like a fabulous week so I hope the weekend is just as fab! Great sofa by the way and those tulips are gorgeous!!

    Posted 2.21.14 Reply
  5. Biana Perez wrote:

    Love the sofa – love the tulips and so happy to have found your blog at the right time!! Happy weekend!

    Posted 2.21.14 Reply
  6. Debra Stachelski wrote:

    What a fun week you've had! Those tulips are just gorgeous and a reminder that Spring can't be too far away – let's hope!

    Posted 2.21.14 Reply

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