High Five for Friday

Well, another week has passed, and we are still living in the depths of freezing hell in the Midwest. Winter, go away. #overit

In other news, it’s Friday! I don’t have a lot planned for the weekend other than work, some projects around the house, and hosting my brother for the Oscars Sunday night. Who else is looking forward to Sunday’s glitz and glam? I cannot wait, and I hope it doesn’t disappoint. 
Here’s a few highlights from my week. 

1. It’s hair makeover day! I haven’t had my hair cut or colored since before Thanksgiving, so my head of hair definitely needs some love and attention. Stay tuned via Instagram for the final result!
2. Unlike most women, I am not really into shoes. So, it’s rare when I find a pair that I simply fall in love with and have to have. I found these beauties on clearance at DSW, plus I had a $5 coupon for my birthday, so these rang in at a whopping $16. I’m already dreaming of wearing them with skinnies and a collared white button down come spring.

3. The family room renovations finally have begun! Ryan is working hard on the new built-ins, the first coat of primer and paint is on the baseboards and windows, and hopefully we’ll have paint on the walls within the next week. We also ordered our new sectional that I featured in my room design inspiration – I cannot wait to get it in here. P.S. – I haven’t forgotten about the master bedroom reveal that I promised all of you. Finding the decor that I envisioned for the space has taken longer than anticipated …

4. One week later, my yellow Valentine’s Day roses are still going strong! They bring much-needed color and life to the otherwise dreary weather.

5. I seriously cannot get enough of these two. Dog really is man’s best friend, I guess!

I have some fun posts planned for next week in honor of my birthday, so stay tuned – have a great weekend!

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  1. 2.22.15

    Love the shoes! And love DSW 🙂 I'm always amazed at the deals I find there. Hope you're having a great weekend! Thanks for linking up with us again for H54F!

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

  2. 2.22.15

    Thanks, lady! Happy Sunday!

  3. 2.22.15

    I agree with you! I hadn't been in there in a long time, so I'm glad I stopped in and found those pretties. 🙂

  4. 2.22.15

    Ha, right?! If they had more than one pair in my size, I considered getting two so I had a backup pair!

  5. 2.22.15

    They sure do!

  6. 2.22.15

    Thanks so much! Hope you had a good weekend!

  7. 2.22.15

    Right?! I can't imagine our life before Finn! 🙂 Happy Sunday!

  8. 2.22.15

    I am so with you – I also have a difficult time with shoes since Ryan and I are pretty much the same height, and he doesn't like when I wear super high heels and tower over him. So, I'm willing to make the sacrifice. 🙂 Happy Sunday, girlie!

  9. 2.22.15

    One more thing that makes us twins. 😉 Happy Sunday, friend!

  10. 2.22.15

    Glad I could help with the shopping! 🙂 Happy Sunday!

  11. 2.22.15

    Right?! I'm with you. Happy Sunday!

  12. 2.22.15

    Thank you!

  13. 2.22.15

    You are too sweet, thank you! I posted a little peek of my hair on Instagram Friday, so hopefully it didn't disappoint, lol. 🙂 I can't wait to share all our home updates soon!

  14. 2.22.15

    Even today (Sunday), the roses are still going strong – they haven't even started to wilt yet. Pretty astounding if you ask me. Hope you're staying warm!

  15. 2.22.15

    Thanks, Jenn! Hope you're staying warm, too!

  16. 2.22.15

    Hope you girls are staying warm this weekend!

  17. 2.22.15

    Happy Oscar Sunday!

  18. 2.22.15

    I agree!

  19. 2.22.15

    I thought so, too – thanks, girl!

  20. 2.22.15

    I basically don't need any other form of entertainment in the house – I can just sit and watch Finn and Ryan all day! 🙂 Happy Sunday!

  21. 2.22.15

    Thanks, Claire! Happy Sunday!

  22. 2.22.15

    Thanks, girl! They seriously are like super roses – still hanging in there!

  23. 2.22.15

    I hope you do buy them/find them in the clearance section! Hope you are staying warm – happy Sunday!

  24. 2.22.15

    I'm glad I'm not the only one that isn't super into shoes – I always used to feel out of the loop with my friends on that one!

  25. 2.22.15

    Right?! That price was too good to pass up. 🙂 Happy Sunday!

  26. 2.22.15
    Nichole said:

    Those shoes are really cute!! I can't believe those flowers are still holding strong, that's awesome! Can't wait to see what posts you have planned:) happy birthday week to you!

  27. 2.21.15

    Those roses are so pretty and so happy! I'm usually not a big shoe girl either, but I looove those flats! DSW has the best deals!

  28. 2.21.15
    Rachel Emily said:

    What a steal on those shoes, holy cow! Pick me up a pair will ya? 🙂 Have a great weekend!

  29. 2.20.15

    Love the shoes, DSW has the best deals!


  30. 2.20.15

    love the shoes and those roses are so beautiful- love yellow roses 🙂 enjoy your weekend

  31. 2.20.15

    Fabulous roses – they don't look real after a week in! Dog is absolutely man's best friend. Thank goodness for my fur babies every day 🙂 Happy weekend!

  32. 2.20.15
    Nadia said:

    I'm like you when it comes to shoes – I pretty much wear the same pairs over and over until the fall apart. Comfort is way more important than style in my books, but those are super cute and they will probably be so practical! I hope you love your hair and manage to stay warm this weekend!!

  33. 2.20.15
    Mia- MakeMeUpMia said:

    Can't wait to see your hair!! Love those shoes too, I'm the same as you, shoes aren't my weakness either.. Happy weekend friend!

  34. 2.20.15
    The Sequin Notebook said:

    Those roses are gorgeous – such a pretty color! I've been not-so-patiently waiting for my DSW birthday reward to arrive next month to do some shopping…and you may have made that a lot easier for me since I adore those flats and may need to snap them up myself!

  35. 2.20.15

    Can't wait to see your hair lady! Those flats are great, and I too am desperately wishing for weather where boots aren't a necessity! Those roses are beautiful, nothing like some fresh flowers to kick this gloomy weather we've been delt, enjoy your weekend girl!

  36. 2.20.15
    jillian said:

    ahhh i love those flats! xo jillian – stop by! I'm hosting two great giveaways on cornflake dreams

  37. 2.20.15
    Jessi Otey said:

    ADORE those shoes girl! I am so excited about your hair its not even funny- I'm sure, as usual, it'll look gorgeous! Hope you guys have the best weekend! xo (excited to see ya'll DIY-ing skills too!)

  38. 2.20.15

    Love those shoes!!! And what a fab deal you got!! Those yellow roses are gorgeous and I can't believe how great they still look! That picture is SO cute too. 🙂 I hope that you have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

  39. 2.20.15
    Jenn said:

    The pic of the two of them is just adorable!! Love! Hope you have a great weekend and STAY WARM!!!

  40. 2.20.15

    I love those flats! So cute! I'm so over this weather, too! Freezing rain on the way to Kansas this weekend 🙁 Stay warm!
    xo Emily

  41. 2.20.15
    Debra Stachelski said:

    Enjoy some much deserved "me time" at the salon today! Those roses are just gorgeous! And of course, another priceless pic of the "boys". Have a nice weekend, it's Oscar time!

  42. 2.20.15

    Loving those leopard flats. DSW is the best!

  43. 2.20.15
    Ashley T said:

    Cutest $16 shoes ever!! Great find girl!

  44. 2.20.15

    Those shoes are too cute! Can't wait to see some house updates and that last pic is pretty hilarious. Have a fab weekend lady and try to stay warm!

  45. 2.20.15

    How pretty are those yellow roses? And I love the shoes. Happy hair day!!

  46. 2.20.15

    Omg that last picture! Too cute! And how awesome your roses are still hanging in there! They look beautiful!

    Her Heartland Soul

  47. 2.20.15
    Biana Perez said:

    It's official – I'm buying those shoes!! I love them!!! Have a great weekend and stay warm…I feel your pain!! xo, Biana – BlovedBoston

  48. 2.20.15
    ElleSees.blogspot.com said:

    i am the same way about shoes–just not my thing. love the ones you got. and how cute are they?? love the identical poses 😉

  49. 2.20.15
    Pamela said:

    Can't wait to see what you decide to do with your hair!! It's going to look great! And love you new shoes! You can't beat paying $16 for them either! Happy Friday girl!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes