I'm linking up again with The Good Life Blog and sharing my Five on Friday. I'm loving this because it's a way to share all the randomness that doesn't constitute an entire post.
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1) Favorite Things Party
Yesterday Erika and I hosted our very first virtual "Favorite Things Party". It was super fun to see everyone's favorites under $10 and we're going to be hosting again next month. If you have a favorite thing that you want to share this month, add your link!
2) Christmas is coming!!!
I'm aware that this is an obvious statement, but since I've refrained from putting my Christmas decorations up yet, I've been "decorating" my kiddos :)
Griffin wore her first Christmas outfit this week and I"m pretty sure she loved it as much as I did.
I ordered the kids coordinating Christmas jammies from Carters online and they sported them to dinner at Shay's house this past week. Cute, comfy AND festive!
3) She's a GREAT eater
This is super random, but I just wanted to brag on what a great little eater Griffin is. She'll be 7 months this coming week (tear!) and she is pretty much on table food. We mash it up and I'll usually incorporate it with a puree I've made (squash or sweet potatoes typically), but this week she was eating mashed potatoes, meat loaf and carrots just like the rest of us. She also LOVES her mama's apple pie :)
On an unrelated note, I posted this pic on IG and lots of people asked where it's from... the shirt is from Target (but I bought it at Kid to Kid) and the pants I bought from a mom on Facebook... and they don't have a brand label (I think she may have had them made).
4) LOVE my students!
I'm at that weird point in the term where the students are kind of driving me nuts (if you're a teacher, you know what I mean.... Thanksgiving break will be just what the doctor ordered). I teach middle school which seems to be the height of impulsiveness, moodiness and just general stupidness - but they redeem themselves on a daily basis with sweet words, encouraging notes and just general awesomeness.
This week I chaperoned an 8th grade field trip to the Holocaust Museum and had so much fun getting to take the kiddos off campus.
It doesn't hurt when your student brings you a piece of his AMAZING birthday cake for breakfast, either :)
5) Best. Picture. Ever.
I randomly snapped this pic of Miss Griffin on Tuesday night after her bottle. She had a bath and Dave didn't brush her crazy hair down. :)