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FFA and my goal for the 2012-2013 school year!

Welcome back to another week of Free For All Friday!
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I'm running a little behind this week, I didn't get my post up last night....
but at least I'M RUNNING! heehee!! So I started a DIET this week. Normally that's a BAD word around our house. I hate talking about it. I hate thinking about it. This week I decided that IT'S TIME! I've been pinning exercise ideas, healthy food and workout music! My most favorite thing that I've pinned is this saying that is going on my wall! 
 Firm body.
Laugh Out LOUD!! This is exactly how I feel! I am excited for this change in my life. I am looking forward to being healthy and fit. I want to keep up with my kids when they run and ride bikes. So, my goal for the 2012-2013 school year is... GET FIT! This doesn't mean that I will be a size 2. That doesn't mean that I will watch EVERY single calorie. Getting healthy is learning to eat right, be active, drink lots of water, and be HAPPY! Goodbye jiggle... hello ME! :)
WHEW!! Now, onto my favorites from last week's FFA party. In honor of starting my diet, I've decided to dedicate this FFA post to my used to be favorite thing.. DESSERTS! Tons of great ones...you guys make it very hard for me to choose just a few. Here they are...with a little bit of commentary from yours truly! ;)
ice cream playdoh
Reading Confetti
When you get a craving for icecream...
just make playdoh!
rootbeer freeze
The Diary of Dave's Wife
Anything frozen is fat FREE!
real simple cookies
Jaco'lyn Murphy
Calories don't count if the packaging is CUTE! 
raspberry streusel muffins
Nifty Thrifty Things
Eat as many as you want...
raspberries are one of the healthiest fruits!
neapolitan cookie brownies
If it's pretty and pink, it's calorie free!
Neapolitan Cookie Brownies
tropical chocolate chip cookies
These are small, so the calories don't count!
cherry tiramisu
As long as you don't eat the whole pan,
 it's probably good for you! 
strawberry lemon yogurt cake
Made with strawberries AND lemons... double healthy!
dessert dogs
The Seven Year Cottage
If it's not technically called a dessert,...
it must be good for you!
decadent double chocolate walnut brownies
Natasha in Oz
Did you know that anything served
 on a white plate is fat free!
Okay, so maybe I'm bending the rules just a bit! ;) I really am excited to start my goal this year... eating healthy, living healthy, finding myself again!!
Let's GET FIT!!
(who's with me?)
Let's see what you've been up to this week!
Happy Friday!


FFA and feelin' SHABBY! :)

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I've been in a shabby chic mood lately! I mean, yes I'm always in a shabby chic mood but this week has been different! I have been loving the shabby chic colors. A LOT! I suddenly want everything in my house to be aqua!! So, my favorite picks for this week are all things SHABBY!

Alderberry Hill
summertime shelf
homemade chalk paint
Life on Walnut Street
room makeover on a budget
Johnny in a Dress
ruffled lamp shade
(POP of color!)
Life on Lakeshore Drive
lantern makeover
Stubbornly Crafty
girly baby bibs
summer mantel
The Space Between
pallet art

vintage finds
Peaches and Maple
australia's most beautiful room

I {heart} all things SHABBY and all things CHIC!!
What your favorite style??

Happy Friday and have a wonderful weekend!


friday + sassy sites = love

Someone posted on Facebook today "school starts in LESS THAN 4 weeks!" UGH! This summer is flying by waaaay too fast! I had all the intentions of posting every.single.day this summer... but time just keeps slipping by. I know that my posts are few and far between, but I've been busy working on a "project". It should be done in the next few weeks and I can't wait to share it with you!

In the meantime... keep linking up! I LOVE seeing what you are up to throughout the week! Here are some of my FAVORITES from last week!
Sugar Bee Crafts
state heart art
strawberry lemonade cake
This is Happiness
ideas for kids room decor
Moody Fashionista
bit sized ice cream cones
Sugar and Chic
goodwill bench redo
2 Crafty 4 My Skirt
rustic lemonade sign
Garbage to Glam
his and hers headboard
Crafty Endeavor
custom cell phone cover
Cox's Corner
washi tape laptop
Decorating Ideas
beach bedroom makeover
Now, let's PARTY!
go ahead...
grab a button!
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Link up your latest and greatest!
Have a wonderful weekend!


mud fights, fireworks and FFA!

I can't believe it's already Friday again and I didn't blog even ONE time this week... UGH! Summer is kickin' my bootie! We've been having tons of fun swimming, mud fights, fireworks, barbecues, sleepovers, and this weekend we are headed up north to our family reunion! It's been super busy but LOTS of FUN for sure!! I hope you and your family had a great 4th of July!
I asked my son the other day if he is excited for school to start and he said "we are NOT talking about that right now!" LOL!! I love that they love to be home! I LOVE summer!!
Here are my favorites from last week:

Alderberry Hill: headboard bench     Cheap Chickadee: diaper clutch   Natalie's Sentiments: guest room makeover   Somewhere in the Middle: photo blocks   Not All That I Seam: bathroom makeover    Susannah's Kitchen:  peanut butter mousse torte    A Lived In Home: summer birthday gifts   A Redeemed Life: welcome door

So many great linkups last week! Let's get this party started! Link up anything and have a FABulous weekend! xoxo!!
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Welcome back to another week of Free For All Friday. This is the party where you can link up anything you want! We want to see everything that you've baked, created, glued, painted... well, you get the idea! ;) I want to apologize for my lack of posting. We've been sharing the summer flu bug around our neighborhood. It makes for long days and loooong nights. I can't wait to start fresh this next week and share tons of summer and MORE 4th of July ideas with you. But first, in case you missed it, here are TONS of yummy ideas to make the 4th of July SWEETER!
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...coming up this week, I will share some adorable CRAFT ideas for the fourth! Now, here are some of my favorite 4th of July linkups from last week...
mason jar drinks
July 4th shirt
ruffled felt wreath
patriotic burlap banner
flag shirt tute
patriotic tshirt makeover
patriotic blocks
bottle rockets
4x4 firecrackers
4th of July pinwheel printables
how FUN is that!
Now it's time to link up what you've been up to this week!
Grab a button and have a VERY Happy 4th of July!