baby by oakley: oh, hey friday!

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Friday, February 3, 2017

oh, hey friday!

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First, thank you ALL so much for the love regarding our newest little bundle! Social media is a funny thing but I'm glad it exists we we can stay in touch with friends (new and old!) and have a way for family members to keep up with the kiddos.


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Justin has been out of town for work again this week so my mom graciously offered to come down and visit. She's kept the girls entertained while I work and cook meals. She even picks up toys at the end of the day. Basically a lifesaver and we'll miss her dearly! #dontleaveme

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The Super Bowl is (apparently) this weekend. Never mind the football game, can we talk about the food for a sec? We don't throw a wild party or anything but we do manage to whip up a few appetizers and snacks to enjoy while watching the commercials. That being said, if I have to eat Rotel and Lil' Smokies (Justin's FAVORITE EVER...) I might lose it. I love you, but no.

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Instead, how about these bourbon bacon meatballs or cheesy wonton quesadillas?! The kids might also get a kick out of chocolate covered strawberries that look like footballs. Either way, we need to up our snack game this year.

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G has a Valentin's Day party at school and I've been scouring Pinterest for free printables to hand out to her little friends. These starburst ones are super cute. I really like these "hooked on you" and "smartie" valentines, too! There are a ton of options out there, we'll probably have a hard time picking just one!

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I'm not a huge cook but I've made this copycat Mongolian Beef recipe a couple of times (and again last night) and really like it. It can get a tad salty because of all the soy sauce in it (a low-sodium option might be better?) but love the flavor. Super easy ingredient list, too, which is always a win in my book.

Hope you all have a great weekend! I have big plans to take naps and let Justin handle bedtimes before he leaves again on Monday! ;)




3 comments:

  1. SUPERBOWL FOOD IS LIFE. Seriously, it is my second favorite thing besides Thanksgiving each year (notice a trend?) and I think we should instate appetizers for dinner more often. :)

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  2. ok wait...do you mix the Rotel WITH the smokies?! Thats crazy talk!! Also I did those Starburst valenties last year for Allison's class (yes she was only 4mo old at the time...just go with it) and they turned out super cute!

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  3. My Mom will be here in two weeks (just for a long weekend) and it can.not.get.here.fast.enough. Mom time is THE BEST!

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