5 Things

 What a WEEK we had at home with our family of six!   You know what that week off from school did?  It made me SO READY for ALL THE CHRISTMAS FUN!  

Last Monday, I shared a FIVE THINGS post that was as simple as FIVE things I wanted to share.  It might be a new Monday tradition because after the weekend I typically have something to tell you.  And just like all days my thoughts are ALL over the place.

In no particular order…

#1 Thanksgiving Top-we had a great day at Marla’s house eating way too much in the name of Thanksgiving.  I promise to share more of our week soon, but I got lots of questions on this top.  AND IT’S ON SALE!  WAHOO!  It also comes in white which is 66% off right now.  I think I’d wear the white even more because I’d pair it with both blue and black denim.  I’m in my typical size and I’d highly recommend it to you.  Also-I don’t have a close up of this ring, but I ordered it over our week at home to be even more excited when it arrived.  It’s adjustable which makes it easy for ordering or gifting.  I opened it up on Wednesday and wore it Wednesday-Friday!

#2 ALL THE SALES!  I did a little online shopping over the weekend and happened to spot a few things I own on major sale.  These Nike Air Max sneakers are on sale for under $85 with an original price tag of $160.  I purchased mine back in the summer because those bold colors were speaking to me!

My exact boots are from 2017 so they are long gone, but this newer edition is on major sale in the khaki leather/suede combo.  If you’ve been thinking about a Sorel wedge, these are cute!

This vegan leather jacket has been hanging in my closet just eagerly waiting to be worn.  It’s now 40% off and I’d recommend your normal size.  The picture is super dark…so sorry!

#3 Christmas Dress-I found this little plaid Christmas dress for Britt in Walmart, paired it with black tights, and this gold sparkly jacket for the perfect Christmas outfit!  
 #BLOGGERFAIL because I forgot to take a picture of her all dressed up but as I was helping her change clothes I snapped this.  Knowing this year will be different, I’m just not certain I want to spend a lot of money on Christmas clothes so this is the perfect alternative to that!

I use my air fryer ALL THE TIME.  So much so that it typically sits on the counter.  However, a tragedy struck and it broke over the weekend so I’m on the hunt.  I really want the biggest one on the market.  With six people in our family, I want to be able to make enough of whatever we’re having at one time.  Do you have any recommendations?  Hoping I can snag a great deal today!

#5 Advent Calendars-These should start tomorrow and today, I’m heading to the store to grab some type of calendar for both boys.  Remember, I told you I ordered two baseball related advent calendars from a pop-ad on Instagram?  They’ve never shown up!  GRRRRR!!!  So, basically my PSA for you is…don’t get distracted by the pop-up ads!

This weekend I had a girlfriend who was super, super sick and by the power of prayer {her doctors were amazed at how quickly her body turned around} she’s doing so much better.  Just a reminder of the power of prayer.  SO SO THANKFUL!  I’m praising God and praying for your Monday, friends!  Hope your week starts out on a great note!  See you tomorrow!

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  1. 11.30.20
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    Britty looked so cute in that tartan dress!!!

  2. 11.30.20
    Amy Heinl said:

    QVC had a huge air fryer on sale yesterday I think as part of their black zfriday and pricing was to be honored through midnight today. For shipping and it was a huge 10 quart one with all kids of extra things with it. It was $99 almost $120 off retail with free shipping

  3. 11.30.20
    Elspeth Mizner said:

    I love this new series of posts! Thanks so much for sharing!

  4. 11.30.20
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    You were looking SUPER CUTE on Thanksgiving!!!! And so happy to hear your friend is so much better!

  5. 11.30.20
    Sunshine and Books said:

    I ordered the same advent calendar and it's not here yet either. I even contacted the company to no avail. I'm scrambling today. Here's hoping we find one! Good luck!

  6. 11.30.20
    Unknown said:

    The ninja double basket XL air fryer is one of the best I've seen and used. It's super easy and big enough for a large family

  7. 11.30.20
    Suganik said:

    Go with the LARGE Cuisinart TOA-60 Convection Toaster Oven Airfryer
    You WILL NOT be disappointed. We love ours. Never need a Microwave again. This gem Air Fry, Air Bakes, Toasts, and broils. We love ours.

  8. 11.30.20
    Paula said:

    I ended up with Cracker Barrel's Hersey Kiss ADVENT calendars.

  9. 11.30.20
    Julie said:

    The Breville toaster oven with built in air fryer holds tons. You can even order extra baskets to have 3 trays full at the same time.

  10. 11.30.20
    A Kick in the Kitchen said:

    I have the PowerXL Vortex 10-qt. Air Fryer Pro (from Kohl's) and LOVE it!

  11. 11.30.20
    Ellibelle said:

    So glad your friend is doing better!
    These are such great pictures and your little girl's dress is so cute and what a great find!
    Ellibelle's Corner

  12. 11.30.20
    Unknown said:

    I would highly HIGHLY recommend the Paula Deen airfryer. Love mine and we are a family of 6 as well.

  13. 11.30.20
    Lisa said:

    I have the Instant Pot Vortex Pro and use it every day. I love it.

  14. 11.30.20
    Becky Cowen said:

    Not sure if you have a 5 Below nearby, but I saw some advent calendars there that could cheaply fill-in until your good ones arrive 🙂

  15. 11.30.20
    Kimberly said:

    For my boys I got the Lego advent calendar, Lego Star Wars advent calendar, & a hot wheels advent calendar. Different parts of the country but I saw all 3 of them at Target still over the weekend.

  16. 11.30.20
    Amanda @ That Inspired Chick said:

    Loved your cute ruffly top!!! And our robovac broke last week so I'm on the hunt for a new on of those! I'd like to say we need the biggest one of those they have too. hahaha That Inspired Chick

  17. 11.30.20
    Joanne said:

    What a fabulous family photo!

  18. 12.1.20
    Marybeth said:

    I snagged this air fryer at Target last year after Christmas and we love it! I think it comes in a larger size too.


    Aldi had some great Advent calendars a few weeks ago : )

  19. 12.1.20
    twinz's mom said:


    This has changed our families life. Well- mine and who else counts! We use it a couple times a day!!!

    Let us know what you end up getting!