Friday Favorites-November 8th, 2019 Edition

Happy, Happy Friday!

What a week!  With a girls’ trip on the front of the week, this has been a short one for me.  Monday, my kids have a day off so next week will be a weird one too.  Those short weeks get me every time!

Today, I’m teaming up with Andrea and Narci to share my Friday Favorites with you.

First up, is my GIRLS’ TRIP to Boston!  Nine of my favorite girls and I headed out early Sunday morning for three nights kid-free, enjoying the best food, and spending hours upon hours girl-talking..meanwhile we were taking in the sights, sounds, culture, and history of the gorgeous city of Boston.

My pictures are gonna be way out of order and I’m not giving a full blown recap.  If you want to get more details about our trip, Andrea shared details yesterday, Sheaffer is sharing today, and Shay blogged about her favorites in Boston this week.

*How do we choose our roommates?
We literally draw names out of a hat.  This year my roomie was…

Switching roommates allows us to all get to bond/spend some extra time with each other.

We had a great time together.  Loved bunking up with her!

We kind of all decide on the location together and we all keep in mind that in a group of ten there must be a little give and take.

 Getting away for a few days with the girls is good for my soul.

And if I’m being honest, it’s good for Tab and the kids too.

 It definitely takes some sacrificing to get childcare covered, days off, etc…but we make it work, have super supportive husbands, and are so thankful for everyone who kept things running at home.

That wraps up FAVORITE #1…girl’s trip with some of my FAVORITES!  


While I was gone, my FAVORITE three-year-old turned twelve.  Don’t you think??  She looks so old here!  WAAAAHHHH!!!  

You guys!  When I picked her up on Wednesday afternoon she said, “Mom, I missed you”.  
And I melted into a puddle right there on the floor.

Next week this girly of mine turns FOUR!


At the Boston airport I picked up a snack for the flight and OMG-have you tried these?  I’m not sure where to even get them but if you’re a cashew fan-TRY THESE NOW!  I searched for these online and came up empty-handed.  I did find them on Amazon for $23, but I don’t think they’re THAT good.  If you see these online, please share!  A snacking FAVORITE!


This weekend we’ll be on the sidelines watching our FAVORITE guy in stripes on the field.  I’ll be sure to post a picture sharing where we are in case you’re looking for a game to watch on Saturday.


On the trip, I read An Anonymous Girl and YOU NEED TO READ IT!  It’s suspenseful and thrilling but not dark or creepy.  It’s my kind of book, a new FAVORITE, and I’d recommend it!

Thanks so much for reading today, friends!  Happy Weekend!

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  1. 11.8.19
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    UM. Why did you not grab me and INSIST that I try those cashews? They look so good! And "I MISSED YOU, MOM." ??????

    STOP IT. STOP IT RIGHT NOW. You know I would have bawled my head off.

  2. 11.8.19
    Anonymous said:

    I had a great time with you, roomie! What a fun trip!!!!

  3. 11.8.19
    Elspeth Mizner said:

    What a fun trip. Im so glad you had a great time! Looks so fun!

  4. 11.8.19
    Julie Bradford said:

    looks like you all had a great time… I would like to see how Tab dressed the kiddos.. that pic Andrea put on IG of Griffin was hilarious!!! 🙂
    I've missed your blog this week.. glad you're back!!!!

  5. 11.8.19
    Tori said:

    I love those cashew butter snack packs!!! Do you have the Whole Foods market chain near you? They carry them, along with other flavors like Maple Almond Butter and Vanilla Peanut Butter. Try Trader Joe’s as well – our store has them occasionally as well…yum for sure!!
    Love your Boston pics – fall colors look so beautiful on you!😉

  6. 11.8.19
    Bri Runde said:

    What a fun idea to do with your gfs!

  7. 11.8.19
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    I looooove cashews!! I'm going to be on the hunt for those now!!

  8. 11.8.19
    Sunshine and Books said:

    I loved that book too! Such a great thriller! Have you tried any Lisa Jewell books? She writes great thrillers! Your girls trip looks so fun! Girlfriend time is so good for the soul! Have a super weekend!

  9. 11.8.19
    Keeping The Tie That Binds said:

    Did I miss something? Is your hubby an NFL umpire?

  10. 11.8.19
    Joanne said:

    You all were in my neck of the woods; in fact my family and I just toured the Paul Revere House this past spring.

  11. 11.8.19
    Erika Slaughter said:

    No, if that’s the case I missed it too. He’s still a college official.

  12. 11.11.19
    Michelle O said:

    Here is a couple of sites I found for your delicious snacks. Think I just might order some.

    So glad you guys had a great time.