What’s Up Wednesday

 I’m joining MelShay, and Sheaffer for their What’s Up Wednesday link-up!

What we’re eating this week:
Monday-Andrea’s Pulled Pork-we ate the pork on a salad with veggies.
Tuesday-BBQ Apple Chicken-served it open-faced with sauteed onions.
Wednesday-Loaded Chili-found in Shay’s new cookbook, Eats. (You can pre-order her book on Amazon now.)
Thursday-All the leftovers!!  Thursdays are our crazy nights.
Friday-We’ll be eating out!

What I’m Reminiscing About:
Nixon and I at Tab’s first football game of the season last year.  Nixon and I are headed to his first game again this year.  We’ll cheer him on, enjoy some football, and take down some popcorn and pretzels.  #nixonsgamefoodofchoice

What I’m Loving:
I’m loving that we had everyone in our house had a great first week at school.

What We’ve Been Up To:
The fall activities are beginning!  Nixon is playing flag football this season.  So far, it’s TOUGH, but he’s loving it!  Ebby Lee has started dance and Bowen is so ready to go back to preschool.  Getting back into the swing of it over here.

This weekend we invited the Shulls over for dinner and then we hit up the lake via the paddle board and the canoe.  I must say my balance is definitely improving.  Before you know it, I’ll be doing handstands on that board.  haha!  Totally kidding.  The kids all wanted to canoe and the guys both hopped in so that left Shay and I paddle boarding.  We went out to find them and when they started paddling toward us, we got nervous and headed straight back to shore!  It was getting dark and the water was a bit creepy.  

What I’m Dreading:

The weather…bring on the FALL!!!

What I’m Working On:
I’ve been busy working on Disney World and Disney Cruise vacations for clients.  If you’d like help planning your next vacation e-mail Shay at mixandmatchtravelagency@yahoo.com.  We’d love to help!  And…we just opened up for Caribbean, Hawaiian, and Alaskan cruises.  Shoot us an e-mail if you’d like to learn more.

What I’m Excited About:
This has been happening around our house this week.  Because you know what you have to do when you buy a house built in 1998?  You have to replace all the ac units about a year after moving in.  Wait…or is that just us?  BOO!  We knew we’d eventually have to replace them all, but we didn’t know it’d be this soon.  The upstairs unit went out last Sunday night (the night before the first day back!) so after much deliberation we decided to just do it!  This sounds like a weird thing to be excited about BUT I’m excited about not having any air conditioning troubles for a long time!

What I’m watching/reading:
Big Brother
You guys are passionate about your Big Brother.  You are my people!  🙂
*Victor is BACK in the house.  WHHATT??  I feel like that guy deserves to win because they can’t keep him out!
*I have mixed feelings about Nicole.  I love her, but she’s not the best at the competitions.  Good for her for winning that HOH though!

I shared some of my latest books last week here.

These two are on my nightstand right now. 🙂

What I’m Listening To:
We listen to a lot of Kidz Bop and Disney music around here.  They want something upbeat they can sing along to, so those two usually fit the bill.

What I’m Wearing:
I shared some new fall favorites on Monday. 

What I’m Doing This Weekend:
I’ll be watching the guy in the stripes on the right do his thing this weekend.  🙂

What I’m Looking Forward to Next Month:
This guys starts back to preschool.  I never thought much about it before, but when my other two were home they ALWAYS had someone else at home to play with.  This guy is so ready to be around his friends at preschool.  

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Happy Wednesday!  XOXO

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  1. 8.31.16
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    We had the BEST time on the lake with you guys! It's was so much fun and so frightening all at the same time :).

    • 8.31.16
      Erika Slaughter said:

      Yes!! Completely agree! Why were we discussing alligators prior to our little ride?

    • 8.31.16
      Jill B said:

      I was just going to ask, do you guys have alligators in your area? I'm in the Midwest where we don't need to worry about that, but I thought they were in TX?

  2. 8.31.16
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    THAT WHITE SHIRT! Seriously, wear it always. Every day. Buy several and just make it your uniform.

    • 8.31.16
      Erika Slaughter said:

      Hahaha!!! Thank you!

  3. 8.31.16
    Anonymous said:

    Have fun at the game this weekend, and I love that white top on you! Too cute!

  4. 8.31.16
    Sarah Shaneyfelt said:

    Is your husband refereeing the Alabama and USC game?! I'm an Alabama graduate and we are all counting down until that game on Saturday! Glad you are getting your AC fixed so you have no AC worries for a long time!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

  5. 8.31.16
    Kelsey @ The Peacock Roost said:

    Paddle boarding looks scary and fun at the same time ha!! Hope you and Nixon have a blast at Tab's game!

  6. 8.31.16
    Megan said:

    Yes bring on preschool!!! And booo for replacing all the AC units. But at least you won't have to worry about the AC going out for awile….(or I hope not!)

  7. 8.31.16
    Lindsay's Sweet World said:

    Yessss to college football!! Tab isn't by chance officiating the Georgia/North Carolina Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game in ATL is he? We will be there and I'm STOKED!

  8. 8.31.16
    stacey said:

    Is Tab going to be reff-ing the AL/ ASC game? #rizzletizzle