Friday, October 30, 2015

Friday Five

Happy Halloween Eve. I don't know about you but I am looking forward to a weekend full of adorable trick or treaters and a cold glass of apple cider. Let's get Friday started off right with a quick roundup of a few favorite things this Friday.

{One} Genius Ikea Hack. We have been planning a trip to Ikea for months (yes, months). Finally we are headed to Charlotte tomorrow to grab some pieces to fill baby girl's room and out home office. I was surprised to find these beautiful overlays on Instagram that you can use to dress up Ikea's plain dressers. They are relatively affordable and can make a huge impact.


{Two} Halloween Costumes. Neither Joe or I are big Halloween fans. However, that does not keep us from dressing up the pup. I snagged Charlie this adorable Ewock costume on Amazon. Since he already looks like a teddy bear I thought an Ewock was not a fat stretch. The trick will be making sure he keeps it on!
{Three} Sweet Baby Girl Clothes. Oh boy, Etsy is the place to shop for adorable and affordable outfits. I am trying to limit my clothing purchases for little one as I know we will get a ton as gifts in the coming months. That does not keep me from browsing away though! If your looking for an adorable baby gift- go to etsy! 


{Four} Give Grace Campaign. Scarlet & Gold has started a campaign in order to raise money to help with the cost associated with the journey of building a family and the struggles with infertility. 100% of the profits will go to fund IVF treatment and doctor bills for their co-founder Megan and her husband Blake. You can read all about the campaign here.


{Five} Christmas Cheer. Let's be real, Christmas is less than two months away and you have been secretly planning your Christmas as well. In order to not procrastinate this year, I have already scheduled our Christmas photos and narrowed our Christmas cards down to two different styles. Next step is planning what to get everyone! I love the idea of dressing up packages but never have the creativity. I think these would look adorable as To/From cards under the tree. 







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11 comments:

  1. Love that you wrote about the Give Grace campaign! It's a great one for a good cause.
    The animal costume is SO cute! I need ot get something cute like that for Cooper. Good luck at Ikea! So many amazing things there! :)

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  2. I want to step my wrapping game up this year - I have a few cute things in mind but those tags just got me in the cheer! Have a great weekend! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  3. That dresser looks so pretty. What a great idea to spruce something up! & those Christmas tags are lovely. Can't wait for Christmas planning to start!!

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  4. That dresser looks so pretty. What a great idea to spruce something up! & those Christmas tags are lovely. Can't wait for Christmas planning to start!!

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  5. The give grace campaign seems amazing!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  6. ahh that little outfit-i die! i spend too much on clothes for my little man (hello Baby Gap!) and imagine i would go bankrupt if i had a girl!! and those overlays are fabulous, we have an ikea dresser and i just might have to check those out!

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  7. I love that dresser!! Ikea has some great pieces that you can dress up
    Happy Friday
    Chelsea @ thewilliamsjourney1.blogspot.com/

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  8. Oh my goodness that Ewock costume is the cutest thing I've ever seen! Especially if your puppy already looks kind of like a teddy bear, I'm sure he'll be even more adorable!

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  9. OH MY GOODNESS. That baby girl outfit is the cutest! Especially those moccasins! Anything with fringe is adorable and these are no exceptions!

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  10. HA! Yes - the few times I've pilgrimaged from Durham to the Charlotte Ikea it was planned for months too. When you're coming from a distance, you need to plan! :) I love browsing Ikea hacks, but love that you can buy the overlays on Etsy! Woohoo!! Have a great weekend, and thanks for linking up over at H54F!

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

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  11. I feel the same way about driving from the Triangle to Charlotte for Ikea! I still have a list for the next time I head that way! I would love to see the Ewok pup and that outfit is adorable for a little one!
    Jess at Just Jess

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