Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday Five

Happy. Happy  Friday loves! I think this Friday is extra exciting with Super Bowl on Sunday. I am not an avid football fan but appreciate anytime we can get together with friends and enjoy yummy food. Looking forward to a weekend filled with great friends and yummy food. I'm happy to be here with y'all to kick of Friday with a few favorites and thoughts that have been running around my head.

Running Inspiration. I have been getting the itch to train for a half-marathon. My last race was a marathon back in 2014! The weather here has been perfect and I love an excuse to push myself. I don't have a lot of time to train during the week but know I could get in a long run on the weekend. One of my favorite fitness bloggers Sarah Fit just posted a 6 week training plan which would be perfect for those mid March races!

Book Reads. Looking for some good book reads. I am trying to limit my time on Facebook and social media in the evenings and replace it with a bit more positive and fulfilling reads. I have heard great things about Sarah Jio's series.

Bargain Shopping. I stopped by a local retail shop to donate some items through the Junior League of Raleigh. While in the back, I stumbled across the cutest Lilly shorts and just happened to be in my size!

Camera Upgrade. For Christmas, I received a new lens for my Sony Nex6 camera. It's a 50mm lens perfect for portrait photos. Now I need to figure out how to best use my camera! Great review of the lens here. 

Baby Sign Language. Caroline's want to communicate is expanding along with her increased mobility. I can tell she is desperate to tell us what she wants and needs. We have been doing a few basic signs with her to help increase her communication but still encourage her spoken language skills. This little board book has been perfect to read and go over with her daily. We also use a lot of signs during playtime and mealtimes. 

Linking up with Amanda, ErikaKarli & April .

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  1. Oooh, I want the baby signs book! I am currently working on "more", "milk", and "thank you" with Charlotte! Also - great snag on those Lilly shorts. Heart eyes!

  2. Awesome find with those Lilly shorts - they're so cute!!

  3. Yay for a half marathon! Hope your training goes well!

  4. I've been thinking about joining junior league in my city! Your new camera looks really great! Happy weekend!

  5. Running a half marathon is awesome. I need to set running goals like that. Baby sign language is awesome.

  6. Those shorts are a great find!! I've been trying to read more, too. Just finished The Nightingale. It was terrific!! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

  7. Those shorts are so cute! Have fun with the new lens!


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