Friday 5

Hey ya'll and welcome to the weekend! Despite a mini stomach virus earlier in the week, we're doing great and still staying indoors to beat the heat. (I know I say it all the time but come on Fall! pa-leeease) I'm linking up today with April from A. Liz Adventures, Amanda over at Meet @ the Barre and  Karli with September Farm. Be sure to join in and have a fabulous weekend!

 1. I've been sending out a few orders lately of Jessi's Design Bows and wanted to share the new patterns on here again. Feel free to comment here if you'd like any - one for $5 or two for $8. Thanks ya'll!

2. What does my family do after a gross stomach virus? Head to Chuy's to refuel on Mexican of course (I know, so odd) I enjoyed a little family date night of shopping and Mexican on Wednesday night with these two. I mean, how cute are they in their high-five, dream team pic?

3. Ya'll, look how cute and gorgeous my niece looks in her first Lilly dress from none other than good ole' aunt Jessi? She was so excited and it melted my heart! I think I need to load her up from now on! Lookin' good Chloe!!

4. Favorite funnies this week:

5. Favorite Recipe: We've been doing a lot of cold recipes and salads since it has been so dang hot and this Asian variation has been on repeat lately! (also tastes ah-mazing with a ginger dressing)


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Hey y'all! So would ya believe that another (but mini) stomach bug just hit us?! Ugh! I recovered pretty quickly and thankfully it skipped Miss A again but it hit the hubs hard. I'm talking, run to the store and buy everything from pedialite, crackers, gatorade and gingerale. (You know, when tbe cashier doesn't want to look at you bc they think they might get sick type of situation!) I didn't have any kiddos yesterday because of it and none today as well so I'm catching up on some cleaning and household stuff while hubby rests. I think Andi and I might go shopping later for a friend's baby shower this weekend so that'll be a nice little outing and change of scenery!

Anyway, I didn't have a post planned so I'm just going to share some random Pinterest favorites I've been hoarding lately. (think porch styling and new laundry room makeover ideas) Don't forget to grab our button below and link up with us every Wednesday for what's hap-'pinning'! Have a great day!

I love everything in these pins! I really want to incorporate that palm leaf pattern in our home!

We have a good sized laundry room so the sky is the limit on this makeover!

These prints I found on Etsy but haven't purchased yet - I scored 6 over the top gold frames
awhile back and need to fill them!

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Hey ya'll! I'm back and I've missed ya'll! I look forward to catching up on what everyone has been up to today over (much needed) coffee. The week we had at the beach was absolutely fantastic and the weather cooperated every single day. Andi was incredible and proved yet again that she was made for the sun and sand. She is even sporting her first tiny tan-line ya'll! We didn't squeeze any shopping in this year at the outlets but I think it's because we didn't have a rainy day this year! We definitely managed to eat seafood each night and the family time was fabulous. I must admit that when I woke up without 17 other people around me it was odd and way too quiet. The week literally flew by! I head back in September for a week with my Mama and I'm definitely already in count down mode for that!
Me when the last beach day rolled around....
On the home front, the siding guys barely got one day in while we were gone so I'm hoping over the next 2 weeks that they will rock it out. I can't imagine it being bearable in this dang heat though! It is straight up too hot to breathe outside - ugh bring on Fall! I finally got hubby hooked on Friday Night Lights so when we binge episodes each night, it really makes us yearn for Fall and football season! The kiddos are back today so I'm getting back into a routine and also trying to map out everything we have going on in the next few weeks. I feel like we're slam packed - we have a wedding in northern VA, bachelorette in Charleston, another bay trip and a baby shower just to name a few! Anyway, I'm linking up with Biana and Meghan today for Weekending! Join in!

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WHW: Case App

Hey ya'll and happy hump day! We're still at the beach of course, but I had to squeeze in this post about my absolute favorite phone case designing site! This, ladies and gentlemen, is not my first time using and it definitely will not be my last. If you remember a little while back I posted about my first experience using the site and I was officially hooked! 

Available designs!
 My cases have always modeled fun pictures of Miss Andi and the quality is fantastic! My favorite part is when people smile for a picture to be taken and end up smiling even larger because of the fun smiling face of Andi staring back at them! I always get so many compliments! I mean, my friends call me the paparazzi so the cases get a TON of use! You can design your own like I do by uploading a photo or you can use tons of their pre-made designs that are super fun and fabulous. The site is seriously so user-friendly and you can design phone cases for any device and laptop skins as well. Also, the shipping is incredibly fast!

My 1st design is on the left and my new beauty is on the right! LOVE!

 If you haven't heard of them or checked them out yet, now is your chance! They are offering Jessi's Design readers 20% off their orders now through the end of August! Just head on over to, design your case or skin and paste JESSISSUMMER20 into the promo box once you're ready to check out. It's that easy! I'll get together another post next month to remind ya'll as well because I'll definitely be designing another case once we get our vacation pictures taken!

Instagram: @caseapp

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WHW: Mini Vacay

Hey ya'll! Its time for another weekly linkup where you share what's currently hap-'pinning' in your life! Grab the button below and join in with Jenn and me! Today I'm sharing some sweet pics from my mini bay vacay. I didn't have extra kiddos on Friday or Monday so we packed up last minute and went straight to the bay house, My parents tagged along but unfortunately honey had to work. My parents had to leave Sunday but Andi and I decided to have a Mother-daughter sleepover and I'm so glad we did! We went out, just the two of us, for seafood and afterwards split a brownie sundae. We rode the golfcart together (because it is her absolute favorite thing) and caught the most beautiful sunset I've ever seen. Monday, we woke up early, after cuddling in bed together, and hit the beach!

It was an absolutely perfect mini getaway and now that we're home, we're counting down to Saturday because we leave for the Outer Banks for an entire week! Bring on the weekend! I hope ya'll have a fabulous rest of the week and I'll catch ya'll back here in a couple of weeks! #BlogBreak #MissYallAlready

Ya'll HAVE to try this stuff! It is so good!

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Friday 5

Hey ya'll and happy Friday! I haven't done a Friday 5 linkup in quite some time so I'm excited to be back and linking up with April from A. Liz Adventures, Amanda over at Meet @ the Barre and  Karli with September Farm. Grab the button and join in and have a fabulous weekend!

1. My brother-in-law's girlfriend shared this on my wall yesterday and it is 100% me! I mean, those bookends, that lamp and pretty much everything else needs to magically appear in my home!

2. If ya'll watch the Today show like I do then you've seen this already - if not, watch it. It's fabulous!

3.  So hubby and I finally finished Gossip Girl and ya'll....I'm sort of depressed! How will I get my daily upper eastside fix with a side of intense scheming?! How?! I did love how it ended though - I definitely didn't expect 'that person' to be 'gossip girl' ... whew! So, as for our new throwback binge, guess what I got him to agree to start because he's never seen it? Friday Night Lights!! Bring it on, I'm ready for some Coach T and more Connie Britton in my life! "Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose!"

4. So Zappos sent me a $30 off coupon that I clearly couldn't let go to waste am I right? I snagged this adorable Lilly tank in a print I've been wanting! Can't wait for it to get here!

5. Designated Andi snaps to get you through the weekend! :)

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