High Five for Friday

TGIF!  Friday, you’ve never looked so good! Anyways, let’s review the week:

1. After traveling for work most of the week, I did a little personal travel last night and ended up at Folly Beach for a girls’ weekend:)  If you haven’t heard about Folly Beach, check out my reviews  of the area here and here.  Follow along on Instagram to see what we get into!

2. This should have been #1, but here we go: my cell phone took a ride on my mom’s vehicle this week, and it flew off while my brother was driving.  If you read this post, you know I’m hard on phones (all of my friends are nodding their heads to this), and I’ve destroyed them before, but when I realized that was the last place I remembered seeing my phone, my heart dropped.  My whole life is on that camera–pictures, email, etc.  I got in my car and started driving, praying I’d see my phone. Right after I prayed, I pulled in a parking lot and circled around.  As I was pulling out, I saw my phone!  Well, pieces of my phone–the case, back cover, batter, and actual phone were all in pieces.  I pulled back in and collected the pieces of my phone, and was hopeful when I saw the screen wasn’t cracked.  I popped it back together and it worked!!!!  The screen itself didn’t even have any damage to it–the only cosmetic damage was some scraps on the silver sides!  Now, if that wasn’t an answered prayer, then I don’t know what is!  Thank you, Lord!

3.  Chauncey and I were able to fit in a date night this week by ourselves!  We hit up Malone’s, which is an amazing steakhouse in Lex,  and everything there is mouth-watering!  It was so nice to be able to sit down and actually talk.  While it felt weird to be out by ourselves, it was also really nice.  Big thanks to our parents for keeping him that day and overnight!

Plain burger, just the meat and the bun, well done, with fries:)

Also, since I was traveling for work this week, I got to meet my friend Aimes for lunch at Miss Ida’s, and we just so happened to hit it up on chicken ‘n dumplin’ day.  Sooooo yummy!

4. I’m absolutely loving all of the fall scents that are out right now!  Pumpkin Pecan Waffles is one of my favorite scents from B&BW, and they brought it out in a 2-in-1shower gel/bubble bath this year!  I was able to snag it at an introductory offer price of $10 (reg. $16.50).  I then used this coupon (good in-store and online) for a free body lotion in the new Comfort scent (pumpkin latte + marshmallow).  Yay!

5. Kane is so sweet.  After I fed him on Wednesday morning and we were just laying in bed, he showered me with kisses!  They’re a little open mouthed and noisy, but perfect all the same. I fall more in love with him everyday, even though I never think it’s possible to love him more.

How’s YOUR week been?  Find any good deals?  Have something totally awesome happen? Let me know in the comments below! 

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Hi there! I’m Tif Fannin, the blogger behind Bright on a Budget, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Bright on a Budget is a Southern fashion and lifestyle blog where I share everyday looks, beauty, and travel, along with a behind-the-scenes look at my life as a working mom of two. I have a penchant for bright colors + good deals. Follow along for posts that are relatable to the everyday woman.

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  1. 9.12.14

    Yay date night! We haven't had one of those in so long!! That is SOOOO awesome about your phone!

  2. 9.12.14
    Caitlin said:

    Aww baby kisses are the best! Juliet is now just doing it sometimes. I usually have to ask haha. And yay for date night, they are so needed sometimes 🙂

  3. 9.12.14
    Joey said:

    I LOOOOOOOVE Folly beach!! I have such fond memories of that place from college trips! Pretty much EVERY spring break! <3

  4. 9.12.14

    Sounds like a fun girls weekend! What luck that you found your phone and that it still worked!


  5. 9.13.14

    How cute! Slobbery kid kisses are so sweet. Enjoy your weekend!

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

  6. 9.13.14

    Pumpkin Pecan Waffles sounds like a delicious scent! And tasty 😀


  7. 9.14.14

    Sounds like you have had a good but busy week. I'm glad you and Chauncey got to go on a date yourselves. It does feel awkward to be without your little one but sometimes its much needed. Baby lovins are the best. No matter what kind of day you are having, baby lovins brighten up your day.I hope you have a wonderful relaxing time at the beach.


  8. 9.17.14

    Becky, I was never so relieved to find it and it still work! And you need to arrange for a date night soon!

  9. 9.17.14

    I still have to ask sometimes.lol And we don't get a lot of date nights, so I really appreciate them when they come around:)

  10. 9.17.14

    I NEVER took Spring Break in undergrad! How crazy is that?! We went to Folly earlier this summer and loved it. It's seriously one of my favorite places now!

  11. 9.17.14

    Ain't that the truth about the phone!lol And we ended up having a wonderful time!

  12. 9.17.14

    Nothing like them:) Hope you had an excellent weekend as well!

  13. 9.17.14

    So, I hate pumpkin food/drink items (yes, I'm probably in the <1% of the population who doesn't like PSLs), but LOVE the scent:)

  14. 9.17.14

    MUCH MUCH NEEDED!lol We had a wonderful time, and I was very excited to see Kane and Chauncey when I got home.