High Five for Friday 01.23.14

TGIF and welcome to H54F!!!

Each week, H54F will feature a blogger who has linked up the week before.  This week’s featured blogger is Kate from Green Fashionista.  Kate blogs about a variety of things, from fashion to travel reviews and home decor.  She has an adorable doggy named Roxy, who just happens to be featured in last week’s H54F post!  Oh, and she just finished out an annual pass to Disney–how fun is that?!

Now, let’s recap the week:

1. Things have been quiet on the blog this week, resulting in my posting just twice instead of my usually 3 times.  There’s been a lot going on, but I’m happy to share that our house is pending sale! After 6 months of being on the market FSBO, we signed a sales contract on it last weekend and the sale is set to close pretty quickly. . .

2. . . .which means we are buying another house!  We signed a contract on another home this week and are looking to close on the transaction in about 2.5 weeks.  If you pray, please say a little prayer for my family as we navigate this process.  I’ll be sharing about our experiences on the blog after everything takes place.

3. I spent the weekend in the western/flat part of the state with a great group of girls!  One of my best friends/partner-in-crime from law school is getting married this summer, so we had some bridesmaid dress shopping to do!  We had a wonderful brunch at Wild Eggs before heading out shopping, and were even able to go with Ashley to pick up her wedding dress.  She is going to be a gorgeous bride!!!

4. I went out to dinner with my boys last night.  Kane thinks he’s a big boy and, as such, should sit in the booth or at the table.  Shortly after this pic was taken, however, he dropped his paci behind the booth and we had a complete meltdown on our hands:/

5. After years of failure, I have finally mastered the perfect red lip for myself! I shared the details earlier in the week, and you can find them here.

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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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  1. 1.23.15

    Congrats on selling your house! We are moving in the spring and I dread the thought of packing! Good luck with everything over the next few weeks!

    Doused In Pink

  2. 1.23.15

    Yayyyy for selling your house, praying everything goes smoothly for you guys. Can't wait to see pics of the new house ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you so much for featuring me this week, you guys are too sweet! Happy Friday gurlie!

  3. 1.23.15

    Congrats on the house news, and good luck moving through the process – excited to see pics of your new place!

  4. 1.23.15

    Yay house!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. 1.23.15

    Congrats on the new house news!! Sending prayers your way for a smooth closing process on both. Can't wait to see pics of your new place. Hope you have a great weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. 1.23.15

    Oh congratulations on the new house! It's so exciting!

    Midwest Darling

  7. 1.23.15
    Katie C said:

    Woohoo for the house news! Praying it will all come together smoothly and quickly.

    Katie @ Cup of Tea

  8. 1.23.15

    Congrats on your new house adventures! xoxo

  9. 1.23.15

    Congrats on selling your house! And on the new one! Can't wait to hear more about it!

  10. 1.23.15

    Congrats on the new home!! Thinking good thoughts for an easy closing and move and can't wait to hear all about it! xoxo, – M @ The Sequin Notebook

  11. 1.24.15

    Congrats on the new house/selling yours!! Please share any tips or tricks you have for that process or for packing for a big move…we're thinking about doing it later this year and I could use some advice ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for hosting!
    Katie @ Sweet Little Ones

  12. 1.25.15

    Hoping the buying and selling of houses is smooth and easy and quick!

  13. 1.27.15
    Kay R. said:

    Congrats again on the new house! Hope all goes smoothly with both the selling and buying ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. 1.28.15

    Will be in prayer. I read your lipstick post and loved the color- very cute! So is this your new link up? Rachel xo

  15. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Jill. I hate the whole home-buying process. Are you all moving very far?

  16. 1.28.15

    Kate, we're so glad to have you linking up!!! And thanks for the prayers. I'm so stressed with the process.

  17. 1.28.15

    Thanks, B! I'm at the frustrating point of the buying process:( I hope I can get back to the excited point!lol

  18. 1.28.15

    Hope things are going well on your end!

  19. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Whitney! Prayers are much appreciated:)

  20. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Sarah! It is exciting, and scary, and stressful, all rolled into one.

  21. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Katie! You know I appreciate the prayers!

  22. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Claire!

  23. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Paige! I hope my stress level rolls back some. But there's always stress with these types of transactions.

  24. 1.28.15

    Thanks, M! I appreciate the good thoughts–keep sending them this way:)

  25. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Katie! I'm trying to think of tips to share as we're going through the process.

    And thanks for linking up!

  26. 1.28.15

    If only.lol

  27. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Kay! There's been a few bumps in the road, but that's to be expected.

  28. 1.28.15

    Thanks, Rachel! Glad to see you're back. This is the new linkup! Hope you'll join in!!!