Five on Friday

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It's FRIDAY! I feel like this week has been dragging on and creeping by at that same time. How is that even possible? I can't believe Christmas is next week! I got my act together & am linking up with Natasha and Darci for Five on Friday! 

ONE. I feel like life is slowly getting back to normal. This was the first week since before Thanksgiving that I was actually home ALL week. It was nice to not go anywhere. I also want to say thank you for all the kind words & prayers over the past week or so. They were very much appreciated! 
TWO. I found some knock-off mercury glass at KMart after Thanksgiving that was practically free & I grabbed it for our dining room table. I really didn't want to spend money on anything to put in the them, so I shopped our house & yard. Grayson and I cut some branches and then spray painted them bronze. Then I collected some small ornaments off our tree to hang on the branches. I love how festive & happy it looks! I also had some whole coffee beans I will never, ever use & put them in to hold the branches still. It smells like Dunkin Donuts coffee every time I walk through the dining room--can't beat that! 
THREE. I'm a crazy animal lover. A crazy animal lover who has a tendency to come across homeless animals and rescue them. It happened more frequently in college because stray dogs are a huge problem in Mississippi. It's actually how we found Hudson...or how Hudson found us, rather. Anyway, About 6 weeks ago I met a cat on our street that was living underground in the drain. Me & the boys named her Gutter. I am not a cat person, but Gutter was so sweet. We fed her, gave her water, let her sleep in warm blankets on our porch. The good news of the story is that I eventually found Gutter's owners. The bad news is that I found Gutter's owners; I will leave it at that. Griffin still yells her name and blows kisses every time we go outside & it's enough to make me want to go kidnap a cat. We miss our little homeless friend.

 FOUR. If you follow me on Instagram, then you have seen the Daily Giant Elf pictures I post almost daily. that. Our neighbors have a GIGANTIC Elf on the Shelf that is in a different spot on their house or in their yard every day. It makes me laugh every time I drive by. I mean, it's a life-size elf hanging from their porch.

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 FIVE. Our master bedroom is next on my room list for painting. It's the last room that I don't like. It's BRIGHT blue. Not quite what we had in mind. I think it should be our January project! We have dark brown furniture & I love this wall color. A little calmer than turquoise, right?


P!nky said...

LOVE what you created for your dining room table, so festive and cute.

OH my that elf on the house...WOW!

Rachel said...

I would love to redo our bedroom as well! Can't wait to see how yours turns out!

Happy Friday!

Unknown said...

I love the colour you've chose for the bedroom redo

Unknown said...

i love this list!! i wish we could redo our bedroom too! I found you from five on friday and i can't wait to read more of your blog :) happy new year!