Friday Favorites: Easter Weekend

I love nothing more than Friday. In the past year or two, it has seriously become my favorite day of the week by a landslide. I don’t even mind having to get through the work day, I think because I know there is relaxation to look forward to. This weekend is even more exciting than most because it is Easter! All of our family is local so we don’t have to do any traveling, but I always look forward to seeing relatives and hopefully getting those little ones of ours to church! Before we get to dying our Easter eggs, I am sharing my favorites of the week!
1. H&MFinds
I was in H&M earlier this week and literally wanted all of the things. To be honest, sometimes that store is a bit hit or miss for me, but their spring stuff is a definite HIT. Nothing screams spring to me like a crisp white shirt, and this off the shoulder option is perfect. I love the pinstripe lining on this blazer,  and after hunting I think I have finally found the perfect white pencil skirt. This tulle skirt is so pretty, and while they only have black online, the prettiest mint green color is in stores and I am stalking for the site and the store waiting for them to get my size back in. Suede jackets are totally on trend right now, and this option is the prettiest blue color. And finally, I have a similar lace skirt and get compliments on it all of the time, and having it in this fun color would be amazing!
2. Giveaway
In case you were wondering, I am totally running towards the weekend 😉
Earlier this week, I teamed up with Pink Blush to host a fun giveaway! You can look back at my original post to enter, or head straight to my Instagram! It is easy to enter, and this shop has so many pretty dresses, perfect for spring! If you are interested in shopping my gorgeous floral dress, you can find it here!
3.  Cool Whip Easter Eggs
I haven’t fully decided,  but I am thinking of trying out dying eggs using this method this year. Have any of you tried it? Last year we did traditional dye from the store, and I felt a little bit bad because Jackson really was just able to watch and help out a tiny bit. With the whipped cream I think it will probably ultimately be a big mess but he can really be more involved. And I love the effect of how it turns out on the eggs!
4. Pajamas
I should probably  just do a weekly roundup of my favorite pajamas for toddlers because I think we can all come to a clear agreement that I am obsessed. Earlier this week there was a great sale at Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic where everything was 40% off, no exclusions. I took the opportunity to stock up on summer pajamas for the boys, because while it still isn’t warm here, our house tends to heat up anytime it gets above sixty degrees outside, and fleece pajamas are pretty much already out of the question. While I plan to put these in the boys Easter baskets (I scored them for only $10!) I couldn’t resist letting Jackson wear his new Mickey Mouse set this week. He was so excited! Mickey is the newest big thing in our house, and I really don’t mind one bit. While the hot dog song does drive me crazy, there is something so classic about Mickey Mouse that warms my heart. And my kids being obsessed makes me that much more excited to bring them to Disney World one day!
5. Snuggles
Lincoln will be one in a few short weeks, and it breaks my heart. I am soaking in all of his baby cuddles, because I know it won’t be long before he doesn’t need them like he does now. I just don’t know if there is anything squishier or more delicious than when he is cozy in his sleep sack and fuzzy blanket. I could eat him up!
I hope you all have a blessed Easter weekend, with lots of faith, food, and sunshine!
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    Emily: Three boys and a girl blog
    April 14, 2017 at 11:12 am

    those baby snuggles are so sweet!! Graham still wants to snuggle occasionally and I love it. that dress is so cute! I hope you have a very happy Easter weekend!

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    Life as the Mrs.
    April 14, 2017 at 11:52 am

    I found the cutest dress at H&M in Charleston and I might wear it on Sunday, depending on the weather! Love those sweet baby snuggles; Knox has started doing it again and it's my favorite ever!

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    Tara Usher @ Mommy in a Nutshell
    April 14, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    The snuggles are the best. My boys are 2 and almost 4 and they still love to snuggle. I'm holding on to it as long as I can.

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    A Gal Named Al
    April 14, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    PJs are always a good Easter basket item! We are never home for Easter weekend so I actually have never dyed eggs with my kids- I'm interested to see how your method turns out. Have so much fun!

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    Sparkles and Lattes
    April 14, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    I want to do the cool whip eggs next year as well. I think the girls are still a bit young to do it this year, but definitely next year. Love that dress. So pretty. H&M is hit or miss for me as well.

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    Erin Roberts
    April 14, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    H&M is also hit or miss for me too, but when it's a hit I love everything! Baby snuggles are the best! When Kai cuddles with me I soak in every minute. I hope you have a wonderful Easter!

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    Amy Cotton
    April 14, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Love that H&M dress!! So pretty on you!! Happy Easter weekend!!

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