Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday Favorites #110

In case you missed it this week:

Monday: 4 Kylie Lip Kit Swatches + Video
Tuesday: My Top 5 10 Favorite Photos
Wednesday: Ball Game Outfit + A Video On 2 Ways To Curl Your Hair
Thursday: Spring Blog Hop - Cute Spring Easy Hair Style

And a fun announcement. The ladies over on The Blended Blog are starting a new Spring Time Fun Monday link up for the next two months. Starting on this Monday, first topic is April Showers, take that prompt as you will, pictures of rain, pictures of what you would wear in the rain, pictures of  rainy day activities, your imagination is your limit. Join us each Monday for a fun link up!

Saturday during breakfast I asked Baby Fox if he wanted to learn how to read a face clock and he said yes, so while eating pancakes I taught him, he rocked it.

Then instead of having to draw out a clock every time, we made our own and Mr. somehow had saved my compass and it made this engineers heart so happy to see my son using it :)

After breakfast our morning was filled with baseball.

Then soccer right afterwards. The first time this will happen in a while. Love when a plan works out.

That night we went to dinner with some good friends to celebrate Mr.'s birthday. We left all of our kids at our house with a babysitter and went out for 3 hours, can you imagine, eating dinner for 3 hours? It was amazing is what I'm telling you.

Then Sunday we laid low as I was totally sick, boo! At least I held out for our date night.

Linking up with The Blended Blog for some Friday Loves.

Marva wrote a beautiful post last week about being bold when you want to run and hide. I just love how she intertwined God and him knowing what he's doing and you have to trust in Him and push through all that worry and uncertainty.

I'm loving Deena's new project, where she is taking her grandmother's recipe book and making it into a book for her family. She's making it extra special by interviewing her grandfather and her aunts and uncles so she can add little stories inside the book near each recipe, how amazing is that? 

She also shared her Grandmothers biscuit recipe over on The Blended Blog. Go check out that here, it makes my mouth water just looking at it, don't you agree?

It's the end of the month so I wanted to recap all of the Hair 101 videos I've done this month. I hope you are finding these helpful!

As always here are some videos around the internet I'm loving this week.

Just when you think people only look out for themselves, you see this and you have renewed hope.

How cool is it that two people who are complete strangers can play something so beautiful together. Music is a language that everyone canspeak

Linking up here

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spring Hair Style + Blog Hop

Happy Spring Foxy Friends! If you're stopping by one of the Spring Blog Hoppers, welcome to my little space. If you're starting here, don't forget to check out all of the other awesome ladies and their Spring Time posts.

Since I've been doing my Hair 101 series, I thought that I would do a Spring time hair style. Back when I challenged myself to a year long hair styling challenge, this was my very first hair style I tried. This was my first time doing ANYTHING to my hair other than a ponytail, this is how it came out, this was the original post.

 If you don't want to follow the pictures, jump to the end of the post for a video that I made. This is a super simple hair style, all you need is a small hair tie and some bobby pins.

Step 1:

Tease a small section of hair at the top of your hair. If you don't know how to tease hair, click here for a tutorial.

Step 2:

Take a small section of hair (between your eye brows) to the back of the crown of your head and tie it back.

Step 3: 

Take a small section on one side of your head and twist it away from you face. Pin it over the hair tie on the opposite side.

It should look like this when you're done.

Step 4:

Do the same thing on the other side, take a small section and then twist away from your face, pin it down on the opposite side, but just below the first twist.

Step 5 and 6:

Repeat step 3 and 4, to create two more twists.

This is your finished style. See how easy that was? Now get to styling and go impress your friends.

Now for that video that I promised you. Click here to see some other hair videos.
Looking for more Spring Inspiration? I've joined a handful of my favorite bloggers to put together a Spring Blog Hop. Just click on each link below to discover new, fun ideas for Spring.

On a side note, to keep up with the Spring time theme, the ladies over at The Blended Blog decided to host a Spring Time Fun Link up. Each week is a different category to talk about, but if you don't want to talk about that, then post anything Spring Time fun! We're here to have fun!

Linking up here

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Play Ball Kind of Outfit + How To Curl Your Hair

Happy almost MLB game day opening, don't ask me why I know this. Baby Fox has recently started playing baseball and he was put on the Dodgers. Which really works out for us, because Mr. is a hardcore Dodger fan, so we already had all of the gear! Lucky us because Mr. said if he would have been put on the Giants that he would not/could not wear/buy/support that paraphernalia, see die hard fan right there.

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I think nothing completes a baseball watching game outfit better that some great chucks.

I bought my t-shirt at Old Navy, which has a lot of the MLB teams available right now. They don't have my exact one, but this one they are selling is pretty close. These jeans are no longer available but these are a close second.

I decided I wanted a side ponytail, but it looks so boring just pulling it to the side, so I added a little twist in it with my favorite bobby pins and tied it up and it was super easy hair style.

This works out well being a dodger fan in that Baby Fox was put on the Dodgers. Mr. said under no circumstances would he ever wear Giants gear, even for his son, so let's hope he never gets on the Giants team.

Another week of my Hair 101 series, last week I showed you how to do a small pancake braid, this is the start to many hair styles actually. This week I'm going to show you two different ways I curl my hair. One is a uniform curl and the other is used for a more messy curly look. I even show you how it loosens throughout the day and what it looks like the next morning.

Any suggestions on other hair styles you want to see? Let me know, I'm starting to run out of ideas.

Linking up here

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

My Top 5 Pictures

Back again linking up with Andrea for Show and Tell, this time we're showing our top 5 photos...or 10 or however many if we can't decide. I think I'm going to do my top 5 before Mini Fox, and then My Top five as a family of 4, it's just too hard to choose!

| ONE |

With our 12 year anniversary coming up, I can't help but remember our wedding, and my favorite photo taken that day.

| TWO |

I could have chosen our first photo of us as a family of 3, but nope, this one takes the cake. I can't help but laugh every time I see it. Baby Fox had issues with food and not wanting to eat it. When we tried food at 6 months, we tried everything. He had so many food faces that he made while trying new food. This is him trying carrots for the first time. I basically had the camera in one hand and food in the other and hit the shutter button at the same time I fed him the food. I didn't realize how awesome it turned out until I downloaded them.

P.S. He had so many food faces we made a whole book of them. For example:

Did even want to try this...pushing our hand away, lol.


This is a runner up, but couldn't help but add it. My grandfather had just passed away and we were gathering after the funeral at my parents house and Baby Fox just knew that she was feeling sad and gave grandma a big wet slobbery kiss, which up until this point he had never done before. He gave her several kisses and it just made my grandma's heart sore knowing that it was his first kiss and that Grandpa was probably making it all happen.


There is just something about the way they are looking at each other that melts this Mama heart.

|  FOUR |

| FIVE |

My last picture with Baby Fox before I gave birth to Mini Fox. This was probably 3 hours before Mini Fox came, it was a whirl wind of a birth and the very next day he was a big brother.

Now onto pictures after Mini Fox was born:

| ONE |

Our first picture as a family of four. Baby Fox was so enamored with his baby sister and immediately asked if we could take her home that minute. And he's been smitten every since.

| TWO |

Mini Fox was not in a smiling mood this day, but I just love the pure look of joy on Baby Fox's face. We may or may not be doing some beach pictures again this year.

 | THREE |

The love these two share is unbelievable. I love their relationship, and can only hope that it continues as they get older.

| FOUR |

Our very first airplane ride family vacation and it could not have gone any better! The kids did great and had a blast and are continually are asking when we can go back.


| FIVE |

I know we used a different photo for our Christmas Card this year, but this picture was my favorite. The photographer told me and Mr. to kiss, and this is what the kids did...I just melted when I saw this picture.  It's a little blurry, but I don't care, it is just too cute and I love everything about it.

Okay so that was 10 11, but I couldn't help myself. I realize now looking back at them that they might not be the best pictures or photography out there, but the meaning behind them makes them so special to me.  Hope you didn't mind!

Linking up here

Monday, March 27, 2017

Kylie Cosmetics Valentine and Velvet Lip Kit Review

I'm going to go ahead and blame Christy for my obsession. I don't even want to count how many I have now. This time last year I was blissfully unaware of what I was missing...and now...I need them all. I wish I was kidding.

Anyway, another friend mentioned that Kylie Cosmetics was coming out with a Velvet line, which of course I had to buy. I set my alarm to be at my computer at 3pm...I actually remembered and got two of them! I felt like the other two colors wouldn't look good on me. So I scored, Rosie and Harmony. Then I had also bought the Valentine's Lip Kits when they came out as well in February, or was it January? Anyway, thought I would swatch all 4 of them. The only color that isn't available is the Valentine color, but the other three you can still what are you waiting for? Go grab one for yourself!


Which one is your favorite? I think I like Velvet Rosie the best.

Linking up here