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Boys’ Room

Yesterday the last nail was put in place and the boys’ room is officially finished.

One room down, one room (nursery) to go.

While I love rearranging rooms and getting everything just right, it feels so good to be DONE.

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In case you didn’t read about it last week, we moved the boys in a room together last weekend. We moved them into the old nursery (both Moseby and Lawson used this room as their nursery for their first two years; Moseby moved into another bedroom before Lawson came along) and Moseby’s old room is becoming the new nursery. That’s not confusing, is it? HA!

This is only their make-do room for the next two years or so until we do renovation 2.0 with the house and then this will become MM’s room (it has a kitchenette connected to it–can’t see the door in any of these pictures–that we will convert into a private bath for her; our house was a boarding house, remember?) and the boys will move across the hall to our master bedroom (and we’ll move downstairs). The baby will move into MM’s old room and its room will become a study nook. Gosh, that makes me tired just writing it!

It’s not exactly laid out how I wanted–the radiator beside Momo’s bed made us push the beds off-center from the window (which kinda makes my eye twitch) and you’ll spy a chandelier in some of the pictures that we didn’t change out because it will become MM’s room before we know it and it seemed silly just to take it down for a couple of years.

Anyway. Enough of all that.

So the details:

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~The beds are old hospital beds that we bought a few years ago at a local antiques store that came from a local hospital (that my mom was born in actually). I’m guessing they’re from the 30s or 40s.

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~The bedding is from Target and cheap (and was an extra 20% off a couple of months ago) because I can only imagine what those boys will put it through!

Comforters similar here. Bed skirts. Moseby’s arrow sheets. Lawson’s cactus sheets. Euro shams are Pottery Barn from a few years ago but very similar here. The quilts are their baby quilts I made when we were waiting/expecting. Rug is six years old but similar here.

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“Play” containers found at At Home (similar here). Vintage school chart found on Etsy (similar here.)

~I got the nightstand/chest of drawers/whatever last week at a local antiques market because we need all the storage we can get! I “measured” with my hands before I went to the store and I would like to brag that the chest was the perfect size (with not an inch to spare). #skillz

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Flying pig lamp from At Home (similar here) and is Moseby’s most favoritest thing in the whole wide world. Picture frames from Hobby Lobby (similar here).

~It’s “fun” (insert eye roll) to get to decorate a mantle in almost every room (we have six mantles in our house!).

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Rawr sign. I bought the Georgia made from bottle caps at the Yellow Daisy, but the artist’s Etsy site found here. “Little Man Cave” printable ($1.61!).

~Moseby has had this little tool bench for a few years now and didn’t want to part with it just yet so we made a little tool/car corner.

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~And he also had a bunch of “treasures” he wanted to keep away from Lala (a pirate piggy bank, a special flashlight (he’s scared of the dark), his favorite book, a drawing his birth mom made him, his soccer trophy, etc.) so we put them in special container that Lawson is not allowed to touch. He also chose some “special” trinkets to put in the vintage printer’s tray (similar here)–his choices (a bow tie, some Canadian coins, a small armadillo, a Mickey Mouse figurine, etc.) crack me up.

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~Their dresser that yes, is girly, but I didn’t feel like moving in Moseby’s old one for a two year stint, just keeping it real.

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I tried to include pictures of the two of them all around the room (board found at Hobby Lobby). Just look at these two cute little boys!

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~The last little space I’ll show you is behind their door. I didn’t realize until they moved in together just how many hats these two had! So this was a last minute addition, but probably my favorite little corner!

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Arrow hanger found at Hobby Lobby (similar here). Giraffe rocking horse. Custom sign from a couple of years ago from here.

And that’s the boys’ room! Hopefully in a week (or so) I’ll have the nursery finished (I’m feeling the nesting bug kicking into high gear the last couple of weeks ago–I am 32 weeks along today actually!) and can share that with you too!

 

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All in School…for now

Lala started preschool on Wednesday.

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He’ll go four hours two days a week and has the same teacher that both MM and Momo had.

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Buuuuuuuuut, he has yet to learn that preschool is fun. Or that Mommy always comes back. I’m sure that will come. For his sake and his sweet teacher’s sanity. #nobodylikesacrier

Sorry this is a short post, folks. These short weeks are so brutal! And we’re gearing up to move the boys in the same room tomorrow (I got teary eyed just now thinking about the fact that it will be Lawson’s last night in a crib and I’m not an overly emotional person AT ALL. But he’s my baby (for another month or two at least) and I can’t believe he’s growing up). I’ll share lots of pictures of their “new” room on Monday!

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Junk-Themed Birthday Party

I posted a couple of weeks ago that my darling, but slightly strange, youngest (for 8 more weeks or so, ha!) kiddo turned two.

Whenever I plan a birthday party for a child that’s too young to tell me their opinion I try to do a theme with their favorite thing.

MM’s first birthday party was all about pink, parfaits, and pinwheels (her three favorite things). Her second birthday party was a cookies and milk party because girlfriend loved her some Oreos.

With Moseby his first birthday party was a fox party (we called him our little fox). His second birthday party was a peppermint party because he looooooooved old-fashioned peppermint sticks.

With Lawson his theme was a no-brainer. He LOVES junk with all his little heart. He has an innate sixth sense of knowing exactly where anyone’s junk drawer is in their home. And if he is awake there is a 100% chance he’s carrying around some random object in his little hand. His favorites? Flashlights, tape measures, phone chargers, and any sort of spray bottle.

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His invitations came from here.

We chose to do rainbow colors with the decorations and we chose to do brunch because Lala LOVES him some breakfast food (Momo had a breakfast-themed third birthday party himself because he was such a breakfast fan too, by the way).

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Table cloth found here.

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Bacon quiche recipe found here. Ham & broccoli quiche recipe found here.

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His cake matched the invitation and was made by a local bakery that has done our cakes for years.

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We asked for no store-bought gifts because other than some loveys, Lala doesn’t play with toys. And y’all, he was so cute opening all his little junk “gifts”. He ooh’d and aah’d and held on tight to each napkin ring, set of tongs, feather duster, or paint brush.

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I didn’t get any great pictures of his shirt but it says, “I’m the Garbage-Collecting, Junk-Loving Birthday Boy!” I found it here.

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(This is him walking around mid-party snacking on a handful of quiche…and when it’s your birthday party you can do whatever you want, HA!)

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And Now He Is Two {Say It Ain’t So!}

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Yesterday my sweet Lala turned two.

And this is what I wrote on Facebook:

Today you are two. Everything about you is such a juxtaposition, sweet boy–it seems like just yesterday you were born, but I’m certain you’ve been with me whole life. You were so unplanned at the “wrong” time in my life, but really it was perfect timing and you made everything right and good again. You are happy go lucky, but opinionated; you are calm, but have a wild streak; a pleaser, but mischievous; a cuddle bear, but “all boy”. Basically, you are perfect and I can’t imagine my life without you for one single second, Lawson Thompson and I can’t wait to see what you will grow up and be (please lay off the junk hoarding tendencies though, ok? Ha!). 

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Two Days Old

The prayer that I pray every time I’ve rocked you since the day you were born is for you to be a good and honorable man one day. I pray you see the good in the world and that every day of your life you speak truth and goodness to others. That you will make the world a better place…and I’m certain you will because my life in infinitely better with you in it, darling boy. 

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One Year Old

I love you to the moon and back and back again, my sweet Lala. Happy birthday.

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Two Years Old

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Planning a New Room for the Boys

Moseby has been asking to share a room with Lawson once he got to be a “big boy” (meaning age 2 since that’s when the other two kiddos transitioned to a regular bed from a crib) since the winter.

I agreed at the time, but now that Lawson’s second birthday is approaching (on August 13th) I’m realizing that not only do I have to move one kid, but I have to get new beds and linens and redecorate a room…but I ALSO have to teach these two boys to live together. Lawson sleeps with the door shut and it pitch black and goes right to sleep whereas Moseby must have the door open and his nightstand light on the whole night and needs his iPad to wind down (I know, I know).

Yeah, this is going to be real fun.

{Got any tips mamas on how to transition these two crazy boys (ages 5 and almost 2) into roommates?}

As for the room they’re going to be in it’s Moseby/Lawson’s nursery (when I was pregnant with Lawson we moved Moseby into a different room and left the nursery set up).

I have two antique iron twin beds (thanks, Mom) that I need to paint and today I got most of the bedding at Target of all places (they’re offering 20% off on all bedding until July 1st).

I’m going with a light green, black, and white room. With hints of nautical stuff since the boys love the water.

Here are some pins I’ve been looking at for the past six months.

I honestly don’t even know why I’m posting about this–it’s just been running through my brain and once something gets in my head I cannot let it go for the life of me!

I’m sure you’ll be seeing lots on this topic in the upcoming months (we plan to move them in early September after Lawson turns 2 and we get the new school year under our belt for a few weeks)!

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Friday Five

Oh y’all, what a fun few days we have coming up. Eek! Today…probably right at this very second in fact {I write these posts in advance and schedule them to be published right at 8am, in case you couldn’t tell}…my cousin Jess is having her baby! I probably won’t be able to sleep, I’m so excited! I’m going to go ahead and put my prediction out there on Baby B: 21.5″, 9 pounds, 8 ounces (even though he’s only 39 weeks!), and another redhead.

I’m honored that she asked me to take pictures of Emery and B. meeting for the first time this morning. If she gives me permission I’ll share one on Monday.

Eek! Eek! Eek! Another baby to love on!

So excuse me if this post is all jumbled, but I’ve got Baby Brain!

Let’s get to it, shall we?

  1. First up, one of my sorority sisters {click here for her site} sent me a sample of No. 3 Balancing Facial Mask from Beautycounter when she heard I love trying new masks. It’s a charcoal-based mask. This is a little before and after. In real life I could tell a difference in pore size and skin tone/color/pigment (which is a big deal when you have problem with skin tone to begin with). It didn’t dry my skin out either like so many masks!

2. I don’t really ever think my oldest and youngest look alike. MM looks so much like me (with straight hair) and Lawson looks so much like C. (with curly hair)…or so I thought.

Uhm, twinsies. Yes, his upper eyelids are a little more…uhm…absent, haha…like C.’s, but y’all, they look so much alike {minus eye color}!  I love genetics.

3. Maybe it’s because I’m a teacher myself, but I love giving teacher gifts. If it’s a holiday, we do gifts. It’s just our thang. I should’ve taken a picture our St. Patrick’s Day little gift that included chocolate coins, leprechaun socks, and lucky 7’s scratch-off lottery tickets–it was a cute, cheap, fun idea. Anyway, this was our Easter baskets we delivered last week.

Yellow containers. Bunny kitchen towel. Easter pasta. Rustic rabbit. Sisal chick with bunny ears. Bunny canvas. Flower in tin can.

4. In a recent post I mentioned items I was out of and reordering. That got me to think about my current haircare routine and a couple of new items I’ve added recently.

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I’ve been using Pureology Hydrate Shampoo + Conditioner for a couple of years now (here it is in a regular size bottle–that lasts me 4-6 months), and I’ve been using Aveda Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight and Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep Smoother for at least three years now. The two latest things are Pureology Fanatic Multi-Tasking Hair Beautifier–it’s like a vitamin spray–and Matrix Turbo Dryer since I have so!much!hair! and it really does cut down on drying time! Very pleasantly surprised.

5. We are getting so excited about taking MM on her surprise trip to Dallas on Monday. She has NO idea. ..and I’m totally not telling her until we pull into the airport parking lot. I’m going to pack her suitcase and put it in the car the night before so she won’t even know we’re spending the night anywhere…much less several states away! …much less with JUST her mommy & daddy! I can’t wait to see her face! Eek!

Hope you all have a great weekend. We’ve got babies and trips and gorgeous weather here. And I can’t wait.

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On Summer Camp Choices & a Smiley PJ-Clad Toddler

First, these pictures have nothing to do what I want to talk about. They are just my #3 in a nutshell. Like, if I had to pick five pictures of Lawson that summarized his personality it would be these.

Random toys (the kid LOVES toothpaste!). A belly hanging out of his shirt (he gets it honest from his mama). Curls for days (yep, from his mama too). Scrapes and bruises and bug bites. And the sweetest, happiest, most cheerful disposition you ever saw.

This, folks, is my Lala to a “T”.

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Now, what I really want to talk about. Summer camps.

Can I just say I am MORE THAN A LITTLE jealous of my kids’ summer camp possibilities?! I’ve been making a list for my older two in my planner as I’ve come along options or heard other parents mention them and MM has like THIRTEEN top choices and Moseby has seven (and he’s just in Pre-K & they typically don’t have as many choices as older kids). And theses camps are not just some dumb ones either. They are GOOD. (I’m using all caps here so you know JUST HOW JEALOUS I AM!).

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Mixed media art classes with each day focusing on a different material.

Make your own pottery. On a wheel. Learn how to use a kiln.

Creative writing camp.

Culinary science camps–multiple choices and cuisines.

Junie B Jones camp.

Magic Treehouse camp.

Ten different types of religious (or not) sleep-away camps.

The mandatory southern Vacation Bible School, haha.

Sports broadcasting.

Princess camp.

Cheerleading. Volleyball. Softball. Basketball. Lacrosse. Playball. Horseback riding.

Reading camp.

Sewing camp.

An explore Atlanta camp with a field trip every day.

I seriously could go on and on and on. And that’s just hers.

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Moseby’s choices include dinosaur camp, picky eater camp (he doesn’t want to go to it but I am SO TEMPTED to sign him up for it!), snake/lizard/bug camp, super hero camp, train camp, etc.

And I’m green with jealousy. Where are all the camps for adults?! I have been wanting to take an adult art class (either oils or nudes or watercolor…or at this point anything!). I would love to learn how to use a pottery wheel. Or even arrange flowers. Or how to make sushi. Heck, I might even want to go to super hero camp!

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As I was talking to MM tonight about her top two choices (she’s going to her first week-long sleep-away camp plus two local camps plus two VBS plus a week at the beach so girlfriend is going to be busy or I’d let her pick more!) she said, ‘Gosh, Mommy, how do you even narrow it down?!’

Let me know when you figure it out, sister.

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{In case you’re wondering she’s leaning towards culinary science class here and art class here. Moseby wants to do dinosaurs and Playball. Oh, and he’s for sure doing swim lessons, whether he likes it or not.}

And if any of you know of some summer camps for mamas (sans kids of course) you just let me know, m’kay? 😉

And if you want to see this funny guy’s personality in real-time, here’s a video. I love that he laughs just THINKING he’s going to be tickled. Full of joy, I tell you!

 

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Friday Five: Daffodils, Birthday Sweets, Clothes, a Recipe, & Cheese Faces, Oh My!

1. Daffodil Pictures.

Every year I take pictures of my kid(s) in a daffodil field of an old family friend that lives near my family’s farm. Looking through the pictures {click here to go down memory lane yourself} is very bittersweet–watching your babies grow is such a gift, but what I wouldn’t give to hold each one–tiny and squishy again–for just a few minutes more.

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2. C.’s 37th.

We celebrated C.’s birthday last weekend. Aqua Terra and creme brûlée. Bowling and Mexican and chocolate cheesecake. Hals and triple chocolate cake. A giant banana-chocolate chip bread {recipe found here}.

Poor guy, I don’t think he was shown enough love for his birthday…or got enough sweets, HA!!! 😉

3. Swirly Cinnamon Roll Cake.

Speaking of sweet things, y’all, you have GOT to try this new recipe. I made it this past week for a work treat {always a risk trying a new recipe for other people!} and it was GOOD.

Click on this link for a printable Swirly Cinnamon Roll Cake recipe (4×6″ size)!

4. This top…for less than $15!

The other day I was in JC Penney of all places with MM {she was Pinkalicious for book character day and we were looking for a pink dress} and I found this top (I’m wearing a medium). I wore it to C.’s birthday dinner the other night and I am in love with it. It’s currently $19.99 {with an extra 25% off with code: 8FORYOU (30% off if you have a JCPenney card)}. C. couldn’t believe it was such a cheap top–it REALLY is well made and cute in person!

Jeans (which look funny around the ankles here, but I promise they are a normal bootcut) here. Similar leopard print heels here.

5. ‘Cheese!’ face.

One of my favorite stages of childhood is when they start mimicking you or doing what you ask. This is Lala’s ‘Say Cheese!’ face. He’s so sweet I could eat him up with a spoon I tell you!


Hope you all have a great weekend! We’ve got my father-in-law’s birthday and that’s about it. I’ve been battling sinus crud the past week so I’m happy for a weekend at home hopefully filled with lots of sleep (and no pollen!).

 

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Friday Round-Up: What’s Going On ‘Round These Parts

~I haven’t mentioned the dining room or master bedroom this past week, but they’re both coming along. Actually, they’re both finished minus the drapes in the dining room (BUTTTTTTTT they’re in the process of being made at least!) and hanging mirrors/artwork in the master bedroom. Hopefully soon I’ll be ready to do a post on each. Until then, here’s a sneak peek of our new bed. Oh y’all, it’s dreamy.

~Lawson got his first haircut yesterday at 18 months old. I put it off as long as I could as he is my last baby {I know, I know, never say never} and his firsts are hard for me because they’re my last firsts. It’s hard to explain, but hopefully other been there, done that mamas know what I’m talking about.

Anyway, his hair was too long. We had resorted to man buns around the house to keep it out of his eyes and people always just assumed he was a girl (he is “too pretty” to be a boy, if I do say so myself, haha).

My friend/hair stylist, Jessica, cut his bangs and about an inch off the back. It was important to me not to lose his curls (we cut Moseby’s off at his first haircut just assuming he’d always have curls. Uhm. NO. They never grew back. I’m not making that same mistake with Lala).

And look how cute–and grown up!–he looks. I’ll have to get some pictures with my camera this weekend. He definitely is looking more and more “little boy” and less and less baby. #slowyourrolltime

~Today I took the boys to the pediatrician for their well checkups. It was an experience. Which translates to: something I never want to do again. 😉

Lawson got his shot, didn’t cry at all, and as soon as I made a silly face afterwards he laughed out loud. This is his personality to a “T”. {And gosh, he looooooves that brother of his.}

Momo on the other hand? I’ll just leave you with this picture and say that he refused to put on pants for over THREE HOURS after his shots in case they might brush against his bandaids. I also had to carry him out of the pediatrician’s office like a baby (while also holding Lawson and my purse and my diaper bag). Lordy y’all. Lordy.

(His shirt is his St. Patrick’s Day shirt for this year. It says, “I Pinch Back”. …Lawson got one that says, “Irish I Had a Mustache”. I’ll have to take a photo of the two of them tomorrow and post it on Instagram.)

~Speaking of St. Patrick’s Day, I made Irish Soda Bread on Tuesday and it was good! It tastes like one giant buttermilk biscuit, I guess you could say. And it was super easy to make! You can find the recipe here.

~Do y’all remember me mentioning that I was hosting a couple of sign painting parties? One was at the end of February and the other was the past Sunday. Y’all, it was so fun! I can’t recommend PK Decor enough–you can go to her house and paint (she has room for about 15 people in her studio) or she can come to you. …and if any of y’all ever host a painting party yourself you better invite me because I have about ten more signs I want to make, ha!

Here’s two I made–a Fourth of July truck and a goat that looks like our pet/show Boer goat, Oreo (because…well, why not?!). MM made a castle for her bedroom door all by herself (girlfriend even added her monogram); her classmate/friend made a cute owl. My mom made a vase of cotton.

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~And, that’s all I got! Today is not only the most favorite holiday for all the reddish-haired pale people out there, but it’s the 37th birthday of someone pretty dang special.  And what better way to celebrate than going afternoon bowling with three kids! HA!! {Tomorrow night we’re going to his favorite restaurant (Hals) after he has an afternoon massage so I promise he will have some fun! 😉 }

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Things I’m Loving {Friday Five}, #1

Hey y’all, thanks for stopping by! I thought I would share on Fridays what I’m loving, hope you enjoy.  Up this week: SNS nails, monogram necklaces, happy helpers, hand towels, and a meal that reminds my husband of his childhood. How’s THAT for random?!

My nails!

I did gel nails for a couple of years, but didn’t like how they made my nails peeled. Back in the spring my manicurist told me about a new thing called SNS which goes on your nail like a powder. She’ll swipe your nail with clear polish-like stuff and then dips your finger into the powder. She’ll repeat the process several times and voila!, your nails are finished–no need to let them dry or sit under the UV light. The polish lasts a solid three weeks, but usually I’m good for a month.

I will say this, you don’t need to leave them on for five months like I did though! After five rounds my nails got very thin {I think it was also the electric file they use each time} and I had the polish taken off back in September and just now are my nails healthy enough to try it again. I’ve been on Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin and Nails gummies {two of them at bedtime} for four months and can tell a HUGE difference in the quality of my nails…and my hair too, it’s growing like crazy!

Anyway, this is the polish I’m rocking right now.

This is color 161: ‘Sweet Dreams’ {note: my nail place calls this number 223 (they have all the color choices painted on these faux nails with numbers that are attached on a big clip–I know you know what I’m talking about) so if you like this one you might want to remember the name instead of the number or you might get neon green with fuschia sparkles. 😉

My new necklace!

Santa brought it to me {I was on the ‘nice list’ this year it seems!}. I like how detailed the monogram {click the link to see just how intricate it–my pic doesn’t do it justice!} is and I like the longer chain length. I chose to get a 2″ pendant size and an 18″ chain length. It’s from Lina’s Jewelry on Etsy.

This laundry helper!

We go through so much laundry (#bigfamilyprobs) and only have an apartment-sized washer and dryer because it’s the only thing that would fit in our old house make-do laundry room–it’s so bad that C. even suggested {like REALLY meant it} that we put a full-size dryer on the back porch and then just cover it with a tarp when we’re not using it. Uhm, no. I’m sorry. I just can’t.

But at least I have this little fella to help {can you call this help? maybe entertain is a better word} me.

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New Towels!

We have been using the same tired {and pulled and stained} Pottery Barn hand towels for, gosh, nine years? When I look back I even see them in pictures on this blog from 2008, ha! So it was definitely time for new ones and y’all, I’m in love. I just happened upon these Taupe Christina Hand Towels at Cost Plus World Market a few weeks ago and they are the bees’ knees.  Not only are they getting softer and softer the more I wash them, but the color is perfect for hiding stains. And I love how they have this great vintage chenille look.

And have you ever heard of the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? Well, it’s kind of like that for me–if you give Natalie hand towels, she’ll need a new shower curtain, and if you give her a Green Paisley Cordelia Shower Curtain, she’ll need a new
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 (in ivory). Lord, someone stop me! …but please don’t really because I REALLY do love them all. And I’m thinking I now need some Taupe Christina Sculpted Bath Towels too so it can all match. Eek.

This Recipe!

You know how we all have recipes that bring us back to childhood, that remind us of our mamas? Mine is poppyseed chicken and vegetable casserole. When I think of my Mamaw it’s fried roast beef or her biscuits. {wow, just realized how “southern” all four of those dishes are–bet you can guess where I grew up} When C. thinks of his childhood he remembers chicken wrapped in dried beef, meatloaf, and chicken divan. So whenever I’m feeling nice {meaning once a year or so–I kid! I kid!} I make him one of his favorites, my version that is. 😉

And this is my take on his mom’s chicken divan (which I’ve never had so I’m totally going by what he tells me it tasted like) that I made on Monday night.

Chicken Divan

Modified from Paula Deen’s version

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups of broccoli, steamed
6 cups shredded chicken, cooked
2 (10 3/4-ounce) cans condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream (I usually use more sour cream & less mayo)
1 cup grated sharp Cheddar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon curry powdery
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup cooking white wine
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs (I usually use more; I also use Panko bread crumbs)
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Put the broccoli into a casserole dish that has been sprayed with a cooking spray, either an 11×7 dish or 2 (9″) disposable aluminum foil pans. Add the shredded chicken.
In a medium bowl, combine the soup, mayonnaise, sour cream, Cheddar, lemon juice, curry powder, salt and pepper, to taste, and wine. Whisk together to make a sauce. Pour the sauce over the broccoli and chicken. Mix well with a spatula. Place on top of the broccoli. Pat down evenly and smooth with a spatula. Combine the Parmesan, bread crumbs and butter and sprinkle over the top. I usually throw some more cheddar cheese on top ’cause can it ever really be too cheesy?
Bake for about 30 to 45 minutes. Serve on top of jasmine rice.  *Note: this makes a lot. Usually I’ll either cut everything in half OR I’ll make one and give one away*

*Oh, and I’m trying to figure out a way to make these recipes more user friendly and printable. Stay tuned!*

 

And that’s a wrap for this week, folks! I’d love to have you join Old Southern House’s Facebook and Instagram pages–in less than a week there are over 300 followers on FB and over 200 followers on IG and I am thrilled–the more, the merrier! I’ve also added a Bloglovin’ icon in the sidebar to the right if you would like to follow me on there. Hope you all have a great weekend–we’re in Houston right now visiting a certain little fella’s birth mama and siblings!–and I’ll see you back here on Monday.

 

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