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Saturday Smiles 1

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Today I’m Smiling Because…

~We have no plans for the entire weekend (that I can remember anyway) and it is supposed to snow on Sunday. That’s a pretty good weekend in my book.

~B, L and I went out for fro-yo after he got out of school yesterday. It was so nice to just be able to spend some time with just him. He’s such a good kid!

He sure loves his frozen yogurt!

He sure loves his frozen yogurt!

~Christina Aguilera nailed her impressions of Britney Spears and the other artists on Jimmy Fallon this week.  I was amazed.  That show is always so enjoyable to watch.

~This week at Costco my mom and I ran into the larger display of SkinnyPop Popcorn on the planet!  I giggle every time I look at this picture.  I know it’s a warehouse store, but it’s not a SkinnyPop warehouse!

SkinnyPop at Costco

SkinnyPop at Costco

~Of “the dress” and “the lamas”.  So ridiculously entertaining.  And I would like to report that if I hold my phone sideways and look at the dress, I do see it being blue and black.

~This guy can always make me smile.  He’s just so funny.  I can’t even describe how much he makes all of us laugh.

Afternoon Snacks & Boxes

Afternoon Snacks & Boxes

That’s it from here! What’s got you smiling today?
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Today I’m Smiling Because…

~B and I had a great date night last night. We went to dinner at a local place that we hadn’t been to in ages, didn’t have to wait for a table and the food was just fabulous. So nice.

~My boys have been extra sweet to each other lately.  Sure they fight and annoy each other, but at the end of the day, they are still best friends.

The Boys

The Boys

~It’s going to be “warm” today!  Yesterday is was -20, but today it’s going to be nearly 30 degrees!  Break out the shorts!

~B cleaned the inside and washed the outside of my car last week.  Not only does it look fabulous, but he’s still talking to me.  LOL!  My car is always a disaster.

~I am lucky enough to have dogs.  You’re never alone when you have a dog.

~I found lots of good 90% off Valentine’s Day clearance items at Target.  I should be stocked on goodie bag items / stocking stuffers for a while now!

2015 Target Valentine's Day Clearance

2015 Target Valentine’s Day Clearance

~The Oscars are on tomorrow night! I can’t wait to see the dresses.

~I didn’t wake up with a headache today!  I haven’t been sleeping too well these past few nights and have been waking up with a headache that will not quit.  But I feel great today.

That’s it from here! What’s got you smiling today?
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Saturday Smiles 0

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Today I’m Smiling Because…

~It’s Valentine’s Day! We’re staying in with the kids tonight and are planning on ordering heart shaped pizza.  And maybe making some cookies during the day as well.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

~L rocked his spelling test again this week, had a great time at his Valentine’s Day party AND it’s winter break so that means sleeping in for a week!

~B and I had such a nice day together yesterday (thanks again to my mom for watching WB). We ran a few errands, went out to lunch and snuck a few fun stops in there along the way.  Just a good day with my husband.

~One of the fun stops we made yesterday was to the casino for the free gift they were giving away.  You never know what the gifts are going to be until you get there and sometimes they are lame and sometimes they are great!  Yesterdays was great and well worth the trip.

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“Free” Gifts

~WB has been doing well (not amazing, but well), with staying in his big boy bed at night.  I’m so proud of him.

~It’s going to be FREEZING cold here tonight / tomorrow and while that doesn’t really make me smile, it does give me an excuse to stay in, turn on the fire and cuddle with B and the little boys.

~My PINCHme samples came this week.  It takes a while to get them after you sign up, but it’s totally free and a fun way to try new stuff.

PINCHme Samples

PINCHme Samples

That’s it from here! What’s got you smiling today?
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Today I’m Smiling Because…

~I fixed it! I fixed the crazy issues with posts not showing up here for some people! You have no idea how excited about this I was / am.
~The Magic Mike XXL Trailer was released.

~L aced his Spelling Test this week!  Spelling (and grammar for that matter) is not my strongest subject, so I know he didn’t get it from me.

~I am getting a new Nephew in May! That makes eight boys and one girl between our boys and B’s siblings little ones. Boys everywhere!

My Boys!

My Boys!

~Shark Tank was all new last night! And FunBites was on and got a deal. I love FunBites.

~We got February 2015 PopSugar spoilers yesterday!

~I got a great night’s sleep last night.  I wasn’t sleeping well this week at all, but last night was great.

~Last night’s muffin tin meals were a hit.  And no, WB doesn’t eat all that.  However, if both boys don’t get the same exact thing, well, it’s not good!

Muffin Tin Meals

Muffin Tin Meals

~The Grammy’s are on tomorrow!

~Detroit’s “Walking Man” got surprised with a car yesterday.  This man is such an example of hard work and commitment!

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Today I’m Smiling Because…

~I am getting closer to figuring out why some people aren’t seeing the current posts on my here.

~My boys are just fantastic kids. Sure they can be wild and crazy (after all, they are little boys), but at the end of the day, they are great little people.

The Little Boys

The Little Boys

~L’s winter break is just around the corner!

~B and I have a little day date planned today.  My parents volunteered to take the boys so they didn’t have to come to IKEA with us, so B and I are hitting up IKEA alone and are planning to have lunch in the D (the D = Detroit)!

~I went to TJ Maxx for the first time in ages and found some great deals including some adorable Kate Spade things.  I was in the market for a new wallet and this one is perfect.

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Kate Spade / TJ Maxx

~I finally got all of my packages shipped and out the door.  Prizes from giveaways here, care packages for two of my cousins and a trade all shipped out!  Yay!

~My Diet Pepsi consumption is still at very low levels.  Some days it’s zero.  Some days it’s 1.  Not bad!

~The Super Bowl is tomorrow!  Bring on all those fun commercials and great performances!

What’s got you smiling today?

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Today I’m smiling because:

~It’s Saturday! We have no plans and it’s supposed to snow tomorrow! Yay!

~L got an amazing progress report for school yesterday. I couldn’t be more proud of him!

This picture cracks me up ;)

This picture cracks me up ;)

~My skin is FINALLY starting to look better!

~I have decreased my Diet Pepsi intake by like 90% since the New Year and that makes me smile!  And it is also likely the reason my skin is looking better!

~Ice-Skating is on in Prime Time tonight!  I don’t know if I am more excited for the skating itself or the commentary from Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir!

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~Gas prices are still super low!  It’s amazing to see it for less than $2/gallon and I still do a double take because it seems to good to be true!

~A friend of mine who works at the GAP informed me last night that Sale items are an additional 50% off in-store!  I do all my shopping about a year in advance for the boys.  It saves me a ton.

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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Today I’m smiling because:

~Of my boys. They are good-natured and happy and so so funny! They make everyday so fun.

My Boys

My Boys

~It took nearly two months, but a package I sent to a find in Germany has finally arrived! I was scared it had gotten lost, but it finally appeared! Yay!!1

~Michigan State is playing today and the game is going to be on CBS! Way easier than trying to figure out how to watch a game that’s on ESPN. #nocable

~B and L both have Monday off work / school!

~I haven’t had a Diet Pepsi in nearly two weeks. I miss it, but I know it’s for the best.

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Miss You!

~We have a great neighborhood and have worked out a great carpool schedule for morning drop-off!  Ever been in the drop-off line?  That’s one crazy crazy place.  LOL.

~Of this on QVC. “I believe the moon is a star”.  What?  Live tv is the best.

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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Saturday Smiles 4

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Today I’m smiling because:

~B and I are on Day 5 of the Challenge and haven’t cheated yet! Well I haven’t. B is still drinking coffee. Such a rebel.

B holding his coffee.  Just kidding - image credit: www.precisionnutrition.com

B holding his coffee. Just kidding – image credit: www.precisionnutrition.com

~I am FINALLY getting comment notifications and other e-mails in my inbox. I have no idea what was wrong with it, but it’s fixed now.

~Yesterday when L and WB saw each other after school, WB ran over to him and gave him the biggest hug ever. And L won’t admit it, but I know he misses WB when he’s at school too.

~I love how my Essie nail stickers turned out!  I still don’t have applying these down to a  science, but I am getting there.

Love!

Love!

~My friends just had a healthy and totally gorgeous baby girl!

~Shark Tank was all new last night.  That show never gets old.

~Tieks sent out an e-mail saying they are sending out a 2015 Calendar to their favorite Tieks girls.  I know it really wasn’t “free” because I bought a few pairs of Tieks, but I wasn’t expecting that so I am smiling!

Tieks Calendar

Tieks Calendar

~It may be freezing out, but my feet are snuggly warm with all the fun slippers and slipper socks I have been getting in subscription boxes!

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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Today I’m smiling because:

~L is home from up-north! He had a great time (he loves it up there) and now has been happily reunited at home with his PS4 ;).

Ice Fishing!

Ice Fishing!

~GapKids (and GAP I suppose) has an additional 60% off their clearance items in store right now. Yes, you read that right. An additional 60% off!! You better bet I stocked up for the boys. So many great deals! Seriously, GET THERE!

~I am still smiling about that Michigan State win on New Year’s Day. I swear, those Spartans are trying to kill me, but I love every second of it!

~I got the sweetest surprise package from a friend in Germany yesterday!

So many amazing goodies!

So many amazing goodies!

~The Subscription Box list has been cleaned up / updated and is looking good!

~We forgot to use our confetti poppers on NYE so we are going to have an NYE re-do tonight!

NYR Party Hats & a Fart Blaster

NYR Party Hats & a Fart Blaster

~We still have a few more days of vacation left before it’s back to real life!

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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Today I’m smiling because:

~The weather rocks! It was nearly 50 degrees here yesterday and was perfectly sunny and amazing. The kids got to go outside and play with their new toys and get some fresh air all at once. Fabulous!

~This was the result of playing outside yesterday. I laugh every time I see it. “I didn’t know I would get stuck….” Ha! I love it!

Boys + Mud = Fun

Boys + Mud = Fun

~We have big plans to go through the toys in the playroom and the basement this weekend and donate the ones they don’t play with anymore.  And I cannot wait!

~The after-Christmas clearance items at Target (and Kroger) are amazing this year!  I am hoping there are still some EOS lip balms, Starbucks coffee and some good goodie bag stuff left when tit hits 70% / 90% off!

Mini Target / Kroger Haul

Mini Target / Kroger Haul

~No matter what happens on Sunday, the Lions are going to the playoffs!  I’d smile bigger if they won on Sunday though ;).

~My mom and I are going to the casino this weekend!

~I finally got my pictures cleared off my phone and my apps all updated.  It’s been months and months since I have done that!  Feels good!

That’s it from here!  What’s got you smiling today?

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