Friday, October 30, 2015

October's Favorite Finds


Ryan and I are heading out to our third pumpkin patch of the season this morning. We might have waited until the end of the month to start visiting them, but we are definitely making up for lost time this week!

And it's the end of the month, so it's time for E and me to share our:

So let's get started.

For Halloween tomorrow, we're getting together with 6 of Ryan's friends in the morning for a Halloween version of our traditional "family" breakfast. We started this breakfast tradition after we all had kids and it started to get a little tricky to get to each other's houses for dinner and find space for multiple pack 'n plays. Here's the most recent picture of our group, minus the two newest babies.

But don't you worry, there will be plenty of picture taking tomorrow since the kiddos are showing up to breakfast in their costumes.

And speaking of costumes, Ryan is going to be a bear for Halloween:

He is quite excited about his little costume! We did have to work on the bear sound a bit since he "mooed" every time we asked him to be a bear. But I think he's ready now. :)

Our Halloween breakfast menu:

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Some of the mamas are bringing some Halloween crafts for the kids, but we all know that's not my forte so I left that planning to them. It works out better for everyone that way. ;)

In other favorites from the month,

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I LOVE these J. Crew Maternity jeans. They are so comfortable and fit like I don't have a belly. In fact, the story behind these jeans is that I stalked down a super cute pregnant gal in Trader Joe's to ask her where she bought her jeans and then asked for the exact style for my birthday. They are GREAT!

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Matt got me this watch for my birthday and I LOVE it! It goes well with anything- dressed up or dressed down.

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I wear these Steve Madden ballet flats ALL THE TIME. They are so comfortable and go with everything.

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You guys, my friend Andrea told me about this gel nail kit, so I bought one this month, and it is awesome! They have three different color options for the initial purchase (each kit comes with one color plus the top and bottom coats), but the one that I bought is only $26.99 with free shipping right now. It's usually $55! So buying the kit is cheaper than one visit to the nail place. And the instructions for applications were super easy to follow. I plan to buy more colors this month, but I love the one that came with this kit!

Anyone have any recommendations for where to buy gel polish and which brands you've had the best luck with?

And since this wouldn't be a favorite finds post without some food-related item, let me share with you my new favorite chips:
So so good! And great with a yummy sandwich or grilled cheese for lunch.

That's it for this month!

Don't forget to check out E's list HERE!

Hope you guys have a great weekend and Happy Halloween!



  1. That's a great idea for a Halloween breakfast. :)

    You have such a great sense of style!!

  2. That's a great idea for a Halloween breakfast. :)

    You have such a great sense of style!!