Friday Favorites #122

Happy Friday friends! I couldn’t let 2 weeks go by and not share a Friday Favorites. I’ve now been gone from home for 10 days. WHAT? Yes, 10 days. Kent is flying in today and asked me if I remembered what he looked like? I assured him, I’ll recognize him. LOL.

Now if you happen to have checked my Instastory in the last few days, then you know I’ve been on a blogger meet up and the shenanigans have been none stop. We have laughed and bonded and gotten to know each other on a personal level and it has been awesome! I’m going to be leaving Nashville with memories to last a lifetime and new friendships to cherish.

For this weeks Friday Favs I thought I’d share 5 outtakes from one of our “adventures”. These pictures should give you new appreciation for every perfectly styled photo of a blogger you ever see. For every good shot, there is 5-10 equally painfully awkward, blurry, messed up shots. #thestruggleisreal

So can you guess what happens when you take 6 middle aged women #ouch #sorrygirls, and put them in front of a mural, set a camera, and try to get a shot of everyone jumping? Well just let me show you.

Nashville, #murals

Nashville #murals

Nashville, #murals

Nashville, #murals

Nashville, blogger meet up

These girls made me BRAVE! We didn’t care who was watching or staring, we were together and there’s strength in numbers. We had the best time laughing at ourselves and each other and while we didn’t capture the perfect jumping picture, we did get this picture that is one of my favorites…

NashBash, #murals, #blogger

So for this Friday, I will leave you with these 5 thoughts:


And a free piece of advice – order the Charcuterie. A meat and cheese board is never the wrong answer.

I can promise you, you won’t be sorry and your life will be richer. I would have never in a million years thought I’d be doing something like this, but just look at me, here I am with 5 of the sweetest new friends and memories to last until we meet again.?



  1. October 5, 2018 / 9:59 am

    I have loved following along on your Nashville adventure!

  2. Living on Cloud Nine
    October 5, 2018 / 11:05 am

    I am laughing, I am tearing up, alllll the real feels! Love your take for Favorites, we look gangsta and I LOVE IT! Heart you soooo much!

  3. October 5, 2018 / 1:45 pm

    Hey Girlie! I wanted you to know this post ranks right up there with the MOG dress post! Absolutely one of my favorites! Enjoy celebrating this weekend! Oh, and I am oh so jealous of your friend’s white pumpkin!!

  4. October 5, 2018 / 2:59 pm

    Love the jump sequence, felt I was there. In fact I did feel like I was there the whole trip by following my American Triad on Insta. We had a blast eh?! Hugs, x.

  5. October 5, 2018 / 4:50 pm

    I loved all your instagram goodness from your trip…looked like fun. And thanks for keepin’ it real with these pictures. 🙂

  6. Kim Taylor
    October 5, 2018 / 9:28 pm

    These pics made my day! I loved following everyones Instastories and IG posts! I feel like I know you and Laura although we haven’t met IRL. And isn’t shelly adorable!

  7. Kellyann
    October 6, 2018 / 9:39 am

    Hahahahahaha we will NEVER look at a charcuterie board the same again! You are right, we have strength in numbers and definitely stepped out of our comfort zones. So worth every minute! Love your 5 thoughts and I concur completely!!!! Love ya friend!

  8. leaculp
    October 6, 2018 / 4:23 pm

    Oh, you gals are so cute and I know had such a great time. Love the prelude to the jumping picture. But, the last one is truly a great pic! Happy weekend!

  9. October 7, 2018 / 4:11 pm

    You are all so cute! And it looks like you had an amazing time and made lots of memories!

  10. October 7, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    That trip sounds sooo fun! Your pictures are so cute! I would love to meet up with other bloggers! in fact, one of my best friends IRL today is someone i originally met through blogging ten years ago! 🙂

  11. Heather Bramlett
    October 8, 2018 / 8:25 pm

    These are so funny and so real! I love that Shelly and Andrea completely ditched their shoes at one point! ?

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