Friday, October 24, 2014

Five on Friday!

It's Friday! Finally!

This past weekend and this early week was pretty busy with my parents being in town, so this weekend I'm looking forward to catching up on some housekeeping items... my to-do list is over flowing.  And speaking of to-do, don't forget to enter this Kate Spade giveaway!

Linking up with Darci, Natasha, April, and Christina!



ONE

Having spent the majority of my young life in Michigan, I grew up watching Tim Allen (and everyone’s then-beloved Jonathan Taylor Thomas) in Home Improvement.  From the show I became aware of Bob Villa (my parents have since informed me that he is better known for his show This Old House)... anyway, I was quite excited to find out that one of my DIYs was featured on his website! 

You can check it out here.




TWO

Amanda has posted a few times about her Spiralizer, and I've been dying to try something similar.  I was wandering Crate and Barrel when I came across this handheld version... Spirelli Spiral Slicer.  Basically, it makes "noodles" out of veggies (carrots, zucchini, etc.)!

I plan to try it out this weekend, and I'm hoping it works - it could be a great alternative to pasta.




THREE

On Tuesday Cait, Katie, Annie, and I hosted a holiday linkup, and it was so much fun to click around and see all of the fun things shared.  Below are a few of my favorites.


Aimee shared her beautiful fall mantel and front door.
Kelly shared her amazingly carved pumpkin.
Myla shared her perfectly styled front porch (come decorate mine, please!)
And Jess shared perhaps the world's cutest DIY mummy.

You can view what others shared here!



FOUR

I am sure you all heard the glorious news, but for the first time in five years, Starbucks is coming out with a new holiday drink... the chestnut praline latte (CPL).  

Although I will likely stick with my beloved non-fat no-whip pepper mocha, all the talk of holiday drinks has me quite excited!




FIVE

Speaking of coffee... this mug. Amazing. I don't drink coffee, but I would consider it if it was out of this baby.


38 comments :

  1. That mug is awesome! I am in the market for a spiralizer too, I have an unhealthy obsession with pasta and really need an alternative, keep us posted on how that one works! Happy Friday!

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  2. I love those coasters! And I am going ot have to try that new drink from Starbucks... Confession: I already bought peppermint mocha creamer at the store the other day... Too soon?!

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  3. Girl that is amazing that one of your DIYs was featured on his website!! Congrats!! I still need to get a spiralizer - I'm debated between the one from William and Sonoma or just a regular one from amazon! Have a great weekend!

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  4. Thats so exciting that your project was featured! They are really cute :)
    Definitely share how the spiralizer comes out--I've been thinking about getting one for a while but havent bit the bullet yet.
    That mug is everything. Love it :) Have a great weekend!!

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  5. LOVE the DIY so cool it was featured! I've heard great things about spiralizers and I've wanted one for a few years, but want to get a good one that lasts. Can't wait to hear your thoughts!

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  6. Thanks SO much for the shout out :) Way to be featured by Bob Villa! Can't wait to here about that spiralizer, I'm needing to add one to my collection, happy weekend!

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  7. How cool that your DIY was featured! I used to watch that show growing up too and who didn't have a crush on JTT. haha. Love that mug! Have a great weekend girl!

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  8. That DIY looks so awesome- we need new coasters around here so I need to go back and check it out- I loved Home Improvement too- so awesome he featured you on his DIY website! I can't wait to hear how you like the spiralizer- it sounds like such a great alternative to traditional pastas!

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  9. Congrats on your DIY fame! That is awesome! You totally deserve it! The things you make rock! Have a great weekend! PS - I totally need that mug!

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  10. So cool that your DIY coasters were featured on Bob Villa's website! They really are awesome...well deserved! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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  11. I need one of these spiralizers too!!

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  12. Congrats on being featured! I am still swooning over those coasters. Love! That is my go-to starbucks drink as well. Ya just can't beat it! Happy weekending :)

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  13. Those coasters are super adorable - congrats on being featured, that's very exciting - and that mug is hysterical!

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  14. That is so cool that you were on Bob Vila's website!!! That's a super cute DIY, I'm totally going to have to do that! Thanks for sharing, and happy Friday! :)

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  15. Congrats, Villa! Also, I love my spiralizer

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  16. That's so cool that your project was featured!!! That Starbucks drink sounds tasty... if I drank coffee!!!

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  17. I have the veggetti which is the same thing as that spiralizer - its like 9.99 - it works perfectly

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  18. How cool you were featured! And that new drink sounds amazing! I'll be trying it!

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  19. Look at you fancy girl!!! Famous. And thanks so much for the mention and picture from this week's link-up! I will gladly come out to AZ to decorate your porch as long as we can craft and snack on your delicious goodies!

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  20. I have been dying for a spiralizer so thanks for sharing your pick from Crate and Barrell, I can't believe it's only $30 bucks! I will head that way this weekend to scoop one up. I can't people how skillful people are with their pumpkins; those guys did a stellar job!!!

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  21. Ha love that mug! That is so neat that your DIY was on that site, congrats!!!

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  22. You will have to let us know how that spiral tool works out!! And congrats on the post!! So exciting and such a great tutorial.

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  23. Congrats on the feature! And I want to get a spiralizer, too! Zoodles, anyone?! Happy Weekend!
    xo Southern Style

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  24. Major fail last night in testing my Veggetti spiralizer. I think the trick is smaller veggies (as in, don't buy the biggest sweet potato in the bin-smaller ha). So cool about the coaster feature - they deserved the recognition! Enjoy your weekend ;)

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  25. ahhh I'm so glad you did a round-up of cute Halloween decor from the link-up. I wanted to do the same thing and never got a collage together. Thank you :) I'm also so impressed with your DIY on Bob Villa's website. How cool?? I think we were all big Home Improvement lovers if we were born in the 80s :)

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  26. That is so awesome that you were featured! I always loved watching Tim the tool man Taylor too :) Lol :)

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  27. Congrats on your Bob Villa feature! That's fantastic!

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  28. Congrats on being featured on Bob Villa's site! That is amazing!!!! I loved the rivalry between him and Tim Allen on Home Improvement - that's probably one of my fave shows growing up! And thank you for picking my Mummy as one of your faves. That link up was so fun, and I got so many ideas from all the ladies you shared! I have never heard of a spiralizer, but it's going on my Christmas list now. I love kitchen gadgets. You'll have to let me know how yours from Crate and Barrel works. Thanks again and have a great weekend! -Jess

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  29. Feautured on Bob Villa's website...whoop whoop! You deserve because your DIYs are the best! Can't wait to hear how the spiralizer turns out!

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  30. Love those coasters, so good for you, girlfriend! And I want to try the spiralizer too! Please post how it goes. Love the idea of those new holiday drinks. I love the gingerbread latte. Hope you have a great weekend! xo

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  31. So cool about your project! I don't do coffee either. I'll stick with tea. It's the after taste that sticks around for ages afterwards, despite toothpaste, gum, whatever, that kills me! Ick.

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  32. chestnut praline!! that sounds fun, I had not heard - thanks for the heads up! yum, I'm ready.

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  33. Love those coasters! Super cute! One of my friends uses her Spiralizer like crazy! I need to get one too.. the dish she made me for lunch one day was sooo delish!

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  34. Congrats on your project being featured on Bob Villa's website! That is so awesome!

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  35. I need that mug....love it!!! And girl, you're famous! Love those coasters by the way!

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  36. This post made me so happy!!!!!! Thank you for the Pumpkin Love girlfriend!! :))))

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