Friday Favorites on a Saturday

Hi there and happy Friday Saturday! I had grand plans to post this on Friday, but I made the last-minute decision to go to one of those urgent care clinics last night after work. I mentioned in Thursday’s post that I hadn’t been feeling so great since Christmas Eve, and by yesterday my throat hurt so bad that I just couldn’t take it anymore.  The doctor said I have a sinus infection, quickly prescribed me some meds, and I’m already on the mend! :-)

Anyway, today I’m joining Heather’s Friday Favorites link-up and sharing some of my favorite gifts from under the tree this year!

Housewife Glamour


First up, these earrings from Chris:


He got them at the same store my engagement/wedding ring is from, and I love them. They have my birthstone, amethyst, but are simple enough to wear every day.

Another favorite is this iPad case:

iPad Case

I love my iPad mini, but I feel like I don’t use it enough! I thought getting a keyboard case might help with this. Plus, I love the bright pink color. (FYI, for anyone interested, you can find this case on Amazon.)

Chris’s sister and brother-in-law got me a super-soft and comfortable robe.


They actually bought me a bunch of stuff from the Animal Rescue Site (you can see the paw prints in the picture above!). Cute clothing that benefits a great cause is my idea of a wonderful gift!

I’m also super-excited about this cookbook, The Real Girl’s Kitchen by Haylie Duff, that my sister got me.

The Real Girl's Kitchen

I bought this for my friend Sara for Christmas, but I was good and didn’t flip through it since I had it on my Christmas list, too. I can’t wait to try a bunch of new recipes.

Last, but not least, this Pandora bracelet from my parents…

Pandora Bracelet

I love this style—I didn’t even know something like this existed. Rather than collect different beads, I can change out one single clip. I love the simplicity and multiple, mesh-style chains.

It was definitely a great Christmas!

What was your favorite gift you gave or received?

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    • 4thesakeofcake says:

      It’s so pretty! lol I guess that’s not #1 most important in a cookbook, but I’ve loved flipping through it so far.

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