FRIDAY FAVORITES....HELLO JULY EDITION

And just like the it's JULY!!!! Been such a great week. Another kid at college orientation so those are done, thank goodness, my sweet Mr. Nine had a birthday yesterday and tomorrow starts glorious uninterrupted family time with our precious sons. This may be the last time we are all together for awhile like that so going to soak it up.  Have the best 4th weekend, may it be safe and spectacular!!

1. Bomb Pop Cocktail
I mentioned earlier in the week how favorite 4th memories include  bomb pops as a kid! Well, now it's a bomb pop cocktail.
RECIPE HERE

2. Monster Cookies
I also used the patriotic M&M's I got for my candies from Tuesday  to make a big batch of my favorite monster cookies which I froze to gobble up on the 4th.
RECIPE HERE

3. Work Attire
Lots of 4th inspired colors
Saks off 5th Dress Here Target Sandals, Amazon nautical necklace Here

Loft pants, Michael Kors flats, Forever 21 top


Target cardigan, Wal-Mart sleeveless star top, Michael Kors pants and flats

4. 4th Goodness Bonanza!
This was a fun week on the Blog to bring you lots of my 4th favs in food, fashion and fun!! I don't always recap the week's posts but gotta give props to America some more!!!! Highlights included 
Here // Here

and 4th dessert ideas of course
Here

5. FUN Misc...
Couple fun randoms...
The Blended Blog Ladies know what I'm talking about!! I May Did order this HERE


Too cute for words

So had 2 of these last night: Strawberry Rum Smash, umm gonna need THAT recipe 

Bonus: Mr. Nine turned ?
 So this handsome guy, My main squeeze, my husband extraordinaire, my closest confidant, my partner in crime, my master of all trades's, so I could go on and on but what I'm trying to tell you this he had a sweet little birthday yesterday! I'm so happy to celebrate such a great day that the love of my life was born! It was a good one!
We had a fabulous birthday dinner!

Have the most glorious long weekend full off sunshine, fun, good food and so much laughter.
Bring on Blog-Cation.........

Linking up with  Amanda // Friday Favorites  // Oh Hey, Friday  // High 5 For Friday // 5 on Friday 
xoxo

41 comments:

  1. Happy belated birthday to your husband! I know you are going to soak up all the good fun with having your kids and hubby in one spot this weekend! I've been loving all your 4th of july inspired work wear!! Happy Friday love! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. I love all of this 4th of July inspiration! Your gingham dress is adorable and those bomb pop cocktails are so fun! Happy Birthday to your hubs! Enjoy the long weekend!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  3. You are putting me in 4th of July mode and I'm Canadian!!! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  4. Happy Birthday to your husband! And enjoy your family time with all your boys! You always have the best cocktail ideas. This Bomb Pop cocktail looks so delicious and refreshing -- perfect for this weekend. I might have to get my husband to make these for us haha! Enjoy the Fourth!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  5. Happy happy birthday to Mr. Nine! Woo hoo! I know y'all celebrated well! And when you get that Strawberry Rum Smash, please pass that on to your sister in the south, please! Have a wonderful July 4th!!

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  6. LOVE all this patriotic inspiration! I used to LOVE Bomb Pops so that cocktail looks AMAZING! Have an awesome weekend with family love!

    www.rosyoutlookblog.com

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  7. Love that dress in your first outfit pic!! And now I am pretty convinced I need some form of a red white and blue dessert this weekend. :) Happy birthday to your hubby! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  8. Happy birthday to your husband! And your monster cookies look so so good! Have a great weekend!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

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  9. Happy birthday to your husband! I cannot wait to try those PD cookies, they look outrageously yummy! Hope you have a wonderful long weekend! XO

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  10. Have a wonderful 4th!!!!
    Jaymie

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  11. Love all this 4th of July goodness!! Super fabulous, festive looks! And how awesome is it that you ordered that shirt!? LOL..love it!! You and the hubs are one hot couple! Happy birthday to him!! Have a fabulous holiday weekend!!

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  12. I would love a bomb pop cocktail right about now! Your weekly outfits always wow me...so much fun and creativity and of course a beautiful woman rocking them! Hope you have the best long weekend. A belated happy birthday wish for Mr. Nine! XO!

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  13. Fun, fun, fun! Love your gingham dress and I'd gladly eat a few monster cookies.

    Have fun this weekend. :)

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  14. You always have the best recipes for food and cocktails - YUM! And HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Mr. Nine! Enjoy every second of the holiday weekend with the fam <3
    Green Fashionista

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  15. Happy birthday Mr. Nine!!! Yay for family time this weekend and fun celebrations! I know you will have the most terrific time soaking up sunshine and smiling! Xoxoxo

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  16. Happy Birthday Mr. Nine!! Oh those cookies look so good. Hope you have a wonderful weekend and a very Happy 4th of July.

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  17. Boozy Bomb Pop pinned! I hope you have an amazing weekend & happy birthday to Mr. Nine!

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  18. Those monster cookies have my mouth watering! Enjoy your vacay and happy, happy birthday to your guy!

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  19. I love that you wore 4th inspired outfits all week, so fun and festive, Andrea! And Happy Birthday to Mr. Nine! You two make such a beautiful couple! Enjoy your long weekend with your gorgeous family, beautiful!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

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  20. Happy birthday to Mr. Nine! Your monster cookies look so festive, now I want to bake a batch too. I'm always up for fresh cookies! Have fun the weekend and enjoy the time with the boys.

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  21. Happy belated Birthday to your hubby! You two are a beautiful couple! Wishing you and your family a Happy 4th of July! Love ya!


    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.com

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  22. I really do love your Fourth of July outfits so much! The kimono is so adorable! That bombshell cocktail looks so delicious, and you can't go wrong with a red, white, and blue dessert! I hope that you have some great family time celebrating the Fourth this weekend!

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  23. Freaking Monster Cookies man! They're sooooo good!

    Have a great 4th!

    www.shesleaninginblog.com

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  24. Awwww, happy belated birthday to your adorable hubby! Your outfits for work this week were fantastic, so much inspo! You know that I'm going to be making that cocktail this weekend, I LOVED bomb pops as a kid (still do, actually) so the cocktail sounds amazing. Have a wonderful, safe, happy, fun-filled holiday gorgeous! XO -Kim

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  25. I want to do 4th of July with you someday! You've got it all figured out from the cocktails and treats to the outfits. So much fun! And happy birthday, Mr. Nine!

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  26. You go enjoy every second of that precious family time with your Mr. Nine and boys . . . I'm so excited for you! Eat and drink all the things and be merry! xoxo

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  27. Happy 4th of July friend! Looks like you are all set and ready to celebrate this weekend! And I think we all need that return to squad shirt! I know I definitely do! :)

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  28. Ohh I LOVE monster cookies. And I totally want to try a bomb pop cocktail!!

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  29. So many cute and festive work outfits this week and you know I adore your 4th of July style. Enjoy your quality time this weekend with the boys and hopefully you can extend Mr. Nine's birthday celebrations into the weekend. He's a lucky man to have you as his partner in crime and life partner. Enjoy the blog-cation!! I think we all deserve it, right??

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  30. That bomb pop cocktail sounds amazing!! Loving all of your looks for the holiday! Great inspo!!


    Happy Fourth of July weekend!!


    Amber
    All the Cute 🎀
    Today's Post: Casually Striped...

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  31. Those monster cookies look amazing! Hope you have great weekend <3

    Blessings,
    Edye | Http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

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  32. Have an amazing time with your sons this weekend!!!!

    https://elementsofellis.com/

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  33. Patriotic M&m s! Hahaha, what fun! I hope you will have a great weekend!

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  34. That bomb pop cocktail looks SO good!!! Happy Birthday to Mr. Nine too!! You two are a great looking couple too. I hope that you and your family have a spectacular weekend too!! :-)

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  35. That bomb pop cocktail seems dangerous (in a good way!!!) - happy birthday to the hubby...hope you all have a great weekend:)

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  36. Those Monster Cookies look yummy! I made chocolate chip cookies today and might need to make more cookies tomorrow :)

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  37. love your all things fourth post!!! Happy birthday Mr Nine and hope you both enjoy a beautiful long weekend together!

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  38. That bomb pop cocktail looks YUMMY! Happy Birthday to your husband! I love the dress you are wearing in that picture with him. Also, love your 4th themed work outfits. SO CUTE!

    Ashley
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  39. That cocktail is perfect for the 4th!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    Stylin In St. Louis

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  40. You guys are so adorable. Hope you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend!

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  41. Those monster cookies look so amazing! Love your gingham dress!

    Sarah
    http://mybowsandclothes.blogspot.com/

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