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Favorite Moments: Receiving sweet sweet packages for my birthday this week!!! Monday I opened the mailbox to find a surprise from Andrea. She is one of the sweetest bloggers out there and if you don’t know her yet, I am not quite sure what you are doing with your life??

Chris spoiled me on my birthday with a pandora bracelet, a new band for my Apple watch, Jouer Skinny Dip, and another item that is on it’s way. He brought home a slice of cookie cake for each of us, Reeses, M&Ms and my favorite wine. So sweet!

My MIL came by to spend some time with Zoe and I and brought me caramel cupcakes from a local bakery that were absolutely amazing! I enjoyed Rose in a can that we picked up last weekend…

I got lots of birthday snuggles from Zoe too! She is such a sweetie. Is this baby Zoe or ET???


Favorite (Almost Free) Purchase: I have had my eyes on the rose gold Adidas Superstars forever. I was obsessed with this shoe in high school and owned three pairs. I am so happy to see them sitting in my closet again! And you guys, I got these shoes for free!!! I don’t know if you have heard of Ibotta or not, but that is how I was able to get these shoes. I had saved up my money on my account until I hit $80 an then cashed that money out to paypal to order my shoes.

If you don’t already have Ibotta, consider signing up with my link. We both benefit. My referral code is ptgvoaa. All you do is look in the app after you go grocery shopping and add anything you purchased, then send a picture of your receipt. Easy peasy. It only took me a few month to accumulate as much money as I did! I say, if you are going to buy the stuff anyways….get some extra money for it! You can cash in your money for Paypal or a gift card to a few select places. FREE MONEY PEOPLE!

**This is not a sponsored shout out, I just wanted to share because free money is awesome and I may get a few dollars added to my account if you sign up, but so will you!**

Favorite Recipe: I love chicken satay, how amazing does this Satay Chicken Noodle Salad look?

Satay Chicken Noodle Salad - Satay chicken tossed with noodles, veggies and a scrumptious creamy peanut dressing!

Favorite Funnies:

Just wait 'til the horse finds out about what they've been putting in school lunches.

Lol I don't drink but it's funny

Definitely still the shit!

25 Happy Birthday Funny Quotes #Happy Birthday #Quotes

Birthday Parties for little people adults drama sesh

Thanks for all the birthday wishes yesterday! I hope you all have an amazing weekend!!! Linking up with Amanda.

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  • Reply Andrea @ Living On Cloud Nine August 18, 2017 at 7:37 am

    Aww you sweet pea!!~ I’m so happy your birthday was lovely and your were showered in good stuff!!! The Pandora bracelet is beautiful and Hello Rose Gold Adidas….Awesome!! Keep on partying right through the weekend gorgeous!!

  • Reply Lindsay Latimer August 18, 2017 at 8:05 am

    So glad you had a good birthday! And I’ll be signing up for Ibotta now! What a deal!

  • Reply Laura August 18, 2017 at 8:47 am

    I’m so glad you finally got your shoes!!!!! YAY!! Andrea’s gifts are so sweet! And hooray for Chris – he did so good!

  • Reply Ashley August 18, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Hope you had the best birthday lady! Definitely want to make that noodle salad soon. It looks delicious!

  • Reply Teh Megan August 18, 2017 at 10:01 am

    Because I’ve been making most of my purchases online, I’ve not been doing so hot on my ibotta, but I’ve cashed out several times! Free money always makes me happy, especially for minimal effort. Another app I like for free things is Shopkick (my referral code: http://get.shopkick.com/hexagon16302). You just scan shit at the store, no purchases necessary. I used to be good about it, but now I do it when I think of it.

  • Reply kathy @ more coffee, less talky August 18, 2017 at 10:13 am

    i LOVE your kicks!! those have been sold out everywhere where i am and it makes me sad 🙁

  • Reply Amie August 18, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Oh give me all the sweets!!!! I am especially biased towards the cookie cake slices 🙂 Looks like you had a wonderful birthday.

  • Reply Audrey August 18, 2017 at 10:28 am

    Happy Belated Birthday!! I’m so glad you were spoiled on your day- you totally deserve it!!!
    That WalMart picture is amazing… hahahaha!

  • Reply Rebecca Jo August 18, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Andrea is just the cutest thing ever… how nice.
    I so laughed… she does look like ET with those feet sticking out 🙂
    So glad you had a great birthday!!!

  • Reply Melissa @ Loving Life Moore August 18, 2017 at 10:49 am

    How sweet is that gift from Andrea?! I only just recently found her blog, but she’s seriously just the kindest! Happy belated birthday! It’s such a great feeling to be spoiled now and again. I hope it was absolutely wonderful 🙂

  • Reply Alexandra August 18, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    I have yet to get much back from Ibotta, but haven’t been trying too too much in the recent past. Awesome that you got the shoes!! 🙂 Looks like some great bday finds, and fun mail is THE BEST. 🙂 Have a great weekend! XO – Alexandra

    Simply Alexandra: My Favorite Things

  • Reply Sierra August 18, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    Wait, I missed your birthday?! I’m such a bad blogging friend 🙁 I’m so sorry, happy belated Birthday!!! I hope you had a great one! It looks like you did with all of those goodies. Beautifully Candid

  • Reply Tanya August 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Happy Birthday! I’m so glad Andrea linked over to your blog so I could find it. I’m looking forward to reading more!

  • Reply Rach @ This Italian Family August 19, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Andrea is so great! What a sweetheart to send you all those birthday goodies! And those sneakers are adorable. So glad you were able to get them (especially for free)! SO great! 🙂

  • Reply Bri @ North Star Girl Lone Star World August 20, 2017 at 11:43 am

    I used to have those shoes in red & I LOVED them! I need to start using Ibotta again. I keep telling myself that & then don’t.

  • Reply Ashley @ The Wandering Weekenders August 21, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    It sounds like you got extra spoiled for your birthday, which is exactly how it should be! All of the sweets look so good along with that rose!

  • Reply Danielle August 21, 2017 at 5:47 pm

    Love all your birthday gifts. You got free shoes!? Sign me up for this. I have never heard of it before, but I will sign up now! I need some rose in a can, ha. And caramel cupcakes….yum!

  • Reply kristen August 22, 2017 at 9:47 am

    i have ibotta but i forget to use it. okay i will be better! i have similar shoes, they aren’t the superstar ones but they look very similar without the toe thing, and they have memory foam or whatever. they are so comfy. caramel cupcakes?! sign me up!

  • Reply Carly August 23, 2017 at 9:22 am

    So many great birthday goodies! Your new watch band is so pretty and carmel cupcakes sound delicious. Love the color of your new shoes– I think I had a similar color when I was younger too.

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