Friday Five

Well good morning and hello November!!! There is so much about November that I love, so let’s look at the top 5 things for me!

1. Our anniversary. Chris and I got married November 10, 2012. This year we will celebrate our first wedding anniversary, and (hopefully) a start for many many more to come! I cant believe it has been a year already, and at the same time it has only been a year. Crazy!

2. Thanksgiving (duh) It is a holiday about food, and I love food! Plus I love spending time with our family and being lazy all day. It is pretty awesome. Give me all the pie. And casseroles. And turkey. YUM!

3. Black Friday – My mom and I count down to Black Friday for as long as I can remember. There is something about the day that gets me all warm and fuzzy. The last two years my mom and I started out Thursday night and shopped well into the afternoon on Friday. Yes, we are those people. You wont find me running someone down with my car, or starting a fight in line. We enjoy watching the crazies and getting good deals on stuff. Plus, it is something we do together every single year. I love spending that time with my mom and I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I don’t care if I didn’t buy one thing, it is about going and doing!

My mom’s car last year when we were done!

4. Christmas catalogs start coming. We received our first two this week on the same day and I was so excited. Yes I know there is the internet, but there is something special about holding the catalog. The glossy pages. Call me nostalgic. We used to circle the things that we liked when we were little. We used to get so excited to see the big toy catalog from Toys R Us. Any PA people out there remember Hills? Hills is where the toys are.



5. November swag. Swag? I don’t know what to call it. You know what I am talking about…the essence that is November. The crisp fall air, the changing and falling leaves, the intense sunsets, the spirit that most people are in as we draw closer to the Thanksgiving and Christmas. I just love every thing about November!!!

Look at the leaves!

What is your favorite thing about November?

I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend! We are supposed to have gorgeous weather here in Alabama after the rain clears out, and I couldn’t be more excited!

Go link up with Joy for the Friday Five!

the Sowell life

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  • Reply SMD @ Life According to Steph November 1, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    I love looking at catalogs. Glossies preferably!

    I love the stark skies of November when the leaves start to go.

    And Thanksgiving! My favorite holiday.

    Love that last photo. It’s awesome.

  • Reply Lauren November 1, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    Love the new design lady! I keep wondering about switching to wordpress… how do you like it?

  • Reply Joy November 1, 2013 at 3:01 pm

    My favorite thing about November is Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday of the year. While I love December, it always seems to fly by, but November is always perfect! So excited for y’all as you celebrate year one anniversary! And I got that Target catalog in the mail this week, too. While shopping online is a favorite of mine, I couldn’t live without the magazines that come in the mail. Guess somethings will never change! But Black Friday — I’ll be sleeping and watching football! LOL Y’all enjoy catching all those sales. Happy Friday friend… and thanks for linking up today. Y’all enjoy your weekend!

  • Reply kathy @ vodka and soda November 1, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    there’s nothing in November for us canadians but it’s closer to christmas so that’s what i’m looking forward to!!

    Vodka and Soda

  • Reply Rachelle November 1, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    That is a beautiful wedding photo!! I, too, love Thanksgiving! A day to be a glutton? Sign me up!

  • Reply Lauren November 1, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    I love your wedding pics!November is always the month that I tell myself I will start and complete my holiday shopping. And I never do. Black Friday shopping stresses me out. You are a brave lady!

  • Reply Ashley November 1, 2013 at 10:33 pm

    That first picture from your wedding is beautiful!!!! I almost couldn’t wait to scroll down to comment on it! And Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday (even above Christmas *gasp*!) because the food. All the food. *drool*

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