Sunday, March 29

Weekly Round-Up 3.29.15

Happy Sunday, everyone!

Welcome to the Weekly Round-Up linky party, hosted by me and Miss Angie from My So-Called Chaos.

This party is all about sharing those fabulous blogs that you've read through the week and promote our blogger community. I hope it will help you use this party to find new blogs to read and build some new blogger friendships.

So, here are the rules:

1. Grab the button.
2. Write a little list of your favorite reads this week and why.
3. Link up below and go find some fabulous new ladies to be friends with.

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That said, here were my favorite reads lately:

High-Heeled Love: Weekly Round-Up - Daily Habits to Stay Optimistic from the Positivity Blog

These three daily habits to stay optimistic from the Positivity Blog were something I needed to read this week. Sometimes life gets a little overwhelming, and a few good habits can keep the day from turning into a half-empty.

High-Heeled Love: Weekly Round-Up - Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Ambitious Kitchen

It seems like there are always more bananas in our house than we can eat while fresh, so this whole banana oatmeal cookie recipe from Ambitious Kitchen looks like a great fit to try out. Doesn't the photo just make your mouth water.

HIgh-Heeled Love: Weekly Round-Up - Comment on Other Blogs from Kimi Who?

Since this linky party is about growing our blogger community, it makes me happy when I get to share blog posts that help us do that. And Kimi Who? hit the nail on the head with reasons why you should comment on other blogs.

High-Heeled Love: Weekly Round-Up - Screen Freedom: Feed the Birds by Maxabella Loves

Maxabella Loves has a series on her blog called screen freedom, which is focused on unplugged activities for her family. I am loving all the bird feeder ideas she shared recently.

High-Heeled Love: Weekly Round-Up - DIY Cabinet Hardware Jewelry Orgazier from the Happy Housie

I believe when I get home from Austin, I will have to start hunting hardware to make my own jewelry organizer inspired by this DIY Cabinet Hardware Jewelry Organizer that the Happy Housie shared.

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Friday, March 27

Friday Confessional 3.27.15

Good morning, lovelies!

Confession is good for the soul, so grab the button and let it all out. You'll feel better when you're finished.

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I confess...

I am LOVING my time in Austin so far. The weather has been gorgeous; I can't get enough of the sunshine and blue Texas skies.
High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

I confess...

We started the day off by trying to go to Franklin's Barbeque; we were hoping since I arrived at 11 a.m., that we'd get into line before the wait was too ridiculous. Unfortunately, luck wasn't with us, and the wait was more than 2.5 hours so we headed over to Stubb's BBQ instead.

High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15
High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

I confess...

Janna and I have been thoroughly enjoying taking selfies and cheesy tourist photos as well.
High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15
High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15
High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

If you want to see more of our photos, we're using the hashtag: AandJATXTour on instagram.

I confess...

I miss my pups, but I've been making friends with pups all over town.
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High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

I confess...

It's a good thing that we're going to be doing some hiking and other active things because look at all the food!
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High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

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High-Heeled Love: Friday Confessional 3.27.15

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Thursday, March 26

Airport Virtual Coffee

Good morning, my friends!

I'm officially in vacation mode. I'm sitting in the Charlotte-Douglas Airport right now waiting for my flight to Austin. Since I started the morning before 4 a.m., it feels like half the day has gone by, but it's only a little after seven right now.

I'll tell you what, the pups did not know what to think of alarms going off so early. BTW, did you see this photo of my cuties on the 'gram yesterday? They're good coffee buddies, too.

High-Heeled Love: Airport Virtual Coffee

This morning's good mood is sponsored by coffee and a cajun filet biscuit from Bojangles. Actually, this is my second cup of coffee. Considering that we have a full day planned when I arrive in Austin, I expect there will be a couple more doses before the day ends.
Good morning, friends! What's on tap for today?
Posted by High-Heeled Love on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

People watching in the airport is interesting, and in an airport like Charlotte, which is international, you see all kinds and some daring fashion choices as well. I will freely admit that I've been doing some mental judgement today, but I really shouldn't.

So, I really want to give a shout out to the moms out there who have flown with children under the age of 5. There is a family on this trip with two little ones; the youngest is probably about 18 months. Mom and baby were sitting directly behind me on the last flight, and the kids have been so good. I just don't know how you moms do it. It's about all I can do to get myself where I need to be.

High-Heeled Love: Airport Virtual Coffee

Can we talk about the fact that I miss my pups already? The Mister and I can talk on the phone, but puppy kisses don't translate via FaceTime.

It's a good thing that Janna has two sweet babies for me to love on. Don't you miss your furbabies when you travel? In the meantime, check out this pibble cuteness!
This will make you cry - watch as a Pit Bull puppy is reunited with the man who rescued him from life as a bait dog. (Via:
Posted by Save a Dog on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

We'll touch base again tomorrow for Friday Confessional. Have a great day, friends!