Friday Faves #68

The first Friday of May is upon us and with that lots of excitement! May is full of all kinds of events – Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, teacher appreciation week, graduations, Memorial Day – did I leave anything out? My Friday favorites for this week will touch on almost all of these! Let’s get to it!

Favorite #1 – I am waking up today in Tampa, FL to attend my nephew’s graduation from USF. I am so proud of him! In the fall he will begin working on his PhD in Chemistry at UF! Needless to say my boys are excited to have their cousin join them. This is most definitely a favorite!

Favorite #2 – Sunday is Cinco de Mayo and I can hardly wait! For the last few years I have made my friend Shelly’s (The Queen in Between) Cinco de Mayo recipes, you can read her post here. They are fabulous, easy and delicious!

Spring Tiered Tray
Favorite #3 – If you are insane like me then you are deep in the throes of decorating your tiered tray. I found some of the cutest summery items at Target in the dollar spot! Dollar Tree is another great place to pick up inexpensive trinkets for your decorating pleasure!
Favorite #4 -With the warm temperatures it is time to up my self tanner game. Honestly I sometimes find myself in a predicament because I’ll want to wear something and realize my self tanner game isn’t up to par. Last year I used this one a few times so I purchased it again this year. Saves a lot of time since you apply it in the shower and then towel off. It also does a great job moisturizing!
Favorite #5 It’s always nice to be pleasantly surprised by a purchase. Two items have really knocked my socks off this week and both are from Amazon. My OTS palm print top exceeded my expectations and I’ll be wearing it this weekend to a party. The other item is this swimsuit. My friend Vicki told me about it and I was leery to say the least. But y’all – it is seriously so good! I got a medium for size reference. It offers great support and the ruching in the tummy area is fabulous. You can’t beat the price! Get it here!

Now on to the giveaway!

Come and enter the Mothers Day Giveaway! Enter for your chance to win gift cards totaling $410! Winners choice of gift card

We are so excited to be giving away $410 in gift cards for Mother’s Day to three lucky readers. The giveaway will run from April 26th – May 10th.

The prizes are:

  • 1 – $200 gift card
  • 1 – $105 gift card
  • 1 – $105 gift card

Each winner will choose the gift card you want. Please choose a gift card which comes from an online store and can be paid by US dollars. EX: Amazon, Target, Walmart, Macy’s, Kohls, etc. You may ask for more than one gift card but must add up to your prize amount.

Come and enter the Mothers Day Giveaway! Enter for your chance to win gift cards totaling $410! Winners choice of gift card

Now its time to meet our co-hosts who have made this giveaway possible.

Carrie at Curly Crafty Mom | Mary at Real Girl’s Realm | Dana at Create To Donate | Marie at The Inspiration Vault | Debi at Life Currents | Meredith at The Mom of the Year by Meredith Spidel | Audrey at That Recipe and Munofore | Tammy at Creative K Kids | Kellyann at This Blonde’s Shopping Bag | Michelle at Our Crafty Mom | Leslie at Once Upon a Time & Happily Ever After | Kristin at White Arrows Home | Penny at Penny’s Passion | Mary at Dine Dream Discover | Trish at By Trish Sutton | Lisa at Coast to Coast | Janelle at Num’s the Word | Tara at Noshing With The Nolands | Emily at Domestic Deadline | Linda at A Labour of Life | Gladys at Moms to Grandmas | Habiba at Craftify My Love | Sinea at Ducks ‘n a Row | Nancy at Nancy On The Home Front | Heather at The Super Mom Life | Jodie at Jodie’s Touch of Style | Terri at Our Good Life | Beverly at Eclectic Red Barn | Tammy at My Life Abundant

Please stop by and say hi to these wonderful co-hosts and their blogs.

The giveaway will end midnight on Friday, May 10th, a few days before Mother’s Day. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to the email claiming their prize. If we don’t hear in 48 hours, we will choose another winner. The giveaway is open to anyone over 18 years of age and able to receive e-gift cards from the U.S.
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