Meet the Sullivans: FIVE on FRIDAY

May 16, 2014

FIVE on FRIDAY

Good morning everyone! I hope your week went by quickly and that you have great plans for the weekend ahead of you! I'm linking up with the sweet ladies behind The Good Life, Carolina Charm, A. Liz Adventures, and Hello Happiness for 5 on Friday! Let's get this started...

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We've been having a great time at Owen's twice a week swim class! His teacher is great, and she totally knows what she's doing with the little ones. A great teacher can make or break a class! The shower is a total obstacle course with a 2 year-old, but it feels a little easier than it was last year with a 1 year-old. AND I can not deny the fact that I look forward to O nodding off in the car on the way home once it's all over, which he always does after swimming! Yesterday it kicked off a glorious 3 1/4 hour nap! Can you believe it?

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Our Citrus Lane box came yesterday loaded with totally awesome and fun stuff! I was truly surprised to see how much was inside when we opened it! Inside there was:

a handy Hero lunch box container by Goodbyn,
a couple cool sand toys from Hape, including a Track Sand Roller and a Parthenon Sand Mold,

We've been receiving our boxes from Citrus Lane for nearly a year now and each month we're SO happily surprised when the box arrives at our door and we open it to find all sorts of fun new gadgets, toys, books and snacks! When we see that box on our doorstep it becomes the highlight of our day! If you'd like to sign up for your first box you can use this referral link to get 50% your first box (and we'll get a credit toward our next box)!

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It has been hot, hot, hot here for the last few days and we've been loving the excuse to play in the water! This boy really is the happiest when he's got the hose in his hands! Want to know how I got him to smile and look at the camera? I told him to spray me with the hose! I'll do whatever I have to do to see his smile!

 
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Owen finally agreed to wear his cool retro sunglasses (green is no longer available, but the tortoise is!) yesterday on our way to the gym and he looked SO cool in them! Every time I would put my own glasses on the top of my head he would do the same. I think he felt just as cool as he looked!

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I drew the winner for the BLACK + DECKER Pivot Vac giveaway and the winner is Nataly Carbonell! Congratulations Nataly and thank you to everyone who entered!!

I hope everyone has a great weekend! We've got festivals, a bridal shower and some family time on our agenda. See you on Monday!

19 comments:

hello erin said...

Happy Friday! I'm so glad Owen is loving his swim class!! And that citrus lane box makes me REALLY excited for ours to arrive!

gillian claire said...

Man that citrus lane box looks SO fun! I have always wanted to do something like that for my boys, but haven't bit the bullet yet! I love that picture of Owen in front of the pool - adorable!!

Laura H said...

Hi from the link-up! I am totally going to have to try that box of goodies! So fun that your son loves swimming lessons - can't wait to get my daughter started with them this summer!

Sara {Rhapsody and Chaos} said...

I can't wait for our CL box to get here!! And I really need to look into some sort of baby swim class for Kiernan... Happy Friday!!

Jenny said...

That makes me miss swim class! Callie always took awesome naps after too -- YAY for over 3 hours - that's just amazing!

Jen said...

Your little man is sooo adorable... that picture with the hose just melts me! Have a great weekend!

Natasha said...

3 hour nap??? those make for the best days. and i hear you on the hot weather...whatever it takes, and water is always a great answer!!!

Courtney said...

Longest nap ever! So awesome!

You have some of the best pictures of him this week! his little smile is contagious.

Happy Friday, Colleen!

Christina @ This Woman Cooks! said...

What a fun Five on Friday! I can't believe Owen took that long of a nap, I wouldn't even know what to do with all that time! Have a great weekend, love reading about you and your days :)

Laura {happily ever} Parker said...

That picture with him holding the hose is too cute! It's been hot! But this weekend it's supposed to be gorgeous!

Courtney [Sweet Turtle Soup] said...

hahahha, spray me with the hose! Worked like a charm. Great idea =) 3 hours naps are the glorious(ist) of glorious(es).

AllThingsYummy said...

I've been thinking of trying Citrus Lane. I'm always wary of anything that requires a subscription because it can be so hard to cancel but this looks really fun.

Vanessa C said...

That sweet sleepy pic...love! We start swim lessons in a couple weeks and I'm looking forward to those awesomely long naps too :)

Jenny @ jennycollier.com said...

I have been racking my brain with what to get my almost 3 year old niece for her birthday. Do you think a Citrus Lane box would be appropriate for her age?

Samantha said...

The picture of him sleeping while you're holding him is so cute. I can count on one hand how many times mine have fell asleep that hard that I can carry them sound asleep and I just think it's so precious every time.

alyssa triviski said...

You may have just convinced me about the Citrus Lane box - how fun!! Such a fun Friday post - I can't wait for water weather!
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Elizabeth {Chasin' Mason} said...

Our Citrus Lane box came in a HUGE box as well. I thought there was another box inside so I opened it and was surprised by how much stuff was in it. We were busy yesterday when it came but I can't wait to see the excitement for Mason when he sees all his cool new stuff! Happy weekend!

B @ The Sequin Notebook said...

Loving Owen's awesome glasses! I'm glad that you enjoy Citrus Lane so much...I always give a subscription to my new mom friends, so hopefully they're discovering some awesome items as well!

Christina Schergen said...

That box of goodies looks like fun!!