Lately + $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway

Craving /// bruschetta and lots of it! Italian bread, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes – campari if I have my choice, basil and lots of balsamic. Oh, yum.
Waiting /// on our Christmas cards from Minted. We took our family photos this weekend and actually got one where we were all looking at the camera. Yep, just one, but one is all you need! Woohoo! Minted has the best designs – it’s a good thing I’m pretty decisive. Now, just to decide if I have the time/energy/desire to write up a Christmas newsletter to tuck into the cards. Do you do cards? Newsletters? Both? What do you like to get in the mail most? Oh, and a little secret … later this week you’ll have the chance to win your own cards from Minted!
Remembering /// all my favorite parts of my childhood holidays. This year is already coming alive for Jemma and I want to do everything + more to see her little eyes light up.
Liking /// these. Well, truly I’m wanting if we’re being honest. Funny story – with Christmas coming Jemma has been adding tons of things to her wish list. Which consists of madly circling pictures in every magazine that arrives and taking pictures with my phone when we are at the store. We’ve curbed the “I want this” and instead have encouraged her to say that she likes things. So, lately everything has been “I weally weally like this!”
Cooking /// nothing. I’m so over cooking and want to get take out every day this week. I’m open to pizza, curry, Chinese, subs … anyone want to sponsor dinner over here? Haha!
And, a few other links to share … 
  • I just ordered my first Erin Condren planner – yep, gettin’ organized around here. My sister has the teacher edition and ADORES it and I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about these planners. I’ve stalled for too long due to the price, but until 12/31/13 if you use code GIFT20 you get $20 off, so I took the leap.
  • I always see lists about questions to ask potential pregnancy care providers, but this one was written specifically for midwifery care – 44 Questions For Your Midwife
  • Raising Daughters – a must read
  • Take a peek at doTERRA’s Christmas catalog – page 9 has a great deal for a little trio of three of my fave oils. It includes peppermint which has worked wonders for Mary’s first trimester symptoms! Want to order wholesale? Contact Jenny.
Last, but definitely not least, I joined in on a fabulous giveaway with a handful of lovely ladies. And by “fabulous”, I mean the chance at a $100 Target gift card, and there is no doubt that Target is the absolute definition of fabulous :) Enter below.
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  1. says

    Oh my goodness…I would put it towards Christmas gifts! Thank you for the giveaway!

  2. says

    I would get diapers as well as gifts for Christmas

  3. says

    I would be necessity home items (towels, sheets, etc)

  4. says

    I would use it to purchase home goods for my new place.

  5. says

    I would get my son the Skylanders Force game for Christmas!

  6. says

    At least you got one picture with everyone looking at the camera. Or cards are ordered but Mike and I are the only two actually looking at the camera- the boys are just smiling and looking in that direction.

  7. says

    oh and I forgot to tell you what i would by with the gift card…who knows!! every trip I take to Target each week seems to be a $100 or more!

  8. says

    Max isn't smiling in ours so it's not close to being perfect, but 3 out of 4 was better than I expected :)

  9. says

    baby stuff! due with my 3rd anyday and i just realized how unprepared i am

  10. says

    I'd do some damage on Black Friday with this!

  11. says

    I would buy items for my 2nd born and 1st ever, SON :)

  12. says

    I would totally go out and get some new clothes to handle this post partum body of mine :).

  13. says

    I would buy holiday gifts and groceries :)

  14. says

    I would buy Christmas Presents!******************{in the contest I am Margot Core on the Rafflecopter}

  15. says

    Decor for my home! I'm finally starting to feel the personality of this place and getting things together!

  16. says

    Honestly? I'd use it toward the purchase of ingredients needed for our big Italian Christmas Eve dinner. We are hosting this year and I have a lot of people to feed.

  17. says

    I would definitely buy Christmas gifts with this gift card, it would be SUCH a blessing as we're REALLY struggling this year. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! :)xo, Sarah