Trying to beat the heat!

by Elizabeth on July 1, 2013

Happy July! I hope you had a fantastic weekend and somehow managed to stay cool! My car said 108 on Saturday? I can’t even imagine what August will be like! We had a packed weekend that started with a trip to Willis to see my parents and a BBQ baby shower for my cousin and his wife. They’re expecting baby Gavin at the beginning of August!

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This was a pretty cool dessert I felt the need to share with you? apple slices topped with marshmallow cream, caramel, chocolate chips, and nuts! 

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Funfetti cake + a chocolate cupcake + a side of extra frosting foe me.

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After the BBQ we headed back to our house to celebrate Joe’s best friend’s birthday! Sadly, even at 8:30 pm the pool is pretty soup-like and not all that refreshing? we did play some fun games and spent a lot of time catching up.

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Dominoes pizza for dinner…

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Sunday we went to mass and helped my brother and sister in law move into their new home! She was worried her baby would come before they got all settled in. Thankfully that didn’t happen! We are expecting to see that sweet little face in the next week though :-)

Have a great Monday!

When was the last time you moved?

On a scale of 1-10, how was your weekend?

What are you looking forward to in JULY?!?

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1 Amanda @ .running with spoons. July 1, 2013 at 7:03 am

:lol: I’m loving the extra shot of frosting – I’d expect no less from you <3

July is going to be freakin' AWESOME. Visitors, vacations, and new career paths. Can.not.wait *happy dance*
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2 Abby @ Change of Pace July 1, 2013 at 7:09 am

Sounds like an awesome weekend! I love how a pool wasn’t even that refreshing!
And I’m definitely the type to take extra icing, too!
My weekend was a 10, especially since it is a long weekend and I’m still off today enjoying brilliant summer weather!
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3 Rachel @ Undercover Diva: A Sitcom July 1, 2013 at 7:20 am

I moved in August and I will probably be moving again in May… I have moved at least once every year since 2008. YUCK! My weekend was a 10, for sure. Such a great time!! I am looking forward to my work trip to Costa Rica and my birthday at the end of the month!!
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4 Amy @ Long Drive Journey July 1, 2013 at 7:20 am

Last time I moved was in January…I’ve moved every year for the past five years with school and then new job(s). I’m so ready to just settle down somewhere and stay for a while. I’m looking forward to going home for the 4th of July to see my family!

P.S. I love funfetti cake more than I can explain. Makes me want some just looking at that pic!
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5 Carly @ Snack Therapy July 1, 2013 at 7:22 am

Marshmallow cream on apples? Yes, please. I used to dip apple slices in vanilla frosting (when I could get my hands on it, that is)!
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6 [email protected] July 1, 2013 at 7:55 am

We spent some good time in the pool this weekend as well. Overall, I’d give my weekend a 6! It is just too hot to have much fun. =)
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7 Debbie @ Deb Runs... July 1, 2013 at 8:57 am

This past Thursday was our ten-year anniversary in our current house! The time has flown by! Our weekend was great (8 maybe), mainly because it was pretty relaxing despite the fact that I trained some clients on Saturday morning. I’m looking forward to our annual family reunion in late July!
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8 Alyssa @ See This Girl Run July 1, 2013 at 8:58 am

I last moved last August and if all goes well I’ll be moving within the month again!
My weekend was a 9! So much fun!!!
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9 Anissa Angelosante July 1, 2013 at 9:17 am

Your weekend sounds great, minus the 108 weather.
I actually just moved this week. I am just now trying to get unpacked and settled in.
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10 Lisa July 1, 2013 at 9:27 am

I’m all about extra frosting. I could even leave the cake I bet.
Your weekend sounds like a bunch of fun! I feel you on the heat, it’s been crazy up here and I’m slightly dying although I don’t want to complain about it because rain sucks more.
And I’m pretty excited for July to finally arrive. I feel like it’s one of the best months of the year.
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11 Jen Floyd @ milesandblessings July 1, 2013 at 11:44 am

We moved to Iowa from IL almost 4 years ago. I HATE moving!!! The only good thing is you get to go through and weed out your stuff. But I still HATE moving!
I would say my weekend was an 8…good but nothing spectacular. I love the 4th! We are doing a float for our church in the parade.
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12 Liz @ The Girl on Fire Now July 1, 2013 at 12:55 pm

I last moved before kindergarten … um that would make me 4 so in 2005.
My weekend was a 10!
I am looking forward to my half marathon training :D
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13 Hali July 1, 2013 at 8:55 pm

I moved three years ago and hope to stay settled for a while, I hate moving! My weekend was a 10. I am looking forward to my sisters visiting this month. Jealous of your pool parties!!! I can’t remember that last time I was in a pool :-)
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14 Sarah @ A Refining Adventure July 2, 2013 at 7:39 am

Girl, I totally feel you on the heat…Alabama is H.O.T. too. Boo! But, who can be mad about the heat with those jacked up apple slices. Mmm…What a good idea! Looks like your weekend was fab!
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