My new word after this weekend’s whirlwind events. One because it’s fall and I can’t seem to stop buying pumpkins and two because I feel like I could collapse after the past few days.

I singlehandedly tamed Saturday morning with Evie by my side, hitting up the following locations all before the noon hour: Starbucks (duh), Lowe’s, Shear Madness (ugh, haircuts are the worst), Goodwill, Dollar Tree, Wal-Mart and Plato’s Closet. Out with the old and in with the new this fall.

HairDo2015[before and after the tear soaked haircut meltdown – thank God for this pumpkin]

I got to slow down for a little bit to enjoy watching my youngest niece, Brooklyn, celebrate turning 1 – smash cake and all.

Brookie turns 1[my brown-eyed Brookie baby is the cutest]

Evie slept through pretty much the entire party, so when he woke up we ventured out for a few more stops, Old Navy and Target. I snagged an awesome, acorn-hued sweater for a steal and played the part of goofy mom while hanging out in the Halloween costume section.

IMG_1285 IMG_1286[I think I might have been delirious at this point]

I crashed promptly by 8:30 p.m. #thatmomlife. But don’t worry, I was up and at em on Sunday morning so that I could be the first person to file into Target’s doors because I needed to get my hands on some Adam Lippes x Target plaid goodness for my log home. I picked up a buffalo check pillow, set of kitchen towels and coordinating dog treat holder – because Karl is super fancy and I am super anal about seeing his treat box out on our countertop every morning.

A Family that Targets together...[a family that Targets together…]

After a quick trip to Wal-Mart to pick up (more!) pumpkins and a few of my favorite fall candles, I headed home to play outside with the boys the rest of the day. While Everett was napping, I set up all of my festive fall stuff and even had time to whip up a batch of my Grandma’s snickerdoodle cookies.

Fall frontsteps 2015

As we sat on the front steps last night, surrounded by pumpkins and mums, enjoying cookies and milk (well deserved wine for me), I knew my weekend of running around had paid off. Look how happy this kid is!!!

Everett Fall 2015

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