high five for friday

friday, i officially love you. 

today marks my first official day of spring break. i'll be celebrating by sleeping in, snuggling with the boys and, oh yeah, working a busy friday night shift. 

but, before all that, let's review five of my favorite things from this week.

1. i found out on wednesday that my brother-in-law got into DUKE for grad school! so proud of him & excited for him!

2. due to the event in number 1, my BIL, sister and i went over to duke last night to load up on new shirts and explore his new school. we decided to get a quick dinner on our way out of durham. we park and start walking to chipotle and that's when i see him. mason plumlee (one of the duke basketball players). walking across the parking lot. 15 feet in front of me. i literally stopped dead in my tracks. i was so frozen that i couldn't even say his name or ask for a picture. 

but my sister did get this totally creepy normal picture of him
walking into his apartment building. see that little white blob?
yeah, that's close to 7 feet of goodness.

3. the boys have been extra cute when they're sleeping these days. i just can't get enough of their little curled up heads.

4. season 5 of mad men starts in just over three weeks! eeeeep!

5. did i mention that i'm on spring break? this means lots of relaxing, going to the gym, cleaning my place, making new jewelry, spending lots of time working on the blog, and shopping for some new decor for my place! i love spring break.

happy friday, lovely readers! 

link up your own high five for friday post!


  1. Haha, THAT Chipotle. There are always Duke players there.

    But I go for the food...(?)

    So excited for Justin! Duke is the best.

  2. DON DRAPER DON DRAPER DON DRAPER! Clearly, I cannot WAIT for some Mad Men.

  3. SO jealous that you're on Spring Break!
    Mine's in a week and I am SO READY.

    Love that creeper picture hahaha.
    And obviously the pictures of your cute sleeping cats :)

    Happy Friday, girl!

  4. Isn't it funny how they lay on their heads, they can contort into so many crazy positions.




  6. I'm such a sucker for Milo and Otis. And I'm jealous that you still get a spring break! I miss having that, but I guess it's been long gone for years for me! Yikes!

    Happy Friday, Lauren, and enjoy your weekend!

  7. I can't WAIT for Mad Men! It's been WAY to long! Thanks for sharing the preview.

    Have a great weekend!

  8. Hey Lauren, I love your blog!! You inspired me to post H54F also, thanks! Check mine out if you can, http://affectionatelytornadoaly.blogspot.com/2012/03/high-five-for-fridays.html

  9. I love your response to Mason, I had a similar one on campus for a game last year and I stopped walking and just laughed a little. I also did the same thing when Nolan walked by me close enough to touch at Cameron...Its just hard to act normal around those guys!

  10. love me some mad men oh yeah also you should have your brother in law get masons number for you !!!:):)

  11. I'm such a sucker for cuddly kitties :)

    and yay for spring break!


  12. This is so fun! I just found your blog and LOVE it! Love this meme party! Hope you have a great weekend!


  13. Duke grad school is a pretty big deal....go Brother!

    Also, I found you through Lindsay @ Trial by Sapphire. Nice to meet you :)

  14. Congrats to your brother-in-law! And I, too, am so excited for the return of Mad Men! I may just have to re-watch season four to get myself ready. :)

  15. awesome post and YAY! Madman.. I can't wait.. Enjoy your break :)


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