October 25, 2013

5 on Friday & MORE!

Happy Friday, y'all! I hope this week has been smooth sailing and that you are looking forward to the weekend! I was just thinking this morning about how fast October has gone by and how we only have TWO months left of 2013. Is it just me or has this year (along with every other year) gone by extremely fast? To me, this makes me feel like I need to start doing a better job at living in the moment instead of trying to plan so much for the future. I feel that if I start doing a better job at that, I won't feel that "time is slipping out of my hands" as much. I'll keep you all updated on how this goes :)

One thing I do look forward to every week are all the fun Friday link-ups that I participate in! So without further ado...enjoy my 5 on Friday (and MORE) and have a great rest of the day sweet friends and I can't wait to catch back up with you guys on Monday.

ONE
I would like to say THANK YOU Becky over at A Girl and Her Sparkles for nominating me for the Liebster award! I am going to save this award to talk about next week so I can let it have it's own blog post.

TWO
CharlotteONE. If you live in the Charlotte area, are in your 20's-30's and looking to get connected, make a difference or find your purpose, then you should check out CharlotteONE.
Before this past Tuesday when my LifeGroup went to CharlotteONE, I had never heard of it. I had no idea what to expect but was excited to experience something "new". Basically, it is a city wide worship gathering that is a collaboration of around 50 local churches that meet on Tuesdays throughout the year, coming together as ONE to worship God and hear stories of others. When we went, they were finishing up the last of the Ransom Series, talking about personal transformation and showing ways that God has worked wonders in individuals lives. I personally feel CharlotteONE is great for new believers, for those who are new to the Christian faith, or just want more worship during the week! The music was fantastic, the prayers powerful and the people so warm and welcoming. I hope to be able to go again in the future and experience it a few more times.

THREE
 I get to go spend the weekend in Columbia, SC visiting one of my best friends, Emily!! I am so excited to have a weekend just the two of us, catching up on life, laughing over recent events, checking out Columbia and going to Em's favorite "spots". I've known this gal for YEARS and our friendship has only grown over the years and I am so thankful for her and excited to see her in mere hours.
FOUR
Ever since Mason over at Mason...Like The Jar blogged about the movie About Time, I have been counting down the days until I can go see it in theater! I adore Rachel McAdams and the story line is right up my alley. 
FIVE
One of my favorite magazines is redbook. My subscription just ran out but since my birthday is only 32 days away, Will went ahead and got me another year as an early present! Talk about making me one happy girl! :) I love the articles, photographs and pretty much everything in this magazine. Always on my coffee table. So excited for another year as a dedicated redbook reader!
We Took the Road Less Traveled
That Friday Blog Hop

7 comments :

  1. Melissa! I love your blog so much :) I also just started my blog this summer!! Your post where you talked about comparing yourself to other bloggers is such truth... it's so difficult to not compare but to be content with what you have and where it will be one day! :)
    Love from Raleigh- Morgan @ new-foundlove.blogspot.com

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  2. I can't wait to see About Time either!!! No pun intended but it's about time that there's a new chick flick in theaters!

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  3. About Time looks so good! Rachel McAdams is one of my absolute favorites so I cannot wait to see what brilliance she brings to this movie :)

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  4. I also can't wait to see About Time. Rachel McAdams is absolutely adorable. Just found your blog. You and your blog are so cute! We're just getting started with the whole blog thing and would love for our blog to look like yours someday haha

    Brittany @ http://infinityampersand.blogspot.com/

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  5. I can't wait to see About Time!

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend in Columbia visiting your friend!

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  6. I'm looking forward to seeing About Time too. Rachel McAdams is one of my favorite actresses. Have a fun weekend in Columbia!

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  7. I'm with ya--I'm super excited to see that movie! I feel like it has been so long since I've seen a good movie :)

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