Friday, May 31, 2013

May's Favorite Things

Here are a few of my favorite things from May.

My dance girls.  Last night was our last class of the season.  This pic was taken after a 2 1/2 hour long class! We're missing a few ladies, but I loved teaching this group.  We work hard, but we have a lot of fun as well.

I won an incredible giveaway on Caroline's blog.  I can't tell you how much I love her blog.  She makes me feel like I'm in college again!  She did a Favorite Things giveaway and sent me so many goodies (not pictured are the Dove chocolates that I destroyed before I even took the picture).  She even sent the boys some goodies!  And those TimTams are incrediblleeee.

A few weeks ago, I went to a blog meeting in Charlotte, where we talked about blogging for an entire day (loved it!).  I was able to ride up with Angela, and the 3.5 ride felt like a few minutes because we had so much fun chatting.  I also got to stay with my friend, Jennie the night before the conference.  We are soul sisters, for sure, and I'm so glad we were able to have a girls' night.  At the meeting, I was finally able to meet my blogger friends, Lori and Jenny!  I felt like I knew them both so well before, but so glad I was able to meet them in person.

Noel and I started watching Parks and Rec on Netflix...and LOVE it.  This show is so hilarious, and I love when we get some free time to watch a few episodes.

My 2 favorite Instagram pictures from this month.  I couldn't choose just 1!  The boys are such good friends, just like me and my sibling(s)...and I absolutely love that.  They'll probably never take a yoga class together...but who knows, maybe they will! I've said it before, but I hope they'll always be best friends!

May has been a great month, and tomorrow (June 1) starts another great month with our wedding anniversary!

And now it's your turn to link up.

1.  Link to your actual Favorite Things post.

2.  If you have an old post you want to use, that's totally fine!!  Just make sure you link back to my blog in some way.  (You can grab a Favorite Things button on the sidebar if you'd like)

3.  Go visit a few other bloggers and say Hi!  (I've met some pretty amazing people through link ups!)

4.  Go back to this giveaway for an extra +10 entry for linking up!

I hope you had a wonderful May!



Veronica and Daniel said...

I've only seen a few episodes of Parks and Rec, but they have been so funny - good to know it's on Netflix :) Oh, and high five for the awesome yoga poses! Great job!! Happy last day of May!

Helene said...

Looks like you've had a wonderful month! Congrats on finishing up on the dance class looks like you had a great group of girls!

Katie said...

what a sweet giveaway to win! that is awesome! and we LOVE parks and recreation. we started loving it more than the office! is it SO funny!

Emily said...

can all of your fav things by mine too?! parks and rec, being a dance teacher, loving your siblings. love it all!!

Megan said...

Looks like a great month! That giveaway win was a score :)

jackie jade said...

love your dance photos! i take adult ballet classes and they totally kick my a** but i love them! dance is such a fun and great form of exercise :)
-- jackie @ jade and oak

Rach said...

Aww, your boys are so cute together! Love that you and your sister are close too! :)

Anonymous said...

Your boys are so cute! Looks like it was an awesome month :)

Katie @ Team Skelley said...

Your form is flawless! I am so out of practice that I would hate to see what I would look like if I tried a balance pose now.

I am working on my FT post-I have a deadline at the newspaper and an appt. at the vet for Baxter and then I will get right to it! :D

TheTinyHeart said...

Enjoy all your new goodies from the giveaway! Your boys are so sweet holding hands! Have a great weekend, Ashley :)

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Kelly said...

I did not know you still teach dance! How cool! And that giveaway looks awesome!

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Kirsten Wiemer said...

parks and rec, soo good.
and now i want a tim tam haha


Ginny Williams said...

Oh my goodness, I wish I was that in shape! Good for you ladies. Dancers are so beautiful and graceful. Now let go eat a cheeseburger and cry:) Hehe!

By the way, thanks for your wedding post on My Kind of Yellow. I asked a couple more questions. A great post!


rachel said...

Parks and Rec - LOVE!! And today is a perfect rainy day to watch at least an entire season... ;)

And your little boys could not be any cuter! Sibling friendships are so wonderful!

SpryOnTheWall said...

Yay! Our picture from BBC! Your boys are so adorable!

Always Maylee said...

Love the earrings that you won! Hope you have a fabulous weekend.

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

RH said...

Oh your boys, they just melt my heart! So adorable!!

Ragan said...

umm Country Strong = best movie ever. And I think that means you pretty much won the best giveaway ever :) I need to start watching Parks and Rec too, thanks for the suggestion!

Maddie~The Whimsy One said...

This is such a fun link up idea! And what a great give away, heck yea!

chantal marie said...

Looks like you did have a great month! the last two pics are my fave too! Charlie and Walker are just so sweet!

Amy Shaughnessy said...

Oooh I love that shot of you. Nice lines!! What was the class you taught last night? 2 1/2 hours? I would have been wiped out.


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Caroline said...

Yay, glad you enjoyed the goodies!!! :) And wowwwww, those dance pictures are so cool!

Leah said...

what a fun giveaway! you guys have some serious skills as dancers, woot! looks like you had a fabulous month, hope you enjoy your weekend!

Hailey Stoner said...

I LOVE watching TV series on Netflix now. Parks and Rec is now on my watchlist!

Hailey | Love, Laughter and Lipstick

Unknown said...

This is such a great idea for a link party!! I'd love to include a favorite things post at by blog each month. I'm marking this in my calendar! If I get a chance this weekend to write a post for it I'll be here!

carrieburke said...

That looks like a great giveaway you won! And I loooove Parks and Rec! One of my favorite shows ever

Jen Mc said...

Great favorite things!
Happy anniversary

Allison said...

Aw I love your favorite things. You make me wish I was a dancer!! And I'm super jealous of all your blog meetings and meet-ups! Thanks for emailing me about the link was a crazy week so I settled for Friday's letters since I didn't have time to put a post together, but definitely let me know about the next one!!!

Care said...

I approve of your favorite things!
Love to see these dancing photos- You look like such graceful dancer.. love seeing your dancing pictures.
parks and rec is one of my husband and I's favs as well! Good call:)
Keep being beautiful;)

Head to Toe Chic said...

May was such a good month! i loved going to the blog conference with you!! :)

s said...

love this post! xO!


Amanda English said...

Do you own a dance studio or just teach at one? I was taking adult classes at the Raleigh School of Ballet. Margot was the teacher and geeze la-weeeezzzzeeeee it was brutal. I was taking 2 classes a week, but I got burnt out fast. It's like okay, at my age I'm not going to be a professional and I know they have that mentality... It's like I'M OLD! I tried a few other schools (Cary Ballet and one in Apex), but they are too easy. There was just no happy medium. Either brutal, brutal with professionals in class with you or too easy. Never won that battle. lol

Colleen said...

Ok, I'm a little behind and totally forgot to put my link up!! ha!!!

CocoinMagnolia said...

I'll see you this Friday Ashley :)
Cortne, cocoinmagnolia

Because Shanna Said So said...

I wanna ride in a car with you and Angela for 3.5 hours!!! :) No fair!!!

rooth said...

I loved those pictures of you and your sister after yoga - and I would totally sign up for one of your dance classes. And fail miserably!

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Annie said...

I LOVE that photo of you gorgeous! And that giveaway of favorite things looks AWESOME :)

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Unknown said...

what was the blog meeting? i live 2 hours from charlotte and would love to go next time :)

Sarah said...

Are Tim Tams not the most incredible thing you've ever had?! We brought some back from Australia and I am literally hoarding them because I don't want them to disappear.

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