Five on Friday (and a Gifted Movie Giveaway!) – March 31, 2017

Gifted Movie Giveaway

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Happy Friday, friends! I can’t wait to kick off the weekend with my little family! But first, here are some of my Friday favorites to share with you this week…

Gifted Movie Giveaway

Have you heard of the new Chris Evans movie, Gifted? He plays Frank Adler, a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.

Gifted Movie Giveaway

I’ve teamed up with Review Wire Media to offer a Gifted prize pack giveaway to my readers! In this Gifted movie giveaway, you could win a Gifted softside thermal lunchbox, pencil case, calculator, and cat keychain. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Use the form below to enter the Gifted movie giveaway:

Mamabops Gifted Movie Giveaway

Shopping for Baby #2

Diaper Stockpile

It’s starting to sink in that I will soon have 2 little ones around! The shopping for Baby #2 has begun. As you can see, I did a big diaper haul at Target last week. I like buying diapers at Target because I usually get a gift card back… which means that I can buy more stuff there! My other favorite place to look for diaper deals is Amazon, especially with a Prime membership. Prime members can sign up for a free Amazon Family membership, which gives you an automatic 20% off all diapers and wipes!

Other than diapers, I’ve been picking up some cute girl clothes now that we know Baby is a little lady. Mamas, where are your favorite places to shop for little girl clothes?

Colton’s First Big Boy Haircut

Toddler Boy Haircut

Colton got his first “real” haircut at a salon last week! He’s had haircuts before, but they were always courtesy of mom and dad. We took him to a children’s salon with plenty of distractions (like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse!). He did so well and sat completely still the entire time. I was a very proud mama, as you can see from my dorky smile in the background of this photo.

Colton’s First Sport

In other Colton news, he starts playing soccer this weekend! This is his very first structured sport. He’ll be on a team with other 2-3 year olds. I cannot wait to cheer him on! His grandma and I even took him shopping for some special soccer gear to get him excited for his big debut. He loves kicking the soccer ball around our yard, so I’m hoping he will enjoy playing with other kids.

Easter Preparations

Easter Basket Ideas for 2-Year-Old Boys

Easter prep is in full swing at our house! If you haven’t seen my Easter basket ideas for babies and toddlers, make sure to check them out (if only for the adorable baby Colton flashback photos!). If you need Easter outfit inspiration for your little man, check out my post on Toddler Boy Easter Outfits. How have you been preparing for Easter at your house?

That’s all for this week. We have a busy weekend planned and I can’t wait to share some special surprises with you on social media! I’ll be posting on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, so make sure to follow along!

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    1. I think that one will be good too! We saw a preview for it when we went to see The Boss Baby and my son was really into it!

  1. I am excited to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. I was surprised how great the first film was.
    I have seen Gifted and I highly recommend the film. You may want to bring some tissue paper.

    1. I didn’t even realize there was a Wonder Woman movie coming out! I’ll have to Google it. Thanks for letting me know, Dawn!

  2. Beauty and the Beast!!! Ahhh!! One of my favs!! Oh and the second Bad Moms, not sure if that will be out this year or next though.

  3. I would like to see Gifted as it looks like a good family movie. I am also excited to watch Guardians of the Galaxy 2

    1. My husband is really excited for that one! I used to enjoy them but lost interest a few years ago. He still loves them, though!

  4. I am looking forward to Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Me and my kids went to see the first one and we said when the second one came out we were all going to see it also. We are sticking to it and going to see it when it comes out.

    1. I’m really excited for that one! I always enjoy seeing the Marvel movies. Sounds like you and your kids do as well!

  5. I am not only looking forward to seeing Gifted, I would love to see Wonder Woman if it comes out again this year.

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