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It’s Friday!!!

We have a fun weekend planned!  Sunny weather, family in town and lots of pool time.

 As always, I’m linking up with three of my favorite friends, Andrea, Erika and Narci and sharing some of my favorite things from the week.  My list is really good today (if I do say so myself!).

Have a happy, happy, HAPPY Friday!



The cat is out of the bag…

slaughters are adopting

the Slaughters are adopting!!!

I mean…words cannot express how excited the Shull Six are about the Slaughter Six!  We already love this new little girl so much!!!  We cannot wait to finally meet her!!  Best. Favorite. EVER.



Okay…you all know my friend Meagan, right?  She is like one of my favorite people in the world.  Fun fact about Meagan, she is a Netflix guru.  Like seriously, if it’s on Netflix, she has watched it.  Twice.  She knows all of the new shows, old shows, random shows, fantastic shows…she knows all.  She could medal in Netflix knowledge.  This week, she told me that I must start watching Escape to the Country on Netflix.  And because she is so wise, I immediately watched an episode that day, and I LOVED it!  It’s basically like HGTV’s House Hunters but all of the locations are little English hamlets.  Now, I can’t stop watching.  I want to move there.  I want to live in one of those quaint little towns in an old charming house.  I’m obsessed.  If you’re in to House Hunters, this is your show.  Thank Meagan 🙂 .


I have a new favorite little summer outfit…


Isn’t it cute?!



I feel like all three ran true to size!  Bring on warmer weather!!


I feel like we MUST discuss this…


…I was equally so happy and yet so surprised at the very same time.  I love me some Kelly and I also love me some Ryan, but I was not expecting this union.  I AM PUMPED!  Whoever arranged this co-hosting marriage is a genius.  I’m still kind of in shock about it 😉 .



Um, have you tried this yet?  I typically order an iced green tea during the summer, but the other morning, Madeley and I stopped inside Starbucks and I saw the sign for this new Coconut Cold Brew and let’s be real…they had me at coconut.  I ordered and I loved!  I didn’t add any additional cream/sweeteners to it…I thought it was just perfect the way it was.


I posted this outfit on Facebook last week and thought you might like to see it too! (If you don’t follow me on FB, click HERE!)…



Lots of colorful layers for sometimes chilly spring mornings.  These are those white jeans that I keep telling you about.  They are white but not sheer. #hallelujah

The top is from Loft and the jacket is that new one I keep wearing.  This one just makes me HAPPY!

 And speaking of those jeans…they’re on repeat…


…but this time with an easy sleeveless top and tassel earrings (both the top & earrings come in multiple colors!)…


I’m wearing that basic tank I love so much underneath it.

And two tops I wore a lot last year are back in stock…


This one is available in three colors now…


…and this one in two.


And in honor of summer approaching…

The Very Best Burgers

…I’m sharing my Best Burger Recipes today!

I looooooove burgers!  During warmer weather, we eat them just about every other night.  To see all of my easy, yummy and unique recipes, click HERE.

Enjoy your Friday, friends!

See you on Monday!

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  • Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog May 5, 2017 at 4:37 am

    Oh, I want to start watching that Netflix show! It’d be a splash of relief from my city life.

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

  • Leslie Z. May 5, 2017 at 4:40 am

    Loving those outfits! So excited for the Slaughter SIX! I’m going to be dyyyyyyyying for the next few weeks while waiting to hear all about their journey. Have the best weekend!

  • Leslie Z. May 5, 2017 at 4:42 am

    For size reference, did you get a small or extra small in the pineapple tee?

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 4:56 am


  • Kerri May 5, 2017 at 4:54 am

    I think you should do a post of a tour of your new closet!!! #allthehearteyes

  • Erika Slaughter May 5, 2017 at 5:12 am

    Thank you SO much, Shay!! We can’t wait to get our hands on her!! And yes-Meagan is THE Netflix girl!

  • Beth May 5, 2017 at 5:15 am

    So pumped and surprised about Kelly and Ryan! Can’t wait to watch daily once school is out!

  • Susan Jeffries May 5, 2017 at 5:15 am

    I love your metallic flats, but I am wondering If you have any suggestions for metallic wedges. I need a pair for our NYC trip. Thanks!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 5:32 am

      Hmmmmm…I don’t, but I will be on the lookout!

  • Heather May 5, 2017 at 5:22 am

    Love that pineapple tee! I need it!

    Also….Kelly and Ryan. Seems like such a great fit and so obvious, right??

    Have a great weekend!

  • Sarah May 5, 2017 at 5:33 am

    LOVE the outfits you posted!! I have about nine tabs open now haha 🙂 And thanks for the Netflix recommendation!

    Happy weekend!!


  • Sheaffer Sims May 5, 2017 at 5:48 am

    Kelly and Ryan? Together? SIGN! ME! UP! And my goodness that pineapple tee outfit is cute! Especially love those sandals!

  • Courtney May 5, 2017 at 5:52 am

    Ohh I am SO excited for your summer burgers! The spinach and feta one was so good, I can’t wait to try the others.
    Have a great weekend!

  • Meagan Ruse May 5, 2017 at 5:54 am

    You’re welcome!!!! Netflix is one of my passions 🙂

    • Kelly K May 7, 2017 at 3:44 pm

      Can Meagan do a guest post on her fave Netflix shows??

  • heather May 5, 2017 at 5:56 am

    Hi! What size did you do for the jean shorts? Did you size down? Thanks!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 6:08 am

      I ordered true to size! I don’t think they run big.

  • Andrea Breece May 5, 2017 at 6:00 am

    The Ryan Seacrest thing totally surprised me too!!! I mean it seems so obvious of a choice but so surprising at the same time?!! Honestly I was shocked … I was secretly pulling for Jerry Oconell … I ❤’d whenever he cohosted the show!! But so far Ryan has been a good fit!

  • Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams May 5, 2017 at 6:00 am

    I’m so excited to check out that Netflix show! Thanks Megan lol. I don’t know if I feel the same way about Kelly and Ryan’s announcement. I was pretty shocked as well, I think I’ll have to give it awhile before I decide lol. Yes to that pineapple shirt! Have a great weekend with all the sunny weather 🙂
    Amanda @ Cupcake N Dreams

  • jamie May 5, 2017 at 6:07 am

    this was a super fun post! i think your sweet friend meagan should tell us more about her netflix finds! i sometimes feel netflix is overwhelming and also that there are hidden treasures buried deep just waiting to be discovered! enjoy your super fun weekend. we are at TWENTY-NINE. twenty-nine more {weekdays} until school is done.

  • Narci Dreffs May 5, 2017 at 6:12 am

    Those tops are darling!!!! And, I can’t wait to try that coconut drink! Yum!!

  • Alexis deZayas May 5, 2017 at 6:46 am

    Loving your pineapple tee!!

  • Stacy May 5, 2017 at 6:47 am

    I was surprised by the Kelly and Ryan pairing — I was hoping for Fred savage or Scott wolf ?But I think it fits well he freshens the show up some!!!

  • Amy May 5, 2017 at 6:48 am

    Have you ever checked out Cotton Island Boutique near Park and Preston. They have cute clothes like the pineapple tshirt. They have a website as well and I believe Two Locations.

    Have a great weekend!

  • Nikki May 5, 2017 at 7:04 am

    I’m still in shock about Kelly & Ryan too! So excited for the Slaughter’s & sending lots of love their way too! Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

  • Jenny May 5, 2017 at 7:16 am

    Thanks for the heads up on that show! We decided to get rid of our Satellite for the summer. This sounds like a great alternative to House Hunters. And I hadn’t heard that Kelly finally found a new co-host! I almost want my Satellite back now. 😉 Enjoy your weekend!

  • Brooke Richardson May 5, 2017 at 7:19 am

    I’m trying the coconut cold brew next. I’m always so tempted but haven’t tried it yet!!! Loved all those tops too!!! And Yes, so so exited about the Slaughters adopted!!!! #oneless

  • Mother Henn May 5, 2017 at 7:20 am

    That sweet little hand on your Coconut Cold Brew…….no wonder you didn’t need any sweetener!

  • Kelly Sites May 5, 2017 at 7:27 am

    When do you we get to see a tour of your new closet? 🙂

  • Nicole May 5, 2017 at 7:28 am

    I always wear the same size as you, so wondered about the last two sleeveless tops. XS or S? Thanks! Love them and so glad they’re back in stock!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 7:38 am

      They’re both xsmall!

  • Jenna May 5, 2017 at 7:29 am

    Sounds like a fun weekend ahead! One of the perks of being on summer break (I’m a teacher) is watching Kelly and now I can’t wait to watch with Ryan. I love that pineapple shirt with the shorts and sandals. What a cute look for summer. Happy Friday!

  • Megan Butler May 5, 2017 at 7:58 am

    Guess what the Butlers will be watching tonight!!! That show sounds right up our alley!! Yay Meagan is the best!! And I’m so impressed your white pants are so white with 4 kids!!! Ha!!! Happy weekend Shulls!

  • Emily Sarmiento May 5, 2017 at 8:16 am

    I noticed in the other pair of jean shorts you posted last week they were a 26. Did you order a 26 in this pair too? I ordered the ones from last week and they fit perfect so was just wondering what you went with in this pair 🙂

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 8:19 am

      Yes! I sure did!

  • Francie May 5, 2017 at 8:16 am

    So excited for Erika, adoption holds a special place in my heart!

  • Alexandra M May 5, 2017 at 8:26 am

    So excited for the Slaughters! I have a little giveaway over on my blog today! Check it out!

  • Angela Shields May 5, 2017 at 8:26 am

    I’m going to have to try that drink because I love coconut. I have a random question. I noticed in your new closet that you put wood floors. We are considering putting more woods floors down in our house but I kinda struggle already with cleaning the ones I have. I use the bona floor mop but it isn’t the best piece of equipment. Do you mind telling me what you use to clean your floors?

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 8:44 am

      I use the Swiffer both with dry cloths and wet cloths! (Plus vacuuming!)

  • Jennibell May 5, 2017 at 8:31 am

    I had NO idea Kelly and Ryan were together….I was reading this post during the 9 o’clock hour and I happened to be sitting next to the remote. Thanks for the PSA! Also, your outfits have inspired me to organize my closet today 🙂

  • Amanda @ That Inspired Chick May 5, 2017 at 8:41 am

    That pineapple tee is so cute!!! I just went to grab it and they are sold out in the small so I found it in a tank style instead! (And the tank one was on sale!) And y’all know I’m a newbie coffee drinker (still). Wondering if I’d like the coconut cold brew? I haven’t gotten past skinny lattes just yet. And the iced mocha coffee from the store that tastes like a Yoo-hoo. Yum!! 😉

    That Inspired Chick

  • Julie May 5, 2017 at 8:52 am

    LOVE Escape to the Country! I keep waiting for Netflix to release season 2! You should check out Grand Designs on Netflix. It’s also filmed in Britain but focuses on family’s who choose to build. It’s really neat! And since you love little English hamlets you should check out Father Brown (also on Netflix). It’s a super cute show set in the Cotswolds about a Priest who investigates all the murders that happen in and around his village. It’s addicting.

    • Jessica May 5, 2017 at 11:38 pm

      I second Grand Design. I watched Escape to the Country first and then found Grand Design. I hope Netflix releases more seasons of both shows.

  • Rebecca Jo May 5, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Good to know about the cold brew – I always forget to order it & wondered how it is.
    Excited for your friends. All the lives changed around you & in your own family – adoption is contagious 🙂

  • Michelle May 5, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Lots of fun things in this post!! Love the pineapple shirt! I bought my 10 year old one very similar at Target. Wonder if I could fit into an X-large kids shirt? Probably not!!!

  • Kristen May 5, 2017 at 9:03 am

    The pineapple tee is super cute! I think Kelly and Ryan will be a good pair…when they said they had made the decision I honestly didn’t know who I thought it should be, no one was a real stand out. Have a good weekend!

  • sarah May 5, 2017 at 9:32 am

    I just discovered Escape to the Country too ….and LOVE it! Those views in those cities/towns…absolutely breathtaking! I have on my list to start watching Call the Midwife…after your previous recommendation! :->

  • Kayla B May 5, 2017 at 9:39 am

    So many seconds. Escape to the Country is fantastic, and Netflix recommended it to me because of my Great British Bake Off obsession. Have you watched it?? If you haven’t, you must ASAP. It’s British, it’s baking, it’s sweet, it’s funny– I think it’s my favorite show of all time. Also, awhile ago you had recommended OPI Let Me Bayou A Drink as a perfect toe nail polish, and you are so right!! Wearing it this Monday with my new Target wedges (best ones I’ve found so far this season) in my Ph.D. graduation ceremony… with a dress from Nordstrom that you suggested. Ha. Have a great weekend!

  • Stephanie Poston May 5, 2017 at 9:42 am

    LOVE that outfit! I will definitely be checking out that show too!

  • Kristen May 5, 2017 at 9:55 am

    I love that Erika is adopting as well. Just beautiful to see! I also just got those sandals in the mail … LOVE THEM! I think I need that tee and those shorts! That outfit is calling my name! So cute! Thanks for sharing!!

  • Felicia Nguyen May 5, 2017 at 10:24 am

    Shay…I would LOVE TO SEE your new closet!! Can you do a post of your closet one day!!!

  • DeniseOCC May 5, 2017 at 10:29 am

    I just finished watching the entire series of “Escape to the Country”. I became kind of obsessed! I’m sure you will love it!

  • Amy Rae DeVito May 5, 2017 at 10:38 am

    That outfit is adorable. I love things with pineapples on it and flamingos as well. I have a tote that says Pine Apple of my Eye. I got it a Hobby Lobby for less than $8 bucks a few Summers ago!

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  • KimW May 5, 2017 at 11:09 am

    Love the pineapple tee and the sandals! Are the sandals comfy?? I haven’t had any shoes by BP before. Can’t wait to try the coconut cold brew!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am


  • Stacy Meek May 5, 2017 at 11:12 am

    I love the beaded BP sandals. I read on another blog that they ran really narrow. Would you agree. They don’t look too narrow in your pic. But maybe you have narrow feet ?

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am

      I do have narrow feet but would actually say they ran wide. I just belted them on the smallest hole and they fit though!

  • Francesca May 5, 2017 at 11:15 am

    FIrst of all — that pineapple t-shirt is adorable.
    2nd – I found Escape to the Country episodes on YouTube and I watched. every. single. one. of. them…
    3rdly – Baby Madeley’s precious little hand is cuteness overload!!!

  • Patty Richey May 5, 2017 at 11:19 am

    That shirt is too cute! Pineapples are everywhere! I will be posting some pineapples myself in my Friday Favorites later tonight.


  • Julie May 5, 2017 at 11:35 am

    Shay-I know you love candles, so wanted to share one of my own Friday favorites with you. This candle company (Homesick candles, link below) hand makes candles that have scents from each state in the Country. So if you live in Texas but want a candle that reminds you of Massachusetts, you can order one. I just tried “Georgia” and am LOVING it!

  • Lindsay @ Lindsay's Sweet World May 5, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    That pineapple tee!! Oh my goodness, I need one of those immediately! Happy weekend, Shay!

  • Kim May 5, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    Dying to know where that ladder in your closet takes you to?? Your closet is so amazing at first I thought you were in a department store! Ha!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 1:39 pm

      Hahahaha! It takes me to the top shelves/bars!

  • Elizabeth Alqueza May 5, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Love the outfits Shay! I wondered what colors you have in the tassel earrings? I have been wanting a pair for a while now. Thank you! Have a great weekend.

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 1:39 pm

      Mine are blue!

  • Abigail May 5, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    Hi Shay!
    Random question – where is your favorite place to get a massage in McKinnney? I’m looking for a Mother’s Day gift. Thanks!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 2:22 pm

      Oh goodness…probably The Spa at Cooper Fitness Center.

  • Chrystianne May 5, 2017 at 2:04 pm

    So funny that you mentioned 2 things that have been on my mind all week: Will Kelly and Ryan click? and Should I try the Coconut Cold Brew? I’m going to take your word for it and I’m going to try it. Have a great weekend Shay!

  • Megan Chilo May 5, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Hey Shay!,
    You MUST try the iced cinnamon almondmilk macchiato at Starbucks! It’s so good! Have a great weekend! ?

  • Christina May 5, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    First I am OBSESSED with the book One True Loves. The library had it in CD and I find myself sitting in my car to find out what happens. I can’t wait to find out who she chooses. So so good. Second …which nail polish are you wearing in the picture with the blue tank. Love your Friday favorites!!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 5, 2017 at 3:03 pm

      It’s an OPI shine one. I need to look up the name!

  • Erin Port May 5, 2017 at 2:51 pm

    Oh my goodness, I missed the new Kelly co-host reveal! I am so excited for the Slaughters and have you seen Poldark on Amazon prime. If you liked Downton Abbey, you will like Poldark. SO GOOD and English ;)! xoxo ERIN

  • Amy May 5, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    What do you think is the best lean meat to fat content for making good homemade burgers? 85% lean to 15% fat, 93% lean to 7% fat, somewhere in between?

    • Mix and Match Mama May 6, 2017 at 6:14 am

      I think the best burgers are made with 85/15 (and when we entertain,that’s what we use)…but on a normal night at home when we’re eating more lean, we do 93/7.

  • Christina May 5, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Is the nail color,Pretty pink preservers or pink pm? Both look like great white/pink colors?

  • Carly M May 5, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    Yay for a new Slaughter girl! I had your Caprese burger the other night. So. Good. You posted a necklace from Nordstrom a few weeks ago that I bought. The gold circle? Now I’m looking for similar ones, was wondering if you knew of any? I feel like Loft has so many short ones this season. Have a great weekend!

  • Kristy May 5, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    Dang it! No Escape to the Country on Netflix Canada. 🙁

  • Emily Warnygora May 5, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    Hi Shay! I watched the first episode of Escape to the Country tonight on Netflix and boy were you (and Meagan) right! What a sweet show. It’s so charming and quaint. And it’s filling part of the void I feel after finishing The Great British Baking Show recently. If you haven’t already, that is a must watch on Netflix too!

    • Mix and Match Mama May 6, 2017 at 6:12 am

      My mom texted me the same thing last night! It’s just nice, isn’t it?! So glad you watched!

  • Bethany May 6, 2017 at 5:26 am

    I need your closet! =)

  • Erin Roberts May 6, 2017 at 8:51 am

    I also love coconut and will running to Starbucks as soon as my kids wake up! Your pineapple shirt screams summer! I love it!

  • Jessica May 6, 2017 at 10:53 am

    I love that you mentioned Escape to the Country. One part of the show I really enjoy, besides the GORGEOUS scenery and quaint little villages is that they take a part of the show and tell a little bit more about the area. They may send the buyers to the local cheese maker, or visit the tile makers who are still producing hand made tiles and so on. The only thing that would make this show even more fun is seeing the home after the buyers are all settled in. The show usually ends with the potential buyers considering an offer or we find out that their offer was accepted. It has been a new obsession of mine for the past two months :)!

  • Southern & Style May 6, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Yeah, I’m gonna need to run to Starbs soon for that coconut cold brew. That sounds amazing!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

  • Brendi May 7, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    What size Apple Watch do you have and would you recommend it? Also, which band do you have? I’m in the market and need some suggestions.

    • Mix and Match Mama May 8, 2017 at 4:55 am

      I have the 42mm and I LOVE it! I just bought a Nike sports band and I love that too!

  • Lizzie @ This Happy Life May 7, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    Love that pineapple tee!! So cute for summer!

  • Andrea May 8, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    I’m not sure if Nordstrom still has it, but I’m trying to find the dress you have linked to a few times; the one you wore to the Women Tell All taping?

    • Mix and Match Mama May 8, 2017 at 1:22 pm

      It’s totally still available there!!

  • Lacey May 9, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    What other Netflix shows does your friend recommend! I need something new for the summer!! 🙂