Five on Friday

Apr 18, 2014
Enjoy this week's contribution to Five on Friday and Friday Favorites! Happy Weekend!

//1// I am hosting a swap that benefits mental health awareness. Here are the facts:

  • May has been observed as National Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949.
  • Mental health issues affect as many as one in four Americans.
  • More people die from suicide in the United States than from traffic accidents or homicides.
  • We lose 25 soldiers to suicide for every solider lost in combat.
  • Because of the stigma associated with mental illness, many people are too ashamed or embarrassed to seek the help they need for themselves or their loved ones. 

Support Mental Health Awareness Month by joining the Go Green Swap and plastering social media! Sign up to swap green accessories and wear them proudly throughout the month of May.

  • Sign ups are open until Wednesday, April 23.
  • Leave a comment on this past with your name, e-mail address, and blog address (if you have one) or e-mail your information to to sign up.
  • Swap partners will be assigned on Thursday, April 23. You will be notified who your partner is through e-mail. Contact your partner by the end of the day on Friday, April 24.
  • Shop for your partner. Spend $10-$15 on a GREEN COLORED accessory or accesosries for your partner. Think jewelry, socks, scarves, etc.
  • Mail your package by Saturday, May 3. This gives you an entire week to shop!
  • Come back here to link up and show off your goods on Friday, May 9.
  • Spread the word now! Invite friends and other bloggers to join the swap. Get on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. to promote mental health awareness! #mentalhealthawareness, #gogreenswap, #nomorestigma #mentalhealthmonth

//2// I signed up for Chaotic Goddess Swaps latest - The Favorite Color Swap. I'm excited who I will get partnered with and what color palette I will be shopping for!

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Thanks for another awesome swap, CG!
//3//, //4//, and //5//
The royals are still on tour! Here are three of my favorite pics from last week.


There were so many great photos taken this week it was hard to choose. Check out What Would Kate Do and What Kate Wore for more pictures!




  1. The Royals are so cute. My sister lives in Australia, so Ive been following their journey on the tour!

  2. Kate just oozes perfection. I love her! Also, you're doing a wonderful thing with the mental health awareness. You're awesome babe.

  3. I mean can Kate be anymore perfect??? I absolutely love her!! Thank you so much for linking up!!! xoxoxo

  4. I love the entire Royal Family. Baby George is so precious! :) I just want to pinch his little cheeks. Thank you again for the swap you are hosting. I am excited!!

  5. Awe, I love this! So many people suffer mental illnesses and it's a lovely thing you're doing! I love the royals too! They're so cute!

  6. I can't get enough of the Royal Couple. They're just perfect. Also, love how much you promote Mental Health Awareness Month; it really is so important, and it hits close to home. Thank you! :)

    Diary of a Debutante

  7. I'm an airhead-- didn't see the swap directions earlier! Count me IN!

    Diary of a Debutante

  8. What an awesome idea- mental health awareness is so important!

  9. Yay- thanks for joining us for this swap! :)
    Also, Kate just seems naturally happy all the time. I kinda love her for that. :)


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