Issues I am Loving Friday #479

Hey associates! Friday is hereee! We’re prepared for it as a result of Ryan took the time without work of labor as a shock for the boys and we’re heading to Carowinds, an area amusement park/waterpark, as a summer time sendoff earlier than Chase begins faculty on Monday. I’ve solely been to Carowinds one time (fellow Bachelorette followers, it was once I met Emily Maynard!) and Chase was not even a 12 months outdated so I’m excited to take a look at the park with greater children alongside for the journey since we’ll be capable to do a bit extra. I’m positive we’ll be scorching and sweaty however hopefully the waterpark would be the excellent strategy to finish our day on the park this afternoon.

As for our week up till now, it was nice! I’m attempting to not be too bummed that summer time is coming to an in depth however I actually do find it irresistible so, a lot. We made essentially the most of our week and visited an area trampoline park, went to Discovery Place Youngsters with associates, attended a back-to-school ice cream social at Chase’s faculty and Ryan and I even managed to squeeze in a date evening to the Beyoncé live performance on Wednesday evening when he bought us last-minute tickets!

Thursday’s headache was well worth the late evening enjoyable.

I hope you all had a fantastic week and have an excellent higher weekend! Carry on scrolling for this week’s roundup of Friday favs!

Issues I’m Loving

  • Digital Junk Drawer Group



This little challenge was impressed by my mother and sister. They’re label maker queens and seeing all of their little group initiatives neatly labeled and sorted of their houses throughout our time in Florida prompted me to need to deal with among the areas that all the time really feel cluttered and overwhelming in our home. Up first: Our digital junk drawer.

Irrespective of what number of instances I’ve organized and sorted this drawer, it all the time finally ends up a multitude inside a number of weeks and I spotted this was due, largely, to the truth that so most of the cords and chargers look the identical. We’re usually left digging by way of the drawer to search out precisely what we’d like which leaves the drawer a catastrophe. No extra!

I ordered assorted sturdy mesh pouch storage bags off Amazon in varied sizes and colours, busted out my label maker and started working. The enjoyment this little challenge introduced me on a Tuesday morning was intense. Oh glad day! An organized drawer that I totally imagine has the potential to really keep organized.

A month or two in the past, I dropped my Sincere Firm powder blush and it cracked into one million items and was utterly destroyed. I put a name out on Instagram for blush suggestions and Tarte’s Liquid Blush Tape obtained a whole lot of love from you guys. I’m formally declaring this the proper summer time blush! It seems to be so creamy and pure with the proper quantity of glow. It provides a beautiful pinky shade to my cheeks and applies simply (when you study to twist and squeeze the applicator). I’ll be a repeat buyer on this blush for positive and whereas I’m utilizing the peach shade for a extra bronzy-pink throughout the summer time months proper now, I’m pondering the pink or berry colours might be pretty within the fall and wintertime.

  • The Lincoln Lawyer (Netflix)

I beforehand liked the film The Lincoln Lawyer and when my dad and mom really helpful the present throughout our time in Jacksonville I started watching it with them. They crammed me in so I joined them a few third of the best way by way of the second season and instantly preferred it! It jogged my memory somewhat little bit of the present Scandal in that there are subplots between the characters with an overarching case at hand on the identical time which held my curiosity. The remainder of the second season was launched whereas I used to be in Florida and whereas I’ve watched all of the latest episodes, now I need to return and begin it from the start to see all of the episodes I’ve missed. It’s been a scorching second since I’ve discovered a present I get pleasure from so I’m oddly enthusiastic about this one.

My ranking: B- 

Let me start with this: I virtually deserted this guide about midway by way of. After which let me add this: The final third of the guide redeemed each final little bit of the primary half. Whereas I’d take into account this guide a “gradual burn” because it took some time to essentially hook me, I flew by way of the final third. I liked the twists and turns that popped up towards the tip of the distinctive journey I went on with two unlikely girls from utterly completely different generations who discovered themselves collectively based mostly on uncommon circumstances.

The guide begins when Tanner, a 21-year-old girl, strikes in with Louise, an aged girl who, her kids insist, wants somebody dwelling along with her always to make sure her security. Each are reluctant to the association as Tanner would a lot relatively return to the school she left after her soccer scholarship was pulled following a knee harm and Louise was very content material to dwell in her home on her personal. However Tanner wants the cash and a spot to remain and Louise realizes Tanner dwelling along with her is the one factor protecting her from shifting into an assisted dwelling facility. The unlikely duo’s relationship shortly morphs into one thing neither of them anticipated when Louise seems in Tanner’s room after midnight insisting she go away the home instantly. Tanner is on alert as all the eccentricities she’s seen about Louise mesh collectively to make her query the whole lot; most notably the photograph of a lady wanting almost similar to Louise featured on the native information in relation to a decades-old jewellery heist.

Some time again I started sharing a high 10 record on the finish of each month as a strategy to offer you guys a glimpse again into among the weblog posts you could have missed or a few of my favourite finds you could have had in your radar that bought misplaced in running a blog and social media mayhem. See under for July’s high 10!

Weblog Posts

Your High 10 Favorites

July 2023 best sellers

  • $10.99 Paperclip Chain Gold Necklace (I’ve had this since 2021 and it has but to tarnish which actually stunned me at this value level! Like it!)
  • Apple-Certified iPhone/Earbuds Charger (Clearly all of us took benefit of selecting up a number of further chargers throughout Prime Day.)
  • Silicone Water Bottle Name Bands (Simply labels your children’ water bottles with silicone bands you’ll be able to transfer from one water bottle to the subsequent. So useful!)
  • Colgate Optic White Renewal Toothpaste (A whitening toothpaste that really produces outcomes.)
  • Cane Storage Cabinet (This continues to be a best-seller and for good purpose. It’s much more attractive in particular person — the colour isn’t almost as orange because it seems on-line — and the value level is improbable. We ordered two and my sister really ordered two for her front room as effectively!)
  • Rollplay Nighthawk (Ah! I like that this was a best-seller final month! Hopefully your children are loving it as a lot as our boys! They’re obsessed.)
  • Kid-Friendly Digital Camera (Aka the digital camera I purchased for Ryder and all the boys’ summer time birthday associates. Big hit!)
  • True & Co. Racerback Bra (The crazy-comfy, wire-free bra I liked a lot in beige I nabbed it in black, too. My mother purchased and loves this one as effectively!)
  • Faux Leather Storage Bins (I discussed these on the weblog months in the past so I used to be stunned to see them pop up as a bestseller but in addition glad as a result of we love them a lot. We’ve got them in each single dimension and are utilizing them within the huge children’ bed room, our lobby, our bed room and our house workplace. They’re attractive!)
  • Clear Plastic Drawer Organizers (We love these in our rest room, workplace and kitchen junk drawers.)


Ceviche Inspired Shrimp and Edamame Salad (I made a batch of this to have readily available for lunches once more this week and liked it a lot!)

10-Minute Weighted Core Workout (For whenever you need to really feel your abs on hearth!)

Weighted Core Workout

Query of the Day

What’s one factor you’re loving this week?