Issues I am Loving Friday – Peanut Butter Fingers

Whats up from Augusta, Georgia! On Thursday afternoon, Ryan, the boys, Pepper and I made the three+ hour drive to Georgia to the home we’re calling residence for the following few days. We’re staying in Augusta with my sister and her household and my mother and father as a result of Ryan and my brother-in-law are collaborating within the Augusta 70.3 Half Ironman on Sunday morning. It is going to be my brother-in-law’s first Half Ironman and we can’t wait to cheer for our guys! It’s going to be a H-O-T one on race day however fortunately it appears to be like like it’ll a minimum of be dry. Let’s simply say I’m glad my job is spectating and cheering this weekend. Haha!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

  • Fortunate’s First Area Journey

Our plans to take Fortunate, our household’s leopard gecko, to Chase’s faculty final Friday had been postponed to Tuesday this week as a result of Chase’s trainer was sick on Friday. The delay was definitely worth the wait as a result of Tuesday was, arms down, my favourite day of the week this week! The timing of varied appointments and commitments I had on my calendar on Tuesday meant Fortunate needed to include me to the dentist and to an ice cream celebration at Chase and Ryder’s preschool (I didn’t belief her cage within the automotive for an extended time frame as a result of it was 80 levels exterior) and I laughed an terrible lot on Tuesday, particularly when my dentist eyed Fortunate and deadpanned, “Nicely, that’s the primary time we’ve had a kind of in right here.”

(Denims: Target / Tank: Target / Necklaces: Amazon — colorful beaded necklace + paperclip chain necklace / Bracelets: Target + Etsy / Crossbody Bag: Amazon

Chase completely beamed when Rhett, Ryder and I walked by means of the door with Fortunate in her journey cage. His trainer had Chase sit up on the entrance of the category at inform his classmates all about Fortunate and leopard geckos and I used to be so extremely happy with him, particularly when he informed me he felt actually nervous proper earlier than he began speaking. He did an incredible job answering questions (his animal data won’t ever not impress me) and his classmates had been all so curious, respectful and excited to fulfill his favourite reptile. It was an awesome day.

Over the summer time considered one of my associates informed me a couple of packing hack she makes use of for her twins when touring. She stated she used a shoe organizer and rolled up particular person outfits for her children (the entire outfit collectively — shirt, shorts, underwear, socks) and put the outfits within the numerous pockets. She then rolled up the shoe organizer and packed it in a suitcase or an additional massive duffel bag. I used to be immediately intrigued as a result of whereas I really like packing cubes, generally issues can shift round and really feel a little bit sloppy. Packing cubes are nice in their very own proper (and I nonetheless use them for myself) however this shoe organizer packing hack is the JAM for child stuff. I’m by no means trying again!! I used it after we went to Florida for 2 weeks over the summer time and I’m utilizing it once more this weekend. It makes it really easy to search out precisely what you want and particularly makes it simple to unpack if you arrive. Simply unroll, dangle in a closet or over a door and also you’re good to go!

gold name bracelet

I really like delicate gold bracelets, particularly after they’re layered up for a little bit celebration on my wrist, and couldn’t resist this name bracelet after I noticed it on Etsy. It’s stunning and cozy and I wished to share it right here in addition to I feel it might make an exquisite present over the vacations for particularly for newlyweds, moms, grandmothers and pet mothers on the market!

My score: B-

This ebook was an attention-grabbing one to me as a result of the narrator of the novel is a 15-year-old lady. The writer completely nails the voice of a teen which I imply as a praise however in the identical breath it made the ebook really feel a little bit too juvenile to me. It felt a little bit in all places (very similar to a teen’s mind!) and incomplete and the ending specifically felt a little bit too abrupt. I perceive the ebook is a part of a trilogy and I’m certain that had one thing to do with the ending however as somebody who has learn many collection, I feel it says rather a lot when the writer concludes a ebook in a method that leaves the studying wanting extra with out feeling annoyed. I didn’t just like the ebook sufficient to maintain studying the collection however I’m planning to take a look at the present on Amazon Prime subsequent as a result of I’ve heard nice issues about it!

The ebook flashes again between previous summers and the present-day summer time by means of 15-year-old Stomach’s perspective. She loves all the pieces about visiting Cousins Seashore along with her household. She loves spending the summer time with Susannah, her mother’s greatest pal and, above all, she loves her time with Susannah’s sons, Jeremiah and Conrad. She grew up with the boys and so they’ve been all the pieces to her from her closest associates to her first kiss (on a dare) and now that she’s returning to the seaside trying extra grown up than ever, she’s hoping one thing extra could be in retailer.

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5 Thrive Market Hauls (For fellow Thrive Market followers, this weblog publish highlights 5 orders that includes a whole lot of our Thrive staples.)

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Query of the Day

What’s one factor making you smile this week?