Issues I am Loving Friday #479

Hey buddies! 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, a neighborhood amusement park/waterpark, as a summer season 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 and Chase was not even a 12 months outdated so I’m excited to take a look at the park with greater children alongside for the experience since we’ll be capable of do a bit extra. I’m positive we’ll be scorching and sweaty however hopefully the waterpark would be the good technique to finish our day on the park this afternoon.

As for our week up till now, it was nice! I’m making an attempt to not be too bummed that summer season is coming to a detailed however I actually do find it irresistible so, a lot. We made probably the most of our week and visited a neighborhood trampoline park, went to Discovery Place Children with buddies, 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 an amazing week and have a fair 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 properties throughout our time in Florida prompted me to need to deal with among the areas that at all times really feel cluttered and overwhelming in our home. Up first: Our digital junk drawer.

Regardless of what number of occasions I’ve organized and sorted this drawer, it at all times finally ends up a large number inside just a few weeks and I spotted this was due, largely, to the truth that so lots of the cords and chargers look the identical. We’re typically left digging via the drawer to seek out precisely what we want which leaves the drawer a catastrophe. No extra!

I ordered assorted sturdy mesh pouch storage bags off Amazon in numerous sizes and colours, busted out my label maker and set to work. The enjoyment this little challenge introduced me on a Tuesday morning was intense. Oh comfortable day! An organized drawer that I absolutely consider has the potential to truly keep organized.

A month or two in the past, I dropped my Sincere Firm powder blush and it cracked into 1,000,000 items and was fully destroyed. I put a name out on Instagram for blush suggestions and Tarte’s Liquid Blush Tape acquired a number of love from you guys. I’m formally declaring this the proper summer season blush! It appears to be like so creamy and pure with the proper quantity of glow. It provides a beautiful pinky colour to my cheeks and applies simply (when you be taught to twist and squeeze the applicator). I’ll be a repeat buyer on this blush for positive and whereas I’m utilizing the peach colour for a extra bronzy-pink in the course of the summer season months proper now, I’m considering the pink or berry colours will likely be pretty within the fall and wintertime.

  • The Lincoln Lawyer (Netflix)

I beforehand liked the film The Lincoln Lawyer and when my mother and father really useful the present throughout our time in Jacksonville I started watching it with them. They stuffed me in so I joined them a few third of the way in which via the second season and instantly preferred it! It jogged my memory slightly little bit of the present Scandal in that there are subplots between the characters with an overarching case at hand on the similar 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 current 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 take pleasure in so I’m oddly enthusiastic about this one.

My score: B- 

Let me start with this: I nearly deserted this e-book about midway via. After which let me add this: The final third of the e-book redeemed each final little bit of the primary half. Whereas I’d think about this e-book a “gradual burn” because it took some time to actually hook me, I flew via the final third. I liked the twists and turns that popped up towards the top of the distinctive experience I went on with two unlikely girls from fully completely different generations who discovered themselves collectively primarily based on uncommon circumstances.

The e-book begins when Tanner, a 21-year-old lady, strikes in with Louise, an aged lady who, her youngsters insist, wants somebody residing along with her always to make sure her security. Each are reluctant to the association as Tanner would a lot slightly return to the school she left after her soccer scholarship was pulled following a knee harm and Louise was very content material to stay in her home on her personal. However Tanner wants the cash and a spot to remain and Louise realizes Tanner residing along with her is the one factor maintaining her from transferring into an assisted residing 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 depart the home instantly. Tanner is on alert as all the eccentricities she’s seen about Louise mesh collectively to make her query every little thing; most notably the picture of a lady trying practically equivalent 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 technique to offer you guys a glimpse again into among the weblog posts you will have missed or a few of my favourite finds you will 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 shocked me at this value level! Like it!)
  • Apple-Certified iPhone/Earbuds Charger (Clearly all of us took benefit of selecting up just a few additional chargers throughout Prime Day.)
  • Silicone Water Bottle Name Bands (Simply labels your children’ water bottles with silicone bands you possibly can transfer from one water bottle to the following. So useful!)
  • Colgate Optic White Renewal Toothpaste (A whitening toothpaste that truly produces outcomes.)
  • Cane Storage Cabinet (This continues to be a best-seller and for good purpose. It’s much more beautiful in particular person — the colour isn’t practically as orange because it seems on-line — and the worth 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 digicam I purchased for Ryder and the entire boys’ summer season birthday buddies. Enormous 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 shocked to see them pop up as a bestseller but in addition comfortable as a result of we love them a lot. We now have them in each single dimension and are utilizing them within the huge children’ bed room, our lobby, our bed room and our residence workplace. They’re beautiful!)
  • Clear Plastic Drawer Organizers (We love these in our toilet, 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 fireplace!)

Weighted Core Workout

Query of the Day

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