Issues I am Loving Friday #479

Hey mates! Friday is hereee! We’re prepared for it as a result of Ryan took the time off of labor as a shock for the boys and we’re heading to Carowinds, a neighborhood amusement park/waterpark, as a summer time sendoff earlier than Chase begins college on Monday. I’ve solely been to Carowinds one time (fellow Bachelorette followers, it was after I met Emily Maynard!) and Chase was not even a 12 months previous so I’m excited to take a look at the park with greater children alongside for the trip since we’ll have the ability to do a bit extra. I’m certain we’ll be sizzling and sweaty however hopefully the waterpark would be the excellent solution 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 a neighborhood trampoline park, went to Discovery Place Children with mates, attended a back-to-school ice cream social at Chase’s college and Ryan and I even managed to squeeze in a date evening to the Beyoncé live performance on Wednesday evening when he acquired 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 undertaking 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 a few of 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 a couple 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 undertaking introduced me on a Tuesday morning was intense. Oh completely happy day! An organized drawer that I absolutely imagine 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 utterly destroyed. I put a name out on Instagram for blush suggestions and Tarte’s Liquid Blush Tape acquired a variety of love from you guys. I’m formally declaring this the right summer time blush! It appears to be like so creamy and pure with the right quantity of glow. It provides a stunning 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 certain and whereas I’m utilizing the peach colour for a extra bronzy-pink in the course of the summer time 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 dad and mom advisable the present throughout our time in Jacksonville I started watching it with them. They stuffed me in so I joined them a couple of third of the best way by way of the second season and instantly appreciated it! It jogged my memory a bit of 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 sizzling 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 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 trip I went on with two unlikely ladies from utterly totally different generations who discovered themselves collectively primarily based on uncommon circumstances.

The guide begins when Tanner, a 21-year-old girl, strikes in with Louise, an aged girl who, her youngsters insist, wants somebody residing together with her always to make sure her security. Each are reluctant to the association as Tanner would a lot fairly return to the faculty she left after her soccer scholarship was pulled following a knee harm and Louise was very content material to reside in her home on her personal. However Tanner wants the cash and a spot to remain and Louise realizes Tanner residing together with her is the one factor protecting her from shifting into an assisted residing facility. The unlikely duo’s relationship rapidly 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 photograph of a lady trying 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 listing on the finish of each month as a solution to offer you guys a glimpse again into a few of the weblog posts you could have missed or a few of my favourite finds you could have had in your radar that acquired misplaced in running a blog and social media mayhem. See beneath for July’s high 10!

Weblog Posts

Your Prime 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 truthfully stunned me at this value level! Adore it!)
  • Apple-Certified iPhone/Earbuds Charger (Clearly all of us took benefit of choosing up a couple 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 truly 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 incredible. We ordered two and my sister truly ordered two for her lounge as effectively!)
  • Rollplay Nighthawk (Ah! I really 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 all the boys’ summer time birthday mates. 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 additionally completely happy as a result of we love them a lot. Now we have 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 available for lunches once more this week and liked it a lot!)

10-Minute Weighted Core Workout (For while 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?