Issues I am Loving Friday #479

Hey associates! Friday is hereee! We’re prepared for it as a result of Ryan took the break day 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 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 and Chase was not even a yr outdated so I’m excited to take a look at the park with larger youngsters alongside for the journey since we’ll be capable to do a bit extra.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 making an attempt to not be too bummed that summer season is coming to an in depth however I actually do adore it so, a lot. We made essentially the most of our week and visited a neighborhood trampoline park, went to Discovery Place Youngsters with associates, 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 received us last-minute tickets!

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

I hope you all had an important 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 undertaking was impressed by my mother and sister. They’re label maker queens and seeing all of their little group tasks neatly labeled and sorted of their properties throughout our time in Florida prompted me to need to sort out a number 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 multitude inside just a few weeks and I noticed this was due, largely, to the truth that so most of the cords and chargers look the identical. We’re typically left digging by way of the drawer to search out precisely what we want 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 glad day! An organized drawer that I totally 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 quite a lot of love from you guys. I’m formally declaring this the proper summer season blush! It seems so creamy and pure with the proper quantity of glow. It provides a beautiful pinky shade 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 shade for a extra bronzy-pink through the summer season months proper now, I’m considering the pink or berry colours might be beautiful within the fall and wintertime.

  • The Lincoln Lawyer (Netflix)

I beforehand beloved 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 crammed me in so I joined them a couple of third of the best way by way of the second season and instantly preferred it! It jogged my memory a bit 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 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 get pleasure from so I’m oddly enthusiastic about this one.

My ranking: B- 

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

The ebook 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 reasonably 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 residing along with her is the one factor retaining 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 go away 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 girl wanting 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 checklist on the finish of each month as a solution to provide you with guys a glimpse again into a number of the weblog posts you could have missed or a few of my favourite finds you could have had in your radar that received misplaced in running a blog and social media mayhem. See beneath 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 worth level! Adore it!)
  • Apple-Certified iPhone/Earbuds Charger (Clearly all of us took benefit of choosing up just a few additional chargers throughout Prime Day.)
  • Silicone Water Bottle Name Bands (Simply labels your youngsters’ water bottles with silicone bands you possibly can 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 individual — the colour isn’t practically as orange because it seems on-line — and the value level is incredible. We ordered two and my sister truly ordered two for her front room as properly!)
  • Rollplay Nighthawk (Ah! I like that this was a best-seller final month! Hopefully your youngsters 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 the entire boys’ summer season birthday associates. Enormous hit!)
  • True & Co. Racerback Bra (The crazy-comfy, wire-free bra I beloved a lot in beige I nabbed it in black, too. My mother purchased and loves this one as properly!)
  • 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 glad as a result of we love them a lot. We’ve them in each single dimension and are utilizing them within the huge youngsters’ bed room, our lobby, our bed room and our dwelling workplace. They’re attractive!)
  • 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 beloved it a lot!)

10-Minute Weighted Core Workout (For if 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?