Issues I am Loving Friday #467

Friday is heeere! How are you? How was your week? Earlier this week one in every of my girlfriends referred to this month as “Maycember” when referencing the variety of kid-related end-of-the-school-year commitments and actions and it definitely felt like an correct reference to the busyness that comes in the course of the vacation season and, apparently, MAY. Phew!

Our calendar is definitely full proper now however it’s momentary and, for probably the most half, crammed with enjoyable stuff the children love. All that being stated, you higher imagine I’ll be majorly exhaling June first when the entire boys are carried out with faculty for the summer time.

As for the weekend forward, I’m excited for it as a result of we’ve a number of issues on the agenda, starting from a giant bounce home occasion that appears superior and a make-up soccer sport for Chase to internet hosting our mates on Saturday night for lake enjoyable and s’mores. I’m hoping to have a second to recap every part on the weblog on Monday however till then, I hope you get pleasure from an exquisite weekend!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

(Skirt: Amazon — I’m within the yellow in a medium / Prime: Outdated however I feel Amazon, too! This one appears to be like nearly an identical / Lace-up sandals: Amazon / Paperclip chain necklace: Amazon / Ryder’s footwear: Adidas — they have been Chase’s and go the hand-me-down take a look at which is a rarity for footwear! ) 

Rhett and Ryder’s preschool had the sweetest Mom’s Day occasion yesterday morning. Mothers, aunts, grandmothers and caregivers have been invited into their lecture rooms for muffins and an lovable Mom’s Day exercise/tune. Rhett repeatedly instructed me “Glad Birthday” (holidays are difficult for 2-year-olds) and was all-in on the muffin a part of “Muffins with Mother” whereas Ryder made me a phenomenal yellow flower card, planted wildflowers in a pot he painted and carried out an lovable Mom’s Day tune. Ever since having youngsters, I can wholeheartedly say the hassle lecturers and colleges pour into occasions like this make a distinction and really assist mother and father and caregivers really feel the love. It was such a particular morning!

Ice cream lovers, I’ve a strong suggestion for a new-to-me model of ice cream so as to add to your must-try record. I’ve at all times stated there’s a purpose the highest semi-fancy ice cream corporations (Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen-Dazs) stay on the prime. They make significantly good ice cream that’s wealthy and creamy, in no way icy, has good mouth-feel (sounds bizarre however iykyk) and spot-on flavors. Properly, Van Leeuwen ice cream is LEGIT and deserves a spot up there with the massive guys. I’m making my means by means of a bunch of their flavors and have but to be upset. I came upon by way of Instagram DMs that they make some crazyyy flavors however I haven’t seen these at our native grocery shops but so my Van Leeuwen publicity has been restricted to the next flavors: Pistachio, Earl Grey Tea (this one shocked me by being unbelievably good), Marionberry Cheesecake and Honeycomb (which is extra like a caramel) and Praline Butter Cake. I wholeheartedly suggest each single a kind of flavors and can’t wait to strive extra. Van Leeuwen, you’ve got a brand new tremendous fan! (For native mates, I’ve discovered their ice cream at Publix, Recent Market and Harris Teeter.)

(V-neck tee: Target/ Shorts: AGOLDE / Necklace: Amazon)

target linen tshirt black

(Tee: Target / Slip skirt: Target / Footwear: Vans)

(V-neck tee: Target / Leggings: lululemon / Footwear: New Balance

Final week I shared some new-to-me Target tanks on the weblog and this week I needed to give a shout out to their comfortable linen tees. Goal is seemingly having a second on easy staples proper now! I initially bought one in every of their white linen tees in retailer and located myself reaching for it time and again as a result of it paired so properly with every part from denims and leggings to shirts and shorts. I then ordered the identical tee in black and added a pair v-neck versions to my cart as properly. Spoiler alert: I cherished all of them! They’re an amazing staple for informal mother life and I really like the longer sleeves. For some purpose I really feel like so many t-shirts hit me at an ungainly half on my arm and make me look linebacker-y so the longer, drapey sleeves are proper up my alley. Additionally, for any lengthy torso mates on the market, it is a cropped prime that simply extends previous my stomach button!

It’s that point of yr once more!! Supergoop!’s annual springtime sale is right here and that is the sale I take full benefit of each single yr as a result of we love their sunscreen in our home! Their sunscreen turned our household’s favourite years in the past and I’ve my mother and father and sister and her household obsessive about it as properly as a result of it applies so easily (NOT sticky!), doesn’t depart a white forged and presents nice safety. Since Supergoop! not often goes on sale, I exploit this time of yr to fill up on all of our favorites at 20% off. (Value noting for these excited by clear sunscreen, the vast majority of Supergoop! sunscreen I researched on the EWG web site acquired a 2 or 3 ranking which I personally suppose is nice for a product we’re utilizing each day within the summertime.)

Under you can see a breakdown of our household’s favourite Supergoop! finds. I additionally suggest their Bestsellers Starter Kit for those who’re unfamiliar with Supergoop! to see if it’s an excellent match for you. It comes with three of the merchandise talked about beneath that we love!

  • Supergoop! Play Everyday Lotion SPF 50: We purchase the enormous 18-ounce dimension and I LOVE the pump as a result of it makes making use of sunscreen to 3 energetic children slightly simpler. We undergo SO MUCH sunscreen all summer time lengthy and this dimension is the perfect for our household!
  • Supergoop! Play Everyday Body Mist SPF 50: Bless spray sunscreen! It’s the BEST for re-applying sunscreen after we’re out and about with the children and that is our go-to. I at all times have this in my pool again for a quick-reapply of sunscreen after we’re out and about.
  • Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen SPF 40: If you happen to’re on the lookout for the clearest of the clear sunscreen on your face, Supergoop! has you lined with this 100% mineral sunscreen! It feels moisturizing to my face and is made with elements like bush clover extract to assist cut back indicators of growing old. Win, win.
  • Supergoop! Glow Screen SPF 40: Consider this as a hybrid sunscreen/make-up primer! It provides my pores and skin a dewy look and is almost sheer however there’s a refined tint to it that I like as a result of I really feel prefer it makes my pores and skin look slightly higher than sunscreen alone. I additionally hold this in my pool/seaside bag and adore it for my face!
  • Supergoop! (Re)setting 100% Mineral Powder Sunscreen: This genius product is ideal for giving your face SPF safety all through the day with out ruining your make-up! Simply mud this powder over your face and be in your means.


Mother’s Day Gift Guide (I’m sorry I didn’t get round to sharing a brand new reward information for Mom’s Day this yr however I stand behind all of those suggestions from final yr’s reward information for those who’re on the lookout for a last-minute reward thought.)

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Sesame Cucumber Salad (So refreshing and scrumptious!)

Sesame Cucumber Salad

Questions of the Day

Any enjoyable plans this weekend?

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