Issues I am Loving Friday #490

Friday is right here and we’re prepared for what we’re dubbing “House Weekend.” After a couple of back-to-back weekends of company, Halloween craziness and journey, Ryan and I are decided to remain near residence this weekend and knock out some family to-dos. We’re planning to fill our days with tremendous glamorous issues like yardwork and taking down fall decorations and, hopefully, adorning for Christmas each inside and out of doors, too.

I hope to have a weekend recap to share with you guys on the weblog on Monday however, till then, I hope this week’s roundup of Friday favorites makes you smile! Get pleasure from your weekend, my associates!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

(Slippers: Amazon / Leggings: Lululemon / Cardigan: Amazon / Bag: Free People)

There are specific cozy family comforts that decision to me greater than others. Throw blankets, a seasonal candle, a fuzzy gown, comfortable pajamas… I really like all of them a lot. Slippers completely fall into this class as properly and I’m at all times looking out for slippers that look cute but in addition operate properly out of the home as I’m usually out and in with the boys and Pepper in our driveway. After I noticed these platform slippers, I believed they regarded cute sufficient to put on for varsity drop offs along with slipping on inside after I’m hanging out at residence. I really like them a lot! They took a bit of longer to ship than most Amazon purchases however they had been well worth the wait. I really like the sunshine tan colour (they appear almost similar to the $130 Ugg Tazz Slippers I couldn’t discover in inventory anyplace in my dimension within the mild beige colour) and I feel they appear cute with leggings, joggers, sweats and even denims. (Be aware: I’m usually an 8 or 8.5 in footwear however I ordered these slippers in a dimension 9 and was very glad I did. I’d suggest sizing up in these!)

I majorly lucked out at Goal earlier this week after I walked previous the vacation sweet aisles and noticed a person stocking the cabinets with my beloved Dove Peppermint Bark Promises. I can’t inform you the enjoyment these little candies carry me yearly! They’re completely creamy and minty with a tiny crunch from peppermint sweet items. I purchased 12 baggage and I’m questioning if that shall be sufficient to tide me over till the following vacation season after I can exchange my stash once more? I may need to choose up one other couple of luggage simply to be protected. Gosh, I really like these issues a lot!

  • Theme Week at Burn Boot Camp

(My pajama onesie is 50% off at Old Navy proper now! I put on this factor continuous across the holidays! It oddly is useful.) 

I really like a motive to lean right into a enjoyable theme so when my native Burn Boot Camp introduced a theme for every day of the week in honor of their 5-year anniversary, you already know I used to be all about it. Actually, anytime a health club does a theme week, I’m reminded of Jazzercise with my mother as a result of Jazzercisers are the queens of going all-out for a themed exercise! It simply makes the health club a bit of extra enjoyable and despite the fact that I used to be a little scorching in my long-sleeved vacation onesie on pajama day, I nonetheless had a blast!

My score: A

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano is without doubt one of the finest books I’ve learn in years. It saved me studying late into the night time as a result of I felt deeply invested within the characters and relationships on this novel. The writing is fantastic and the way in which the creator touches on love, familial bonds and grief made me wish to spotlight sure passages so I may keep in mind the creator’s poignant phrases. (It was a library rental for me, in any other case I’d have! It’s additionally a ebook I can see myself re-reading sooner or later which is one thing I virtually by no means do as a result of there are too many good books on the market.) For those who’re struggling after the lack of a cherished one, I feel this ebook is likely to be a learn you’d take pleasure in because the creator’s phrases about loss and grief felt so deeply correct and actually caught with me.

From Amazon:

William Waters grew up in a home silenced by tragedy, the place his dad and mom may hardly bear to have a look at him, a lot much less love him—so when he meets the spirited and impressive Julia Padavano in his freshman 12 months of school, it’s as if the world has lit up round him. With Julia comes her household, as she and her three sisters are inseparable: Sylvie, the household’s dreamer, is happiest along with her nostril in a ebook; Cecelia is a free-spirited artist; and Emeline patiently takes care of all of them. With the Padavanos, William experiences a newfound contentment; each second of their home is stuffed with loving chaos.

However then darkness from William’s previous surfaces, jeopardizing not solely Julia’s fastidiously orchestrated plans for his or her future, however the sisters’ unshakeable devotion to at least one one other. The result’s a catastrophic household rift that adjustments their lives for generations. Will the loyalty that when rooted them be robust sufficient to attract them again collectively when it issues most?

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Present Gross sales:

50% off The Styled Collection (on prime of sale costs!) with code LTK50: I went to city on this sale for vacation + future items! My actual order: Smiley Checkered Robes (for the boys) / Pink Strawberry Robes (for my nieces) / Smiley Children’s Blanket (for two associates having infants this spring) / Buttery Pumpkin Blanket (for our household — solely $20!) / Butterfly Blanket (for one in all Chase’s girlfriend’s birthdays)

As much as 20% off Caraway Cookware: The gorgeous pots, pans and bakeware we belief and love

40% off every little thing + 50% off vacation pajamas at Old Navy

30% off clothes, footwear and equipment at Target: Some objects I personal and love: High Rise Joggers / Comfy Cargos /Ribbed High-Neck Tank (You guys understand how obsessed I’m with this one! Solely $6 on sale and nice underneath sweaters + cardigans.) / Tapered Jeans / Pullover Sweater (I really like this a lot I’ve it in 3 colours now!) / Hoodie Sweatshirt (I’ve the sunshine purple and it’s lovely. I sized up!) / Kids’ Relaxed Fit Joggers (I do know these say they’re for ladies however I purchased these for Rhett and Ryder as a result of they’re a slimmer match and love them. Tremendous gentle and so they don’t look too large/sloppy on slim children.) / Mock Neck Turtleneck Sweater (slouchy, cozy and comfortable!) / Kids’ Fleece Jogger Pants (These additionally say they’re for ladies however they’re undoubtedly unisex and I purchased them for Chase for a not-too-boxy jogger on his slim body.)


Some time again I started sharing a prime 10 listing on the finish of each month as a solution to provide you with guys a glimpse again into a few of the weblog posts you will have missed or a few of my favourite finds you will have had in your radar that obtained misplaced in running a blog and social media mayhem. See beneath for October’s prime 10!

High 10 Weblog Posts

Your High 10 Favorites

  • Target Comfy Cargos (After months of looking, I lastly discovered the proper pair of comfortable cargos!)
  • Free People Quilted Carryall Bag (The light-weight bag that holds a TON! Excellent as a carryon for journey however I additionally use it as my work bag after I work from a coffeeshop because it simply holds my laptop computer and far, rather more.)
  • Target High Rise Joggers (With a real excessive rise — over my stomach button — these joggers are equal elements fashionable, cute and comfortable.)
  • Crossbody Bag + Letter Patches (I shared this DIY present thought on IG for one in all Chase’s 8-year-old girlfriends and love what number of of you might be doing this one, too!)
  • Target Tapered Jeans (My first pair of Goal denims and I really like them! They’re an amazing in-between jean for individuals who need one thing a bit of slouchy however not outsized/sloppy.)
  • Duck Duck Dance (A recreation for toddlers that Rhett reaches for again and again!)
  • Marble Stone Drying Mat (Aka the dish drying mat that’s not a complete eyesore in your kitchen counter)
  • Julep Eyeshadow Stick (The eyeshadow I exploit to run over my eyeliner to provide it a barely undone/smudgy look)
  • Slouchy Duster Cardigan (The lengthy, comfortable sweater I’ve been pairing with every little thing this fall.)
  • Hanging Toiletry Bag (A journey game-changer. So useful for organizing a lot of toiletries.)


Pumpkin Icebox Cake (Such a easy dish and a enjoyable different to pumpkin pie this vacation season.)

Pumpkin Icebox Cake

Chopped Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts Salad (Lastly a salad you’ll be able to prep forward with out worrying about it getting wilted!)

Chopped Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Query of the Day

What’s one factor you might be loving this week?