Issues I am Loving Friday #467

Friday is heeere! How are you? How was your week? Earlier this week one among 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 nevertheless it’s non permanent 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 all the boys are performed with college for the summer season.

As for the weekend forward, I’m excited for it as a result of we’ve just a few issues on the agenda, starting from a giant bounce home occasion that appears superior and a make-up soccer recreation for Chase to internet hosting our buddies on Saturday night for lake enjoyable and s’mores. I’m hoping to have a second to recap all the things on the weblog on Monday however till then, I hope you take pleasure in a beautiful weekend!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

(Skirt: Amazon — I’m within the yellow in a medium / High: Outdated however I believe Amazon, too! This one appears nearly an identical / Lace-up sandals: Amazon / Paperclip chain necklace: Amazon / Ryder’s sneakers: Adidas — they have been Chase’s and cross the hand-me-down check which is a rarity for sneakers! ) 

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/track. Rhett repeatedly instructed me “Comfortable 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 wonderful yellow flower card, planted wildflowers in a pot he painted and carried out an lovable Mom’s Day track. Ever since having youngsters, I can wholeheartedly say the trouble lecturers and colleges pour into occasions like this make a distinction and actually assist dad and mom and caregivers really feel the love. It was such a particular morning!

Ice cream lovers, I’ve a stable suggestion for a new-to-me model of ice cream so as to add to your must-try listing. I’ve at all times stated there’s a purpose the highest semi-fancy ice cream firms (Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen-Dazs) stay on the high. They make critically good ice cream that’s wealthy and creamy, in no way icy, has good mouth-feel (sounds bizarre however iykyk) and spot-on flavors. Nicely, Van Leeuwen ice cream is LEGIT and deserves a spot up there with the massive guys. I’m making my manner via a bunch of their flavors and have but to be upset. I discovered through 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 will have a brand new tremendous fan! (For native buddies, 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 Goal tanks on the weblog and this week I needed to give a shout out to their comfortable linen tees. Goal is outwardly having a second on easy staples proper now! I initially bought one among their white linen tees in retailer and located myself reaching for it again and again as a result of it paired so nicely with all the things 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 nicely. Spoiler alert: I cherished all of them! They’re an amazing staple for informal mother life and I like the longer sleeves. For some purpose I really feel like so many t-shirts hit me at a clumsy 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 buddies on the market, it is a cropped high 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 dad and mom and sister and her household obsessive about it as nicely as a result of it applies so easily (NOT sticky!), doesn’t go away a white solid and presents nice safety. Since Supergoop! not often goes on sale, I take advantage of this time of yr to replenish on all of our favorites at 20% off. (Value noting for these inquisitive about clear sunscreen, nearly all of Supergoop! sunscreen I researched on the EWG web site acquired a 2 or 3 ranking which I personally assume is nice for a product we’re utilizing every day within the summertime.)

Under one can find a breakdown of our household’s favourite Supergoop! finds. I additionally suggest their Bestsellers Starter Kit should you’re unfamiliar with Supergoop! to see if it’s a very good 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 measurement and I LOVE the pump as a result of it makes making use of sunscreen to a few energetic children slightly simpler. We undergo SO MUCH sunscreen all summer season lengthy and this measurement is the very best 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: Should you’re on the lookout for the clearest of the clear sunscreen in your face, Supergoop! has you coated with this 100% mineral sunscreen! It feels moisturizing to my face and is made with substances like bush clover extract to assist cut back indicators of ageing. 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 sort of 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 preserve this in my pool/seaside bag and find it irresistible 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 manner.


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 should you’re on the lookout for a last-minute reward concept.)

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?