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 actually felt like an correct reference to the busyness that comes in the course of the vacation season and, apparently, MAY. Phew!

Our calendar is actually full proper now nevertheless it’s momentary and, for probably the most half, full of 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 now have a couple 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 buddies on Saturday night for lake enjoyable and s’mores. I’m hoping to have a second to recap every thing on the weblog on Monday however till then, I hope you take pleasure in an exquisite weekend!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

(Skirt: Amazon — I’m within the yellow in a medium / High: Outdated however I feel Amazon, too! This one appears virtually similar / Lace-up sandals: Amazon / Paperclip chain necklace: Amazon / Ryder’s footwear: Adidas — they had been Chase’s and cross 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 had been invited into their school rooms for muffins and an lovable Mom’s Day exercise/track. Rhett repeatedly instructed me “Comfortable Birthday” (holidays are tough for 2-year-olds) and was all-in on the muffin a part of “Muffins with Mother” whereas Ryder made me a gorgeous yellow flower card, planted wildflowers in a pot he painted and carried out an lovable Mom’s Day track. Ever since having kids, I can wholeheartedly say the hassle academics and faculties 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 strong advice for a new-to-me model of ice cream so as to add to your must-try listing. I’ve all the time stated there’s a motive the highest semi-fancy ice cream firms (Ben & Jerry’s and Haagen-Dazs) stay on the high. They make severely 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 manner by way of a bunch of their flavors and have but to be dissatisfied. 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 advocate each single a kind of flavors and can’t wait to attempt 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 Target 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 in every of their white linen tees in retailer and located myself reaching for it over and over as a result of it paired so nicely with every thing 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 liked all of them! They’re a fantastic staple for informal mother life and I really like the longer sleeves. For some motive 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 12 months once more!! Supergoop!’s annual springtime sale is right here and that is the sale I take full benefit of each single 12 months as a result of we like their sunscreen in our home! Their sunscreen grew to become 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 depart a white solid and gives nice safety. Since Supergoop! not often goes on sale, I exploit this time of 12 months to refill on all of our favorites at 20% off. (Price noting for these serious about clear sunscreen, nearly all of Supergoop! sunscreen I researched on the EWG web site obtained a 2 or 3 score 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 advocate their Bestsellers Starter Kit in the event you’re unfamiliar with Supergoop! to see if it’s a great match for you. It comes with three of the merchandise talked about under that we love!

  • Supergoop! Play Everyday Lotion SPF 50: We purchase the large 18-ounce measurement and I LOVE the pump as a result of it makes making use of sunscreen to a few energetic children just a little simpler. We undergo SO MUCH sunscreen all summer time 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 once we’re out and about with the children and that is our go-to. I all the time have this in my pool again for a quick-reapply of sunscreen once 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 in your face, Supergoop! has you lined with this 100% mineral sunscreen! It feels moisturizing to my face and is made with components like bush clover extract to assist scale back indicators of getting older. Win, win.
  • Supergoop! Glow Screen SPF 40: Consider this as a hybrid sunscreen/make-up primer! It offers my pores and skin a dewy look and is almost sheer however there’s a delicate tint to it that I like as a result of I really feel prefer it makes my pores and skin look just a little higher than sunscreen alone. I additionally preserve this in my pool/seashore 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 12 months however I stand behind all of those suggestions from final 12 months’s reward information in the event 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?