Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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I can't believe that Monday is the first of July. It feels like June just flew by in an instant. Between our vacation, Father's Day and the girls recital (and prep), I feel like we were constantly busy. But being busy is a good thing. Definitely for children. I hope July brings a lot of beach days, sunshine and more fun.

Onto Friday Favorites and Happenings.

ONE. This week J Crew and J Crew factory were having a sale and I scooped up a few things. You can't beat up to 70% off.

I have been loving skirts lately and I grabbed another one. This one is out of my normal comfort zone as I don't really wear red, but I just think it is perfect for the summer.
J Crew Pull On Bow Poppy Skirt

Then I grabbed this wear to work t-shirt to go with it and other skirts that I have.
J Crew Wear to Work Tee

Then I grabbed another pair of sleep shorts. These shorts are the best. They are comfy, light weight and cute.
J Crew Sleep Short

And finally I grabbed these work pants. I have a pair of them already and I love them. They pull up, are a heavier weight fabric, have pockets (in the front and back) and are really comfy. I wear these on cooler days and during the Fall and Winter. But when you see them on sale, you grab them.
J Crew Gigi Pant

TWO. In a couple of weeks, I will be attending the celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe. It is one of my favorite Tahoe events. You get to walk a beautiful golf course, watch celebrities play golf, take pictures with celebrities and be on the lake all day long. 

I didn't get to go last year, but I have been almost every year in year's past. This year, I am going with Rory and my dad. And since I needed some new golf gear (I already bought a new pair of shorts and polo), I decided to try out the golf skorts.

I looked around online and found that Kohl's had the best prices on what I wanted. I got a Nike golf skort and it fits perfectly. I had a gift card from there and some Kohl's cash, so I got this baby for free (basically). I got it in a size small, but could have sized down to a extra small. A small still fits well and the shorts underneath are a perfect fit.
Nike Golf Skort

THREE. I know I have mentioned this thing a lot, but I just want to share how amazing it is. My milk frother. I have been using it at work and it makes my day so much better. Yes, a less than $15 product brightens my day that much more. 

When I was home while the girls were in the NICU and while I was on maternity leave, I made myself a latte every morning. It was soooo nice. Well, I don't have an espresso machine at work, so I convince my husband to get lattes out pretty often. But ever since I got my milk frother, I love drinking coffee at work. I use coffee (duh), half and half or milk, one pump of my vanilla syrup and then froth my milk or cream. It is a game changer and soooo much better than just coffee and cream.
 Zulay Milk Frother (and it has a coupon for $2 off, so it is $12.99)

FOUR. Did you know that traditional loofa's carry bacteria? That they are pretty unsanitary and need to be replaced every two months? I know about the second part, but not how unsanitary they are. I have been using them for about 20 years or more and my girls use them too. Until last week when I came across an article about them. Then I did some research and found an alternative that both the girls and I love. No this isn't sponsored. We just love this product and want to make sure you are not using the traditional loofa's. Enter the silicone body scrubber. The soap still suds up big time, it exfoliates, cleans out really well and can be additionally cleaned in the dishwasher. Plus it is soft too.
Avilana Exfoliating Body Scrubber (2 Pack)

FIVE. Funnies for the week.
My girls still do this. So gross.

This is awful, but this one is funny to me just because of the word shart. My girls recently learned what a shart is and now I can't stop laughing when I hear the word.

Need I say anymore?

I am linking up with AprilA Little Bit of EverythingMeet @ the Barre and Becky.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Hahhah the shart meme! I probably would have thought (and written) the same thing 😂

  2. I was just thinking this morning that I can't believe that by Monday it will be July! It sounds like you've had a busy month and fun things planned for next! That Nike skort is so cute!

    1. thank you! I really hope I get enough use out of the Nike skort, but it is perfect for golf and golf outtings. Have a great weekend!

  3. E drinks the bath water too, so gross. Need to get those silicone scrubbers, e would love that.

    1. They are sooo soft too. I hate when my kids drink from the bath. It totally grosses me out.

  4. hahaha YES to bath water. My boys do it all the time! BUT they've been showering lately instead, so hallelujah to that! I love those JCrew sleep shorts, too. So cute! Happy Friday!

    1. I have been wanting my girls to shower more, but that only happens every so often. The bath water thing is just too gross. Those are the best shorts and soooo cheap too. Have a great weekend!

  5. Your funnies made me laugh out loud. Cute skirts and I love my frother!! Happy Weekend gorgeous!

  6. Hahahaha the dirty bath water meme is true and gross over here too!!! I love the skirt and shorts you got, pretty! I love our frother! I don’t know how I did life without one before

  7. I love both that poppy skirt & thoes jammies! Super cute!!!!
    OK -I love silicone scrubbers - I've not seen one that has that much of a bristle before - I've totally got to check it out!

  8. Ugh, our kids used to drink the bath water and it made me so sick just watching it. Thankfully they both take showers now so we don't have to worry about that anymore. Haha.