Friday, December 27, 2019

Friday Favorites

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I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!! I know we did. We are still recovering from all the food, fun and libations.

Onto Friday Favorite and Happenings.

ONE. So this isn't a favorite, but more of an update. About a year ago, I tried the Billie razor. Everyone was raving about it and I wanted to try it out. I hate going to the store to buy new razors, so this seemed like a great deal. Especially since my husband has been using the Dollar Shave Club for years.

Well, after almost a year of use (since February), I have went back to my beloved Gillette razors. I feel like with the Billie razor, I had to try to keep track of how often I used my razor. They said on average, you should change it out every 9 shaves. Well I signed up for the package that ships every 2 months. Basically, I shave once to twice a week. Well at 9 shaves, I rarely remembered to change it out monthly. Or I would change it after 4 uses because I forgot.

I think what pushed me over and back to Gillette was I got razor burn with two different razor heads in a row. And I am talking horrible razor burn on my legs. It hurt to put lotion on them. So I went back to my old one and I will do a subscription on amazon.
I use this one.

TWO. I was looking for a Christmas/Birthday gift for Walter and I came across two things that we needed for him. And so far we love both of them, so I wanted to share them with you. We also got Walter some treats and other fun stuff for his stocking.

Since it has been getting dark earlier, we needed a light on Walter, so we could see him and others could see him at night. I searched on Amazon and other places, but ended up buying this little guy. You can use it on your keys, hook it on your pet's collar or on yourself. Plus it emits a pretty good amount of light. You can push it once for a solid light or twice for a flashing light.
SpotLit LED Pet Light

THREE. Second, we bought Walter a new leash. We have had about 3 leashes over the last 7 1/2 years, but we have always went back to our original one. It is a simple 6 ft leash. But we do use other ones depending on what we are doing. 

A co-worker mentioned that they walk their dog with a bungee leash. That way it give the dog a bit of freedom without the retractable leash which sometimes gets stuck.

So we chose the Kong Bungee Leash in 6 ft.
Kong Bungee 6 ft. Leash

FOUR. Last week the girls had their Christmas dance recital. The dance academy did part Nutcracker and part Christmas theme. The girls were little mice for their song and they nailed it. I have the cutest little video of their part on my IG feed (under dance) plus some photos from the evening. They did two shows and rocked it!!!

FIVE. Funnies for the week.

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

Have a great weekend!


  1. Such adorable mice! I use gilette razors too.

    1. I used them for years and they were the best. Thank you!!!

  2. Those mice are so stinkin' cute!! I saw that light ball in line at Home Depot and joked it would really help me find my keys in the bottom of my bag.

    1. Thank you! It helps us track our dog at night. Ha. Love all its uses.

  3. I like the funnies.

  4. Hahaha teleporting...if only! Love the girls Nutcracker costumes - just too cute!

    1. I know, right? Thank you so much. They were adorable!