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Friday, February 19, 2021

Friday Favorites and Happenings

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Happy Friday all! This week flew by for us. We had Monday off from work and then I have a half day today at work. We don't have much planned for this weekend other than using our mini waffle maker again and doing some stuff around the house.

Onto Friday favorites and happenings.

ONE. Last Saturday, Rory and I had a date night out. We celebrated an early Valentine's day and that I am well on my way to being fully recovered. I had another post-op with my doctor yesterday, but I will talk about that later.

Anyways, I thought I would share our date night. Sadly, we didn't get a photo together. Super lame. But Rory did capture a picture of me and I captured one of him, but he didn't share it.

Hamachi Crudo

Avocado salad

Filet Oscar (Rory had a rib eye that I didn't photograph as well as French onion soup)

Roasted brussel sprouts with bacon and macadamia nuts

Key lime tart


TWO. So I have had my eye on two things at Sephora recently and I purchased them and thought I would try them out and report back. First is the Iconic London Illuminator Liquid Highlight in Original. These are drops that you can add to your cheekbones, eyes around the eyebrow area, on your nose, etc. It gives your face a slight shimmer and brightens you up. I know with my skin, I feel like winter sucks the life out of it. And since I wear makeup daily (even just a little bit which you can use this with or without makeup), I thought I would give my face some life. I will let you know what I think. Have you tried it?

Iconic London Illuminator Liquid Highlight

THREE. The other item that I purchased is the Fenty Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer. I have heard nothing but amazing things about Fenty products, but yet I haven't tried them. On Sephora, this gloss gets 4 1/2 stars with over 11,000 reviews. I bought it in the color Fu$$y. Yes I know that wearing it while you wear a mask is mute, but I can put it on after I arrive at a place.

Fenty Gloss Bomb Lip Luminizer

FOUR. As part of my Valentine's Day gift from Rory, he got me Dermalogica Neck Fit Contour Serum. Wow that is a mouth full. My esthetician uses Dermalogica products on me and therefore, I use them to wash my face, mask and treat my dark spots. So when Rory got me this new product, I couldn't wait to try it. I saw a blogger use it on Try it Tuesday and she said it was doing good things. So I have been using it for close to a week now and I love it. I feel like it is working. Slowly, but it is firming up my neck. I will report back after a month of use.

Dermalogica Neck Fit Contour Serum

FIVE. Weekly funnies.

This couldn't be more true. And I went just this week. Reminder to set your appt and get yourself checked out.

This. I definitely feel this way.

The irony.

One of the worst parts about being an adult.

Have a great weekend. I am linking up with A Little Bit of Everything.

32 comments :

  1. Glad you are well on your way to being fully recovered. Your dinner out sounds wonderful.

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    1. It was very nice to get out and enjoy ourselves. And thank you.

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  2. Your Valentine’s dinner looks oh so yummy!! Glad y’all had a good time!!

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  3. Yay for date night! Your dessert looks mouth-watering! Your funnies always crack me up!

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    1. It was really good. I am glad you enjoy the funnies!

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  4. You look beautiful on date night! You have me super intrigued about this neck serum. I'm definitely thinking about getting it now!

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    1. You are so sweet. Thank you so much. I am loving the neck serum. Never thought I would need it, but it is helping for sure.

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  5. Your date night food looks so good! I have heard lots of good things about Fenty lip products. I grabbed a drugstore dupe for it that a lot of people were raving about a few months back and it was amazing, so I am sure the real thing is even better!

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    1. I have heard lots of good things too. What is the dupe you are talking about?

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  6. That dinner looks so tasty! And your memes are great. I totally hide my bra and undies too. ;)

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    1. It was sooo good. I am glad I am not the only one who does that. It is so funny that we do.

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  7. Glad you had a great date night out celebrating an early Valentine's Day and your recovery! You looked so pretty and the food looks like it was yummy! Enjoy your weekend!

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    1. Thank you so much. I sooo appreciate the compliment. Especially after having surgery before that. We have a lot of date night catching up to do, but it was nice to get out!

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  8. That date night looked great - the food looked so yummy! xo, Biana BlovedBoston

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  9. The dinner out looks great! Yeah, I definitely put my underwear under my jeans at the doctor!

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    1. It is so funny that we all do that, but I just don't want them hanging out. Ha. And dinner was pretty amazing. So good to get out.

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  10. I'm glad you and Rory got to enjoy a date night! Hope great to hear you on your way to being fully recovered. I hope you have a great weekend!

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    1. I am sooo glad that I am healing well. I still have to take it easy, but things are healing slowly but surely. Date night was sooo needed and we felt safe at dinner. They took a lot of precautions.

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  11. I'm so glad you're recovering well! And definitely let us know how the neck serum is after you've used it for a while! I only just recently started paying attention to the skin on my neck and it looks much older than the skin on my face since it's always been exposed to the sun. I've started wearing sunscreen every single day so I'm hoping to slow the aging process now, but I need something to undo the damage that was already done. Haha.

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    1. I definitely will let you guys know. So far, I am loving it. And it is so easy to do. That is why this has been awesome. I don't pay attention to my neck either. But now I need to do that more often. Always wear sunscreen! This helps with that damage for sure. But I will review in a month!

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  12. Sounds and looks like a lovely date night! All the food looks so good, and so do you! Your funnies are so spot on! Can't wait for a full report on the neck stuff. Have a great weekend!

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    1. It was a great night out. It has been too long. Thank you so much. You are so sweet. After having surgery, I was worried I would be going out in sweats. Ha. But a comfy dress and blazer worked! I will definitely be reviewing the neck stuff. I am sooo enjoying it!

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  13. Girl you're gonna get me in trouble if I spend anymore money on makeup! I need that stuff ASAP! I always love a nice glow! That keylime tart looks amazing!!!!!

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    1. Haha. I feel the same way. I love a nice glow too! The food was amazing. I couldn't even eat it all.

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  14. I am intrigued about that highlighter and neck serum. Can’t wait to hear your thoughts. Have a great weekend!

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    1. So far I LOVE the neck serum. I have been taking photos to see progress and will post in a month. I just got the highlighter, so I haven't used it yet. Hope you had a great weekend!

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  15. I'm glad you are recovering well! Your dinner look so yum, especially that key lime tart!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  16. Those brussel sprouts look delish! I actually have the London Illuminator Liquid Highlight. Got it with a BoxyCharm subscription box. I really like it. I think you will too.

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    1. Oh that is great to know. I need to look into this BoxyCharm box.

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