Friday is right here! Woop! We’re wanting ahead to this night as a result of we’ve plans to hold on the pool with pals after which tomorrow I’m off to Milwaukee! I’m Wisconsin-bound to rejoice the fortieth birthday of one among my greatest pals from faculty. A small group of us will probably be celebrating my buddy Ashley on the Kenny Chesney live performance and I can’t wait!

I nonetheless needed to take a second to share this week’s roundup of favorites with you guys earlier than logging off so please carry on scrolling in the event you’d prefer to test them out. Get pleasure from your weekend, my pals!

Issues I’m Loving Friday

  • Celebrating Ryder’s sixth Birthday!

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Despite the fact that we did a household party celebration in Florida for our center man, we had to verify to make Ryder really feel a little bit additional cherished on his actual sixth birthday, too! On Tuesday Ryder turned six years outdated and we celebrated with a day on the arcade with pals and a night swim on the pool. Ryder was on cloud 9 all day and requested snow cones topped with whipped cream in lieu of birthday cake this 12 months and while you’re the birthday boy, that’s precisely what you get! I’m nonetheless planning to share a 6-year-old replace about Ryder (I actually love writing them for my very own reminiscences) although I’m not certain the way it’s potential that my little brown-eyed mohawked child boy is SIX. How!?

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One other mother and I had an excellent giggle over these watermelon ball pool toys on the pool this week as a result of clearly we have been each focused by the identical Amazon advert and couldn’t resist including them to our carts. They have been a birthday current for Ryder and I ordered them after studying critiques that made them sound actually distinctive and simply plain cool! They ended up being a slam dunk birthday reward as each Chase and Ryder shortly turned obsessive about them. The balls are made in a approach that allows you to go them underwater (a HUGE hit for our large youngsters who loooove underwater time), dribble them underwater, and so on. They’ve had one of the best time making a bunch of various video games and challenges with these pool toys they usually’ll completely be a go-to reward for me to offer to their pals with summer season birthdays this 12 months. Notice: I’m actually glad I acquired the two pack of watermelon balls that features the smaller rainbow ball as a result of that one is a little bit simpler for youthful youngsters to handle. Each balls have been performed with day-after-day on the pool this week!

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(Sarong: Amazon / Pool bag: Amazon / Sandals: TKEES / Swimsuit: Maaji

File this sarong beneath my most-used new buy of the summer season! I ordered this sarong again in March after I was dreaming of the pool and lake days forward and it has far exceeded my expectations. I packed three completely different coverup choices to put on throughout our journey to Florida since we go to the seaside and pool day-after-day throughout our visits and this was the one one I discovered myself utilizing! It was simply really easy to tie round my waist and the light-weight material meant it was nonetheless good and funky and it dried out shortly if it acquired moist. There’s additionally sufficient material to tie it up and put on it as a costume coverup on the pool as properly. It washes properly and I couldn’t resist ordering it in one other coloration to offer me some choices since I’ve been carrying it to the pool every day.

My score: A- / Style: Psychological Thriller 

This ebook was a wild journey. I had an excellent buddy inform me to learn it some time again however I used to be misplaced within the Throne of Glass abyss and didn’t have the prospect to dive into the ebook till this week. I learn it in two nights as a result of I used to be so into it! The novel is a darkish psychological thriller that had me flying by way of the second half of the ebook. It’s disturbing, twisty, inventive and unsettling. I don’t need to say an excessive amount of as I really feel like a variety of what I need to discuss concerning this ebook would lead to spoilers for many who haven’t learn it, however in the event you sometimes take pleasure in thrillers, this ebook felt completely different than your common cookie-cutter thriller and saved me guessing.

None of That is True begins when two girls discover themselves in the identical restaurant celebrating their forty fifth birthdays on the identical night. Josie is straight away captivated by Alix and when she sees a card on the desk the place Alix is celebrating with pals, she realizes they’re birthday twins. They chat briefly over their shared birthday and when the 2 girls stumble upon one another once more a number of days later, Josie admits she started listening to Alix’s podcasts after their dialog within the restaurant. Josie tells Alix she has a narrative to inform for her podcast and assures Alix it’s a narrative that deserves to be heard. A journalist at coronary heart, Alix is intrigued if not a little bit unsettled by Josie, and the ladies start assembly to file Josie’s life story. As Alix begins to be taught extra about Josie’s darkish secrets and techniques, she turns into more and more involved, a sense that solely intensifies when Josie begins inserting herself in Alix’s life in methods Alix by no means anticipated.

Could’s high 10 publish is a little bit delayed as I missed my first Friday publish of the month whereas we have been in Florida! Thanks to weblog reader Jenna for reminding me to share this recap of Could’s high 10 weblog posts and your high 10 favorites from final month!

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Finest Sellers

  • Amazon Sports activities Bra (10/10 high quality, flattering match and supportive. I like it as somebody with a small chest however critiques are nice for bigger chests, too. I now have it in 3 colours!)
  • Light-weight Pajama Set (Light-weight and breezy and ideal for summer season. Notice: The highest is longer than it seems within the photographs on-line which I like.)
  • Skylar Vanilla Sky Candle (I LOVE that so lots of you’re loving this clear candle. The scent fills a room so properly with essentially the most lovely, cozy vanilla scent.)
  • Breezy Button-Down High (The right breezy summertime button-down.)
  • Wiggle Automobile Experience-On Toy (Gotta love a toy your youngsters will play with for years! All three of our boys nonetheless fly round on these vehicles repeatedly they usually started utilizing them after they have been solely two years outdated!)
  • Child Crew Socks (The socks our boys put on on repeat. The cutest retro look!)
  • Supergoop! Play On a regular basis Sunscreen (Our household’s go-to sunscreen for years.)
  • Silicone Lid (Replaces plastic wrap/foil to maintain meals contemporary with a powerful seal.)
  • Neon Crop High (The exercise high I’ve been carrying on repeat.)
  • Aspect-Tie Seashore Skirt (I like a midi skirt and the gauzy material of this one makes it ultimate for summer season — aka not too scorching! I even wore it within the Florida warmth and it wasn’t too steamy.)


Ceviche-Impressed Shrimp and Edamame Salad (I swear I might eat this salad each single day for lunch, particularly through the summer season months!)

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough In a single day Oats (My breakfast yesterday!)

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Query of the Day

What’s one factor you’re loving this week?