Friday, October 13, 2017

Five for Friday

Hello and welcome to my Five for Friday! I am linking up with Cup of Tea Bright on a BudgetDella Devoted, and BYBMG!

1. Well, the most exciting bit of news around here was the release of the new Star Wars trailer as well as movie tickets being released! We're big Star Wars fans so we are really excited about it! We were able to get tickets for opening night, which also happens to be my birthday! None of us have ever been to a movie opening night, so it should be really fun!
2. Along the same line as my #1, whether or not you are a Star Wars fan, on The Tonight Show they had Shaq do all the voices on the Star Wars trailer and it is SO FUNNY! You have to skip to 3:25 on the video but it is so worth it. Makes me laugh every time!

3. I'm not usually a fruity flavored candy fan, I typically pick chocolate over anything else, but these fruit chews are SO GOOD! They are so much better than Starburst. There's several other flavors but the pomegranate & nectarine is my favorite! I haven't found them locally, but I usually add them to my cart on Amazon whenever I make an order.
4. There is an air show this weekend in our area and since we live near the airport we got to see the Thunderbirds and the Snowbirds flying overhead practicing.  We got to see them fly in formation which was pretty neat! We weren't planning on going at first, but I think we might go now. Have you ever been to an air show? 

5. My mom and I were at Costco earlier this week and they had this huge pile of puzzles along with the one below. It's just so weird. I'm not sure why anyone would buy a puzzle like that. It is just too weird!
Hope you have a great weekend!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Five for Friday

Hello and welcome to my Five for Friday! I am linking up with Cup of Tea Bright on a BudgetDella Devoted, and BYBMG!

1. This week has been all about getting stuff done! I've had some things on my to-do list for so long and I finally just tackled them all. Well, almost all of them. (I've got one left I'm still working on.) But it's so nice to finally cross some things off!

2. I picked these up at Trader Joe's last week and they are so good! I've had the mini peanut butter cups which are really good, but these are great too! I think I actually like the bigger ones better. Which is odd because I typically like the mini version of anything the best.
3. I ordered this nail polish from Sephora back in January (it was on clearance) and they've since stopped carrying the brand (but I found it on Amazon if you're interested.) and I'm really liking the color. I typically gravitate toward darker nail colors for some reason and this is a great dark cranberry color which is perfect for fall.
4. Since it's fall and it's gotten a little cooler, I decided to make some soup! I made my first batch of minestrone soup with rosemary and olive oil focaccia for dinner earlier this week and it was so good! What's your favorite kind of soup?
5. In case you missed it, earlier this week I shared a currently post! I just shared a few things that I've been up to lately!

Hope you have a great weekend!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Working on - I'm finally working on my scrapbook from the trip my brother and I took to San Francisco back in 2014! I've been wanting to work on it for a while, and I finally got caught up on some other stuff and have had the time to do it. It was such a fun, yet short trip and it's been nice to see all those pictures again! I really hope to get back to San Francisco one of these days!

Watching - Lots of shows! Most of our fall shows have started up again, so that has been nice! We're watching: Dateline, The X Factor UK, The Voice, Shark Tank, Designated Survivor, and we're looking forward to Madam Secretary starting on Sunday. 

My sister and I started watching the new show The Brave, and so far it's pretty good. I also watched the first episode of SEAL Team and it's okay. I'll have to give that one another episode or two to see if it gets better. Have you watched any new shows? Or enjoying any that are back on?

Reading - I just finished The Lying Game by Ruth Ware. (It was terrible. Don't waste your time. Seriously. Don't.) as well as The Lost Girl of Astor Street which was pretty good. I also just started rereading Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows.

Buying - I've gotten several new clothing items lately, so I'm thinking I might put together a clothing haul post. 

Needing -  Try to figure out some new blog posts. I haven't really done anything and just don't have much to talk about right now. So it's not that I don't want to blog, it's just hard coming up with content sometimes! Is there anything you all would like to see?

Have you been up to anything fun or interesting lately?

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

September Ipsy Glam Bag Review

Ciaté London Wonderwand Mascara in Black Magic: I was pretty disappointed with this mascara. It just didn't do anything. I put three coats of it on and it still looked like I wasn't really wearing any mascara. It just didn't make my lashes look long or full or anything.
Pixi by Petra Fresh Face Blush in Beach Rose: The color of this blush subtle, but overall a nice color. I think if you have a darker skin tone you won't notice it too much. It's also very matte as well. I thought it was nice.
 NEOGEN Dermalogy Real Flower Cleansing Water - Calendula: I really liked this product! I like that it's for sensitive skin, so it was super gentle and not at all drying. It left my skin feeling soft, smooth, and clean. I thought the scent was nice too! I also liked that the top had a smaller opening so it was easy to have some control over how much comes out.
 P.R.M.I.T Beauty GELlusion in September (Virgo): I just really didn't care for this color. It looked darker in the bottle, but when I went to put it on it was a pretty obnoxious bright blue that I just didn't like. I only got two fingernails painted before I had to take it off!
 ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix in Glam Bag: I've been wanting to try a ColourPop product since I first signed up for Ipsy over a year ago and this is the first time they've sent me one. I was kind of on the fence about the color, but it's just too bright for me. It goes on smooth and creamy, and it's a super bold color when on, but unfortunately not something I could get much use out of.
Overall this wasn't too exciting of a bag for me. I really liked the cleansing water and the blush, but the rest of the products were disappointing.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Some Scrapbooking

Today I thought I would share some of the recent scrapbook pages I've done. These are all pictures from last year as I am trying to get caught up on my pictures! I've linked the posts that go along with the page if you are interested in seeing those!