Hello associates! Completely happy Monday and I hope that my associates who had been celebrating yesterday loved a blessed Easter. We had an amazing day with our fam.
The enjoyable began off with an Easter basket scavenger hunt. It extended the Easter basket enjoyable and P cherished following all the clues. Their baskets had been ready for them within the storage:
(They at all times get new swimsuits of their basket; this 12 months it was these. Liv additionally obtained a brand new slime, lululemon bag, and sports activities bra, and P obtained an otter puppet, motion figures, and somewhat sloth. They each obtained some peeps and chocolate eggs, too.)
Subsequent, we did the egg hunt outdoors – the Easter bunny was difficult with the hiding spots this 12 months – and obtained prepared for brunch at my aunt’s with my dad’s facet of the household. Nana’s well-known egg dish and French toast had been there, together with fruit, salad, cinnamon rolls, ham, potatoes, bellinis, mimosas, espresso, and countless desserts. It was every little thing.
My contribution to the feast was Ina Garten smoked salmon tartines on selfmade sourdough. SO straightforward and so so good.
We got here dwelling to chill out afterwards, P jumped into the pool, we obtained the turkey out of the smoker for dinner, and I made gravy for the turkey + brownies to take to madre’s.
We completed the night at madre’s home with one other meals avalanche and sugar coma, and fantastic firm. The children are off faculty at this time (YESSS) so their associates are coming over to play, and I’m catching up on issues round the home. I additionally did one thing to my again this weekend so I’m hoping the chiro can sneak me in for an emergency tune-up this am.
I hope you had an exquisite weekend, too!
For at this time’s publish, I believed it might be enjoyable to put in writing a At the moment weblog publish just like the weblog days of yore. I at all times love when Julie does these posts, so I figured I’d publish one and meet up with ya’ll. I’d love to listen to your responses to those prompts, too!
At the moment: April 2023
Right here’s what’s happening currently round right here:
At the moment watching:
nothing! I would like one other previous film to look at whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 in case you’ve been wanting one!). If in case you have any recs, please ship them my means! These days I’ve been watching IHP modules whereas I roast, nevertheless it’s very exhausting to take notes when your arm motion is restricted and also you’re dripping in sweat lol. I can’t anticipate the brand new Brigerton sequence to launch and will certainly be watching that.
Present magnificence obsession:
This Eminence turmeric energizing therapy. My facialist really helpful this to me and it feels AMAZING. It heats up whenever you first apply it after which cools off. You let it set for 10-Half-hour after which rinse it off.
From the web site:
Formulated with turmeric, citrine gems and zeolite, this spicy golden powder awakens the pores and skin. As you slowly add water, activate your therapy right into a fluffy mousse bursting with power. Embrace the nice and cozy, exfoliating sensation and reveal silky, luminous pores and skin.
My pores and skin undoubtedly feels much less boring after I exploit this therapy about as soon as every week. I at all times like to change up my skincare routine and that is undoubtedly in my high 5 merchandise proper now.
At the moment studying:
The Visitor Listing. I like the web page turner facet of thriller-ish books, however usually keep away from them. Books which are heavy on trauma and violence are typically an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is mostly okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris House however I’m nonetheless having fun with it. I must be completed with it tonight and might’t wait to see what finally ends up occurring.
At the moment consuming:
Extra smoked salmon tartines. I cherished this combo a lot (the gravlax sauce makes it), it’s going to be a breakfast staple together with a facet of scrambled eggs. Chef’s kiss.
At the moment enthusiastic about:
Summer time journey! We’re lastly taking the infants to Europe and I can’t. wait. We’re doing Italy and Greece, and it must be magical. They’re going to be blown away by the extremely meals and surroundings, and Greece is someplace I’ve at all times wished to go to. We now have additional time in Rome, so please let me know in case you hav any high restaurant strategies.
We are going to seemingly be doing a cooking class or family-friendly tour whereas we’re there, too.
At the moment carrying:
Aviator Nation something. Betsy obtained me hooked on this final summer season and there’s been no turning again. The garments are SO delicate and dreamy – excellent once I’m working from dwelling – however I made the error of getting the youngsters on board with their stuff, too.
I used to be feeling cute in my AN shirt and new shorts till the Pilot stated, “Hey there, Flash. Are you operating quick in your bolt shirt?” lol. He doesn’t perceive.
At the moment sipping:
Bone broth with lemon and sea salt in a mug. It’s so warming and comforting, and I’m having fun with this combo till it’s formally too scorching for bone broth round right here.
So, inform me associates: what are you studying, watching, carrying, and enthusiastic about proper now?? I’d love to listen to what’s happening in your life.