Hi mates! Happy Monday and I hope that my mates who had been celebrating yesterday loved a blessed Easter. We had an important day with our fam.
The enjoyable began off with an Easter basket scavenger hunt. It extended the Easter basket enjoyable and P beloved following all the clues. Their baskets had been ready for them within the storage:
(They all the time get new swimsuits of their basket; this yr it was these. Liv additionally acquired a brand new slime, lululemon bag, and sports activities bra, and P acquired an otter puppet, motion figures, and a bit sloth. They each acquired some peeps and chocolate eggs, too.)
Next, we did the egg hunt outdoors – the Easter bunny was tough with the hiding spots this yr – and acquired prepared for brunch at my aunt’s with my dad’s aspect 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 infinite desserts. It was every little thing.
My contribution to the feast was Ina Garten smoked salmon tartines on do-it-yourself sourdough. SO straightforward and so so good.
We got here house to calm down afterwards, P jumped into the pool, we acquired 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 great firm. The children are off faculty immediately (YESSS) so their mates 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 a beautiful weekend, too!
For immediately’s publish, I believed it might be enjoyable to jot down a Currently weblog publish just like the weblog days of yore. I all the time 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!
Currently: April 2023
Here’s what’s happening currently round right here:
nothing! I want one other outdated film to look at whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 when you’ve been wanting one!). If you will have any recs, please ship them my manner! Lately I’ve been watching IHP modules whereas I roast, nevertheless it’s very laborious to take notes when your arm motion is restricted and also you’re dripping in sweat lol. I can’t look forward to the brand new Brigerton collection to launch and will certainly be watching that.
Current magnificence obsession:
This Eminence turmeric energizing remedy. My facialist beneficial 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 gem stones and zeolite, this spicy golden powder awakens the pores and skin. As you slowly add water, activate your remedy right into a fluffy mousse bursting with vitality. Embrace the nice and cozy, exfoliating sensation and reveal silky, luminous pores and skin.
My pores and skin positively feels much less uninteresting after I take advantage of this remedy about as soon as per week. I all the time like to modify up my skincare routine and that is positively in my high 5 merchandise proper now.
The Guest List. I really like the web page turner side of thriller-ish books, however usually keep away from them. Books which can be heavy on trauma and violence are usually an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is usually okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris Apartment 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 taking place.
More smoked salmon tartines. I beloved this combo a lot (the gravlax sauce makes it), it’s going to be a breakfast staple together with a aspect of scrambled eggs. Chef’s kiss.
Currently enthusiastic about:
Summer 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 all the time needed to go to. We have further time in Rome, so please let me know when you hav any high restaurant solutions.
We will seemingly be doing a cooking class or family-friendly tour whereas we’re there, too.
Aviator Nation something. Betsy acquired me hooked on this final summer time and there’s been no turning again. The garments are SO gentle and dreamy – good after I’m working from house – however I made the error of getting the children 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 running fast in your bolt shirt?” lol. He doesn’t perceive.
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 sizzling for bone broth round right here.
So, inform me mates: what are you studying, watching, sporting, and enthusiastic about proper now?? I’d love to listen to what’s happening in your life.