Hello buddies! Glad Monday and I hope that my buddies who have 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 the entire clues. Their baskets have 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.)
Subsequent, we did the egg hunt outdoors – the Easter bunny was difficult 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 have been there, together with fruit, salad, cinnamon rolls, ham, potatoes, bellinis, mimosas, espresso, and infinite desserts. It was every part.
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 dwelling to chill out 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 youngsters are off college right now (YESSS) so their buddies 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 right now’s publish, I believed it might be enjoyable to jot down a At the moment 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!
At the moment: April 2023
Right here’s what’s happening currently round right here:
At the moment watching:
nothing! I want one other previous film to observe whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 in the event 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, however it’s very onerous to take notes when your arm motion is restricted and also you’re dripping in sweat lol. I can’t watch for 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 once 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 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 positively feels much less boring after I take advantage of this therapy about as soon as per week. I all the time like to modify up my skincare routine and that is positively in my prime 5 merchandise proper now.
At the moment studying:
The Visitor Checklist. I really like the web page turner side of thriller-ish books, however usually keep away from them. Books which might be heavy on trauma and violence are usually an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is mostly okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris Condo however I’m nonetheless having fun with it. I ought to be completed with it tonight and may’t wait to see what finally ends up taking place.
At the moment consuming:
Extra 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.
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 ought to be magical. They’re going to be blown away by the extremely meals and surroundings, and Greece is someplace I’ve all the time wished to go to. Now we have additional time in Rome, so please let me know in the event you hav any prime restaurant ideas.
We are going to probably be doing a cooking class or family-friendly tour whereas we’re there, too.
At the moment sporting:
Aviator Nation something. Betsy acquired me hooked on this final summer season and there’s been no turning again. The garments are SO delicate and dreamy – good after 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 mentioned, “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 buddies: what are you studying, watching, sporting, and enthusiastic about proper now?? I’d love to listen to what’s happening in your life.