Hello mates! Blissful Monday and I hope that my mates 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 beloved following the entire clues. Their baskets had been ready for them within the storage:
(They all the time get new swimsuits of their basket; this 12 months 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 somewhat sloth. They each acquired some peeps and chocolate eggs, too.)
Subsequent, we did the egg hunt exterior – the Easter bunny was tough with the hiding spots this 12 months – 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 all the pieces.
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 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 fantastic firm. The children are off faculty at present (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 at present’s publish, I believed it will 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 occurring recently round right here:
At the moment watching:
nothing! I would like one other outdated film to look at whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 in case you’ve been wanting one!). When you have any recs, please ship them my manner! Recently I’ve been watching IHP modules whereas I roast, however it’s very exhausting 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 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 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 undoubtedly 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 undoubtedly in my high 5 merchandise proper now.
At the moment studying:
The Visitor Record. I like the web page turner side of thriller-ish books, however sometimes keep away from them. Books which are heavy on trauma and violence are typically an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is usually okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris Residence however I’m nonetheless having fun with it. I must 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 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 now additional time in Rome, so please let me know in case you hav any high restaurant recommendations.
We are going to doubtless 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 comfortable and dreamy – excellent after I’m working from dwelling – however I made the error of getting the children on board with their stuff, too.
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 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 occurring in your life.