Hello, dollies! Linking up with Narci, Erika and Andrea, today with my Friday Favorites, 02.2020 post. I think a lot of gals make this a weekly series but I am going to try to have a Friday Favorites post once a month, on the last Friday. We’ll see how that goes. What is it they say about the best laid plans? You can read last month’s Friday Faves, here.
Looks like one of my Friday Favorites in the near future might need to be a new bra.
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Here a few new favorite things I stumbled across this month.
You know how I have been doing that Proverbs 31 Bible study “Trustworthy” with Lysa Terkeurst? Well, we just finished this week. I am so proud of myself for sticking with it. Maybe I am beginning to finish things after all. Anyway, I was over at the Proverbs 31 Ministries website looking around and found this beautiful Surrender cross.
You might remember I have a cross wall in my loft where I often do my quiet time as well as my crafts. I am thinking I need to add this cross to my collection. It speaks to my word of the year, BELIEVE. Turning things over to God. Believing He will hold me up through anything.
The Surrender™ Cross is an experiential product that allows you to leave those fears and burdens at the cross. It includes 10 precut pieces of paper to write down your burdens, insecurities and fears. [source]
Isn’t that beautiful? Have been waiting for payday so I can order one.
GYPO Closet Challenge
You know how I am doing Taylor’s 52 Week Organized Home Challenge? Well, February has been about recycling/trash cans, coupons (which I rarely use), meal planning/grocery shopping (have this under control with my own system), and this week, the laundry room. What room? Laundry hall? Laundry pass-through? Our washer and dryer are just in a small space inside the door we use to go to the garage. No room about it. And therefore, nothing to organize.
Next week we are talking laundry schedule. But I do our laundry on Sunday and Monday which works for us. So, when Alison from Get Your Pretty On mentioned her free 5 day closet cleaning challenge starting 03.02.2020, I signed up. One of my winter goals was to purge my closet. Now I have a challenge to help me through! You can join the fun by registering here. We can purge the riff-raff then replace them with trendy new pieces from the spring capsule wardrobe challenge together, coming up 03.13.2020. Mark those calendars.
Adjustable Cell Phone Stand
I have mentioned trying to do some video blogging or vlogging, and have tried my hand at it a time or two. Including a 90 sec video for my application for Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Resident Librarian. Still waiting to hear who was hired for that position, btw. I haven’t had a tripod or stand for my phone when I am making video recordings. Enter the CreaDream adjustable cell phone stand. Plan on using it next week for a lil bitsy (as Cia would say) video, so stay tuned. In the meantime, check it out!
What’s your favorite candy? I would say mine is a toss up between Atomic Fireballs, Payday, Almond Joy and M&Ms. Last fall, I discovered that M&M is filling their little chocolate shells with new flavors. The jalapeño M&Ms that came out around Halloween were so good. This winter I tried mint flavored and hazelnut M&Ms, they were tasty, too.
I was in Walmart this week and came across 2 new flavors, English toffee peanut M&Ms and white chocolate peanut M&Ms. They are both right up there with jalapeño. Especially the toffee!!
I was back in Walmart today to get cat food and found myself in the candy aisle again. Had to walk through it to get to pet food. Right. Right. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Came across these other new M&Ms in some very creative packaging. Didn’t buy any because I couldn’t decide which was more appropriate for me! They are all so fitting!
My faves are the emotional support candy, the I love being socially awkward with you, and I like you more than most people. So much fun. And these come in assorted flavors, too. Caramel, peanut butter, and hazelnut. Check out your favorite discount department store to see if they have these in stock yet.
I discovered a new blogger, Jill Weatherholt, and her blog by the same name through an interview she did with my friend Donna at Retirement Reflections. The post was part of a series that Jill does called #WouldYouRather. She poses 2 situations or possibilities to her guest blogger who has to choose which she would rather and explain why.
For example, Jill asked Donna if she would rather speak all languages or be able to speak to all animals? Isn’t that fun? And thought-provoking! Donna didn’t miss a beat with her answers. Click here to check out this intriguing post. Blog posts that make me think are my faves. And not just on Friday.
What would you share in your Friday Favorites 02.2020 post? Let me know in a comment below. Your faves might become my faves, too!!
Thank you for visiting, friends. We will be up with the chickens in order to catch our 6:30 am flight to Phoenix. Hope you have some fun in store this weekend. Hope you will run by to visit the hostesses for this link up, Narci, Erika and Andrea.
Hugs and kisses,