Ladybugs, linking up with Erika and Andrea, today for my Friday Favorites, 09.2020 post. Even though this is a weekly post for many of my blogger buddies, I just try to share my faves once a month, on the last Friday. But last month I missed this post and my Thankful Thursday. Glad to be getting back on track.
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Here are some things that have caught my eye and made me smile lately.
HelloFresh – At Target
Mention of HelloFresh meal kits has been sprinkled about on several of my latest Sentence a Day and Thankful Thursday posts. Early this summer, my daughter Lauren shared a HelloFresh meal kit with yes from one of her orders. It was love at first bite. We made Gouda vibes burgers. Thankfully, Lauren shared some more kits with us including a balsamic fig chicken, tempura shrimp and a Parmesan chicken. Each meal has been delicious, and has come with absolutely every single thing we needed to prepare the dish except the wine we drink when we are cooking. Never used HelloFresh before? Then watch this video to get a better idea about these everything-you-need-to-prepare-a-designer-meal-in-a-paper-bag (delivered to your door).
The other day, Lauren and I were in Target and guess what?? They are selling HelloFresh meals. Like this Parmesan-crusted chicken with lemony gemelli. Anyone know what gemelli is? Guess I need to Google it. But whatever it is, it will be delish the way HelloFresh prepares it!! Or meatloaf balsamico with mashed honey sweet potatoes and green beans amandine. Check them out at your neighborhood Target or online.
I don’t know how things look in your community but masks seem to be here to stay in El Paso. Have struggled to find a mask I can wear for very long at a time. Came across these mask-related products that can make our mask-wearing days more comfortable. Consider this your one stop shopping source for mask supplies.
Check out these beaded lanyards which seem like the perfect way to keep your mask handy without having to wear it constantly.
Then there’s that age old question of what to do with your mask when you aren’t wearing it. Which for some of you may mean you’re either asleep or in the shower so it’s not a problem. But there are times when I need my mask, then I don’t, then I do. Then I don’t. But then I do. Have a look at these cute mask storage bags. Would also come in hand for storing an extra mask in your bag. You know, for those days when you have temporary memory loss and wearing a mask and Covid seem like just a bad dream?
Last but not least, these mask extender hooks. I don’t know about you but I have worn quite the ugly callous behind my ear where the mask straps are rubbing. Think carbuncle. Okay, not really. Just wanted to use that word. No callous or carbuncle yet. But only because my sister Valerie gave me one of these mask extender hooks. They work a lot like the lanyard by keeping the mask strap off from behind your ears. And they allow you to let the mask hang at your neck (thus covering your scar from you cervical spine surgery) when you don’t have it over your mouth and nose.
These make great back-to-school gifts for teachers and students. And, at the rate we are going, will be ideal stocking stuffers, too. You’re welcome!!
40 Days Through the Bible
I have always been impressed by people who say they’ve read the entire Bible front to back. And for a hot minute one day several years ago, I thought I would try to do that, too. But I don’t have the comprehension skills and attention span or the discipline to do that. I could flip through the pages or fast forward through an audio reading but wouldn’t take much away from that. Enter Proverbs31 Ministries with their very manageable The Answers to Your Deepest Longings: 40 Days Through the Bible online course.
Purchased the PDF version of the workbook and love the thoughtful discussion questions that help me process my reading. Great interaction and extended learning opportunities provided through the closed Facebook group, too. So enjoying this!!
Tricia Robinson Art
I have found some of my favorite things through Facebook advertising. You know those little ads on the sidebar?
That’s where I first learned about Get Your Pretty On. And now, the God Made Girls art workshop.
Artist Tricia Robinson hosts this $10 online mini painting class and encourages women to live in full color. Please follow this link to learn more about the course and other more in-depth classes Tricia offers. If you have ever wanted to dabble in painting but been too scared to do so…this is the perfect way to get your tootsies wet.
Un Poco Loco Graphic Tee
Graphic tees are big again this season on the Get Your Pretty On fall capsule wardrobe. I shared a couple of my favorite Covid-themed graphic tees in my Friday Favorites post for June. You can revisit them here. There are so many cute ones to choose from that I have trouble deciding which ones to order. Until I saw this one!!
If we have been friends for any length of time, you know how I love love love the holiday Dia de los Muertos – think the children’s movie “Coco.” When I saw this Coco-flavored graphic tee, I could click on buy it now fast enough.
And here it is, styled for our first movie date night since Covid.
The shirt reads, “Quarantine made me un poco loco” (a little crazy)…which, we all know is not true in my case. I was long crazy before quarantine.
So those a few of my Friday Favorites 09.2020. What would be on the top of your list? Are you wearing graphic tees? Do you have a Bible study you’ve just loved doing? Please share in a comment below.
Thanks so much for joining me today. These Friday Favorite posts are a lot of fun to write. Hope this made a fun read for you.
Enjoy a peaceful weekend.
Hugs and kisses,