Friday Favorites 4.22.16

04/22/2016 2 Comments

Happy Friday!!

So happy to get to Friday and share with you some of my favorite things this week.

The Lumineers’ New Album

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I love The Lumineers, like a lot, so after I realized they released their new album this month (Thanks to my brother ;-)) I immediately downloaded it. I have been listening to it non-stop! It’s definitely different than their debut album but the lyrics this time around are even better. I love love love this band and can’t wait to see them perform live this summer. Location TBD, I’ll make a trip out of it I’m sure 🙂

NARS Illuminator: Hot Sand

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This favorite is two favorites in one. A few weeks ago my favorite blogger Mix & Match Mama shared a beauty tip with her readers about mixing her foundation and this illuminator together to give an extra boost to her foundation. This was an amazing tip because I agree it gives your skin that extra something that looks like you got your makeup done with a professional. Of course I didn’t remember to take a picture of my skin after applying so I will try to do that at some other point to show my results. Thanks Shay!

Beautiful Weather

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Last weekend into the beginning of this week was beautiful in New York. It almost felt Summer like on Sunday. I’m so happy when it’s a blue not a cloud in the sky day. I tried to do as much as I could outside most days to enjoy the Vitamin-D therapy.

Bring the Travel Home

 

I came across this fun article this week. It suggests ideas to enjoy traveling to popular destinations by cooking a native meal, playing music and creating the ambience from that area right in your own home. I thought it was really clever and gave some good ideas, even if you just want to try something new on date night or girls night.

 

Travel Posts this Week

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Check out my 3 Days in Iceland and Top 3 Online Travel Tools posts! I was missing Iceland this week since it was a year ago I traveled to this magical land. I highly recommend this trip to anyone looking for an adventurous get away 🙂

I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!! Happy Earth Day! I hope to enjoy the beautiful elements this Earth brings to our lives this weekend!

I linked up with these two wonderful parties today:

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Cupcake N Dreams

New Yorker blogging about travel and lifestyle things that make me happy!

2 Comments

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    Silex in the City

    04/22/2016

    I’ll have to check out that album. Popping in from the link up.

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      Cupcake N Dreams

      04/25/2016

      Hi Jess, Thanks for stopping by! I love, love, love the new Lumineers’ album 🙂

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