Friday Favorites #142

TGIF! I’m super excited it’s Friday because tomorrow is Saturday which means, Katie comes home. You know that makes for one happy mama!

We’re also a week into daylight savings time. I know a lot of people have trouble adjusting, but I love, love, love having extra light at the end of the day. I just feel better and more productive.

Coast to Coast Friday Favorites

So I ran into Target on my way home yesterday for two things. That’s right TWO…this pretty much sums up how it turned out…

Is there anything better than going into Target and the clearance ends are overflowing? Pretty much, NO. As in NO there isn’t anything better. HA! I love it. Yesterday was one of those days and I found some things I of course just had to buy.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I really like Target sheets. Katie recently said she could use some new ones, and as luck would have it, I found some on clearance. I also found this nifty thingy for holding a cheesecake pan (or whatever) in an Instant Pot. Did you know you can make cheesecake in an Instant Pot? My BFF told me about one she’d eaten that was the best ever, and she was thinking about getting an Ins. Pot just to make that. Pinterest has a ton of cheesecake recipes, but here’s the one I think I’ll try.


I made two favorite purchases this week. First, I did it! I bought the Revlon Volumizer. You’ve probably seen someone in blogland or on Instagram talking about it, and I could no longer resist. I’m all about anything that will help me style this head full of hair. I’ve used it twice so far, and I’m giving it two thumbs up. I dried my hair a little over halfway with my regular dryer and then finished with this. It’s much easier than managing a round brush and dryer at the same time. If you’re tempted like I was, pull the trigger now while you can get 20% off Ulta. That’s what pushed me over the edge. Use the code: 774601 But do it now, the code is only good through tomorrow.

Second, I “ran in” (HA!) TJMaxx the other day and found these wedges. I have this pair I bought two years ago by the same maker and have absolutely loved them. They are so comfortable, especially for a “heel”. The funny thing about finding these is, I wanted them last year and never got them and had just been telling a couple of friends?about them. I couldn’t believe it when I was casually cruising the shoes in TJ’s and there they were in my size. #score #grabandrun

Shop similar shoes here.

I honestly can’t remember the last time I went to bed without taking off my makeup. Seriously, I’m almost not sure I’ve ever done that. Y’all know I love my Rodan + Fields products, but before using any kind of cleansing mask or exfoliator, you need to take off your makeup, otherwise you’re just grinding it into you skin. I picked this up to use first and it’s great! Leaves my skin feeling squeaky clean and ready for the next step. If I’m really lazy, I’ll just use this and my eye cream and Lash Boost and call it a day. BONUS: it contains hyaluronic acid which is good for combating dry skin and fine lines and wrinkles.

Did you see my Instagram story yesterday afternoon? It might still be on there depending on when you’re reading this. Katie had a list of things they wanted me to make next week and one of those was homemade coffee chocolate chip ice cream. So easy and soooo delicious. You can find the recipe under the recipes tab or by clicking here. I have this ice cream maker and an extra freezer barrel which makes making ice cream a breeze. The recipe makes two batches and by having the extra barrel and I can do one batch, and then immediately do the next instead of having to wait 24 hours for the one I just used to refreeze. I store the ice cream in these cute containers.

I’m not even sure who I am right now. I have two giveaways going on? What? I went from never having done one to doing two in two weeks. There’s still time to enter both, so please do.


Alrighty friends. That’s it. I’ve got cleaning to do to get ready for these kiddos. Keep an eye on my Insta story and see what we’re doing next week. You can follow along on all my social channels by clicking the cute little blue icons up top or down below. Never miss a post by subscribing on the left, and you’ll receive them in your email. Hope you have a great weekend!!!!



  1. Kellyann
    March 15, 2019 / 3:37 am

    I know you are counting the hours till the kids arrive and I am so excited for you! That ice cream looks so good and I know they’ll love all the other yummy goodies you are cooking up! I’m bummed those wedges didn’t work for me but they sure are pretty. I have a brush/dryer I use sometimes and I agree it is so much easier than dealing with a round brush!
    Happy Friday friend!

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:17 am

      So happy to have these 2 here. They are so fun!!! Sorry the wedges were a no go for you. I’m still debating your fave OTBT wedges for myself. I need to try them on. XOXO

  2. Living on Cloud Nine
    March 15, 2019 / 4:15 am

    Eeeek….I am so over the moon excited for you!! Katie girl gonna get her some good ice cream I tell ya!! That looks scrumptious..I have never gotten an ice cream maker, but I may have to get this one. My mama had the old crank one. Those wedges..MUST FIND, lol. I had all these people seeing me DM’s of gray wedges but NOT those and 5x’s the price, lol! Such a sweet week for you precious friend!!!! xo

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      My girl is sitting here beside me on her computer. Life doesn’t get any better. XOXO

  3. March 15, 2019 / 5:29 am

    I’m just as excited for Katie to be home as you are, Friend! Y’all are gonna have SO MUCH FUN!! I’m gonna look at my TJ MAxx for those wedges! Eat all the ice cream this weekend! We’re headed to a Louisiana food festival and I can’t WAIT! Gimme all the cajun food!

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      Awww, thank you so much precious friend. I just don’t want the week to end…and it’s only Monday. XOXO

  4. March 15, 2019 / 5:43 am

    Lisa, that target quote made me laugh!! Thank you for that. And I want to run and find those wedges as well! Oh and now I want homemade ice cream. And do you think that Revlon round brush would work for my fine, curly hair?? Oh, and I’m sorry if you’ve already been nominated but I nominated you for the Sunshine Blogger award. 🙂

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      If you are able to get good results with a round brush and blow dryer, then I think this dryer would work great for you and be so much easier. Hope you have the sweetest week Chrissy!! XOXO

  5. Gina Daily
    March 15, 2019 / 7:53 am

    Oh you had some great finds at Target and TJM this week! Your shoe selections have me thinking I need to get a pedicure ASAP. Ha! And coffee chocolate chip ice cream!?! Sounds amazing! Have a great time with your kids this weekend!
    Gina || On the Daily Express

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:18 am

      I hit the jackpot. Love that. I am in desperate need of a pedicure too.

  6. March 15, 2019 / 1:05 pm

    Yep…it’s the Target magic I always say. I don’t know how they do it, but as soon as I walk in my resolve to only spend $20 goes out the door. Did you not see their fabulous earrings?? OMG, I wanted them all!!!
    Have a fabulous weekend,

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      They do have such great earrings. I rarely even look at clothing and accessories at our store though, because the selection is sad. I miss my MN Targets?

  7. Kim Taylor
    March 15, 2019 / 4:24 pm

    Enjoy your sweet daughter and boyfriend this coming week! One of my besties daughter is coming home tomorrow as well, for spring break. She goes to Montana State and is tired of the snow. And they have a home in Mammoth so they are used to the cold and snow. But yea she is kind of over it for right now! Anyway. have a wonderful break with her!

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      Thank you Kim!!! You probably know I’m happiest when she’s around. We have so much fun (both sitting here right now, tapping away on our computers. LOL) XOXO

  8. March 15, 2019 / 7:29 pm

    That ice cream looks and sounds so good! I just can’t go to bed without washing my face either. Even on overnight plane rides to Europe I will bring make up wipes!

  9. March 16, 2019 / 6:17 am

    I might have to go purchase the Revlon Volumizer ! I’ve heard nothing but great things about it. Great giveaway too !

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      I think you’d like it Tammy. We have a lot of similar hair “things”. Hope all is well with you! XO

  10. March 16, 2019 / 12:36 pm

    Oooh, you made the coffee ice cream! It looks delish! And LOL to that Target meme, so true. i’m thinking of going there today for two things, and I’m def nervous about the financial repercussions for when I find 87 other things! hahaha I hope you have a wonderful weekend, especially with your “real daughter” back home! 😀 xoxo

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      Soooo good!!! Yep, you gotta’ love Target. Hope you didn’t break the bank!!! XOXO

  11. March 17, 2019 / 11:16 am

    OMG, I had to laugh. My friends and I are always joking that we’ll go into Target for something like band aids and manage to spend $100, LOL. I’m so glad you mentioned the coupon code at ULTA. I’ve been debating about one of those hairdryers too so I ordered. Nice to get the 20% off. So many people have said they really like that want dryer. Can’t wait to try it out.
    x, Julie |

    • March 18, 2019 / 9:16 am

      I bet you’d like it Julie! My husband even commented on my hair. #enoughsaid ?

  12. March 18, 2019 / 5:05 pm

    Oh, boy, this is what I get for catching up late–missing the coupon for the dryer. You’ll have to do a before/after for us, as I haven’t seen anyone use this. I’m so glad your daughter came into town, always a treat!

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