new favorite way to delight in a refreshing drink
1. Drinkin’ fruit-flavored water from my Fressko Water bottle
I have about 1,354 water bottles in my cupboard.
This one from Australian brand Fressko is probably the coolest. It can be used for hot or cold drinks, comes with a tea infuser, and is made from double-insulated glass. I use it to make my favorite beverage at the moment: green tea infused with sliced lemon and lime!
The bottles come in 10-, 13- and 16-oz. sizes. I have the 16-oz. bottle, which is $39.95. I think it’s a well-designed, helpful something special to have around, and the possibilities for beverages to make with it are endless.
2. Pared down makeup using a brow pen/pencil combo, mascara and liquid liner (and in some cases a liquid lipstick)
Lately I’ve been getting back in the practice of wearing a little makeup a little much more frequently than I had been earlier in the pandemic because it boosts my mood, like a daily workout (but without the sweat!). and in some cases when I don’t feel like working out, I’ll just do my makeup, so that way I’m still doing a little something to help my mood.
Three loves of my makeup life best now…
I like to start with this three-piece pared down combo using a brow pencil, mascara and liquid liner: urban Decay Brow Blade (seriously, SO GOOD), urban Decay Cannon ball or Laura Mercier Caviar Mascara (or a combo of both), and truthful charm liquid liner (easy to use and dries quickly).
Macskák és Smink Sweatshirt?
If, when I’m finished with those three, I still want to wear more, I’ll wear more. If I don’t, I’ll just stop there!
3. Victoria’s secret Amber Sunset
It’s a little funny to me that I now consider this my “late summer scent” because I originally purchased it as a mosquito repellant.LOL!
But you know what? It I think it actually smells really good. Please give it a try.
Smells like late summer (and not like mosquito repellant)
Amber romance has notes of warm vanilla, sandalwood and amber, with a pinch of tart cherry, and it’s not strong. It’s juuuust right. added bonus: it does keep mosquitos away!
4. This giant, overstuffed anatomically-shaped heart stuffed toy
I don’t know who needs this huge stuffed heart in their life best now, but apparently I think I do.
I love how big it is, and I especially love that it has valves, LOL!
5. how people are creatively adapting to life in the pandemic
I admire how people have adapted to “the new normal.” It’s been a lot to handle, but people will do what they have to do. numerous small companies are also coming up with some remarkable ideas to keep their places going, like Connor’s dance studio. They couldn’t hold their annual spring dance recital in a big theater like they used to, so a few weeks ago the instructors taped the routines outside in a vehicle parking lot in the back of the studio. They added a hand washing station, tents for shade, and then built individual small “stages” spaced six feet apart for the dancers to carry out their routines on while the performances were recorded on iPhones.
We’re seeing a very distinct time in history, aren’t we? It was certainly a dance recital I’ll never forget.
A barátságos környéke Charmfüggő,