Things I’m Loving Friday #170

Happy Friday and Happy, Happy Birthday to Sadie!!!!!

Sadie 9 Years Old

Our favorite furry vizsla is NINE years old today and we can’t wait to give her plenty of snuggles, lots of outside playtime and, of course, take her through her annual birthday challenge later this evening. It will be a fun day for our crazy pup!

Aside from celebrating Sadie, I am happy to report that our weekend is 100 percent free of any commitments and plans. Woohoo! I cannot wait to enjoy time in our little family bubble over the next couple of days and I’m crossing my fingers that the rain in the forecast holds off so we can spend some time outside. I think everyone here in Charlotte is beginning to feel a little spoiled by the past two days of sunny weather in the upper 60s!

Though Sadie, sunshine and anticipated time with my family this weekend is what I’m loving most this morning, it wouldn’t be Friday around here if I didn’t dive into your usual Things I’m Loving Friday post and share a little more more about some things that are making me smile this week. Let’s get to it!!

Things I’m Loving Friday

Revlon Colorstay Ballpoint Eyeliner

I owe you guys an updated makeup routine blog post and when I finally get my act together and write that one to share on the blog you better believe this eyeliner will be a top feature! I received Revlon’s Colorstay Ballpoint Liquid Eyeliner a couple of months ago in a PopSugar Must Have Box and received so many comments back on Snapchat when I unpackaged it from you guys telling me it would quickly become my new favorite. You didn’t lie because this stuff is MAGICAL. It is, hands down, the easiest eyeliner I’ve ever used and that’s coming from someone who smudges eyeliner regularly and can’t draw a straight line across my eyelid to save my life. It stays on my eyelids and looks amazing and I am a HUGE fan. I love the way I can control the thickness of my eyeliner lines with the ballpoint tip (I personally prefer a rather thin line) and I cannot say enough good things about this stuff!

Urban Decay De-Slick Makeup Setting Spray

This is another beauty favorite of mine that I discovered earlier this fall. Random story: My sister and I both had this makeup setting spray in our cosmetic bags and when I thanked her for introducing it to me and told her on how much I love it, she said I introduced it to her! Clearly neither of us have any idea where we actually learned about this spray but we’re both happy its in our lives and give it rave reviews! I don’t use it everyday (I save it for special occasions like date nights and parties) but I truly do think it helps the longevity of my makeup. You just lightly spray it on your face after your makeup is on to set your makeup in place and it really does work! (It feels like a light mist which freaked me out at first but it doesn’t look damp or greasy at all.) Aside from my favorite primer, I think this stuff is the best thing going for getting your makeup to last!

  • Suja Wild Probiotic Water

suja probiotic water

Ryan picked up a bottle of this probiotic water because he’s a sucker for any kind of juice that contains a kick of cayenne and we have both been loving it this week! It’s slightly sweet and spicy but incredibly refreshing. I love combining it with sparkling water for a bubbly treat!

  • Good Culture Cottage Cheese

Good Culture Cottage Cheese

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a cottage cheese fan. I know it’s not for everybody but I’ve loved it since I was a little girl. My dad would always eat it with apple butter (don’t knock it ‘til you try it), and I learned to love it from a young age. I am always on the lookout for great cottage cheese and two weeks ago, I stumbled upon Good Culture whole milk cottage cheese and quickly fell in love with the extra creamy, high-protein snack. I’ve loved topping it with fresh berries or slivered almonds and a drizzle of honey.

  • Burn Boot Camp Head Trainer Position (Upper St. Clair, PA)

bbc upper st clair

This one is for my fellow personal trainer friends out there! My friend Lauren (<—seriously one of the kindest people you will EVER meet) is opening a Burn Boot Camp in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania and she and her husband are on the lookout for a rockstar head trainer to run the show! You guys know by now how much I LOVE BBC workouts (it’s seriously my favorite workout I’ve EVER done) and since I know many of you are fitness enthusiasts, I thought this opportunity might catch your eye if you are looking for full-time work as a trainer in a motivating and exciting group fitness environment. Check out the details below and email your resume to if the position is of interest! You may also check out BBC Upper St. Clair on Instagram and Facebook!

Job description:

Burn Boot Camp is a trendsetting franchise fitness organization that is coming to Upper St. Clair, PA. Our trainers must be in top physical condition and live a clean, healthy lifestyle. In addition, trainers must have an entrepreneurial drive, a “never give up” attitude and look for the compensation of a top professional. A Burn Boot Camp Head Trainer focuses on total fitness, including mindset, nutrition, strength and burst training, all creating an inviting environment of support and incredible results. Looking for the top 2 percent of trainers in the Pittsburgh metro area.

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