Friday Finds – September 1, 2017

I’m going to be real with you here: even though I can’t believe it’s already September, I have never been so happy for a week to be over finally. As you may have noticed, there was a serious lack of blog posts this week – the reason? My life has been insane lately. Unfortunately, my previous car finally died – ending a summer of never-ending trips to the mechanic. My husband and I were lucky to finally get a new car for me this week (at an incredible price, I might add) but it was definitely a little stressful. On top of that, I found myself needing to get a new phone, and dealing with a lengthy “to do” list of personal and professional projects… so I may be the happiest person to finally have Friday here!

To Buy:

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush (link)

I rarely use blush or bronzer but the colors that this product comes in look gorgeous!

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Camo Fleece Sweatshirt (link)

Because camo has been a huge trend lately – and this comfy sweatshirt has pockets.

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Agate Cheese Board (link)

Don’t get me wrong, I love our marble cheeseboard, but I am seriously considering buying this just for the sheer beauty of it.

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Ombre Glitter Phone Case (link)

Half the fun of getting a new phone is finding a new case. This one is pink ombre glitter – like seriously, what else would I need?

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Immune System Boosting Tea (link)

I haven’t tried this brand yet but I always manage to catch a cold around this time of year. This immune system boosting tea sounds rather promising.

To Save Money:

LABOR DAY SALE TIME!!!

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All the announcements are still coming in but here are my favorites so far.

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Homesick Candles (link)

10% off with promo code LAB10RDAY. They’ve added so many new candles too!

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Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty (link)

Starts on Sunday and I’m already marking my calendar with some of these deals!

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Ivory Ella (link)

Up to 50% off select styles

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The RealReal (link)

Up to 70% (!!!!!) off

p.s. make sure you’re following me on Instagram – I’ll be posting any new deals as they come up!

To Watch:

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“The Big Sick” on Amazon

Disclaimer: from what I’m reading, you do have to pay for this – but this was the movie that I wanted to see so badly this summer and schedules got in the way. It will be available on September 5th.

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“The Wizard of Lies” on HBO

We recently got HBO and I am so pumped to see this was available. As I’ve mentioned before, I love true crime-type movies and I don’t think you can go wrong with Robert DeNiro starring as Bernie Madoff.

To Read:

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“The Search for Aaron Rodgers” from ESPN (link)

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“Elaine Welteroth, Teen Vogue’s Refashionista” from the New York Times (link)

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“Bark vs. Bite: A Look at the Stigma Surrounding Pit Bulls” from Vox (link)

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“I Didn’t Look Like a Heroin Addict” from Racked (link)

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“The Enduring Fictions of Princess Diana” from the Atlantic (link)

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“How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry” from Time (link)

To Listen:

“Havana” by Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug

Because this song has been stuck in my head all week.

 

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