Welcome to the first 2017 edition of Friday Favorites! I think this roundup is a really great one, enjoy!
Kendra Scott Elisa Necklace
I don’t know if you guys remember when I talked about the amazing jewelry subscription Rocks Box, but I was OBSESSED with this Kendra Scott necklace I got in one of the boxes. So obsessed that I asked my mom to get it for me for Christmas, and being the generous gift-giving, Nordstrom-lover that she is, my wish was granted! I’m not even kidding, I think I wore this necklace every day for a week after I got it. It goes with everything. It’s so easy to dress up or down, and perfect to layer with other necklaces. It’s a little spendy at $65, but you can tell that it is a really high quality necklace #worthit. Sorry For Love 21, but this jewelry is top notch.
When Calls the Heart
My mom has been trying to get me to watch this show for a few months, but seeing as I am currently binge-watching Gilmore Girls, I put it off. (Side note, Matt got me an “I drink coffee like a Gilmore” t-shirt for Christmas and it was perfection). But since I had some time over the break, I watched the first episode with her and was hooked. Don’t let the fact that it’s a Hallmark show deter you, it’s a great show! It’s kind of a blend of Christy Miller and Little House on the Prairie. It’s clean, good TV, which is hard to find anymore! And not only is the main character the most adorable girl (I may have a slight girl crush), Lori Loughlin from Full House is in it too! The first two series are on Netflix, so get watching!
ARTISTRY light up lip gloss
My bestie Mary got this lip gloss for me for Christmas and it’s the coolest lip gloss I’ve ever had. Not only is it beautiful, but it’s GENIUS. When you unscrew the lid, a light comes on so you can see in the dark when you apply! AND it even has a mirror on the side. It’s brilliant and everyone needs one.
Katie and Kelly Ballet Flats
I have had these adorable flats for a few months now and I can confirm that they are amazing shoes! Katie and Kelly shoes never fail, they are always SO comfortable. I really needed some new flats, but was unsure whether I should get the red ones or go with something more practical, like gray. I got home with the red ones still unsure if I should keep them, but Matt encouraged me to spice it up and keep them. I’m so glad I did! They add a fun pop of color to my usual navy and black work clothes. And did I mention they are super comfy? And affordable at $40?
Iphone camera lenses
Matt got me these portable iphone camera lenses as a rogue (AKA it wasn’t on my list) Christmas gift and I was probably the most excited about them! They come in a little case with 5 lenses to attach to your iphone. I have loved testing them out and I’m sure they will help me have even better pictures on my blog. The kit is only $20 and so fun to play with!!!
Escape The Room game
OK, I saved the best for last. You might remember that when I visited my sister last August in Phoenix, we went to a fun escape room. She found this game that was similar to our experience and I knew that I had to get it for her for Christmas. I’m so glad I did! There are four different scenarios: Virus, Prison Break, Temple of the Aztec and Nuclear Countdown. And you can get 2 expansion games when you finish those! Each scenario has a different level of difficulty. At first we wanted to go right to the top and do number 4, but the instructions advised us to start with the level 1. So Prison Break it was.
I thought since it was number 1 it would be easy, but I was wrong! Each room comes with 3 different packs, which include maps, clues and other accessories, as well as hint cards. The timer has 4 different decoders on it, one for every room. There are also 16 keys, and you must use 4 specific keys to pass each of the three levels of the room. The game was a blast to play, so much so that we ended up doing the Virus room as well! I’m hoping Meleah will save at least one of the other rooms to play with Matt and I sometime, but if not we will just have to get one of the expansion packs!
Hope you guys enjoyed my Friday Favorites! Check back on Tuesday for an update on my knitting challenge!