Links, Shows & Other Things

July 19, 2019
Happy Friday, friends! It has felt like the longest week and I am really ready for a weekend of sunshine and baby snuggles, with my baby who is almost a toddler - cue the tears! I have a hodgepodge of sorts for today's posts. Some things around the web that I found interesting, some bingeworthy shows that I've watched and recommendations from an Instagram poll I took and also a few new purchases I'm loving at the moment!

Shows ||

It feels like our Netflix subscription has sort of paid for itself with how many shows I've watched recently! The list has something for everyone! Oh, if you're totally into the Hills reboot, the entire series is on Amazon - happy watching!
  • Lucifer || Don't let the name throw you, yes it's about the Devil, but this show is so much more and I am eagerly awaiting the 5th season on Netflix. It originally aired on Fox and then after the 3rd season was cancelled. There were so many people that wanted to #savelucifer that Netflix picked it up for Season 4 and the final 5th season! Tom Ellis is amazing - watch one episode and I guarantee you'll be hooked! 
  • Designated Survivor || Another show that was saved by Netflix and I didn't expect to like, but then just couldn't get enough of. I didn't watch 24, but after watching this series, I think I have to go back and binge on that one! Kiefer Sutherland plays the role of designated survivor who becomes president when basically everyone gets taken out. There were 3 seasons and it's coming back for a 4th! If you're a fan of politics and keeping up with current affairs, this is definitely for you - the last season was especially eye opening and on track with today's current events. 
  • What If ||  Disturbing yet can't take your eyes away sort of show. This was binge watching at it's finest because after each episode you had to know what came next! There's only one season and I watched it in one week - thankful for a commute to and from work on the train! It really asks the question of "what would you give up in order to have what you've always wanted?" 
  • Parenthood || I was so late to the party on this one, but my friend Julia convinced me to give Parenthood a watch, describing it as "This is Us" but better and I would have to agree. I laughed, I cried and I was completely invested in the Braverman family! There are 6 total seasons and the show does a great job ending! I wasn't left feeling like I wanted more! 
Some other shows that were recommended to me were: 
  • Fleabag || Amazon 
  • Billions || Showtime
  • Outlander || Starz
  • Unreal || Hulu
  • Queen of the South || USA and Netflix
  • Single Parents || ABC

Around the Web || 

Current Favorites || 

My evil eye necklace broke (courtesy of Sophia pulling too hard on my neck) and I bought this bracelet with the evil eye and Hamsa. I absolutely love it! 

We bought these travel blackout shades for Sophia's room and they have been a game changer with the sun being out so late in the Summer. They have suction cups to stick to the windows and depending on the size of yours, one will work for two windows. We cut ours in half and were able to cover both windows in her room. They're also perfect for travel and I wish we had them when we were in Canada. 
Revlon Lip Polish is my newest lip color of the month and I love it! It glides on, isn't sticky and has really great staying power. The color I'm using most is "act natural"

I purchased the Supergoop "all stars set" and have been using each of the products for a few weeks. The hero product for me is the unseen sunscreen which feels like a great primer - not oily at all!

Hope you have a great weekend!


  1. Those curtains are genius for travel!!! Duly noted! XOXO, R

  2. You have us convinced to try Lucifer. I didn’t want Parenthood to end either. I LOVE that show. Definitely watch well done. Love the bracelet. Get lots of baby snuggles this weekend!! xo

  3. I've heard so many people rave about Billions too! I want to pickup that lip color to try. It looks so pretty!

  4. I have the craziest crush on Tom Ellis now.. he is so alluring, isn't he? I CANT WAIT till Season 5, but also sad about it since it will be the final one.

  5. Parenthood is one of my favorite shows of all time! B and I binged it a couple of years ago and it was just fabulous. I want to be a Braverman!!

  6. We loved Parenthood and I’m so excited for the GF reboot! That picture of you and Sophia is precious!

  7. I loved Parenthood! I didn't watch it while it was on either but I binged it a year or so ago. So good.

  8. I've never watched Parenthood, that one is on my list. LOVE that picture of you two. Going to read the working mom article now, thanks for sharing!

  9. I think Lucifer has one of the actresses from Imposters who I just love - going to have to check that one out and Parenthood, too!

  10. I have heard so many good things about Fleabag and I've got it on my list to watch. I was a huge Laguna Beach and The Hills fan!!! I haven't watched any of the new season yet but I've read about it!
    Sarah at MeetTheShaneyfelts

  11. I am so excited about the Gossip girl reboot! Fleabag was so good, I am so sad it was so short. I love that photo of you and your sweet girl! Enjoy your weekend!

  12. Girl...I'm watching Outlander right now. Let me just say. Swoon. It's a good thing Ryan's gone right now, or he'd be jealous! I had no idea Gossip Girl is getting a reboot...SO stoked!

  13. I love Lucifer! So sad it is over. I need to check out that lip stuff.

  14. I haven't seen these shows but I have been trying to make more time for netflix, even once a week it's nice to veg out and do nothing for a bit and watch a show, trying to get my watch list down, haha!

    We have those blackout blinds - although we don't need them in our new house they were so good in our old place!

    Hope that you are having a great weekend :)

    Away From Blue


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