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5 Things Lately

May 31, 2017


Happy Wednesday!

(How great is it that it feels like Tuesday but it’s actually Wednesday?) I love these short weeks in the summer!

Today, I’m sharing a few things I’ve been into lately–read on to see what products I’ve been testing out, listening to, drinking, obsessing, and dreaming over!

(Have you been loving any of these lately, too?) 

Currently Testing: Caviar Hair Products (BOGO 50% off right now!)

Have you ever heard of caviar hair products!? Neither had I before a week or so ago, but it sounded like an extra indulgent concept so I was excited to test this Nexxus Therappe shampoo and Humectress conditioner (both available at Ulta). They’re both made with a caviar and protein complex that seals in moisture and makes your hair super soft for 24 hours. (Very helpful for smoothing this mane when the humidity gets real.) They also have a deep conditioning hair mask that I’ve been wanting to try! Sale: Right now they’re running a Buy One Get One 50% off offer through June 4th, so if you’ve been hunting for new hair products, it’s a great time to stock up!

Some other tried and tested hair favorites you can also snag at Ulta: My new curling iron (OBSESSED), and this budget-buy hair spray, and this pore minimizing primer!

Currently Drinking: Homemade Cold Brew





It’s officially summer which means COLD BREW season! I love making cold brew the night before and waking up to it in the morning. I shared my recipe for creamy vanilla Vietnamese-inspired cold brew right over here. It’s SO delicious and is best enjoyed while sitting on a porch 😉

Currently Listening To: Dan Auerbach’s New Album


I never really got into the Black Keys, but when I heard a quip about lead singer Dan Auerbach’s new solo album on NPR, I absolutely loved it! The full album isn’t released yet, but you can listen to one of my favorite singles above! NPR also has the full album available to stream in this article. It’s the perfect album for driving with the windows down.

Currently Obsessing Over: Mini Cacti!

I found these little guys on major sale at Home Depot–they’re only a few bucks each and I think they make our house so cute and whimsical! Don’t tell Neal, but I’m planning to pick up more this weekend–hehe. (He thinks I have a plant problem. He may or may not be correct. At least these are tough to kill!) I’ve been moving this around all over the house trying to decide where I love them most–usually at least once lives on the mantel at all times.

Currently Dreaming: Our Honeymoon!





After a lot of back and forth, we’re planning our honeymoon in Cabo! We leave straight from Portland the next morning after our wedding, so we are SO excited. The word “excited” doesn’t even accurately describe our emotions. The thought of all the planning being over and just sitting in a cabana sipping Pina Coladas? AHH. I’ll be sharing more details later as we nail them down 😉

Have you been loving any of these, too?

This post is sponsored by Mirum Shopper on behalf of Nexxus, all opinions are 100% my own! 

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