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Friday Favorites [8.5.22]

 

It's Friday again and I'm linking up with Andrea and Erika for some more Friday Favorites!
Remember how last week in my book review I said that I read The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy in about three days? I followed it up by watching the series on Amazon Prime and it is definitely a favorite. The show is so sweet and seven episodes was not nearly enough for me! I'm really hoping for a second season and it can't come soon enough!
This Nashville-Style Hot salad is DELICIOUS! It's the Target brand good & gather and it's my absolute favorite. It has cornbread croutons and dill flavored dried cucumbers...I'm getting hungry just describing it. Plus it has the tastiest spicy ranch dressing that really makes the salad. When I buy these, I always pick up two because I love them that much.
My Cricut has been a lifesaver over the last couple of weeks. Last week I had Covid and was going stir crazy being stuck in my house. Enter my Cricut. I made SO. MANY. stickers and I'm not ashamed. I've used my Cricut for a lot of things from travel agency items to things for school, but it really proved its worth last week.
Speaking of things that got me through Covid, I watched a TON of Disney+. I've made it my goal to watch all of the Marvel movies in order so I was able to check several of those off my list. It wasn't just superhero movies that I binged, I watched a ton of princess movies, too.
I know Words with Friends has been around for more than a decade -- and I've been playing it pretty much since the beginning -- but I still look forward to playing it every day. I only play with my cousin, uncle and Stephen but we have some pretty competitive streaks going on. Maybe it's the journalist in me, but I LOVE word games.

That's it for this week's round-up of favorites. I'll see you back here next week! Have a great weekend!


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  1. I'm really into these salad mixes! Have you tried Taylor Farms Watermelon Crunch? Dill pickle? I add some grilled chicken and these are great. Thanks for the rec and I will look at Target!

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    1. Thanks for the suggestion! I've never tried the watermelon crunch one, but it sounds right up my alley, I'll be on the lookout for it! I'm not a fan of pickles so I was worried about how dill pickle cucumbers would be, but they're surprisingly good. I haven't thought of adding grilled chicken! :)

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  2. I really enjoyed The Summer... Pretty too and ended up watching season 1 of the Lake on Prime when it was over since it recommended it to me.

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  3. I didn't realize Words with Friends was still around! I remember when that was The Thing! I have two English degrees, but I am terrible at word games, so I abandoned Words with Friends long ago, haha!

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