Friday Faves

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It’s Friday! What do I have for you today, hmmm, that HauteLook lip bag is up today at 11 eastern!

And we’re bringing back hits & misses (halfway) with a Friday Faves with Jennifer at Mom’s Got Mail! It’s actually something that some of you have requested a lot and I’m happy to bring it back, I think it’s a good thing! Obviously nearly all my fave stuff is from boxes, because that’s how we roll.

Fave Makeup – Butter London Eyeliner! From my Sample Society box! Seriously, the wear on this puppy was amazing, especially given the crayon formula. Definitely a keeper! So glad I didn’t end up with pink (sorry Jennifer!).

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Fave Costco Find – Biscoff Cookie Butter! Seriously, it’s everything right (except that it’s a flipping cookie blended up to make a spread, that’s inherently wrong). Delicious! I served it for the kids thinly spread on apple slices. While I was writing this post I ate a spoonful dotted with ghirardelli semisweet chips. Afterwards I ate an apple cut in 4 with cookie butter plopped in where the seeds were. YUMMY.

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Fave Home Item – My Cuyana Towel from my Popsugar Must Have Resort Box. It’s so soft and soooo surprisingly absorbent. I’m going to have to test it a while (to make sure it stays absorbent?) but I suspect that I will be replacing my towels. I really prefer the thin/absorbent towel to the thick towels that are such a pain to manage. I also like thin kitchen towels, this isn’t surprising!

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Favorite Cleaning Item – Mrs. Meyer’s Dish Soap! I developed an intense hatred of Honest dish soap for failure to properly clean grease off Tupperware sheer midgets (seriously, I know this is bizarre). I got some from ePantry, from which I really only ordered dish soap & fabric softener but I am definitely being convinced to try more things from there. It’s super easy. Anyways, Mrs. Meyer’s has an amazing smell plus it cleans things which is GREAT. Also when did I become the type of person who had a favorite cleaning item of the week?

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Fave Show – Everything is good now that Game of Thrones is back!  I don’t read the book – the actual writing wasn’t my style – so I have no idea what’s going to happen, and I love it. Danerys’ dragons are growing up and getting snappy and Arya is totally transforming and maybe Sansa will, oh, well, poor Sansa. Hope things look up for you soon!

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Friday Fails (just for fun)

– Fedex misdelivered my son’s replacement Cloud B octo night light. They haven’t been able to find it, although they insist they know where they delivered it to.  As it showed up in my delivery manager, I suspect that it was addressed properly. So total fail on FedEx’s part!

This was super fun! What a GREAT Idea! This linkup is also a Friday Fave!

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  • sindhu
    04.14.14

    The eyeliner is amazing!

  • Makyla
    04.13.14

    That cookie butter is amazing! And after trying the Mrs. Meyers counter spray, it’s all I use to clean just about everything in the house! Great post, and God Bless!

    • Brandy
      04.13.14

      Oh, I thought it was going to take forever to use up but I think they’ve gone through nearly 1/4 of the jar! They keep on asking for apples with “butter.” Such a hit. I will try the Mrs. Meyers counter spray too. I am a late in life cleaning product addict but I’m trying to embrace it! xoxox Happy Easter!

  • Michelle L @ Eat and Sip in the City
    04.11.14

    I totally bought the honest dish soap and am still deciding if i like it because it really doesn’t get all that bubbly/lathery like i usually like ! perhaps i will look into meyers!

    • Brandy
      04.11.14

      That particular feature was also responsible for massive overuse by my daughter. She already is a soap waster, it was buts

  • Jennifer at Momsgotmail
    04.11.14

    Cookie Butter. I love the Biscoff brand. I am so jealous over your eyeliner. Although it is funny to say that Sample Society gave me pink eye liner.
    I missed Game of Thrones last year, and I need to watch it before I can watch this season. I will borrow the dvds from my library. Danery’s dragons were a favorite of mine.

  • Margo
    04.11.14

    That cookie butter is the best – to make cookies (out of a cookie spread!) or just eat out of the jar. Yum! Trader Joe’s also has a good one.