Presently: April 2023 – The Fitnessista


Hello pals! Completely happy Monday and I hope that my pals who had been celebrating yesterday loved a blessed Easter. We had a terrific day with our fam.

The enjoyable began off with an Easter basket scavenger hunt. It extended the Easter basket enjoyable and P beloved following the entire clues. Their baskets had been ready for them within the storage:

(They all the time get new swimsuits of their basket; this year it was these. Liv additionally obtained a brand new slime, lululemon bag, and sports bra, and P obtained an otter puppet, motion figures, and a bit of sloth. They each obtained some peeps and chocolate eggs, too.)

Subsequent, we did the egg hunt exterior – the Easter bunny was tough with the hiding spots this yr – and obtained prepared for brunch at my aunt’s with my dad’s facet of the household. Nana’s famous egg dish and French toast were there, together with fruit, salad, cinnamon rolls, ham, potatoes, bellinis, mimosas, espresso, and limitless desserts. It was every part.

My contribution to the feast was Ina Garten smoked salmon tartines on home made sourdough. SO straightforward and so so good.

We got here house to chill out afterwards, P jumped into the pool, we obtained the turkey out of the smoker for dinner, and I made gravy for the turkey + brownies to take to madre’s.

We completed the night at madre’s home with one other meals avalanche and sugar coma, and great firm. The children are off faculty at present (YESSS) so their pals are coming over to play, and I’m catching up on issues round the home. I additionally did one thing to my again this weekend so I’m hoping the chiro can sneak me in for an emergency tune-up this am.

I hope you had an exquisite weekend, too!

For at present’s submit, I believed it might be enjoyable to put in writing a Presently weblog submit just like the weblog days of yore. I all the time love when Julie does these posts, so I figured I’d submit one and meet up with ya’ll. I’d love to listen to your responses to those prompts, too!

Presently: April 2023

Right here’s what’s happening these days round right here:

Presently watching:

nothing! I want one other previous film to observe whereas I’m within the sauna blanket (my code is FITNESSISTA15 if you’ve been wanting one!). In case you have any recs, please ship them my method! These days I’ve been watching IHP modules whereas I roast, however it’s very laborious to take notes when your arm motion is restricted and also you’re dripping in sweat lol. I can’t watch for the brand new Brigerton sequence to launch and will certainly be watching that.

Present magnificence obsession:

This Eminence turmeric energizing treatment. My facialist really useful this to me and it feels AMAZING. It heats up while you first apply it after which cools off. You let it set for 10-Half-hour after which rinse it off.

From the web site:

Formulated with turmeric, citrine gems and zeolite, this spicy golden powder awakens the pores and skin. As you slowly add water, activate your remedy right into a fluffy mousse bursting with vitality. Embrace the nice and cozy, exfoliating sensation and reveal silky, luminous pores and skin.

My pores and skin undoubtedly feels much less uninteresting after I exploit this remedy about as soon as per week. I all the time like to modify up my skincare routine and that is undoubtedly in my prime 5 merchandise proper now.

Presently studying:

The Guest List. I like the web page turner side of thriller-ish books, however usually keep away from them. Books which can be heavy on trauma and violence are usually an excessive amount of for me, however Lucy Foley is usually okay. This one isn’t fairly as riveting as The Paris Apartment however I’m nonetheless having fun with it. I needs to be completed with it tonight and might’t wait to see what finally ends up taking place.

Presently consuming:

Extra smoked salmon tartines. I beloved this combo a lot (the gravlax sauce makes it), it’s going to be a breakfast staple together with a facet of scrambled eggs. Chef’s kiss.

Presently enthusiastic about:

Summer time journey! We’re lastly taking the infants to Europe and I can’t. wait. We’re doing Italy and Greece, and it needs to be magical. They’re going to be blown away by the extremely meals and surroundings, and Greece is someplace I’ve all the time wished to go to. We have now additional time in Rome, so please let me know when you hav any prime restaurant options.

We are going to doubtless be doing a cooking class or family-friendly tour whereas we’re there, too.

Presently sporting:

Aviator Nation anything. Betsy obtained me hooked on this final summer season and there’s been no turning again. The garments are SO smooth and dreamy – excellent once I’m working from house – however I made the error of getting the youngsters on board with their stuff, too.

I used to be feeling cute in my AN shirt and new shorts till the Pilot stated, “Hey there, Flash. Are you operating quick in your bolt shirt?” lol. He doesn’t perceive.

Presently sipping:

Bone broth with lemon and sea salt in a mug. It’s so warming and comforting, and I’m having fun with this combo till it’s formally too scorching for bone broth round right here.

So, inform me pals: what are you studying, watching, sporting, and enthusiastic about proper now?? I’d love to listen to what’s happening in your life.



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