Happy (long) weekend! Are you working from home on Memorial Day or do you have the day “off”? Both Mike and I are going to try to take a few hours off from working on Monday and take the girls for a drive. There are so many beautiful beaches along the coast not too far from Boston that we still have yet to explore, so we’re going to take a mini driving trip to take in the sights.
Other than that, Mike works part of the weekend at the hospital so the girls and I will be cleaning/purging, crafting, baking, and probably watching a whole lot of Disney+. 🙈
Has anyone else used this time at home to attempt to organize and purge around the house? I’ve never been great at letting go of “stuff,” but these days, I’ve really been trying to toss things that we honestly just don’t use. I read somewhere that if you aim to throw out a certain number of things a day – so for instance, every day you throw out five things – it can really help. I’ve been surprised how easy it is to hit that goal; broken toys, unused and ugly picture frames, random home gadgets, single socks, the list goes on and on. Then I just have a trash pile and a giveaway pile, and slowly toss things as I go. Moving over and over again throughout law school (for me) and med school (for him), residency, and fellowship is an easy way to see what things you never use; i.e., they’re still in the box we packed during the medical school years. 🤣
In other news, we’ve started binge-watching the show Community on the recommendation of our brother-in-law and oh my gosh, you guys, I can’t stop laughing. There are 6 seasons, so plenty to watch. If you need something new and fun to watch, Community is a must. We also finished Upload, and I was honestly surprised how much I liked it. It’s funny and dark, with a touch of sci-fi and it just works. Definitely worth the watch. (If you need even more shows to watch, I shared a HUGE list of the best shows on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime to binge watch right now.)
I’ll be sharing what we’re up to throughout the long weekend over on instagram (lots of fun behind-the-scenes on my insta stories too!), facebook, and twitter. Follow along! So how about you? Any exciting weekend plans?
With that, a few little love notes to the things I loved most this week …
Dear Broadway date night, did you know that Hamilton is coming to Disney+ more than a year early? As in, at the beginning of July you can watch the Broadway hit from the comfort of your sofa.
Dear positive mindset, Headspace is now free for people who are unemployed and to health care providers.
Dear weekend dinner plans, spring soup!
Dear table top chic, marble swirled dinnerware; OMG.
Dear tiny design goals, I actually already shared this to my Instagram Stories last week, but guys, it is too good to be missed: meet the world’s chicest DIY dollhouse. Odds I can convince the girls that this one is WAY better than a Barbie Dreamhouse? Probably zero to none. 😂
Dear what day is it, here’s how time works now.
Dear weekend baking, gluten-free vegan chocolate chip oatmeal cookies (the crispy kind!)
Now let’s talk all things SHOPPING!
The Best Memorial Day Weekend Sales
One of the BEST sale weekends of the year is also here: it’s time for the Memorial Day Weekend sales. In addition to honoring all of those who serve our country fearlessly, I’ll admit, the shopping is also pretty darned good this holiday weekend. With summer just a few weeks away, and hot weather rolling in, Memorial Day weekend sales are the place to stock up for the season ahead, for you, your family, and your home.
So kick off your slippers, pull up a chair, grab an iced coffee, and get your online shopping on. I’m rounding up the very best of the best of the Memorial Day weekend sales, all in one place, AND I’ll be updating this list daily throughout the long weekend … happy (discount) shopping!
Gap always has a huge Memorial Day sale and this year is no exception. All weekend long they’re taking 50% off everything with code WARM. (As usual, I have big plans to stock up on girl’s clothes for summer.)
Up to 70% off sale styles all Memorial Day weekend long, plus, Soma’s amazing vanishing panties are 7 for $50 this weekend only. I’m also OBSESSED with their EMBRACEABLE Wireless Unlined Bras and they’re currently BOGO 50% off!
20 – 60% off everything + Free Shipping! (That includes joggers.)
All tees, tanks, shorts, and swim are 50% off, plus take 25% off everything (no code needed!)
Save 50-60% off everything with code FRIEND.
Buy more, save more — up to 25% (and free shipping!), with code SAVEMORE.
Limited time sale up to 40-60% off throughout the store. (Loving this sweet smocked midi dress!)
All weekend long, the edgy chic site is taking 60% off everything, including sale (and free shipping.)
All of the Pottery Barn sites (PB, PB Teen, and PB Kids) are having a Buy More, Save More Sale with up to 25% off (code SAVEMORE), so if you’ve been dreaming of designing that kids’ room or outdoor space for summer, now’s your chance.
Get 20% off everything at their Memorial Day Sale with code LIVEWELL! In case you don’t know Serena & Lily, they have the most perfect home design goods. These bar stools have been on my wishlist for ages. (I mean, who doesn’t secretly want a hanging rattan chair? And how cute are these pom pom storage bins?)
Buy One, Get One Free on all swimsuits and sandals for the whole family through Saturday!
SHOP THIS WEEK’S LITTLE LOVE NOTES + MEMORIAL DAY SALES POST | CLICK LEFT & RIGHT ARROWS TO EXPLORE
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