Happy Friday! The weekend has arrived and its time to unwind from a busy week. The first week of July is almost gone. Does anyone else feel this year is going by so fast? This edition of favourites includes a look back in the past as well as some new finds I stumbled upon that caught my interest. Let’s take a look at all the things I’ve been recently loving.
When I was growing up, one of my favourite musicians was Alejandro Sanz. His unique voice, incomparable songwriting and the sound of his pop/flamenco songs hold a very special place in my heart. But I hadn't listen to his music in years, partly because I was carrying an emotional baggage from a past relationship. But I'm a firm believer that if you let time and patience guide you, you will eventually heal and move on. The universe knows when you're ready to experience things again. And last week I had one song, No me compares, stuck in my head for days. So I went to Spotify and searched for the song. I listened to it on repeat and then I made a playlist of all of my favourite Alejandro Sanz hits.
While watching a TV show called Life Sentence, I discovered Riley Smith, who played Dr. Grant. During one episode of the show he plays with his band at a bar. Since I had a big crush on the guy I decided to go all stalker mode and Google him. And I was so excited when I learned he is a singer in real life. I listened to all his songs on Spotify and they are amazing. Give them a listen if you're into romantic, folk/country-rock music.
Summer is starting to intensify with really hot temperatures and strong sunlight. In order to take care of my hair I've been using the Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner from Art Naturals. I use the Argan Oil Hair Mask once a week and my hair looks shiny and feels softer. I also love using Rituals shower foam, body scrub and body cream from The Ritual of Happy Buddha collection which has a fresh and revitalising aroma of Sweet Orange and Cedar.
Weekly crossword puzzles from The New Yorker
This is something I love doing every Monday. I go to the Puzzles Department site and try to solve the weekly crossword. I admit I'm not the most clever or cultured individual but I really enjoy the challenge. It helps me relax and forget about everything. I like to take some hours and just sit with my laptop and concentrate trying to complete the puzzle. It's therapeutic and motivational.
Flower Shop Mysteries
I rarely watch anything from HBO. My main source of entertainment comes from Netflix and YouTube. But these past Monday I was siting in front of the TV after watching the World Cup games, browsing through the channels until I landed on HBO Family. There was a movie called Flower Shop Mysteries. It was already half way through when I started watching but I was immediately hooked. It looked like a better quality Hallmark film and the story line was good. I really like mystery girly movies like Nancy Drew. So I did my research and apparently there are three movies in the series. Excuse me while I go binge watch the rest and try to solve the mystery. I'll keep you updated.
Instagram of the Week
Mia Stammer looking gorgeous with her new short, platinum blonde hair.
Tweet of the Week
That's all for this week's Friday Favourites. I had so much fun putting this list together. Let me know in the comments below what are some things you've been loving lately. If you enjoyed this post make sure you like and share it with your friends. Thank you for reading.
Until next time.