Penny's Passion: Five on Friday - April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Five on Friday - April 27, 2018

Whoa - it's Friday already!  Not sure how that happened so fast, but I'll take it.  This weekend the weather prediction is sounding pretty fantastic and I'm looking forward to spending some time outside.  Before I start the weekend, here's my five for this week ~

1.  National Superhero Day
Tomorrow is a fun day for all you Marvel fans out there -- it's National Superhero Day!  Dress up in your favorite Superhero cape and head to the new Avenger's movie that is being released today.  Who's your favorite?  Batman ranks up there pretty high for me.  Even though they are fictional, they serve as great role models for us by always serving and protecting while fighting evil.  Their positive attitudes aren't so bad either.  As the Green Lantern would say, "In fearful day, in raging night, with strong hears full, our souls ignite, when all seems list, in the war of light, look to the stars, for hope burns bright!"

National Superhero Day April 28

2.  Burt's Bees Lip Mask
I have a terrible habit of picking at my lips.  Without even knowing it, my fingers will gravitate to them when I'm nervous or thinking really hard or bored.  The result is not pretty.  I picked up a package of Burt's Bees Lip Mask at Target this week and sometime over the weekend I'm going to try this highly rated product.  Here's what Amazon says about it:

  • These ultra-conditioning, single use lip masks will instantly hydrate and define your lips leaving them soft and smooth with the lasting flavor of our lip balms
  • Hydrating lip mask blended with natural ingredients including Meadow foam Seed and Almond Oils that act as a natural lip moisturizer to enhance your pout
  • Burt's Bees Lip Mask acts as a soothing lip care that moisturizes, reconditions and nourishes your pout and brightens your smile naturally with a 100% natural blend of nourishing oils and ingredients.
Want some?  Click HERE to get a pack of 6 from Amazon.
Burt's Bees Moisturizing Lip Mask, 6 Count
3.  Color Flame Candles
This week we helped a friend celebrate her birthday and I picked up the coolest candles.  These babies truly had a colored flame.  I kept thinking about all those pictures I have of Ian blowing out birthday candles and how much cooler the picture would be if the flame on the candle would have been from these candles.  Just thought I'd throw this out there in case any of you are like me and tend to want everything (even the flame on the candle) to be coordinated with your party.
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4.  The Light Within Me
Some of you know Ainsley Earhardt from Fox News and others may recognize the name from her children's books, but this week her new book The Light Within Me was released and the reviews are excellent.  Here's the description from Amazon, "The celebrated Fox News star and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a powerful, uplifting look at her life and her spiritual journey, reflecting on her family, her faith, and her successful career.

In her bestselling children’s book Take Heart, My Child, Ainsley Earhardt drew on her childhood and the inspirational notes her father wrote her before school each morning. In this moving memoir, she reminisces about growing up with a father who loved his children unconditionally—a cherished model of parenthood she has adopted with her own daughter—how her Christian faith has shaped her life, and the dynamic journalism career that has made her a trusted household name.

From her insightful political coverage, including a sit-down with Melania Trump, to her powerful reporting covering some of the most headline-making national events, to her live coverage, including Pope Francis’ visit to New York, Ainsley considers her career and the factors that have propelled her to the top of her field, becoming a cohost of Fox & Friends and contributor to Hannity. Ainsley credits her success to the values she learned from her parents, and to the enduring Christian faith that has been her ballast through thick and thin, in good times and in periods of great difficulty.

Filled with inspirational quotes taken from Scripture and illustrated with sixteen pages of never-before-seen photos, her memoir is infused with her spiritual beliefs and will touch the hearts of all her fans, reminding them to count the blessings God has given them every day of their lives."

Sounds like it could be a great gift idea for Mother's day!  Click HERE to pick up a copy.

5.  Yep....

Haha yeah something along those lines.

Have a great weekend!  I'm looking forward to some sun and being outside without cold or rain.  Tomorrow there will be a giveaway for you to enter, so pop back in and get signed up to win some cash!

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  1. I mean, of all the ways to go out if this world, trippingnon a dog and choking on frosting is certainly not the worst :)

    Those candles look so neat and I never even knew that lip masks were a thing! Thanks for sharing and hope you enjoy that warm weather this weekend :) xo

  2. I should try that lip mask, I'm a picker too. I'm glad to know I'm not the only one who does it, but you're right that the results are not pretty! I didn't know it was National Super Hero day! I'm a Batman girl. And I love everyone in Guardians of the Galaxy. Especially Groot. Have a great weekend!!

  3. Those candles are awesome! Two of my boys are pretty big Avengers fans and often battle over who the better superhero is... I try to stay out of it.

  4. Oh my goodness, that quote made me laugh out loud. Probably because it would probably be me too!

  5. I didn't realize it was Superhero Day tomorrow, but I plan on seeing Avengers so it works out. And my favorite superhero is probably Batman. Please share what you think of those lip masks. Sounds like something I need!


  6. Thank you for sharing Ainsley's books. I hadn't heard of either. But agree that her children's book sounds perfect for Mother's Day. I think I will send it to my BFF and my daughters. Sure appreciate your post!

    Wish I had known about superhero day. My sister is a huge super hero fan because my nephew loved Spiderman and Batman so much before he died of cancer at age 3. She would have loved to dress up with an appropriate tee and maybe a cape. She is my superhero because she has been so strong.

  7. They make a lip mask, what!?! I should get me one of those, my lips are dry (and skin for that matter) from the winter still and like you, I sometimes pick at my lips.

    Love the little kids in the superhero pic. When I see that, I think of Shann and her little boys. :)

    Hope you're having a great week hun! xo