Penny's Passion: Five on Friday - March 27, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Five on Friday - March 27, 2020

We've made it to Friday!  What a week!  We are currently under order to shelter in place and all non-essential businesses are closed.  Eric is still working and I'm working from home.  What's your situation?  Whatever your situation is, I'm so glad you stopped by today to read my Five on Friday!  So with no further ado, here you go ~

1.  Ozark
Today's the day!  Season three of Ozark releases today and it couldn't have come at a more perfect time.  I'm so ready for something to binge this weekend as we shelter in place.  Eric and I both love this drama so it will be fun watching the 10 new episodes together.

2.  Concert Hosted by Elton John
Sunday night, March 29, Elton John will be entertaining us from his stay-at-home concert.  It's going to air commercial-free on Fox at 8 pm Central Time.  He'll be joined by Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, and Tim McGraw.  All of them will be performing from their homes.  The artists will be encouraging us to donate to Feeding America and First Responders Children's Foundation.  It sounds like a fun time!

3.  Walmart has new ice cream flavors!
If ice cream is one of your comfort foods, get ready to be comforted!  Walmart is introducing four new flavors for you to add to your cart:  Margarita Lemon-Lime Sherbet, Root Beer and Vanilla Float Ice Cream, Circus Cookie Ice Cream, and Mango Habanero Coconut Ice Cream.  Sounds pretty interesting, doesn't it?  Which one would you want to try?  For me, I wouldn't mind sampling the Root Beer and Vanilla Float one.

4.  A Year of Us
If you're stuck in your home sheltering at home with your significant other, conversation may be getting a bit underwhelming.  A Year of Us book could help you out.  Here's the summary from Amazon ~
Deepen your connection―daily questions to help couples explore each other
Whether you’ve been together a month or 25 years, there’s always something new to learn about each other. A Year of Us is the couples journal that helps the two of you grow your connection through 365 days of insightful questions that explore your hopes, dream, needs, wants, and more.
Covering everything from the lighthearted to the heartfelt, this couples journal makes it simple to start new conversations with each other―every day of the year. Strengthen your bond by examining questions of finance, sexuality, hopes, dreams, and even hobbies. This will improve your mutual understanding and create an even more solid foundation for your relationship.
A Year of Us: A Couples Journal features:
365 days, 365 questions―What makes it hard for you to apologize? What were some of the most romantic moments from when you first started dating? Each entry offers a new opportunity to learn about each other.
A shared exploration―Reflect on yourselves and your relationship as you write in answers that can easily grow into full-fledged conversations that reach outside this couples journal.
Guided growth―See how the two of you change during the year with the help of opening and closing reflections that show you how this couples journal has affected your lives.

Communication is the key to every successful relationship, and this couples journal will help you develop that skill every day.

5.  Wardrobe necessity...
Image may contain: possible text that says 'PSA... ...every few days try your jeans on just to make sure they still fit. Pajamas will have you believe all is well in the kingdom.'

This week I've had a couple Zoom chats with friends and have another one scheduled this weekend.  Really looking forward to seeing my friends' faces.  I might try a new recipe or two.  What's on your list to do the next couple of days?  Pop in next week to see what we were up to.

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  1. My husband is still working too; in fact he's putting in a few extra hours here and there as they are just slammed with work. He's pretty excited about the new season of Ozarks but I never got into it as much as I tried. I think we'll be trying out a few new recipes this weekend for sure.

  2. You find such great things. The ice cream!! Next week is my birthday and I might just try all the flavors. That mango-habanero sounds like something right up my alley. And Margarita!! Yes, please. PC would like the circus animal flavor, too.

    We are on day 3 of shelter in place but day 7 of self-quarantining after flying home from Kentucky a week ago. So far, so good. But today I am feeling a little more anxious or nervous.

    We tried Ozark but didn't get beyond one or two episodes, so might be time to revisit it. Currently watching Contagion from 2011, which is freaking me out just a little bitsy. Too accurate to what we are experiencing now.

    Heading over to the buy the book you shared now. Thank you. We do a gratitude journal night and could add this to our bedtime routine.

  3. I just started watching Ozark during this stay at home time. I'm on season 2. What a dark show! Thanks for the heads up on the Elton John concert! Love him!

  4. I'm on rotation but we are closed to clients so I'll be there once a week at least. Keith is working remotely but has to go in on occasion. I should really watch Ozark, I just never got into it. I did just finish bingeing Cheer. It was pretty good!