The Friday 5

Hi, guys Happy FRIYAY to you!
We are psyched for the weekend because we’re off to Newport for our annual family vacation. It’s literally the weekend we look forward to all year long. We really love everything about Newport, especially this time of year. The city slows down a bit, and it’s so beautiful with the ocean and fall foliage. And, of course, we get to spend quality time with Papi and Lori! 🙂
Have you visited Newport recently? Please let us know if there are any delicious restaurants or fun places to visit. We always love new recommendations. And if you’re visiting Newport soon, here are some of our favorite things to do!
With that, let’s get right to this week’s Friday 5. It’s a great round-up of beauty, health, fitness, and fun! Enjoy the weekend, friends! 🙂

1. Probiotic Instant Resurfacing Pads

These Probiotic Instant Resurfacing Pads are definitely a favorite. I use them every other night along with my beloved Overnight Resurfacing Peel and Overnight Sleeping Cream, and my skin is amazinggggg in the morning! The nice folks from Glowbiotics sent me some to try awhile back, and I just keep buying them as part of my regular skin care routine.

I love using face masks, but I don’t always have the time to apply, sit and wait, and then wash it off. These resurfacing pads are so quick and easy and make your skin look and feel so amazing! The pads gently exfoliate away dead skin cells while minimizing the appearance of pores and blemishes. They even help with pigmentation or age spots over time. They’re seriously the best!

Use code TINA20 for 20% off

Probiotic Instant Resurfacing Pads discount code

2. Happy Glass game

Quinn lovvvvess this game – and it’s fun for adults too! It’s a phone app that teaches you about physics, but it’s totally engaging. It’s been perfect for Quinn to play in the car or when he needs a few minutes of chill time. Actually, all of us really like this game, and it’s sometimes a family affair figuring out specific puzzles!

3. Gary Taubes & Stephan Guyenet on The Joe Rogan podcast

This is an old episode, but probably my favorite episode of all time. I mentioned it to a friend the other day, and I can’t believe I never shared it on the blog. Gary Taubes is a journalist, writer and low-carbohydrate diet advocate. Stephan Guyenet, PhD, is a neuroscientist and is also the founder and director of Red Pen Reviews. The two of them have quite the heated debate about obesity, insulin, diabetes, “calories in/calories out,” what’s making us fat, and more! Each person cites a wide variety of research and studies, which makes the conversation absolutely fascinating. This episode definitely made me rethink weight loss, lifestyle, and food. It’s worth a listen for sure!

4. TCHO chocolate

This chocolate bar was so good, I literally said, “OMG!” when I took my first bite. I love to have a little sweet treat to end the day, and this is my new favorite. The combination of dark chocolate with nutty almonds a touch of sea salt is so dang delicious!
TCHO chocolate almond + sea salt

5. Brooks RUNNER Tank Top

I got this cute tank when I was at the Brooks Innovation Summit in Seattle a couple weeks ago. Not only is it super comfy for both running and workouts, but I love the style. I find myself wanting to wear even when I’m not running because it’s so fun!

brooks runner tank top

Flashback Friday

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  1. It’s been many, many years since I last visited Newport, but I remember I absolutely loved it! It was definitely a beautiful, relaxing town! I hope you and your family have a great time!

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