Things I am Loving This Week and Five Friday Faves

A Round-up of favorite products and reads for the first week of April by popular DC lifestyle blogger Baby Castan on Board, as part of her Friday Favorites series.

I am starting a new series this week all about the things I am loving this week. From shopping to reading here are my five favorite things.

Friday Favorites from popular mommy blogger Baby Castan on Board

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  1. IT Cosmetics Confidence in Your Skin — I just ordered the new IT Cosmetics Confidence in Your Skin face wash, Confidence in an Eye Cream, and Confidence in a Cream so far I really like it. They are infused with proprietary Anti-Aging Armour™ Rejuvenating Concentrate. I will check back in to let you know if I see results.
  2. Launch — While I was out of town last week on a business trip Dan took Aiden to an indoor trampoline park called Launch. After I came home we went as a family and had so much fun. We went during Toddler Time so it was super inexpensive for all three of us to bounce.
  3.  Olympics — I am so excited for the Winter Olympics. We were watching some of the pre-Olympic coverage and Aiden was getting so excited about the skating and snowboarding. I can’t wait to watch him experience his first Olympic Games.
  4. Breathe Mama Breathe — I just bought this book and I can’t wait to read it. I have heard amazing things and given all the things going on right now I think I will get a lot out of it.
  5. Love Patrol Tee — I bought this ADORABLE tee for Aiden and it came in this week (you can see my other Valentine’s Day picks here). Yay! Plus Gap is having the Super Cool Kids’ & Baby Sale where you get up to 50% off everything, including baby and toddler, so you know what I will be doing.

I think that rounds up my favorites for this week! Have you tried any of these Friday favorites? Let me know what you think!

I hope you have an amazing weekend.

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Hi, I’m Melissa! I am a mama to an energetic preschooler and newborn, a wife to my amazing husband Dan, and I work full-time as a meeting planner. I started this blog because, after having my first little guy, I quickly learned that exhaustion and baby brain causes you to forget some of the amazing (sometimes horrible and sometimes wonderful) details related to the first several months of raising a baby. Realizing that we would probably have more kids in the future, I wanted to document everything, so we would remember what worked the first time around, and hopefully help other first time mamas along the way!

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