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Happy Friday, my friends! This work week was heavy on the Elisabeth Ashlie side of things getting everything ready for our site overhaul! New arrivals, fresh product photos, and (hopefully) more user-friendly navigation is what you’ll find!

Mike and I have a couple’s virtual baby shower tomorrow, which we’re looking forward to! This will be my fourth virtual baby shower this year. While I’m sure it’s not what the parents-to-be envisioned, I love that I’ve been able to be a participant in celebrating the excitement over a new baby coming soon!

Sweet Liam is pulling up on everything and wants to walk so bad. It’s cute to see him working on a new skill. We’ve got a bit of a ways to go before he can confidently take any steps on his own, but I think it’s going to happen sooner than I imagined.

I woke up craving Mexican food, so I might have to talk Mike into getting some takeout for dinner tonight. Actually, it won’t take any convincing at all. He loves it as much as I do! Plus, the place we get it from also does margaritas to go, which is exactly what I want for my Friday night!

Items Mentioned This Week

Tarte – Shape Tape Ultra Creamy Concealer: Excited to try this! It has eye cream built into the formula for extra hydration. You can use my code “LAURENBOWN15” for 15% off!

Loving Tan – 2 Hour Express Self Tanner: Love the color of this for my skin tone!

Target – Exaggerated Shoulder Tank Top: Like this so much I went ahead and grabbed it in another color! I wear a small.

Our Place – Always Pan: I won’t lie – this is a splurge item but since receiving it I’ve found myself using it nearly every day. I love how versatile and heavy duty it is. You can use my code “LAUREN10” for 10% off.

Dime Beauty: My current go-to’s from Dime are their Super Skin Toner (evens & preps), Hyper Glow Serum (brightens & tightens), and Thirsty Face Mist (locks in hydration). My code “BOWN20” gets you 20% off!

Soma – Wireless Bra: My most worn bra hands down! Currently on sale for only $25!

Amazon – Sunny Indoor Bike: Still really enjoying this bike! You can hear more of my opinions on it saved in my Instagram highlights!

Elisabeth Ashlie – New Arrivals: I teased the earlier this week, but they’re now available to shop!

Active Discount Codes

Our Place (Always Pan) – 10% off + free shipping with code “LAUREN10”

Fit Track – 20% off with code “LAURENE20”

Equilibria – 15% off with code “LAURENEBOWN”

Pura – Free fragrance when you subscribe with code “LAURENBFEB”

Dime – 20% off with code “BOWN20”

Care/Of – 50% off your first order with code “LAURENBOWN”

Home Chef – $90 off with code “LAURENB90”

Native Deodorant – 20% off your first order + free shipping with code “LAURENBOWN”

Loopy Cases – 10% off with code “BOWN10”

Newton Mattress – $50 off + Free Shipping with code “LAURENBOWN”

Tarte – 15% off with code “LAURENBOWN15”

Wellements – 15% off with code “LAURENBOWN”

Tao Clean – 50% off with code “LAURENEBOWN”

Victoria Emerson – 20% off all gold pieces with “20LAUREN”

Have a great weekend!

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  1. 3.5.21
    Felicia Williams said:

    I love Equilibria too! Would love to hear your experience and personal favorites! On a road trip now with hubby and 2 yr old and the soft gels are a livesaver! 🙂

    Take care!

  2. 3.5.21
    Kristi said:

    I have a son named Liam. He will be 25 next month (and yes, it feels like he should still be the age of your Liam). My mom has always called him Sweet Liam. Still does. So seeing you call Liam ‘Sweet Liam’ makes me smile. 😊❤️

    • 3.7.21
      Lauren said:

      Oh, I love that!

    • 3.29.21
      Rachel said:

      I love the color that the Loving Tan 2 hour express self tanner gave you! I am interested in trying it. Did you use medium or dark?