Hello again! How was your weekend? If this Monday came too soon for you, we hope this week’s list of favorites gives you something to smile about! Here’s a few things we’re loving right now.
- The ColorStory App: This brand-new photo editing app is from the lovely ladies over at A Beautiful Mess! Staying true to their love of color, their app breathes new life into your photos and restores them with a more accurate representation of the images as you captured them. For example, in the above photo, the top image is the original and the bottom is the edit. The lighting conditions changed the appearance of the ocean and sky, but the editing tools in the ColorStory app allowed me to bring the brightness of the blues back to what they were when I took the picture! In addition to the editing tools, the app includes some pretty cool filters with the option to buy more. (99 cents for nine filters!) Otherwise, the app is free to download on iOS. Android coming soon.
- My Foneso Selfie Stick: Speaking of taking pictures… Check out my new selfie stick! That’s right, I finally got one! It was a Christmas gift from my brother and sister-in-law and, it’s super nice! For one thing, it’s a selfie stick and tripod in one! It holds your phone very securely and extends up to 3 feet. It also comes with a Bluetooth remote, eliminating the need to set a timer and run into frame. It’s great for group pictures and countless #ootd photos. 🙂 If you’re in the market for a quality product, I highly recommend this one!
- This year’s Super Bowl match-up: This past weekend was the last of the NFL Playoffs, deciding the Super Bowl match-up for 2016, and I couldn’t be more excited! (That is, unless my Jaguars make it to the Super Bowl in my lifetime!) The Denver Broncos will face the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50!! After a tough game, full of field goals and punts, the Broncos beat the Patriots for their ticket to the Super Bowl. I’ve never been a fan of the Patriots, and I really wanted Peyton Manning to go as a Bronco before he retires, so I’m pleased the Broncos won yesterday. As for Carolina, their near-perfect season is being rewarded! I really like Cam Newton and think the whole team deserves their chance at the Super Bowl. One thing’s for sure, the Broncos v. Panthers match-up will definitely make for an exciting Super Bowl 50! 14 days and counting!!
- DQ Blizzards: So, I don’t care how cold it is outside, I am always down for ice cream! And, when it’s some delicious DQ soft serve with all kinds of goodies mixed in, it’s perfection. Plus, they just opened up a full Grill and Chill DQ literally across the street from me this past week! If you love tasty ice cream, be sure to join the Blizzard Fan Club to get BOGO Blizzard coupons every other month and to get one on your bday.
- The Awkward Yeti‘s Heart and Brain comics: If you’ve never seen these comics, I encourage you to go flip through a few pages of them. While I love all of Nick Seluk’s comics, Heart and Brain are the most relatable to me because they almost always mirror me and Andrew, respectively. Brain is always the serious and hard-working one, while Heart is happy and go-lucky, and occasionally the procrastinator. Also, how can you pass up the cute butterfly that’s always following Heart around?
- Nathan Walters’ Escape: I hadn’t listened to this album in a while. I was trying to give the Biebs a chance by listening to his newest album (it’s not terrible…), and one of his songs sounded like Nathan’s style. So, naturally, I checked Spotify for his album. Boom. There it was. If he looks familiar to you, that’s because he was 1/5 of the early 2000’s Christian boy band plusONE. They will forever be in my favorites (they announced a reunion, but that was almost 2 years ago… *tear*), so I love all their other ventures. This album from Nathan is full of mellow pop with a little electronic stuff thrown in. Love it.
What are some of your favorites of the moment? Let us know in the comments!