Friday Favorites: Dry Skin Solutions & Pumpkin Donuts

This Friday favorites article includes dry skin solutions for winter, yummy recipes, tips for dealing with difficult people and warm socks.
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Last Updated on January 3, 2021 by Lori Geurin

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a great week and are looking forward to a relaxing weekend ahead. I’m excited because tomorrow I’m going to a tea room with my sweet Mom and aunts for lunch. Pinkies up!

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But even if tea rooms are not your cup of tea, I hope you’ll find something of interest below in our Friday Favorites. This post contains affiliate links. You can read our Affiliate Policy here.

Friday Favorites

1. Yummy Recipes

If you’re looking for some new recipes to try this fall, here are a few low-carb, keto recipes that are delicious, even for beginners.

Related: Keto Diet Basics: What To Eat And What Not To Eat


2. Dry Skin Solutions

As the temperatures turn colder, many people start to have dry skin issues. Here are some dry skin solutions to help…

  • 7 Natural Remedies For Eczema is a great article for anyone dealing with eczema from Wellness Mama, one of my favorite fellow bloggers.
  • CereVe Moisturizing Cream is the cream of the crop when it comes to affordable, long-lasting moisturizers. Our family has been using it for years. I love that it’s oil-free and non-comedogenic, which means it won’t clog your pores and cause acne breakouts. This makes it perfect to use on your face and body.
  • Sky Organics Organic Lip Balm 6-Pack is the balm diggity when it comes to pampering your kisser. It goes on smooth and leaves your lips softer than a leading brand which might remind you of bees. 😉
  • Here are Dermatologists Top Tips For Relieving Dry Skin.
  • Coconut oil is one of the best natural dry skin solutions. You can slather it all over your body and smell like you’re at the beach. A word of warning to those of you with acne-prone skin…I would be careful about using it on your face unless you know you tolerate it well. Some people, myself included, break out when coconut oil is applied to their faces.
This Friday favorites article includes dry skin solutions for winter, yummy recipes, tips for dealing with difficult people, and warm socks.
These guys! Max and Rudy love them some homemade pumpkin donuts.

3. Baking Pumpkin Donuts

My 16-year-old daughter, Emma helped me bake scrumptious pumpkin donuts earlier this week and our Boston Terriers, Max and Rudy were swarming the kitchen. I can’t blame them though. The cinnamony scent was pretty amazing. 

Do you like eating pumpkin foods in the fall?

If so, here are 13 Pumpkin Recipes to get you started.

4. Warm Socks!

I’m loving these warm compression socks for men and women. They have over 7,000 4.5-star reviews on Amazon and are so soft and comfy.

And, best of all, they come in a variety of awesome colors and patterns. If you don’t like these cute designs, never fear, because they have solid colors too.

Compression socks are great if you’re on your feet all day, are an athlete or if you simply want to be warm and stylish.

(I know, style is in the eye of the beholder and I choose the make my own.) I can wear these under a pair of jeans, leggings or tall boots. My legs feel invigorated after wearing them all day and I can’t say the same is true without them.

Chalk it up to having four children perhaps. Either way, I’m gonna be wearing these socks until summer is here again!

5. Tips For Dealing With Difficult People

While toxic, difficult people are not my favorite, the helpful tips below are.

As the holidays approach many people say they feel overwhelmed with extra work they need to get done. And though no one wants to be stressed out, it’s likely you’ll face people who aren’t dealing the best.

So here are 20 Tips For Dealing With Difficult People that can help.

Related: 5 Simple Ways To Relieve Stress And Relax

What You Can Do Now

Do you have special plans for the weekend or are you staying in to snuggle up with a good book to read?  I’d love to know!

Share your thoughts below!

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This Friday favorites article includes dry skin solutions for winter, yummy recipes, tips for dealing with difficult people, and warm socks.
Happy Friday Favorites!
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8 thoughts on “Friday Favorites: Dry Skin Solutions & Pumpkin Donuts”

  1. This weather has been messing with my skin big time! Needed some dry skin solutions in my life haha! These pumpkin doughnuts sound amazing too! Love me some pumpkin!

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