Weekend Links #13

This post includes affiliate links which help support Far Beyond Love Hi Friends! This weekend Brandon and I are exploring Charleston, WV because I want to check out Taylor Books, he wants to browse Sullivan’s Records, and I’m sure there’s a new restaurant calling our names. I absolutely have to get down to Sugar Pie…

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt (Book Review)

The story of Lizzie Borden is one that almost everyone has heard and has an opinion on. Did Lizzie Borden really kill her parents with a hatchet? Was it the maid? Maybe an intruder? See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt claims to take on this unsolved case and give mystery lovers a fictional tale of one possible murderer. Did it live up to the hype it’s been getting? Check out my full review.

My Favorite Summer Sandals Under $50

I realized my wardrobe was looking pretty out-dated and it was time for a total refresh. One of the things I decided to update first was my shoe collection because I’m in desperate need of new summer sandals. I didn’t want to bust my budget on shoes so I’m eyeing only the sandals I can score for $50 or less. Right now, these are my favorites.

Using Grounding Techniques + Sensory Strategy to Calm Anxiety

My husband suffers from extreme anxiety that can, at times, be crippling. We have tried dozens of coping mechanisms and advice to various levels of success. Fortunately, we have learned a few different grounding techniques and sensory strategies to help us cope. These three are our favorites. Read through them and give them a try the next time you find yourself or a loved one facing an anxiety attack.

CBD and Hemp Treatibles for an Anxious Dog

Our dog, Wilkins, is such an anxious pup that we haven’t been able to take him anywhere without a complete meltdown. We were recently introduced to Treatibles (CBD + Hemp Chews) and decided to give one to Wilkins to try. A prescription of Xanax didn’t work but we thought maybe CBD would help alleviate his anxiety. After a couple of days on CBD, we felt like the owners of a completely different dog.

Life (+ a WTH to Ryan Reynolds)

Life (2017) featuring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal was our pick for at home movie night – date night. Sci-fi and space movies are not my favorite genre although Brandon definitely loves them. What this movie lacks in originality when it comes to plot it makes up for in gruesome deaths, an open ending, and a giant WTH to Ryan Reynolds for this one particular scene. (This review contains spoilers)

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