Happy Friday! Welcome to Friday Favorites where sometimes there is a theme and sometimes it’s a random mix mash of crazy; this week you get the latter of the two. Am I the only one who has been thrown off by a Tuesday holiday? Yikes! I had to hold down the fort at work on Monday and ever since I’ve been all sorts of off on my days. I’m so super ready to hang at home this evening and sleep in on Saturday morning.
Only two days of work next week and then Dillon and I are off to Big D for a national baseball tourney and I’m sure it will be long and hot, hot, hot! If you have any fun restaurants to share in the Farmers Branch area I’d love to hear about it. Now on to my random faves.
Y’all, Jordan sent me this while she was dog sitting for us and I almost peed my pants. She just moved into a new place but wasn’t able to move the furniture into the bedrooms because the carpets needed to be cleaned. She had 3 dogs she was watching plus her own, Pesto, and this was her entertainment. Dutch loves to be under the blankets but getting out in a hurry when everyone starts barking is quite the task! He’s special.
Healthy Eating Challenge
We completed 30 days of sharing our meals and encouraging one another to make better choices. Here are just a few of my favorite meals that were shared to show you eating “clean” and healthy isn’t all that bad!
I was excited to have a few other bloggers join the challenge and share! Lisa from Coast to Coast has been doing the FASTer Way to Fat Loss and if you are interested she has a link in this post. She shared the buffalo chicken lettuce wraps in picture #1 and while she didn’t link a recipe, my daughter Jordan shared this one. My friend Jenni at A Pocketful of Polka Dots also joined us and I’m totally excited about trying the chicken zoodle soup she shared in picture #2. My newest love is jicama tortillas and I loaded them up with chicken carnitas made in my instant pot shown in picture #3. Lastly, when all else fails a bunless burger is a win! My friend Alyssa shared her simple dinner of a bunless burger, sweet potatoes and asparagus in picture #4.
All this to say, I am going to continue hosting this little private Facebook group for my own accountability and for some new ideas for presenting a cleaner plate on the table. If you might be interested, please send me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org or friend me on Facebook and request I add you. Would love to have you!
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Week in Review
On Monday I shared the answers to some questions my Blended Blog sisters asked! One had to do with whether I drink coke or pepsi and, well, I shared this basic sentiment only tonight I found the “real” wording. Love it. You can see all my answers here.
Tuesday I joined the Ageless Style beauties to share my thoughts on wearing shorts over 40….ummm yes I will. Wednesday it was all about sharing a few pictures from our July 4th festivities and I could not help but share this adorable pink top (50% off) because on Wednesdays we wear pink! Thursday I reviewed four books I read in June and you definitely want to check those out if you are a reader.
And that’s what’s going on around here! Hope you all have a fabulous weekend!
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