Don’t expect much activity from me today in the blog/social media world. Why? Because this girl is NJ-bound! A day earlier then expected and I am sorta-kinda-totally pumped! This feels a bit surreal as well. My one roommate and I were talking about how “weird” it feels and how many crazy emotions have been running through our minds this past week. It feels like we just stepped foot on campus and DC. She said the smell of the stairwell was giving her major flashback to the first night we stayed here. I totally relate. This whole week felt like the first week again. Everything seemed so new and I like I was noticing everything for the first time. It may also have to do with the fact that we had tons of hours to fill and the sun has been shining, awakening everyone again from those long cold winter months when we just wanted to crawl back in bed and wait for summer.
Everything just feels “weird” right now. That’s the only word to describe it. Nothing seems normal in my life right now. This past week I spent many hours in Starbucks. Blogging, thinking, studying, and drinking….a lot of coffee and tea! But I’ve felt like I’m just floating. I don’t feel grounded, but loose and free falling. I’m not sure if it’s good or bad, but we’ll see once I get settled back in NJ.
For now, I hope you are feeling grounded, loved, and happy where ever you are! Here’s to a super sunshiney weekend and a BEAUTIFUL Mother’s Day on Sunday! I’m so excited to be able to spend it with my momma! I know seeing my face will be the greatest gift to her 😉 Haha! And I hope to cook her a fancy dinner like last year! Happy Friday friends!
Monday: Spiced Cashew Plum Rice Porridge
Wednesday: What To Avoid With Celiac Disease
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
Amen! They’re only “flaws” if you call them that.
The only thing that matters is what you think of yourself.
Wonderful ways to implement some help!
Yes, and we need to focus on and do the important things.
We have to accept that things are always changing and we must do only what we can do.
I adore all of these! Really, these are great!
Make people like you!
One of my favorite parts of the practice <3
Love all of these, just in forearm stand instead!
Those cringe-educing article about how many calories “this many burpees” will burn off!
Dinner bowls are life!
Just make it all!
Haha, I love this! Childhood memories of what mom would make!
It’s okay if you make the switch back. Just do what’s right for you.
Did you know it’s amazing? 😉
Seriously, dairy is the easiest thing to change out!
Get the list and stock up on the goods!
This is golden!
Hahaha! Omg! I love this “quiz”!
Great list! <3
Yes! “Dieting” does not work!
Have you ever heard of this disease?!
This could explain some common ailments!
You’re not helping by saying these things.
It can be helpful at certain times 😛
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
One of my favorite lists! Even though I never use them 😛
I’m glad my blog name will always be relevant, but social handles are different though.
Living life is the most important thing you can do.
Wonderful unique ideas!
This is mapped out great! Super simple to set some new goals!
Great prompts for really going deep.
Must try this!
For all you “nicheless” bloggers, you may want to rethink that.
Some great plugins you may want to think of using.
I think I’m going to start painting this summer!
I Love coloring! It can be so relaxing for sure!
when you need mass overhaul during a transitional time.
Wow….I wish I was that good at editing and photoshop 😉
Okay….this is like exactly true!
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Quinoa and Grape Salad. Doesn’t this look divine? Perfect for Mother’s Day too!
Turmeric Tahini Banana Bread. The greatest banana bread I’ve ever seen!
Spring Veggie Tacos. I think we need to make it Taco Friday 😉
Protein Cinnamon Toast Crunch Muddy Buddies. Muddy Buddies have never tasted so good :O
Vegan Chocolate Waffle Cookies. You could easily make these GF and then…perfection!
Coconut Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Maple Rum Raisin Sauce. I think this calls for an ice cream social 😉
Caribbean Plantain & Bean Boats. Stuffed plantains!? Omg!!!!
Mango Banana Pudding Popsicles with Granola. Imagine eating these, sitting out by the pool or on the beach <3
Grilled Salmon with Pineapple and Piquillo Peppers Salsa. This just screams “fancy Summer bbq”!
Spicy Chicken Skewers with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. Or if you don’t want salmon, have this awesome chicken!
Crispy Baked Avocado Tortas. This is pure avocado love!
Banana Walnut Granola. It’s just so simple and beautiful! Look at those clusters!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ I went to Starbucks one morning for my normal coffee/blogging routine I’d been doing all week. Got my venti dark. Then I left did some stuff, and came back into the city a few hours alter and ordered a venti passion iced tea. The barista was the same guy as the morning and he let me have what would normally be a $3.09 drink, for only $2 (since her knew I only had $2.80 left on my card. What he didn’t know was I had another $50 card in my wallet!) 🙂
+ I really am official “adult” status now. A full year of college under my belt with tons of growth! (Maybe!)
+ Getting to see my family in T-minus a few hours!!!!
So tell me:
+ Are you planning any fun Mother’s Day outings, dinners, brunches, events?
+ Do you know the “floating” feeling I’m talking about? How did you re-ground yourself again? I think it’s just because I’m in the huge transition again. Transitions/change always seem to cause that free-fall feeling.
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