Christmas is just 9 short days away! Do you feel the excitement, the electric currents of joy flowing through the air? I think I'll be a bit merrier after Wednesday night. That will officially mark the end of the semester and beginning of winter break! I'm excited to go home and sleep in my own bed! That's always such a joy, to snuggle up in your own bed after months away, heck, I get that feeling even just a weekend away! Crazy though that I won't have much time to "readjust" before Christmas. I have a feeling the entire weekend will just be a big blur, but hopefully a blur of love, hugs, and comfort!
As we head into our last week before Christmas and the second to last week of 2016, let's all go in full-force and make the best of our current situations and go out with a bang! Keep on keeping on and savor these moments! Happy Friday, have a great weekend, and enjoy this week's Friday Finisher reads!
Thursday: Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments
Recently Updated: Chocolate Peppermint Quinoa Flakes
Recently Updated: Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Flakes
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
Some beautiful ideas to think about!
Do these good things!
What do you want to improve on?
They know what they're talking about.
I Like #3!
This is so true!
Step out of it!
Some things to think about in the new year?
These are badass!
Find the one that's just right!
The landscape needs some changing.
Anyone else grossed out by Beyond Meat's video? Bahaha!
Be still my kitchen-loving heart <3
Love these! Support these guys!
Health, Celiac Disease, & Food Allergies:
This does need to be fixed; it's been an issue for too long.
Eye-opening? We had a decline in life expectancy for the first time since 1993.
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
This...this is so good!
I think I want to challenge myself to get back into my photography (excluding food).
Just like if running make you a runner.
Some tools to help you up your game in 2017!
Creatives in all niches!
Join the discussion! Do you? I will be! (More on that later!)
I think all businesses/brands can take some insight from these!
The secretly powerful group!
Already rockin' it! I'm going to really dive in once I get home though!
Really...don't judge yourself by those numbers you see on Facebook!
Let's all grow our strategies in 2017!
O gosh, guys! Go crazy! 😛
+ http://photography-mapped.com/Photoagraphy Mapped
Your life will be changed. THIS is how to learn how to use the camera!
I'm glad I finally did one!
See a viral post? Use that title!
THIS! This might be my favorite episode of my favorite podcast <3
Career, Business, & Success:
Let's make 2017 perfect for us!
I may just check out some of these!
I always take on the leader role :/
Ah! This is such a good idea! I already do something similar!
Because there is no end of perfection! You can never "get" to perfect!
All the many, many ways to make money online!
Don't make an avoidable mistake!
Track you time to make more time!
Let's go for a walk!
One of my dream locations (even though I hate the cold!)
Ah! I love this!
O, these are so pretty!
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Lentil Walnut Gingerbread Biscotti. The power of the legumes!
Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes. My favorite sandwich in cupcake form!
Quick Maple Tahini Oat Cookies. So simple and delicious!
Miso Glazed Salmon with Sesame Soba Noodles. This perfect dinner! So yummy!
No Bake Nanaimo Bars. These just look so perfect!
Almond Macaroons with Satsuma Marmalade. Check out these flavors!
Golden Turmeric Chickpea Chicken Soup. This may get me to love soup!
Gingerbread-Spiced Vegan French Toast. Christmas morning breakfast!
Salmon + Spicy Caraway Tomato Sauce. More salmon in a crazy delicious way!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ Finishing the semester. Not sure if I'm feeling excitement or nerves. I'm not really scared for my finals, but...I just want them to be over!
So tell me:
+ What are you cooking/baking, watching, and listening to this weekend?
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