You know those weeks where you just need SLEEP! This was one of those. The only thing I wanted to do by the time the sun went down was hit my pillow. Once I did, I was out the entire night. I usually get up at least once, but that didn't happen (most nights). Wednesday into Thursday was a different story. I was a major stress ball for my first big exam in bio, but that was unneeded! It went pretty well and I'm feeling good about it. 5 chapters in one exam? Ain't got nothin' on me!
Anyway, I'm glad about that immense reserve of recipes I always tell you about because I'm feeling major cooking burn out right now. I'm going to take a few weeks off from creating and let inspiration fester inside for awhile. I know I'll come back refreshed and not stressed about it. Just simple cooking, simple favorite meals for me to eat and not worry about testing and shooting. My passion just needs some time to rest and regenerate!
Now, while I decide how I'll spend my weekend, you all can get your weekly inspiration from this week's Finisher! Happy last weekend of February (plus that extra day!), eat good comforting SIMPLE food, chug some coffee and tea, and cuddle up with loved one! xoxo
Monday: Mini Microwave French Toast
Wednesday: Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
7 essential truths!
O yes! Things need to change.
Yes it is!
Hi, I'm Rebecca and I'm the worst decision maker ever.
This is so true! How could it not!
Mmmm, well, okay.
When you're ready, make your own flow!
O boy. You know what I think!
This image has gone around before, but still eye-opening.
Amen to the (no more) trends!
I used to dream about living in a grocery store when I was younger. No joke 😛
I loved my Easy Bake Oven...but only ever got my mom to let me use it like twice 😛
Can I get an amen!
One of the oldest myths.
I never understood how people drank while eating. I don't. I find it gross actually 😛
They are very different my budding bakers!
Health, Celiac Disease, & Food Allergies:
The learning curve that comes after.
Love this new series from Beth!
This is like a novel, but if you have the time, it's interesting!
Know the signs!
Gluten is not the devil...in most cases.
This makes a lot of sense.
The scariness of undiagnosed celiac.
It may be all fun and games for all the trend followers right now, that will pass with time. But for us CELIACS, it never will. We will always be gluten-free. We must be for our lives.
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
The computer screen was interesting.
Or your professional bio anywhere!
If just takes so much work (for me).
Don't do it!
Which ones are you using?
Still nowhere near there. That video I promised will be delayed a few more months 😛
These are are so brutally true!
Not that everyone hasn't already read Lindsay's (now) viral post but...So I think I do too much commenting and engaging....(but I like to...)
Speaking of the blogger mentioned above...don't let that ever get you down!
I do not agree with this all, but an intriguing post from the famous Carly. Good read!
That bowl and that strainer!
Haha. Yes, that's about right!
Haha, my life!
Geeking out over here!
And the difference between swears and slurs!
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Honey Mustard Pecan Crusted Salmon. I've told you how much I love honey mustard on salmon!
Vegan Beet Stew with Celery Root Puree. Hello, winter dinner!
Vegan Happy Meal. This will make you more than just happy!
Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies. Imagine that soft gooey bite!
Vegan Gluten-Free Date Squares. Fig newton, meet date!
Oatmeal with Dried Figs & Cherries. The fig cherry combo is calling me!
Black Pumpkin Sushi. Bet you've never had sushi like this!
Honey Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls. Would you ever pass this up? No!
Baked Jerk Chicken with Coconut Rice and Cinnamon Sweet Plantains. Do I even need to explain?
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ My new tripod!!! It's amazing! So many years of struggle, forever in the past now!
+ Sleep 😉 Really, it's a good thing!
So tell me:
+ Why is it called a leap year when we are ADDING a day. Shouldn't it be the other way around? When the year LEAPS over and skips the 29th? I'm so confused!
+ Have you ever given yourself burnout on something you love?
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