I totally did not know it was National Doughnut Day on June 5th (today), when I posted my Triple Chocolate Doughnut recipe last week! Finally, I was ahead of the game with these foodie holidays! So I urge you to make either these Gingerbread Doughnuts or the Triple Chocolate right now!
Besides doughnut baking, I've been crazy in the kitchen all week. I consider it my birthday gift to myself too, just living out the joy! That's right, my birthday is tomorrow! Hello 19! I really don't plan on doing anything though and just want my usual slow Saturday. Good news is that the weather is forecasted to be perfect! 80 degrees and sunny. I hope to go on a walk and breath, feeling the ground under my feet. That would be nice. Plus some pancakes and my longest day of yoga practice as usual. I'll make it a good day this year for sure!
Anyway, here's this week's finisher (packed as usual), but full of goodness to keep you not bored all weekend long! Keep these Friday Finishers bookmarked to refer back to anytime you get a free moment or two to catch up on some good reads!
Tuesday: 19 Wisdoms Of Life
Wednesday: The Need For Creative Passions
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
This is something to think about!
I think #2 is super important!
You can't please everyone so screw the negative ones!
Learning happens over time.
It's not about forgetting, but accepting and letting go!
Temptation bundling! I think we all do this without realizing it!
I could cry, these are all so true!
Okay, I think I did cry with this one. This was me too!
Do you know the signs for when it's time to slow down?
The last point, it may just not be for you!
My slow running girl!
Really, it is all about diet and nutrition.
Because the reasons can be endless!
Step off the treadmill and pick up some weights!
These 7 tips are perfect!
Gotta plank it out correctly!
Don't be fooled!
#1 and #8 are the best!
I want a burner cover so bad!
This is all you need all summer long!
Time to talk about real nutrition.
This summer I WILL get to some!
I think everyone's life just got 1000x better 😉
Stock up on these amazing foods!
This will change your little foodie life!
Learn some tips from the masters!
For all your storing needs!
I want you to first, read this post, then read the link above and slowly scroll down to #1. Then laugh...I know I did!
Yea, a calorie is not just a calorie.
This is an awesome and important post I helped collaborate on! Please read and share!
Anxiety is a whole different ballgame than stress.
Super interesting and great perspective!
Great tips for reliving stress!
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
A picture (or graphic) says 1000 words!
You need to have a clearly defined niche if you want to go big and be trusted.
With that said, what's going to happen with the small bloggers?
Well this would be helpful!
Informative and CUTE!
They're out! Love these lists!
It's all about being unique...majorly!
Hahahaha! So true!
I always find these updates so interesting! Facebook is pretty even as far as age-wise!
I've been working hard on this for all my new recipes (which you'll see slowly and eventually! Still have old one o post first!)
Actually, this guide is all you'll ever need! Wow! Bookmark!
I've never actually checked yearly! I will at the end of June!
O how I want to...but it's hard! Why!?
This is the style Journalists use. I learned a lot here!
I feel like a lot of us are feeling these lately!
Can you really make money without staging perfection?
I have a lot of sightseeing to do!
These are so awesome! And will provide a good laugh!
You know...for when I make that trip to Europe!
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Strawberry Coconut Soup with Mint. Have you ever made a sweet fruit based soup?
Ceder Plank Trout with Asian Guacamole. There is nothing not to love here! I almost bought a few ceder planks at the store this week too! Ugh!
Cashew Chipotle Sauce & Veggie Tacos. That sauce is calling my name!
Raw Vegetable Summer Rolls with Triple Sesame Dipping Sauce. All these recipes this week have killer sauces!
Tropical Rainbow Vegetable "Rice" with Pineapple Coconut Tahini. All good recipes include tahini 😉 This is amazing!
Plantain Tortillas. Well I think you know I love this!
15-Minute Coconut Curry Noodles Soup. Just look at that! Omg!
Chicken Posole. That just looks and sounds delicious!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ I finished Breaking Bad on Netflix, was totally not impressed with the ending...Why did everyone like it so much? So now I started Prison Break on Netflix! I had seen the first season and some of the second when it originally aired years ago, but due to my dance schedule, I was never home at night to watch it. So for years I've been dying to see it again, the whole thing this time. Such a killer show!
+ I went on my longest driving journey this week, didn't get lost (woohoo!), driving is like riding a bike, it does come back!
So tell me:
+ How will you be celebrating National Doughnut Day? The new recipe I made has been my breakfast yesterday and today 😉
+ Watching any good TV series on Netflix? On Wednesday while I was in the kitchen ALL day cooking, I had Prison Break on which was playing on my laptop on the counter. It was a nice little "work" set up!
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