I hope the calendar is wrong and we aren't really in the middle of July already! That's just insane! But I've been keeping busy, running around (uh, driving around), going crazy in the archives and reshooting so many old recipes so I can continue updating one a week even when school starts back up, drinking so much iced coffee, and enjoying every bit of summer (storms and all!). It's really just a lazy summer, but that's okay. I have a feeling this coming school year will be crazy. Must enjoy the "no responsibilities" mindset while I can!
I've also been meeting up with my mom on Thursdays during her lunch hour for a little "coffee date". We usually go and get some DD, go for a walk, talk, etc. I always look forward to stopping by for a little quality time every week (yesterday I brought some Enjoy Life chocolate chip muffins for the office!) before I have to go back to school and "leave the nest" again!
On to what you came (clicked) here for...the links! Happy Friday and have a fabulous summer weekend! xoxo
Monday: Blueberry Yogurt Banana Bread
Recently Updated Post: The Ultimate Banana Pancakes
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
Yea, sorry, money does buy happiness!
O, so good!
We all need to be okay with ourselves.
Love the gardening analogy!
The beauty of utter silence.
It's not about "working hard".
Hoola-Hoops and Jazzercise! I bet in 30 years we'll be like, "CrossFit?? TRX??"
I always love what she has to say! The truth!
Which is best?
I've never made a whole chicken myself...yet.
Eat your nuts!
...here comes the backlash!
Health, Celiac Disease, & Food Allergies:
I could get on board!
Except for the 1% of us.
From the #1 authority!
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
Something you may want to bookmark and save.
For time-sensitive offers, perhaps?
Or for view of only a few!
Or just use Grammarly! (I LOVE it!)
O, but yes they do!
It can be a bit tricky!
This seems super helpful!
What type of food blogger are you? I think I'm a mix of 1 and 3...
So sad and true. Pinterest sucks now, plain and simple. I never go on the platform.
Career & Business:
Anyone else feeling this?
You don't need anyone to tell you!
I think we all feel this in the summer!
I think I'm just going to say I'm a kid again!
Important values to instill!
Polar Bears are my second favorite animal after cows!
Bahaha! I thought this was rather funny 😉
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Balsamic and Fig Vegetable Stir Fig. The most beautiful stir fry I've seen!
Asian Chive Pancakes. These look and sound so good!
Salmon Fried Rice with Green Onions. Need this for dinner!
Middle Eastern Gluten-Free Wraps with Sun-Dried Tomato Pate. It's lunchtime!
Watermelon Seed and Chocolate Chip Freezer Bars. You guys know you want one!
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes. The simplicity of the chocolate cupcake!
Strawberry & Pistachio Chia Oat Bars. Loving this combo!
Roasted Hakurei Turnips & Radishes. These just look so comforting!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ Even with no AC in our cars and a failing AC in the house...I'm still so grateful for the summer heat!
So tell me:
+ What are you up to this weekend?
+ Any good reads or recipes to share?
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