Is the weather so crazy because of this coming transition from summer to fall? Wow! I think I experienced all forms of weather this week (except snow...thankfully!). From extreme heat in the 90s to cold temps in the morning (and below zero temps in classrooms!), to scary gloomy pouring rain and storms. It's hard to know what to wear! More crazy transitions I'm experiencing? O the excitement of school work 😛 This is the year of science and math and let me tell you, I really don't like math! However, a necessary evil that "must" accompany the science class. It's pre-calc, so things are coming back to me from senior year of high school, but still, I'd rather write essays and analyze a text than do 500 million math problems that will never benefit me in the practical sense. I actually liked math when I was younger (I'm talking Algebra I), but as things started getting more "out there", that love was lost 😉 And props to the adults who didn't have scientific calculators back in the day! (Although learning to use those can be just as hard as doing the math and graphing yourself!)
I am feeling better about staying on top of things like I talked about last week though. Even though this year I have more work than last, it feels good to finish an assignment, move on to the next, and slowly make progress to my end goal (which I've finally figured out). I still have to see how things go, but I may end up switching up my posting. It may be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, instead of Tuesday, but we'll see! And don't worry I still was able to gather up some great posts (and food pins) for you of course!
So if you're like me and didn't feel like this week was "shorter" with that 3 day weekend, take a deep breath, grab some coffee, sit back, and start click, click, clicking away at the links that peek your interest (and the drool-worthy food!) xoxo
Monday: Pumpkin Pie Snack Bites
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
This video! Beauty and wisdom!
But you must!
If these solutions worked for them, they can work for you!
Nodding my head to this!
Yes! Stop it already!
I can't either! I think this applies to more things than just parenting. But ugh!
Yes! Just because you read something, doesn't mean you;re taking action on it.
These tips could be helpful!
Great perspective and one I totally agree with!
Time to get out those crayons! ( I covet my 99 box of Crayola!)
Still much rather do a long run than anything else!
It all depends on goals.
Gearing up for the big day with your sanity intact!
If your interested in getting your certification!
She takes you through the whole race journey! Insane!
Can I get an amen!
I don't even like to eat out, but these places sound fab!
O, you can never go too far 😉
So I should be a lawyer? Hahaha!
Haha, real desserts 😛 That's a good one!
And also this goes along with the above link 😛
Be prepared to see some applesauce this year!
Guess my mango skin consumption could be dangerous 😛
Fabulous, delicious recipes!
Exactly! (And you know how I feel about that darn food waste!)
This is such a fantastic read! Make sure to check this out!
#1! That is the worst!
Really, I love my fermented goodies!
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
Because lists rock!
It feels a bit crowded, don't you think?
It all becomes clear now!
Write, write, write!
I hope I keep you guys excited 😉
Totally agree with the blank void of nothingness!
A REALLY thick skin!
I guess it really does depend on the situation.
Love these ideas! I should use them 😛
O gosh! I can break out my scarves soon!
Haha, this is so true, so sad!
Hahaha! "Clean up after yourself".....(O the stories I have!)
Declutter!!! It DOES feel so good and refreshing!
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Paleo Kung Pao Chicken. Kung Pae-YEA!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes. These are pure pancake perfection!
Banana Oatmeal Brulee. Now isn't this oatmeal love!
Crispy Cauliflower Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette. Cauli and tahini? You need nothing else!
Hatch Chile Smoothie. It's still hatch season! This is the most creative use yet!
Single Serving Peanut Butter Jelly Cupcake. Your life just got infinitely better!
Heirloom Bean and Pablano Enchiladas with Guajillo Sauce. Best enchiladas ever???
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ What I also loved was your excitement about my Pumpkin Pie Snack Bites! To show some more pumpkin love, Windy City Organics and I put together an instagram giveaway for you all to win some of that great Dastony Pumpkin Seed Butter! Head on over to my instagram are enter!!!
+ I survived my first full week, I think I can be grateful for that!
+ The amazing mean and women who fight for this country we call home. **9/11** Never ever forgotten <3
So tell me:
+ What were your week's highs and lows?
+ Favorite subject(s) in school? It's always changed. I've liked them all at some point and hated them all. But anything history of social studies will always feel "good" to me!
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