And with that, it is the last day of September! This month was definitely a change from the summer months and it seemed to be a lot longer. I'd look to see how many more days we had left and still I'd find another week to get through. It's just that "first month" of a new school year that got to me, I guess. Looking ahead now to October, I see some pretty packed weekends and even midterms at the end of the month! I want this time to go by fast, but not so fast I don't have time to keep grounding myself! (Did you know there are 85 days till Christmas!?)
It's funny that I already feel a change in my blogging feeling from the summer. Writing up blogs posts feels so easy and nice now. A break from the "stress work" of classes and studying. I can easily pump out a blog post and editing photos in about 2 hours now and not feel drained. A nice outlet, I guess! (That haunting 10-page research paper we're just starting and the "over-my-head" info of chemistry is not what I'd call energizing!)
So I'm off for more work, writing, studying (chemistry). That's my biggest hurdle right now. Chem. It came SO easy to me in high school and now...complete gibberish. This weekend calls for a major study session to get this past month of lessons down! I hope you have a much more enjoyable time reading through the Friday Finisher! I do hope to take a break this weekend and finally do something I love...COOKING! See you back here Monday!
Wednesday: Healing Indian Eggplant Hummus
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
That sounds pretty accurate, for what it comes down to.
Don't throw out an excuse. Take the compliment!
Thinking of revamping your morning?
There is always at least one really bad day a week.
It's a-okay, actually!
I've grown to like this guy!
If that doesn't motivate you...
Why we endure the pain and difficulties of our chosen sport.
Hidden veggies <3
Get to know some ground-breakers!
I have no high hopes for this.
Because they really have none 😛
Health, Celiac Disease, & Food Allergies:
Right. How do we separate?
What everyone "wants" to understand.
Getting transparent about access to labels!
You don't understand until you live it.
I'm pretty sure my physical backpack is heavier, but... 😛
This has gotten so ridiculous!
Blogging, Social Media, Tech & Photography:
Get those cookie pins out!
She had it so much easier, that's why she was about to build such a name. Now-a-days? No.
And someone with 3 MORE years of awesome!
This dispells some string help beliefs too.
You may find some helpful tutorials here!
Mistakes real bloggers have made and what they've learned!
This just blew my mind!
Career, Business, & Success:
What we call "inspiration".
Here are your solutions!
How it really feels.
You might think it's easier but think again.
A different way to think about it!
It's ALL up to you!
Don't stress over these things. Really...
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Grilled Sweet Potato Stuffed with BBQ Baked Beans + Cilantro Yogurt. Grill those potatoes like this
Crispy Coconut Cauliflower with Chile-Mango Sauce. This requires no words!
5-Minute, No-Bake Almond Joy Cookies. O, these are just my favorite!
The Amazing Black Bean Burger. These are everything!
Kachhe Kele (Raw Banana) Ke Kebab. These sound incredible! Get out those plantains!
Baked Pears with Raisins. I really need to make baked pears (or apples)! So beautiful!
Vegan Meatball Sub. It is sandwich time!
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ I went to my first Asian Food Market last weekend! It was incredible! They had everything!!! I'm so excited to cook up some new amazing recipes with some of the goodies I found! I could have spent hours (days) in there!
+ A congratulations to my brother on getting his first job out of college! #proud 😉 A new 9 to 5er!
So tell me:
+ Have you felt the "Fall slow-down"?
+ Ever been to an Asian food market (or any ethnic market)?
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