Since it’s the summer, I guess the weekends loose a bit of their “specialness” but I still look forward to them. There is just something about knowing it is Saturday and Sunday that put the mind and body at ease. Next weekend though will be crazy. Sunday will be my first day down in DC for orientation! It is only three days, but I have heard they jam pack it with everything. The 3 days are just go-go-go and they throw tons of info at you. But everyone so far has come back saying it was a blast! Hopefully my experience is the same. I am most excited about meeting some of the people I have starting talking to already. Yay for new friends and faces!
I’ve also been loving the time to get a lot of things done! I have been doing tons of emailing and work and have started connecting with a lot more people, which is always fun! Plus I have time to read! It truly is glorious and I have missed it so much! Ah, the summer. How could we make this week even better? With this week’s jam-packed Finisher of course! Short intro, but I’ve provided you with plenty of reading material, don’t worry 😉
Tuesday: Loving Lately: All Things Delicious
Wednesday: Dill Saurkrout Salmon
Thursday: Letting Go And Gaining More
Blog Posts and Links I loved this week:
Life, Mind, Body, Spirit:
So real. So true. And so beautiful. Love this girl!
I am pretty down with Amy’s thoughts here. She knows what she is talking about 😉
Why do we feel the need to shut down compliments all the time?!
I think you should start the day with a band and end it with one too!
It doesn’t matter what anyone looks like, because anyone can be struggling.
I still don’t understand why people waste their money month after month on this crap!
This is interesting. What do your think?
It could be the best investment you ever make!
Some great things to consider before you dive in!
I agree you should switch it up, but it does not have to be daily or weekly!
Work that effectively core all day everyday!
Performance shouldn’t be everything.
Before you take the leap…
Yoga is so special even when you hate it!
Training is going to make you hungry…very hungry. Your body needs to be fueled properly.
I see some of my favorite brands here!
It doesn’t, and I would never go back even if I could.
Available for pre-order! And guess what?! I am one of the contributing bloggers!
Help support Jaquy’s new “Travel Companion” and video series! It is perfect for those of us with Celiac and food allergies! Such a wonderful idea!
Reasons that might be causing your tummy discomfort!
I know you don’t really want that sugar filled crap, so step away from the low fat!
Hahahahaha! It is about time! This made my week 😉
Here is Erica’s take on the scandal.
I have to do a lot of this right now and will always have to be on top of my game once I leave home!
This would have been a great session to attend! But don’t worry, the highlights are all here 🙂
Haha, we all do it! Some of us have a better time than others though…so this may help!
Blogging & Social Media:
A great post to get you started for success!
This helps me even though I don’t travel!
How to utilize social media to your ultimate advantage.
Do you show the whole story on social media?
We have standards too!
Fashion & Beauty:
I know I am! I always cut myself, haha!
I love my hands! I was told I have really “mature” hands for my age when I was doing modeling back in the day, haha!
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Mediterranean Spartan Strength Millet. My mouth literally starting watering when I found this one!
Quinoa Salad with Spicy Pumpkin Vinaigrette. Bring on the pumpkin! I Have been thinking of opening a can I still have in the pantry!
Quinoa & Vegetable Teriyaki Bowls. Teriyaki is such a funny word. It always makes me laugh, haha!
Crunchy Quinoa Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette. So many quinoa recipes this week!
Broccoli Stem Fries. I think the stem is the best part! And in baked fry form? Heaven!
Almond Milk Cocoa Nib Ice Cream. Finally a fancy vegan ice cream NOT using coconut milk!
Nutty Energy Bars. These look so fun! I love any type of puffed grain 🙂
A few things I loved about my week or am grateful for:
+ First week of Summer 2014 is in the books!
+ Can you say Christmas? What? In June? Yes! I got so many goodies this week, I am in foodie heaven. I can’t wait to share them all!
+ I’ve also just been loving the fact that I have been in a great mood recently! Can’t let anything get me down this Summer! Got to make every second count, always smiling 🙂
So tell me:
+ How’s the Summer been treating you so far?
+ What is you favorite thing to do on a Summer weekend? You know, even though I only live about an hour away from the shore, I only went twice last year (if that) and I really don’t mind. Don’t get me wrong, I love the ocean, but sitting on the beach is just to damn boring for me!
+ Do you have any summer trips or getaways planned? Haha, no, nothing besides going down to DC next weekend! I haven’t been on a vacation in years!
**Stop back here on Sunday for this month’s Recipe ReDux! It was a hard one!**
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