And Happy Mother’s Day to all you fabulous mamas out there!
I hope you enjoy a relaxing day of pampering and bottomless mimosas, and buy your mom something nice too. 😉
Let’s see what the big 8-0 has in store for ALSS this week!
You may not be able to change your current situation, but you can change your perspective.
Music of the Moment:
I’ve been diggin’ on JM’s newest album, which is very John Mayer. I’m still obsessed with Love on the Weekend, but this one comes in at a close second.
I made a batch of my homemade sunbutter, which is the easiest and cheapest nut (or seed) butter ever.
I make sure to not waste one single drop of that goodness.
Since I went back to NH for Mum Day weekend, my friend Hannah convinced me it was a good idea to run a 5k with her and her bf.
…which proved that despite my lack of running so far this year is quite alright when there’s friends, free food, and fresh air involved.
Sudoku puzzles have made their way back to the dinner table!
Eating without distractions is a big challenge for me, especially at dinnertime. Eating alone most days doesn’t exactly sound inviting when silence and solidarity are your only dinner guests. Sudoku puzzles help me slow down and give my brain something to do in between bites that doesn’t involve a screen.
Best $1 spent ever.
Sweet Potato Black Bean Mexican Pizza – Fit Mitten Kitchen
Mexican or pizza? Pizza or Mexican? I vote both, because avocado on pizza is something everyone needs to try.
Boozy Rosemary Watermelon Lemonade – Joanne Eats Well With Others
This recipe has all the right words in it to make me all in for it. Pitchers are the only acceptable serving sizes.
Glazed Mimosa Bread – Lemon Tree Dwelling
I think we have a Mother’s Day treat on our hands here. Served with some more bubbly naturally.
Four Positive Affirmations for Your Intuitive Eating Journey – Avocado a Day Nutrition
I’m all about those affirmations, especially those that are body positive like these ones.
Why All Future Dietitians Need to Understand the Downsides of Dieting – Body Kindness
We learn about how to calculate calorie needs, tube feedings, and ketoacidosis when studying to be an RD, but what about the psychology of nutrition? I think this aspect should be nutrition 101.
7 Diet Words You Should Stop Using – Alissa Rumsey
These words are triggering, misleading, and a build up for a bad relationship with food.
50 Places to Find Free & Attractive Images for Your Blog – Indie Pixel House
Images are BIG for your blog, and finding the right ones (that are legally used!) can make a big difference in your traffic.
How to Save Yours on Social Media – Virtually Amanda Long
Social media can be a big time suck, but using these planning tools to their full potential can save you big time and headaches in the long run.
From the Blog:
This time 9 months ago I …
made a kiwi lime pie in a jar…because it’s a proven fact food in jars and sticks taste better.
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