The countdown to Christmas is on! You feel me?! Plus, we are one post away from hitting the big 1-0-0 for A Little Somethin’ Sunday! These posts I’ll tell ya, they just grow up so fast right before our eyes.
Instead of putting so much focus on big, lofty goals, split them up. Tiny, little baby goals are much more accomplishable to the big picture. Plus a whole lot cuter.
Music of the Moment:
“Time (Clock of the Heart)” – Culture Club
I’ll be the first one to tell you that I am NOT a fan of 80’s music. Aside from Madonna. She’s timeless. And lately, Culture Club has been granted a pass for my despise of synth pop. Step aside Karma Chameleon, because this one has my heart.
Thanksgiving dinner back home with the fam. Loads of veg plus sweet gherkin pickles are a must.
Cutting down my first Christmas tree (aka watching Mr. BAEfriend do all the hard labor) finally happened this year. It only took moving OUT of New England and to New Jersey for it to happen.
…and now it’s starting to feel like the holidays. Besides the near 60 temps around here, but let’s not go there just yet.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls – Averie Cooks
Lord, give me strength to not eat an entire batch of these in one sitting. If you don’t like the sweet, salty, chocolate, peanut butter combo, you’re not doing life right.
Mexican Sweet Potato Chicken Soup – Eating Bird Food
Bring on the frosty temps, JUST so I hover around a big batch of this soup. I mean, how gorgeous is this?!
Overnight Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls – Half Baked Harvest
Can you imagine waking up on Christmas morning to these coming hot out of the oven? Sorry Pillsbury, your pop and bake got nothin’ on these bad boys.
Stop Exercising to Lose Weight – No Green Smoothies
“There are 275902 reasons to move, but weight loss isn’t one of them.” YAAS. Feel the goodness of moving your body instead of forcing it in the name of weight loss. You will crash and burn.
How Gratitude Journaling Can Boost Your Health – Nutrition Stripped
I start every morning with a gratitude list, but have been making a conscious effort to make the gratitude practice and meditation a more present place in my life. Not only does it make you happier, but can improve far more in your life and body.
How to Feel Less Stress Around Food During the Holidays – The Real Life RD
The holidays can be a big stress trigger for many. Not only because of the gifts and get togethers, but because of ALL THE FOOD. Robyn’s voice in stopping those hurtful thoughts are always welcome.
Organize Your Blog with this Simple Spreadsheet – Mama Musings
If you are making $$$ from all your hard work on your blog, first off PROPS. Second off, this will help you keep track of everything which is H-U-G-E come tax season.
How to Edit Your Blog Posts Like a Pro – ProBlogger
Making sure your message is laid out clean and clear, editing is a must for your posts. This run through makes the process so much more streamlined.
From the Blog:
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…shared my tips on when it may be a good idea to add supplements to your diet. (hey vitamin D season!)
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