After a long week of countless elevator rides, many jam-packed car loads, and canned tuna lunches, I am gratefully blogging with strong coffee in hand, and the ocean in my front yard.
Life is so damn good sometimes.
Here’s my favorite reads from the week!
I actually got this quote after my HGTV binge-watching when I was sick (yay Fixer Upper!) and fell in love with it. I think waking up to this posted on my mirror would be a good reminder that a simple mindset switch make a good or bad day.
Music of the Moment:
“Feel It All Around” – Washed Out
I just started watching Portlandia, which is…interesting to say the least. I am however, obsessed with the opening credit song and Washed Out in general. They get a little whiny at times, but the music is on point.
Vegetarian Beer Chili – Fit Foodie Finds
The best way to impress a guy is to put BEER IN CHILI. And your sweet little veggie-lovin’ heart can swoon at the fact that this is meat-free. So much love in one delicious bowl.
Gluten-Free Ricotta Stuffed Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies – The Blissful Balance
If this isn’t the most unique mouthful of a cookie you ever did see, I’d like to hear about it. In the meantime, I’d like a mouthful of these cookies ASAP.
Sweet Potato, Kale, & Brie Quesadilla – Avocado A Day Nutrition
GuysguysguysguysGUYZ. Stop, drop, and brie! This quesadilla is screaming to be made and in my belly pronto. All the brie..all the time.
Tater Tot Waffles – Damn Delicious
I’d like to thank this post for reason #457 why I need to get a waffle iron. These are just dying for a dippy egg on top.
Is Ben & Jerry’s New Vegan Ice Cream Healthier Than Regular Ice Cream? – Huffington Post
I go back and forth with how I handle dairy, but am definitely curious to give these a try. Remember, just because it’s vegan doesn’t necessarily make it a health food…
How To Handle Rising Food Prices & Shop On a Budget – The Healthy Maven
It’s easy to be disuaded from eating healthy when the price of food keeps raising the global warming roof. Luckily Davida’s got that under wraps so you can have your cauli-rice and kombucha too.
The Ultimate List of Blogger Networks – Shaping Up To Be a Mom
With 100+ blogger networks on the list, there’s one for every blogger in the sea to start making some extra income to support those stockpiles of foam board and stainless steel straws.
How To Avoid Blogging Burnout – The SITS Girls
Algorithms, pin-ready images, evergreen content…with so many changes so many times, it’s hard to keep your blogging head from spinning out of control sometimes. These tips will be a shoulder to lean on when times get tough.
How To Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas – It Starts With Coffee
Definitely been there done that. Luckily a stuffed list of draft posts is there to save the day when I am debating posting a collection of questionable selfies just for the sake of posting.
5 Amazing Social Media Hacks – A Mom’s Take
Definitely learned some new tricks to have up my social media sleeve. Am I the only one new to IFTTT?
5 Tips to Help You Collect Your First 10,000 Email Subscribers – ProBlogger
FIRST 10k? I have a wayyyys to go my friend. Every subscriber helps. Your subscribe counts! …which reminds me, you can subscribe to get some of my awesome recipes here
From the Blog:
This time 5 months ago I …
…was eating Paleo Chili & Cornbread out of a mason jar. I now go by hippie cavewoman if you’re asking.
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