Has anyone thawed out from this winter yet? ..And it’s not even February yet. God give me strength….and a sleeping bag with legs. Is that a thing?
Let’s snuggle in to another ALSS for numba #104 this week! At least SOME things around here aren’t in the single digits…
You can never experience a sunrise if it never sets, right? Keep that in mind the next time you see an ending as a bad thing.
Music of the Moment:
I challenge you to listen to this song and not find yourself at least top tappin’ if not dancing around your living room/office/ in the streets to it. Cah-lassic.
NYE was casual this year since BAE-friend had to work the next morning. A nice dinner out on the town, a glass of wine, and sparkly nails was all I needed.
The Northeast has been getting sla-hammed with a winter bitchslap lately. The single digits, snow, and wind makes me want nothing other than all the tea, all the sweats, and all the oats.
In other news, avocado toast is still my BFF. Add in everything bagel seasoning, and cholula and you have my squad fo’ lyfe.
Sweet & Savory Egg and Oatmeal Combo Bowl – Eating Bird Food
I tried my hands at this, and shared my rendition on Instagram early this week, and my heart grew a little bigger for sweet and savory oat combos. These oats won the spelling bee of Satisfaction.
Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie with Cauliflower – Fit Mitten Kitchen
Have you ever seen a tater that beautiful?! I love how the gorgeous hue of this smoothie comes from the power of veggies!
Lemony Lentil Soup – Gimme Some Oven
I’ve been trying to incorporate more beans/legumes back into my diet, and they are fighting every step of the way. I find that lentils are the easiest for my body to handle, and this looks especially bright and comforting for these arctic temps we’ve been having in the Northeast.
Spicy Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato + Kale – Pinch of Yum
You had me at peanut and sweet potato. Get in kale, we’re going shopping.
Why You’ll Never Catch Me Doing the Whole30 (or any kind of detox) – Fit Foodie Finds
Not gunna lie, I HAVE tried many, mainly to try and help my ongoing stomach issues, but rarely found relief. More than anything they made my relationship with food worse. I’m right up there with you Lee!
The Only Resolution You Need to Set this Year – The Healthy Maven
Couldn’t agree more. Stop focusing on the latest diet craze. Or the last 10 pounds. Or kale smoothies. Tackle this, and your mind, body, and soul will thank you.
18 Things to Do Instead of Dieting this Year – Zen & Spice
You wouldn’t believe how much time you have to focus on other things in your life (like the ones that matter) when you stop focusing on dieting.
This time 11 months ago I …
…was dreaming of pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. Not the snow and air that hurts my face.
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