Friday Round Up = Friday Favorites and Food Porn

Woot Woot To Friday!



You know me and my love for Happy Friday photos 🙂

Funny fact:  there have been MANY search terms including “happy”  and “happy friday”  “happy friday funny” etc that have been bringing people to my blog.  I love this 🙂 

Since my runs are a bit boring and the same lately,  I am going to change the format of Friday round up a tid bit.  Let’s focus on some things that made me happy this week!

Friday Favorites

  • Christmas Treats in the Office

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I know a lot of you are not happy with the copious amounts of treats being found in your offices, but let’s just say I haven’t reached that point yet.  Still loving it.

  • REALLY Good Salads

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Zach and I have been on a salad binge lately, and our bodies are loving it!  Hey, gotta balance out those treats somehow, right?

  • Motivation 



We’ve all been struggling with it lately — but I have REALLY appreciated everyone helping to motivate each other during this season!  Yes it’s crazy busy, and tons of temptations are around us, but we can stick together and stick to it!

  • The Fact that I get to see my family and friends next week



Get ready for lots of hugs everyone! They’re comin!!

  • The Happiness Project



I’m only a few chapters in the book so far, but I love it!   Cant’ wait to spend some quality time with it this holiday!

And just because I like to make you drool, here are some more eats from the week 🙂

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My goodness I love food.  Yes I do.

Question of the Afternoon: Pick one of my eats and tell me why you must have it NOW! 

What’s your Friday Fav this week?

Friday Round Up!

I love Friday afternoon!  Not only because it means I’m 5 hours from the weekend, but also because that means it’s time for FRIDAY ROUND UP!


Favorite Run



Unfortunately, thanks to mother nature, all my runs were indoors and on the ol’ treadmill this week.  But my favorite would probably be my 6 miler Sunday, and my most challenging my second run Tuesday, the 3 miler at incline.

Favorite Treat

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I am LOVING me my Pretzel Crisps STILL this week.  If only they weren’t expensive…(Umm, anyone want to send me a box?  I promise I’ll post about them EVERY TIME I EAT THEM 🙂

Favorite Eat

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Zach and I’s date night at the Lobby.  I don’t even know which was my favorite, all the bites were AMAZING.

Favorite Moment

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Zach and I’s date night at Epic where we got to make homemade Christmas ornaments.  So much fun 🙂

And of course, some other fun eats of the week.

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We’ve been salad crazy this week!!!  I love it 🙂

And finally, my Friday Favorites

  1. Electrolyte Water:  Specifically 365 electrolyte water.  I have been doing AWESOME with hydration this past week or so, and my body can tell!
  2. Oatmeal: Ever since I incorporated eating more WHOLE foods into my daily routine, specifically oatmeal, my energy level is noticeably improved!
  3. Skiing:  We’re going up to the mountain for our first overnight stay this weekend! I can’t wait…there is something about ski trips that feel like such an escape!
  4. Pretzel Crisps Dark Chocolate: I eat my weight in these things, I swear.
  5. Treadmills: I hate that it’s been so cold, but am SO thankful to have my apartment gym!

Question of the Afternoon:  What is one Friday favorite from this week for you?

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Friday Fun Round Up

Words cannot express how excited I am for the weekend ahead.  Not for anything super exciting in particular (although we are going skiing for the first time this season), more to just reset and relax before the craziness of the holiday’s hit.

With that said: Time for My Friday Round Up!

Favorite Run



Without a doubt my night run with Zach.   I am still adjusting to running in the dark, but there was something about the quiet and stillness of the dark that made it relaxing for me and the boys :).  Now if only my legs hadn’t been lead…

Favorite Treat



The pistachio cake from Whole foods.  I was SO excited to pick that up yesterday, and am crossing my fingers that Zach doesn’t finish it off today while I’m at work 🙂

Favorite Eat

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Last nights meal…honestly.  I don’t know if it was all the love the hubbie but into it, or if it was just darn good.  But seriously, the chicken was perfectly done and the acorn squash and quinoa?  Hello!

Favorite Moment



Date night 🙂  Man I love date night, and Freshcraft treated us well this week!

And of course, a quick round up of the rest of the eats for the week 🙂  Because I love to make you drool!

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And finally, my friday favorites and things I’m thankful for this Friday

  • Snow — yes, it’s cold and I am not a cold blooded girl.  But man it’s pretty, the hubby gets all excited to ski, and it just signifies so much for me.  Love it
  • Forgiveness — yup.  I am thankful for forgiveness this week.
  • Running — because my running shoes have gotten me through a lot lately!
  • Friends — Hello amazing weekend with Friends last weekend.  Such a great reminder of the amazing people I have in my life.
  • QuestBars- – just found em, and love them.  If you want a healthy protein bar, you must find these!  I found mine at GNC!

Question of the Afternoon:  What is one Friday favorite from this week for you?

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