Hi Friday, so good to see you!

Hola amigos!  How are you today?  Any big weekend plans?  I am pretty happy it is Friday.  I feel like this past week has been a long one, and I am looking forward to some downtime this weekend.

Before we get to the weekend though, I wanted to share some of my favorites from this week with you.

I am totally in love with these super bright workout tanks that my mom snagged me.  They are so fun.  Also, I have been doing a lot of Zumba and Turbokick recently, and they seem perfect for it.

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I also had the most delicious Acai bowl earlier this week.  I haven’t been doing smoothies really while on Whole30, mainly just to follow their recommendations (smoothies are allowed, but not recommended), but I had really been craving one and decided to give it a go.  This was an acai smoothie packet, blended up with coconut water and frozen banana.  I added a blob of almond butter and a sprinkle of unsweetened coconut on top.  It was so delicious.  The picture really doesn’t do it justice (my kitchen is dim and it was dark out).

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On the workout front it has been a nice variety this week, today is my third day teaching, and I have actually done quite a bit of strength work/lifting along with my class this week.  I also got in a Zumba class Monday, Turbokick on Wednesday and some much needed yoga last night.  Tuesday I took as a rest day, and I mean REST, I went to bed right after the babies and was out by 8:00PM.  It was glorious.

This weekend I am looking forward to some early birthday celebrations for the hubs, his actual birthday is next week.  We have a hangout/play date planned with a friend on Saturday and I have book club on Sunday.  You may recall me mentioning book club last weekend, I am actually in two.  Sadly, I have not read the book for either of them this month, book club fail!  Usually I do manage to read them in time.

My book club has a little bit of a hiatus this summer, so I am looking for some books on my own to read.  I stumbled across this list that has some intriguing ones.

Since I kind of failed on the reading the book part, I am hoping to bring it on the snack part.  This book club is potluck style, and the ladies in it always make the most delicious goodies.  I am thinking of trying my hand at making some vegan cheese.  I was inspired by this macadamia nut cheese from the Minimalist baker.  I will let you know how it turns out if I do.

Last but not least, here are a couple of things that had me laughing this week.

A message I came across that is basically my message from me now to my younger self.

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Who doesn’t whisper sweet nothings to their nut butter of choice.

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What do you have planned for the weekend?  Any good summer reads to share?

Hope you have a great weekend!

 

 

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18 thoughts on “Hi Friday, so good to see you!

  1. Meeeee too, SO GLAD it’s friday!
    I’ve been meaning to hop on the acai smoothie bowl bandwagon too; I’ve never had one but they always look so good!
    Enjoy your weekend 🙂

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    1. They are such a simple and delicious treat. I think they are great blended with banana or pineapple, and coconut water or almond milk for the liquid. If you are making a bowl they can really be topped with anything that’s speaking to you. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  2. I love me some peanut butter too–I eat it in some shape or form at least once a day! I LOVE bright workout clothes too–can’t wait to get back in to that stuff post baby!

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  3. Cute tops! I think I might have the same yellow one. I miss taking Zumba. I used to go 3-4 times a week in college but then moved and simply don’t care for the style of instructing all the teachers at my current gym have. That class is FUN, though!

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    1. Thanks! The first time I wore the yellow one, the hubs was joking that he needed shades, I love it though. I had always been hit or miss about Zumba in the past, but I just love this instructor. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  4. Did you buy frozen acai? I really need to learn to make them at home! I love that you’re in a book club! I need to find out where to join one (I recently moved). So fun! And would keep me accountable on my reading goals! Haha

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    1. Hey! Yeah, I buy the smoothie pouches of it. They sell them at some of the grocery stores, they are cheapest at Costco though, if you have one near you. I love book club, I end up reading more and reading things I wouldn’t normally pick for myself. Sometimes there are community ones hosted by local bookstores and libraries.

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