December 12, 2014

I'm So Not Ready for the Weekend…#saidnooneever

Hello and happy Friday. You know I'm ready for the weekend and I'm excited for everything on the agenda. Gym, double date, wreaths at Arlington cemetery, Christmas parties, good food and a soccer game. FUN times bazillion! Let's get into some faves, yeah?! #lego!

Favorite Recipe of the Week: I saw this hot cocoa recipe on another blog and I can't wait to try it this weekend. Who wants to try it with me?!?! #nutellamakeseverythingmoredelicious
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Favorite Realization of the Week: Macaulay Culkin was in the Nutcracker! NO LIE! I was watching one of the hundred versions out there and about fell out of my chair when I saw Macaulay's lil face. He is sooo cute, despite the fact he wasn't a dancer and the whole ballet was beautiful. #homealonetoballet


Favorite link of the Week: MSN posted a link that highlighted hilarious children's notes. Below is my favorite, but you need to check out the link because there are some HYSTERICAL NOTES! #fromthemouthsofbabes.
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Favorite Pin of the Week: Sometimes the hustle & bustle becomes too loud and we lose the true meaning of the holiday season. I pinned this last week and have been mindful ever since I read it. So far, I think I've done pretty well not letting stress get the best of me. This season I want to  s e n d PEACE and be the light.
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Favorite video of The Week: The Grinch. Doing yoga. You're welcome. [keep the volume low]

I hope you have a wonderful weekend, ladies.

**linking up here, here herehere, and here this week**



My lil bit of cheer today is good news I received yesterday. After 2+ weeks of no workouts, per a doctor, I FINALLY am cleared to workout again! HALLELUJAH! I went on a 3 mile run yesterday and it felt amazing. It wasn't the fastest, or easiest run, but it was still incredible. HOOORAY for workouts, whoop whoop!

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  1. I have seen that pin floating around. I LOVE it!

    Yay for getting cleared to work out!

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  2. So happy you got the all clear from the doctor to start working out again!! Ive been seeing so many hot chocolate recipes but none with nutella - i'm sold!! Happy Friday!

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  3. congrats on being cleared! hurray!!! happy weekend!

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  4. Yay for being cleared! Cheers to you girl! I saw that pin too and loved it! :)

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  5. That Nutella hot chocolate sounds amazing!!!And seriously loving those children's notes! I think the shoe one is my fav too but the "thank you mom for making me food so I don't die" is a good one too LOL!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

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  6. Nutella Hot Chocolate?! I'm drooling! Why have I never thought of that!

    Have a great weekend girl xo

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  7. That pin is amazing and it is everything I feel we should be living this Christmas!
    As for Nutella Hot Chocolate - wow. just wow!x

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  8. Love that holiday to do list! What an excellent reminder.

    Have an excellent weekend - with lots of hot chocolate :)

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  9. hahaha that kid note makes me want a girl! Too funny! Lovin' that recipe as well since I just bought hot chocolate and you've now reminded me that I did (ha) Hope you have a fabulous weekend girl! xo

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  10. Please come back and tell us how awesome that hot coco was? Add a little peppermint and I know it will be amazing!! Happy Friday!
    Sydney
    http://raisingsoutherngrace.blogspot.com/

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  11. Haha that Grinch doing yoga cracks me up every time!

    Happy Friday :)

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  12. I LOVE that pin too! Such a great reminder. I found your blog on Friday Favorites :-)

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  13. That pin is the absolute BEST!! I might have to steal that!! ;)
    Have a great weekend!

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  14. Yay good doctor news!! yay workouts!! Yay hot chocolate!!!

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  15. That little girl is very smart and I usually abide by that rule as well! Nutella hot chocolate?!?!? That looks so good! Mind blown for sure! I need to go back and watch that now!!!

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  16. So glad that your doctor's appointment well!! That hot chocolate looks so good!!

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  17. i need that hot chocolate stat.

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  18. Love that pin! I can't watch that Grinch video right now cuz I'm at work, but saving this for later because that sounds hilarious! Congrats on being able to workout again, that must be such a relief! Have a wonderful fun-filled weekend!

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  19. Nutella hot chocolate? Yes please!! Congrats on being cleared to work out again. There's nothing like starting your day with a little sweat.

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  20. haha, these are hysterical! Thanks for sharing! I love that pin, such a good reminder when we let the holiday season get the most of us! :)

    www.ladybug-blessings.com

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  21. I just love that holiday to do list! What wonderful things to remember :)

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  22. mmmm that hot chocolate looks so good! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  23. I want to try that hot chocolate just so I can put that massive amount of whipped cream on it! Haha. I love that holiday to-do list. Such a great reminder during the busy holiday season. :)

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  24. OMG little MC in the Nutcracker is too cute!! I love the sound of that nutella hot chocolate. I don't understand people who don't like nutella! Congrats on being cleared to workout :)

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  25. LOVE that list ... I need to read it every hour on the hour!!

    And my goodness! Nutella hot chocolate? I'm going to have to pretend I never saw that!

    HAPPY FRIDAY!

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  26. Yay for working out again! I know how pumped you must be about that! And Nutella hot chocolate? WHAT??? How did I not already think of that, lol! Love. Have a fabulous weekend dear friend!:)

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  27. OH MY GOSH.. it was him in the Nutcracker!!!!

    I have to watch that video - I keep seeing it everywhere & haven't looked at it yet

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  28. I watched that video the other day and cracked up!! So unexpected and so funny. And I love that pin..so true. Also, I think that hot chocolate is a MUST. Have a wonderful weekend!!

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  29. Happy Friday! Nutella hot chocolate sounds amazing! Seriously laughing so hard, Macaulay Culkin in the Nutcracker. Who knew?!? That list is awesome and such a nice reminder about the reasons for the session. Have a great weekend!

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  30. oh my gosh the grinch doing yoga, i laughed so hard (thank you for the volume warning lol)
    i love hot chocolate but not a fan of nutella.. i know, i know!
    i have never ever even seen any version of the nutcracker, i am waiting to see it in NYC but afterwards i might try and find the Macaulay Culkin version - look how little he was!

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  31. Love that to do list! Also, nutella hot chocolate...I've seen a bunch of recipes floating out there and they're all super complicated. Here's what you do. Boil milk. Whisk in heaping tablespoons of nutella (usually about 2 per cup)...that's it. Super easy. I do it with soy milk and it's extra creamy!

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  32. Loved that Instagram photo so much, so, so true!! YAY for more workouts!! And the notes from kids... SO FUNNY!!

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  33. found your blog through the link up. that hot chocolate sounds amazing!!! love your blog.
    www.kimmskornerblog.blogspot.com

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  34. The Grinch doing yoga is hysterical!! And I had no idea Macauley Caulkin was ever in the Nutcracker. Crazy.

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  35. I am DYING over the Grinch yoga video. DYING

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  36. The notes from littles...TOO FUNNY! Well, my hand hurts now, so BYE! :)

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  37. OMG. That little girl knows what she's talking about. :) #moreshoesplease

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  38. Why yes I DO want to try that Nutella HC! I pinned it so it'll be happening soon.

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  39. Aah it is Kevin in The Nutcracker haha! Great pin - and inspiration - per usual :) Happy weekend!

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  40. The Grinch yoga video is hysterical, I am loving it as I sit in my Grinch pajamas lol.

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  41. Um, gonna need that hot chocolate immediately.

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  42. I saw that Holiday To Do list on twitter and LOVED it! Also, nutella hot chocolate!? YUM!!

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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  43. Nutella hot chocolate?! HELL TO THE MUTHA FUCKIN' YIZZAH!

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  44. Have an amazing time getting all of the workouts in!!! :)

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  45. This looks like the busiest week I may have every seen! But how awesome. It looks like you had an amazing time and really spent it with the ones you love...which is the only thing that matters any ways ;)

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