I am SO happy today is Friday!!! Why? Because the minute this blog post is published, I’m off to the airport for a weekend in Florida with some of my very best friends from college!
Our friend Leah’s baby shower is on Saturday and we’re all heading to Sarasota to celebrate and spend some quality time with the mama-to-be. I can’t wait to see some of my favorite people in the whole world!
But first, let’s dive right into your usual Things I’m Loving Friday post where we all chat about what we’re loving most every week! Below you will find a list of things that are making me smile and, as always, I’d love to hear all about what you’re loving in the comments section of this post.
Have a wonderful weekend, my friends!
Things I’m Loving Friday
- This Workout
When the alarm went off this morning, I was determined to move my body and sweat a little since I’m traveling today and know I’ll be spending most of the day sitting. I completed this old weekend circuit workout I posted on the blog back in 2012 and loved the way it combined cardio and some quick strength training exercises. Fast and efficient!
- A “Receipt Holder” Mini Binder
I picked up this little folder from the $1 section at Target and started using it to store my receipts related to blog/business expenses. I love having a more organized system and think the little binder is rather cute, too. Win, win!
- Your Comments On Yesterday Morning’s Blog Post
(Above comment from the wonderful Lindsey)
If you want to smile, check out the comments section of yesterday’s post for some feel-good vibes! I don’t know why, but reading all of your comments yesterday made me so darn happy. (And I think it’s amazing that so many of us apparently share an intense love for new socks. Ha!)
- Fleece Sweatpants (… and Homeland, of course)
Oh heaven! I don’t know what it is about slipping into a pair of cozy fleece sweatpants at the end of a long day, but I feel like the moment I put them on, my whole body relaxes. They’re just so darn cozy! I’ve been loving a pair of Reebok fleece sweatpants I bought back in the spring and though I cannot find the exact pair online any more, these are similar. (Love the coral color!) I also think these skinny sweatpants from Old Navy are too cute!!
- Self Magazine Shout Out
I was so, so excited to see this little feature in SELF Magazine this month! Thank you very much to the magazine for including me and to a bunch of you for emailing me to let me know about the shout out as well. You guys are the best!
- Marzetti Light Caesar Dressing
I bought this Marzetti dressing on a whim last week and am so pleased with it! It’s a lighter version of your basic Caesar dressing but it’s made with yogurt and doesn’t contain any artificial flavors, ingredients, etc. It’s delicious!
- Around the Web…
50 Pre- and Post-Workout Snack Ideas
How To Create An At Home Pilates Workout
Question of the Day
- What is one thing you are loving this week?
I’ll be on the lookout for the Self Magazine shout out….that is SO awesome! Have a fab girls weekend, those are the best. I’m loving the fact that I just bought some Cadberry Mini Eggs at the store, yum!
Have an amazingly fun weekend, Julie, and savor every minute with your girlfriends!
This has been a really hard week for me, as I learned on Monday that one of my best friends from college passed away in a car accident. She was a truly special human being, a bright light, and it was a gift to be her friend. Here’s a piece I wrote about her that I wanted to share: http://daybydaymasterpiece.com/2015/01/28/dearceline/
Lots of love,
We’re in Sarasota area for week! Love it here. We walked around downtown and went into Morton’s gourmet market. If you get a chance…go! Maybe we will see you around. I’ll be the one chasing after my crazy 3 yr old. 🙂 happy weekend. Ps. If you’re mama to be wants any early practice he’s available for rent. Jk…or not.
Jessica @ kiwiyogirunner says
So exciting that you’re in Shape, congrats! 🙂 and yeah sweatpants are a MUST the second I walk in the door too!! I’m loving this week because it is my last week with my man before we do long distance for seven months! <3 enjoy your girls weekend!
jill conyers says
Yoga is at the top of my things I’m loving list! Of course sweats are on the list too 🙂
Thanks for sharing the marathon link! I am thinking about doing my first 26 when I turn 26 next year!
Kristen :: Kristen Runs says
I’m loving my new Super Bowl Fitness Challenge I just posted on my blog! I can’t wait to watch the game tomorrow!
Christina @ The Beautiful Balance says
Congrats on the well-deserved feature Julie!
thanks so much!!
Ah! I saw you in Self earlier this week and freaked out haha so exciting!
Hey Julie, I noticed that your legs are pretty tan even in winter. Is this just because you live in the South and go outdoors a lot, or because you use a product to keep them tan?
I use sunless tanner! I bought a generic kind from Target (I think it’s Up&Up) and have been happy with it so far! 🙂
Brandi @ Java and Sole says
Wow! Congrats on your Self Magazine shout out – that is so amazing 🙂 I am so excited you posted the new dressing – I love Ceasar dressing, but almost never eat it because I am always reading about how bad it is for you 🙁 You just made my day!!
I am loving The Happiness Project!! I started February today and have already started incorporating it into my day! Love love love it!
Tamara @ A Side Of Dessert says
I hope you had a fantastic weekend with friends! I love the polka dot envelope from Target. And $1?!?! That’s awesome!