Friday Favorites – The First One of February

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Happy Friday my loves.  I don’t know about you but I’ve been counting down the days until this weekend.  I feel like the month of January was such a lull of a month.  The letdown from the holidays being over and all my projects were all done.  February is coming at me full steam ahead with tons of projects, lots of blog post ideas and I just feel refreshed.  Naturally I’m looking at blog updates, I get bored so quickly.  I have to tell myself to not play with coding at 2 in the morning, it never works out well.  What is everyone up to this weekend?  I am going to head over to the Indie Market on Saturday for all my local peeps if you want to meet up!  Let’s get right into these favorites.


Favorite Song

I love how chill this song is. Such a great vibe.  Find a Way ft Rudy (Anevo Remix) by Dirty South.


Favorite Recipe

Such a great way to satisfy the sweet tooth craving Cocoa Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpeas recipe here.


Favorite Workout

Booty exercises are my favorite and here are a few new ones I haven’t tried before, pin here.


Favorite Sale

shopbop saleThe Shopbop sale is on point.  So many great Spring styles have already been added to the sale.  I already picked up a few BB Dakota pieces and this Joie lace dress.  My favorite dress designer Amanda Uprichard has some great bright colored dresses on sale as well.

Favorite Post/Blog Series

Have y’all been following along with my photography series on how to use your camera on manual mode?  Check out my latest installment here.

ISO photograhy Tutorials

Favorite Funnies

When a man takes my Pure Barre Class and I have to adjust his form


annnnd he’s wearing shorts


Then trying to encourage my class to stay in that last thigh for the final sprint


When I trip going up the stairs.  Carrying all my work bags in front of a group of Nursing students.  Like this morning.  It just happened.


When my weekend updates rarely every include anything from Sunday…..because I watched Netflix in my pjs the whole time


Finally, when Mark has softball and my girlfriends are out on dates



Okay now it’s your turn!  Stop by and tell me your favorites from the week and what you are up to this weekend.

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  1. February 5, 2016 / 4:04 AM

    those chickpeas sound surprisingly good. plus i’m always looking for healthy ways to curb my sweet tooth that don’t include nuts. and adults making friends.. totally get that struggle!

  2. February 5, 2016 / 5:14 AM

    I can’t believe January is over already! I’m booking a trip to Barcelona this weekend to cheer myself up. Have a good one x

  3. February 5, 2016 / 6:07 AM

    Can’t wait to delve into your photography series! Just what I need!

  4. February 5, 2016 / 6:15 AM

    I feel like I even do one thing that’s away from the couch on a Sunday it’s a success lol! Have a great weekend!! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  5. February 5, 2016 / 6:35 AM

    Happy Friday! I love roasted chickpeas! I can’t wait to try this one out :) Have an awesome weekend girl!

  6. February 5, 2016 / 6:50 AM

    Oh man, love your funnies as always. Hopefully you didn’t hurt yourself with that trip! Eek!
    I need to try those cinnamon chickpeas–you have me intrigued!!

  7. February 5, 2016 / 7:23 AM

    Cheers to Friday! I’ve never heard of roasted chickpeas but must try ;) Have a wonderful weekend…

  8. February 5, 2016 / 7:35 AM

    I’ll have to try those chickpeas… I love them but the hubs hates them – but if they are covered in sugar? Better change he’ll try them :)

  9. February 5, 2016 / 7:43 AM

    The Shopbop sale has been sooo good this time around. I really need to stay off their site haha. Hope you have a great weekend!

    Christina :: Simple and Delish

  10. February 5, 2016 / 7:55 AM

    I feel the exact same way about January and February! So ready for a new month. I will have to check out the chickpea recipe, would never have thought of that! Hope you have a great weekend!

  11. February 5, 2016 / 7:59 AM

    um WHAT! I need to make those chickpeas soon. They look amazing!

  12. February 5, 2016 / 8:00 AM

    Hahahaha my Sundays always include meal planning, grocery shopping and lots of Netflix! Have fun at the Indie Market this weekend!!

  13. February 5, 2016 / 8:07 AM

    I agree, January was kind of eh, even though it was super busy. And I need that bathing suit.

  14. February 5, 2016 / 8:15 AM

    I need to get out and use my camera more! Love that one about friends… so true! So much harder when you’re an adult to meet new people. Happy Weekend!

  15. February 5, 2016 / 8:28 AM

    Those chick peas look so good! And I will be checking out your photo posts. Years after I’ve had it and I still have no idea how to use my camera! Have a great weekend!

  16. February 5, 2016 / 8:30 AM

    Haha… I trip on my own shoes all the time, so embarrassing. I have never seen a guy at barre… how weird that must be. That Kardashian gif is too good! I am going to remember that line!

  17. February 5, 2016 / 8:40 AM

    gotta scoop up that hot pink dress!

  18. February 5, 2016 / 8:42 AM

    Those cinnamon sugar chickpeas sound absolutely amazing, and definitely a healthy alternative to baked goods! I didn’t have a chance to read your post yesterday about ISO yet, but I love that you’re doing that series! It’s so helpful!

  19. February 5, 2016 / 8:50 AM

    I so wish I didn’t work on Sundays so that I could just sit home and do a little bit of nothing. Totally jealous! Love that stay humble print.

  20. February 5, 2016 / 8:54 AM

    Hahaha, yessss sometimes as an adult, how do we make new friends?! That gif made me laugh. Happy Friday!!

  21. February 5, 2016 / 9:00 AM

    Gahh why is BB Dakota always so on point! I want everything!! Again. Happy Friday, love!

  22. February 5, 2016 / 9:13 AM

    Those chickpeas look delish! And LOL at the men in barre classes, they always without fail wear shorts! It reminds me of that episode on Friends where “Robert is coming out of his shorts” :-P
    Green Fashionista

  23. February 5, 2016 / 9:29 AM

    i trip too—but more on a daily basis. glad to hear i;m not the only one. that is seriously why i never do weekend posts–it’s just netflix and annoy my dog by trying to get him to cuddle with me. ;)

  24. February 5, 2016 / 9:35 AM

    That Kardashian gif is my favorite LOL. We have ALL been there girl!!! If I lived closer to you I would come and hang out with you while Mark plays softball. :-) I hope that you have a fab weekend!

  25. February 5, 2016 / 10:01 AM

    Ooh, checking out the Shopbop sale now! Thank you! And your funnies … ha. Seriously always the best! The Kardashians are too good …

  26. February 5, 2016 / 10:12 AM

    Workout, recipe and sale for the win! (And of course the funnies!) Happy weekend gorgeous! xo

  27. February 5, 2016 / 10:19 AM

    Your gifs are killing me because our thigh sprint last night was insane. So hard! I am feeling it today!

  28. February 5, 2016 / 10:21 AM

    Sugar and chickpeas huh? I’m none too sure about that… But I’m not a fan of turning my savory snacks sugary! I just seriously want to know who HASN’T tripped going up the stairs, and why that is so much easier to do than tripping down the stairs. I’ve done it 100+ times. So. Embarrassing.

  29. February 5, 2016 / 10:33 AM

    You crack me up every week! Hope you have a great weekend and a Sunday in pj’s with Netflix :)

  30. February 5, 2016 / 11:06 AM

    Oh how weird, your photography blog series is MY favorite series, too!! ;) I am loving your tips! I already have a hot practice session planned for Saturday. Crazy weekend up in here.

    YES to correcting men in class! Haha, when I teach reformer I usually stand in front of the reformers (by everyone’s feet) and when they guys and laying down wearing shorts it’s like WHOA, DID NOT MEAN TO LOOK THERE.

  31. February 5, 2016 / 11:09 AM

    Love that stay humble/hustle hard image. Your funnies literally have me laughing out loud! Thanks for the good chuckle! Make today work, Rachel –CubicleCouture

  32. February 5, 2016 / 11:19 AM

    Kourtney Kardashian gifs are seriously the best! She has such funny quotes. But really how do adults make new friends? I am lost on that subject, haha. I hope you have a great weekend!

  33. February 5, 2016 / 11:36 AM

    Yay for Friday! First time linking up too! Kourtney is hilarious and her gifs are just the funniest!
    Your funnies was TOO funny
    xo, Lily

  34. February 5, 2016 / 12:04 PM

    Well this post was sufficiently hilarious and informative. Looking forward to checking out those butt exercises, and I can only imagine you trying to keep your composure when you have to adjust your male barre students : )

  35. February 5, 2016 / 12:08 PM

    Happy Friday, girlfriend! I’ve been loving your photography series – I still have to catch up on yesterday’s post, but that’s next on my to-do list. :) That Indie Market that you’re going to this weekend sounds awesome, I can’t wait to hear about it. And, duh about Sundays – all I ever do is lounge and watch Netflix. Have a great weekend!

  36. February 5, 2016 / 12:11 PM

    I love all the gifs! Happy Friday, lady!

  37. Darcy
    February 5, 2016 / 12:34 PM

    I don’t know why but I always forget to check out SHopbop’s selection! Heading there now!!

  38. February 5, 2016 / 12:51 PM

    Love those gifs. The pants party one made me literally laugh outloud! I agree too about sundays. My blog is always like “Friday and Saturday I did all this great stuff….and sunday….happened.” :) I am always looking for a great sugar fix so I need to try that cinnamon chickpea!

  39. February 5, 2016 / 12:56 PM

    Your funnies always make me crack up! Just pinned your photography tutorial (but from the original page ;) I need to work on my photography still shooting in automatic mode! Why do I always love everything from BB Dakota! Have an amazing weekend!

    Annie- All Things Big And Small

  40. February 5, 2016 / 12:59 PM

    I am off today and going to the Quarter for lunch! Those chickpeas look amazing! I hear you on the making friends, although I have made some new ones lately. The hard part is finding a normal date for me! Enjoy your weekend!

  41. February 5, 2016 / 1:51 PM

    Oo I must try that chickpea recipe! Looks good.

  42. February 5, 2016 / 2:01 PM

    Cocoa cinnamon sugar roasted chick peas? GET IN MY BELLY!

  43. February 5, 2016 / 2:37 PM

    That Chickpea sound like a great (healthy) snack! I’ve been loving your photography posts cause they’re so detailed. Thank you for that and enjoy the weekend!

  44. February 5, 2016 / 3:24 PM

    Ok, but what else is there to do on Sundays…besides brunch, that’s the only thing that will get me out of my PJs. Cocoa cinnamon sugar chickpeas….YES! I had no clue guys even came to Barre class, that’s awkward haha.

  45. February 6, 2016 / 10:10 AM

    I love the gifs. I am ashamed to say I can name that exact episode of KUWTK. Kris was modeling in a pool. Yikes!

  46. February 6, 2016 / 11:55 AM

    Loooooove that black lace dress!!!!!!
    It’s your anniversary month! :D

  47. February 7, 2016 / 4:23 PM

    Roasted chick peas are the best! You know thats the best when drinking alcohol (ask mark’s parents)

  48. February 8, 2016 / 11:29 AM

    My fiance recently took up running and I’ve been sending all your upbeat jogging music his way for inspiration. (; Oh I can only imagine how awkward teaching a man barre would be….. in shorts. Is it just me, or are you picturing a UPS man or worse that one guy from Reno 911? lmao.

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