Friday Favorites – Spring in Full Force

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Happy Friday my loves. I can definitely tell Spring is underway because my calendar is full of outdoor events!  This Saturday is the Blue Point Toasted Tour in Tampa.  It is a free event that starts at 2pm and Blue Point is one of our favorite beers from New York.  It should be a really fun time and a chance to get outside and enjoy that sunshine.  Sunday is the Taste of South Tampa and I am really looking forward to tasting all the great local restaurants!  Make sure you follow along on snapchat (@meetatthebarre) to keep up with all the fun!

close up alice and wonderland wall

My favorite local wall mural!  It’s in St. Pete for all my locals!


I had this song on my latest snap and I had a few of you ask me what it was.  One of the best Summer vibes jam.  I guarantee you will play it twice in a row.


I’ve been all about the booty workouts lately, getting bikini bod ready for FL.  I love workouts I can print out and do in my living room.  Check out this current favorite burner here.


Keeping up with that healthy living, check this salad recipe.  Not only is it packed with goodness but looks beautiful as well.


I liked this read about where to help promote your blog posts.  Do you use stumbleupon?  I have an easy access button on my floating widget to the left.  I’ve found when I link more posts than my own, I tend to get more traffic that way!


Favorite Shopping Finds

Did you check my post yesterday about this fab top that is finally restocked?  Snag it here in all sizes, also loving these white skinnies. Also, my bucket bag is now on sale find it from Madewell here.  The fit is perfection.  How fabulous are these colorful tassel earrings?  They will add the perfect pop of color to any Spring outfit and the price point is budget friendly.  This fab dress is sitting in my cart and I really need to buy it before it sells out.  Another great pair of fun tassel sandals under $30 here.


Favorite Funnies

When someone asks if I want to go to rise and shine yoga on the weekend

Pretty much my feelings after every single time I run



When any new limited edition flavor of Oreos enters into my kitchen

When one of your girlfriends texts you “Do you have a second, major news” and then leaves the text bubbles up with no  response for a solid 2o minutes



Online Spring shopping current situation right now

Trying to locate your lost phone that is on vibrate mode


When one of my Docs leaves before I do on a Friday



Now it’s your turn tell me what your plans are this weekend and link up with your favorites from the week!

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34 responses to “Friday Favorites – Spring in Full Force”

  1. I love that spring shopping meme. Thats me every day lol. I really love those jeans!! I really want some black distressed ones too though. Its not sunny enough here yet for white ones. Your weekend sounds super fun! Look forward to reading about it on Monday!

  2. Oh gosh the text bubble when you know something major is coming….makes me so anxious!! Hope you guys have a blast this weekend at the festival! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  3. Charity says:

    Enjoy your festivals this weekend and can’t wait to check out all of your fashion finds!

  4. Sarita says:

    Those skinnies look amazing. And once again, those gifs man! Happy Friday!

  5. Emelia says:

    Cracking UP at your meme’s! I love your top…so pretty! I love this time of year…ALL the outdoor events, enjoy your weekend!

  6. Rebecca Jo says:

    That mural!!! I would just sit up a stand with my camera & take pictures of people in front of that all day long . HOW FUN!

  7. Ashley says:

    Don’t get me wrong, I love yoga, but rise and shine?? On the weekend?! No way! Have a wonderful weekend lady!

  8. pia says:

    hahaha online spring shopping situation is so true!
    Fash ‘n’ fudge
    Fash ‘n’ fudge

  9. Lol at all the gifs… esp that first one. It always sounds so good the night before! Have a great weekend Amanda!

  10. Rachel says:

    Every time you take a pic in front of that pink wall not only do I want whatever you are wearing (that’s a big duh) but I legit want to paint a patch of my house pink just to take photos in front of it! Gah I love it so much. You are so lucky to live in a state that embraces fun colors on buildings :) Now I’m sad and want to go to Florida haha. Hope you have a great weekend!

  11. Karly says:

    Definitely need to check out stumbleupon at some point! And, that after running meme? Absolutely that’s me. Hope you have a great time this weekend!

  12. That Blue Point event sounds so fun! And your gifs are killing me. Trying to find your phone when it’s on vibrate… the struggle is real LOL! Happy Friday girl! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  13. I work at a coffee shop so my usual start time is anywhere between 4 -6:30AM so on the days I can sleep in you better believe I am! No rise and shine yoga for me either. HAHA.

  14. Kaitlin says:

    Sounds like such a fun weekend!! I love that wall mural too, so cool!! And you funnies get me everytime … haha!!!! The lost phone on vibrate is SO me.

  15. Darcy says:

    I am LOVING that Dakota Fanning gif from Uptown Girls! I want to watch that movie now haha

  16. Lauren says:

    I LOVE that mural-Alice in Wonderland is my favorite book! Also I need that whole outfit-it’s perfect for summer! Have a great weekend!

  17. Tiffany says:

    That mural really is awesome and creepy all at the same time. And yes to Stumbleupon. I’ve slacked at it lately and need to do better. Enjoy the festivities this weekend!

  18. Heather J MacKenzie says:

    Great post! I love that MinkPink top! Abs LOVE! I found a less expensive option in baby blue (one of my fave colors & very hard to find in adult clothing…I guess it’s a “baby boy” color, eh?) at H&M. I know their stuff is not great quality but for $9.99, yup, ring me up please and I’ll be taking it to Puerto Vallarta for my June vacation. Cute with white or denim shorts. Hope you have a fun weekend!! Your Friday funnies always make me chuckle. I love Dobby the House Elf ( :

  19. Have a great time this weekend! It is so nice to be outside these days! I can’t stop drooling over that top but just can’t pull the trigger. I cannot wait until I sell my car and hopefully have more money! That salad looks so good!

  20. Nadine says:

    Ohhhh beer and a food tasting all in the same weekend?!?! Yes, please! My kind of weekend! Nothing quite does it like a big, filling salad bowl on a hot south spring day. Yum!!! Those gifs….all of them!!!!! Hope you have a great weekend!

  21. A beer tour and a tasting event! That sounds like an awesome weekend in my book! I’m still loving your distressed white skinny jeans and that top is so adorable! I hope you have a great Friday!

  22. I love that top! Both of those tasting events sound like so much fun! I haven’t been to one in forever!

  23. Looking forward to your weekend snaps! Hope you have a great time! Our weather is supposed to be horrible. Looks like a good time to catch up on all the cleaning and organizing I’ve been neglecting. (;

  24. Gina says:

    Hi!! I love the white jeans. So cute. You look fabulous!

  25. Love the spring outfit!! And I’m very jealous of the Blue Point brewery being so close by :)

  26. I am always trying to find my phone on vibrate – you’d think I would have learned by now. Ha! I love those white skinnies. Have a great weekend! -xx Leah || Chasing Texas

  27. eleonora says:

    Ahh, I love that you used gifs in your post! :D

    xx, Eleonora //

  28. I love those white distressed jeans and they look perfect on you! I have a black pair from Express which are super comfortable and a little more affordable. Happy weekend!

  29. Just read that post on Kaleidoscope! I had heard of them but forgotten about it! Great article! I used to use StumbleUpon but haven’t lately. We will have to pick each other’s brains! My bounce rates are so high with it, I worry that it affects my GA. And as always loving the gifs!

  30. Ah I love reading about cool things going on her win the Tampa Bay area from your blog…makes me feel like a total cool mom hahaha! Ps. GREAT gifs!

  31. vanessa says:

    That top is adorable! Hope you had a good weekend! :)
    Vanessa’s Runway

  32. Danielle says:

    I swear, I miss your Friday linkup every single Friday. #LateToTheParty :(

    Your Friday Funnies LITERALLY kill me every week. I don’t know how you find the perfect gifs for these situations. Or even come up with these situations in the first place.

    Afloat On A Full Sea

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