Friday, August 8, 2014

Friday Five

Good morning, Friday!!  Last night I enjoyed a fun night with some girlfriends playing Cards Against Humanity. We enjoyed lots of indulgent treats and several bottles of wine between all of us. I brought S'mores Bars to share and they ended up being a huge hit! Be on the lookout next week for the recipe. I was able to enjoy my time with the girls without completely derailing my diet so, I'm calling it a win. The true test will be the scale on Monday. Let's get this weekend started on a good note with a few of my favorite things this Friday.

{One} Reading. This week I accepted a job as a School Psychologist with a new school system. The opportunity presented itself last month and has been such an unexpected blessing. I will be trading in an hour a commute for a twenty minute commute. In my new position, I will have the opportunity to split up my time between regular and special education students.

{Two} Munching On. Spinach Salad with Grilled Pork Tenderloin. I stepped out of my comfort zone with this one because I don't cook pork that often. I was thrilled with the way it turned out and am glad that I mixed it up from our regular chicken and fish dinner rotation. So was Joe! :)


{Three} Wishlist Worthy. Easy Antho Tees. I am slowly building my wardrobe with items that I love. My goal is to keep mainly to solid color pieces in a color way that is easily combined. Think shades of navy, white, green & pink. I have found that the few Anthropologie pieces I have seem to stay in my closet the longest since they withstand trends. This top is currently on the top of my wish list.

{Four} Currently Loving. I came across an old post by Mackenzie Horan of Design Darling which I found pretty simple yet brilliant. Everyone has had one of those days that starts on a bad note. These are simple things to do to make it a good day.


{Five} Coming Up. I'm looking forward to spending a low key weekend at home. Hoping the weather holds up so we can spend some time outside going for a hike and grilling out.


Linking up with Lauren ElizabethClareKarli & Amanda


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10 comments:

  1. Love that precious list! Happy Friday, honeybun! xx

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  2. Congrats on the new job!!! How exciting! I'm intrigued by this pork salad- looks delicious! Sometimes I'll do a pork loin in the crock pot on Sundays, I never thought about coupling it with spinach though. Awesome idea! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  3. oh i love that list on #4! so great. and that spinach salad, yum! have a great weekend :)

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  4. Oh, I think that shirt from Anthro is going to find it's way into my closet in the near future. Great find!

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  5. Congrats on the new job! Shorter commute is always better. That white top is adorable and I love the 10 Ways to Have a Good Day list. :)

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  6. i love this 5! and a huge congrats on the new job! thank you so much for linking up!

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  7. Congrats on the new job! That sounds really nice!

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  8. Congrats on the new job! Cutting your commute by 40 minutes seems awesome!

    Tif @ Bright on a Budget
    www.brightonabudget.com

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  9. Love that "How to Have a Good Day" image! Buying something from Anthro should be on there, ha!

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  10. That list is so true! Except the "phoning a friend" part--I hate the phone! haha! Coffee and a hot shower are a must, though!

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