Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday Five

Starting off Friday right with early morning workout and a coffee pit stop at Sheetz. Thankfully, I have a few free coupons burning a hole in my pocket. This work week has flown by so lets get this Friday started with five things I have been loving this week!!

{One} Reading. Social media has been in a uproar due to Food Babe’s recent blog post on the beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte. She shared her discovery that there were potentially harmful chemicals in the PSL, loads of sugar and no pumpkin.  I did not find all that shocking about missing pumpkin because the drink is made to resemble a pumpkin pie which tastes completely different than plain pumpkin.  As we know, there are always two sides to every story. So why not entertain both and make an informed choice for yourself! Of course, you could make your own at home with my favorite recipe by Eating Bird Food. 

{Two} Munching On. Last time I went grocery shopping my sweet tooth got the best of me and I ended up taking home Magnum’s ice cream bars.  I am a sucker for dark chocolate and the addition of coffee beans in the dark chocolate shell was right up my alley. When it comes to sweet treats  I need portion control or I will put away half a tub of ice cream before realizing it. So I always go for the individually a packaged ice cream bars. These may not be the healthiest treat on the market but the Belgian dark chocolate certainly hits the spot if your craving something indulgent. (I received a coupon from Influenster for these bars. All opinions are my own)

{Three} Wishlist Worthy. Tuckernuck is one of my favorite websites to visit when I am in the mood to daydream about my budget less wardrobe. They feature a mix of high end pieces with a few affordable pieces. Unfortunately I am always drawn to the high end pieces that would not get much use in my wardrobe. This sweater is one of those pieces. I could not see me wearing it working with students but I am still in love with it nonetheless.
{Four} Currently Loving. I exploring the quote section on Pinterest when I in need of a little inspiration. I am always on the lookout printables for around our apartment or in my office. 

{Five} Coming Up. The weekends have been cycling from extremely busy to low key just about every other weekend. It looks like this pattern is here to stay for a while and I am loving it. This weekend should be more low key- just a long run and brunch on Saturday in the books. 
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  1. I'm not a PSL fan [shocker! I know], but I saw that article. I find it interesting that people only thing the PSL is a fake...I'm sure Starbucks fudges on many of their drinks. But like you said, if you like it, drink and don't judge.

    Love that outfit, so pretty!

  2. Girl, how come Magnum's ice cream bars are SO. DARN. GOOD!!!? :)

  3. Talenti Gelato is soooo delicious and it's my secret indulgance. I didn't want to buy it because it was a craze I saw a few weeks ago.. well for good reason. it's AMAZING!

  4. I just found your blog through the linkup. It's adorable! I'm excited to follow along! :)
    Oh, and I haven't heard the latest uproar about the PSL. I'm going to have to look that up! I do totally agree with you though, no surprise that there isn't actual pumpkin in it.
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  5. happy weekend!! i'm so not into pumpkin spiced lattes, or pumpkin pies! that sweater is really cute i wish it wasnt 280!!!

  6. If you like the Magnum ice cream bars, you should check out Talenti Sea Salt Caramel Dark Chocolate covered ice cream bars. They are AH-MAZING!

  7. My Grandpa always talks about those Magnum bars. I need to try one! It looks so good! :)

  8. I absolutely love that sweater! Sad that it's so expensive!

  9. Pinterest quotes are my #1 decorating inspiration source as well - that's such a sweet quote!


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