Friday, July 18, 2014

Moving Update and Fab Finds Friday

Happy Friday friends!

I know I've been MIA lately but as I mentioned, we made our big move to our new home and are finally settled in. I have been completely out of touch with email the past 2 days we've been so busy.

What was originally supposed to take a full 8-9 hours actually ended taking about 40 total! My family and I started moving Tuesday afternoon after the closing and didn't get through until about 2 a.m. Wednesday. Then we started again Wednesday about 11 a.m. and didn't get through until 2 p.m. on Thursday.

Needless to say, after about 5 hours sleep total for 2 days out of pure adrenaline and being too exhausted to sleep, we finally finished and so glad to be in our new home. The move was such a long process that I completely got slack and just wasn't in the mood to whip out my camera when we were scrambling for time. Sorry!

Once we get everything painted and decorated, I promise to show you around:)

Just wanted to update you guys and let you know where I've been in case you're wondering and say thanks for all your kind wishes and for being so supportive!

Fab Finds Friday is rather short this week as a result, but I hope you enjoy it either way:)

1. Favorite New Recipe to Try:

by Brandie @ The Fitness Fork

Brandie is hands down amazing in the kitchen. She and I are so much alike, it's scary too! She just took the plunge into a vegan diet full force for the same ethical reasons as myself and I love how she's using new vegan foods to expand her palate. For instance- tempeh. Check out her tasty recipe using tempeh and be sure to give her some love!:)

2. Favorite Breakfast Inspiration:

Breakfast Grain Salad with Blueberries, Hazelnuts, and Lemon by : The Kitchn

Totally in love with the unique combination of flavors and ingredients used in this recipe! I've never heard of golden quinoa, which the recipe calls for, but it sure sounds great anyway:)

3. Favorite Thing I Wrote This Week:

9 Frozen Fruits and Veggies for Smoothies
by: Yours Truly:)

 I always like sharing my favorite smoothie tips with other smoothie lovers out there as I did in this article for All Women Stalk.  There are so many limitless combinations you can come up with a bit of imagination and just a few minutes. Need new ideas? Check these out!

PS- Thanks to all of you who send me all your favorite smoothie tricks and tips too!

4. Favorite Overall Health Find:

This is an awesome list with tons of yummy info! I love learning about seasonal produce, especially in terms of vitamin and mineral breakdown. It's always nice to know how to get the most bang for your buck and gain health benefits at the same time.

5. Favorite Home Decor Inspiration:

By: BuzzFeed

Love this list, and so timely, right? A few of these tips I had heard of but some were new ideas I now have on my to-do list to try:)

So how was your week? Crazy? Fun? Inspiring? Share your favorite links from the week below or share any good news if you want!

Happy Friday Everyone!;)