August Pinterest Challenge

Happy August!! Anybody else super surprised that it is August already? Seriously, where is this summer going?? Instead of being sad that summer is over half over, I thought I would use the month of August to do a super fun challenge. . .

I love Pinterest.

However, I tend to pin a lot of different things but never actually make or do most of them.

And so for the month of August, I am challenging myself to make 8 things from my Pinterest Boards. I plan on doing mostly main meal and side dish pins, but I am leaving the challenge open to anything – workouts, crafts, good ideas, breakfast, desserts, or drinks.

Anybody else interested? Use #AugustPinterestChallenge to join in!!

Here are a few ideas from my Pinterest boards that I am thinking would be perfect for this month. . .

easy summer quinoa
Easy Summer Quinoa using Farmers Market finds! | iowagirleats.com

Spicy Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Tomatoes, and BasilSpicy Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Tomatoes, and Basil

Key West Lime Grilled Chicken Key West Grilled Chicken

Easy margarita fruit dip Easy Margarita Fruit Dip Recipe

Grilled Corn Orzo Salad with Chili-Lime VinaigretteGrilled Corn Orzo Salad with Chili-Lime Vinaigrette. The best! (via @IowaGirlEats)

Strawberry balsamic dressing
Strawberry-Balsamic Dressing (Whole Foods)

Jargaritas
Jargaritas

Yogurt covered strawberries
Dip Strawberries in Yogurt & Freeze, and You Get This Amazing Snack

no-bake chocolate peanut butter cake
No-bake chocolate peanut butter cake...I will be making this VERY soon!

peach cobbler scones
peach cobbler scones

Raspberry lemonade crumb muffins Raspberry Lemonade Crumb Muffins | iowagirleats.com

Jumping Jacks Circuit workout Jumping Jacks Circuit Workout

Farm handprint animals
Cow  Farm Animals

And there are so many more drool worthy recipes, cute craft ideas and sweaty workouts. . . check out my Pinterest Boards for more. . .

Are you going to join in? Any Pinterest recommendations for me??

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19 Responses to August Pinterest Challenge

  1. Way

    All those recipes look soo good. I have done the vase & bowl to put in the flower beds. I used some with my landscaping lights inside the vases & they look cool at night lit up.

  2. Oh, I love this challenge! I’m in!

  3. Ooh, good idea! I was just wondering what to make for next week’s lunches and thought I should scope out my boards for some “pinspiration”…
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  4. Oh my gosh, I want all of those things, starting with the marg dip and ending with that chocolate peanut butter cake! I’ve made quite a few things from Pinterest (food things. I don’t craft) and they almost always turn out really well! I just got some fresh peaches, so those scones might have to happen this weekend.
    Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food recently posted..The Lazy Girl’s Weeknight DinnerMy Profile

  5. I’m loving this challenge. I’m totally doing this, I just posted my 8 that I want to do on my blog. Good luck!!!

  6. Oh I love the idea of this challenge! I have so many things on my pinterest boards and often don’t get around to making a lot of them. I actually created a board awhile back with pins I had actually made. I will hopefully be adding a lot more to that board soon.
    Nicole @ FruitnFitness recently posted..weekly workoutsMy Profile

    • KT

      Yes! That is the whole point of this challenge.. . so that I will actually make some of the things that I have pinned! I have a tried! board too for all the ones that I have already made. Super good idea.

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  8. I love this idea! Can’t wait to see all of the Pinterest Challenges!
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  9. Oh my gosh, what a great idea!! I just recently reorganized all my Pinterest boards, so this challenge could be a perfect companion to that effort. 🙂

    I actually once wrote a post called something like “48 kajillion recipes pinned on Pinterest and no food on the table.” haha–definitely a problem over here too!
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