Friday Favorites: 6/20/14

Friday! Where have you been all week?

I have been a day off all week long, so I am SO happy that it is finally actually Friday.

And I am super excited for this weekend. . . because we have NOTHING planned. I love going up to the Lake and getting together with friends, but there is something so wonderful about a weekend with no plans.

But of course, I don’t actually have no-plans. .. on my to-do list – running (8 miles planned on Saturday!), Farmer’s Market (for the first time this year!), trying to make homemade lara bars (wish me luck) and lots of Lukie snuggles and playtime.

Here are a few things that made me smile this week. . .

**Luke playing guitar with Grandpa

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**Advocare success texts

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**Early morning alarms to get a run in before work

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**Braving the wind and rain to teach Monday night BODYPUMP

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**Lukie falling asleep holding onto his loader

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**Finding a new tasty (chocolate!) protein powder from Advocare

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**This girl – being my Advocare buddy, blend, gchatter, and just a great friend. I am so thankful to have her in my life.

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**Update on last week’s Friday Favorites. .. I told you about the Honest company and how you can get free samples + cost of shipping. . . Well, I did that. And the samples came. 5 small bottles of a few different items. Nothing too exciting. BUT then, I re-read my initial email after I signed up to get samples, and you are automatically enrolled in their monthly subscription service when you sign up to get samples. That is SO irritating to me. I hate when you automatically get signed up for anything. . . But, what really annoyed me was the fact that to cancel, you had to CALL. You couldn’t just go online and cancel. I had to sit on the phone waiting to talk to an operator for 20 minutes!! Time I could have been spending with Luke playing or reading books. . . So, needless to say, I will never be ordering anything from the Honest Company again and I just wanted to share with you my experience and hopefully save you some time and money as well. <end rant> Winking smile

What are you up to this weekend? And what made you smile this week??

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Spreading the link love by linking up with HeatherΒ and Claire again this week.

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  1. i love when weekends have zero plans! this weekend, i have my sisters baby shower! πŸ™‚

  2. Low key weekends are the best! Have an awesome weekend relaxing and getting in Luke snuggles. πŸ™‚
    Leslie @ Life Begins @ 30? recently posted..Five Things FridayMy Profile

  3. Have a fabulous and relaxing weekend! xoxo
    Melanie @ BeautifullyNutty recently posted..Pregnancy Update: 20 weeks!My Profile

  4. Yay for Farmer’s Market! I’ve been wanting to go to one near me for a while, but I tend to have problems getting up in the morning on the weekend hahaha. And yum! I’ve been wanting to try to make my own lara bars too!
    Chelsea @ A Fit LittleOne recently posted..Magic {Somethings I’m Loving Lately}My Profile

  5. Thanks for letting me/us know about the Honest Company- I almost signed up for it last week but didn’t get around to it. No I probably wont! Weekends with nothing planned are my absolute favorite. We have nothing planned next weekend but after that our whole summer is full πŸ™ Definitely going to take advantage of it. Have a great weekend!
    Katie @ Daily Cup of Kate recently posted..Race Weekend: Rev3 Half Ironman is HERE!My Profile

  6. I checked out the Honest Company stuff too, then forgot to sign up for the free samples. I’ve totally been caught by the automatic renewal thing, and it drives me nuts.
    Love having weekends where nothing big is planned. I feel like we spend so much time during the work week planning everything out that sometimes it’s nice to just have a couple days where you can go with the flow!
    Kelly @ Kelly Runs For Food recently posted..Thursday is the new FridayMy Profile

  7. I love weekends with no plans! Our summers are normally crazy busy with lots of travel, but being pregnant has been a good excuse to spend most of our weekends close to home, with very few plans. I’m loving it! I feel like we’ll actually have time to check out our favorite TC spots as a family. Enjoy your low key weekend!

    Such a bummer about the Honest Company. What a pain!
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  8. So excited to see how the bars turn out for you! And yes to that muscle gain! I love it with almond milk and frozen bananas. It’s the perfect meal to start the day!!
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  9. I love pics of sleeping kids!! πŸ™‚ Luke is adorable.
    I’m with you on being signed up for anything automatically ~ what a pain!
    Stephanie@nowirun.com recently posted..Sacred Mountain Prayer Run ~Race Recap~My Profile

  10. Becky @ Olives n Wine

    Awww… Thanks for the shoutout! I am so happy we found each other online and I always look forward to our daily chats πŸ™‚ I hope your 8-miler went well! xo