Happy Fourth of July!
Eat your corn on the cob!
I hope all my fellow Americans have a lovely, festive Independence Day today! My town had a less-than-ideal start to our festivities when our fireworks celebration got rained out big time.
Instead of watching fireworks, I stayed under the awning of my house to watch the nasty (but super cool) thunderstorm. I don’t know about you all, but I absolutely love thunderstorms! Did you know I used to want to be a meteorologist? Wait, what if I was on the Today Show?! Non-mid-life crisis happening right now??
Anyway…if you’re not enjoying grilled foods, ice cream, and fireworks, you can check out this week’s fascinating Friday links!
Health and Fitness
[You can still indulge without overwhelming yourself] Boxed Lunch, Or You Can’t Have It All via Kath Eats
[All about that little demon we call sugar] Sugar Simplified via The Real Life RD
[Eating for a purpose— to live life!] Becoming an Intuitive Eater via Julianna Bananna
[Walking is so underrated!] Walking Workouts via Peanut Butter Fingers
[Move and groove] Do Anywhere Plyometric Workout via Cotter Crunch + Wicked Bodyweight WOD via The Blonde Ponytail + 12 Minute Stability Ball Workout via Purely Twins + Summer Shape Up Week 3 Workout via Fitnessista
[Awesome free workout program!] Glute Camp via Your Trainer Paige
Food for Thought
[Amen] Stupid Weight Loss Tips via Snack Therapy
[Important] 25 Things People in Healthy Relationships Don’t Do via Marc and Angel Hack Life
[Love this lady] Why I Won’t Be Working For a Bikini Body This Summer via Running With Spoons
[She's awesome] I Have Cellulite— So What? via Your Trainer Paige
[Stop criticizing and use her example to LEARN] Miley Can’t Hear You— But We Can via Chastity Project
Food for Belly
[PLEASE] Caramelized Peach Caprese with Smoked Sea Salt via How Sweet It Is
[So, so cute] Gooey Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls in Orange Cups via Yeah…Imma Eat That
[Love how fresh this looks] Herbed Quinoa Garden Veggie Salad via Pinch of Yum
[Now THAT'S a sandwich!!!] Grilled Chicken, Bacon, Avocado Melts with Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Mayo via Iowa Girl Eats
[Heavenly] Banana Bread Waffles with Honey Caramelized Bananas via Chocolate and Carrots
[Hilarious] Need a Pick Me Up? via Peanut Butter Lover
[Mind-blowing] 50 Life Hacks to Simplify Your World via Twisted Sifter
[If you haven't seen Always' new commercial #likeagirl…watch it!] #LikeAGirl Commercial via YouTube
[The pie looks fantastic, but there's a paperclip trick for pitting cherries?!] Sweet Cherry Pie via Flourishing Foodie
[YES, DAVS! Informative video for bloggers!] 4 Reasons to Start Building Your Email Subscribers Today via The Healthy Maven
[So great] 11 GIFs That Prove Dads Are Superheroes via BuzzFeed
Have a fabulous weekend, everyone!
So tell me:
What are you 4th of July plans?
I’m going to Michael’s graduation/4th of July/his mother’s birthday party!
What are you non-Americans doing this weekend?