Fascinating Friday Links #21

Hmm…Friday this week doesn’t quite feel like Friday.

MLK day + a half day on Tuesday + 3-hour delay on Wednesday = wonky week.

I’m not complaining at all though! I hope you all had a wonderful week, whatever the weather. If you’re in the midst of some super chilly temperatures, stay warm! Maybe you can find some time today or this weekend to cuddle up and check out some of these Fascinating Friday Links I’ve rounded up for ya. 🙂

fascinating friday links

Health and Fitness

[Great vlog] Video Blog: Managing Stress, Workout Shoes, Bodywork, and Finding Your Ideal Weight via Peanut Butter Runner

[Seriously love this] Letting Go and Finding Food Freedom via The Real Life RD

[What does it mean to you?] What Does “Fit” Mean to You? via The Healthy Maven

[Eat the rainbow!] A Colorful, Nourishing Diet via Kath Eats Real Food

[Fun workouts] Out and Back Circuit via Olive to Run + Triple 8 Workout via Purely Twins + 50 Rep Workout Part Two via Peanut Butter Fingers + 400 Rep Workout via Nutrition Nut on the Run + Glute and Thigh Trimmer Workout via The Brooklyn Fig

Food for Thought

[End it] Enough of The “Fat Talk” via My Food n Fitness Diaries

[Each day is an opportunity to learn] 9 Ways to Never Regret Another Day of Your Life via Marc and Angel Hack Life

[“You do you”] Work-Life Balance is a Lie, So Here’s a Better Way to Think About It via Greatist

[Be not afraid] Stop Being Afraid via Goins Writer

[How do you feel about this?] Why Dove’s Latest “Real Beauty” Ad Doesn’t Actually Empower Women via Greatist

[Be considerate when asking about pregnancy] It’s Not Easy for Everyone via The Lean Green Bean

Food for Belly

[I ♥ French Toast] Whole Wheat Cinnamon Raisin Bread French Toast via Yeah…Imma Eat That + Coconut Cinnamon Raisin French Toast with Blackberry Yogurt Sauce via Fit Foodie Finds

[Vegan muffin tops!] Banana Bread Muffin Tops via Oh She Glows

[Wowza] Healthy Sticky Chocolate Fudge Cake via Top with Cinnamon

[So much flavor!] Honey-Balsamic BBQ Meatballs via Iowa Girl Eats

[Pizza pizza] Sweet Potato Crust Hawaiian Pizza via Taste and Tell + Smoked Salmon Pizza via Spoon Fork Bacon

[Super bowl? Yes.] Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos via Two Peas and Their Pod

[Easy and delicious] Flourless Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Muffins via Running with Spoons

Miscellaneous Fun

[Apparently I live in Portland? Fun survey!] What City Should You Actually Live In? via BuzzFeed

[He said he’ll be back] Arnold Schwarzenegger Pranks Gymgoers in a Wig and Mustache via Greatist

[Amazing decorating ideas and tips] Things I’ve Learned About Decorating via Kath Eats Real Food

Blogging Tips

[Lighting is key] Artificial Lighting Tips for Food Photography via Pinch of Yum

[Don’t let the visitors leave so soon!] How to Reduce Your Bounce Rate via Amuse Your Bouche

[Awesome general blogging tips] Blogging and the Biz via Fit Foodie Finds

Happy Friday!

So tell me:

Which links did you find fascinating?

What are you doing this weekend?

I’ll be dancing practically all weekend. Tomorrow we have regular class and rehearsal in the morning and afternoon, and then a community performance in the evening. Sunday is the usual 4-hour rehearsal! So studying for midterms should be done tonight…. *sigh* It’s alright, maybe I can mix math with food again.

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14 thoughts on “Fascinating Friday Links #21

  1. I love your blog posts but especially look forward to these ones, I’ve found some really good blogs and resources through you – thanks!

  2. So many goodies today!!! What city should I live in (SC! I’m down for that!), flour less chocolate chip muffins, it’s not easy for everyone, ending fat talk, lettig go and finding food freedom, and eating a colorful nourished diet!
    Have a great weekend Alison and make sure to rest too! 😘💗

  3. I had MLK day off too! IN yo face! Oh wait… Hahahhaa. Here’s the strange thing. I work for an American company so I get all of your weirdo holidays off.

    I can’t wait to do the city quiz right now! I hope it says Honolulu.

  4. You always round up thee best reads 😀 ! “Work-life balance” made for an interesting read – something I’m working on…Ashley and Davida’s posts were sensational <3. Happy Sunday!

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