Friday, December 7, 2012

Friday Favorites! Week of 12/3





We are officially in the last month of 2012, and for those of you who believe the hoopla...the last month of the WORLD.

As you can tell I am a non-hoopla believer ;)
What do I believe in you ask?

Sweat, Love and Friday Favorites.





Favorite Boozy Beverage: Holiday Sangria

 Pomegranates, cranberries, pears and red wine.
Say no more! Just pour me a glass...or three.

Favorite Sweat: Box Jumps




I did 100 of them Tuesday morning, and I am STILL sore 3 days later.
These little guys are going to be incorporated into my workouts more often, maybe I'll make a circuit?
Whatever you do DON'T FEAR THE BOX JUMP, it isn't as scary as you think. 
Start on something low and work your way up to higher platforms.


Favorite Nail Look: I am 100% in the Christmas spirit right now. 
These nails? MUST HAPPEN

I think this is one look I will be able to achieve after only 4 failed attempts.
Dare I do it?


Favorite Soup Recipe: I LOVE Jenn from Peas and Crayons.
I love her even more for posting this recipe.
What is in that mug you ask?
YEAH SHE WENT THERE.
and I'll be going there sometime soon.


Favorite Jam: Although I don't mention it too often on here I am a die hard GLEEK.
I re-watch every episode at least twice, and am currently toying with the idea of re-watching every episode from the beginning.
Last week was the Thanksgiving episode and all of the seniors that graduated [outside of the divas Rachel and Kurt] came home.

They opened the episode with a mash up of Homeward Bound/Home and almost made me cry:
1. Because all of my favorites were singing it
2. Because I love both of these songs
3. I am a die hard GLEEK.
don't judge me.



Homeward Bound-Simon & Garfunkel
Home-Phillip Phillips

Favorite Workout Gear: Pro Compression Socks

I got my first pair this week in pink, but I am longing for the holiday version now. These socks serve a purpose, outside of just comfort.
They help increase blood flow to your legs during workouts or recovery.
A must have for any runner.


Favorite Quote: There seems to be a Christmas theme running through this post....


Elf is my second favorite Christmas movie, right after Home Alone.


Favorite Girly Girl Outfit: Ohhhhhhhh girl I need this in my life


I am not really into wearing leather on any area of my body so I would switch the skirt up for another bodycon style. But that top?
I NEED it.
New Years Eve I have a hot date at my favorite restaurant and this outfit would be perfect...I bet Express has something like it.

Favorite Hair Accessory: Hair Donut



I have been seen rockin the over sized bun several times the past 2 weeks both inside and outside of the gym.
For $2-3.50 you can have a perfect ballerina bun that doesn't move during your runs or if you're me kickboxing. Not having to fix your hair during a cardio class?
MAJOR WIN.

This is a must have tool for EVERY woman.

I'MMMMM EVERY WOMAN IT'S ALL IN MEEEEEE
Sorry my inner Whitney just came through for a second.
Anywho, you can find these bad boys almost everywhere now a days AND if you're worrying about your hair being too short I promise if you have a ponytail you can rock the hair donut.

Put them in your Christmas stocking, you won't be sorry!


Favorite Some eCard:  If you're on any social media platform and you don't have children of your own/are a teacher I know you feel me on this one.


Although cute and creative, it's taking over all of my "feeds."



Happy Friday Everyone!!




24 comments:

  1. Gah I just got my first pair of socks from PRO compression and totally want those holiday ones now! And love that sparkly shirt, omg. Happy Friday <3

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    1. They're the best right?? and who DOESN'T love sparkles on anything?!

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  2. I gosh I totally want...no wait...NEED a hair donut!!! Where can I find one of these bad boys???

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    1. Mine are from H&M but I think target or any drug store should have them...if not check amazon or just google hair donut!!

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  3. Ah ha ha ha! You shouldn't eat donuts but you can certainly put them in your hair! ;)

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  4. Everything I saw in this post, I was like...yes, yes, yes...all great favorites! Thank you for sharing!

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    1. i need to do them! I am so nail art challenged haha

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  6. Great faves this wk, love!!! You are miraculous for those box jumps! Holy killer, batman!!! So impressed! And I looove the christmasey nails!! Rock it! Have a fab Friday! Spa <3

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  7. Omg it's so bad but I laughed out loud at the Elf on the Shelf card. Seriously is every other picture on Instagram. Maybe I'm just mad because I don't have one. And I would love to try the nails, soup, and sangria! Way to go on this Favorites post!

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  8. Omg YES! I need to attempt those nails! So Christmasy! I love them!

    Love your Friday posts! LOVE YOUUUU

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  9. That drink looks super tasty! I want those Compression socks to bad but they are sold out! :(

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  10. Elf is my favorite holiday movie! Dressing up as him for a holiday half Sunday! And the donut is a godsend! I use a sock though ;)

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  11. Box jumps may be worse then burpees... at least I think so =)

    Have a great weekend!

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  12. Im so so so curious now if the donut would work in my thin, errr, "FINE" :) hair??

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  13. OMG they sell the hair donut?! I tried making one from a sock (saw it online) but it didn't work. I am so going to google where to get one.

    Oh and the creapy Elf on the Shelf has got to go! The thing is scary! LOL!

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  14. I love your Friday favorites! Those nails are sooo cute. I really wish that I was better at doing my nails (or that every time I did them, the polish didn't get ruined in like one day).

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