Happy Friday! And happy Friday the Thirteenth! Man, I kept thinking yesterday was Friday which is a real bummer. Don’t you hate that? Because it makes me go crazy. Lucky me, the whole week has been like that and it has been slowly making my brain melt. Annnnyway, we don’t really have any fun plan this weekend, Alex is working on Saturday and working on this truck on Sunday so it will probably be a low key weekend. But we’re off to get Ryan’s flu shot this morning, so let me leave you here with Friday Favorites linking with Katie, Heather, Angela and Clare!
Favorite Carb: Sourdough Everything Bagels. Everything bagels are my FAVORITE. Also, I love pretzels. Put them together? Yes, please. Also, Alex loves all things sourdough, so I think I need to make these ASAP.
Favorite Fitness: 10 Beginner Tips for Starting an Exercise Routine. For all of us who didn’t grow up loving exercise, or maybe fell out of it for a while, getting into an exercise routine is a daunting task. This is such a good post and tutorial on how to take out all of the questions you may have!
Favorite Bake: Cranberry Orange Bread with Sweet Orange Glaze. I have such a love for orange cranberry muffins and I NEED to make this bread – it sounds too delicious!
Favorite WTF: Dining With Kids Has Become the New Flying With Them. Uhm, I can tell you right here and now I would not be happy if someone gave me that. Look, I’m not saying all kids are angels or all parents keep the appropriate eye on their children, but there are times when it’s getting late or we’ve been sitting too long or whatever and Ryan starts getting fussy with the occasional screech. But you know what? How are we supposed to teach children how to behave in a restaurant if we completely avoid them? Are we in for a future of young adults who don’t know how to act in a restaurant? “Why stop here? Why not print up cards that say, “Adults at Cuchara do not drink until they become intoxicated. They don’t speak loudly on their phones, or leave tips that are less than 20%. They are respectfull!!””
Favorite Warm: Slow Cooker Turkey and Stuffing Dumpling Soup. Reading the name of this, I was first like, what? weird. But when I saw the picture I decided I NEED to try this. ‘Tis the season for soup!
Favorite Laugh: Dear Husband: The Bathroom is Not a Man Cave. UHM this author read my mind. And my house. That’s all I’m going to say on this, but seriously, I couldn’t stop laughing.
Favorite Heart-Warming: This is How a Barber Conquered and Autistic Boy’s Fear of Haircuts. Oh man, this gave me the chills. Some people are just so amazing. If you haven’t heard this story yet, do yourself a favor and check it out.
Favorite Holiday Treat: Overnight Eggnog Cranberry Coffee Cake. I LOVE eggnog, and I was just telling Alex how I was craving coffee cake. This looks SO good. Uhm, an eggnog dessert with crumbly topping that you can prep the night before? Just yes.
Favorite EXCITED: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2! Did anyone else watch My Big Fat Greek Wedding a billion times? I can essentially recite it word for word at this point. Like, I wouldn’t recommend watching it with me. I’m so excited for the sequel! And the preview looks so good!
Spray-On Nail Polish is Finally Here to Prove the Future is Upon Us.
We’re Rolling the Dice With No Birth Control. AKA, how I’ve gotten pregnant twice. Not trying, but not not trying.
6 Things Second-Time Dads Need to Know. I don’t care if we have 1 or 87 kids, if you come home with Starbucks and none for me, we’re getting a divorce.
Why Being the Parent to a 1-Year Old is Exhausting. YASSS.
23 Times The Internet Reminded Us The “Friend Zone” Isn’t Real.
Enjoy It, Because It Goes Fast – In Illustrations. Any parent who has heard this can relate.
Some Christians are Super Offended by Starbucks New Red Cup Design. Chill, guys, it’s a cup.
The One Phrase I Wish We Could Ban From Mom Conversations.
What My Daughter Won’t Remember About Her Childhood.
I hope you have a great weekend! Let me know your favorites of this week in the comments!