Thursday Things

by Bess on April 24, 2014

Hi friends :)

A few random things that I felt like sharing today…

1) Furniture shopping.

I’m searching for some new stuff and I have to say that I’m really glad for places like Wayfair, Overstock, Joss & Main, and One Kings Lane. Also Homegoods! I hit the jackpot in there the other day.  I got this rug from Overstock after searching through what was probably thousands of rugs and I love it.

2) Pinterest.

Of course I’m using Pinterest as decor inspiration.  There’s nothing finer than a morning spent with a fuzzy blanket, coffee, and Pinterest.

Some of my favorite rooms…

These are pins on my For The Home board.  I could go on and on.

3) This breakfast.  Oats with almond milk, blueberries, and honey.

Yep, still loving it.

4) Warmer temps!  It’s been between 65-82 degrees the past couple of days and I am all about it.

I sat out on my porch yesterday afternoon and got some sun.  It was lovely.

Camo hat required ;)

What are some of your favorite random things? What’s your favorite place to shop for home decor & furniture?


Springy Runs & Smoothie

by Bess on April 22, 2014

Yesterday was so gorgeous…I spent 7 miles of it outside running & walking and enjoying the scenery :)

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And had a refreshing afternoon smoothie:

Made with:

  • 1 cup almond milk + extra water if needed
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 frozen sliced banana
  • 1 scoop Green Max Superfood Mix
  • 1 scoop vanilla brown rice protein powder
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 cup honeydew
  • 1 squeeze agave nectar

I recommend this mix! I love honeydew in a green smoothie…it’s a sweet addition ♥

Also, today is my little brother’s 24th birthday!! Happy B-day Ben!

Have a great day, y’all!



Weekend & Workout Recap

April 21, 2014

Workouts from last week: Monday: 5 mile run/walk combo + full body strength training Tuesday: 30 minute AM walk, 45 minute PM walk Wednesday: 3.5 mile run/walk combo + booty & abs Thursday: Kettlebell circuit 3x + 2 mile walk Friday: 4 mile run + abs & arms Saturday: rest day Sunday: 5 mile run […]

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Happy Easter! & a workout

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Happy Easter, friends! And if you’re looking for a workout to burn off those chocolate bunnies, here’s a throwback workout I made from last year:

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Be Fit Friday

April 18, 2014

Happy Friday everyone…below is one of my go-to’s for a full body strength workout plus some fat blasting HIIT.  Get a 5-10 minute warm up jog in first then get into the rest of the workout!

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Foodie Faves Lately

April 17, 2014

Things I’m obsessed with lately: This breakfast.  Oats made with almond milk, honey, and blueberries.  I’ve been having it for breakfast almost everyday for the past week.  It is so simple and perfect. Two different bowls from two different days but yeah they always look the same.  If it ain’t broke don’t fix it! Also, […]

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LoveSurf ♥ Review

April 16, 2014

LoveSurf sent me product to review.  All opinions are my own. The lovely ladies over at LoveSurf recently sent me a couple pieces of their apparel to try out and I couldn’t be happier that they did! I am obsessed with these pieces.  They sent me the LoveSurf Balance Capri and the LoveSurf Inspire Racerback […]

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Hearts With Boston

April 15, 2014

It is hard to believe that it has been a year since the terrible Boston Marathon bombings.  I know that the hearts of not only the running community, but also the country, are with Boston today…remembering those that tragically lost their lives and all the others that were devastatingly injured or affected. I saw this […]

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Beach Weekend & Workouts Recap

April 14, 2014

I had a lovely weekend spent at my favorite place in the world… Toes in the sand of Pine Knoll Shores, NC :) Coffees with the sunrises and margaritas with the sunsets… It doesn’t get any better! Plenty of delicious food from the weekend but was a failure at taking pics!  Friday morning’s breakfast of […]

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Style Sunday

April 13, 2014

Images via My Style board on Pinterest.

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