November…Actually? November??? I have to be getting outdated, as a result of I can nonetheless keep in mind my mother lamenting that the times appear to go by sooner and sooner the older you get. And it’s unhappy to say, nevertheless it’s true. Purchase why is that? Perhaps as a result of issues grow to be extra mundane? Extra regular? Or as a result of we’ve handed by these large milestones you KNOW you possibly can’t wait to hit, like getting the driving force’s license, graduating school, having the primary child.
Now, at my age, it’s all about retirement funds and dealing much less so you possibly can reside extra. I feel the one factor we will actually depend on is benefiting from the time we’ve got, and actually exhibiting gratitude by making the very most of it.
Talking of time, don’t neglect this weekend is the top of Daylight Financial savings and which means you set your clocks BACK an hour on Saturday evening. I can by no means keep in mind which is which. And apparently, Massachusetts is uninterested in attempting to recall as properly and is leading the charge in abolishing DST altogether. Weigh in mates…good thought or not?
Final weekend I used to be in beautiful Park Metropolis, Utah, or extra particularly Deer Valley, internet hosting our 5th Better Blog Retreat (5 years!!!) with some amazingly good bloggers who made me notice…man, after 6 years of running a blog, I nonetheless have lots to study. It’s no surprise although. Issues are ALWAYS altering within the on-line world. I imply, simply suppose…after I began running a blog these mere 6 years in the past, print was thought-about lifeless, Instagram and Pinterest didn’t even exist, and Meals Community nonetheless had cooking exhibits as an alternative of sport exhibits.
from left: me, The Melea Show, Completely Delicious, Dinner then Dessert, The Modern Proper, I am Baker, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen, Simply Recipes, Chelsea’s Messy Apron, Two Peas and Their Pod, The Recipe Critic, Skinnytaste.
If anybody then had talked about the phrases algorithm, conversion fee optimization, or commenting pods to me, they’d have obtained a clean stare. In reality, I doubt if half of you readers even know what these are. Nor must you. However for anybody working an internet enterprise can inform you, in our world RPM doesn’t must do with how briskly your automobile engine is working, RPM is what your advert income per thousand impressions is (impressions = web page views), and the way you make a dwelling. And in the event that they don’t know, they higher host their very own retreat and study from the smarties!
Big because of our sponsors who made this years retreat one to not be forgotten: Kroger & Smith’s Marketplace, La Brea Bakery, Land O’Lakes, Resorts West (the home we rented was stuuuuuning!) and Deer Valley Resort plus wonderful meals in Park Metropolis at Riverhorse on Main (my lobster and scallops proven at high have been AMAZING!) and J&G Grill at St. Regis the place Chef Rachel blew us all away together with her Wild Lady feast for the eyes—actually concluding our dinner with a flaming chocolate eye ball dessert all within the Halloween spirit.
Whew, lengthy winded method to say…my, time goes by quick, and issues…issues are all the time altering.
Moreover all that, I’m SO EXCITED TO REVEAL…properly, wait. I feel I’ll share my excellent news subsequent week as a result of that is getting a tad lengthy winded, and I do know you guys need to get into these Friday Fave hyperlinks. So with out additional ado, let’s dig in to this week’s record of Friday Faves!
This simply warms my coronary heart…
I noticed some fairly stellar Halloween costumes, however these deserve a particular point out:
This guy is AMAZING! He exhibits how one can take a difficult situation and add humor to create grace. Simply wow.
These Huge Little Guys completely nailed it. So, so good!
And this Stranger Things fan made me LOL! However significantly, did you already binge out on season 2? I gotta get on it!
How Kristen Bell practices self-care. I’m completely going to begin doing this!
And in case you’re a fan of Chrissy Teigen, you need to watch this. (and I came upon she and my husband have the SAME late evening eats craving!! It’s like we’re household!!!)
Who’s prepared for The Lion King remake and the truth that Bey is going to be in it!
Your complete list of TV and movies coming to Netflix this month.
This cabin appears insane! However what in case you’re not a morning particular person?
Talking of mornings, here are 6 things to do before dinner every night for a greater morning.
BOOKMARK THIS –> The best tips for the perfect pie.
BOOKMARK THIS –> Homemade cream of chicken soup. All actual, all day.
How it is best to clear your cast-iron skillet.
This crockpot beef stew = get it DONE!
Creamy pumpkin marinara. Say whaaaat? Say YES!
Are you able to think about getting paid to primarily eat ice cream for a dwelling? Um, hello dream job!
You had me at grilled cheese croutons. #nomnomnom
And I’m making this soup in my Prompt Pot as quickly because it’s humanly potential.
Recover from that cussed chilly with this smoothie.
This hummus is sort of a meal in a single!
5 consolation meals I need to cozy up with:
- Sausage and Kale Spaghetti Pie
- Crispy Garlic Roasted Potatoes
- Creamy Blue Cheese Mac
- Mini Meatball Pasta Bake
- Potato Chip Chocolate Chip Blondies
Santa child, this is what I need for Christmas, please.
I’m 100% not Not NOT okay with this, Amazon!
Talking of Goal, listed below are 8 Target beauty products you need right now.
Obsessive about this pretty travel mug. #marbleeverything
Loving this pretty gingham top. How cute are these sleeves?
Liking this trendy and comfy sweater dress.
As a result of you possibly can by no means have too many little black dresses.
Such a reasonably coat (great price too)!
Okay mates, completely satisfied November, and I hope you’ve gotten a beautiful weekend!
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