Friday, June 27, 2014

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! I thought I would share a few things I've been loving lately!

I bought these Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor Thong sandals for my birthday last year, but because of my ankle surgery, I didn't get to try them out until this Spring.

I saw them on so many women in Germany and thought they looked cute with shorts or skirts. Alysha also recommended them to me, so I knew I had to just order them. I am so glad I did because they're comfortable, have arch support and they're so light (especially compared to the Birkenstocks I owned in the late 90's).

They have great arch support! I want to purchase more colors now.

I tried a class called Burn Lab at the gym on Tuesday and loved it! The teacher was actually my yoga instructor from when I did yoga at work a couple of years ago. She is a very young and excellent teacher and I loved the exercises we did. I walked away really sweaty and feeling great! I went on a walk around our neighborhood after to cool down.

I recently read that jumping rope is good for maintaining bone health. I looked around for a jump rope for a while, but finally settled on this one from Target. I adjusted it, but it's still pretty long. I enjoy acting like a kid again by jumping in our driveway!

Hemp seeds in my salads and wraps. I got these in a Conscious Box and I would purchase them again! They're full of amino acids and protein, which is perfect for this vegetarian.

I've been loving blending up smoothies for breakfast and taking them to work. I typically add frozen strawberries, bananas, ground flax, water, almond milk and lots of greens!

The other thing I love this Friday? Having off of work for the next 10 days!


  1. Totally agree on green smoothies to start the day. I've had one every day this month and am looking forward to trying new combinations with Simple Green Smoothies' challenge in July. I keep seeing people mention hemp seeds but I haven't tried them yet. Sounds like something I need to check out!

  2. My sister just bout 2 lbs of chia seeds which I have never even tried. Hadn't heard of hemp seeds before--must get with the program I guess.