Friday Favorites (October 27, 2017)

It’s Friday, and it’s definitively fall. (FINALLY.) I love it.

This has been a whirlwind of a week, in the best way. Highlights include:

  • getting a SCOBY from a friend so we can start brewing our own kombucha (wish us luck!)
  • trying out a new Malaysian place (as some of you know, I taught English in Malaysia after college, so this restaurant was a little trip down memory lane — and I loved that they had roti on the menu!)
  • Maggie (always — but especially in a cat hat)


Sigh. Now I miss Maggie.

Let’s move on to some favorites, shall we?:




  • Speaking of Target finds…these gray moto jeans are SO cute and comfy! I wore them yesterday with the bow sneakers above, and they paired really nicely.


  • The Pure Barre Pure Health Challenge kicks off on Monday (and the first meal plan came out yesterday — check out my sneak peek post from Wednesday if you missed it)! Are you signed up?? I’m ready to LTB my way to a strong finish to 2017!


  • And here’s one for you fellow working new mamas out there. This article titled “When All You Feel is Guilt: A Letter to New Working Moms” was one of those pieces that made me feel very much like part of a community. Obviously, lots of other women deal with these emotions, but it’s always nice to see it articulated like it is here. I could especially relate to this: “I want you to know that I know how it feels. I know how it feels to feel guilty as you dry your hair in the morning and the baby watches you from a bouncy seat…I know the fatigue that sets in when all you feel is guilty…” Some days it hits harder than others. If you’re a new mama back at work, too, save this for one of those harder days.

Happy weekending!




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