Friday Favorites

September 1, 2017

Ten mile run this morning in the pouring rain! It usually is just a drizzly Pacific Northwest rain here, but it was coming down good this morning. I ran 2.25 miles to my friend Kelly’s house, and then we ran 5.5 miles together before I ran the 2.25 miles back to my house. I usually run on my own, but I do like having company at least once or twice a week!

I’m highlighting some of my favorite things in this post that I am especially excited about these days. I’ve got everything from a new cozy fall sweater to running podcasts, and a delicious protein bar that I finally find locally!

C Tolle Run

I’ve mentioned the C Tolle Run podcasts before, but I just had to mention them again because I think they are so fun and Carrie (the host) is a natural at interviewing people! I recently listened to the Alysia Montano episode, which was nothing short of spectacular. She and Carrie talked about Alysia running pregnant, why she won’t be getting a couple of the medals she probably truly deserves, and empowering women in the sport of running. I also listened to the Amy Cragg podcast yesterday, which was a good one too!

Fall Sweater

I just ordered this Free People sweater as the weather has changed to fall already. While I am not excited about fall because of how early it comes here–and I know what comes after that, I  am super excited about the sweater! I am definitely lacking some good sweater/long sleeve options for winter, and I couldn’t resist when I saw it for 40% off and just under $60. I had been eyeing it earlier and grabbed it right away when it went on sale!

RX Bars

I’ve had a few RX Bars in the past from Trader Joe’s when traveling back to Minnesota, but I was stoked to find them at Target here in Anchorage. I bought the Sea Salt Chocolate flavor and love it! Twelve grams of protein and all whole foods–love!

Open-back Lattice Sweatshirt

I purchased this sweatshirt a couple weeks ago and have already worn it more times than I care to admit. It is so easy and comfortable with jeans or athletic wear. Right now it is on sale for $25, so grab one (or two) because you won’t want to take them off. There are several other colors too, and I was really close to buying the black.

Beautycounter Radiance Serum

This Rejuvenating Radiance Serum is pretty magical. I have been using it since July, and I don’t think I’ve ever had such smooth skin or such an even skin tone. I use in every morning and night before moisturizing, and it is lightweight and absorbs so well into my skin. I highly recommend it! Others agree as it has a 5-star rating!

Beautycounter is just rolling out the promos lately–one right after another. This weekend–now through Monday, September 4th, with a $150 purchase, you will get a free Facial Oil ($68 value). The facial oils are amazing and what got me hooked on Beautycounter products in the first place. After trying far too many other high-end products for my dry skin, the facial oil was the only thing that helped my parched skin this past winter. I continue to use it every night and love how moisturized my skin is when I wake up in the morning!

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Oiselle Sale

If you are on the market for some new Oiselle clothes, I’d highly recommend checking out their sale this weekend because they are offering an extra 40% off their sale items. I really like these shorts, this tank, love this bra.

I am working this weekend at the store, and then Monday is Labor Day, which means we get to spend an entire day together as a family. I’m stoked! I don’t know what we will do, but I don’t have a run that day either, which makes it even a little more sweet!

    1. Hey Michelle, I understand the need to have ads to get some cash return on your blog here, but with an ad at the top and bottom and side, I can’t even see a single photo in its entirety with the ads and as a result, couldn’t even read the post. They all have an “X” or “Close ad” tab but none of them work. Maybe there’s a way to reconfigure them so it doesn’t interfere as much?

      1. Ah! Shoot. . . I was wondering about that! I will check into it. Thanks! Are you viewing it on mobile device or your phone?

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