Weekly Wishes // 126

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Happy 125th week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Do some homeworkI did some. Never as much as I’d like to, but some.

2. Play outside. I spent almost all of Saturday and Sunday outside. Including a 4.5 hour kayak trip..

3. Make something new. I dreamt up a new painting in my head! That’s progress.

This week’s goals…..

1. Enjoy some weekend traveling. I have two places to travel to this weekend, and I’m excited to go see somewhere new.

2. Keep up with yoga. I’ve been on such a good streak and it feels great, even on days where I don’t realllllly want to get on my mat.

3. Read something. I’ve been doing a terrible job of reading this last year… I’ve almost finished an Eve Ensler book this week though.

Happy Wednesday, friends!

Weekly Wishes // 125

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Happy 125th week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Finish the darn embroidery project I’ve been dragging out for too long. I’m about to. 

2. Get three quarters of the way through the lesson I’m currently on for Herbology school. I forgot how much time I was gonna spend on getting the house ready for visitors, then have an engagement shoot to edit.

3. Host Easter with the family. I did. I even got a cousin to help with planting flowers.

This week’s goals…..

1. Do some homework. I don’t know why it’s such a struggle to do homework for a program I love, but it is. When there are no due dates… It’s hard to stay motivated.

2. Play outside. I wanna hike.

3. Make something new. A new recipe, a new painting, a new project..

Happy Wednesday, friends!

Sunday Faves

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Happy Sunday folks! I hope you had a lovely weekend and found something enjoyable to do! Here are some of the neat-o things I’ve found on etsy this week…

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I want to make some cool bath salts like this. They are so darn gorgeous.

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This is awesome. I love that it has a strap.

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This packaging is awesome and it sounds like it’s amazing.

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Ok, I wouldn’t actually spend this amount on this, but it’s SO DAMN GORGEOUS.

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I adore these. 

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This is great!

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I wouldn’t spend this amount on jewelry because I won’t wear a piece this big every day, and there’s a real good chance I’d lose it. But it’s really beautiful.

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This makes me want to paint.

Weekly Wishes // 124

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Happy 124th week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Keep up with yoga. I sure did! I am still on a streak! Doing Yoga With Adriene’s 30 Day Revolution. It’s kicking my butt. Super hard, but feels super great to accomplish every day.

2. Get some homework done. I have been. I did a couple hours worth this week!

3. Reorganize my home office. I diiiidn’ttttt. But I still should.

This week’s goals…..

1. Finish the darn embroidery project I’ve been dragging out for too long. I haven’t finished because I haven’t been sitting around much… But it’s so close to done.

2. Get three quarters of the way through the lesson I’m currently on for Herbology school. I think this is reasonable.

3. Host Easter with the family. I am pretty sure there will be a minimum of 25 people in my house on Sunday. That’s too many people.

Happy Wednesday, friends!

Buddha Bowl with Miso Tahini Dressing

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I made this meal for my sister and boy, did we love it. So many textures and flavors. It’s a little bit time consuming, but if you pace things just right, super simple.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1/2 lb brussels sprouts, cleaned and halved
  • 2 medium sized beets, peeled and chopped
  • 2 baby bok choy heads, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch thick rounds
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced into 1/2 inch thick rounds
  • 1 Tblsp coconut aminos
  • 2 Tblsp Miso (I use chickpea miso because I’m sensitive to soy)
  • 2 Tblsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • sea salt
  • green onion, sliced for topping

Dressing:

  • 2 Tblsp tahini
  • 2 Tblsp Miso
  • 2 Tblsp coconut aminos
  • 1/2 lemons worth of juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Blend dressing together. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

Mix together coconut aminos, miso, water, and a pinch of salt. Place onion slices in a shallow pan. Pour sauce over and roast for 1/2 hour.

Toss brussels sprouts in olive oil and sea salt. Pour onto cookie sheet and roast for 20 minutes to a half hour.

Par boil the slices of sweet potatoes. When just beginning to get tender, place on a cookie sheet and roast for 15 minutes.

Rinse pot from sweet potatoes, fill will water and beets and simmer until just tender.

Saute’ baby bok choy in 2 Tblsp water and 1 Tbsp coconut aminos. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt.

When everything is cooked through, layer into a bowl and drizzle with dressing. Top with green onions.

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Sunday Faves

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Happy Sunday folks! I hope you had a lovely weekend and found something enjoyable to do! Here are some of the neat-o things I’ve found on etsy this week…

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This ring is gorgeous. Wow. Wow. Wow.

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I’ve been wanting some creatures and critters to put in the flower beds. This one is a cutie.

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As is this one.

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Love love love. 

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What a gorgeous hankie.

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I LOVE these. 

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I also love tea. And this pin.

Weekly Wishes // 123

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Happy 123rd week of my wishes, folks! I’ve been doing this weekly wishes thing for quite a while, apparently. It’s a lovely time.

I think short term goal setting is a really fun way to check off more menial tasks & feel accomplished, and setting intentions for the week is a great way to keep myself accomplishing what’s important to spend my time on.

Last week’s goals…

1. Finish an embroidery project. Ugh, I didn’t!

2. Have a successful class on Saturday. It went super well. So well we’re doing it again this Saturday!

3. Read. I did read! I’m reading I Am An Emotional Creature, a collection by Eve Ensler.

This week’s goals…..

1. Keep up with yoga. I am still on a streak!

2. Get some homework done. Doesn’t matter how much, just progress forward!

3. Reorganize my home office. I’ve not been spending much time working at my desk because I haven’t been, idk, feeling the space. It’s been disorganized and there’s just so much stuff in there that I don’t want to work when I’m in there, I want to organize.

Happy Wednesday, friends!