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Hi Friends!

Time for another round of Bean Bytes!

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Link Love


Lessons learned:
Remember To Be A Wife via Moms Little Running Buddies
Lessons From Teaching Yoga via Love Life Surf
What Two Words Would You Tell Your Younger Self via Rise Run Mom Repeat

Great tips:
Anatomy of a Weekly Meal Plan via A Healthy Slice of Life

Love these:
5 Diet Swaps You Need To Make via Energy We Bring

11 Tips For Telling A Loved One About Your Mental Illness via The Great Fitness Experiment
Debunk the Debunkers & Listen For Yourself via Dare You To Blog
What Does Sugar Free Mean via A Gutsy Girl
Stop Doing Stuff You Hate via Gabby’s Gluten Free

Good info:
Why We Don’t Use For Our Main Budget via Our Freaking Budget

Yes Yes Yes:
6 (Sane & Simple) Rules to Lift Like A Girl & Be More Awesome via Nia Shanks

Yes to pretty much every single one of these:
34 Things Every Tall Girl Can Relate To via Total Sorority Move

Watch & Learn:
How To Make Money Off Your Blog & Diversify So You Don’t Get Burned via Katy Widrick


Great tips!
Kitchen Shortcuts via Fuelin Roadie
5 Simple Tips for  PR Friendly Blog via Running on Real Food
Keep Your Home Organized in 3 Simple Steps via A Healthy Slice of Life

Enjoy abundance:
Scarcity Is A Myth via Tara Stiles

Thinking about a home gym?
Building a Home Gym via Mom’s Little Running Buddies

A perspective on calorie counting:
Calories via Happy Wife, Healthy Life

Real Talk:
On Growing Up, Sacrifices & Relationships via Making Good Choices

14 Great Tools For Creating Infographics via Buffer


Best thing I’ve read in a while:
An Open Letter To The Xo Jane Writer Who Cried Over A Black Woman In Her Yoga Class via Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss

Like burpees:
Burpees or Bust Workout Roundup via Cotter Crunch

On diets:
What’s the BEST Diet via Food & Nonsense
The Makings Of The Best Diet Ever via Truth To Being Fit

Awesome infographics:
55 Ways To Make Comfort Food Healthier via Savvy Eats
A Family That’s Designed To Move via Iron Rogue

Love these perspectives:
Season of Humbling via Peace Love & Oats
Marriages Shouldn’t Work via The Wannabe Athlete

Great tips:
Top Tips For Working From Home via Talk Less, Say More


No more excuses:
How To Design A Media Kit in Microsoft Word via Katy Widrick

What to look for:
7 Qualities To Look For In A Personal Trainer via Trainer Paige

Learn from an expert:
5 Food Styling Tips via Kiss My Broccoli


Love this approach:
A Simple Way To Increase Your Pushups and Chinups via Tony Gentilcore

Interesting perspectives:
Stop Blaming The Media For Our Body Image Issues
If I Can’t Accept You At Your Worst, Maybe You Should Stop Being So Horrible
Why I’m Changing My Tune On The Paleo Diet

Loving this series:
Foto Friday: ISO and Photo Grain via Sweet Caroline

More Isn’t Always More via Gabby’s Gluten Free
The Problem With Online Fitness Challenges via Fitness & Feta
Strong Is The New Skinny & It’s Not A Good Thing via Barefoot Colorado



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Sweet Potato Chili Fries
Lactation Cookies {for new mamas}
Potato Crusted Fruit Pizza
How To Eat Chili For Breakfast
Meyer Lemon Whiskey Sours
Drunken Potato & Kale Soup
Creamy Avocado Hummus
Vegan Peppermint Brownie Muffins
Buffalo Chicken Cheddar Broccoli Bites
Cashew Cream Cheese
How To Make Cauliflower Rice
Homemade Crockpot Yogurt
Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai
Best Butter-Free Popcorn
Roasted Southwest Vegetable Cheese Dip
Healthy Blue Cheese Dressing
Vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins w/ Almond Butter Filling
Enchiladas with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream
Cheesy Buffalo Quinoa Bites
Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Double Chocolate Banana Waffles
Red Curry Chicken Spaghetti Squash Bowls
Less Slutty Brownies

Scenes From The Week

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Stretching with Poco
Helping me food prep!

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Good mail days:

I stocked up on Nuttzo when it was on sale a couple of weeks ago.
I got some (free) chips from my friends at Food Should Taste Good- Guacamole flavored? Yes please!
I used a gift card to Swansons Health Products to stock up on some goodies
I’m a member of the Cabot Cheese Board and they sent us some (free) cheese, and my friends at USA Pears sent me some (free) pears to enjoy!
So thankful for all of these amazing companies!
I won some Nanos in a giveaway from Blonde Ponytail and they finally came. I LOVE THEM!
Hubby took a trip to the giant liquor store with some friends and stocked us up for the year!

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Love them!

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Love me some Hop Slam
We got snow rollers here in Ohio. Made my the wind when the conditions are just right. Pretty cool!
Makeshift standup desk.

Twitter Favs

Things To Do When You’re Anxious
42 Healthy Portable Snacks
Prevent Piriformis Syndrome
The Power of a Thank You Note
10 Conscious Food Blogs You Should Read
Writers Don’t Write To Get Published
Today’s 27 Year Old, Highly Educated & Highly In Debt
The Magnitude of What We Have To Know
5 Flexibility Standards
Be Selective Of The Brands You Choose To Partner With
Push Yourself Mentally, Listen To Yourself Physically
10 Common WordPress Mistakes That Make You Look Like An Amateur 
12 Things You Should Keep In Your Car For Emergencies
Raising A Kind Daughter
Why I Love My Blogging Community
What I Won’t Miss: Wearing Jeans
Get Pinning on Pinterest For A Job
37 Lessons in 37 Years
Raw Beauty
8 Things You Do In Your 20s That Will One Day Make You A Good Parent
Social Media Activists Put Pressure On The Food Industry
Dear Nordstrom: About Your Skinny Sleep Pillow
10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Too Soon Forgets
12 Things To Remember When Taking Blog Photos
This Is My Crossfit Post
Does Becoming A Wife & Mother Make You Average?

Check It Out

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I’m giving away two Personal Planners.
Check out Saturday’s post to enter!

In The News

5 Exercise Fads & Their Pros and Cons
Unraveling Any Weight Gain Links to Stress, Cortisol
McDonald’s Pushes For Sustainable Beef
What A Dietitian Eats
A Look Inside The Protein Bar
Obesity’s ‘Disease’ Label May Demotivate Weight Loss Efforts
Does Rinsing Fruit Make A Difference
Me vs The Scale

That’s all for today!