Bites of My Life

Last week was great with several reasons leading to why, but the cherry on top was Stacia and Sage's wedding weekend. The two are some of my best friends and Stacia has been waiting for this day for forever. Seeing it all come together, and be perfect, was the best for her. Not to mention having all my best friends who live near and far all in one place made it the best best. Exhausted and hoarse, but well worth it for the best dance floor party and for the now Mr. and Mrs. Ranallo!

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-Matcha is back in heavy rotation. It has been the best energy source to get me through the day after my early early morning bootcamp workouts.
-Healthy easy chicken burrito bowl situation over cauliflower rice I was able to throw together with things from my fridge! 
-#TargetDoesItAgain. and again, and again and again. 
-Obsessed with my new Who What Wear collection sandals
-Peep my insta highlights for the run down on this easy egg/avocado salad. Will work on getting the recipe up on TAB soon!
-Tuesday morning brewery tour for a special project The Jones Assembly + Prairie Artisan Ales are teaming up on! Pictured here: me learning the "grain out" techniques. 
-The SO team finally got to let the cat out of the bag. We are so excited to operate the cafe space in the new Scissortail Park coming to west downtown!
-Unexpected surprise goodie package from Arbonne for hitting my district manager status.
-Wedding weekend for Stacia and Sage finally kicking off!
-HP for the win!
-No doubt Stacia would make a gorgeous bride, but still got chills seeing her look come together on the big day. 
-Sunday sushi made healthier and so good courtesy of Whole Foods. 

Don't miss last week's lite bite posts: mayo-less tuna salad and watermelon & heirloom tomato salad.
Current songs on repeat: Tequila by Dan + Shay and Finest Hour by Cash Cash.

Annie

Bites of My Life

I love the cold, but the summer. Oh, the summer. You kill me. You are too good. My energy level skyrockets this time of year. I want to do all the things in the summer as opposed to winter where I could hibernate for 3 straight months and be happy as a clam. 

I want to eat all the summer food, go on a walk EVERY evening, be more social during the week, spend as much time outside as I can, clean out my closet, deep clean my room, be extra active, and maximize my workday so I have more free time in the morning and evenings. Summer motivation is in full swing!

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-I don't have marble countertops. Here is proof-ha! Just a contact paper covered foam board!
-Y'ALL! I posted something besides just a bites post. Catch my mayo-less tuna salad recipe here. Word on the street is that you will be getting a second recipe post tomorrow too!
-Post-bootcamp recovery shake before the rest of my breakfast. I've been waking up at the crack of dawn (4:30AM) to train with Align Performance. Bootcamp is from 5:30-6:30, so when I get home I do an Arbonne recovery shake (1 scoop protein, water, cinnamon and ice in a shaker bottle) then follow it with scrambled eggs later in the morning. If I ate a full breakfast at 6:30 I'd want lunch by 10AM. P.S. if you are local and interested in bootcamp, join me, your first class is free!
-Morning coffee/work date with my Lindz before she leaves me for LA. I can't talk about it anymore otherwise I'll get tears on my keyboard.
-Leftover watermelon tomato salad topped with grilled chicken. Is there a better summer dinner?
-Back to Cali Al goes, but first dinner with the whole crew!
-When in Stillwater, OK, must eat at Red Rock Bakery and Deli. Or so I'm told...and so I now agree. SO GOOD!
-Smashed avo on 2 GG crackers. Who else loves GG crackers? Who doesn't know what I'm talking about? Read here to get the gist and then order on Amazon ASAP.
-When curly fries are an option, you always go curly. Despite the fact the fact that I was poolside in a bikini while eating them...
-You all know I love my Super Coffee, but here is just another photo to remind you. And just so you know the maple hazelnut flavor is everything.
-Treasures from the Asian supermarket include ginger chews, gochujang, mini boxes of fruity gum and an excuse to show off my new shoes ;)
-Father's day feast was full-fledged Korean BBQ themed and I think we nailed it!

Annie

p.s. I listened to this song 54 times last night, you should too. 

Bites of My Life

Oh hello June, how did we get here so fast? A short week that felt like a long one, a new month, 3 concerts in one week, new books, new hobby, old friends, old habits. Happy second week of June!

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-Can't quit this breakfast and have no intentions of doing so anytime soon. Brown rice cakes, one with smashed avo and Everything But The Bagel seasoning, the other with almond butter, coconut, chia seeds and cinnamon. Detox tea on the side!
-100% fangirling over LANY during their performance at The Jones. Work perks getting us so close to the stage!
-Happy mail day including new food inspiration, a belated b-day present and a promotion recognition with Arbonne!
-Bowl on repeat this week. Protein, healthy carbs, healthy fats and fresh veggies and herbs. 
-Organized, hydrated and caffeinated. 
-Greek feast with my mamma mia!
-2 of 3 concerts I went to this week.  
-I've read 5 books to far in 2018, like what????? I believe I have mentioned before that I don't read. I'm not sure what has come over me. Can't wait for these next 3 books. 
-Investing in a new hobby, tennis! Any players out there?
-Behind the scenes shooting for my besties new side hustle, Made by Maddie.
-The prettiest Made by Maddie earrings. Check out her insta for more and how to order!
-Been coveting Joanna Gaines banana bread recipe since my roommate came home with her new cookbook. I just weirdly love how she makes it in a square pan. It was good, but I like my banana bread better. So here's the recipe if you want the best nana bread eva.

Annie

p.s. I snuck in a Bites post last week but didn't tell you, sry. But, read here!