Links You’ll Love
Health & Fitness:
I was quite the little baker this Summer and I have to say that this was one of the tastiest and most creative recipes that I tried out – Dark Chocolate Cherry Zucchini Bread.
A short, energizing yoga workout is a great way to de-stress and stretch out after a long day at the office in your desk chair – Women’s Health yoga video.
Love Thy Self! Gala Darling agrees and wants to help you – 10 Radical Self Love Exercises To Boost Your Summer Lovin’!
A vegetable stir fry with either a grain or soy, tempeh, or tofu is one of my favorite quick & easy mid-week dinners so I enjoy finding new sauces and combinations to try out, like Peas And Thank You’s Szechuan Broccoli and Quinoa.
You don’t need a full hour for a workout to be beneficial, fit in some walking and short bursts of exercise whenever you can! Before work, during your lunch break, before a class starts – Get Fit In Only Fifteen Minutes.
Being able to break out all of your jeans is one of the fun things about Fall dressing. Check out FabSugar’s The Ultimate Fall Denim Guide — Every Trend, Cut, Color, and Fit.
My favorite part about Fall is the outerwear – I love full ankle-length coats, peacoats, trenches, blazers, basically anything that I can get my hands on – Coat Check: How to Take Your Look in a Ladylike Direction.
Most of us wish we could get more sleep, so why not save a few precious minutes in the morning by speeding up your beauty and makeup routine? How To Do Your Makeup In 5 Minutes (Really!)
Dressing for work doesn’t need to be boring, from colorful separates to chic suits to fabulous sheath dresses, Harper’s Bazaar has the answers – Stylish Work Clothes.
Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month with some stylish pink finds – From beauty products to accessories and jewelry, no matter what you’re in the mood for you can support this great cause. Mama’s A Rolling Stone – Our 6 Favorite Breast Cancer Awareness Products.
October 7, 2012 | Categories: Fashion, Fitness, Food, Links You'll Love | Tags: 15 minute workout, Alexa Chung, Alexa Chung style, Amanda Seyfried, ankle-length, ankle-length coat, Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor LOFT, Ashley Olsen, beauty, Beauty products, beginner fitness, beginner workouts, beginners fitness, Beginners Guide to Running, Beginners workouts, Between You & Me Lipstick, blazer, blazers, Blogger, Blogger fashion, Blogger Street Style, Blogger Streetstyle, blogger style, Boudoir Chemise, Breast Cancer Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness products, Broccoli and Quinoa, Brulee, cashmere, Chloe, Chocolate Zucchini Cake, Coat, coat check, Cosabella, Dairy-free, dairy-free milk, dairy-free recipe, Denim, denim guide, denim skirt, Denim Trends, double-breasted coat, energizing yoga, Evan Thomas, Everyday Minerals, Fabsugar, Fall 2012 Collection, Fall 2012 dressing, Fall 2012 Fashion, Fall 2012 Fashion Week, Fall 2012 RTW, Fall 2012 Trends, Fall clothes, Fall Clothing, Fall Dressing, Fall Style, Fall trends, Fashion, Fashion Blogger, Fashion Blogger Fashion, Fashion Blogger Street Style, Fashion Blogger Streetstyle, Fashion Blogger Style, Fitness, Fitness for beginners, flax egg, Food blog, food blogger, Gala Darling, Giuliana Rancic for LOFT, Gluten intolerance, gluten intolerant, Gluten-free, gluten-free cookies, gluten-free cooking, gluten-free desserts, gluten-free diet, Gluten-Free Food, gluten-free meals, gluten-free recipe, gluten-free recipes, grain-free, grain-free dessert, grain-free muffins, grain-free recipe, harper's bazaar, health, healthy baking, healthy life, healthy lifestyle, healthy living, Hope In A Jar, jacket, jean guide, Jean jacket, Jeans, ladylike coat, LOFT, Love Thy Self, makeup, Mama's A Rolling Stone, Marcie Satchel in Paradise Pink, Mary-Kate Olsen, Nutrition, office clothes, Office dress code, Office fashion, office shoes, Office style, Office-appropriate, office-appropriate clothing, Olsens, outerwear, peacoat, Peas and Thank You, Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love, Philosophy, PINK, pink beauty products, pink lipstick, pink pieces, pink products, plaid, Pretty coat, quick beauty regime, quick makeup, quick morning routine, quick routine, quinoa\, Radical Self Love, Radical Self Love Bootcamp, Radical Self Love Exercises, Refinery 29, Refinery29, San Francisco, San Francisco Fashion, San Francisco Fashion Blogger, San Francisco Food Blogger, San Francisco Street Style, San Francisco style, Self Love, SF, SF Fashion, SF Fashion Blogger, SF Food, SF Food Blogger, SF Street Style, SF Style, short workout, Short workouts, short yoga workout, skinny jeans, Slim jeans, slim pants, soy, statement necklace, stiryfry, Street style, Streetstyle, Style, Stylish coat, stylish outerwear, Stylish work clothes, Suave Tube, Szechuan, Szechuan Broccoli, Szechuan Broccoli and Quinoa, tempeh, The Olsen Twins, The Radical Self Love Project, The Wannabe Chef, tofu, Trench, Trench coat, tweed, Vegan, vegan baking, vegan dessert recipe, vegan desserts, Vegan food blogger, Vegan life, Vegan living, vegan recipe, Vegan recipes, vegan stiryfry, veganism, Veganism for beginners, Vegetarian, vegetarian baking, vegetarian dessert recipe, vegetarian desserts, Vegetarian life, Vegetarian living, Vegetarian recipes, vegetarianism, veggie stirfry, Women's Health, Womens Health Mag, wool, work clothes, working out for beginners, workouts, workouts for beginners, Workwear, yoga, yoga video, zucchini, zucchini bread, Zucchini cake, Zucchini Cookies, zucchini dessert, zucchini recipe | Leave a comment
Links You’ll Love
Health & Nutrition:
Sometimes going to the gym sounds like the worst thing in the world. Sometimes the weather is awful when you were dying to go for a run. Well if you have a set of dumbbells (or you could easily use a kettlebell or weighted bosu ball) you can tackle this rainy day workout!
I’m always on the lookout for new and exciting smoothie recipes so when I was browsing Organice Your Life and saw this Raw Green Coconut Shake recipe I was thrilled.
Don’t think you have time for a full workout? Why not try this Women’s Health Get Fit In Only 15 Minutes: Skinny Jeans Workout which includes the very important squats & lunges or FitSugar’s BOSU Circuit Workout.
In the mood for something sweet? Or do you want a treat for family or friends that’s healthy as well as tasty? Check out the super healthy and oh-so-simple Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies over at Peas And Thank You or
I always get excited when I can add a fun new recipe to my rotation of favorites. Something quick, easy, and delicious. Well, if you’re like me, you’ll want to try Choosing Raw’s Curried Quinoa & Aduki Bean Patties – They’re savory and filling, and easily adapted based on the ingredients you have on hand, a home run in my book.
Whenever I want a dose of inspiration one of my go-to websites is WhoWhatWear – From Style Stalker posts to reviews of new collections to street style breakdowns, they’ve always got you covered – Styling Tips For September.
Street style is a fun and evolving part of fashion and fashion blogging and I’ve been enjoying the pictures online for ages – From bloggers to fashion insiders to models to celebrities. It’s a great way to get inspired or to see what’s trendy and hot right now. And with four Fashion Weeks coming up, it’s time to give it a closer look – A Street-Style Primer For The September Shows. Or check out one of my favorite model street style blogs out there for up to date shots from the shows – Altamira: Models Off Duty.
The accessories are probably my favorite part about dressing for Fall and Winter. Scarves, gloves, hats, outerwear… Swoon! FabSugar agrees – Best Fall Scarves 2012: It’s a Wrap — Shop the Best Layering Scarves For Early Fall.
I love vintage-inspired styles and loved this post on finding some great pieces that are perfect for Fall and fabulously retro – Finding the perfect 1970s shoulder bag.
I’m a bun girl through and through so I was excited by all of the buns on the runways for Fall. If you’re of a similar mind, check out Harper’s Bazaar’s The Return Of The Bun or Best Celebrity Top Knots: The Fun Bun Hall of Fame.
September 17, 2012 | Categories: Fashion, Fitness, Food, Links You'll Love | Tags: 15 minute workout, 1970s, 70's, 70's fashion, Altamira, Altamira Models Off Duty, at home workouts, barbells, beginner fitness, beginner workouts, Beginners workouts, boho, boho chic, Bosu, bosu ball, Bun, Buns, butt workout, celebrity buns, Celebrity hairstyles, celebrity top knot, celebrity updo, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Clean, Clean eating, cleanse, coconut shake, coconut smoothie, Craig Arend, Cristina's Blog, detox, easy recipes, easy workouts, Eleonora Carisi, Fabsugar, Fall 2012, Fall accessories, Fall/Winter 2012/2013, Fashion, Fashion month, Fashion Week, Fitness, FitSugar, Get Fit In Only 15 Minutes, gluten free baking, Gluten-free, gluten-free cookies, gluten-free desserts, green coconut, Gucci, hairdos, hairstyle, harper's bazaar, health, healthy eating, healthy lifestyle, healthy living, healthy recipes, healthy shake, Hippie, hippie chic, Home Workouts, how to style for September, Indoor workouts, Kale, Kettlebell workouts, Kettlebells, leg workout, Lonneke Engel, lunges, medicine ball, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, messenger bag, Model fashion, Model street style, model streetstyle, Model Style, Models Off Duty, My Dress.My High Heels.My Style, Nutrition, Organice Your Life, oxblood, Peas and Thank You, Peas and Thank You: Simple Meatless Meals the Whole Family Will Love, quick & easy meals, quick & easy recipes, quick & easy snacks, quick recipes, quick workout, rainy day workout, raw cleanse, raw detox, raw diet, raw food, raw food diet, Raw Green Coconut Shake, raw recipes, Retro, retro bag, scarves, September shows, September styling, September Styling Tips, shake recipes, Shakes, short workout, shoulder bag, Skinny Jeans workout, smoothie recipes, Smoothies, Spring 2012 Fashion Week, Spring 2013, Spring 2013 Collections, Squats, Street style, Streetstyle, studio 54, Style, Style Stalker, style.com, Styling tips, suede, sumo squats, Teresa Lourenco, The Fitnessista, the return of the bun, top knot, Updo, updos, Vegan, vegan chocolate chip cookies, vegan desserts, Vegan recipes, veganism, Vegetarian, Vegetarian recipes, vegetarianism, vintage, vintage handbag, walking lunges, WhoWhatWear, Winter 2012, Winter 2013, winter accessories, Women's Health, working out, workouts, workouts for beginners, zucchini, Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies, Zucchini Cookies | 1 Comment
Links You’ll Love
Here’s a serious, fashion-forward French manicure that’s perfect for your next big event – DIY Nail Art: A Modern French Manicure Inspired By Marchesa.
If you love the current reigning queen of fashion, Diane Kruger, as much as I do, you’ll adore this interview from the Wall Street Journal – Diane Kruger: 20 Odd Questions.
I’m a huge devotee of ballet flats, they suit my classic and simple, but feminine style to a T, but I love to mix things up. This summer has been all about topsiders, smoking flats, and Oxfords. Don’t believe me? WhoWhatWear – How They Wear Summer Oxfords featuring celebrities like Audrey Tautou, Jessica Alba, and Rihanna, and fashion insiders like Olivia Palermo and Annabelle Dexter-Jones.
Shoe porn anyone? How about closet organizing and gorgeous shoe storage? Thought so… Be Frassy – Shoescribe & Frassy.
Health & Fitness:
If you’re like me and enjoy trying new and interesting ways of eating in order to find the best way of eating for yourself, then here’s another to try. Paleolithic, primal, caveman – These have all been used to describe the high protein, gluten-free diet known as Paleo. Check out this health nut’s experience –30-Day Paleo Challenge: I Tried It!
If a gym membership is too pricy for you right now or even if you’re just not in the mood to head to the gym, it doesn’t mean that you have to skip your workout. Try Women’s Health’s Work Out At Home for great body weight moves you should incorporate into your workouts.
Some new duds always motivate me to get my booty to the gym, but that doesn’t mean you need to break the bank! Get Your Om on For Less: Yoga Tops Under $30.
Not sure about you, but I whole heartedly believe that there are healthy desserts out there that you can indulge in without guilt. And while I wouldn’t say it’s my life’s goal to try them all, that statement wouldn’t be too far off. Case in point? The Fitnessista’s Sweet potato chocolate chunk cookies – I made these with a few little adjustments, MCLV Mange post to come soon!
Whether you’re a native San Franciscan like I am or new to the City By The Bay, if you’re looking for some great places to workout look no further than the FitSugar headquarters – Work Out Like a Local: San Francisco Edition.
July 22, 2012 | Categories: Fashion, Fitness, Food, Links You'll Love | Tags: 30-Day Paleo Challenge: I Tried It!, A Modern French Manicure Inspired By Marchesa, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Audrey Leighton, Audrey Rogers, Audrey Tautou, Ballet flats, Be Frassy, Camisole, caveman diet, Champion, Champion Double Dry+ Fem Cami Long Top, cheap tops, cheap workout gear, cheap yoga gear, Dairy-free, Diane Kruger, DIY, DIY Nail Art, DIY Nail Art: A Modern French Manicure Inspired By Marchesa, Do It Yourself, easy workouts, exercise, Express, Express Sexy Racerback Cami, Fashion, Fit Bottomed Girls, Fitness, FitSugar, Flats, Food, French Manicure, Gap, GapFit, GapFit Drawstring Tank, GapFit Loose Shelf-Bra Tank, gluten free baking, Gluten-free, gluten-free cookies, guilt-free recipes, health, healthy baking, healthy dessert, healthy eating, healthy living, healthy snacks, Home Workouts, inexpensive workout gear, Jessica Alba, Karen Walker's S/S 12 collection, lace up oxfords, Marchesa, masculine, MCLV Mange, menswear inspired, Modern French Manicure, nail art, Nike, Nike Legend Women's Training Tank, Old Navy, Old Navy Padded Camis, Olivia Palermo, Oliviapalermo.com, oxfords, Paleo Challenge, paleo diet, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Diet, Primal, Primal diet, Racerback tank, Rihanna, Robb Wolf, San Francisco, san francisco working out, san francisco workouts, shoe organization, Shoescribe, slip on flats, smoking flats, Style, summer flats, sweet potato baking, Sweet potato chocolate chunk cookies, Sweet potato cookies, sweet potato recipes, The Fitnessista, The Real Olivia P, The Stylist, The Wall Street Journal, top siders, WhoWhatWear, Women's Health, Women's Health Magazine, working out, working out in san francisco, Workout at home, workout gear, workouts, WSJ, yoga clothes, yoga gear, yoga tops, ypga gear | Leave a comment