Things I’m Lovin’ Thursday:
Hello and I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving break and you’re getting back into your normal routine.
I definitely appreciated some time off of work and being able to see all of my family.
Now that my schedule is back to normal and life is crazy as usual 😉
I have to stop and remember to appreciate the little things here and there.
Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest impact on us!
Related: My previous weeks’ items
Here are the things I’m loving this week:
I recently sampled a pumpkin seed face serum from a Fab Fit Fun membership and I am in love! I don’t usually have a ton of time to spend on my skin. It’s always really dry or really oily, not ever perfect. Since I’ve been using this oil for a few weeks I’ve noticed less breaks outs, less oil and less dry skin. I use the maximum of 4 drops in the morning after cleaning my face and my skin is instantly soft and hydrated. I’m looking forward to purchasing a full size bottle and other brands from this company. The reason it’s so beneficial to use: “reduces facial wrinkles, helps with acne, retains water in the skin to moisturize, and it prevents harm from outside pollution on the skin”.
(I highly recommend not only reading this book, but watching the corresponding documentary on Netflix)
I love the introduction of this books which talks about many of the issues with food today. It also explains why a plant based lifestyle can not only save our lives, but the planet’s life. The book provides a huge meal planning section with tons of plant based recipes. There are tips for preparing plant based meals and how to life a plant based lifestyle. I recently discovered their website where they offer a free trial to an online meal planning service. I signed up for a two week free trial. The meal planning service organized plant based meals for each day and gives tips for preparing the food. They also generate a grocery list every week that corresponds with your meal plan.
I have been using this pampered chef food chopper for a few months now since I had a party this summer. I am obsessed with the thing to say the least. It works similar to a food processor. I use it to chop veggies and nuts into small bit size pieces. You work it by pressing down to chop the pieces with the blades. I love it for dicing peppers and garlic, nuts and to chop onions so I don’t have to cry every time! I’m looking forward to using my chopper for a new recipe I found for apple pancakes. If you want a discount, host a party and invite friends to spend $20-$30 and you will qualify for a free or reduced price item.
I can’t say enough about this protein powder. It’s subtle in taste and provides a nice amount of protein, but is low in calories. I’ve used this in various recipes, from smoothies, to brownies and overnight oats. I love this plant based protein powder because I don’t have to worry about harmful ingredients or hormones being in the product. The price is reasonable for the bag, I’ve had it for about half a year and still have about a quarter of a bag. I use a scoop here or there a few times a week for some added nutrients and protein for myself and my kiddos. This is a budget friendly brand and I would definitely recommend this to anyone to try.
I hope you can benefit from these amazing items as much as I have!
What little things are making a healthy difference in your life?