Friday Favorites – Bloglove and another Trip

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17. May 2013 by swissfitchick

Hey Lovies!!

I am sorry to say that I will leave you AGAIN for a few days. Today at 12:10 I will be sitting on the plane with 3 of my girlfriends on our way to Spain. Long girls-weekend!!! We’ve been waiting for this so long and now it’s finally here! We will stay again at the residence of Sandro’s parents and stay there till Tuesday. It will be a blast.

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Speaking of trips – my ‘real’ vacation in June is near, and I will be away for more than 15 days. I am looking for GUEST POSTS!! If you would like to give me the honor and write a post on my blog while I am away, please let me know asap so I can coordinate. Mail me at lucie.pfaendler@gmx.ch

But before I leave, let’s go through the weekly favorites!!

I got spoiled even more this week with some belated birthday presents. My girlfriends got me a ticket for the Robbie Williams concert – FIRST CIRCLE!!! How COOl is that?? Ok, not all of you will freak out now, but I find it absolutely awesome.

IMG_3523On the SAME day, a present from my coach Courtney was in the mail. I was beyond happy, she sent me the sweetest card ever and a NEW journal!! So pretty and thoughtful!!

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I also did some research for my vacation in NY and Boston, since I want to try some new workouts when I am there. I was happy to find the Brooklyn Bridge Bootcamp. I signed up for 2 sessions, one in Central Park and 1 early morning one on Brooklyn Bridge. I am so excited!!

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I also signed up for a Barre class in Boston. The best thing about is, that I will be doing this together with Danielle!! We were talking about our meet up in Boston for so long now and now it is scheduled! I can not wait to meet her in person!

Ok, and now let’s celebrate some of my bloggerfriends here!! As usual, there were some amazing posts written throughout the week and I picked out my favorites for you.

Great thoughts on the subject to let kids be kids. It’s a very interesting yet scary subject and I love how Amanda pointed it out. A must read!!

Speaking of great subjects – Laura nailed it when it comes to diets!! Diets are a neverending discussion, I wonder, if the hype about new diets will ever end. How you can just break this all down to some easy factors, Laura explains it perfectly with the ‘No Shit’ Diet.

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As yo may know, I am a strong believer in meditation. Meditation helped me so much in getting better with my fears and anxieties, in finding inner peace and relaxing. I also lost weight with meditation. How that is possible is perfectly well described in Anna’s post about ‘How Meditation Can Help You Om the Pounds Away’

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When it comes to recipes and workouts, I love this chest workout from my coach Courtney!! I LOVE training chest, probably because it is my strongest part. I will definitely try this one out!

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Since MONTHS, I am intrigued by Lisa’s breakfast bakes. Not only do they look so pretty (mine won’t look as pretty. We all know, that when I remake recipes, they look like a really bad copy of it), they are a healthy and hearty breakfast with great ingredients. My favorite: The Baked Banana Bread Oatmeal:

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Speaking of pretty food – I am absolutely going to join the hype on the mason jar thing. Something’s about them – first, they remind me so much of my Grandma and her unbeatable delicious jam, secondly, having a smoothie or a drink out of a mason jar is somhow classy. I am the only one who gets so excited about eating food out of a glass?

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Gina served the cherry on top yesterday – an oh-so-delicious dessert in a mason jar. TOTALLY going to make this!!

Berry Crumble in a jar by Fitnessista.com

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Ok Lovelies, I need to head out the door to catch my flight! In case I manage to close my suitcase……YES, yes, yes, yes, yes….I KNOW. Only 5 days. And we will even do some shopping. First explanation: 1/3 of the suitcase is stuffed with pillows for the chairs I need to transport for Sandro’s parents. AND – you never know. Always be prepared with everything, right??

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Please forgive me for not being online and commenting until next week. I will probably stay unplugged for the entire time.

Talk to you soon!!

xxx

Lucie

20 thoughts on “Friday Favorites – Bloglove and another Trip

  1. Have fun this weekend and safe travels, darling!!

  2. Oh girl, don’t you dare be sorry for unplugging! You deserve a relaxing week with the ladies!! I hope you have a blast! Oh and I wanted to let you know that I did get your email about the guest post…I’ve just been running around like a mad woman prepping for Blend! Sending you an email right now!

    PS, you are SO not alone on the Mason jar thing! Did you see the one I got for Christmas last year? It’s like a wine glass! Lol http://www.kissmybroccoliblog.com/2012/12/24/a-marvelous-christmas-weekend/

  3. cleanfoodcreativefitness says:

    Have a wonderful trip this weekend! So so excited to meet you so very soon! I can’t wait!!!

  4. Hope you have a WONDERFUL time away! x

  5. Thanks so much for the link up Lucie! I hope you have a great weekend in Spain – it’s a long weekend here too and last Sunday was Mother’s Day, so this weekend I’m taking my mom to a spa resort for a couple of days. I can’t wait, I need the R&R too! Enjoy!

  6. Thanks for the No Shit shout out!🙂

    Have a GREAT trip. I’m jealous… thought pretty happy to be on a plane to Blend. Cheers!!!

  7. The “No Shit Diet” is just plain awesome, in my opinion!🙂

  8. Awwr thanks for the shout-out, hun🙂 I hope you have an amazing trip!! And I’m just a little bit jealous😛

  9. Lisa says:

    Thanks for the link love beauty!
    Have the best trip everrrr!!! Hope you enjoy yourself you lucky duck:)
    You definitely deserve to have a relaxing and enjoyable working, no explanations needed. At least you’ll be having a better weekend than mine…mine will just be recovering…boo;)

  10. I store all my parishables in mason jars…it just looks so homey and cute! Have a fabulous weekend in Spain hun, I’m definitely jealous!

  11. Wow, Spain! Have a great trip! I’m also a big fan of Robbie Williams, but haven’t ever seen him live.

  12. Have a wonderful time Lucie!

  13. I hope you had an incredible time in Spain over the weekend! Can’t wait to hear all about it! Whenever I think of vacationing in Spain, I dream about the delicious tortilla espanola and seafood paella I fell in love with there. Such delicious food!

    How exciting about Robbie Williams! You’re going to have a blast at that concert!

    Your packing philosophy is exactly the same as mine—it’s always best to be prepared.😉

    Love and hugs! xoxo❤

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