Friday Faves and We Are Out!

Hey Hey Friends! As you are reading this I am probably somewhere between Tokyo and the East Coast. Prayers for a good and restful 12 hours with another 2-hour flight to follow. DC has a work trip, so Mason and I are tagging along then headed to visit our families for a few weeks. I am soo excited for the beach and then to see our families (o all the great big hugs!)! I am also ready to get this flight behind me. I keep telling myself that no matter how bad it is it will only be 12 hours. We can do everything for 12 hours, right? I hope to make lots of friends on the plane and pray Mason sleeps most of it.

So with all that said I might be a little slow on responding this week and posting but I do look forward hearing all of your guys’ favorites from the week as well. So here is my Friday Faves:

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

(I totally forgot to take a picture because my 15-month old was begging for one but they looked like this goodness!)

So I take pride in my small ability to cook. I can pretty easily throw something together that is pretty edible. I can even makes cakes, muffins, and pies. I CANNOT made breads though! I have had so many biscuit fells it is a joke around here. I can make paleo breads but not the fluffy gluten filed kind. Well, my friend saw my all long of biscuit shenanigans on Facebook and offered to assist. So I went over to her house easy (7 a.m.) and she taught me how to make homemade cinnamon rolls! What? How amazing! Watch out guys you might see me on the Next Great Baker soon! <—-okay maybe not.

Safer Self-Tanner


I have never been able to wear a self tanner because they all break me out so bad. I think I have found one that has broken the change! This Sunless Tanning Lotion has been great so far! No lines or oompa loompa look! Plus….check out these Skin Deep stats!

skin deep

Four Sigmatic Organic Mushroom Hot Cacao

friday faves

I recently purchased a box of Mushroom Coffee and received a couple of samples along with it. While, I am still not 100% on the coffee (I am saving it for our upcoming trip), I loved this Mushroom Hot Cacao. It is sweet but not as sweet as your traditional hot chocolate. It does not have a mushroom taste at all but I would say it does kind of taste ‘healthy’. I will be purchasing more of these this fall or maybe even more for this winter when my night sweet tooth attacks.

Fun Adventures with Friends

If you read my post yesterday, I shared with you all about us attending a Japanese Comedy Show. What I did not talk about is how I family feel like I have a family here. It is so hard to friend ‘your tribe’ as we move so much. The last year and a half has been a dreadfully lonely time in so many ways here. I am thankful now to finally not feel so alone.

Around the Web

This workout was the perfect nap time workout!

Is learning to ‘accept’ our body really the answer? 

Why we should truly listen and even question music lyrics.

I would all this Funfetti Cake Dip in my face….along with animal crackers!

Question: Do you love to fly and do you eat the airplane food? Thoughts on self tanner? Do you make friends easily? What are some of your Friday Faves?



  1. Amanda @amanda-isms

    August 11, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Awh, so exciting you get to spend time with your family!! And I’ve been looking for a good sunless tanner!! Enjoy your time away 🙂

    1. Bethany

      August 13, 2017 at 7:48 am

      Thank you! We are so excited!

  2. Emily @ Pizza & Pull-Ups

    August 11, 2017 at 11:35 am

    That funfetti dip is so good, I have made it for parties aa couple of times. Hope the flight went well and you guys have an amazing trip!

    1. Bethany

      August 13, 2017 at 7:49 am

      Delicious right? Have a great weekend!

  3. Erinn

    August 11, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    I bet you are so excited to see your family!! Have a safe flight 🙂
    Those cinnamon rolls look so delicious!
    I seem to make friends pretty easily but I’m really picky about my friends…does that make sense? I also really enjoy my time alone – I consider myself to be on the introvert side!

    1. Bethany

      August 13, 2017 at 7:50 am

      I get it….quality over quantity! Thanks! Have a great weekend!

  4. Laura @ Laura Likes Design

    August 11, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    Enjoy your trip! I’m definitely going to check out that self-tanner!

    1. Bethany

      August 13, 2017 at 7:50 am

      Thank you! Have a great weekend!

  5. Marina @ Happy Healing

    August 11, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    OMG those cinnamon rolls look too good.
    I like flying but I don’t usually eat the airplane food – I typically buy something yummy/healthy from the airport before, or bring my own!
    I make friends pretty easily!

    1. Bethany

      August 13, 2017 at 7:52 am

      I totally agree! This fly was almost 13 hours though so we brought one and then ate one airplane meal.

  6. Jenna

    August 12, 2017 at 12:53 am

    Enjoy your trip! OHHHH I love homemade cinnamon rolls, they are so good and such a great treat! Safe travels!

Comments are closed.