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Friday, March 30, 2012

Friday Round-Up


Homemade Get Well cards from the boys - my offline reading for the week.

Since coming home on Monday, I've been pretty much confined to my bed and the couch with a bit of hopping around on crutches in between. To be honest, my ass hurts from sitting and lying around so much over the past couple of days. After sleeping the better part of Monday and Tuesday, OK and Wednesday, I'm starting to feel more like myself and the pain in my knee has subsided substantially. Thank the Lord.

All the lying around has left me with a lot of time to read. For once, I feel like I actually have a handle on my Google Reader and that it's not exploding in all directions. Since my life hasn't exactly been bells and whistles, I wanted to share some of the amazing articles and blog posts that I've read this week, much in the vein of weekly round-ups by Kristin at What She Said, Ginger at Ramble Ramble, Katy at Katy Widrick, and Christine and Caitlin at Oatmeal in my Bowl which I love to read.


That's a long list! Sorry but I've been doing a lot of reading.
What are some of your favorite reads of the week? Share with me!


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12 Comments:

At March 30, 2012 at 9:47 AM , Anonymous Lindsay @ The Lean Green Bean said...

thanks for the link love girl!!

 
At March 30, 2012 at 9:50 AM , Anonymous Cat @ Breakfast to Bed said...

Thank you so much for the shout out! Callie's blog really blew me away too!!!

 
At March 30, 2012 at 10:34 AM , Blogger Jolene said...

I love that you are using the time wisely...catching up on your reader!! You pulled out some good ones here, I must read a few of these, MizFit's looks like a really good one. 1 week down, 3 to go?!

 
At March 30, 2012 at 8:34 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Yes! Jury duty and bed rest/recovery have been great for catching up on my reader :-)
3 more weeks to go! Yay!

 
At March 30, 2012 at 8:36 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Thank you for always having awesome Friday Fitness posts. Seriously, the workouts you post are awesome.

 
At March 30, 2012 at 8:40 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Callie's post was really incredible. Really well said and eloquent.

 
At March 31, 2012 at 1:37 PM , Blogger Surfing Grandma of OC said...

OH I just think my favorite thing about this whole post are those cards. AAAAWWW!! :)

 
At April 1, 2012 at 12:39 AM , Blogger OatmealBowl said...

That egg hunt post really hits a spot. I remember taking my daughter when she was little. I can't believe how the parents take over and its done in like 30 seconds. definitely wasn't what I was looking for! Cute cards!

 
At April 1, 2012 at 9:03 AM , Blogger Kristin @ What She Said said...

Thanks so much for the shout-out! Tracy's egg hunt post really struck a nerve, huh? It's being shared EVERYWHERE! :)

So sorry to hear you hurt yourself. Feel better soon, but also enjoy catching up on your Reader while you're laid up!

 
At April 1, 2012 at 2:19 PM , Blogger Christine said...

That's what I thought when they brought me the cards. It was super sweet of them.

 
At April 1, 2012 at 2:20 PM , Blogger Christine said...

I know, isn't it crazy? We parents are crazy! The boys have done an egg hunt the last couple of years at their grandparents' house, not the crazy big organized ones. There's nothing like the look on their face when they discover a hidden egg. Priceless.

 
At April 1, 2012 at 2:23 PM , Blogger Christine said...

Thanks Kristin. And thank you for the inspiration. I really do love your Friday Tapas posts. I always pick up some great reads from your posts. I think that Tracy's egg hung post struck a nerve for me because I can totally see myself doing that!! :-) But seriously, I think that it brings up a whole conversation around parenting and what parenting means today and our ability (or inability) to let our children experience things, fail and learn.

 

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