In case you missed it : I posted my REAL budget on Tuesday - complete with real budgeted spending for each month. And apparently you all liked it. It was my most commented on post ever. That's good news, because I'll be back on Wednesday to share what a normal-ish week of spending looks like for me. Every purchase broken down.
So, back to our regularly scheduled Friday Five.
one // I applied to be a Legend Compression Wear ambassador and was chosen! My compression sleeves finally arrived last Friday night, so obviously I tested them out while I stockpiled some blog posts & laid in bed. I wore them again on Saturday & Sunday, but wanted a chance to run in them a time or two before I go writing a review. But, they're my favorite color. If you were already looking to order, you can use AmbFriend2016 for 15% off your order. But, I'll make sure to re-post the code again if someone is interested after they see a review.
two // Today is National Dog Day! Since dogs are pretty much the best, I thought I would give a shout out to the two pups in my life. :)
If you've been here a while, you've seen Tuck pop up before. He's my former roommates pup, technically. Not related by blood, but we call him my neph-dog. He may be a "bully breed" - but don't bully my bully, because this one is a big softie. Let him sit on your feet or rub his belly & you've got a friend for life. He has a great handshake and loves to give high-fives. His favorite way to greet me is to collapse, immediately, belly up onto the floor & roll around until I pet him.
And then meet Buddy, he's popped up here a time or two for sure, he's my "Home Dog" - pun fully intended. He's no longer quite a "pup" as he turned 10 earlier this year. His favorite activities include softly barking until someone will carry him down the stairs. Only to run back up them & repeat. Following my Mom everywhere, laying on top of your head & chewing on dirty underwear.
three // Pumpkin Mania is coming soon. PSL's are set to be at McDonalds & Dunkin soon - also pumpkin glazed munchkins at Dunkin? Yeah, not gonna bother resisting those. And I'm sure Starbucks will be soon to follow. Anyone got a great make at home PSL recipe!? Link that right up in a comment, please.
four // I made Buckeye Brownies for the boss man earlier this week. He turned 50, so we all brought in things to cover breakfast & lunch. They're so simple. Boxed brownie mix - make it & bake it. Top it with your PB mixture (3-ish cups powdered sugar, 1/3 stick melted butter + PB until it's a light brown color. Maybe 2 cups? I don't measure a thing) It should be the consistency of playdoh. Then top it all with melted chocolate almond bark, or chocolate chips + butter, melted together. Ta-da!
What are you up to this weekend?
What's your go-to homemade PSL recipe?Or any pumpkin recipe - bring on the pumpkin!