A Random but Marvelous Monday [MIMM #27]

Hiiiiiiii! I’m pretty happy today for various reasons (one of those reasons is definitely not the fact that it’s only going to be in the 30s today… -__-). Not amused by the temps. Anyway, I had a great weekend. It was way more low-key than last weekend, which was fine by me, but still a lot of fun. This Marvelous Monday (hosted by Katie as usual!) is going to be a little random, so bear with me.

1. OKAY first of all, remember when I said Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis were engaged and I was all “Yesssssss ‘That 70s Show’ perfection!!”? Well apparently they are expecting a baby now! Whaaaaat. My celebrity dreams are coming true.

2. I saw Divergent on Friday!! I haven’t read many other reviews, but I thought it was very good for a book adaptation. I was most impressed by the music in the film – it was honestly spot on. They had some Ellie Goulding in there, along with other bass-heavy music which fit so well. One complaint I did have was Four and Tris’s relationship. In the book they were so awkward, but their relationship in the movie was pretty spicy. I kind of missed hating on Tris’s cluelessness.

3. Saturday I hung out with my friend Lauren all day! I haven’t had an entire day with her in a while, so I really enjoyed myself. We met up with her boyfriend after being out all day for some diner food, and I had a fabulous omelette. I didn’t take a picture of it, though, so you’ll have to just deal with our selfie.

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4. I’m kind of obsessed with avocado toast Γ‘ la Goop (Gwyneth Paltrow). All you do is put a little veganaise on toast and top it with avo. It’s amazing. The veganaise is just a little tangy so it balances out well with the avocado. Wish I had a picture… soon I’ll take a selfie with it to officially proclaim my love.

5. I’m currently on the third week of The Fitnessista’s Winter Shape Up plan. It’s killer and awesome and I love it.

6. Yesterday I participated in Arman’s Spill It Sunday link-up. It was all about carbs and really interesting for me to think about as I wrote.

7. I have two birthday shout outs! One goes to the lovely Kaitlyn, whose bday is today! I am so happy I was able to meet someone from Pittsburgh at OU who I became so close to. I love ya, girl!!

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Second, Emily! My bestie. Happy birthday (yesterday!). You mean the world to me, and I cannot imagine growing up without you. XO

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That’s all I’ve got for you today! Please update me on your lives because I feel really behind.

Questions of the Day:
>> Did you see Divergent yet?! What did you think?
>> What’s your current workout or food obsession?

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30 comments

  1. Haven’t seen Divergent yet but heard good things about it from my aunt and cousins. I also haven’t read the book though so I don’t know if that would make it better or worse.

    You know my life update! So now I spend all of my time apartment hunting πŸ™‚

  2. I haven’t seen Divergent yet (I tend to avoid opening weekends for movies – I hate overly crowded theatres! I’ve been hearing mixed reviews on it though, so I’m a little hesitant to spend the money to see it in theatres, but I loved the book so…I’ll make a point to see it.
    Current workout obsession? walks and yoga…now if only the weather would improve…

    1. I heard mixed reviews too and I could be super nitpicky about it but I liked it enough that I’m not going to say the movie was a wash. Seriously the weather is killing my walking vibe. I went on one two weeks ago and it hasn’t been nice enough since.

  3. I didn’t get a chance to see Divergent this weekend 😦 I planned on it, but all the shows were sold out by the time we got to the theatre. Le boo. It didn’t end up getting the best reviews, but I loved the book so I’m curious to see how they adapted it for the screen. And, of course, Theo. Omg… I’d be more than happy to watch a few hours of that :mrgreen:

    1. Luckily I live in a town where a show will most likely not be sold out but I made the person going with me go early just in case. I’ve heard mixed reviews from the book readers, idk! Theo is hot. Hot hot hot. I didn’t realize he was so good lookin’.

  4. I haven’t seen divergent, but I also haven’t read the books so I’m not in too big of a hurry to see it. I’m also obsessed with avo toast but I typically just do smashed avo, garlic powder and pepper.

  5. Between you and Cassie, there is a lot of goop happening! I’m making mayo this weekend/ I hope- yum.

    I can’t wait to do my recap of my challenge- drfinitely eye opening for all things carbs.

    Mila kunis will Always be meg griffin

  6. I have heard so many great things about Divergent, haven’t seen it though! Food obsessions for me are not good…but currently it is a toss up between Panera’s hidden menu power steak wraps and skinny lattes from Starbucks. Your week was awesome, I think you have lots of good friends and a beautiful spirit!

  7. Awww thanks Ang! So glad we met too and have become close through our Pittsburgh bond + healthy living interests. Hell yeah. Ashton and Mila are perf. Current food obsession = sunflower seed butter from TJs. Ugh. πŸ™‚

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