Happy Friday! Has this week flown by for anyone else? There are a bunch of things getting me in the Friday/weekend spirit, so I’m going with a list-style post today.
1. This will be my first time in four years celebrating Cinco de Mayo. How is this possible? In college, I always seemed to be stuck at a prof’s house for final portfolio presentations (ah, the joys of a small liberal arts college), which meant no Cinco shenanigans. Things will be different on Sunday!
My teammates and I will bike to the start line of Escape to the Palisades, run the 5-K, and then ride around Jersey. More likely than not, some adult beverages will be consumed—after the race of course.
I’ve been eying this pair for a while, and my size was finally available last night. I’ll spare you the shoe geek specs, but it’s an incredibly light and comfortable shoe. Coincidentally, I’m also due for a new pair of sneakers. Hmmm …
3. In terms of cooking, I took a risk and threw together a new spice blend.
I don’t remember the exact measurements, but it contained cayenne pepper (obviously), garlic powder, brown sugar, and dried thyme, plus some cinnamon and salt. Huge success!
4. This Facebook post made my day: MuckFest MS shared one of my aunt’s photos.
What a great race–and we’re famous!
5. Thanks to working tonight and swimming tomorrow morning, I’m going to have a crazy night filled with some baller reading material.
What are some things that are making your Friday extra awesome?