Fun Friday Finds 6

Can you believe it’s already June? Time seems to be flying by! We have had a great week of playing outdoors, trying new recipes, and visits with friends-big and little. Here is what I’m loving this week. Please share what you’ve been into in the comments!

 

jeremy

 

The Live Free or Die Five Thousand is a 5K road race in my hometown, Atkinson, NH.  It honors Jeremy Graczyk and raises funds for a scholarship in his name.  Jeremy and I grew up and attended church together.  He was a strong, outspoken, and brave guy who lost his life far too early in a BASE jumping accident in Switzerland in 2011.  He was a proud US Marine and is missed by so many.  The race, which will be held on July 9th this year, is a great time to reminisce and celebrate his life.  I encourage all you runners and walkers out there to check it out!!

target plates

These plates rock.  They are made of durable melamine, they’re cheap, and I use them all the time.  Initially, I only bought 4 of the larger ones for outdoor summertime meals.  After I while I found that I just kept reaching for them year-round.  I bought more large ones and a set of small ones, which we use for Griffin and for breakfasts.  They have lots of patterns, but I’m partial to all things red. You can find them at Target.

Nike-Running

 

This is the Nike running app.  I use it on nearly every run to track how far and how long I run.  It also provides information like average pace, calories burned, and it compiles all the information to provide monthly stats.  It syncs with my itunes library as well, so I get hear the playlists I create.  An added, but kind of cheesy, bonus is that professional runners give feedback at the end of each run.  Call me crazy, but I love hearing Jackie Joyner Kersee proclaim “Way to go, Katrine!  That was your longest run all week!”

 

garlic

Peeled, whole garlic cloves are such a timesaver.  This is an awesome shortcut I learned in cooking class.  I use a microplane to grate my garlic and add to pestos, sauces, eggs, and casseroles.  I can get a tub for about $3.00 at Market Basket and it lasts at least a month.  Saves me from all that pesky peeling!

 

3 thoughts on “Fun Friday Finds 6”

  1. Love it. You crack me up!

    My Friday Finds are:

    1. Camp Odetah in Norwich CT. Such a fun place for kids of all ages. So much to do there. You can bring your camper, rent a cabin, pitch a tent..whatever. Lots of fun!

    2. Pentax K1000 learning film photography can be so much fun! This camera is a heavy and can withstand anything. It was first introduced in the 70’s . I can’t wait to see the images when my dim is ready to be developed. Retails for about $150 on eBay.

    3. Soapwalla just came out with their refresher spray. It can be used for so many things, readership laundry, yoga mats, sanitize hands, and eve deter bugs! Woohoo! Can’t wait to get mine. Retails for $16

    4. Ball mason jar infused. It has a contraption that you put fruit in and then stick that in your water. No more drinking pulp (unless you like that). You can make lemon water, strawberry water, watermelon water (thinking of you Katrine). Retails for about $5 at target.

  2. Ok, I admit it…I didn’t double check. Tons of typos!

    Dim=film
    Readership=refresher
    Eve=even
    Infused=infuser

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