Friday Favorites–October 6th, 2017

katie cat outfit

Happy Friday from me and my little black cate! I hope you all have had a wonderful week. We had a nice surprise earlier this week, when Bo and I realized that he has Monday off due to Columbus Day holiday. We are looking forward to enjoying the three-day weekend together by taking Katie to her first Oktoberfest festival tomorrow, working in our yard and spending a lot of time in the kitchen together! What are your plans for the weekend?

Now, let’s dive into this week’s edition of Friday Favorites, including recipes, articles, posts and other things that caught my eye this week.

I was so in love with these shoes when they arrived that I immediately ordered a second pair!

This surprising vegetable will make your smoothies healthier, creamier and improve your mood!

I’ve loved this new sports bra, which happens to be on sale for less than $40, especially for early morning runs. It easily holds my cell phone and fits perfectly!

Last night I enjoyed a massage in the comfort of our home thanks to Soothe. I decided, last minute, that I wanted and needed a massage after tweaking my lower back yesterday and just three hours later I was relaxing with my favorite candles and playlist while Beverly worked on the knots in my lower back and shoulder area. Available in more than 80 cities worldwide, Soothe (<—click link for $20 off your first massage) allows you to book in-home massages with qualified masseuses!

This chocolate chip pumpkin bread looks delicious and is a new-to-me variation that is just screaming to be made. Good thing I just added the ingredients to today’s shopping list!

Speaking of pumpkin, this pumpkin pie granola is filled with crunch thanks to two different types of nuts!

I fell in love with this soft, cotton rugby pull-over after wearing my mom’s when we were in Vermont last weekend. She has the sea salt and navy color but I went with the indigo and red colors for a different look. Now, if only the temps in New York would get cooler so I could wear it! It’s just $39.99 if you use the code FALL20!

The lace detail gives this white blouse a fresh look and is perfect when paired with dark jeans.

This pumpkin spice candle fills our entire home with a cozy but not-to-sweet aroma and, due to the high quality wax, seems to last forever!

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend and good luck to anyone running the Chicago Marathon this weekend!

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored and instead is a list of the things of my favorite things this week. As normal, it includes lots of beauty and fashion items which means there are a few affiliate links via ShopStyle. It takes time and money to maintain a blog so I thank you for the support and few cents that come from clicking through the links!

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  1. Sabine October 6, 2017 / 6:15 pm

    Oh Ashley, you look so damn happy. It touches my soul. Enjoy this precious time!

    • ashleyd October 6, 2017 / 9:48 pm

      Thank you so much Sabine! 🙂

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