Friday Favorites! – (10/24/14)

by Her Happy Balance on October 24, 2014

Friday, Friday, how I love thee! It’s been a long week, folks. A very long week. I have a research paper, another writing assignment, and two midterms next week. I’ve been just a little bit frazzled trying to juggle school and work and life. But all is well once Friday comes around and as usual, I’m dishing up another round of favorites!

Favorite #1

roasted cauliflower

I tried a new recipe that I clipped out of the newspaper this week - roasted cauliflower with pine nuts. The recipe called for a dusting of parmesan cheese and a healthy sprinkling of lemon zest on top of the veggie goodness. It was so delicious I wanted to make my entire dinner out of this side dish. That photo doesn’t do it any justice…I also took it before all of the ingredients were added, oops!

Favorite #2

minion scarecrow

artist scarecrow

One of my favorite things to do each fall is to check out the local scarecrow contest at Peddler’s Village. This year’s entrants didn’t disappoint! I loved the minion and the artist. If you look closely enough you’ll see that I’m the new Mona Lisa…or should I say Mona Leslee ;)

Favorite #3

Feng Shui charm

I love going into spiritual shops and looking at all the different candles and statues, and this time I couldn’t resist making a purchase. I added a Feng Shui jade good luck charm to my key chain. We could all use a little more luck in our lives! And I chose the protection one to help keep me safe wherever I go. I can dig some good vibes.

Favorite #4

Chinese food

Nothing beats a Chinese food lunch date with my mother! Well, maybe a Chipotle lunch date…but that’s besides the point! In any case, I am happy to announce that it is officially soup season. Spread the word ;) A nice, steaming bowl of spicy hot and sour soup was just the ticket. And I’m always happy when I fit in a little extra mother-daughter time.

And that’s all folks! I’m linking up with Miss Heather and Miss Clare this week. And because it’s Friday here’s an extra bonus – some IG photos that I just had to share. 


funny stay in meme

Halloween funny

Have a wonderful weekend, friends!

Whats you favorite Chinese food item? I occasionally crave some greasy shrimp lo mein.
Have you ever made a scarecrow before? Wayyy back in the day.
Do you have a good luck charm?


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