this abundant list

TAL 7 18 15

HAPPY SATURDAY! Waking up to thunder, rain, and lightning was unexpected, but welcome! It’s been a slow morning with green smoothies and toast with goat cheese and tomato slices. I’ll be relaxing at home until our Jr. High pool party this evening ūüôā What are your Saturday plans?

Whatever they are, please enjoy these summer inspired weekend links!

  1. 20 Summer Bucket List items for your family.
  2. How adorable is this summer swim suit?!
  3. Pinning & Twinning made my Minature Roasted Eggplant recipe.
  4. My new favorite author and the perfect summer reads can be foud here.
  5. The most EPIC road trip EVER!
  6. Moscow mules…in popsicle form!!!
  7. A challenge to all of us women out there from Piper.
  8. 2 fresh new looks for your home: one patriotic and one natural. Enjoy!
  9. 8 favorite summer outfits. Yes please!
  10. Whether you’re working, traveling, or picnicking…here’s how to pack healthy lunches.
  11. Even though I want every day to be a beach day, I still have to keep my house clean.
  12. My new favorite thing: Happy Hour Podcast with Jamie Ivey!
  13. Summer dinner made EASY and DELICIOUS.
  14. Need camping list items and tips? I’m your gal. Make sure to check out the whole 3 part series.

Happy Saturday & Happy Summer! Enjoy this season that the Lord has made!

xo sarah

Advertisements

this abundant list

TAL 27

Happy Saturday and Happy Weekend! I hope you enjoy these links, spend some time with family, read a good book, drink iced tea, and take a nap. I will…

  1. Thanks Williams Sonoma – give me all the healthy snacks, please.
  2. CRISIS ALERT…these photos will make you cringe.
  3. But then THIS will make you feel all better.
  4. Only a few days left for this FREE treat!!
  5. I’ll just be heading to Oaxaca, okay? Thanks.
  6. The lyrics we’re singing throughout the day this week. So good.
  7. A restaurant recommendation I’ll have to head to Texas for. Thanks Danna!
  8. I think I have decided. My favorite band ever award goes to these guys.
  9. I like using this day-planner for my work life and this day planner for our personal life…I mean, in case you were wondering (because you were, right?).
  10. Why did I decide no sugar & grains, again? Bad decision….YUMMM.
  11. Starting a swimming routine next week! Let’s do this.
  12. I’ve never backed a Kickstarter until today. You should too!!! WELL worth it.

Thanks for reading, friends! Do you have any swimming tips, haha!?

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL 2 2015

I loved this photo so much I used it twice in one week! Let’s get to those links though.

  1. Trying to find the perfect white t-shirt. Any other suggestions?
  2. I’m so excited to check this brewery¬†out next week!
  3. Our friends gave us kale fresh from their garden. This looks like a good use!
  4. Stoked to find a new (to me) show to watch. The Paradise!
  5. Need a Valentine’s Day idea for your guy? You’re covered with this gem.
  6. My new favorite soaps are by Mr. B’s. My face is so much clearer and they smell UHH-mazing!
  7. Drooooooling…over these earrings.
  8. Fasting from sugar seems impossible when I see this yummy treat.
  9. I feel like I can relate to a celebrity for once.
  10. Try something new this week as a side to dinner. Creamy Cauliflower!

Enjoy your weekend, friends!

xo sarah

this abundant list

The weekend is ALMOST here! Happy Friday, friends. Please enjoy these links, take a load off, and get some rest.

tal 115

 

  1. Another fun way to use mason jars…and CAKE.
  2. TEN blogging apps more tempting than a cinnamon roll.
  3. I LOVE my new job!
  4. I think this Mediterranean salad sounds lovely too.
  5. Here’s a great (and super healthy) recipe for leftover almond meal. Yum!
  6. This Mister Rogers mug is hilarious! Brings me back.
  7. Chick Flicks for every season! Thanks for this, Nicole!
  8. Adding THIS to my birthday wish list. Such a beautiful cookbook.
  9. These too! drool…
  10. I’m a little obsessed with this photo shoot. DANG!
  11. This blog has the right idea on community and I LOVE it!
  12. GREAT post with some awesome visual theology!

What do you have going on this weekend? I will be sleeping, laundry, sleeping, cleaning, and sleeping some more, hehe! Much love.

xo sarah

this abundant list

tal oct 31

 

  1. Every good list should start with a bit of prayer.
  2. Hey, all you bloggers – how cute is this print?
  3. Every fall party needs a couple good antipasti // cheese platters.
  4. My husband told me that this is my spirit animal. I was too tickled to be offended.
  5. Thank you Shutterbean. Thank you. I will be enjoying these tonight in the hot tub.
  6. I would love to put together a list like this one for all my readers. It was a goal of mine to do more recipes this year. It didn’t really happen, but it’s not¬†too late to try.
  7. I think this pillow would be super cute with opposite fabrics!
  8. Why must you cost so much Anthropologie?
  9. So excited for next April! Florida here we come.
  10. Inspiring words and great thoughts on being chosen.
  11. Jealous of my husband’s visit here last week. At least he brought me home jam!
  12. Can’t stop. Won’t stop. Seriously, though!

Have a great weekend everyone!

xoxo sarah

 

this abundant list

TAL sept 14

  1. Beautiful photography from my friend, exploring Yellowstone.
  2. Excited to make SOUP this fall.
  3. And on that note…another delicious recipe¬†for, you guessed it, soup!
  4. Thought provoking post about life with kids.
  5. I love this company so so much.
  6. I like the idea of these pillow cases. It would be hard to get them just perfect.
  7. Thinking about making this super simple DIY chalkboard.
  8. Re-watching Gilmore Girls through again…and I really hope #12 happens!
  9. A new way to learn! I love learning.
  10. GREAT read. Humorous, inspiring, and convicting.
  11. These doughnuts and this cake will get us in the mood for October. Mmmm!
  12. The guy in this iPhone video is my husbands doppelgänger minus about 8 years. So weird to watch!

Have a great weekend! Spend time with the ones you love and get outdoors. ‚̧

xo sarah

 

 

this abundant list

HAPPY Saturday!!! ALSO, thanks to everyone who read my Gospel Wednesday post from a couple days ago and gave such sweet encouragement! If you didn’t get the chance, take a minute to read about the struggle I have been facing with false body image.

Now, here we go with some weekend links!

TAL july 14.jpg

 

  1. Making this recipe for a family of 8 next week and I hope it satisfies!
  2. Finally had the chance to read this wonderful post – from infertile to fertile: a letter from an adoptive mom who got pregnant.
  3. All the time.
  4. Kitchen upgrades for the weekend.
  5. A quick trip to Michael’s may be in order after seeing this simple beaded necklace.
  6. How cool (no pun intended) is this DIY modern cooler?
  7. I wish I could wake up every morning to my dream breakfast!
  8. Aaaaand another genius breakfast idea.
  9. Florence has to happen someday…WOW.
  10. Gotta love the side braid. Enjoy this short DIY.

Enjoy the weekend! We are heading to Coronado…my favorite place in the world! ‚̧ What are you up to?

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL June 14.jpg Saturday morning. We all know it and we all love it. The day you (hopefully) sleep a little later, move a little slower, and laugh a little longer. Enjoy the weekend list of links! If you didn’t know already, I love lists.

  1. CUTE summer shades!
  2. Thinking of making your own sunscreen? My friend Nicole gives us her recipe!
  3. Scrapbook envy! I want to do one so bad. I’m going to need this punch though.
  4. Peaches + Iced Tea = done & done! Perfect Peach Iced Tea.
  5. This lunch has so many things I like: mango, lettuce, ginger, DIPPING SAUCES!
  6. Dear Kitten, you are the best commercial ever. Love, Sarah.
  7. Getting rid of some old T-shirts? Have a little extra time? DIY braided rug!
  8. Our annual 4th of July Brunch is coming up…maybe I need to do this.
  9. Loving the hanging utensils in this apartment/kitchen.
  10. 8 tips for shooting stellar still life photos. Helpful!
  11. I’ve been in a popcorn mood lately and this recipe is perfect for summer.
  12. If you didn’t catch it on Wednesday, please take a few minutes and be encouraged in the truth about your suffering.

Happy Summer Weekend! Enjoy the longest day of the year today!

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL MAY.jpg

  1. A young artists photo project about fashion from the 1920s until today.
  2. How is your New Year diet resolution going?
  3. I think our little place would benefit from a key throw table.
  4. I’m loving these cookies for so many reasons. They capture my love of honey.
  5. A fantastic craft for all those random party napkins.
  6. The SD Wildfires have been discouraging to say the least. This article reminded me how we must continue to love in the face of great evil.
  7. When I am all out of the cleaners I’m currently using, I’d love to try these homemade and all-natural cleaning alternatives.
  8. I’m a sucker for a good bran muffin and creamy cuppa joe.
  9. The Calvinist. SO GOOD.
  10. This on some whole grain seedy toast. YES please.
  11. OBSESSED with this lamp. It would be a perfect in our bedroom.
  12. Spice up your life!

Enjoy the weekend friends! Spend time with loved ones. Make a margarita. Read a good book. Get some Vitamin D. Thank God for every breath.

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL easter 14.jpg

  1. The first on my list of links: a video about this incredible day, Good Friday.
  2. Easter comfort food with significance!
  3. Rice krispy eggs sound like a perfect treat for family and friends.
  4. What a fun challenge to draw on a regular basis and have fun!
  5. A new (to me) blog that I am excited to start reading.
  6. Two more reasons I love John Piper: one & two.
  7. Such adorable shoes that I wish I could order in time for Easter Sunday.
  8. Speaking of adorable…the paws!
  9. I just realized what Maundry Thursday was!
  10. These might be the perfect snack for this weekend.
  11. Wow. Inspiration and honor communicated through disability.
  12. A raw and convicting live album recording from a special Good Friday service.

Happy Easter Weekend to you all, friends!

xo sarah

this abundant list

tal april 14.jpg

 

  1. This week I made a Greek salad. All inspiration came from Joy.
  2. LISTEN to this!!!
  3. Most of my time is spent working with youth and this article was such an encouragement! I can’t wait to share the beautiful products and the vision with parents I know.
  4. If you like dessert (who doesn’t?) then this short video will excite your senses!
  5. I love roasted veggies and this recipe looks interesting and tasty.
  6. 50 ways to love life! I liked so many of them…but number 16, 20, and 50 sound just right to me.
  7. Quite possibly the best sermon I have EVER heard. Preach it Piper!
  8. Amazing story. Brought tears to my eyes to see her sweet and beautiful face.
  9. Whoa, baby! I gotta make a roasted potato salad.
  10. How COOL is this candy making video?

Enjoy your weekend, friends!

What have been some of your favorite links this week?

xo sarah

this abundant list

tal w 11.jpg

  1. My friend Stephanie has been there for me time and time again. She is filled with so much of what makes life really beautiful. Stephanie started a blog this week and shares about the biggest trial she has faced. Please go check it out, be inspired, and make the cheesecake…its way too good to be true.
  2. Good read for all you mamas out there who desire friendship.
  3. I don’t think I have ever has a slice of banana cream pie, but this one looks good!
  4. Are you a real Wonder Woman?
  5. I love the U.S. and one place I’d really like to explore is Seattle, WA.
  6. The Forest Feast is a blog I come back to often. It’s beautiful.
  7. Ohhhh, raspberry jam!
  8. What a cute DIY for party balloons.
  9. My friend Susan wants us to be Fearless Forever.
  10. White jeans never looked so tempting.
  11. Can’t you just imagine a tea party with your closest buds and this tea set?
  12. Bring it on Springtime!

Have a wonderful weekend everybody!

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL march 14.1.jpg

  1. My best friend is Korean…and I wish she had introduced this dish to me!
  2. Interesting food mash-up: Carrot Lemonade!
  3. This is a necessity for every office!
  4. Remembering how all other (non-southern California) people experience seasons.
  5. THIS Salad…THIS week! Done.
  6. Great read and resource for many people facing unemployment or job dissatisfaction.
  7. If you don’t follow Nicole’s blog, please do!! So good.
  8. What should I drink this week? Thai Tea!
  9. An unexpectedly great movie I can’t stop thinking about.
  10. Feeling under the weather? Try garlic soup from Food 52.

Well, we’re off to LA for the weekend! Enjoy yourselves.

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL 2014 2

  1. Valentine’s Day was last week, but it’s never a bad time for heart-shaped treats.
  2. This song has been on my heart and mind lately.
  3. I love lists and this clean eating list is a great one.
  4. I should introduce these polka dots into my card writing duties at work!
  5. Why did Jesus die? Check out this great article.
  6. I was introduced to a beautiful blog this week by my sweet friend.
  7. 8 ways to make your lemonade that much more delicious.
  8. Love the design in this home and the article that follows.
  9. Let’s throw a party! I’ll bring these.
  10. Mental note for the future kiddos.
  11. A gorgeous DIY inexpensive kitchen makeover.
  12. Gotta make this sushi inspired salad asap.

Thanks for reading! Hopefully you are inspired and really liked the links.

xo sarah

this abundant list

TAL 14 1

  1. Hello, Raisin Loaf! I will be making you this weekend.
  2. Totally doing this! Want to join me?
  3. Have you ever seen this trick for separating egg whites? Really neat.
  4. These homemade baby wipes look simple enough and inexpensive.
  5. Top 5 Super Bowl beers!
  6. I really want to do my own crab boil. Someday, someday.
  7. I’m Listening to Death By Love in the car lately. It’s just what I need right now.
  8. Really cool hanging fruit baskets.
  9. DIY modern custom address labels.
  10. This care-package is an idea I have wanted to do for years.
  11. Coffee & Coconut in a body scrub? Yes, please.
  12. I have never wanted to scrapbook more in my life.
  13. Want to read a great book? It’s called How People Change.
  14. Considering sherbet this week. I have some limes and pineapples.

Enjoy the weekend, friends!

xo sarah