2. My car troubles, thankfully, are behind me. Big shout out to my dad for swapping cars with me, driving it to his mechanic and then spending a full day dealing with this. The initial quote that I got to fix this mess was $1,800, which is about what the car is worth. My dad's dealings got it down to a far more palatable $550. Not how I wanted to spend that money, but I owe my dad big time.
3. I'm really excited to serve as an ambassador for the Iron Girl Triathlon in Lake Zurich on June 16. This quite possibly will be my first tri of the season, and it's the race's first go around in this location, so we're a perfect match. If you want to join me there, use discount code KELLYTHECULINARIAN to save 10 percent.
4. I got myself a new set of shoes for CrossFit. Because I really need another pair of shoes, right? These are minimalist shoes, which will help stabilize my tootsies during weight lifting. And, they were on super clearance, so everyone wins!
|Hello there, pasty legs|
5. Don't forget that Mother's Day is Sunday! Need some inspiration? My mom and I had a great time at our chocolate-making workshop, but brunch seems to be the preferred way to celebrate. If you need some brunch recipes, may I suggest:
My mom always loves homemade baked goods for holidays. Here are some favorites:
Super famous recipe: The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
If baking and cooking are not your specialties, I've got ya covered: