Par’s Picks is coming at you a day early this week.

Honestly, I’m just trying to maximize my time with my parents.  They leave to go back home on Sunday, and I fly to Chicago on Monday.  And we still have lots do do before then!

I hope you enjoy this week’s picks!  Have a wonderful weekend!


5 Things You Never Knew About Honey – Pretty sweet (pun intended)!

Where Should I Feel This Exercise? – Ever wonder if you’re doing a particular exercise correctly? Wonder no more.

5 Awesome Side Effects of Eating Healthier – Healthy eating impacts every single area of your life!

Why I Became a Vegetarian – Why yes, I am linking to my own blog post! Personally, this was a fun topic to reflect on and write about.

Every Little Bit Counts – Another post by yours truly, but this one was for the Chai Mommas blog!  Thanks again, Shraddha (and the other Chai Mommas), for the opportunity!


The Marriage Myth – Another great article on marriage and treasuring the small stuff. And THIS…

So to create life’s list of expectations and believe that everyone must follow them in order is really unfair. The best thing we can do is be honest about it — speak the truth: marriage is wonderful, but never perfect and should never be entered into without a clear understanding of what’s at stake. Hopefully the good outweighs the bad (luckily, in my case it does). Although it isn’t always glitter and unicorns, if you make it important and you tend to it, a marriage can grow to be something great and serve as a strong foundation when life isn’t dishing out that scoop of fairy tale ending.”

A Relationship Worth Protecting – A reader sent me this article because she knows I have a younger sister. This blog post does a great job articulating just how powerful the relationship between sisters is.

5 Ways People Die Before They’re Actually Dead – A beautiful article on choosing to live and seizing every opportunity to do so.


Maple Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread – This is on my must make list.

Smoothie 101 – A really cool infographic on how to create the perfect smoothie.

9 Gourmet Grilled Cheese Recipes That Are Totally Easy to Make – I want to make ALL of these!

Is Fast Food Going Gourmet? – In my opinion, it’s still fast food but I am interested to see how this plays out.


World’s First Cruise for Chocoholics About to Set Sail – Who wants to go with me?!

Happy weekend!

By Parita

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