OOTWW & TripleFFriday #6

This week just flew by, thankfully! Some days I just crave the weekend – don’t you? Work is giving us Monday off in lieu of Remembrance Day, which is nice. Usually we have a Professional Development day instead of having it off. I booked my Christmas flight home this week, another thing to look forward to. Except I’m not going to be home as long as I had hoped for, only because airlines love to just gauge you at Christmas. Terrible, really.

Onto my OOTWW! A few new items, love it. I ended up buying the polka-dot blouse that I have on today, because of A.Co‘s recent video.

Julie hasn’t been on my blog for a while so I thought I’d take a photo of her super cute outfit that she wore this week. I had her entire outfit written out on a piece of paper, which I’ve now misplaced. If you really want to know what she has on, I’m sure she’ll answer you if you leave it in the comments below!

Love her.

Oh! I almost forgot. It’s Triple F Friday folks!

Amanda won the Place d’Orleans vlogger contest which was a few weeks (or maybe more than that?) ago. Love how natural she is in front of the camera. She’s so gorgeous.

How fun is Marika’s outfit? I want to re-create this entire look.

I cannot wait until Christmas. I’m debating putting up my nutcracker and mini glass Christmas tree in my office today. I also may make my own coffee filter wreath. Adorable.

Last but not least. One of my blog friends who I’ve only met once in real life. Jess. Jess met Meg (who I got the TripleFFriday) from, and I’m tres-jealous. I wish I was there with them both, last weekend!! Check out both their sites. They’re both FitFluential Ambassadors like myself, and love posting their OOTD (outfit’s of the day photos) just like I do.

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  • Your name
  • Your URL, if you have a blog
  • Description of you being Fun, Fit or Fashionable
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OOTWW & TripleFFriday #5

This week flew by! Did it for anyone else? I think it was the anticipation leading up to Halloween and I knew I was going to dress up and have some fun at work. Did you see that post yesterday? I dressed up as a nerd, naturally.

Carol made home-made Gnocchi and it looks so easy! I had planned on making it for dinner this week, but I didn’t. I will soon, and report back!

Check out my fellow FitFluential Ambassador, and also from Atlantic Canada buddy… Scott!  This week he  opened a freaking gym, and did his very first photoshoot. So… so very incredible. Photos looked awesome. Well done fella. I’m proud!

Kalli (on the right) dressed up for a Halloween 5k run and placed quite well. Congrats!

The Golden Girls. Always so fashionable. Never a dull moment photo, browsing through their site.

Halloween was on Wednesday and Jessica from Beautezine posted an incredibly horrific, but incredible photo. Girl’s got some skills!

Jess posted a delicious looking Sweet Curry Chicken Salad recipe. I love any recipe that incorporates apples. Scrumptious.

Submit yourself to my weekly Fun, Fit, Fashionable posts. You can certainly submit your own, next week. Just shoot me an e-mail to spiffykerms@gmail.com. Just include any of the following:

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  • Your URL, if you have a blog
  • Description of you being Fun, Fit or Fashionable
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A Fitness Survey

I took this survey from Christina and decided to fill it out, even though I wasn’t tagged by anyone.

1. Run/workout in the heat and humidity or freezing cold temps and snow?
I’ve never ran in the cold winter time. I’m a fair weather runner and have ran in 35ºC temperatures. I can’t stand the lung burn when you get while exercising outside in the chilly weather.

2. Washboard abs or flat abs?
On females, I’d rather flat abs, or a semi-defined stomach. I find that washboard abs look a little funky on girls.

3. Dr. Oz or The Doctors?
I don’t have cable. No idea.

4. Cardio or strength?
Both! I don’t say “today is a strength day” or “today is a cardio day” or anything like that. I just go to yoga when I feel like it, go on runs when I’m craving it, and go to CrossFit and not know what the heck is going to be up on the board that day.

5. Cravings: Protein or carbs?
I’m stealing Christina’s answer: I rarely crave protein – hopefully because I get enough. Who doesn’t crave carbs? I could sit around and eat pita chips, crackers, and bread for hours. Pasta bores me though.

6. Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper?
My boyfriend and I don’t have cable TV anymore, so I never really got into their television shows. Can I just say neither?

7. Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream?
Frozen yogurt to me, tastes the same as ice cream. At least at Menchies, so why don’t we just go with that answer.

8. To train: Upper body or Lower body?
No preference. Though, my CrossFit coaches have been getting me to work my shoulder strength more. Which is sooo difficult.

9. Protein powder or food with protein?
Food with protein, for sure. Gimmie dat chicken breast!

10. Lunges or squats?
Squats are easier on my right knee. When I do lunges I sometimes bow my right knee inwards, which causes a bit of pain on my knee cap. Something “flicks” and it can be painful! I hate wall balls (at CrossFit) and have been known to skip classes if they’re on the website for the WOD (workout of the day)!

11. Sweet or salty?
Sweet. They don’t call me candy’ girl for nothin.

12. Workout attire: cute or comfy?
I don’t think anyone intends to buy ugly or uncomfortable workout clothes. I wear anything from Lululemon, Nike, to Old Navy.

13. Body Pump or Heavy lifting?
I went to a Muscle Pump class at the local YMCA and the instructor was huffing and puffing her way through movements, and allowing us breaks, so I kept on goin’. I really didn’t enjoy it at all. I’d rather stick to something more extreme like CrossFit. TRACTOR FLIPS! Who does that? Oh. Me.

We also like doing Frog jump at CrossFit too, lol.

14. Yoga or Pilates?
Yoga is good, only if I have an amazing instructor. I haven’t tried Pilates yet. I don’t even know what that entails. Is it just a fancier name for Yoga?

15. Nike or Adidas?
NIKE! Look at my hot pink Nike Free’s I got last year.

16. Running on the treadmill or outdoors?
I can run on the treadmill, longer than I can by myself outdoors. I like the outdoors though too, and have been doing a lot of that this summer with my co-worker L!

17. Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s?
I’ve never been to either of them! Anyone want to go with me?

18. Summer or Winter Olympics?
I like the summer olympics, gymnastics is amazing, trampoline is so silly, and diving. Diving is neat. Why wouldn’t there be diving in the winter olympics? It’s indoors….anyway, doesn’t really matter to me lol.

I’m part gymnast, didn’t you know? My strong point: the leg flail jump. That or I’m channeling Molly Shannon, from Saturday Night Live.

19. Exercise classes or Exercise videos?
Classes. I haven’t really given exercise videos a chance. I like classes because if I’m doing something wrong I can be corrected by the instructor.

20. Steamed veggies or roasted veggies?
Steamed asparagus, roasted potatoes. Ha. Got you on that one, didn’t I.

I tag the following people to complete this survey! All my Toronto FitFluential gal pals: Krysten, Robyn, Morgan and Jess! I also want to tag my new friend Meg!

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