The Friday Five

1.  Watch.  The ice storm finally allowed us to finish the Sonic Highways series from HBO.  The Foo Fighters travel to eight legendary studios in eight different cities across the United States of America to write and record their album.  The cities are Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and New York.  Each episode features interviews with artists who recorded at the respective studios.


2.  Nosh.  Umpqua Oats.  My new favorite instant oatmeal when I’m in a hurry.  It’s the first time I’ve liked instant oats.


3.  Pray.  Pope Francis’ Guide to Lent: What You Should Give Up This Year (Time)


4.  Nosh.  Carrot Cake Almond Coconut Butter from You Fresh Naturals.  No words needed.


5.  Laugh.  

Happy Friday and Choose Joy!

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  • http://www.ksrunner.com Sarah @ KS Runner

    The Carrot Cake Almond butter looks good! I love the Foo Fighters, we watched an episode of 60 Minutes with Dave Grohl where he was talking about the whole project, it was pretty incredible!

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      It was such an interesting series!!!

  • http://travisandmarilynkeys.blogspot.com Marilyn

    Ohh, we will have to check out Sonic Highways! My husband went to their “secret show” here in Seattle and saw clips of it, but not the whole thing.

    Also, that carrot cake almond butter!! Where did you get it?

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      That’s so cool that he go to go to one of the concerts!!!! I bought the almond butter from the manufacturer…You Fresh Naturals. The link is on today’s blog:)

  • http://www.runningnreading.com Running ‘N’ Reading

    The “Sonic Highways” series is just wonderful, isn’t it? Love those stories and what a unique concept; the album is great, too. Um, I think this carrot cake-flavored almond butter is probably the most exciting thing I’ve seen in awhile; even more exciting than the Red Velvet Oreos. Is it absolutely amazing? You don’t even have to answer that…I’m about to order some right now – ha! 😉 I hope y’all can thaw out a little tomorrow, even though I know it’s still going to be really rainy. It’ll be rainy here, as well, but definitely warmer for awhile. Take care!

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      I thought of you when I bought the almond butter. It’s my favorite flavor yet!!! We’re getting ice today and rain tomorrow. Hopefully the rain will clear the roads so we can run outside again!!

      • http://www.runningnreading.com Running ‘N’ Reading

        Right, that’s what I was thinking; maybe if the temperature warms up some, the rain will help melt it all down. Good grief. This has been a crazy weather week; winter decided to show up with a vengeance. I hope you can get out with your group soon!

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      I just got a discount code for the almond butter. It’s FRESH15 (all caps).

      • http://www.runningnreading.com Running ‘N’ Reading

        YAY!!! Thank you so much!

  • http://www.suzyhastheruns.com suzysuzyheather

    I’m obsessed with that cat video. I watch it over and over and over!

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      I did too! My husband looked up from his laptop and asked what I was doing?!!

  • http://alsoranagain.com alsoranagain

    Happy Friday!

    So, funny Lent follow-up story, here: My 8-year-old son told me yesterday that he’s given up saying the “C-R-A-P word” for Lent. Ha! I told him he should probably give up more than just that. :)

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      That’s hilarious!!!

  • http://www.healthyregardshayley.com Healthy Regards, Hayley

    Where did you buy this almond butter?! Sounds amazing!

    • http://jenchoosesjoy.com jenchoosesjoy

      I bought it from the You Fresh Naturals website. The link is in the blog post. Use discount code FRESH15 (all caps) at checkout. It’s so good!!