The Friday Five

1.  Essie Luxeffects in Rock at the Top.  I love the gold sparkle on my nails!
2.  Nashville native, Reese Witherspoon has started a new lifestyle brand, Draper James.
3.  GEFU Spiralizer.  I LOVE making zoodles (zucchini noodles)!
4.  Coola Mineral Sunscreen and BB Cream.  I don’t wear foundation, but love this sunscreen with a hint of coverage from Coola.
5.  We lovingly refer to Whole Foods as ‘Whole Paycheck’ in our house.  In an effort to make healthy, organic food more accessible, Whole Foods is opening a separate chain of lower-priced stores aimed at Millennials. CLICK HERE to read the full article from USA Today.
Happy Friday and CHOOSE JOY!

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  • thesimplepeach

    Glitter nail polish is always a good idea. Life’s too short to not enjoy the little things. I’m interested to see how this whole foods store pans out!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      I’m curious, too! Have a great Friday!

  • Sarah @SarahRuns26

    It is probably good that we don’t have a Whole Foods nearby because we would spend our whole paychecks there too! Interesting idea, I hope it works out!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Me too!! I’m there so often they all know my name. ?

      • Sarah @SarahRuns26

        There are worse places to have them know you by name!

        • jenchoosesjoy

          So true!!

  • Run Eat Play

    I love that nail polish! We have a Whole Foods about 20 minutes away but I wish we had one closer!!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Mine is less than 10 minutes away and I’m there way too often!

  • allisonfiorini

    We don’t even have a Whole Foods in our area (yet – rumor has it we are getting one) but we do have Wegmans, which is another Whole Paycheck kind of store. Love it!!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      I’ve never heard of Wegmans but I do love a good grocery!

  • Jamie

    So I love love love all of the Essie sparkle nail colors, but getting the sparkle off with just nail polish remover is the biggest pain!! Do you have any tips for easy removal?? Also, I can’t go into Whole Foods and spend less than $100… it’s actually impossible.

    • jenchoosesjoy

      No special tips…I just use regular polish remover and cotton pads.

  • Gretchen | Gretchruns

    YAY So excited about Whole Foods! I’ve actually avoided it because I’m afraid of getting too addicted and going broke! This is fantastic news. Hope you have a great weekend!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Happy Friday!!!

  • Robin Landrigan Smith

    Zucchini noodles are one of my favorites – although I go “old school” and just use a veggie peeler – although I have a gadget from Native Spring in the drawer that I have yet to try. Spaghetti squash also a fav! I make a Puttanesca-like sauce with simmered tomatoes and olives, then sprinkle with parm cheese – sooo good. I love your recipes! I have been vegetarian for over 30 years – but I am a little lazy about cooking sometimes and eat way to many salads!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Salads are my go-to when I don’t feel like cooking…especially taco salads!!

  • Tara @ Running ‘N’ Reading

    I love Coola products; it’s usually so tough to find a good sunscreen that’s not greasy and disgusting, but this one always works for me. You’ll have to show off your sparkle nails, Jen! Hope you have a great weekend!!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Exactly!! It’s one of the only ones that works on my oily skin. Happy Friday!!!

  • mary @ minutes per mile

    i’d heard about whole foods! i’m excited.

  • thisrunnersrecipes

    I’m SO excited for the less expensive Whole Foods!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      Me too!

  • Maddie @ Dixie Runs

    Okay, I need to invest in a spiralizer ASAP. I always wondered how they made those little twisty carrot strings at sushi restaurants!

    • jenchoosesjoy

      They’re cheap and I use mine all the time. :)

  • milesandblessings

    LOVE the nail polish and the spiralizer!!!!!

  • cupcakesandmiles

    While that gold glitter polish looks super cute, I know I would just end up making a horrible mess.

    That spiralizer looks awesome! How have I not seen that before?!

    And cheaper Whole Foods stores?! Yes please!

    Happy Friday!