Ufda, March was a hectic month! I'm hoping April feels a bit less chaotic! Here's my usual monthly recap!
Chatty Sisters Podcast - As I mentioned in my currently post, my good friend Kelly and her sister Caroline started a podcast! I have read both of their blogs for years so know them well but even if you don't know them, you'll still enjoy the podcast as they talk about interesting topics such as wedding dos and don'ts, careers, and setting/achieving goals. I got a shout-out in episode 3 for a book recommendation I made (woo hoo) so that was pretty cool to hear as I wasn't expecting it!
March was a huge reading month for me as I read 9 books!! It's tough to pick a favorite as I gave many of them 4 stars. It's easy to pick my least favorite, which was Beauty and Sadness. I read this book for my postal book club and I did not enjoy it. Others in the club really enjoyed it so when I finished I wondered what I had missed. I strongly disliked one of the protagonists, though, and I'm the kind of reader that struggles to like a book when I don't like one of the main characters.
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler - 3 stars
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom - 4 stars
Beauty and Sadness by Yasunari Kawabata - 2 stars
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon - 4 stars
The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen - 4 stars
The Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning - 3 stars
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy - 4 stars
The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar - 4 stars
I had a strong month of workouts! I did a combination of barre classes, sessions with my personal trainer, 3-4 mile runs, and 21 day fix workouts. My favorite workout of the month was a barre class I took in the western metro that used trampolines (see picture below). It was an amazing workout as we did barre moves at the beginning, cardio on the trampoline in the middle (a combination of jumps, high knees and other moves), and core work at the end. I was dripping with sweat at the end! I wish there was a studio that offered these classes closer to where I live. The studio I went to is in Wayzata which is just too far away for me to get there regularly!
I've got nothing for you. March is a transitional month as it's too cold to wear spring clothes and I'm so sick of my winter clothes by this point that I have no motivation to take any photos of what I wore. I hope that April is a nicer month so I can start to wear some lighter spring clothing!