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Musical Inspiration - 2 Play Lists (PUSH Challenge)

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Our challenge this week was to create two playlists that are 60 min. each, mine may be a few minutes over that, but I've included warm up and cool down songs.

Enjoy!!!

Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)/3:01/B.o.B/Warm Up 1
Opposite of Adults/3:14/Chiddy Bang/Warm Up 2
Huddle Formation/3:11/The Go! Team
Bump/5:19/Spank Rock/
Jerk It/3:52/Thunderheist
Rock That Body/4:29/The Black Eyed Peas
Northshore/2:04/Tegan and Sara
I Like It (feat. Pitbull)/3:52/Enrique Iglsias
Gold Digger (feat. Jamie Foxx)/3:28/Kanye West
Wolf Like Me/4:39/TV on the Radio
Crown On the Ground/3:49/Sleigh Bells
1901/3:13/Phoenix
Pump It/3:33/Black Eyed Peas
Debaser/2:52/Pixies
Favourite Colour/2:38/Tokyo Police Club
Mountain Top/3:16/Bedouin Soundclash
Block After Block/2:56 Matt & Kim/Cool Down 1
Sexual Healing/4:36/Hot Chip/Cool Down 2



Cameras/3:33/Matt & Kim/Warm up 1
Here We Go (feat. Q-Tip)/3:21/Chiddy Bang/Warm Up 2
Boom Boom Pow/4:11/Black Eyed Peas
Break Ya Neck/3:51/Busta Rhymes
Like a G6 (feat. Cataracs & Dev)3:38/Far East Movement
Put Your Hands Where My Eyes/ Could See/3:15/Busta Rhymes
It's Worth Eight Dollars/4:23/Hot Panda
Cha Ching (Cheque 1, 2 Remix)/4:49/Lady Sovereign
Stronger/5:12/Kanye West
Break Your Heart/3:06 Taio Cruz & Ludacris
Sunshowers/3:16/M.I.A.
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go/3:51/Wham!
Jump Around/3:36/House Of Pain
U.N.I.T.Y./4:13/Queen Latifah
Ladyflash/4:16/The Go! Team
Years (By One Thousand Fingertips)/4:04/Attack In Black/Cool down 1
This Year/3:53/The Mountain Goats/Cool Down 2

  
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CARILOUIE 2/20/2011 8:54PM

    What great playlists! I MUST get some new music... I'll be using your lists for inspiration!

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POSITIVE-FORCE 2/20/2011 6:02AM

    Great Playlists!

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ANNEKATHLEEN 2/20/2011 1:01AM

    Great things are bound to happen when you have Busta, Enrique, and Taio on a list! These look like fantastic running lists!

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UNICORN212 2/19/2011 12:46PM

    LOL - I think I even recognize a group or two! I must be getting old!

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OFFDREA 2/19/2011 11:09AM

    great list!!!

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SMALLERMELORIE 2/19/2011 11:06AM

    Great Job Kathy, rockin that body.

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MOMFAN 2/18/2011 9:46PM

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ROBYNROSE26 2/18/2011 4:55PM

    Awesome!

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ADYLEIGH 2/18/2011 4:14PM

    I love that your kicking it a little ol'school with Wham! and the Pixies for that matter. Debaser is a great workout song. Wolf like me is a good one too. Have fun!

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ADYLEIGH 2/18/2011 4:13PM

    I love that your kicking it a little ol'school with Wham! and the Pixies for that matter. Debaser is a great workout song. Wolf like me is a good one too. Have fun!

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KITHKINCAID 2/18/2011 3:52PM

    Stealing a few of these!

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YATMAMA 2/18/2011 3:42PM

    Good job!!

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INSPIREBYNATURE 2/18/2011 11:44AM

    love it partner!

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XTMONT 2/18/2011 12:42AM

    There's some bands here I've got to check out! Thanks!

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PPLUNICORN 2/17/2011 10:28PM

    Nice! Lots of good music!

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FREELADY 2/17/2011 10:25PM

    Thank you for passing this on!


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KSGROTHE 2/17/2011 10:07PM

    They look good! I have to admit that I don't know many of those songs, though.

Good job!

- Karen

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MY_HEALTH_BABY 2/17/2011 10:03PM

    Oooh yeah, I love the Black Eyed Peas....especially diggin the U.N.I.T.Y, emoticon

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MORRIS1989 2/17/2011 10:01PM

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PUSH Food Blog - Saturday (Day 7)

Saturday, February 12, 2011

There were Krispy Kremes in my house and true to my word I didn't have one! There are STILL Krispy Kremes in my house. But I ain't bitin'.

For breakast I did take a photo of one Krispy Kreme to show that for almost 200 calories I could have had ONE of these...


(doesn't that look greasy?)

Or for a few more calories had...



I chose the latter. More fulfilling and nutritious!! I had some coffee with it.

MORNING SNACK:

Then for a snack I did a fun project with the kids and made healthy "Heart Tarts". They are made with Pepperidge Farm whole-wheat deli flats, some light cream cheese and some sugar-free jam. You use a heart cookie cutter to cut a heart in the top piece of bread. (I got this recipe from a great cookbook for kids that has easy recipes).



LUNCH:

I had a healthy sandwich with some not-so-healthy Trader Joe's mac & cheese, but I only had a quarter cup of it. It was fulfilling.



AFTERNOON SNACK:

I had a healthy smoothie we made with the girls that had fresh strawberries, greek yogurt, a touch of honey and some orange juice and ice chips. I also had just half of a heart cookie.


(couldn't figure out how to rotate it without photoshop)



DINNER:

Some Trader Joe's sushi and my husband and I split some green curry and jasmine rice. I also had a Blue Moon beer, it just goes really well with sushi! (I had eaten one piece of sushi before I took the picture).

p.s. I didn't realize how many calories were in the beer, - 171!! That's nuts. I barely ever drink beer and I don't think I'll have another for a LONG time!



Me with my girls decorating for Valentine's Day today.



p.s.s. I know we use paper plates too much. I do care about the environment...my hubby is our dishwasher and right now with the baby and our toddler it's just easier sometimes to go with paper. But we are trying to change :)

  
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TEMPEST272002 2/17/2011 10:11AM

    Wow, I'm getting hungry just looking at your blog. Love the heart toast. As to the paper plate issue... when my son was a toddler, I switched to paper for a whole month. I just couldn't stay on top of the dishes with everything else. Cut yourself some slack. This stage won't last forever.

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INSPIREBYNATURE 2/13/2011 11:34PM

    awww heart tarts! PRECIOUS!!! such a good job partner!

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FREES1 2/13/2011 2:28PM

    great choices!

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CARILOUIE 2/13/2011 1:59PM

    I love these food blog!
And that donut looks so sad on the plate... the waffles look much better.

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KITHKINCAID 2/13/2011 1:19PM

    Haha - I didn't even notice the paper plates. Hey - you gotta do what you gotta do. And if you could look at MY kitchen right now (I'm single, I'm usually out for at least one meal a day and I don't have children) and realize that it's likely messier than yours will EVER be....hmm...maybe I should invest in paper too. No, no....doing the dishes, right now in fact. Thanks for the boost!

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POSITIVE-FORCE 2/13/2011 10:10AM

    Everything looks really good. I don't know if I would have been able to take a pic of that donut without eating it! lol Good Job!

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SMALLERMELORIE 2/13/2011 9:13AM

    There is a beer out there called Budweiser Select 55, it only has 55 calories a beer. A real treat.

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MOMFAN 2/13/2011 2:50AM

    Love the pic and the tart!

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YATMAMA 2/12/2011 11:22PM

    You and your babies are so beautiful!!

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PHOENIXK26 2/12/2011 11:01PM

    I love this food blog challenge! Wish I had managed to keep it. It has been so interesting seeing how much folks were eating and the different foods that were being tried. It's really inspired me to get back on the band wagon.

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XTMONT 2/12/2011 10:59PM

    Love those Heart Tarts! Great idea!

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GRACEISENUF 2/12/2011 9:41PM

    Food looks yummy, i love food blogs....my hubs loves Blue Moon when we go on vacation.

Kiddos are way too cute!

:)

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MESEATURTLE 2/12/2011 9:15PM

    I am slipping so much .... The thoughts r driving me insane but I am eating like a pig!!!!
I just open my computer and this is the first blog I read ... Just what I needed to see ... Perfect portion sizes .

Thank u . Lots of hugs!!!!

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PUSH Food Blog - Friday (Day 6)

Friday, February 11, 2011

I was in my calorie range today.

BREAKFAST:





LUNCH:



My go to salad at the deli downstairs at work when I don't have time to pack a lunch. Grilled chicken, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, hearts of palm. All the good stuff!

AFTERNOON SNACK:



DINNER:



Whole wheat, whole grain spaghetti with shrimp and lite texas toast

DESSERT:


I *heart* Valentine's Day...in moderation :)
A yummy salad from the deli at my work, was running late, no time to pack lunch.

  
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POSITIVE-FORCE 2/13/2011 10:10AM

    Your making me hungry!

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KROLES55 2/12/2011 8:20PM

    Looks yummy!

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INSPIREBYNATURE 2/12/2011 11:53AM

    I'm so proud of you partner!!!!!

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TODAYIAM 2/11/2011 11:33PM

    all of that looks yummy!

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XTMONT 2/11/2011 10:41PM

    Salad looks yummy! I'm going to have to rip off that idea!

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PUSH Food Blog - Thursday (Day 5)

Friday, February 11, 2011

I was in my calorie range today and I began the day with a big breakfast and ended it with a yummy breakfast wrap.

BREAKFAST:



I only had 1 sausage, but didn't have my camera so had to use this stock photo from Denny's.

LUNCH:



To save calories I made my tuna melt open faced, saving 110 calories.

AFTERNOON SNACK:



Oatmeal and fiber bar

DINNER:



DESSERT:


Light rocky road ice cream.

  
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MOMFAN 2/13/2011 2:28AM

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KROLES55 2/12/2011 8:21PM

    Looks great, packed with a lot of protein.

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PPLUNICORN 2/11/2011 9:28PM

    Yummy! Looks really great!

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LIZZIECA55 2/11/2011 9:19PM

    Yum. Do you eat the oatmeal raw? I heard that this is a good idea to get roughage in.

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PUSH Food Blog - Wednesday (Day 4)

Friday, February 11, 2011

I was in my calorie range today.

BREAKFAST:







MORNING SNACK:



LUNCH:



I used the rest of the tuna from yesterday and repeated the meal (a $ and time saver)

AFTERNOON SNACK:


Mango with Greek Yogurt, delicious!



DINNER:


My husband bought these, pure butter and chicken, but I had the calories to eat it. I added some veggies and healthy mashed potatoes.

  
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MOMFAN 2/13/2011 2:28AM

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LIZZIECA55 2/11/2011 9:24PM

    I love your picture blogs. Thanks for sharing.

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ASLANSCUB 2/11/2011 9:03PM

    I had extra calories too -- and had a piece of fudge :) Love it!

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