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Overindulgence at the Coast – Day 2
Sunday, March 28, 2010      4 comments

Day Two! (See I told you it would have been a crazy long blog if I hadn't split it into two!) Waking up at the coast is amazing. The waves are crashing and everything is just beautiful. ... Read more
Overindulgence at the Coast – Day 1
Saturday, March 27, 2010      3 comments

(When I first started typing up this blog I had NO CLUE how long it was going to get! So I split it into two. Trust me, it would be crazy otherwise!) I got the week off from work for spring break and I desperately wanted to get far away! ... Read more
Caitlin @ HTP: “Guilt is a Drug”
Monday, March 22, 2010      4 comments

I was reading through the blogs I check in with every morning when I came across this post by Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point www.healthytippingpoint.
g.html and it really resonated with me. ... Read more
Overnight Oatmeal
Friday, March 19, 2010      8 comments

The weather has started to be a bit nicer where I’m at, and I have noticed that a lot of the bloggers I read have been eating some summery meals. One of these is overnight oatmeal. I thought it sounded interesting and wanted to give it a try. ... Read more
Black Bean Casserole
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      4 comments

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I am having spinach pizza tonight to “celebrate.” Ok, really it just sounds good. (see my last blog for a picture) The last couple of nights I have been sad and alone. My husband was out of town to visit ... Read more
Switching Up Your Routine
Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

Hello friends! I hope everyone is having a great Monday. I have realized that I have been in kind of a rut lately when it comes to exercise. I know exactly which machines at the gym will give me the most calorie burn in the least amount o... Read more
Ice Skating, Forbidden Rice and Black Beans
Saturday, March 13, 2010      7 comments

Yeah, they don’t really have anything to do with one another, do they? But I did go ice skating yesterday and I did try a little something different with black beans for my bean wraps. Ice skating was fun! I technically had tried it one t... Read more
Toasted Quinoa
Thursday, March 11, 2010      6 comments

I love quinoa, so I couldn’t wait to try this toasted quinoa recipe I found on Healthy Tipping Point www.healthytippingpoint.
nd-goji-berry-oatmeal by Caitlin. I didn’t have maple syrup lik... Read more
Grilled Banana Sandwich
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      4 comments

I read a few blogs regularly and one of my favorites is Healthy Tipping Point www.healthytippingpoint.
com/ by the creator of Operation Beautiful operationbeautiful.com/ , Caitlin. She always has some am... Read more
“Refried” Beans
Monday, March 08, 2010      4 comments

I previously posted a link to the recipe for “refried” beans, ( allrecipes.com/Recipe/Re
fry/Detail.aspx ) but I wanted to bring them up again so I could post some pictures. Both times we ha... Read more
30% Body Fat
Thursday, March 04, 2010      4 comments

I went to my gym today to get my body fat percentage tested as well as my metabolism. They had a company bring their "bod pod" to try and sell their weight loss products, which I doubt I'd spend money on. I had to make sure not to exercise or ... Read more
I need a kick in the butt!
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      2 comments

I have been completely slacking on making new meals. I keep meaning to experiment, but then I end up just craving things I eat all the time. Exhibit A : Exhibit... Read more
What? Collard Greens That Aren’t Bitter!
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

Aubrey called Blossoming Lotus ( www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2846021 ) for me to find out what greens their wraps are made out of. And they said what we thought: collard greens. We ... Read more
Take Time to Renew Yourself
Saturday, February 27, 2010      3 comments

Ahh, a nice relaxing weekend. It is always nice to completely detach from the craziness and just BE! Although we do have some fun ideas for this weekend. To celebrate New Seasons’ 10 year anniversary they are having a big celebration with... Read more
Crazy Cookbooks and Yummy Burgers
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

I check out a lot of cookbooks from the library. I search the internet for recipes. And so I read a lot of silly “tips.” The one I saw most recently was this: “If you find that you need double the amount of any recipe for your guests, simply ... Read more

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