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Saturday lazy eats

Happy Saturday!

We are enjoying a lazy day over here. . .

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Scott is over at his brother’s house today working on a home improvement project, so Abby and I had the couch to ourselves all day! Chopped, American Idol, Biggest Loser, Project Runway All Stars, oh my!

My morning started with a fiber one bar on the way to the YMCA to teach water aerobics.

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I was pleasantly surprised that my normal one piece swimsuit still fit over my growing belly. I always forget how a water workout can be so good because I really don’t teach it very often any more. . . hopefully can get back into it after the baby is born.

After class. . . a caramel skim latte (in my new mug from the husband for Christmas) and some couch/TV time.

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And my new favorite snack: Justin’s maple almond nut butter with banana slices.

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So delicious and so easy. . . thanks to Tina at Carrots’N’Cake for the idea. Smile 

Lunch was leftovers from this week. I made cheese stuffed meatballs that I saw on Kristin’s blog a few weeks ago, except I served mine over fettuccini.

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Delicious.

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The rest of the afternoon was doing chores around the house and enjoying the fact that I had nothing that had to do!

Hope you are having a great Saturday – did you do anything exciting???

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Scones redone

Last night was a perfect Saturday night in my house: Papa John’s pineapple pizza and Season 5 of Dexter!

And some peppermint bon bon ice cream for dessert!

This morning, all I could think about was the scone I had for breakfast yesterday. . . but I wasn’t going to get dressed and drive all the way across town. . .

So, the next best thing: make something up!

Thankfully, we had some bisquick in the pantry. So, I made some biscuits. I made a mesh between the standard biscuit recipe on the box and the recipe for the ‘shortcake’ biscuits on the box. Basically, I just added a few tablespoons of sugar to the regular biscuit dough. I also sprinkled sugar on top too.

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Hit the spot. . . topped with a smear of strawberry jam. Perfectly sweet, doughy, and delicious!

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Abby wasn’t sure if she wanted to play ball or have some biscuit. . .

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Hope you are having a great Sunday! Smile

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2 weeks!

It’s been a lazy Saturday morning here at our house.

Abby and I went on a coffee run to Panera this morning.

My first caramel skim latte in 2 weeks!

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A scone sounded really good too, so a quick stop by Dunn Brothers – just down the street from Panera – to get a delicious mango scone.

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Except that it wasn’t mango. . . I think it was mandarin orange??? Actually I have no idea what flavor it was, but it was soft on the inside, crunchy on the outside. The filling in the middle – whatever it was- was sweet and fruity.  Smile Perfect Saturday morning breakfast.

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Scott and Abby had some play time. . .

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well more play for Scott and pouting for Abby. ..

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Other than a run later this afternoon, not sure what else is planned for today. . . which is really nice for an end of the summer weekend!

Also, just finished watching the Packers v Colts pre-season game from last night – awesome finish Packers! Go Pack Go! Can’t wait for the regular season. Smile 

Hope you are having a good weekend! What are you up to???

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Teddy bear treats

Happy Thursday. . . one day closer to Friday, right?

This morning started out with waffles and syrup x 2.

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Abby was very interested in breakfast. . .

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Lunch was leftover hamburger with Colby cheese (and lots of ketchup) and bbq potato chips

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And some of this. . . Winking smile 

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This afternoon, Abby and I went to Petco to pick up some more puppy treats for her. Well, I guess I should say that I went to Petco this afternoon. I tried to take Abby in, but she wasn’t going anywhere near the store. It might smell like the place we take her to be groomed, which I know she hates. . . so she hung out in the car and left the treat picking to me.

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Look at these cute teddy bear treats I got!

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Scott and Abby are now outside planting a tree in our backyard and I am watching Jeopardy Teen tournament – which I love cause I actually know some of the answers! Smile 

Hope you had a great day! See ya tomorrow for 5 Things Friday.

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Last CTI

Last night I taught my last CTI class for a while. Sad smile

I am going to switch to a kettle bell class for the fall and winter schedule.

It’s nice to switch it up, but I have been teaching the Monday night CTI class for over a year now, so it was hard to say goodbye to the class and all the members that take it on a regular basis.

I did a similar class to this one.

This morning, after a quick bagel and cream cheese with blue Gatorade <—best flavor!

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I had to drive to my new clinic for a provider meeting. I am starting my new job in just 2 weeks! I can’t believe that it is almost here. It was nice to meet everyone that I will be working with. It was also hard to jump into a meeting after no meetings for almost 2 months!

Lunch was leftover cheese hotdog and BBQ kettle chips from this weekend at the Lake.

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Now Abby is being super cute while taking her afternoon nap. Smile 

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It is super hot and humid today so happy to be inside with the AC!

Just checked my Google reader – 311 unread! Where to begin??? Well I guess I know what I am doing this afternoon!

Hope you are having a great Tuesday. Smile

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Jenny’s birthday present

For my sister Jenny’s birthday, I gave her a trip to the Mankato Farmer’s Market. She loves hand made soaps and treats that I know are always at the farmer’s market.

So, last Saturday, when she was in town, we finally went!

It was a gorgeous morning. It had rained earlier in the morning, so it wasn’t humid yet.

Quick stop at Starbucks!

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There was lots of soap to look at and smell!

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The most delicious apple cider doughnuts.. .

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And, of course, another raspberry cream cheese roll to share with Scott later!

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Jenny also picked up some jam

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And we had to get a few cookies

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Snicker doodle for me!

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And Jenny found some good soap from Willow Creek Soap Co.

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After all of our fun at the farmer’s market: we picked up the dogs for a trip to Minneopa state park to show Jenny the waterfalls.

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I was a very good driver! Winking smile 

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We all had lots of fun! Smile

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Artistic

My caramel skim latte was very artistic this morning. . .

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I’m off to the gym in a few minutes for another NROLW workout.

Somehow, I only got one workout in last week. . . aurg how did that happen?

Unfortunately, this week will not be any better.

I have friends coming from Colorado for the week and we are headed to the Lake, so no gym time then! Just lots of swimming, boating and grilling. Smile 

I better make today count!

Hope you are having a great start to your Monday. Did you have a good weekend???

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