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the week continues…

Hey Everyone – I hope you all had a great Tuesday.  My work day was long, but productive and fun. After being on my feet for over eight hours, I decided to skip the gym and hit the Library instead!  But more on that later… I am happy to report that Quaker instant oatmeal is…… Continue reading the week continues…

Breakfast · Cooking · Dinner · Lunch

Monday re-cap

Hey All – I survived a busy Monday at work! Yay for me! This week is going to be super crazy at work… so I’m just trying to to take it day by day and get through the week. This morning I started off the day with the last bagel of my Brueggers stash from…… Continue reading Monday re-cap

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Sunday hiking and food

Hey All – I am sad that the weekend is over. I had a pretty wonderful weekend, and I wish it was a longer one. Sunday was a great day. I decided to sleep in – and slept until 10am. The only thing I had on the agenda was to be out of the house…… Continue reading Sunday hiking and food


The White House is getting a Vegetable Garden!

Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden By MARIAN BURROS Published: March 19, 2009 On Friday, Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of White House lawn to plant a vegetable garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. Hey Everyone – click on the above article to read…… Continue reading The White House is getting a Vegetable Garden!

Cooking · Dinner

Wednesday – dinner with Mom!

Wednesday night after work, Ben and I got in the car and drove down to Rhode Island to see my mom. Ben and my mom had a Saint Patrick’s dinner a day late. My mom made corn beef and veggies…  she also made an amazing soup pictured here: This is a sweet potato soup (click…… Continue reading Wednesday – dinner with Mom!

Breakfast · Lunch

Thursday, lunch in a pinch

Hey all – On Wednesday I was running late to work, and I was sort of out of my easy turkey sandwich fixings… so I skipped packing my lunch and was stuck buying pizza at the caf at work. I hate it when I have to buy lunch, especially when I have a really busy…… Continue reading Thursday, lunch in a pinch


First neighborhood “hike” stats

Hey All – I just used the Map My Run app to map my neighborhood hike. It was 3.38 miles! What a good start to my training. It took me just under an hour to walk this. I was averaging just under a 15 minute mile. Not bad!

Breakfast · Lunch · Walk

Spring is coming… and food of the day

Hi All – Happy almost spring! The first day of spring is actually on Friday, but I’m celebrating a few days early. Today after work I went for a great walk in my hiking boots. I walked for just over an hour and burned 436 calories (who would have thought you could burn that many…… Continue reading Spring is coming… and food of the day

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Ben’s making dinner while I’m posting!

Hi Everyone! I’m celebrating the fact that it is Thursday evening – and BEN is making dinner while I am relaxing and working on my re-cap post for the day. Fantastic! I’m really looking forward to dinner, I’ve already enjoyed an appetizer of french bread, tomato, fresh mozzarella and basil. It was wonderful! But more…… Continue reading Ben’s making dinner while I’m posting!

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Happy Hump Day…

Hey All – How is it just Wednesday!? This feels like the longest week… perhaps due to the time change!? I’m not sure. But I have not had a good night’s sleep in two nights… and that makes for long days. Oh well. This morning I took a tip from one of my running magazines……… Continue reading Happy Hump Day…