Monthly Archives: May 2011

My Computer Took a Three Day Weekend

My computer decided it wanted in on the three day weekend, so I…  Walked away from this black screen of death.       Enjoyed a few handfuls of this.     Pranced around in these.       And … Continue reading

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Travino in Traverse City

Good morning! I arrived safely in Traverse City last night after an unusually traffic-free trip. I’ll take it. 🙂 I love mini-vacations at home!  Even my typical cereal breakfast tastes better in the Northern Michigan air. Mickey didn’t quite understand … Continue reading

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Hospital Food Win!

I can taste the weekend!  I’m wrapping up work for the day and heading home in a few hours for the (extra) long weekend.  I have a four hour drive ahead, so I’m thankful to get a head start on the … Continue reading

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My Transition to Outdoor Running

When I first began a regular exercise regimen to assist with my weight loss efforts, I refused to exercise outside.  I had to be in a gym, on a treadmill or elliptical that spat out my mileage and calories burned.  … Continue reading

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Lentil Remix

I made Jenna’s Vegan Lentil Walnut Loaf a few days ago following this recipe exactly…except for the flax egg.  I very literally followed the directions to “prepare a flax egg in a separate bowl and set aside.”  I set it VERY aside—as … Continue reading

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Bolajoe Oats

Good morning!  My morning meal packed an extra punch today.  I picked up this portable bowl of coffee infused oats at a specialty food shop the last time I was home in Traverse City.  Bolajoe (fun name!) is produced locally … Continue reading

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The Fanny Pack: A Do or a Don’t?

Good morning!  This is going to be a fun week and I’m excited to get it started!  I completed my last five mile training run this morning before the Bayshore 10K on Saturday.  The race is right along Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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Pepita Sun Seed Butter Makes it Better (Banana Bread Recipe)

Hooray for Friday!  I zipped out of work a little early today and somehow my car drifted off the freeway and into the mall parking lot. 🙂 Funny how that happens on Fridays.  It was meant to be because I soon … Continue reading

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Extra chia seeds in my drink, please.

I just spent three hours on the clock perusing the grocery store…I love my job! 🙂  One of my tasks for the next few weeks is to check the labeling and visibility of products approved by What’s In Your Cart?, … Continue reading

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Frozen Findings

Happy Wednesday!  I just braved a torrential downpour after working in a coffee shop downtown this morning–so ready for real summer weather over here in Michigan.  My morning has been all about frozen foods.  My internship assignment for today is … Continue reading

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