November 2010

I Hoard Gourmet English Muffins…So What?

by Courtney on November 30, 2010

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Boy I’ll tell ya…this gym decision is very difficult! You’ve all got so many great reasons that support BOTH sides that I’m now stuck at a stand-still. Hmphh. Well, here’s my plan for now: Tomorrow, I’m going to attend a BodyPump class after work. Perhaps actually being back inside the gym will help me determine […]

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Is It Time To Say Goodbye?

by Courtney on November 30, 2010

Happy Tuesday everyone! Hope your day is off to a super start. I got mine off to a super start with a nice workout on the treadmill; nothing too crazy, since I’m still working to get back all 100% of my energy, but it felt great. I did my 45 minute treadmill interval walk, with […]

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Need To Use Up Those Leftovers?

by Courtney on November 29, 2010

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Heyyy, would you look at that…a normal, healthy breakfast!   After a long weekend full of definitely “not-so-normal eating” (Hello Thanksgiving + Stomach Flu) a healthy, hearty breakfast was more than welcomed! In today’s oatmeal mash: 1/3 cup oats 1/3 cup vanilla almond milk 1/4 cup water 1/2 mashed banana raisins cinnamon + nutmeg Toppings: […]

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The Good, The Bad, & A Kitchen Update

by Courtney on November 28, 2010

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Good News: Jay and I are back on the mend and almost feeling “normal” again today. Bad News: The stomach bug has run rampant amongst my family…now my brother, Mom, Dad, and grandma have it. Turns out, my one grandma was apparently sick with it during the week and must have still had it lingering […]

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Lemon Curd Filled Butter Cookies

by Courtney on November 27, 2010

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Remember those Lemon Curd Filled Butter Cookies I made for Thanksgiving? Well, how about I share the recipe with you!? Hey, I need something to keep me occupied while I’m laying on the couch here. :-/ It wasn’t exactly my easiest baking venture…but I was determined! First, start off by making a basic butter cookie […]

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Not What We Had Planned…

by Courtney on November 27, 2010

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Well my Saturday certainly hasn’t started off as I planned…both hubby and I are sick with a stomach bug. I hadn’t really felt 100% yesterday, but just kind of attributed it to extra food consumption from the past couple days. Apparently that wasn’t the case. Whatever it is that we have, it had us both […]

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Whew! It has been a busy day of decorating over here in this house! Of course, before getting started I had to pop Elf into the DVD player…it’s my favorite movie to decorate to! Before getting the tree started, I put out some of our other decorations. Unfortunately, I’m not going to be able to […]

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Goodbye Fall…Hello Christmas

by Courtney on November 26, 2010

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Has everyone made their way out of their food comas from yesterday?? Well, it’s about that time again… As much as I absolutely adore everything about fall and my fall decorations, it’s time to pack it away. I think Cody’s going to miss all of his window decorations toys. “Hey! What are you doin’ with […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Courtney on November 26, 2010

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I can’t believe Thanksgiving has already come and went!?! But what a great day. I’ve got to say, I am so incredibly thankful for all of the wonderful things in my life; one of which is being able to spend holidays such as these surrounded by all those I love the most. Our small table […]

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Girly Movie Date + Peppermint Mocha Love

by Courtney on November 24, 2010

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Happy Thanksgiving Eve everyone!! I enjoyed a nice extra couple hours of sleep this morning before heading down to the basement for a workout. I actually found this workout last night while reading through an old issue of Shape magazine, so I adapted it to suit me: 0-5 mins Warm Up 4.5(mph) 5-8 Run at […]

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