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Continuing the Tradition

by Courtney on May 28, 2012

Well hello there, friends! Talk about the day getting away from me…

I was surprisingly up at 7:00am this morning (without an alarm, a feat on its own) and have been on the go ever since.

First things first, breakfast was necessary. I woke up starving so I didn’t waste any time on putting together a cool, refreshing morning meal…


Another serving of tropical muesli + a glass of iced coffee.


So yummy.

Right after finishing that, I headed out to take care of the grocery shopping, and have since been working like mad in the kitchen.

Cookie bars


Corn & Black Bean Salsa


A new attempt at a healthy, roasted potato salad (recipe to come if it’s approved!)




Apparently Jay and I are pretty hungry today…?

Nahh, just kiddin’…we’re continuing the Memorial Day tradition and are expecting some family over later today to spend the day by the pool.


Even if it is a whopping 64 degrees. Winking smile (<– the pool temp, not the air- we’re in the high 80s around here today!)

I hope everyone has an absolutely wonderful holiday today, and don’t forget to take the time to remember what this day is all about…

Thank you so much to all of our veterans and current armed forces members; we salute you all and sincerely thank you for your service.

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1 Amanda @ Let Me Be What's Underneath May 28, 2012 at 12:09 pm

Have a great day! I’m jealous of that pool…its almost 90 degrees here today!
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2 Caryln @ carylnrambles May 28, 2012 at 12:12 pm

The sangria looks yummy! What happened with the snake????
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3 Amy May 28, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Those eats look absolutely delicious!!! enjoy your day, Courtney!


4 Khushboo May 28, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Sangria and cookie bars…now THAT sounds like a partay :)
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5 Jaren@Kiwi Fit Blog May 28, 2012 at 12:23 pm

64 degrees?!? Please send some of that weather to Texas, whew it’s hot! And you can toss is some cookie bars too lol!


6 Courtney May 28, 2012 at 1:04 pm

Ohhhh, no…that’s the temp of the pool water! We’re in the high 80s today ourselves! :)


7 Erica @ For the Sake of Cake May 28, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Can’t wait to (hopefully!) get the potato salad recipe!
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8 Brandi @ Faith Fitness and Laughter May 28, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Um, cookie bars!! Everything looks great! :)
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9 Jackie @ That Deep Breath May 28, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Sounds like fun! I hope we get to hear the potato salad recipe. Have a great day!
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10 Sabrina @Customized Creations May 28, 2012 at 1:47 pm

It all looks great! My fingers are crossed for you that your roasted potato recipe turns out well!


11 Linz @ Itz Linz May 28, 2012 at 2:14 pm

how fun!
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12 Brittany @ Little bs healthy habits May 28, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Cookie bars look awesome!
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13 Kristen @ notsodomesticated May 28, 2012 at 3:06 pm

Have fun with your family today!! :) Happy Memorial Day!
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14 Jodi @ I Run for Food and Wine May 28, 2012 at 3:16 pm

Memorial Day food looks great! Hope you got all of the creepy-crawlers out of the pool, eewwwwww.
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15 Lisa May 28, 2012 at 3:36 pm

All your food for the day looks like it will be incredible. Have a great memorial day! Hope the pool is spic and span now!
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16 B @ Crags and Veggies May 28, 2012 at 5:54 pm

Can’t wait for the roasted potato salad! Your sangria looks gorgeous!
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17 Hayley C @ Running Down the Runway May 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Mmmm corn and black bean salsa is one of my faves! Definitely tied with mango/pineapple salsa. Hope you had a wonderful day!
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18 Katy May 28, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Nothing like a nice glass of sangria by the pool :-)
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19 May 28, 2012 at 8:05 pm

for the cookie bars, do you just use regular cookie dough and bake it in a different shape? recently posted..Let’s goooooo


20 Angela @ Health, Happiness & Harmony May 28, 2012 at 8:10 pm

We’re in the 90s here in New Jersey! Hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day. Beautiful message at the end. :)
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21 Lindsay May 29, 2012 at 11:22 am

That corn and black bean salsa looks delicious. Have you posted that recipe before? I didn’t see it in your recipe section.


22 Courtney May 29, 2012 at 12:45 pm

I actually haven’t posted it before, but I’ll have to do that for you! :)


23 Julie May 29, 2012 at 12:09 pm

The potato salad looks awesome! Hope we get to see it!
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