Brace Yourselves

I came across one of the best photos last night. After dinner, Jay and I were spending some QT on the couch…errr, actually, it was more like I was watching TV while he was browsing through his favorite site. I happened to glance over at one point, which turned out to be perfect timing because…

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Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars


About a month ago, I was over at our friends Brian & Mal’s apartment for a Sunday afternoon of football, beer, Mal’s Chili, and friends. On this particular Sunday, Mal didn’t just make her chili; she also made a batch of Oatmeal Carmelita bars that totally knocked my socks off. Literally, they were just amazing,…

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Waffle Sandwiches Are Heaven


Monday Morning. Has never been one of my favorite parts to the week, but I try my best to stay open minded to it. Usually, starting it off with a great workout is one way to battle those Monday Morning Blues. Too bad Monday morning’s workout never happened today… 😳 After three hits of the…

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Baked Pasta with Pumpkin, Roasted Veggies, and Chicken


So how’s everybody’s Saturday going?? My Saturday turned out to be pretty fantastic, despite a less-than-stellar turnout for our garage sale today. Even though we only ended up making $15.00 (a full $100 LESS than yesterday!), we still have a way to get rid of almost ALL of our leftovers, thanks to Jay’s mom. Thank…

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Pumpkin Addicts Anonymous?


In honor of it being the official first day of FALL, I saw no other choice but to continue to incorporate some pumpkin into today’s mid-day meal. I may be lacking in variety today, but certainly not in flavor! My pumpkin-licious bowl includes: 3/4 cup 1% cottage cheese 1/2 cup pumpkin 1/4 cup (?) unsweetened…

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Nap Time, Please?

Can I get a WOOT WOOT for Friday?!?! I don’t know about you, but I’m doin’ my Happy Dance. 😉 source Unfortunately, a lack of preparation last night, meant for a pretty hectic morning. I hate when I do that to myself. Luckily, the day turned out to be much smoother than its start. Here’s…

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Pumpkin Oats

Happy Thursday everyone! Quick post this morning so I’m not too late for work!  Today’s oats were SOOO delicious!!! 😀 -1/3 cup oats -1/3 cup light vanilla soy milk -1/3 cup pumpkin -1 small mashed banana -2 tbsp raisins -cinnamon & pumpkin pie spice -about 3 tbsp granola Along with a hot cuppa joe for…

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