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Saturday, January 3, 2009

N Her Shoes 2008 Recap

Today I have been cleaning and enjoying my last Saturday of vacation. We went to bed at almost 2am last night , we watched Saving Private Ryan and put away Christmas:( I woke up late and decided to take a day off of the gym, we are going to a dog park later where I am sure I will get plenty of exercise. I decided to make some whole wheat pumpkin and cranberry French toast.

The Combo:

  • 2 pieces of whole wheat bread
  • 1 egg and 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • a little pumpkin spice
  • and a half a handful of dried cranberries
  • topped with cranberry apple butter, agave nectar, and powdered sugar
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enjoyed with an orange from our tree, and a shot of espresso.

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After breakfast I got right to cleaning, bathroom, kitchen, living room, and dining room while watching Spanglish. I then decided to make a soup and salad type of lunch. I bought this soup at TJ’s Yesterday, Sweet Potato Bisque. Not as good as I was anticipated but with pita chips it did ok.

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A Cranberry Walnut Salad, mixed greens, cashews walnuts, carrots, and white balsamic vinegar.

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The Soup

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Natural Pita Chips

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The perfect Saturday Lunch.

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and a mimosa mock tail, Oj with some sparking natural soda.

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I am now watching Elizabeth Town, Funny and Cute movie! The clouds are making it feel so gloomy, but I am hoping they will blow over for our doggy birthday party. We plan on going out to dinner with some friends tonight, I miss making dinner at home. We will get back to eating more home cooked meals starting next week. I did make quite a healthful and cheap meal last night.

Fried Brown Rice with Mushrooms from Tj’s

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Balsamic Grilled Veggies

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Steak Tofu'

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All mixed together

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Will be making this again soon. I am trying to slowly kick out meat, it’s been pretty easy so far.

I know I should have posted this a while back but better late then never:)

Step In Her Shoes through 2008!

January

Bought our First House!
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February

Celebrated Nephews 1st birthday

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March

Celebrated Hubby’s 28th birthday at an Irish Hoedown!

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Had a weekend Get-Away to Napa CA

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April

Celebrated my 26th birthday at an Angels game and the beach!

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Best Friends Got Married

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May

Joined a group of moms to run with!

Ran the 10k Run Through Redlands

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June

College roomy T came to visit us in California.

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June 18th Started this blog.
June 21st Ran my first 8k
June 22nd Did my first Sprint Tri

July

Annual Family Camping Trip

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Celebrated our One Year Anniversary in Kona, Hawaii

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August

Ran my 1st half marathon, Fontanas Days Race

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September

Labor Day AZ Vs. St.Louis B-Ball game day Trip

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REVHS Homecoming Game

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October 

Brother Jeremiah got baptized

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First Ice Bath
Ran the St.George Marathon, 3:24 Qualified for Boston!
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Second Sprint Tri, Redlands Bull Dog Inaugural Triathlon

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November

Cut my hair off!

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Thanksgiving in Memphis

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Ran my fastest 10k at the Mission Inn

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Skirt Chaser 5k with running buddy

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December

Holiday Scrapbooking

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Ugly Sweater Party 

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Dad’s Birthday Dinner

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New Years Eve

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Hope you all enjoyed the photo recap, I look forward to many more years of fun, friends, family, and growing old with my HUBBY!

17 comments:

therunningaddict said...

I heart the photo recap!!! What a fabulous year! May you and your loved ones be blessed in 2009!

Lacey Nicole said...

i love the picture recap as well!!!! that's a great way of putting together a year in review :) have fun at the doggy party!!!! and your food photos from today look FABULOUS! your photos come out so clear, too!!!! have a great end of your vaca. elliot and i are enjoying ours, too, we've also been staying up late and watching movies-- we say behind enemy lines for the first time last night and really liked it and also in the theater benjamin button-- so good!! :)

Andrea (Off Her Cork) said...

Oh my goodness I love the photo recap! You all are just too cute. :D

RunToFinish said...

why don't i ever make french toast it looks so darn good!!

I took the cats out for their first trip on the leash today, I'll post pics later...pets are fun.

What a great photo recap, fantastic year1

Mica said...

This was such a great post! You and the husband are so cute.

I'm still so impressed that you are so speedy and qualified for Boston! Go Bobbi!

carolinebee said...

What an awesome year! Your balance of family, exercise, good health, food, fun, work and GOD is sooo inspiring! Happy New Year :D

runningwithfood.com said...

I'm drooling over all your fabulous eats today!! YUM!

You certainly had an amazing year! Hopefully 2009 will be even better!!

ashley (sweetandnatural) said...

Great 2008 recap! Looks like you had a great year - and so many fun trips! Hears to 2009!

Christina said...

Love the photo retrospective. I majorly fell of the photo-taking wagon last year and only have pictures of a few things from all of '08! That can be another goal for me this new year, to take my camera with me everywhere and actually remember to use it! I love peeking at your memories.

And, yes, we should totally have a Wii tournament in April - if you can squeeze it in between seeing Boston and, you know, RUNNING A MARATHON!

loveofoats.com said...

i love your recap - amazing year!

The Three T's said...

I love the photo recap. That's a great idea. Kind of makes me want to do it but I don't have nearly as much stuff to recap as you do. Maybe this coming year! But it looks like you had a great year!

eatingbender said...

Great French toast and an even more amazing recap of your past year! You've definitely had a good one, and I'm sure there is nothing but excitement in store for you this year as well :o)

Denise said...

Great year in review! I loved it. You seriously look so happy in every picture. Whatever you're doing, keep doing it!!

jenngirl said...

Yummy french toast!

Loved the photo recap, you had a seriously amazing year, I hope 2009 is just as great, if not better ;)

chasedaylight said...

Spanglish is most of my favorite movies!! Nice recap of your year...looks like it was eventful!

chasedaylight said...

I botched that comment...I meant to say: Spanglish is one of my most favorite movies!

Laurel said...

Love the pictures! What an awesome year! Especially with all the running. Congrats!