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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Missed My Beauty Sleep

Six hours of sleep is not enough for this girl! I stayed up way too last night, and I am paying for it this morning. I was dragging to say the least, didn’t help that I woke up with a sore throat. I took some Emergency-C and hit the pavement for a slow and steady 3 mile run with the running buddy. I would have crawled right back in to bed if it wasn’t for her.

While I was running I was dreaming of pumpkin and banana bread!


My sweet SIL Michelle sent me a delicious care package this weekend that I have been excited to show all of you!


She also sent me this 1 pound bag of DD coffee, which was right on time because I had ran out the day before!!!


Thanks SIS, you are too wonderful!!! I guess it’s my turn to send some goodies your way:)


I found this can of pumpkin in my pantry this weekend and was so giddy, because I have missed my pumpkin oats!!


In the mix:

  • 1/3 cup oats, nonfat milk, water, 1/2 medium banana, pinch salt
  • sprinkle of pumpkin spice
  • 1/3 cup Libby’s pumpkin, stirred in at end
  • 1/2 tbsp cranberry apple butter swirled on top
  • A half tbsp of cashews
  • 1/8 Banana Nut Bread Clif Bar


    Some fresh Vitamin C!


    Plus DD Coffee


    Today is the last RAW Wednesday and I am going all out!! I am going to try a recipe for dinner from a RAW cookbook I checked out at the Library this week. Or I might just check out Gena’s blog for some ideas:)

    Got to catch the bus, see you this afternoon with a
    marathon packing list!!

    Question: When was the last time you sent someone a care package just because??


    Lauren said...

    Don't you LOVE how running buddies keep you super accountable? They are the best. In fact...this post inspires me to send a care package to my running buddy, just because!

    Brandi said...

    what a sweet care package! I sent one not too long ago, just because, and it is fun :)

    Megan said...

    I sent my mom some soap that I made, just because. Because I love getting mail and I love sending other people mail!

    Leah @ Simply Fabulous said...

    Can't wait to see what you make for dinner tonight!! You are way more ambitious than I am! Breaking out the raw cookbooks?! You go!

    Cute care package!

    just me said...

    a few weeks ago i sent jenn one to make her feel better!! and because she ROCKS!!! that and i love sending packages...:)

    aron said...

    I am not good on 6 hours of sleep either :(

    Cannot wait for SD!!!! I need to get packing tonight too! So fun!

    Alison said...

    I don't think I've ever sent anyone a care package just because. But I should. Nor has anyone sent me one, other than my mother. Love the Cliff and Luna bars.

    Love your oats. Pumpkin is an addition that I'm really enjoying lately.

    Julie said...

    what a great variety of bars!

    I just sent my roommate from a different state I care package :-)


    Pearl said...

    yum! pumpkin oats!

    Sweet Carolina Bride said...

    The care package was so sweet! And I must say, the pumpkin oatmeal looks delicious! Love your blog, too.

    Anonymous said...

    Awesome package! Such yummy goodies! :)

    I am loving your oats mixture this morning. That pumpkin sounds so good right now! Have you ever tried applesauce in your oats? It's one of my favorite additions! I use it where you used pumpkin in this mixture. Definitely give it a try! :)

    Anne said...

    Aw, that care package is so nice. I'm a big pumpkin lover, and those oats look great!
    I hope you get a good night's sleep tonight!