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Sunday, May 3, 2009

She’s Soaking Up the Sun+ Winner of Birthday Giveaway!

I was a true So Cal Girl today and soaked up the sun!! Seriously got my tan on!

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Today Hubby and I set out for a true adventure! Instead of taking our car to go play Ultimate Frisbee we decided in honor of the TSL to ride our bikes to the park and then ride the bus home. It’s a 10 mile bike ride their but mostly down hill, and all up hill on the way back.

I made sure to eat a sandwich before we headed out, and grabbed a bar in case I needed it after the ride.


The bike ride was wonderful, Hubby and I flew down the hill and Hubby kicked my butt on all the hills, he is one tough cookie! I got to wear my new helmet, loved it! Can you believe I used to not wear one around town, man I was ignorant.


Ultimate was a lot of fun, there are a lot of techniques and rules I learned today. I just loved that I burned some major calories while having a wonderful time. We caught the bus back and then road home another 2 miles.

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I stole an orange off one of the orange groves next to the bus stop, shhhh don’t tell:)


As soon as we walked in the door I was drinking water like a camel! I then made a quick new smoothie. It contained a 1/2 c of water, 1/2 c ice, some frozen berries, 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey protein and 1 small TJ’s Vanilla Honey Greek Yogurt.

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A little too frothy, but it hit the spot! 

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Then we hit the yard for some planting and creating. Hubby and I worked on our compost box made from scrap wood, and I planted some wild flower seeds in our front yard. I am posting all about the compost in the morning!

Look you can see our first strawberry!

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When I came in I decided to turn up the radio and get to cleaning! I cleaned the whole house top to bottom and made dinner in between. I just love cleaning on Sundays it always makes the week so much nicer. For dinner I decided to be creative with what we had in the fridge and made Tofu Fried Rice.

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First I sautéed mushrooms, 1/2 an onion, and spinach. I used a little EVOO and some light soy sauce. While I was sautéing the veggies, the tofu was baking in a bbq marinade in the oven at 350 for 25 minutes (what can I say I love BBQ tofu). I added 2 egg whites and a 1/2 cup of WW Cooked Rice to to the veggie mixture and finished cooking.

A Vegetarian masterpiece! This was so delicious and full of flavor!

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I am currently planning out the week. On Sunday evenings I love to prep for meals, get my workout schedule down, and now I am also trying to think of ways I can live a more simple life this week for TSL! Today I racked up the points.

1 point for riding my bike to the park
1 point for taking the bus
3 points for all home meals
1 point for building a compost
1 point for barrowing some old CD’s from Hubby’s collection a instead of going out and buying new ones (I so want the new Lady Gaga CD).

7 points total for today!

Last but not least here is the WINNER of my Birthday Danskin Skirt Giveaway!

Sarah from Running For Chocolate , CONGRATS girl send me your address so I can ship your skirt to you!!!

Here’s the great news Danskin is kindly giving all NHerShoes readers a special promotion. The promo code is “NHERSHOES” and it will be good through the end of the month on www.danskin.com .They are offering offer FREE SHIPPING with no minimum purchase for all readers. Mother’s day is just around the corner, everyone swing by and take a look!

I am going to finish planning, catch up on blogs and then drink the rest of my hot coco, call me crazy but I love hot coco after a long sweaty day of activities!

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Night Friends!


Run Sarah said...

Awesome job on the challenge today! Sounds so fun -- I love playing ultimate with my fiance, or just tossing the disc back and forth at the park.

Fit Mommy said...

Sounds like a fun day!

Pearl said...

oh Bobbi - i love that photo of you smiling with the helmet. you have the most adorable smile!

Rebeca @All Vegged Out said...

You look so cute drinking that smoothie lol...

7 points in one day, impressive...

I love Tofu + Fried Rice! Yum!

Danica's Daily said...

What a fun day and you got a tan too! Your smoothie sounds amazing.

I LOVE the little strawberry.

Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

RunningLaur said...

Oh, music tip for the simple life challenge: check out he library! It's all free, and you can put it into iTunes and the like.

Sounds like you're doing great with the challenge!

Mica said...

Love the helmet pictures, you look totally cute!

Thanks for the tofu stir-fry recipe. It sounds delicious!

Moran said...

Wow thats great!!
I heart the helmet too!

Niki said...

What a fun day! Great job on the 7 points for the TSL challenge!! The dinner looks very yummy! And YAY for your first strawberry!!

Kelly said...

You are doing SO amazing with the biking and busing everywhere, I am impressed! I love your new helmet too...much cooler than mine!

Brandi said...

what a fun day! i like cleaning on Sundays, too. It makes Monday morning a bit better :)

congrats to sarah!

RunToFinish said...

I think I just bought the same helmet in pink!!!

Missy said...

So fun riding your bike that long! Lucky you can get a tan! It won't stop raining here in Ny!

Denise said...

Sounds like a fun day with Hubs. You two spend some great time together.