this week i…

January 14, 2011

1. Came home from my first yoga class in months, damn sore and tired, and ate an unholy amount of St. Andre triple cream cheese for dinner. I took crackers and just swiped huge dollops of it. Who needs a knife when your cheese is like soft butter?

2. Tried to quiet my incessant need to plan trips and travel…and failed. Potential trips coming up this year to San Francisco, Portland (Oregon and Maine!), Detroit, New York, Chicago, and England if I can possibly manage it.

3. Ate tater tots for dinner. Yeah, that happened.

4. Had breakfast at French Meadow Bakery and swore I’ll have breakfast out in the week more often. So much more peaceful, warm and wonderful than at the weekend.

5. Had too many veggie burgers and salads for lunch. I need to make some soup!

6. Caught up with two of my best friends on the phone – one in England; one in Vancouver – and made plans to see both of them within the next 7 months. Happy dance.

7. Spent time oohing and ahhing over photos on three of my favourite blogs: The Little Red House, Hither and Thither, and La Buena Vida.

8. Saw True Grit and loved it.

9. Brainstormed baking projects for the weekend. I’ve missed baking something chronic these past few weeks and I’m excited to get back in my kitchen. Any suggestions are welcome in the comments!

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Jen @ She said. She said. January 14, 2011 at 9:11 am

This week I finished a great book (the book thief), ate a lot of tofu, lost my blogging partner so therefore, making some changes to the blog, and will end it with dinner at Barrio!


Mindy January 14, 2011 at 9:57 am

This week I….

Made 3 loaves of homemade bread.

Made a disasterious batch if gluten free cookies.

Got my 14 month old to like fish! (even though I don’t!)

Had a delicious middle easten breakfast for dinner feast that included an Indian omlett, falafel pancakes and chai tea!

Love this idea, keep it up!


crunchy granola gal January 14, 2011 at 10:35 am

baked a bunch of cupcakes. experienced highs and lows at work, ultimately ending in a high. struggled through a nasty cold. persevered. split a bottle of wine with an old friend. went to sleep at 9:30 one night, and midnight the next.

fun times.


Erica January 14, 2011 at 10:41 am

Oww! Great trips. I have always wanted to go to Portland, Oregon. I almost ate pop chips for dinner last night. I was hungry and didn’t feel like making ANYTHING. I did put some scrambled eggs together. If I had tots…I probably would have gone with them ;) This week I am excited for the weekend :) Its restaurant week in Charleston!


emily (a nutritionist eats) January 14, 2011 at 12:21 pm

Had the junk burger at Bulldog NE :) With truffle fries.


leslie January 14, 2011 at 12:44 pm

you know, i never comment. but i always read, so it’s about time i joined in.

this week i: laughed out loud in yoga class. ate dinner at 10pm, twice. drank wine at work. organized a potluck for next week. cleaned out my wallet and discovered a $150 store credit to bloomingdales. didn’t speak to my roommate..once. scored free theater tickets for sunday night.

a successful week, i think.


Holly January 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm

this week i did not say no, regretted saying no then blogged about how i need to say no this year in order to hold myself accountable.

this week i also went out to eat like six times.



Sisters Running the Kitchen January 14, 2011 at 3:38 pm

i need to get back into yoga!!! it is amazing what it does for your body/mind/soull! thanks for those 3 blogs— i added them to my bookmarks… they look very cool- especially the little red house!


elise January 15, 2011 at 3:56 pm

if los angeles isnt on that travel list then you need to give me a heads up for the san fran visit so i can get my butt up north to meet you :)

this week i…worked a lot, but plan on making up for it since im off this weekend (and the weather is ridiculously gorgeous!!!)


Nicole Franzen January 19, 2011 at 12:58 pm

hahah these made me laugh. Eating a ton of cheese (something I would do)

I need to make travel plans to the Caribbean for a week of fun in the sun. But got totally frustrated at how much money it will cost us and got discouraged.

Tried to make my first film of cooking soup, failed bc my hand is in the way and didn’t shoot the right angle. Realized that B&W are not good colors for making soup eck.

But I made soup and it tasted delicious!

Feeling totally blah bc the weather is complete crap and I am forcing myself to go out with the girls tonight though all I want to do is sit in bed and watch telly and play angry birds. hahaha


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