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Please let there be a snow day tomorrow please=)

23 Mar

Since it was Free Pastry day at Starbucks, Court and I were early risers, and got right there to beat the rush. Drive-thru was out of control, so we went in and enjoyed ourselves.

We both chose a maple pecan scone paired with a tall non-fat toffee nut latte. The scone was amazzzinggg!!! It was like a maple donut, but better with those pecans.

After having breakfast, and chitchatting we made our way to school. We actually ended up getting there much earlier than usual, and got a really great parking spot.

Lunch was just a lovely thrown together Cliff Carrot Cake bar, and a Honey almond yogurt.

All day at school, the talk has been that we are suppose to get anywhere from 10-30″ of snow tonight. My math teacher kept pausing during her lesson, to check the weather for us all. lol We all had a moment of silence to pray for a snow day.

Afterschool we made a homemade PB and J Larabar, with some Carmel Lipton Hot Tea.

The weather is starting to go pretty crazy right now. One minute it was hailing hard core, then pouring rain, and then some snow. Who knows what is in the forecast. Colorado weather is crazy, and changing every minute.

Well now we are off to go workout.

XOXO Court and Whit

What is the weather in you neck of the woods like?

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Saving Money :) 3/18

19 Mar

Thursday

Today has been kind of a lounge around relaxing day. Whit and woke up at about 8 this morning. Then we watched the today show while we enjoyed our bowl of overnight oats and almond steamers. Pictured below is our blueberry/greek yogurt overnight bowl of oats. We added some fresh berries, wheat berries, and silvered almonds for extra fiber. If you have not tried wheat berries yet then I would definitly give them a try. They have are soft, and have kind of a nutty taste. I love em’. We also just ordered some Chia seeds which should be coming real soon, I cannot wait to add those to my oatmeal. There was a whole segment on the health benefits of Chia seeds on the Today Show today, if you want more info.

After breakfast, and letting our tummy’s digest, Whit wanted to get our Insanity video done right away. So we ran upstairs literally threw on some workout clothes and began the video. For some reason today I sweated bullets. That video kicked my butt. Today was Day 4 of Recovery Week. I am really excited scared for the beginning of month twos workout’s next week. YIKES!

 

 

For lunch we were both craving breakfast foods. So we decided a tofu/egg white scrammble and toast sounded superb.

 

We both decided the apple cinnamon bread from yesterdays breakfast was a definite repeater for today. We topped ours with raspberry preserve, and almondbutter/gingerbread butter on the other half. And of course our fave, pink lady apples were on the side. This was a complete nutritious breakfast lunch!

 

 

For a snack today, Whit and I decided to homemake Lara Bars!

 

We put these ingredients into the food proccesor for about 5 min.

  • 4 dates
  • 1/4 cup of raw almonds
  • a handful of the dried apple funky monkey mix
  • cinnamon

Once you have a sticky consistency, we added a drizzle of agave and formed the bars. This was our own version of the Apple Pie LaraBar. It also kind of reminded me of the Apple Cinnamon Pure Bars we tried a while back. These no joke tasted like the real thing. Whit and I are going to make some more tommorow to have for our snacks at school this next coming week. Each one of these bars usually cost about  $1 so look how much money we are going to save!

 

Look at the resemblence! Next time I think I will add walnuts to mine just like this one 🙂

 

 

For din din tonight we had leftover Shepards Pie in a wrap!

 

-Court and Whit