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The Little Things #5

Sorry for the long delayed post today.   It has been far too long since I’ve done a “Little Things” post, and the weather is cold and rainy, so I figured a “Little Things” post will brighten up the day a bit!

So, here we go.

The Little Things Making Me Happy Today:

1.  The yummy pumpkin scones I made this morning, thanks to Jessica at HowSweetItIs.  I had half of the smallest one this morning with my Kashi GoLean Crunch + vanilla soymilk + almond butter + pumpkin butter.

IMG_3496IMG_34972.  Putting leftovers to good use!

IMG_3499Goat cheese + leftover apple/onion/squash topping from my pizza in a whole wheat tortilla.

3.  My plans to set a new PDR with my 7 mile run this afternoon.

4.  Half of my mom’s side of the family has already reserved their hotel rooms for our wedding weekend. 🙂

5.  Sending a gift to one of my favorite bloggers just because.

Just finished my “Run” Glo-Bar, so I guess that means its time to head home and get ready for my run!

What little things are making you happy today?



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October 22, 2009 at 4:18 pm 3 comments

The Little Things #4

Sorry for my lack of posts this morning, everyone.  I was crossing lots of items off my major to-do lists!

IMG_3188Yes, that is part of my to-do list for the next week.  Crazy! Although all those “early” items you see are things I want to try to get done before I go to LA, so it will be worth it. 🙂  This is my master to-do list.  I also have a to-do list just for today, though I just realized it may have been a bit too ambitious… oops!

IMG_3189

This to-do list calls for a “Little Things” post, so here we go!

The Little Things That Are Making Me Happy Today.

  1. Getting some much-needed “best friend time” by having a delicious breakfast with Kelley this morning!
  2. Celebrating “Starbucks Friday” a day early.  I needed a change of scenery for my studying!
  3. Awake Tea Lattes with Pumpkin Syrup.
  4. Not having to cancel a huge food order for SWE and thereby give myself way more work to do than I have time for.
  5. Getting to cross things off my massive to-do list.
  6. The fact that I am inside and warm, instead of outside in cold rain.
  7. The fact that plane tickets from Milwaukee (where Kelley will likely live) to where I will likely live are only $200.
  8. Dinner with friends tonight.
  9. Getting a pair of tights so I don’t freeze on Saturday’s bike ride.
  10. The fact that I’m going to L.A. one week from tomorrow!
  11. Being done with logistics issues for SWE for the day.
  12. Finding a potential job lead in the same city that Dan & I are likely moving to.
  13. Eat.Sweat.Blog. starts today!

What little things are making YOU happy today?

October 1, 2009 at 3:56 pm 1 comment

The Little Things #3

The little things that are making me happy today:

1.  Actually remembering to take a picture of my breakfast today:

IMG_3108Quinoa, leftover applesauce, almond butter. Delicious, if not very photogenic…

2.  The creation of what I deem “Starbucks Fridays,” ala Tina’s Cookie Fridays and Jenna’s Scone Fridays.

IMG_3109A tall pumpkin spice latte with soy and whip + pumpkin scone. This scone will last me a few days, I think!  Spreading the Starbucks Friday love!

3.  Being able to wear clothes that I didn’t fit into last year:

Photo 4(Nope, not a huge crowd behind me, just the picture on the Starbucks wall!)

4.  Getting a full 8 hours of sleep two nights in a row.

5.  Falling asleep cuddling with Dan last night.

Feld040(Can you tell I love our engagement pictures? 😉 )

6.  Getting the new Dan Brown book from the library!

7.  Thursday “date nights” with Kelley–love having time set aside to chill with my best friend and watch some of our favorite shows!

Wedding dress shopping, May 2009

Wedding dress shopping, May 2009

8.  The fact that Starbucks is playing the Beatles this morning.

What little things are making you happy today?

September 25, 2009 at 8:33 am 7 comments

The Little Things #2

It’s Friday!!  The little things that are making me happy today:

1.  Getting the proportions right on pumpkin oatmeal:

IMG_30182.  No longer having class at 7:45 AM on Fridays.

3.  Gorgeous weather.

4.  Watching the much-anticipated Bones and Fringe season premieres last night.

5.  Getting to re-stock on produce at the Farmer’s Market tomorrow morning!

6.  Dinner with friends tonight.

7.  Getting to wear my cute fall clothes!

8.  The sight of Kelly’s adorable breakfast.  That picture makes me smile.

What little things are making you happy today?

September 18, 2009 at 9:38 am 2 comments

The Little Things

Little things that are making me happy right now:

1.  Being able to throw together a breakfast in 60 seconds flat that is still healthy, delicious, and filling:

IMG_2914Vanilla Oikos, berries, banana, and granola.

2.  A fantastic tall pumpkin soy latte from Starbucks:

IMG_2915(Can somebody please tell me how to make my pictures not be sideways?)

3.  Enjoying said latte outside in perfect weather while blogging.

4.  Fridays.

5.  The fact that I see this engagement picture every time I look at my laptop’s background:

One of my and Dan's engagement pictures!  Note the famous Memorial Union chairs.

One of my and Dan's engagement pictures! Note the famous Memorial Union chairs.

6.  (And this one is not little):  The fact that I am now an intern with MixMyGranola!  That’s who my call was with yesterday, and I got it!  Woot!

What little things make you happy?

September 11, 2009 at 9:27 am



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