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Mac’s Groom Day

Hey there! Hope your day has been going great. I always love Wednesdays. I do a ‘sorta long’ run on Wednesday mornings which jump starts my mood.

IMG_3345It’s also trash day, which means my house looks extra clean after all the trash has been taken out! And it’s the day the grocery ads come out for the week….I know I’m a nerd, but I love looking at the ads for my local stores. 🙂  Today was made even better by some deliveries that finally made it to my house!


New Rykas, anyone? haha I decided to splurge on my Jazzercise shoes since I’ve been investing so much time and money on running stuff lately. I found these Ryka Hypnotics on sale and had to have them. This is just a preview though. I didn’t even have time at lunch to try them on!

And last but not least, today was slightly out of the ordinary because Mac had an appointment to be groomed this morning at 8 a.m. So that meant he got to leave with momma today!


He loves riding in the car, but always tends to get a little finicky once he realizes that something is up. He obviously knows it isn’t common practice to leave for work with me, so the car ride over to his groomer was filled with panicked/excited whines. And since we were running early, I tried to get some ‘before’ shots of him in the car. He couldn’t sit still…

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Crazy boy! But when I picked him up during my lunch break, the groomer gave him a great report and said he behaved like a complete gentleman. 🙂


He is so fluffy and pretty! Mac was also beyond happy to be home, so he decided to rub his face all over everything in celebration.

And now he’s so happy to have mommy and daddy home tonight to give him all the attention he thinks he deserves. 🙂

IMG_3355I do love my baby boy!

Tonight we are just relaxing and getting some house organizing done. It’s amazing how cluttered my house can get between the weekend and Wednesday night.

We’re expecting lots of rain and thunderstorms overnight tonight and into tomorrow. I love me some rainy sleeping weather! So I’ve already made up my mind that running must happen tomorrow in the gym. Sigh…oh well. I’ll get some speed intervals in to help pass the time on the dreadmill.

Have a great evening! Nighty night!



Little Chewbacca

Happy Tuesday!! It’s been a busy, busy day around here, so I haven’t had much time to check in before I head off to teach Jazzercise all night. SOOOO I thought I would share some adorableness that I call Mac, aka Chewbacca.

IMG_3338He’s REALLY furry right now. Like out of control fuzzy. But not to fear, we’re going to the groomer tomorrow morning!

IMG_3335He’s so excited. He hid under my clothes in the closet this morning to show me how ecstatic he is about going to the doggie spa. 🙂

IMG_3340 IMG_3343It was like some weird, creepy horror movie scene. I couldn’t find him, so I started slowing pulling my clothes apart to find him. ha!

So we’ve been calling him Chewie the last couple days since he basically looks like the son of Chewbacca. I’m still trying to decide how short to get his hair cut. I think it’s still too cold for his summer puppy cut. But a good trim up all over is definitely necessary at this point!

Next on my to-do list after his groom? Getting my own hair cut. I have split ends on top of split ends. It’s a problem.

Well I hope you have a wonderful evening. I’ll be spending it with my Jazzer ladies – can’t wait! See ya later!

Leftover Turkey

Hey there! How’s your day going? Mine’s like any other Monday….super duper (in a sarcastic voice). HA.

I really can’t complain. It was a good weekend of running, relaxing, and eating so I’m a happy camper. I also traded Jazzercise classes for today so I’m teaching at 6:45 tonight instead of my normal 5:40 AM. That’s always a nice surprise in my schedule. 🙂  I lose some of my evening at home, but I also get an extra hour of sleep. Gotta give a little to take a little!

Leftover Turkey

I told you all yesterday that I was trying to cook my first turkey breast on my own in my Crockpot. Well despite the issues with the lid not wanting to go down (the turkey was too big!), the turkey turned out wonderfully!

IMG_3232It was moist, delicious, and falling apart it was so tender. Yum!

IMG_3236Nick and I were pleasantly surprised! I was kind of full from snacking on some Superbowl goodies all day, so I had some turkey alongside some steamed veggies.

IMG_3237I was happy after my one plate, and Nick was too. But we now have loads of leftover turkey. I like leftovers…but meat is my least favorite thing to reheat. Nick may be taking cold turkey sandwiches to work for a while. 🙂

Superbowl Sunday

Did you guys have a good Superbowl Sunday? When I checked in yesterday, I was actually watching the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet while Nick was napping. Mac really enjoyed watching the puppies play and make some touchdowns! My favorite? The water bowl camera. Hilarious.

Other than the Puppy Bowl, we indulged in some typical football party food…

IMG_3222And it was insanely delicious. I never make things like this for us. Velveeta never enters my grocery cart. So this was our once a year treat for the ‘holiday.’ I took my Lactase pills, and they kept me happy for the most part. Velveeta + Rotel + chips? Complete and utter heaven. We also enjoyed some buffalo chicken wings mid-afternoon along with countless peanut butter cookies that I made on Saturday. Hence the reason I didn’t want much turkey for dinner!

Springfield also had a light dusting of snow cover the area on Sunday afternoon, so Mac and I decided to go for a walk to enjoy it.

IMG_3223 IMG_3229It was cold and windy, so I utilized my ear warmer + the 2 hoods I was rocking on my vest and jacket.

IMG_3226I look awesome, I know. 🙂  But I stayed warm! The snow ended after about an hour and didn’t amount to much. But now we have several inches in the forecast for tomorrow. It could make for an interesting commute to work. I may wake up a little early and take Mac for a jog around the block to survey the road conditions. Plus he’ll need the extra exercise if momma can’t make it home at lunch time. Oh Winter….when will you leave?!

Well I’m headed off shortly to spend a little time with Nick and Mac before class tonight. Maybe I’ll have some beautiful snow pics for you next time I check in. But fingers crossed that I don’t. 😉

Have a great evening!