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A Restful Saturday

by Meghann on March 7, 2009

What a beautiful Saturday in good ole sunny Central Florida.

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The temp hovered around 80 and the sun was shining bright. It made it hard to stay inside at all!

Hence why when my Sister and I went to Whole Foods for lunch we had to sit outside and soak in the sun.

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I grabbed my normal assortment of salads that I will never be able to remember all the combinations. It all ends up together on the fork anyways. πŸ™‚ It was good!

After lunch we wandered around Whole Food picking up odds and ends and randomly I ran into Ryan from Chase Daylight and her boyfriend Even They just happened to have stopped at Whole Foods on their way to Melbourne and it was just a coincidence we were there at the same time. Small world!

And it only got smaller on our next stop when my Sister and I decided to hit up the running expo at Disney Wide World of Sports and spotted Gina and her fam in the parking lot. Two blogger spottings in less then an hour! Random stuff, right?

So yes, my Sis has never been to a running expo before so I took her to the Disney Princess Half Marathon Expo.

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I was sadly disappointed by the expo as it was smaller then my previous Disney experience. Even though I am in no condition to run another half marathon seeing all of the pumped runners, I was a little jealous I wasn’t running in the morning. Oh well.

After the expo I came home to a wonderful fruity snack of Mango, Kiwi, Vanilla Chobani, and Pecan Praline Granola.

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Yum!

And of course I had to enjoy the weather by taking Abbie for a walk around our favorite lake, even though she would not sit still for a decent picture!

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My original dinner plans consisted of meeting up with my parents for something fabulous. However, my parents caught the stomach flu and are in no condition of coming in contact with the outside world.. especially myself who can not afford to get sick!

So instead of dinner out I went with dinner in and resorted to some yummy left overs from last night.

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I had the leftover Tomato Flatbread.

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And I was thankful my Sister had accidentally forgot her left over Winter Vegetables in the fridge, I heated those up with some saur kraut then made a salad with the over Spinach.

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It was a great, quick and easy dinner that was perfect for a Saturday night in.

To top off the perfect Saturday I gave in to major Ice Cream craving I’ve been having lately and had bought some Edy’s Slow Churned Samoas Ice Cream.

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I had a small bowl and t was delish! Though I was a tiny bit disappointed by the lack of huge chunks of cookie I was expecting.

Now its time to watch TV with my hot date… Abbie. She’s already happily curled up on my side. I’ hoping to practice a ‘brick’ run tomorrow morning. Wish me luck!!

And don’t forget to set your clocks an hour forward before you go to bed tonight!

1 Run Saraaah March 7, 2009 at 9:01 pm

That mango looks divine…we haven’t had great quality ones in our markets here yet πŸ™ I have a ‘date’ with my dog Captain tonight…aren’t dogs the best company?

2 snackface March 7, 2009 at 9:03 pm

Looks like a super saturday! Haha, whoah, cheeseball. Anyway, I felt the exact same way about the Samoa’s ice cream! Thin mint is so much better- it tastes like a thin mint with every bite! Aw have a good night in with the pup!

3 Marissa March 7, 2009 at 9:24 pm

My little brother has the stomach flu. It must be going around πŸ™

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4 Erin March 7, 2009 at 9:49 pm

Wow Samoa’s ice cream? That is the most amazing concept ever.

5 Emily March 7, 2009 at 9:58 pm

Totally craved icecream today, too…must be the fantastically warm weather!

6 Amelia March 7, 2009 at 10:07 pm

Sounds like a great Saturday! I cannot wait to see what a race expo is all about when I do my half in April! πŸ™‚

7 Sophia March 7, 2009 at 11:03 pm

aaww, sucks that your parents had the stomach flu! hope they are better?
wow, WF foods are the best, aren’t they? pricey, though!
I’m really craving mango now…

8 biz319 March 7, 2009 at 11:14 pm

I can never get my dog to sit still for many pictures either!

Love the addition of sauerkraut – I love it so much I can eat it out of the can!

Hope the rents feel better soon!

9 Mica March 7, 2009 at 11:56 pm

Ahhh, that ice cream looks amaaaazing! Samoas are my favorite!

10 Sharon March 8, 2009 at 12:01 am

Oh my gosh, scrumptious!!!!

11 bobbi March 8, 2009 at 12:36 am

WTF!!! TIME CHANGE!!! lol I am so glad I just read your blog:)

12 Melissa S. March 8, 2009 at 5:14 am

what a great saturday! so restful! i wish mine had been like that!

13 Lauren March 8, 2009 at 6:47 am

I love the Whole Foods Salad bar – so many delectable choices!

Cute dog πŸ™‚

14 VeggieGirl March 8, 2009 at 7:08 am

Lovely scenery, delicious food (Whole Foods!! My second home!!), cute Abbie… perfection!!

15 Beadie March 8, 2009 at 8:10 am

Yes, small world indeed.

have fun at the concert tonight!

16 ksgoodeats March 8, 2009 at 8:46 am

Abbie!! Such a little cutie pie!

17 Shelby March 8, 2009 at 8:52 am

That first picture is killing me! I wish I could be there right now!

18 marafaye March 8, 2009 at 9:13 am

Im so beyond jealous of your weather… it’s 40 and POURING here!

19 kristi March 8, 2009 at 9:51 am

While you were outside enjoying that sunny 80* weather, we had severe thunderstorms in my area. LOL

Have a good run in the morning!

20 gina (fitnessista) March 8, 2009 at 11:00 am

hey!
i’m so glad i got to see you for a second yesterday! i looked for you at the race today but since there were a MILLION people there, i didn’t see you πŸ™ hope you had fun– it was amazing!
have a happy saturday! <3

21 Leah March 8, 2009 at 11:32 am

Looks like an amazing Saturday!!! Lucky you for beautiful weather and great eats…. oh and a hot date! πŸ˜‰
Abbie is adorable!

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22 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) March 8, 2009 at 12:18 pm

I love getting random mixes of salad at Whole Foods. Makes my day!

Crazy that you ran into 2 bloggers in one day!

23 Lora March 8, 2009 at 1:09 pm

samoas ice cream as in girl scout cookies? i got the thin mint and was a bit disappointed by the lack of cookies in it too πŸ™ jealous u r in sunny weather and enjoying the bike riding and swimming! oh and good job on the swim…when i did swim team our practices were 3000 meters long so i understand what you mean about a never ending swim lol

24 Danielle March 8, 2009 at 5:54 pm

Looks like beautiful weather down there in fl.
I love love love getting Whole Foods salads, glad you had a restful day, you deserve it after yesterday!

25 Diana (Soap & Chocolate) March 8, 2009 at 10:06 pm

Um, I’m not even a runner and even I am jealous of anyone who ran that Disney Princess marathon, haha! πŸ™‚ I’m SUCH a girl.

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