Sunday, October 17, 2010

Go Bucs!

by Meghann on October 17, 2010

Are you ready for some Football?

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Great weather. Great seats. Great company.

What more could a girl ask for?

Well… maybe a win, but is that really what’s important here? Pshhh… no! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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It really was a BEAUTIFUL day for a football game. We’ve been experiencing some cooler temps in Florida lately and the light breeze did a wonderful job of counteracting the hot sun. Yes, I did sweat, but it could have been worse. Way worse. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Before the game Derek and I picked up lunch to go at Whole Foods. Picking up lunch in advance saved us some $$ and belly aches in the stadium.

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We were going to go easy with subs, but the Pizza slices were on sale for $1.99! That’s a bargain! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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I selected a slice of the Gruyere, Ham, and Apple (very rich, but very tasty) and made a small salad from the salad bar to go with it.

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Yum!

And when I say lunch on the go, I literally mean lunch on the go. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Off to the stadium we went!

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Like my new jersey? Derek was proudly exclaiming how I now own both a Tampa Bay Rays shirt and a Bucs Jersey. Not to mention all the FSU gear. Apparently my wardrobe has never been sexier. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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We had awesome seats in the lower lever. Want to know the biggest different between college games and pro games? Comfy seats!

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These seats had backs AND cup holders on the back of the seat in front of you. Luxury. These seats were luxury I say. ๐Ÿ™‚

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During halftime I had a Honeycrisp Apple.

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I gave Derek a few bites and I think he has officially jumped onto the HoneyCrisp bandwagon. He declared it one of the best apples he had ever sunk his teeth into. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Sadly, we did not win. Final score 31 – 6. Ouch.

The game was quick and before i knew it I was on my way back home…

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And making dinner in my own kitchen.

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Spaghetti Squash with bulked up marinara sauce.

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I bulked up about 1/2 a cup of jarred marinara sauce with kale, mushrooms, meatless meatballs, orange pepper, onions, and blue cheese. Nothing fancy, just wanted to give the sauce some extra flava and nutrients.

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The best part was the left over Dill Bread on the side. I forgot how good it was. Well seasoned with a lovely cheesey taste. yum!

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Dessert…

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Oh yea… it’s back. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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You’d think I would be sick of pumpkin by now, but… I’m not. So not. Pumpkin forever! ๐Ÿ˜‰

p.s. sorry if you are sick of reading about pumpkin. Please don’t go. I promise to take it down a notch. Promise!

CONGRATS to all the new marathoners out there today!!! I can’t wait to play catch up with my google reader and twitter to read all the recaps!

Good night!

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