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I Love my Job

by Meghann on April 22, 2011

Whoa! Time flies when you’re having fun!

I just spent the whole morning photographing food for my latest client’s (Cool Mo’s Coffee) Facebook page. It was 2.5 hours of hot dogs, sandwiches, donuts, muffins, fun drinks, and good conversation. I Love My Job! πŸ™‚

Here’s a sneak peek of a few of my (unedited) favorites.

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Do I have you craving Cool Mo’s yet? πŸ˜‰

When I first arrived at 11:00 this morning JB hooked me up with a Peanut Butter Iced Latte.

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I know I’m suppose to be cutting back on the fancy coffee drinks, but when I discovered the peanut butter latte was made with actual peanut butter that was stirred directly into the espresso I knew I had to try it.

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Real Peanut Butter? Whole Milk? Chocolate syrup? There is nothing low calorie about this drink, but –oh boy – it was good. Like a liquid Reeses Peanut Butter Cup. πŸ™‚ Yum. Yum. Yum.

The hearty oatmeal waffle I had for breakfast was very filling. We had tons of left over food during the shoot, but I wasn’t hungry at all. Luckily we had a group of teenage boys who had no problem making sure the food didn’t go to waste.

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It got to the point where they were the ones suggesting things of the menu simply because they wanted to try it themselves. πŸ™‚

I did have half of a beignet. You know, to see what all the fuss was about.

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They were tasty. πŸ™‚

I left Cool Mo’s around 2:00 and made a special delivery to Derek’s office to deliver half of a Cuban Sandwich. Poor guy was having a rough day, he needed the pick me up. πŸ™‚

Finally around 3:30 I sat down for lunch.

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All the sugar this morning had me craving greens like WHOA. I ended up making a kale salad (massaged with EVOO, salt, and vinegar) with carrot, green beans, olives, raisins, and Gardien ‘chick’n’ tenders.

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Just what I needed.

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It’s been a good day. I’m ready for the weekend now. I hope it’s ready for me! πŸ™‚

1 Pam (pamcakes and eggs) April 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm

I’m making my first massaged kale salad for Easter brunch! My family is definitely going to question it…
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2 Silvina April 22, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Cool job indeed! Now I’m hungry… πŸ™‚

3 Kelly @ Laughter, Strength, and Food April 22, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Love the pics! What a cool job…I’m sure it doesn’t even feel like work! πŸ™‚

4 Krissy @ Shiawase Life April 22, 2011 at 4:41 pm

OMG I want a PB Latte NOW!!!!!

5 Holly @ The Runny Egg April 22, 2011 at 4:41 pm

You do have a fun job! And that drink sounds incredible rich — whole milk and real PB? Yikes.
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6 Kacy April 22, 2011 at 4:44 pm

That latte sounds fabulous! I would have had to order one also!!
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7 Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life April 22, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Liquid Reese’s PB Cup?? Sign me UP! πŸ˜‰
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8 Chelsea April 22, 2011 at 5:04 pm

I have never eaten a beignet. I would love to try and make them! How fun to get to photograph foods!
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9 Kierstan @ Life {and running} in Iowa April 22, 2011 at 5:07 pm

Hmmm…makes me wonder if adding some PB into my morning coffee would be good…? Maybe a little splash of almond milk and I could call it a PB latte?

You do have such a fun job – way to go!

10 Kaitlyn @ 7 Plates April 22, 2011 at 5:10 pm

What an awesome job.. Sounds like so much fun. I hope to one day get my dream job too! πŸ™‚
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11 Flo (Coconut Chronicles) April 22, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Oh my gosh. Peanut butter iced latte?! I NEED one of those NOW!!!
Oh, and great photos, by the way πŸ˜‰
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12 Marie April 22, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Yay! Slanty “artsy” photos!

13 Jenny @ Fitness Health and Food April 22, 2011 at 5:13 pm

I can see why you love your client!

Blogging is such a wonderful job! πŸ™‚

14 RunEatRepeat April 22, 2011 at 5:20 pm

Ben’s having a rough day too, we should all go out for drinks.
Wait. We live in Socal. Boo πŸ™
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15 Kaitlin April 22, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Looks so great! Glad you’re having fun. Happy Friday!
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16 Kaitlin April 22, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Looks so great! Glad you’re having fun. Happy Friday!
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17 Biz April 22, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Hope you have a great weekend Meghann! πŸ˜€

18 Sana April 22, 2011 at 5:42 pm

I did a foodie photoshoot last week it was too much fun!!
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19 Bria April 22, 2011 at 5:42 pm

Yu-hummm that PB latte looks phenomenal. Great shots!
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20 Shannon April 22, 2011 at 6:20 pm

Awesome pictures! I am getting hungry just looking at them!

21 sarah April 22, 2011 at 6:28 pm

Peanut butter? Coffee?? Yes please! That looks delicious

22 Ashley April 22, 2011 at 7:48 pm

What a great job! You definitely have your own style when photographing food.

23 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) April 22, 2011 at 9:04 pm

I would have devoured all those treats! I am definitely craving a donut now πŸ™‚
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24 Miranda @ Working Mom Works Out April 22, 2011 at 9:21 pm

Peanut Butter and Coffee?? I’m in love and might have a substance abuse problem once introduced.

25 Alaina April 22, 2011 at 9:37 pm

What a fun job! Those pictures are making me crave donuts now. πŸ™‚
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26 Lauren April 23, 2011 at 1:52 am

Beautiful pics! So glad you are following your passion and working for yourself. It is so inspiring. I love that you went to FSU too. I live on the west coast now but often miss my fun Tally days.
Off to eat a donut πŸ™‚

27 clare @ livingspreethegoodlife.wordpress.com April 23, 2011 at 4:24 pm

MMMM pb iced coffee? Amazeballs

28 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife April 23, 2011 at 7:20 pm

what a cool job you have:)

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