Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Lights, Camera, Walk

by Meghann on December 20, 2011

‘Tis the season for lights!

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This evening I met up with my new friend Sarah to gawk over the elegant Christmas decorations that are currently on display in my maybe-someday-if-I-win-the-lottery future neighborhood home of South Tampa.

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Can I move here now? Not only are the homes beautiful and everything I could ever hope for in a future home, but the neighborhood is so festive and oozing with holiday cheer this time of year.

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We covered about two miles as we twisted and turned through the streets of South Tampa. Not bad for an evening of sight seeing.

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Gorgeous!

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Strolling through the holiday lights was the perfect way to spend the evening with a friend. We snuck in some great exercise, saw some pretty sights, and got to enjoy each other’s company at the same time. :)

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Do you put up lights for the holidays?

My parents’ go out every year! One day, when I have a house, I’d love to put lights up! For now, a festive wreath on the door will have to do. :)

Since I was meeting Sarah in the Hyde Park area, I decided to sneak down early to get some work done at Sophie’s Cafe.

I ordered my new favorite drink (non-fat latte) and took advantage of the free wifi until my laptop ran out of battery juice.

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I snacked on an apple around 4:00ish

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And had the last of a bag of trail mix on my way home.

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I met Derek for some last minute Christmas shopping at Target after the lights, so by the time we made it home, it was late and we were both STARVING. I whipped up a very quick meal using what ever I could get my hands on in the fridge.

Starting with some rutabaga that I cubed and added to a hot pan with some olive oil.

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Then some carrots, onion, and seasoning.

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Once the veggies were soft, in went the cherry tomatoes, spinach, and the last of last night’s turkey breast.

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I finished it all by adding 6 eggs and doing a scramble.

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Done.

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I topped mine with some plain greek yogurt and salsa.

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For dessert, an attune chocolate bar.

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Off to wrap the last of the present stash.

Good night!

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