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Can't Keep Me Inside

by Meghann on March 15, 2009

Today has been as every Sunday should be…. all about food, family, and fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

I woke up this morning to a beautiful crystal clear sky in sunny central Florida. I took full advantage of the sunny weather and through on my running shoes for a wonderful relaxing 5.5 mile run.

I developed a bit of a headache around mile 2 that did deter my run for a while, but I managed to push the pain out of my head and finish solid at an average of 9 minutes per mile.

After the run and shower, Derek and I decided to go to my favorite Orlando breakfast hot spot… First Watch.


I started with a hot mug of Mint Medey Tea. It tasted a little peppery to me for some reason.

And for my meal I ordered the Joaquin Yahoo.


I made my ordered a little complicated for the waitress by asking for egg whites, no sour cream, fruit instead of potatoes and a dry english muffin.


I ate and enjoyed every delish bite and even stole a few bites of Derek’s potatoes.

After breakfast we picked abbie up and headed to the local Farmer’s Market.


The farmer’s market had grown quite a bit since I was there last January. We are officially in full Farer’s Market Season.

There was so many fresh, yummy fruit and vegetables as far as the eye could see.


I definitely did some damage filling up my bags with goodies.


And please just assume anytime I walked by a sample of some sort I immediately tried and enjoyed it.


(the bread was just one of like 10…lol)

I enjoyed a $1 Unsweet Tea with Lemon with my samples.


At the Farmer’s Market we met up with my Parent’s, Sister, her boyfriend and the family boxer, Scooby.


Abbie had a blast at the farmer’s market. She made sure to clean up after everyone’s droppings.


And was able to score some high class treatment at the water fountain.


My SIs and I enjoying the day.


After the Farmer’s Market we headed to our favorite dog park where Abbie and Scooby had a great time splashing in the lake and rolling around in the dark. I would like to point out that Abbie was the only dog in the park who started out white and was completely black by the end! ๐Ÿ™‚


Could this place be anymore beauitful?!?!


And just because I thought this was a cute picture. ๐Ÿ™‚


Then for the second day in a row we decided to take a stroll around Baldwin Park.


We ate at the cutest Irish bar, that was right on the water called Paddy Murphys. The place was very spirited due t the just around the corner celebration of St. Pattys Day.


Abbie enjoyed her second time out and about in a row.


I ordered the Cobb Salad with no bacon bits and honey mustard vinegarette on the side.


Since everything on the menu had corn beef in it, the Cobb Salad was no different. It was an interesting twist that I very much enjoyed. I ate about 75% of this salad and relished every yummy bite.

My Sister and I also split an order of Sweet Potato Fries.


I mean how can you resist Sweet Potato Fries on the menu?

After lunch my Sister bought a brand new helmet to keep her safe when she decides to hop back on her bike.


This has been an amazing weekend. I am so thankful to live in such a wonderful climate where I could spend about 75% of my weekend outside. Luckily there’s still some daylight left so I am going to see how much more trouble I can get myself into outside! ๐Ÿ™‚

On a closing note…Abbie wanted to say hi!


1 Mica March 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Love Abbie! Meghann–you look so beautiful and sunny Florida-fresh in these pictures! What a fun day!

2 FoodsThatFit March 15, 2009 at 3:13 pm

I love Farmer’s Markets! I cannot wait until it gets warm enough here that they start them up for the spring!

I am caught off guard every time I read your dogs name, the same as mine!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

3 Julie March 15, 2009 at 3:22 pm

Looks like a fun day! You parents seem so fun, you really seem to enjoy their company! I love that – I feel like that’s rare nowadays.

4 Melissa March 15, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Can I just tell you HOW JEALOUS I am?!? The farmer’s market, the gorgeous weather, the great food…….ah……. I think I need to come to Florida to visit ๐Ÿ™‚

5 Justy2003 March 15, 2009 at 3:30 pm

What a fun day!
I love First Watch…they had one where I lived in Ohio, but sadly there are none in Texas. EVERY TIME I would get the fresh fruit crepes…mmmmmm my favorite! I recommend those at some point! ๐Ÿ™‚

6 kristi March 15, 2009 at 3:32 pm

Great pics! I love Abbie!!

7 Meg March 15, 2009 at 4:00 pm

That picture of you and Derek is adorable!! I love the one of Abbie at the end too!

Looks like you had a fantastic weekend!

8 Erin March 15, 2009 at 4:11 pm

What a beautiful day! I am totally jealous of your Florida weather. It’s cold and rainy here again!

9 Summer Slim March 15, 2009 at 4:19 pm

i am so jealous of that farmer’s market! i can’t wait for ours to start when it finally gets warm in new york!

10 Bec March 15, 2009 at 5:23 pm

What a great weekend ๐Ÿ™‚ I agree when its nice outside, you shouldn’t waste time indoors!

11 VeggieGirl March 15, 2009 at 5:31 pm

“Today has been as every Sunday should beโ€ฆ. all about food, family, and fun.”


Love Abbie and the SWEET POTATO FRIES!!

12 kirsten March 15, 2009 at 5:35 pm

congrats on the tri !! ๐Ÿ™‚ that picture of you and derek is really cute !

13 ksgoodeats March 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm

Hi Abbie ๐Ÿ™‚ That looks like one seriously fantastic Sunday! I can’t wait for the farmer’s market to finally open again!!

Cute picture of you and Derek ๐Ÿ˜‰

14 Nicole March 15, 2009 at 5:52 pm

Wow, it looks like a fabulous day ๐Ÿ˜€ I am jealous of your lovely weather!

15 redheadyellowdog March 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm

so lovely! and you’re can’t resist sweet potato fries. And I don’t think you should even try to ๐Ÿ™‚

16 marafaye March 15, 2009 at 6:03 pm

What a great looking day!!! Jealous of the Farmers Market!!!!!!!

17 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) March 15, 2009 at 6:32 pm

What a fabulous day you had!!! So glad your day was great. Have a lovely evening.

18 Chritine March 15, 2009 at 6:39 pm

You are so lucky you live in nice weather! Sooo jealous! What a wonderful Sunday ๐Ÿ™‚

19 Elina March 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm

What a beautiful day! Glad you’re enjoying it with your family!! (And Abbie is the cutest!) ๐Ÿ™‚

20 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) March 15, 2009 at 7:11 pm

I had corned beef on a cobb salad too! And Abbie is so adorable!

21 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) March 15, 2009 at 7:11 pm

I had corned beef on a cobb salad too! And Abbie is so adorable!

22 Allison March 15, 2009 at 7:48 pm

I heart Abbie! Looks like a fantastic day!

23 HangryPants March 15, 2009 at 8:05 pm

What a great weekend. Looks like summer is in full swing in Orlando. I can’t wait for my first Farmer’s Market of the season!!!!

24 Sharon March 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm

What an awesome weekend at the Farmers’ Market. Abbie is too cute!

25 Lindsey (Mrs. LC) March 15, 2009 at 8:24 pm

I hit up the Farmer’s Market yesterday too – amazing!

And cute pic of you and Derek. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Forgive me for asking (delete comment if you don’t want to answer), but are y’all an “item”? ๐Ÿ™‚

26 Sarah March 15, 2009 at 8:55 pm

another perfect day! your posts get me excited for summer ๐Ÿ™‚

love the pics of you and the fam. so great that you’re able to spend all this time with them!

27 Run Saraaah March 15, 2009 at 9:36 pm

Abbie is so cute! It’s neat how dog-friendly that area seems to be…I wish more places around here were like that!

28 erinbee March 15, 2009 at 11:08 pm

that goshdarn dog gets me every time.

29 Annie March 15, 2009 at 11:15 pm

Looks like you had a nice and yummy Sunday! Love the pics. ๐Ÿ™‚

30 jesslikesithot March 16, 2009 at 1:00 am

hahahah this week everyone is reppin’ their adorable puppies on their blogs, I love it!! abbie is so cute, she must be fun to have tag along with ya!

31 Sarah W. March 16, 2009 at 7:55 am

lucky you!!! its been rainy and FREEZING all weekend here! i need to move to FL!

32 ttfn300 March 17, 2009 at 3:43 pm

GREAT weekend!! so jealous ๐Ÿ™‚ great pic of abbie, too!!

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