Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Big Reveal

by Meghann on June 10, 2009

Boy, did I have an experience getting my hair cut today!

To save some $$ I decided to get my hair cut at the local Aveda School. I mean how can you beat $36 for highlights and $12 for a haircut? Don’t worry I have had my cut there before and have nothing but good things to say about the results. It’s getting to the results that are a challenge.

The highlights took longer then normal due to the foil newbies and my super thick hair. And when it came time for the haircut I believe the girl was afraid to cut it as short as I wanted. She started at one level and then I had to keep telling her to go shorter. Finally her instructor just came over and cut my hair for her.

So 4 hours later I emerged with a haircut I was very happy with and a smile on my face


What do you think? I love it!!


I’m awful at taking self portraits, but I did attempt to get a picture of the back as well.



You kind of get the idea. ๐Ÿ™‚

Backing up to earlier in the day. I snacked on a pack of Annie Bunny Fruit Snacks mid morning.


The whole morning I was looking forward to the wonderful lunch I had packed the night before.


This was seriously one of those meals that when I finished I kept repeating how great it was to myself.

I had left over Yuca.


Carrots with Almond Butter


An Apple that I also dipped in the almond butter.


And the last piece of Raw Goat Milk Cheese to round the meal out.


I always find the randomly paired meals are usually the best. ๐Ÿ™‚

Though my lunch did fill me up, by the time I made it home after my extra-long hair appointment I was STARVING. I made the big mistake of going to the appointment snack free.

As soon as I took Abbie out, I got to work in the kitchen throwing together an easy peezy colorful stir fry.


In a wok I added

  • Sesame Oil
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Green Beans
  • Red Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Eggplant
  • Pineapple
  • Tempeh
  • Mushroom

I then coated it with this sauce I had picked up at Trader Joes in San Diego.


This curry sauce had the perfect level of spiciness to it and really did a great job of bringing the whole meal together.


Every vegetable I added to this dish was fresh, the only item that was packaged was the tempeh. I loved how colorful and refreshing this dish came out. It was a perfect, healthy stir fry.

1/2 of one of Amanda’s Peanut Butter Trail Mix Blondies was patiently waiting for me for dessert. ๐Ÿ™‚


Now I’m off to go stare in a mirror and play with my new haircut. ๐Ÿ™‚

Good Night!!

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