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by Meghann on July 7, 2009

Time got away from me this evening. I just don’t know where it went!

I think it has to do with the fact I left work a little later then usual. I spent the majority of the day calling hotels for proposals for my work’s annual user group and before I knew it, it was 5:30! I think the event planning aspect of my job is my favorite part and any day I focus on that is much more exciting then any other. ๐Ÿ™‚

While making the calls I snacked on a single serving of Trader Joe’s Trail Mix.


When I made it home I attempted to clean my apartment, but was distracted by my overflowing google reader that is desperately needing to be read! I swear I could get lost in that google reader for hours!

When it came time for dinner I decided to take advantage of the Mozzarella, Basil and Tomato I had picked up yesterday.


I made a simple Caprese salad by mixing the combo with a light coating of EVOO and balsamic vinegar then adding it to a bed of spinach. the combo was amazingly refreshing and the perfect summer combo.  


On the side I had more sweet Cherries.


And 1/2 of a butterflied chicken breast that I grilled on the george foreman and topped with some mango dressing.


I found it amusing the chicken was a side dish to my caprese salad and not the star of the meal.

For dessert I finally had a chance to try Jenna’s Lavendar Blondie I had grabbed at her garage sale a couple of weeks ago and a piece of chocolate my bro had brought me back from Europe.


The Lavender blondie was amazing! The lavender flavor was very unique and brought a whole other element to the blondie.


Good job Jenna!

I have a few special topics I want to blog about, but they will have to wait until tomorrow. I am exhausted and am in need of some serious pillow time.

Good Night Everyone!!

1 smallchangesaddup July 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm

That salad looks great – so fresh and colorful! And I love the sound of the mango dressing too!

2 Meg July 7, 2009 at 9:26 pm

What an amazing salad and LOOK at those cherries!

3 roseyrebecca July 7, 2009 at 9:29 pm

That salad looks amazing! And so does the blondie! I need to make those soon! Where can I find lavender?

4 Casey @ Double Scooped July 7, 2009 at 9:33 pm

Caprese salad is my favoriteeeee. Have you ever tried Buffallo Mozzarella? Having it fresh is like eating heavennnn.

5 court2032 July 7, 2009 at 9:33 pm

umm I wish my meals looked that delish. yum!

6 Brandi July 7, 2009 at 9:50 pm

nice dinner! i love tom/basil/mozz together. it’s so good, it doesn’t need anything else!

that blondie sounds so good!

7 Becca July 7, 2009 at 10:12 pm

Mmm, caprese salad is a perfect summer dinner. Yours looks especially good. Especially with the cherries on the side – yum yum!

8 Rachel July 7, 2009 at 10:18 pm

I loooooove caprese salad. I’ve never made one with the freshest of the fresh ingredients; I’d like to try that. Gotta love simple dinners!

9 Sarah July 7, 2009 at 10:18 pm

Mmmm, that mango sauce looks yummy. Caprese salad is one of my summer favorites ๐Ÿ™‚

10 biz319 July 7, 2009 at 10:21 pm

Sleep tight! Um, this may sound like a dumb question, but what is google reader?

Yes, I am old and don’t know any better!

11 melruns July 7, 2009 at 10:22 pm

I have a friend who puts lavendar oil on her pillows; it’s a pretty neat trick and impresses company. Thought I’d share ๐Ÿ™‚

12 Julia July 7, 2009 at 10:23 pm

That blondie looks so good! And that chicken with the mango sauce sounds amazing!
What a great day of eats!

13 JB July 7, 2009 at 10:28 pm

oh my god this is so weird. the chocolate that your brother brought back for you from europe…my neighbor JUST brought my mom a box of those back from germany! what a funny coincidence.


14 Hallie July 7, 2009 at 10:34 pm

Yum, mango sauce! I love sweet dressings served with spinach to cut the bitterness ๐Ÿ™‚

15 Mrs. Myers @ Eat Move Write July 7, 2009 at 10:45 pm

Wow. You kept that blondie all this time. I would have demolished it immediately.

16 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) July 7, 2009 at 10:59 pm

Mmmm, yummy salad! And that blondie looks so good!

17 Christina July 7, 2009 at 11:47 pm

That lavender blondie looks and sounds delicious!

18 Lynn (The Actors Diet) July 7, 2009 at 11:53 pm

Interesting….lavender in a blondie? Creative!

19 Danielle C. July 8, 2009 at 12:26 am

Yum, I love Caprese salad…and lavender in a blondie sounds amazing. ๐Ÿ™‚

20 Matt July 8, 2009 at 6:37 am

Mmm the perfect summer salad!

21 Whit July 8, 2009 at 9:19 am

That darn google reader. Gets me every time!

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