Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Not a Light Packer

by Meghann on November 4, 2009

Its official – packing light for a weekend is impossible!

Exhibit A:


That is the original pile of everything from my closet that I wanted to bring with me to San Francisco. A bit much, wouldn’t you say?

Exhibit B:


I then tried every outfit on I wanted to pack and coordinated them with shoes and accessories.

Exhibit C:


My FULL suitcase packed with clothes and shoes thus far – still missing toiletries and hair supplies.

I know its only a three day trip, but with 2 outfit changes per day PLUS running clothes PLUS shoes it really adds up. Good thing I had already planned to check my bag.

I need to learn how to be a light packer, if I would just working with a carry on I’m not sure what I would have done. lol

Are you a light packer? How do you do it? Teach me your ways! lol

I may be awful at packing clothes for a weekend away, but I am excellent at packing snacks for my work day. My afternoon snack was particularly tasty today.


A brown rice cake topped with barney butter and 1/2 a pear.

Carbs + Protein + Sugars = Perfection. Yum!

It was another lazy dinner, but this time at least the oven was involved.


I started by roasting Butternut Squash and Brussel Sprouts in the oven at 420 for 15 minutes.


While the veggies were roasting in the oven I heated up a dozen Scallops with a bottled curry sauce on the stove top, as well as a 1/4 cup of Whole Wheat Cous Cous.

I piled everything on top of each other and feasted on my delicious hot meal.


For dessert I was craving chocolate – Amanda’s Brownie did the trick.


I love how freezer friendly her brownies are. This still tasted amazing. 🙂

Now if you will excuse me, my suit case awaits! I still have to pack the rest of my chargers and running gear.

In the mean time don’t forget to get your daily votes in for the Sam-e Good Mood Blogger! Only a few more days. 🙂

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