Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Out With The Old, In With The New

by Meghann on August 25, 2010

I was on a mission this evening – a mission to find the perfect laptop bag.

As much as I love my Vera Bradley print, the bag itself has deemed itself impractical.


It’s small, doesn’t hold much besides a laptop (making it a waste of a carry on on a plane), and – let’s face it – the bag has seen better days.


Maddie’s handiwork.


I hit my favorite store in the whole wide world (Target – yippee!!!) and narrowed it down to two lovely ‘weekend bags.’


Thanks to some help from my twitter friends (why shop alone when you can shop with a couple thousand of your closest virtual friends?) I came home with this beauty.


Stylish and practical, right?


The bag has plenty of room for all my chargers, lunch, books, and any other entertainment I may require. Sweet. 🙂

I was also on a mission for a new camera bag, but had no luck in that department. Anyone know where I can find a reasonably priced camera bag that can double as a purse in NYC next week? Anyone?!?!

This afternoon I drank this…


While eating this…


Remember that OIAJ I ‘cheated’ on? I told you that PB would go to good use in the end. 😉

I was quite pleased with how my dinner came out tonight.



I started by roasting brussel sprouts, parsnips, onion, and okra for 15 minutes at 425 degrees, then added some seitan in the last 5 minutes. The veggies became the base and were topped with red quinoa, the seitan, and a Honey Mustard bbq sauce made up of equal parts barbeque sauce, honey mustard, olive oil, and vinegar.

‘Twas delicious.


I really loved the sweetness my homemade sauce gave to the dish. It brought everything together with a subtle smoky, honey touch.


For dessert I had a small serving of vanilla ice cream with a tiny spoonful of Dark Chocolate Dreams Peanut Butter.


Dark Chocolate Dreams Peanut Butter > Hot Fudge

I think I’m going to check Etsy out for a camera bag. Hopefully I can find one that won’t break the bank.

*fingers crossed*

Good Night

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