Sunday, January 2, 2011

Time to Re-Set the Alarm

by Meghann on January 2, 2011

Ouch. That’s painful.


I have to be up again in 9 hours and 16 minutes? Not cool.

At least I was able to take full advantage of my last free day by doing absolutely nothing. Well, there was the quick trip to the grocery store, but that’s it. Otherwise I promise I was a complete couch potato. ๐Ÿ˜‰

When lunch time rolled around we were in the middle of Publix and the idea of a Publix sub was very appealing. However, the idea of building my own sub sounded even more appealing (and economical).


I grabbed a roll from the bakery and stuffed it full of hummus, cheese, cucumber, snap peas, olives, tomatoes, mushrooms, and honey mustard when I got home.


The snap peas and honey mustard dressing were a nice touch. The best part about building your own sub at home is selecting things you wouldn’t normally find at a deli sub bar (like the snap peas and honey mustard ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). Next time you build a sub, add snap peas – they add a nice sweet crunch to each bite.


On the side I had some random pretzels from my cabinet. Usually, I’m not a fan, but they sounded right today for some reason.



Derek and I split a cookie for dessert.


I’m almost ashamed to admit it, but it took me over 2 hours to build my 2011 calendar using iPhoto this afternoon.

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My Mom and Derek’s calendars were easy! My Mom’s contained nothing but family photos and Derek’s was just the two of us. But, for mine – I had everything! I went through all of my 2011 photos, narrowed it down to 500 and then filtered even further from there.

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I LOVE building calendars in iPhoto! It’s so easy and they always look so professional when they’re printed! I can’t wait for mine to arrive. It won’t feel quite like 2011 until it’s here and hanging on the wall. ๐Ÿ™‚

I had an apple while working on the calendar.


Derek is in town one last night and requested pizza for dinner.


Mmmm… ๐Ÿ™‚

We started with some Publix bakery crust (which was being a pain in the butt tonight for some reason).






Mushrooms, Radishes, Asparagus, Chicken Sausage, Garlic, Kale, Blue Cheese, and Cheddar


Bam! Pizza!



I had a quarter of the pizza


And a little arugula salad with raisins and sunflower seeds on the side.


A small serving of Eggnog ice Cream with strawberries for dessert


I feel like 2011 REALLY starts tomorrow. Back to work and back to life!

Let the fun begin! ๐Ÿ™‚

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The End of Staycation

January 2, 2011

Good Morning! It’s Sunday, January 2, 2011, which means it’s officially the last day of my New Years stay-cation. Sad face. ๐Ÿ™ Tomorrow I return to the ‘real world’ of 8 hour work days and 5 day work weeks. I’m beginning to see why January is the most depressing time of the year. The next more ยป

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