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Gossip Girl Tonight!

by Meghann on April 18, 2011

Gossip Girl is new tonight! Gossip Girl is new tonight!!!


So. Excited. Must. Blog. Then. Watch. πŸ˜‰

Afternoon Snack:

Puffins + Almonds + Peanuts + Dried Apricots




Split Pea Soup with carrots, onions, and smoked pork shoulder that has been simmering since 2:00. Loved!


The trick to good split pea soup is to boil it really hard at the beginning, then letting it simmer until you’re ready to eat. The pork shoulder was a random (cheap) find from Publix that I thought would work really well in the soup. I just dropped the pork in at the beginning and by the time we were ready to eat the meat was falling off the bone.


Corn muffins are a must with split pea soup. I baked a batch fresh using this recipe. It was a simple recipe that yielded a very sweet corn muffin.


Next time I would halve the sugar, but Derek told me he wouldn’t change a thing.



Breyers was BOGO at Publix this week.


FYI: The Coffee Fudge Ice Cream is A.MA.ZING. Especially with a tiny sprinkle of granola for a little crunch.

Time for Gossip Girl! Yay!

But, if you would rather discuss poop and running then feel free to check out my latest post on Attune instead.

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You know you wanna. πŸ˜‰

Good Night!!


1 River April 18, 2011 at 8:37 pm

That ice cream looks amazing. You always have interesting flavours!

Enjoy Gossip Girl πŸ™‚
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2 Miranda @ Working Mom Works Out April 18, 2011 at 8:41 pm

Hmm, I’ll opt for Gossip Girl.

And I’m not a fan of sweet corn bread/muffins either.
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3 Kath April 18, 2011 at 8:42 pm

GOSSIP GIRLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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4 Cate April 18, 2011 at 8:44 pm

It has been FOREVER since there was a new episode on. Yay for it being back tonight! That show is addictive! πŸ™‚
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5 Holly @ The Runny Egg April 18, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Loved the poop article!

Corn muffins + split pea soup is amazing. And followed by ice cream is even better!
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6 Kristy @ KristyRuns April 18, 2011 at 8:46 pm

That dinner looks great! I haven’t had a corn muffin in forever! Don’t hate me: I’ve never seen Gossip Girl. I also don’t have tv.

7 erica April 18, 2011 at 8:52 pm

gossip girl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i hope my dvr is set!!!
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8 Jenny @ Fitness Health and Food April 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm

ohh that pea soup with the smoked pork + corn muffins looks soo delish!

have fun watching gossip girl! I sooo miss cable sometimes… πŸ™

9 Stacey (The Home-Cooked Vegan) April 18, 2011 at 9:09 pm

Mmmmm corn muffins πŸ˜€ Note to self: make cornbread this week! Hehe

Enjoy your Gossip Girl! I love TV indulgences πŸ™‚
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10 Rachel @ The Perseverance Diaries April 18, 2011 at 9:12 pm

Currently watching Gossip Girl πŸ™‚

Holy moly that soup looks sooo good. I need to make dinner still and I wish that was mine!
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11 Kacy April 18, 2011 at 9:19 pm

I love Breyer’s!
Looking forward to GG tonight as well.
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12 Angela @ pinching and packing April 18, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Do you have a recipe for the Split Pea Soup?? That looked awesome, and i am getting tired of the Amy’s brand.

13 Meghann April 19, 2011 at 10:19 am

There’s a similar recipe on this post

14 Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday April 18, 2011 at 9:22 pm

About time there’s a new gossip girl!

15 linz April 18, 2011 at 9:25 pm

Gossip Girl is back! Yaaaay! Too bad my DVR didn’t record it and I sadly missed the first 12 minutes. So sad.
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16 Amanda April 18, 2011 at 9:36 pm

Yum…coffee fudge sounds good. I’ll have to try it!
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17 Jill B April 18, 2011 at 10:47 pm

Do you have a recipe for the split pea soup? I ahve been looking for a good one.

18 Meghann April 19, 2011 at 10:19 am
19 Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife April 18, 2011 at 11:24 pm

I don’t love corn bread muffins either….but they work with some meals! Love the idea of a soup simmering all day- good use of time πŸ™‚

20 Christine April 18, 2011 at 11:38 pm

Does your boyfriend give you crap for your Gossip Girl obsession? Mine always asks to watch it with me for the sole reason of making fun of me!
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21 Meghann April 19, 2011 at 10:20 am

haha he doesn’t go that far. I ended up watching the new episode int he bedroom while he watched the lightening game in the living room.

22 Jess April 18, 2011 at 11:47 pm

Can you share the soup & cornbread recipes?! Both look AMAZE!!!!

23 Meghann April 19, 2011 at 10:21 am
24 Kate (What Kate is Cooking) April 19, 2011 at 12:31 am

I can never resist ice cream on sale πŸ™‚
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25 Shannon April 19, 2011 at 12:52 am

I am watching Gossip Girl right now! It is so good!
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26 Amy April 19, 2011 at 2:10 am

I am just discovering the awesomeness of Gossip Girl! I am only on Season 2!
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27 Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes April 19, 2011 at 6:05 am

That coffee and fudge ice cream sounds amazing.
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28 Hope April 19, 2011 at 8:25 am

I didn’t get a chance to watch Gossip Girl last night. Thank god for the DVR! I am definitely watching it tonight! I’ve never had split pea soup before! It looks fabulous! I definitely need to try it! πŸ™‚

29 Sarah April 19, 2011 at 8:59 pm

Oh how I love corn muffins! Your snack looks yummy and Im going to have to check out that ice cream!
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