Monday, May 31, 2010

Back To Our Normal

Oooh-eee! It’s been a scorcher out there today! Its suppose to storm later on, though. As much as I love the heat we really do need some rain. Everything is SO dry and this will make my plants happy. We’re back to our regular routine at the Krista’s Kravings household with my hubby back to work from a week’s vacation and the craziness of the ball hockey tournament behind us. It truly amazes me how utterly exhausted we were last night. I’m still feeling the effects today! LOL! DS, on the other hand, was wide awake when I went to bed at 10pm. He informed me that he still had enough energy for 5 more ball hockey games. WHAT? I need to bottle his energy and sell it. I’d be rich fast.

I hunkered down with my oats before going to work this morning:IMG_1884
-2/3 cup water
-1/3 cup Quaker oats
-hazelnut pieces
-coconut butterIMG_1883
My day at work was spent doing data entry. What a drag, but at least the time skipped along nicely. I packed my gym stuff but just didn’t have it in me to go today. Besides, a co worker brought me some perennials that I wanted to get home and watered before they died. Good excuse, right? I did eat my fruit cup from yesterday before heading out to save the plants! **giggle**
This was a pretty decent mix with the usual suspects; strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, kiwi, grapes, blueberries and honey dew.


Lunch was a big, fresh salad with spring mix, tomato, red pepper, chickpeas, cheese and blueberry acai dressing:IMG_1886
Then, later in the afternoon, I ate a coconut almond Kind bar:IMG_1887
We’ve been eating dinner out on the deck most nights, but tonight was extra pleasant because it was overcast and there was a nice breeze. We had spinach and feta turkey sausages, steamed green cauliflower and the fam also had mac n’ cheese. I dipped my cauliflower into some hummus.IMG_1889
Dessert was the very last coconut carob pecan oatmeal bar.IMG_1890

I dropped DD off at her last dance class for the year after dinner. Her recital is next week and I can’t wait! She LOVES the spotlight and always has a huge smile on her face for the whole performance. I usually take a video at her dress rehearsal and I’m hopping to be able to post it this year. I also got the grocery shopping done…finally. When I got home I munched on a few of these… IMG_1888

That’s a sneak peek of a product review that I’m working on. I’m hoping to have that post up over the weekend. I have to go to Toronto for a workshop for my job tomorrow which means I’ll be leaving earlier than usual. So for now I’m going to kick back with some Law & Order: SUV and a decaf. Hope you’re enjoying a relaxing evening!

Bye for now!!


  1. Your kids are so busy! I was definitely not a fan of the spotlight when I was little haha

  2. Glad to hear things are back to normal! Some days you just need the rest day from the gym. That kind bar looks great. I've never tried that flavor. And am loving the green cauli. Enjoy some rest!

  3. i know what those are! SP Food Should Taste Good! ohh those are awesome, looking forward to the review. That green cauliflower's interesting. There's white, orange, green..what next? Purple? :P

  4. um, you can sell me some of that energy from DS! I'd take it in an instant!

    glad things are back to normal! i hope it makes things a bit more relaxing!

  5. Sometimes you just need to take a day off from the gym. And getting plants some water is very important as I noticed when I finally paid attention to my plants earlier today... It had been so cold and raining a lot in the last few weeks that I totally "forgot" about them... It was a sad sight...

    Enjoy your "normal" life! :)

  6. It's nice when life slows down a little, isn't it?
    We've eaten outside on the veranda a lot lately too. Just in our work clothes with old dishes. Pretty nice really.

  7. It always seems like younger kids, boy especially, have an endless supply of energy. I think you're on to something if you bottle it and save it!! lol. Oo I love Food Should Taste Good chips, can't wait to hear what you think about them.

  8. Your oats and the oatmeal bar look absolutely fabulous!

    xo enjoy your day!

  9. Those plants are so lucky to have you to save them! ;) Rest is good!

  10. those chippies are fantastic! i think they are worth every penny- considering they cost a pretty number of pennies to buy!

  11. i wish i didnt just eat a stir-fry and had a salad like that instead!! YUM! wow yea everything being back to normal means u can take a deep breath now hehe.

    cant wait for the product review!!! gonna be good!!

  12. Sometimes it feels really good to get back into normal routine. I hope you had a good time at your workshop today!

  13. When I saw your dinner picture, I hadn't read the description yet, and thought you had some broccoli there that was a little off. But when I saw it was green cauliflower, it all made so much more sense!

    I can't believe the heat you've been having lately. Definitely NOT like that out here. But hey, at least it's not snowing like in Calgary, right?

  14. It's FINALLY grey, cloudy, rainy and COOL today. It is SUCH a nice change. I love the sunshine but it does sure get exhausting after days on end. I like these cuddly days in!

    Hope you had a good time in Toronto!

  15. i know, nature's path products are amazing! and thankfully the chocolate was REALLY GOOD!!! hehe


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