Sticky fingers. (20/40/60 : Day 14)

I’m starting to get 20/40/60 Challenge fatigued. All I wanted to do tonight was go out to dinner. The husband and I were both downtown after work and I really didn’t want to cook dinner. Alas, y’all keep me honest (well, except for that $0.93) and we headed home and did some freezer diving. First,… 

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Leftovers. (20/40/60 : Day 13)

LeftoversSome people hate leftovers. I am not one of them. Double the meal, half the cooking? Sounds like a great plan to me. Especially after a nearly 12 hour work day. And leftovers also give not-so-great meals a chance to redeem themselves with a little in-the-fridge melding time. Took some leftover stuffing from last night's peppers and put it on top of some brown rice. Topped it with some of the leftover enchilada sauce from a few days ago. Ohh!. . .
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Fro fo’ sho’. (20/40/60 : Day 12)

MefroQuick post tonight because True Blood starts in 9 minutes and, even though we have a DVR, I desperately desire to watch it live. We didn't end up doing much after my last post. Ran a few errands and spent some time cleaning out our craft/sewing/photography/all-purpose room (well the Husband did most of the clearing). Found this gem. I think it's a good look. Dinner was Stuffed Bell Peppers from SimplyRecipes. These were just okay. The sauce on top was. . .
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Colorful food. (20/40/60 : Day 11 + 12)

Grilled Veggie SandwichGood morning, everyone! Before we get into Pancake Sunday, let's talk a little bit about last night's dinner, shall we? Have you noticed the vast amount of grilled veggie sandwiches we eat? It is definitely one of our favorite summer foods. Good bread, sweet, smoky veggies, some cheese and some sauce. Pow! Yum! Grilled squash, zucchini, bell peppers and onions. Gosh, do I love the colors in this sandwich. We eat with our eyes! Topped with the cheddar-like cheese we. . .
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I have a confession to make… (20/40/60 : Day 11)

GroceriesA rare lunch post, because I desperately need to confess something. I went over by $0.93. ACK! I don't know what happened. I had a calculator with me and had everything added up to be $0.50 under, but somehow, when I got up to the checkout, I was $0.93 over. The husband says I should blame it on our weak CSA this week, but I'm still bummed. The 20/40.93/60 challenge just doesn't have the same ring to it, eh? Oh. . .
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Fall morning, summer afternoon. (20/40/60 : Day 11)

WeatherWelcome to my favorite time of year, my friends. The time when you can wear cardigans with shorts. The time when you eat oatmeal in the mornings and drink gin and tonics in the afternoon. The time when mornings are perfect for running and the afternoons are perfect for laying on the beach. Today is one of those days. The high is shooting up to 90°. But I woke up this morning to this: Oooooooh! Seize the day! Food is. . .
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Arts and Crafts Time + TGIPN (20/40/60 : Day 10)

Tomato Cream SauceHey, remember when I didn't post dinner last night? It wasn't an oversight. I've been having some really heinous stomach issues for the past few days and I couldn't bring myself to post last night. But I did take a picture of dinner.  And no, my stomach issues have not killed my appetite, thankfully. Nothing fancy. A nice bowl of pasta. Tomato cream sauce over whole wheat spaghetti and a hunk of focaccia. Moving onto today. Who says just because. . .
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Slow Cooker Refried Beans

EnchiladasOoohhhh, tonight's dinner was so good. And so cheap. And so easy. But before we get to that cheesy, saucy goodness, I want to talk about the gym. I love the gym. I love the whole concept of a gym (people getting fit together in a supportive environment with every piece of equipment imaginable). And more specifically, I love my gym. To me, one of the most valuable parts of my gym membership is the variety it allows. I tend. . .
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Eggplant Parmesan Photobook (20/40/60 : Day 7)

Eggplant ParmesanFeeling extra sleepy tonight and not-so-eloquent. So in place of my incoherent sleepy-girl babble, here are some pictures of the fabulous eggplant parmesan we had for dinner. Pan frying slices of eggplant coated with a cheese batter probably isn't the healthiest way to eat the purple fruit (just guessing), but it sure is delicious. And we made up for it with a salad. Right? . 20/40/60 Day 7 Recap Days Completed: 7 Days Remaining: 13 Money Spent: $21.84 Money Remaining:. . .
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Curry, soft serve and diamonds. (20/40/60 : Day 6)

FeetIs there anything better after a sweaty workout than taking shoes and socks off and letting the tootsies air out? Notice that I missing polish on my pinkie toe. It is impossible to keep polish on that toe when I'm running. I just painted these on Saturday. Rewind. After work, I put on all the gear and headed to our newly reopened, remodeled gym. I think you may never again see a picture of me without a Bondi Band. Even. . .
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Soup’s On! (20/40/60 : Day 5)

Baby's foodBefore I show off my yummy soup dinner, I wanted to share this with you. That is my husband's food for tomorrow. All of it. Tomorrow is the first day of a new school semester for him and Mondays are going to be a loooooongg day during these next few months. Leave the house at 6:45, drive to campus (over an hour away), class for 3 hours and then drive back to be at work by 1pm to work until. . .
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Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. (20/40/60 : Day 5)

BreakfastHappy Sunday, my friends! Sorry for the delayed post, but I'm making up for it with lots and lots of pictures packed into this one. Normally Sunday mornings mean pancakes, but we had bigger plans for the day and wanted to get in a quick breakfast so we could head out. Two eggs on Babyface's bread with cheddar and tomato slices. Plus a little bit of plain yogurt with frozen blueberries, oats, sunflower kernels and almonds. Then we packed up. . .
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Ham Hock Identity Crisis (20/40/60 : Day 4)

Green BeansIndiana has a bit of an identity crisis on its hands. I'll be the first to tell you, we certainly aren't Southern. We might be considered Yankees. We are decidedly Midwest, but really, what does that mean in terms of food? To me, it means that we get to pick and choose our food identity. What we are left with is the best of all worlds. So that means, that in my freezer, there is a ham hock sitting right. . .
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What is this stuff falling from the sky? (20/40/60 : Day 4)

RadarGood morning, sunshines! Actually, I should probably say "Good morning, rain clouds! because I woke up to this. Although the red was prominent on the radar, I didn't hear a lick of thunder and decided to suit up and head out for a run anyway. Pre-run snack: half slice of Babyface's excellent homemade whole grain bread + a smear of peanut butter + half an apple. Drove downtown to the B-line trail, a beautiful 0.6 mile run that goes right. . .
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Friday! Friday! Friday! (20/40/60 : Day 3)

CSAHappy Friday, everyone! I love Fridays. Obviously it is the start of the weekend, but it means so many more awesome things! Like CSA day! And pizza night! And so much fun free time to look forward to! I have awesome plans for tomorrow that involve a nice long run downtown, a farmer's market trip, and a delicious bowl of Saturday Morning oats. Rewind. Back to the CSA. This week's box was pretty much a repeat of the past few. . .
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