Sunshine + family walks!

Got a nice 10 mile run in yesterday. It’s definitely taking me some time to adjust to the heat when I sleep in…I guess I could just get up earlier. We will see how that goes! I’ve been enjoying sleeping in past 4:30 am!
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Ash and I had plans to meet for lunch at 12:30, but she had something come up and needed to meet at 11:30. She texted me and asked if that would work. I was still about 4 miles out from finishing my run, but I told her as long as she didn’t that I’d be gross, I could meet earlier! That’s how you know you’re good friends. ; ) I rinsed off super quick, then threw a hat on my super sweaty (gross, sorry) hair, and headed to Galloway! Lunch was awesome (I had a Caesar salad with tuna), and I loved catching up with her! She recently hurt her back, so send positive thoughts her way, please! The only downside to lunch – getting Tabasco in my eye. Ugh. That hurt.
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After lunch, it was home to edit! I decided to do my editing outside so I could get a little sun. We are going to the lake this weekend and I don’t want to fry! Also, I just love summer.
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Had a little snack! Can’t stop eating cherries…
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This one wanted to be inside…
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Before I knew it, I had been outside for 2 hours…time to move to some shade! I didn’t get too burnt, just one little spot on my leg. It was just such a gorgeous day!
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I don’t know why this picture is so blurry and I don’t want to focus on negative things, but I am super disappointed in some produce I got from Price Cutter this week. I literally had to throw out over half of our brussel sprouts. They were covered in bugs, like, inside the veggies. Sick. I kept peeling layer after layer off and it wasn’t getting better. I was not happy.

This is what I managed to salvage out of a huge bag full. Definitely not enough for Jake and I to share.
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Luckily, we had some mushrooms in the fridge, so I added those to the tiny amount of brussels we had. Topped it all with garlic, ghee, black pepper, and a little balsamic vinegar. They turned out pretty good! Still bummed about throwing away all that bad stuff, though.
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Veggie burger patties, cauliflower fried rice, veggie mix, and a roll for Jake.
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Mmmmm. Sriracha.
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This seemed appropriate. Unfortunately, we didn’t have wine last night. Bummer.
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We took the girls on a walk last night. These are a few of our attempts at family pictures. I think Jake has some better ones on his phone. Aspen just wanted to give kisses and Lu was probably distracted by a squirrel.
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Lu is now distracted by a leaf and Aspen is mad about not being able to give kisses.
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Our walk wore the little one out. We got to sit down and finish a movie we started the other night. It takes us two to three nights to finish a movie…we just can’t stay up that late! But I’m okay with it. We watched Furious 7. So good!
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We also had a little whiskey to celebrate Jake’s new kit! He will be wearing an AWESOME Kuat kit for his mountain bike races in Leadville over the summer. He’s SO excited about it!
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This morning it was a quick breakfast before yoga! Today is my no run day, so I’m going to work around the house and try to organize some of the stuff I brought home from my classroom/go through a pile of stuff in the garage. I have one more manuscripts that I would like to edit today, so that’s on my to-do list, too. Plus some baking for an engagement party on Saturday for Scottie and Brandi!
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I think we might go out for dinner tonight, then it’ll be an early night. Jake is running trail tomorrow and I might join. He has a 4 hour workout to do, which I am not doing (woof), but I might join for half of it. We are going to the lake this weekend and I can’t wait!!! I hope the rain holds off and we get some sunshine, but even if it rains, we will have a good time.
Enjoy the long weekend!!
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