Weekend Wrap-Up!

After my run Friday, I enjoyed this plate of leftover goodness – especially my favorite brussels sprouts! Mmm.
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Here are some pictures of the house we will be staying in when we go to Colorado for our wedding. Isn’t it gorgeous? We are SO excited for May 26th! <3 I posted a little about our plans on Friday, but it’s just going to be us and our families, then we will come back home and celebrate with all our friends!
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On Friday evening, I went to Branson for my Dad’s 40th high school reunion. Chris St. George, who owns St. George’s BBQ, catered the event and the food was OUTSTANDING.
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I ate WAY too much, but it was SO worth it. Then I had this delicious cobbler. So amazing.
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One of the people from my Dad’s class was making shots called Red Roosters – you take a shot of Zing Zang, tequila, and orange juice. They were yummy!
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This was our view for their reunion, they were staying at the Branson Landing.
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Twila, one of the girls who went to my Dad’s high school, made these awesome name tags! I loved seeing all their high school pictures. It was a super fun night!
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Then it was up Saturday to get a long run in! I chowed down on some Ezekiel bread with PB and honey and some coffee. I wore my new rabbit tank top, which was perfect for the hot weather on Saturday.
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This run was not great. It hurt REALLY bad, but I got 12 in, and I hit my 1,000 mile goal for the year! I was pretty excited about that!
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12 miles for the day!
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I mixed these things together for a recovery shake afterwards. It hit the spot.
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I’m currently obsessed with this song! I listened to it on repeat on my way to meet friends for lunch.
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Mexican after a long run, heck yeah! I had a shrimp taco salad and it was delicious.
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After lunch, I was supposed to go home and work on computer stuff (whoops), but then I last-minute decided to go to a country music festival at Drury University. My friend Kayla and I threw our boots on and headed that way!
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It was a blast getting to spend the day with some of my favorite girls!
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Some times you need a friend to reapply your lipgloss! Also, I had these nachos for dinner and they were delicious.
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Jake was at a bachelor party this weekend and he sent me this picture. Isn’t it awesome? I was so jealous.
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I woke up Sunday starving, so I made pancakes and eggs for breakfast, which I ate in bed while doing some computer stuff. I didn’t feel like running right then, so I decided I’d wait and run on the treadmill later since it was hot outside. I cannot run in the heat. I’m a baby.
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I saw this on Instagram the other day…I need it!
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I needed to do 6 miles yesterday, but it was SO hot and the Y wasn’t open when I tried to go run inside, so I attempted to run outside but it didn’t go all that well, so I only did 3. Whoops. Then Jake came home and we went out to lunch and shared this salad and these wings.
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After lunch, we watched the start of a bike race downtown, then went to our friend Cassie’s flower truck to get some fresh flowers. Check out Ozark Mtn Flower Truck – it’s awesome! Lu and Aspen loved them!
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I think some girls missed their Dad this weekend…
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We had dinner plans with my parents and their good friends, so I did some meal prep before they came over to our house for a drink before dinner. Jake is having THIS enchilada casserole for lunch this week.
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We went to Galloway for dinner – my guilty pleasure is vodka water with Mio added to it. So good! I also had the chicken Caesar salad, which is one of my favorites.
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I was so happy to have Jake home! We aren’t apart very often, but I sure miss him when he is gone.
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After dinner, we spent some time looking at houses (another guilty pleasure), drinking some bourbon, and I made a to-do list on a paper towel…my life revolves around to-do lists.
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Lu was passed out pretty hardcore on Jake’s recliner.
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Aspen hasn’t been feeling very well the past few days, so I took her on a little walk/jog before my run this morning. She absolutely loves to run, so I was hoping it might make her feel a little better. She wagged her tail the whole time, but I could tell she wasn’t her normal self.
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I did an easy 3 miles this morning to finish up the 6 I needed yesterday. It’s amazing how much weather affects my runs. I felt SO good this morning!
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Definitely a little sweaty, but nothing like yesterday!
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This is one of my favorite features about Strava – seeing my matched runs. Seeing small progress is motivating!
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I’m getting my hair trimmed later today – I realized I hadn’t gotten it cut in over a year…not good! I’m lucky that they could squeeze me in! I have some errands to run and some computer work to do today. I got most of our meal prep finished yesterday, which is a good feeling!
I hope everyone has a wonderful Monday!
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