Keep Your Fingers Crossed!

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Hi everyone!

It a glooorious day here – pretty nippy out, but the sun is shIning bright. :)

I slept in and lounged until the fabulous hour of 9:30, then Ben and I hit up the last Farmer’s Market of the season. Bonus – there was a Halloween costume parade for dogs! But, don’t worry, I forgot the battery to my camera in the charger at home. Still kicking myself! We even saw a bulldog in a king’s costume, complete with a crown and purple velvet cape. He looked something like this:

Except a little less…wrinkly. Adorbs – so sad I couldn’t capture it on camera!

We went so Ben could get his first (and final!) taste of a Farmer’s Market Pupusa!

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We brought it home to eat because it was so darn chilly out there.

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Thick corn tortilla that’s crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and stuffed with gooey cheese and fresh spinach. TO DIE FOR! I will certainly miss these this winter. Anyone have a good pupusa recipe I could try??

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I am currently decked out in my finest Iowa Hawkeye gear…

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Wrapped up in a blanket…

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Hydrating…

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And cheering on my team for their 9th consecutive win! It’s currently 21-7 Indiana, and I.am.freaking.out. Iowa keeps making terrible mistakes and plays, aka Indiana is getting lucky ;) and it’s not looking great. Cross your fingers!

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After the game I am headed to the gym. Those 100 Grand bars were more delicious than I anticipated… ;)

Have a great afternoon everyone!

Ohhh – I must clear up the great trick-or-treat debacle from last night! Around here the kids trick-or-treat the night before Halloween on “beggars night”. They don’t go again on Halloween. I’m not sure how/why/when this tradition was started – it’s just how it’s always been around here! :D

 


Trick-or…Man-Hanging-from-the-Tree?

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Maybe you were wondering if my neighbor strung up an extremely scary, life-like mannequin to decorate his house for Halloween?? Yep, he did. Freaky! I opted for a far less threatening, kid-friendly pumpkin arrangement on the porch :)   My candy strategy for the trick-or-treaters this year was to buy…

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In Case You Missed It + Halloween Costumes!

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Picture edition!   The end of the week also means that it’s Fun Fact Friday: The Halloween Edition…muwahahaha. Today’s Fun Fact: Ben and I went as Shawn Johnson and Bela Karolyi for Halloween last year! I randomly found this USA Gymnastics sweatshirt, threw on medals, picked up a pair of…

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This One Takes the (Cheese) Cake

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Good morning everyone – T…G…I…F! I feel like it’s been weeks since last weekend! Luckily we’ve got no plans in this household for the next two days…what about you? So my Mom and I took a walk in Miami, FL this morning. It least that’s what it felt like –…

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Love at First Bite

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This picture pretty much sums up how it’s been outside all.day.long! It rained from the moment I left for work, to the moment I got home from work! Naturally, I was faced with the dreaded rainy day workout dilemma. Do I go home, put on my comfy sweats and lounge…

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