It’s raining cats & dogs out there!

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The weather kind of fits the mood, though, ’cause Ben and I were planning on donning our ‘jams tonight and hunkering down to watch new episodes of The Office, 30 Rock (Tina’s my fave!!) and the Miami football game!

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Here’s what I’m in for…

That video was taken last year – here’s his getup for tonight (photo taken while snarfing dinner over the stove):

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I seriously laughed ’til I cried at these pictures!!! "Ahh! Papparazzi!" He cried!

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I don’t know why looking at them just triggered such uncontrollable laughter – AFV montage type laughter – but I’m wiping away tears as I type. Maybe you had to be there… ANYWAYS, he’s been nervous about the game all day and is donning all of his U gear in support!

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Here’s the dinner said husband was snarfing – Pizza!

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I always forget about making pizza at home for some reason, but it seemed like a fun thing to make tonight! I started with a Boboli 100% Whole Wheat Crust.

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You can eat a quarter of it for 180 calories,

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and the crust is nice and chewy, which I like.

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One thing I like about making pizza at home, is that YOU control the ingredients!

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I started by slathering some local, Gino’s Pizza Sauce all over the crust.

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I only use Gino’s marinara sauce for my pasta, as it tastes insanely fresh and has minimal amounts of ingredients, but I’d never tried the pizza sauce before.

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Ohhh, it is so juicy & luscious! It totally reminded me of the sauce we had on our pizzas in Italy!

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After the sauce went on, I went for the toppings. Mmmkay, I know this may look like an odd combo – but it works!

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I started with some black olives,

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added on some drained sauerkraut,  

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and polished it off with fresh tomatoes.

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Ben’s portion of the pie got covered with pepperoni. He’s a pizza purist. ;)

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Into the oven for 8 minutes,

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and out popped a piping hot pizza pie!

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The Mother of all combos, I tell ya!

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Ok, so I think sauerkraut on pizza might be a family thing, as Ben and my sister-in-law think it’s absolutely nuts that my brothers, Mom, Dad and I like to pile it on – but honestly, it. is. so. good!

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What are your favorite pizza toppings?

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Alllright, the clapping, shouting and C’MON LAMAAAR!!!!! have started flying up from the basement, which can only mean one thing… My normally sweet and mild-mannered husband has been overcome with college football fever!

GTG! :D

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Do you eat any foods that other people think are weird?