My lack of sleep from the bad storm and my 5AM wake up call yesterday finally caught up with me by the time I got home from work. I was exhausted! I grabbed my pillow and blanket and headed straight for the couch to relax.
Andy had the same idea when he got home a couple of hours later and soon he was fast asleep on the couch while I watched the finale of the Real World Challenge (And yes, I realize I watch the same shows as high school age kids)
I didn’t want to wake Andy up from his nap, so I headed in the kitchen to make myself breakfast for dinner. I knew that Andy had wanted to use up some ground beef, so I figured we’d just have our own “His and Her” dinners tonight.
On my menu for the night: Waffles n’ Eggs!
I chopped up a tomato to fill in my omelet, which consisted of 1 whole egg and two whites plus a splash of milk. Shredded cheese was also added to complete my omelet.
Dinner came together in a flash and it was oh-so-good! I love this combination! Plus I love waffles topped with real maple syrup.
There was a time in my life when I tried to eat everything sugar free and get as few calories as possible from foods like syrup or creamer. Long gone are those crazy days! Bring on the real food! And what’s funny is that I used to eat enormous servings of the sugar free stuff and now that I eat the real thing, I only need a little bit to get all of that wonderful flavor.
Andy finally woke up after 2 hours of napping and was ready for some dinner. So he headed out to make some serious man food on the grill: Burgers!
Boo and Sophia were doing some serious begging for his burger (even after I gave them egg yolks…I guess a burger is more enticing!)
The rest of the evening was spent reading in bed. I’m currently reading The Help, which is such a great read so far! I wanted to read it before I saw the movie that is out.
I awoke today feeling well rested (finally!) and decided to take Boo and Sophia on a quick 2-mile run. It was a great way to start the morning!
When we got back I attempted to take a picture with the dogs…
The pictures didn’t turn out so well…(although the overgrown weeds sure look pretty!)
This one was as good as it was going to get…
These two were just more interested in cooling off on the patio instead…
The rest of the morning was spent eating breakfast (Shredded Wheat and Peanut Butter Puffins cereal with strawberries and soy milk) and catching some of the Today Show before packing my lunch and heading off to work.
Almond Butter and Tomato Sandwich
I sliced up the tomato and seasoned it with salt and pepper:
I then topped two slices of bread with Almond Butter before packing it up in my lunch bag.
I packed the tomato and almond butter sandwich separately and then assembled it at work while on my lunch break.
I loved this sandwich and I think the salt and pepper on the tomato really adds such great flavor. I’ll be making this combination again!
While sitting outside for my lunch break, I caught up with the latest US Weekly.
Fridays have become “Gossip Friday” for me since that is when the new magazine comes out. I’ll admit, I enjoy reading celebrity gossip and just mindlessly flipping through the pages looking at the pictures. It makes for a very relaxing lunch break too!
Have a great Friday everyone!
What are some of your favorite magazines to read?