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Spooky Scary

Happy Halloween 2010! We started celebrating on Saturday night, Halloween Eve.  I dressed as an 80s Prom Queen and Jared was a Scarecrow. Pumpkins protesting?!? We headed to the Cambridge Brewing Company for their Great Pumpkin Festival.  32 pumpkin ales on tap!  (In Chik-fil-A style, the pumpkins were protesting all of the gourd consumption.) There [...]

Hallo-Recap

Friday… Celebrated Halloween Eve with some pumpkin coffee from DD. I snacked on crackers with Laughing Cow cheese. We had a Halloween Party at work.  They handed out cookies that looked eerily similar… …to Miles’ dog treats! Dinner was BBQ chicken and a baked potato topped with cheddar cheese and plain Chobani. We celebrated the [...]

Spooky Scary

In the spirit of Halloween, I made my first batch of pumpkin oatmeal. I mixed 1/2 cup of oatmeal with cinnamon, brown sugar, and a heaping tablespoon of pumpkin.  I topped it with a dollop of cream cheese that tasted amazing when blended into the bowl.  So yummy! Beautiful autumn day in Boston!!!  It’s typically [...]

Tricks and Treats

Still Thursday… I began my workout with my strength training circuit so I wouldn’t have any excuses to cut it short.  I modified the original plans to fit my mood and to target areas that had been bothering me lately.   For example, due to typical girl bloating, I wanted to do some ab work.  Here [...]

Haunted Gingerbread House

Last night, I dedicated a large portion of my time to decorating my Halloween-themed gingerbread house.  I accidentally added too much water to the icing so it was too runny.  I had a hard time preventing it from dripping down the front of the house.  Eventually, I just went nuts and drizzled orange and purple [...]