Meal Plan Monday #2 — week of 12/3 – 12/9

Meal Plan Monday #2 — week of 12/3 – 12/9

Happy Monday!   Hope you all had a fantastic weekend! Now that it’s officially December, I can’t help but feel filled with the Christmas spirit!  I want to decorate my house, put up the tree, and start baking cookies!!!!!   Before any of that, I sketched out a rough Meal Plan for this week: Meal Plan   Key Meals This week: Crockpot Meatballs (4 SP for 5 meatballs) — I found frozen turkey meatballs at Walmart!!  I’m going to use…

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December Bucket List

December Bucket List

Seasonal Living Update   November’s list is almost complete!  I still haven’t decorated for Christmas, but that’s because we’re waiting for the new couch to be delivered.  Everything else was amazing!  I’ve really enjoyed having a set list of fun-tivities for hubby and I to do with friends/family!   December Bucket List Holiday Glittery Mani! Rock Red Lips! Create a Christmas Playlist Make a Gingerbread House! Gingerbread day — Dec 12th Cupcake Day — Dec 15th Bake & Share Christmas…

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Epic Christmas Movie list

Epic Christmas Movie list

This post is just a huge list of Christmas/Holiday movies.  There are enough movies to take you from Thanksgiving thru to Christmas (and even a few extra) A Christmas Story A Christmas Carol How the Grinch Stole Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas (animated) Home Alone Home Alone 2 Die Hard Babes in Toyland The Nightmare before Christmas The Santa Clause The Santa Clause 2 Love Actually The Holiday Polar Express Miracle on 24th Street White Christmas It’s a Wonderful…

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Workout of the week

Workout of the week

Just a quick post to share the Workout of the week — this week it’s a Row Machine killer!   Partner WOD Teams of 2 – One partner works at a time. 12 minute time cap 6 Rounds of: 10 calories on the rower 10 clean and jerks (Rx – 95/65)  (Rx+ – 135/95)   Results: hubby and I finished over the time cap (15:36) but mostly due to transition issues.  Getting in and out of the rower took so…

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Weigh in Wednesday — 11/29/2017

Weigh in Wednesday — 11/29/2017

Oh boy did the holidays come down on me! Too Many Treats! AHH! I stepped on the scale the other day and was SHOCKED how much I gained in just a few short days.  Saturday I was 192.6 (up from 189.4 just a few weeks ago).  Yesterday, the scale said 195!!! WHAT??!?!?!   Too many treats — not enough fiber, not enough water, and not enough protein!       This Girls’ got Goals! My long term plan is to use…

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Tuesday’s Treats — 11/28/17

Tuesday’s Treats — 11/28/17

This week’s treats are either low/no SmartPoints or what I call “worth it”. Low SmartPoints Treats/Snacks The following treats/snacks are low in SmartPoints and are SUPER filling!  I’ve already started to enjoy them this week, but I’ll continue to enjoy them in future weeks as well. Seriously Spicy Hummus (2 SP) + Veg Mini Pretzels (3 SP) Pumpkin Muffins (3 SP) String Cheese (3 SP) with Fruit Apple slices with 1 TBSP Peanut Butter (3 SP) Protein Shake (1 SP) —…

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Meal Plan Monday #1 — Week of 11/26 -12/2

Meal Plan Monday #1 — Week of 11/26 -12/2

Today makes week #1 of me trying the newest Weight Watchers Plan for 2018 — either Flex or Freestyle depending on where you live.  Technically, I weigh in on Saturdays so my weeks should start then, but it’s easier for me to plan from Sunday to Sunday — so that’s sort of what I’ve sketched out. I have 15 weeks until my competition — and my eating needs to be dialed in and on point until then.  Having a deadline really…

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New Weight Watchers 2018 Flex (UK) or Freestyle (US)

New Weight Watchers 2018 Flex (UK) or Freestyle (US)

New Program for 2018? After a little research, I’ve gathered that the newest Weight Watchers Program — WW Flex (UK) or WW Freestyle? (US) will be here for 2018.  The UK is already migrating to the newest system with a Nov 2017 start date, while we here in the US aren’t switching until December… or maybe even after the holidays. So what’s new?   Let’s break it down: Still Smartpoints, but fewer Good news for those of you that purchased…

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Online shopping, avoiding crowds, and PJ’s for the win!

Online shopping, avoiding crowds, and PJ’s for the win!

Online Shopping Something about snooping out the best deal is so fun for me.  Recently, we saved over 50% on a sofa that we were eyeing.  We also found really good deals on little items that need replacing — pet beds, dog gates, and throw pillows.  I shop clearance, wait for sales, and even use online coupon codes to make sure I save every penny.   This really helps when it comes to holidays — since Black Friday is notorious…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!   We’ll be having an early dinner today — and just having a snacky lunch before hand.  Traditionally, we have snacks and then a bigger feast at early dinner (around 5pm) then we have “seconds” around 7:30 or 8 if needed.  It’s a super awesome tradition of naptime in between helpings!   Our little family tradition is to do “Pajama Day” Thanksgiving — where we can wear chill clothes all day and never leave…

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