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WIAW: 12/18/2013

Oh my god is it freezing! Yesterday was the coldest day we have had all year, a whopping 3 degrees!

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Around 1:00 pm the snow started and since the commute was projected to be terrible, our town actually closed school early. I was happy to be home before it really started coming down because the visibility was zero and people were slipping and sliding on the roads. We ended up getting about 8 inches. Instead of hitting the gym and dealing with that traffic nightmare, I opted to ride my stationary bike at home while watching Charlie Brown. Fantastic decision btw. 🙂


Ok, onto the food.

Peas and Crayons

I have to wait an hour after I take my thyroid meds in the morning to eat breakfast. It works out pretty well because it’s exactly an hour between when I get up in the morning (7 am) and when I get to work (8 am). I pack my breakfast in the morning and assemble it once I arrive at work. Since it has been so cold lately I have been craving something warm each morning so oatmeal and peanut butter have been my cure. It’s a little boring, but it’s been hitting the spot lately!

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Lunches this week have been lots of leftovers. We have enough leftover chili to feed the entire Patriots team, but after this weekend’s loss, I’m not sharing!

I also munched on some red peppers and fat free ranch. My palate has changed a lot over the years but my love of red peppers has never altered. <3

unnamed (1)Nolan came home early from work due to the weather so I decided to actually make a decent dinner. I broke out a cod recipe I played around with a few months ago that I really loved. It needed a few adjustments and I think I really nailed it the second time around.



I will post the recipe soon, I promise but it’s basically cod cooked in stewed tomatoes and spices over a bed of wild rice. It’s super delicious and pretty easy to make.

IMG_0527I snacked on this poor little guy after dinner. Is it bad that I love biting their heads off?….



I think I need bring some of these cookies to work so I don’t just eat them all. Nolan doesn’t like sweets (maybe if I covered them in hot sauce he would eat them) so I try not to have them in the house cause I will end up eating them all. I would still chose a bag of chips over a cookie, but these holiday treats have been calling my name lately. How about you?

Enjoy the day!



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  • Amee @ didsomeonesaychocolate.com December 18, 2013, 8:22 pm

    Yep, holiday treats are my downfall. That cod looks really yummy and that chili…oh man! I want some right now!

    • Katy December 21, 2013, 10:53 am

      Right?! I have no off switch when it comes to holiday treats! What are the holidays without a few extra calories?

  • Kaitlin December 19, 2013, 3:35 pm

    Oh my goodness that sounds COLD! I haven’t hit low temps like that just yet. I totally have been bringing in my baking goodies to work so I don’t have them at my mercy at home. Too dangerous 😉
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    • Katy December 21, 2013, 10:54 am

      Yea me too! Our teacher’s lounge has been FILLED with yummy treats. No place is safe right now!

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