Sporty and Spoony


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It was a picture-perfect Saturday morning for a nice run.

Not too hot, not too cold, not too windy. 70F, sunny, and lovely.

Road with blue sky and palm trees

I normally purchase Champion sports bras from Target because I love the fit and the price ($16.99), but they’ve been out of cute colors for ages and I was overdue.

I got with this one from the Nike Store. I love aqua, teal, and neon green. Perfect colors for me and I tried it out today. No complaints.

Blue nike sports bra

After my run, I had a Blueberry Banana Recovery Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Recovery Smoothie

Except I used strawberries in it rather than blueberries.

Fresh Strawberries

I also got sporty with this today.

Red Kitchen Aid Mixer

I got my second workout in just doing all the dirty baking dishes (the bowls are these; someone usually asks me), spatulas, and spoons.

Dirty dishes in sink

These results were worth it.

Spread of ingredients chocolate peanut butter eggs

And I took a bazillion pictures.

I am love, love, loving my new table. Best purchase of 2012.

Table with purple table cloth and white panels on it

I also got sporty spoony trying to decide which one to use in some of the photos.

Every once in awhile the thrift store pays off.

Spoons with fancy handles

Have you done anything sporty or fun so far this weekend?

Enjoy your weekend!

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  1. It got into the 90s today and yesterday!! I went to graage sales all morning today and made a few small purchases. I thought of you a lot though – there were so many dishes everywhere!! I got a few knick knacks for my new house, a coupke great plants and some bird houses for my garden. Then I spent the afternoon leading birding workshops and tours for the local fesitval that I volunteered for. It was great weather, but insanely windy. I was glad to be done by 3 pm, and still have the rest of the day to relax and pack some more.

    1. 90s?!! Wow! nothing like a long, smooth spring and transition from winter to summer :) The mosquitoes will be as big as softballs any day now. lol

      Wow your day sounds amazing (minus the packing part)!

  2. There’s something about drinking a smoothie or juice out of a wine glass that makes it a truly decadently delicious experience:)

  3. I just ordered a sports bra in an aqua/ teal print so l really like the color of yours too! My stepdaughter has her senior prom tonight so we had fun getting pictures of her and her date ( and the other 3 couples with them). I got sporty today at the gym….with my husband ( just weight lifting)!!

    1. senior prom…wow, bet you guys had lots of pictures and a milestone type night!

  4. Love your new sports bra. Nike rocks. This season’s colors are the jam. I was very sporty today. Almost 3 hours at this gym this morning, then late afternoon, I thought I’d go for a “short run”…8 miles later…it was a long run. So sporty Saturday? Yes. I blame it on the Trader Joe’s dark chocolate covered ginger chews my mom forced on me when I dropped by for a visit. She forced the first one…but the next 30 were totally on me.

    1. Wow, you work out more in one day than I think I do all week! 3 hours AND an 8 mile run…better go have some brownies. Or more ginger chews :) Those things are so good!

  5. Had a great run this morning as well – a new route, which was a NICE change! Also got my bakey and photography on too. Can’t wait to see what you made!

  6. I love the colors of that bra! I could really use some new sports bras myself. Lately I have been getting a run in early in the morning before the kids wake up- it’s the only way I’d get any sort of workout in (other than chasing them around lol.)

  7. Love the spoon closest to the bottom of that picture. I can’t wait to see what you’re putting any of them in! I’m working on something with Watermelon, maybe ice cream? In the North East, having watermelon in the stores always says, “it’s summer”, and fresh corn on the cob.
    Do you remember how much those spoons were about? I saw some last week for $12 each and I thought that was pretty steep for old spoons so I left them there.

    1. At the thrift store I go to, all silverware is 25 cents each. That means a junky fork or a true “gem” of a find and a real antique spoon, all are a quarter each. I don’t think the people that work there either know (or care) to sort it all out…I wouldn’t pay $12 bucks for one piece unless it just really spoke to me. Loudly. Or was really old or had some special meaning.

  8. today was pool opening/cleaning day. i’m wiped out.
    time to carb overload lol with spaghetti

    1. pool opening day…I remember it (not fondly)…childhood friend’s pool opening day/weekend was always a TON of work! I knew even as a kid what an epic chore it was. Pour a glass of wine & put your feet up!

  9. am loving today’s weather in LA too! we already hit up the pasadena great harvest and are on our way to a bday dinner!

  10. For someone whose blog is called “loves veggies and yoga” it seems like EVERY POST you make is about cookies or cakes and is completely laden with insane amounts of butter and sugar. I dont get it…?

  11. Today is Seraphim’s first prom!! I must admit i am super weepy about it. Time has simply flown and I am amazed that it is happening already. Sigh…gotta love all the stages even through the tears!

    1. Grab the tissues…there’s going to be lots of happy tears! Congrats, Mom, on a job well done :) Wow…I can only imagine how you must be feeling!

  12. I was up super early for a long run enjoying the beautiful weather in Chicago (although now it is getting alittle too hot). I had a recovery smoothie too, but didn’t think to drink mine out of a wine class. Next time!!! Cute new sports bra! I love the colors!