March 2012

of the moment {3.31.12}

by kathleen on March 31, 2012

happy saturday, friends!  hope you day is moving along well.  I just ate myself into a sweet potato pancake food coma and it was worth every last bite!  plans for the rest of the day include pedicures with my mom and a low key evening watching basketball.  enjoy this week’s of the moment, but before we get to that, we have a winner from thursday’s giveaway!

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  123 March 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Love the tsunami pic- too funny!

congrats, brittany!  please send me your address at and I will get your package right out to you! 

breakfast bite of the moment: .  healthy and light (and gluten free!)

springtime sip of the moment: .  warm weather in a glass and tastes just like spring!


lunchtime find of the moment: .  “salad” sandwiches generally don’t do it for me (egg salad, chicken salad… etc.), but this I could get on board with.  the perfect light lunch.

why didn’t i think of that of the moment: .  um, duh i?!  can i tell you the time i’ve spent scrubbing the blender or the space it takes in the dishwasher?  this is genius!

carb coma of the moment: . yes, i am making this tonight (well, scratch that. i’m going to try and talk my mom into making this tonight.) i will then roll myself to bed. the perfect saturday evening.

healthy find of the moment: .  …and i will be seeing you for dessert sometime soon.

summertime snack of the moment: .  spread each square with cream cheese and top with halved grapes.  light and refreshing!  yum!

Slim Tip: Surviving the Snack Attack

organization idea of the moment: .  assign a theme for each day and color code meal cards with ingredients on the back.  so simple! 

menu board idea

easter dessert of the moment: .  I love everything about these seasonal eggs, and now they are in brownie form.  does it get any better?

Cadbury Cream Egg Brownies

repurposing of the moment: .  how cute?!

entertaining idea of the moment: .  can you imagine a more perfect ending to a summer barbeque?

room with a view of the moment: oh man, am I craving a .

Tasting wine outdoors

spring fashion trend of the moment: .  paired with a conservative sweater and heels.  classy but sassy.

cutie pie dessert of the moment: .  a picture perfect party dessert!

what are you loving this moment?


crazy o bars.

March 30, 2012

is anyone else doing a maaaajor friday dance today?  well, in honor of making it through the longest.week.ever (or was it just me who felt like that?) i have a totally delicious sugar bomb recipe for you.  hey, it’s the weekend! first, though, a huge thank you for all of the sweet comments on yesterday’s [...]

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thursday crumbs {+ a giveaway!}

March 29, 2012

1.  in typical chicago fashion, the temperature has plummeted back down to a cool 43 degrees.  i, though, have already switched out my closet and am, therefore, rocking capris, ballet flats, and cotton tees in this january like weather. 2.  i really truly believe that if I keep dressing like it’s warm, it will be [...]

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what i ate wednesday {3.28.12}

March 28, 2012

i apologize in advance for the somewhat short post tonight.  it was a long, busy day, and my head is more than ready to hit the pillow!  couldn’t leave you hanging on a wednesday, though, without a recap of the day’s eats. my appetite has been all over the place.  one minute i am ravenously [...]

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tuesday ten: springtime can’t-live-withouts

March 27, 2012

10. starbucks unsweetened passion iced tea. the perfect afternoon cool-me-down beverage. 9. backyard grill. i’m going to go out on a limb and say i used this every day the weather is nice. perfect for quick and healthy dinners, our favorites are big batches of grilled veggies and fresh turkey burgers. yum. 8. spinach smoothies. [...]

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