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Monday at Home

Spent this past Monday day off trying to accomplish a lot of things (as usual). I'm was more successful than usual thank goodness. Here was my day:

-Walk with Andy before work

-Great peach, apple, raisin, almond breakfast smoothie...mmm.

-Nap. haha.

-Prenatal Workout DVD by Gaby Reece and additional weights.

-Picked goodies from the garden. It's an almost daily event these days! So many good tomatoes, zucchinis, squash, cukes, beans and lots and lots of herbs.


-Made fresh salsa. It's delicious and the freshness is amazing. Everything (except the lime juice and a few of the seasonings is from our garden. And making some homemade tortilla chips of some corn tortillas that are just hanging out in the fridge.




-Prepping for Monday-Zucchini-Corn Fritters from Food Network Magazine. Zucchini from our garden!





-Prepped for dinner on Thursday

Creamy Cucumber Soup-from Eating Well Magazine. Cukes and onions from our garden.

-Made white chocolate pumpkin pudding for lunches.


-Made and froze Zucchini Bread from Eating Well Magazine!



-Laundry (oh what fun).

-And if that's not enough for the day I had an appointment with my new Nurse Educator and Nurse Practitioner, in the afternoon. They both were great. Got to meet the Doc yesterday, Dr. Sonya Ephriam at Camelot OB/GYN. She's wonderful. (I transferred offices and practitioners).

Overall it was a productive day! I can't wait for the next one to come around...hehe.

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