November 27, 2009

I finally got around to having that green smoothie I’ve been craving. What an appropriate day to have one too :) The difference this morning was that I bundled up in my robe in advance to prepare for the cold shock.

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I made mom try the smoothie too…She was prepared for the worst and say it was actually quite good. She drank the whole (small) glass!

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I had a big bubbly bowl (which I shared with Matt because it was a little too much in the end)

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Of course we had to balance our greens with a little holiday tea cake. Pumpkin Chocolate chip from Great Harvest!

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Some warmth

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We are showering and going on the traditional Younger Family Black Friday Hike and then coming home for some leftovers.

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1 candice November 27, 2009 at 9:19 am

Haha, my robe has a hood too! That teacake looks awesome—too bad Great Harvest isn’t open today. Enjoy your hike!


2 Megan (The Runner's Kitchen) November 27, 2009 at 9:20 am

I love the idea of starting the day (after Thanksgiving) with a healthy green smoothie! And big props to your mom for being adventurous in her morning eats. I just got my mom to try peanut butter oatmeal for the first time and she loved it. Now, if I could only get her to like vegetables…. :-)


3 Food Makes Fun Fuel November 27, 2009 at 9:21 am

Have fun on the hike! What a great idea to stay fit


4 Jenn (www. ) November 27, 2009 at 9:29 am

I thought the person the the robe was a different person at first — didn’t even look like you! lol



5 Morgan @ Life After Bagels November 27, 2009 at 9:32 am

Hey when you make your SIAB do you ever pour cereal in too?


6 Kath November 27, 2009 at 2:22 pm

All the time!!! I love it with granola on top.



7 Erin November 27, 2009 at 9:35 am

That robe looks SO cute. I want one with a hood! 😉


8 Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg November 27, 2009 at 10:00 am

You look like a Jedi Knight. Altough I don’t think they drank smoothies…but who knows?

Enjoy your post-Thanksgiving hike! I just posted about getting healthy in the small window of the weeks from Thanksgiving to Christmas, so your smoothie and hike are serving as inspiration to me!


9 megan November 27, 2009 at 10:07 am

Perfect morning after Thanksgiving breakfast! I, unfortunately, did not do such a great job. I had a pumpkin spice scone with lots of icing. But I did work out, so that’s worth something right? :)


10 Estela @ Weekly Bite November 27, 2009 at 10:13 am

Looks like the perfect breakfast! Glad your mom like it :)

Have a great hike!


11 Sam (Merit to the Carrot) November 27, 2009 at 10:14 am

Yay! You finally got your green smoothie! The Great Harvest bread looks marvelous


12 Vanessa (Last Night's Leftovers) November 27, 2009 at 10:36 am

Cute robe! :)


13 Paula November 27, 2009 at 10:37 am

Oh, I so love the jars for vases. The dried leaves are just right!


14 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is November 27, 2009 at 10:38 am

Yummy tea cake!


15 Jenna November 27, 2009 at 11:01 am

that pumpkin chocolate chip bread looks to die for!


16 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope November 27, 2009 at 11:02 am

You crack me up in that first picture! I totally know the feeling… I’ll get a craving for a cold smoothie in the middle of winter and just HAVE to bundle up to enjoy it. :)

Enjoy your Black Friday events!


17 Priyanka November 27, 2009 at 11:25 am

I love your family traditions, they are so much fun!


18 Sarah November 27, 2009 at 11:59 am

Love urban hiking! I’m heading onto the Black Friday trail soon too – have fun!


19 Chelsea November 27, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Shaun went mountain biking today so we’re doing our normal day after Thanksgiving hike TOMORROW! Have fun!


20 Tania @ Moment Anew November 27, 2009 at 2:01 pm

Mmmm…that little pumpkin chocolate chip loaf looks so warm and comforting. PERFECT with coffee or tea :)


21 christie @ honoring health November 27, 2009 at 2:03 pm

hahaha, that first picture is so cute!


22 Paige@ RunningAroundNormal November 27, 2009 at 2:09 pm

I had myself a green monster this morning too! Have a good time on your hike. Sounds like fun!


23 Nicole November 27, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Didn’t recognize you at first in the robe. I also served your maple brussel sprouts for thanksgiving and they were a hit!


24 Cynthia (It All Changes) November 27, 2009 at 5:40 pm

I love your robe! Where did you get it?


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