Home Alone

December 26, 2009

This morning is a bit like the departure in Home Alone when the whole family is running around. We decided to post pone our run until after our arrival on Bald Head to help de-complicate the morning.

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In order to cut out more morning chaos I made overnight oats so I wouldn’t have to dirty a pot (or spare me the possibility of making oatmeal in the microwave ;) )

Last night:

  • 1/3 cup instant oatmeal
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 container Banana Cream Pie yogurt (the aspartame kind :( )
  • Pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch salt

This morning:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4 Probar crumbles
  • Skippy Natural

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Starbux coffee.

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Hit the road Jack take II!

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1 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is December 26, 2009 at 8:50 am

I love that scene in Home Alone – have a great day Kath! :)

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2 Kristen @ Change of Pace December 26, 2009 at 8:52 am

I was just telling my family that Home Alone is the best Christms movie… I love it. Hope you had a great Christmas Kath! :)

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3 Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) December 26, 2009 at 8:56 am

Safe travels!!! Have a great day!

Ohh, and LOVE Home Alone =)

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4 theemptynutjar December 26, 2009 at 9:07 am

merry christmas kath…beautiful breakfast as always!

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5 christie @ honoring health December 26, 2009 at 9:19 am

Hey, nothing wrong with oats in the microwave, you just have to get the technique right. The key is more liquid and to soak them overnight.

Anyway, travel safe!

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6 Mama Pea December 26, 2009 at 9:29 am

Skippy & Yoplait? You poor, poor thing :)

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7 Marisa (Loser for Life) December 26, 2009 at 9:32 am

Home Alone was a fun movie!

Have a great time in Bald Head!

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8 Madeline @ Greens and Jeans December 26, 2009 at 9:35 am

My brother and I watched the first and second Home Alones yesterday…

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9 sarah (ghost world) December 26, 2009 at 9:38 am

ahhh sad we were so close + yet so far these past 2 days! next time you come we are venturing to loyo.

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10 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope December 26, 2009 at 9:43 am

I love how you’re always so prepared and think ahead when you’re out of your normal element and traveling. Have a safe trip home!

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11 lynn (The Actors Diet) December 26, 2009 at 9:57 am

i love that movie! i watched a bit of it last night. safe travels!

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12 Kristine December 26, 2009 at 10:36 am

Have a safe drive!! :)

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13 Heather @ The Joyful Kitchen December 26, 2009 at 11:30 am

I just finished watching Home Alone :) I love that movie! Hope the trip goes smoothly, and can’t wait to see pictures!

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14 Mae December 26, 2009 at 11:42 am

Have a nice trip and a good run once you get there!
I love seeing how you eat when out of your own house becuase it gives me ideas of what to do for food while traveling. Have a merry December 26th!! :D

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15 Susan December 26, 2009 at 12:01 pm

Haha, love the Home Alone reference ;) One of my fave Christmas movies! I find those yoplait yogurts kinda creepy. I had an apple crumble one once, and it tasted just like the real thing. Except… no apples…or yummy crumble bits. Too weird for my tastebuds!

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16 Karla December 26, 2009 at 12:09 pm

Have a safe trip!!
Your oats looks tasty! I’ve still to try overnight oats!

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17 Kailey December 26, 2009 at 12:19 pm

wow those overnight oats sound great!!
have a safe trip home :)

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18 Stef December 26, 2009 at 12:27 pm

Have a great run once you get to Bald Head! Those oats look fantastic

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19 Ameena December 26, 2009 at 12:39 pm

Love the movie Home Alone! Your oats look great too!

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20 Tara December 26, 2009 at 12:42 pm

Just watched that movie! Great holiday movie! Also that food looks delish!

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21 Christy December 26, 2009 at 12:46 pm

Purrrrty yogurt bowl :D

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22 Ashley December 26, 2009 at 12:48 pm

Skippy Natural pnut butter is SO good! Super creamy + thick. Enjoy your trip!

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23 Emily Eats and Exercises December 26, 2009 at 1:24 pm

I still have yet to make overnight oats. I just like something to warm me up – I don’t know if I will like cold oats. I’m always so impressed about how controlled you are about your peanut butter. I don’t always have so much control around PB… Have a great trip and a wonderful run.

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24 Carol December 26, 2009 at 3:03 pm

Wow, that looks amazing. At first I thought that was a bowl of ice cream. YUM! But it looks not only yummy but is also healthy. Two thumbs up. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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25 Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) December 26, 2009 at 3:14 pm

Aww…I’ve been looking back over your Christmas-y posts, and everything looks beautiful. So glad you’ve been having a blast with the family. :D

Safe travels home!

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26 Naomi(onefitfoodie) December 26, 2009 at 3:22 pm

haha just watched that last night! and home alone II too!!! sound slike you had the perfect xmas!!

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27 Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg December 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm

Sounds like you had a great Christmas! Enjoy the rest of your travels!

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28 La December 26, 2009 at 5:43 pm

Gosh, you guys are go go go right now! Drive safely!

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29 Maria (realfitmama) December 26, 2009 at 5:59 pm

OMG!! Home Alone was on repeat ALL DAY yesterday, but I can’t remember which channel. I think we saw parts of at least 3 times! I don’t know if it’s the angle of the picture, but that looks like the smallest bowl of oats I have ever seen. Maybe my oat bowls have been too big?!?! Happy Travels…

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30 Carolyn December 26, 2009 at 7:46 pm

My oats are almost always made in the microwave. I am NOT a morning person and I rarely have time for the real thing.

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31 Jenny December 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm

haha yikes, the departure in Home Alone is definitely crazy. Overnight oats are what I would have done too! Hope travels were smooth today!

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32 Paige (Running Around Normal) December 26, 2009 at 9:02 pm

Hope you have safe traveling today!

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33 Joelle (The Pancake Girl) December 26, 2009 at 9:24 pm

Banana cream pie yogurt?! That sounds like a dream!

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