Hot Water

October 19, 2009

We sure lucked out on the weather this weekend because it’s pouring and dark outside today :(

There’s a very small exercise room here and we set the alarm in case we felt like going this morning, but turns out we didn’t :mrgreen: We didn’t want to feel rushed getting ready for the big day.

After showers and packing up the room, we headed down to check out the hotel breakfast. After a quick once-over, I opted for more Rokit Fuel (my last packet) and toppings from the snack bag. Luckily we had packed an extra banana from yesterday’s breakfast that we used today! Snack bag to the rescue!!

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I mixed Rockit Fuel, half a packet of Quaker instant plain, half a banana, some Pomegranate Vanilla Cashews I got at BlogHerFood and some of a sesame almond Bumble Bar, which was quite a nice oat topping.

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As for the coffee, well, I think it was just coffee flavored water!? Starbucks VIA to the rescue! A packed jazzed it up and make it more appealing to the senses

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The hotel did have plenty of options I could have happily eaten – whole grain bran flakes with milk, a bowl of mixed fruit, egg patties with wheat toast, but y’all know I love my mixed up bowls :)

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And we’re off.

Believe in Bread!!

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1 Mara @ What's For Dinner? October 19, 2009 at 8:48 am

GOOD LUCK!!!! I’ll be sending you bread vibes!


2 Christin October 19, 2009 at 8:49 am

Good luck, Kath and Matt!! I’m sure you’ll wow em! I know you’ll have peace with whatever does happen and it will all work out for the best. :)


3 Jenna October 19, 2009 at 8:56 am

great breaky! snack pack to the rescue :)


4 christie, honoring health October 19, 2009 at 8:56 am



5 Holly October 19, 2009 at 8:57 am


and i have to say, the starbucks via packets are better than their regular coffee – seriously!


6 Mom October 19, 2009 at 9:07 am

Good luck! (Firm handshakes, but I guess you already know that.)

Now about the Gather post…


7 Food Makes Fun Fuel October 19, 2009 at 9:11 am

Great job at packing an on the go breakfast! I rely too much on what I can find wherever I am, which is not always good


8 Sarah @ The Foodie Diaries October 19, 2009 at 9:13 am

Yay!! Good luck!!!!!!!


9 Julie @ Peanut Butter Fingers October 19, 2009 at 9:14 am

good luck good luck good luck!!! :)

way to make a phenomenal lookin’ breakfast on the go!


10 Shannon (The Daily Balance) October 19, 2009 at 9:16 am

good luck, good luck!!! Can’t wait to hear how it goes! 😉


11 Kristen October 19, 2009 at 9:16 am

So exciting!! You are all fueled up and ready to go!

All the best to you and Matt!!


12 Diana October 19, 2009 at 9:21 am

That looks good.
Good luck! :)


13 Liz October 19, 2009 at 9:23 am

Good luck! Good bread vibes!


14 Jessica @ How Sweet It Is October 19, 2009 at 9:29 am

I like your gather post. I think my mom is always right…I posted about it a few weeks ago!


15 JENNA October 19, 2009 at 9:35 am


P.S. thanks for the MT pictures! Your new camera is taking some beautiful pics! :)


16 Megan @ Megzz Wins At Life October 19, 2009 at 9:40 am

Hope everything goes well!!


17 Allison (Eat Clean Live Green) October 19, 2009 at 9:40 am

Good luck Kath and Matt!


18 AnnQ October 19, 2009 at 9:51 am

Good luck! :-)

And great planning on the Breakfast….free Hotel Breakfasts usually leave a bit (a lot) to be desired. 😀


19 Anne Marie@New Weigh of Life October 19, 2009 at 9:53 am

Breakfast looks awesome, as usual!


20 Estela @ Weekly Bite October 19, 2009 at 9:57 am

Wow, the bumble bar looks really good on top of your oatmeal!

Bummer about the weather!

Good luck today :)


21 Tay October 19, 2009 at 10:25 am

Good luck lady!!


22 Jenn ( October 19, 2009 at 10:28 am

Good luck!! 😀



23 Julie October 19, 2009 at 10:35 am

Good luck!!!!!!!!


24 Simone @ P:T October 19, 2009 at 10:37 am

I believe, I believe


25 A@ Please Don't Eat Me! October 19, 2009 at 10:43 am

hey kath, i just read the whole recap of the trip out there.. the history and charm of the old wild wild west is amazing!!!!!!! i loved the pictures and it looks like you guys had a blast.. so jealous and happy you are having a good time!
good luck at great harvest!


26 HeatherBakes October 19, 2009 at 10:48 am

Great planning with the snack pack- you never know when that stuff will come in handy!!

And GOOD LUCK today!!


27 Mama Pea October 19, 2009 at 10:55 am

I love your Gather post…and YES, I am ALWAYS right.


28 Susan October 19, 2009 at 10:59 am

Looove bumble bars!! Good luck today! I know it will be great 😉


29 Leading Lady Lis October 19, 2009 at 11:01 am

Hey! Went to my local Great Harvest this morning and thought of you! I got the pumpkin cream cheese bar and a slice of honey whole wheat. Good luck today!


30 Chloe (Naturally Frugal) October 19, 2009 at 11:11 am

Good luck to both of you! I can’t wait to hear all about your meeting and whether or not you two will be opening a Great Harvest soon!

Also – where did you get that lunch bag? I am in desperate need of a new one and love yours!


31 Ashley October 19, 2009 at 12:00 pm

Good Luck!!!!

What do you think of Starbucks VIA?


32 Hallie (Healthy Twists) October 19, 2009 at 12:02 pm

Have fun! Can’t wait to hear about how it all goes today :-)


33 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope October 19, 2009 at 12:04 pm

Have a fabulous time today! Can’t wait to hear all about it. :)


34 lynn (The Actors Diet) October 19, 2009 at 12:11 pm

have fun today – waiting in anticipation for your recap!


35 Ali @ Food, Fitness, Fashion October 19, 2009 at 12:29 pm

Good Luck!
I love when hotels have healthy options!!


36 Chelsea October 19, 2009 at 1:28 pm



37 Karina (Like Some Cat from Japan) October 19, 2009 at 1:35 pm

GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!


38 Beth @ DiningAndDishing October 19, 2009 at 1:48 pm

Just read the re-cap of your trip so far. Looks amazing!! Best of luck to you both today :O)


39 Anne P October 19, 2009 at 2:01 pm

i love that article, hehe. so cute :)

good luck today with the bread!


40 Julie @savvyeats October 19, 2009 at 2:51 pm

Good luck today!


41 Simply Life October 19, 2009 at 3:11 pm

wow, i’m so impressed how you can make a delicious looking breakfast with just a few ingredients! good luck!


42 Gabriela October 19, 2009 at 3:16 pm

Looks so yummy! Only you could come up with a unique breakfast while traveling…I need to start bringing a snack bag! Enjoy the rest of your trip!


43 Stacey October 19, 2009 at 3:23 pm

Good luck!! Can’t wait to hear how it goes :)


44 on the rocks October 19, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Good luck today! The pictures from your trip turned out fantastic!


45 Anne K. October 19, 2009 at 4:13 pm

Great job fancying up those oats! Good luck :)


46 Cynthia (It All Changes) October 19, 2009 at 4:23 pm

Sometimes what we want is better than what is available even if it is perfectly fine.

Good Bread vibes your way. Praying for you both.


47 Chelsea October 19, 2009 at 4:56 pm

I keep checking back for updates. I’m such a loser :)


48 Kasey @ Fit For Wellness October 19, 2009 at 5:09 pm

Good luck today!!!


49 Kristen @ October 19, 2009 at 5:14 pm

Good luck, Kath and Matt! Thinking happy thoughts for you. :-)


50 maria October 19, 2009 at 7:42 pm

People always make fun of my mom’s coffee because it literally is water with a few grains of coffee mixed in for color. It has no strength at all. So your coffee comment made me laugh. 😛


51 Sarah @ See Sarah Eat October 19, 2009 at 7:54 pm

Yay VIA! I love that stuff. Good luck with everything :)


52 Jac October 19, 2009 at 8:46 pm

good luck with great harvest kath!


53 Lauren B October 20, 2009 at 3:39 am

Kath, have you tried quinoa? It takes me 9 minutes to cook in the micro every mornin’. It’s higher in protein than oatmeal, with a much more pleasant, chewy texture. I add cottage cheese (got that tip from you–thanks!), stevia and erythritol for sweetness, a 2 tablespoons protein powder (whey or hemp), a tablespoon flax meal, vanilla extract, and sometimes goji berries (get ’em cheap at the asian market), cacao powder, or cinnamon (for blood sugar control). It’s great with cocount milk and nuts, too. Happy eating!


54 Adriane October 20, 2009 at 8:30 pm

YAY!! Congratulations and good luck on all your future life changes. I knew you would pass the interview in flying colors.


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