Lazy! (And Some News)

September 30, 2008

Tonight turned into a movie night when I realized The Other Boleyn Girl  is due back Friday instead of Saturday.

But first…

I came home from class today Starving with a capital S! My *gut* instinct was to have yogurt, which is my go-to “I’m starving” snack, but then I remembered the loaf of bread the husband made and had a hunk of that. OH MY GOSH it was so good!!!

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But then I decided yogurt would sit better in my stomach and decided to have that for my official snack rather than an official piece of bread with toppings. With GoLean and PB&J. Clearly I was hungry!

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I had a coffee shop date with the production company who filmed our day-in-the-life for Current.com. They wanted to talk to us about the possibility of pitching a TV show on our behalf!!!!! They got great footage from their first visit to put a piece together and said the husband and I have a lot of talent on camera. It could take months, years (if at all!) to get a bite, so I’m not getting my hopes up, but it was still a really exciting afternoon. I had a decaf iced coffee with skim while I was there.

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When I got home I had a little snack of about 5 crackers with hummus (it was a snacky day – I blame last night’s lack of sleep). This was my first time trying the roasted veggie crackers. I think they are good, but need a little salt. I’m still a bigger fan of the honey sesame, but these make a fun mix.

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The husband and I were planning to do a Florentine pasta tonight, but I spoiled my appetite and wanted to do something lighter, so we assembled salads.

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  • Romaine
  • Broccoli (1 C), microwaved to soften
  • A carrot, chopped
  • A celery stalk
  • 1/2 cup garbanzo beans (made from scratch on Sunday)
  • Avocado (~1 oz)
  • Kalamata olives (~5)
  • Wheatberries (just a sprinkle)
  • Hummus (2 tbsp?)
  • Goat cheese (2 tbsp?)

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Plus a bread toast on the side –

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Mid-movie dessert, delivered by the husband –

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I loved the movie, but it was so sad!!!!!! I wasn’t expecting the ending (even though I’m a history major and knew how it ended). I’ve got a splitting shoulder/headache and need to catch up on sleep, so I’m off to bed. Tomorrow’s our second Micro Exam and I should have studied tonight, but MEH. I WILL focus tomorrow afternoon.

Goodnight : )

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1 Alyssa September 30, 2008 at 8:27 pm

AWESOME about the tv show!!! What a way to get out there and talk about nutrition and what you guys love! Props to you guys! :)

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2 Amanda September 30, 2008 at 8:30 pm

a tv show would be fabulous!! would it be more like reality tv or you guys hosting a show and actually talking to the cameras? it may be too early to know but it sounds great :)

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3 Lauren September 30, 2008 at 8:33 pm

Oh wow, congrats! That’s awesome! Honestly if the show just showed the bread baking I would watch– it looks amazing!!

Are the fire roasted kashi crackers, spicy by any chance? I want to try them but I’m afraid they’ll be too hot. I think its the devil horns on the box…. they look suspicious.

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4 VeggieGirl September 30, 2008 at 8:34 pm

HELL YES ABOUT THE TV SHOW!!!!!!! :-D

Eeek, hope you feel better soon!!

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5 Megan September 30, 2008 at 8:34 pm

That is awesome news!Congrats!

That bread looks amazing!

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6 Emlod10 September 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm

After watching that movie i wanted to look at a huge flow chart of the royal families!!! (dork :)) Salad looks delicious!

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7 Candy September 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm

Whoa you’re going to be famous! I know what you mean about the movie. As always, I liked the book better.

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8 natalie September 30, 2008 at 8:42 pm

Oh my gosh! T.V.show? That sounds so awesome!

I know what you mean about the movie, I knew it was coming,but I didn’t want it to. :(

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9 hk September 30, 2008 at 8:50 pm

so exciting!!

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10 Christie September 30, 2008 at 8:53 pm

Thats my kind of salad… I love adding different textures like steamed broccoli and than crunchy carrots.. looks great.
Thats exciting news and i can def picture you and the hubby on camera

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11 Rose September 30, 2008 at 8:55 pm

Your own TV show?! Wow, oh wow!

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12 Kate September 30, 2008 at 8:58 pm

Holy Cow – congrats!

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13 Biz319 September 30, 2008 at 8:59 pm

Yeah! Can’t wait to see what happens!

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14 Kate September 30, 2008 at 9:03 pm

PS, that’s how Jon and Kate Plus 8 got their show, they just did a bunch of specials until someone pitched a show on their behalf.

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15 caitlin (seebriderun) September 30, 2008 at 9:03 pm

i always knew you’d be famous! seriously.

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16 caitlin (seebriderun) September 30, 2008 at 9:04 pm

tell the production company they can do a special on my wedding, if they like :)

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17 Amy13 September 30, 2008 at 9:11 pm

You guys would be perfect for a show…congrats! :) If you liked the movie, you should read the book…it’s fantastic!

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18 Justy2003 September 30, 2008 at 9:12 pm

Congrats about the possibility of a TV show! You know we’d all watch it ;) I know it may be a long way of (if at all) but it’s still so exciting!

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19 Alison September 30, 2008 at 9:14 pm

I would definitely watch your show– so cool! I have that same headache so I’m hitting the hay too. Hope you have a good night’s sleep!

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20 Kelsey September 30, 2008 at 9:16 pm

That looks like a scrumptious salad! Plus the bread! Wow, I want to be adopted into your family. :D

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21 Amanda September 30, 2008 at 9:20 pm

If you liked the movie, I highly recommend the book. I thought it was great and an easy read (and a great break from school work). In general, I was a fan of the author and she has books on the other wives of Henry VIII as well.

And yay for the great footage!

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22 Cassidy September 30, 2008 at 9:25 pm

Thats so exciting ablut the tv show!
I love that movie. My friends and I drove 1 hr to Savannah to see it because it wasn’t playing in out theatre.

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23 Molly September 30, 2008 at 9:43 pm

That would be so cool if you got a show! I would definitely tune in!

I loved the movie the Other Boleyn Girl. It was so sad though.

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24 Tina September 30, 2008 at 9:52 pm

Wow! SO cool! I hope it works outs! We’ll all be able to say, “I knew Kath way back when she was just a blogger!” :)

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25 zoe September 30, 2008 at 10:04 pm

hey, i was wondering how you guys store your unused avocado? I only ever eat half and then the other half goes all brown and yucky and then i never eat it cause it looks so gross. any tips? :)

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26 Nick September 30, 2008 at 10:09 pm

Man, I’ve been seeing a lot of bread on blogs recently. Any homemade bread with a crust the color of yours has to be good. I wish I could just make crust because I always pull out the interior of bread but I hate wasting!

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27 Andrea September 30, 2008 at 10:19 pm

TV SHOW!!!!!!!!!!! omg that is SOOOOO exciting, Kath + Matt!!!!!

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28 emmy September 30, 2008 at 10:53 pm

someone mentioned Jon and Kate plus 8, oh my gosh! is any one else obsessed? I’m not sure which is my bigger guilty pleasure, that show or this blog!

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29 Grounded Fitness September 30, 2008 at 10:57 pm

ooooo i LOVE the fire roasted veggie TLC crackers. they are so hard to find in my neck of the woods, though.

Kelly Turner
http://www.groundedfitness.com

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30 Fleur September 30, 2008 at 11:00 pm

That is SO exciting about the possibility of a tv show. Must feel strange to you and the Husband though – at least you know you’d have a built-in audience!

Good luck on your exam tomorrow!

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31 Amber September 30, 2008 at 11:45 pm

How exciting about the show, good luck that is awesome!

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32 Halie September 30, 2008 at 11:49 pm

I hope the TV show happens!

I love the Other Boleyn Girl!! I read the book a year or two ago and I was so excited that they made it a movie! I’m glad you liked it, historical fiction is awesome! The story is already so juicy, then Phillipa Gregory added so much drama to the story (in a good way). I highly recommend the book, so much more to it than the movie.

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33 Twinks October 1, 2008 at 1:16 am

the fire roasted veggie TLC crackers DEF need salt!

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34 Kath October 1, 2008 at 7:11 am

Thanks for all the congrats guys!!!

Lauren ,
Not spicy at all!

zoe ,
Check the FAQ page, the Cooking Questions section.

Kath

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35 Andrea (Off Her Cork) October 1, 2008 at 7:59 am

Wow what amazing news! Congrats Kath and Husband!

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36 zestycook October 1, 2008 at 8:41 am

CONGRATS KATH!!! That is excellent. Your sald looks delicious…. I am really happy for you guys. Great work!

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37 M October 1, 2008 at 9:23 am

Love the idea of a TV show! Something on the Food Network would be awesome… I always said I wished they had a show that featured less meat-oriented recipes and discussed moving as a non-negotiable. You and Matt would be great!

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38 runjess October 1, 2008 at 10:52 am

I really didn’t like that movie. Maybe because I read the book?

Does less sleep make you hungrier/snack more? I’m awfully tired today.

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39 Kath October 1, 2008 at 11:14 am

runjess ,
Yes, I am always hungrier when I get less sleep.

K

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40 Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) October 1, 2008 at 11:47 am

A TV show would be awesome! I would definitely watch!

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41 Natalie October 1, 2008 at 3:29 pm

I enjoyed the movie too..but The Book was SO much better. The movie left out a lot of good drama. I guess it’s too much info for a 2 hour movie!

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42 Jen October 1, 2008 at 8:56 pm

Hi Kath – that’s awesome news about the TV show! Congrats!

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