Yoga was WAY OVERDUE. I was so stiff!!! I had been going once a week for the longest time and got busy and my I could tell today. The class was great – super sweaty and hard – and I feel like I got a new body. My leg didn’t hurt at all except for Half Moon on the right side. When I locked my knee for the pose it hurt. I had to keep it slightly bended. Odd…
Things I Am Required To Do Once A Week
- Eat sardines (for the essential fatty acids – For the mind!)
- Hot yoga (For the body)
- Have a nice dinner with family (For the soul)
After yoga I considered the food groups I had covered already and decided to have a vegetable rich, hydrating snack: juice!
Brought out the Breville Juice Fountain
And filled it with celery, carrot, apple, spinach, lime and an additional 3 kale stalks for more green volume
At 5:30, Karen showed up for a family dinner!!! She always makes the night more festive.
Matt and I poured a little wine – because it was a perfect spring evening and we needed something to de-glaze the pan!
We all sat out on our patio and chatted for a while. It was so pleasant!
Meanwhile, Anson Mills Grits cooked in the crockpot! A famous South Carolina specialty!
We cooked some fresh Carolina shrimp with mushrooms and bacon and lemon and white wine on the stovetop to smother the grits. Karen brought up the shrimp just this week from the low country!
I only made it through about 75% of my portion and gave the rest to Matt. But MY were they good!!
We also prepared a green salad, inspired by a salad Karen had had in Charleston
Arugula, frisee, dates, parmesan, a light vinaigrette, and toasted pistachios, pumpkin seeds and cashews
It was incredible!
I had a splash more wine with dinner 😳
Karen was nice enough to bring onions on the side to add to her dish!
They did make it look pretty 🙂
For dessert, I brought out the Chocomize for Karen to try. She liked it juuuuust fiiiine.
I had a taste of each. Like the butterscotch toffee the best!!
Guess who has a Nuttzo addiction!? Karen is totally addicted!!! She actually bought a CASE of four jars! Matt and I joke that we have to find her an even more expensive jar of nut butter to become addicted to (say $50!? haha). I had her taste the new Nuttzo PF kind tonight and she was totally relieved to find that she likes the texture of the original more (since it’s slightly less expensive than the PF). I was surprised because I like the PF more!! Tomorrow morning the KERF Shop is having a 10% off discount on the PF if you’ve been wanting to try it.
This girl is going to finish this book once and for all!!
This weekend was AMAZING, and I’m sad for it to end. But the good news is only 5 days until the next one begins!!! I can’t wait!! I’ve already planned a pedicure for next weekend with a gift certificate I’ve had since Xmas! It’s that time of year…