Guess what I did this morning!!!!!!!!!
I went RUNNING!!! Matt set the alarm for 6:30 and I was out the door by 7. I did a swift 4 miles. I forget how much better I run first thing in the morning with just 2 bites of banana in my stomach instead of a whole bowl of oats or a salad still digesting. I ran 4.0 miles in 34:48 with an average pace of 8:42. Two of my miles were at 8:34 and 8:35. I am FINALLY getting my speed back – thanks to the warmer weather!
So why all the gratituous photos of me? Because I was trying to get a photo of my new shorts!! My friend Crystal gave these to me because they were not the perfect fit for her. Well, they are the PERFECT fit for me. I’ve never owned any true “running” shorts (most of mine are Target/Old Navy) and this is my second run with these. LOVE them! I love that they are loose and airy and the waist (a size large, nonetheless) fits perfectly with no digging in.
I tell you all of this because I think I found the same style online and ordered two more pairs this morning – I got quite a steal!
First I searched through Ebates for Nike Dry Fit to see if they had any stores that sell them. They do indeed – Bare Necessities – so I clicked through to get 5.0% cash back. Ebates has been awesome! I bought my sister a Crate + Barrel gift card through the site for a graduation present and got cash back on that, and also those sports bras I got a while back from Fresh Pair. And some makeup from Sephora. Plus today’s shorts! [Disclosure: the link about IS a referral link so I get points if you sign up, but I also honestly think this free money is quite neato!]
Once clicked through to Bare Necessities I found the shorts for $28 – pretty good price for exercise clothing. I put 2 pairs in my cart and got FREE shipping!!!
THEN I Googled for a coupon code to Bare Necessities and somehow got 20% off my entire order!?!!! Googled promotion coupons NEVER work for me so I was very surprised that it did and got such a good deal!
20% Off Any Order
Two pairs of shorts, free shipping, 5% cash back and 20% off all for $45 = deal of the day!
I celebrated with coffee!
And a yogurt bowl – complete with Socca!
Faith brought me a piece of her homemade socca last night. I believe it’s sort of a flat bread / pancake made with chickpea flour? It sure tasted beany! I’m not quite sure why I thought it would be more sweet bready for breakfast, but I put it in my breakfast beany and all!
It was good, and I loved the texture. I think next time I’d have it with lunch though 😉
My bowl included a cup of greek yogurt, half a banana, half a mango, socca, ground flax, coconut and sunflower butter
And coffee #3! I think my rankings of the Shenandoah Joes goes #1, #3, #2.
I’m off to the print shop, then home to meet a guy to fix a window, then lunch, then to the bakery all day and all night!