Good evening, How has your Valentine’s Day been?

Ours is pretty relaxed, but has been jammed packed!  This is how it started:

Breakfast:

Uncle Sam’s and Cinnamon Harvest teamed up with some blueberries for an awesome, filling breakfast!

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Fitness

After breakfast I headed to crossfit.

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We played dodgeball to warm up, how fun!  Then We worked on handstands, which I am okay at, but still not the greatest at balancing!

WOD:

14 Min AMRAP:

Starting with 2 barbel step ups (with 45# bar) and wall walks, which are SOOO freaking HARD, so I did Inch Worms because it is basically the same body movement.

We worked our way up by 2’s.

I went to 14 and did 9 extra box steps

My shoulders and triceps were on FIRE the entire time!

LUNCH

After Crossfit I met my AWESOME mom for lunch.  We went to Olive Garden and it was pretty packed.  A lot of couple’s were trying to get their Valentine’s Day meal in early I think.

I ordered the Venetian Apricot chicken with tomatoes, broccoli, and asparagus.  The sauce was an apricot citrus sauce which was AMAZING.

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I also had 2 servings of salad 🙂

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 I also tried a few bites of my moms soup, the Pasta e Fagioli, which had white and red beans, ground beef , tomatoes, and pasta in it which was very good too!

With cheese please!

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After lunch we headed to Beefcake Supplements to stock up on some protein and goodies.

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I love Quest Bars too so I got a couple of flavors that I’ve never tried before.  (Be looking out for a product review on these)

My friend sent me this picture the other day and I knew it was perfect for me, I need to buy this!

AND THEN….. THE STOP OF THE DAY: (which was perfect after seeing this shirt)

GIGI’S CUPCAKES

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I got 4 cupcakes to bring home!

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Red Velvet for me please.

SNACK:

When I got home I tried the vanilla UMP  protein shake that I bought and it tasted very good!  Cookies N Cream is still my favorite, but all of the UMP flavors are VERY good.  They don’t taste like some of the chalky proteins out there…I actually enjoy it.

I also had a banana.

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And then I put together Eric’s other Valentine’s Day Gift.

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Yes, I stole this idea 🙂

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While I was working on my computer (blogging) Lily was under my feet again, like always!

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Jackson makes her soooooo jealous, so she is usually up my but all day long!

Before dinner I made Moroccan Inspired Quinoa Salad.  I figured I would take some for lunch tomorrow.

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In the Mix:

Chickpeas,  Spinach,  Raisins,  Toasted Almonds,  Red Bell Peppers, and Quinoa with a lemon tahini dressing.

I left out the capers because I didn’t have any.

WHAT NEXT???

Something fantastic happened….My hubby came home from work with, you guessed it…. Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day.  He knows the way to my heart is through a cupcake!  He got them from Heavenly Frosted Cupcakes. At least they weren’t from the same place that I got mine!  These are all GLUTEN FREE too.

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DINNER

Greek Chicken Burgers with Moroccan Quinoa Salad and some Brussels sprouts.

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I had to leave for room for dessert, duh!

DESSERT

We all had a cupcake!  At first I tried the red velvet from Gigi’s, and It didn’t taste awesome…..The cake didn’t have a ton of flavor although the icing was good.

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So, I had a taste off… And Heavenly Frosted’s Red Velvet Beat Gigi’s.  Sorry Gigi!

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I was in a sugar coma after this…but it was worth every bite!

Now I am being lazy and watching American Idol.

Be Happy, tomorrow is Friday!  I am not too crazy about it thought because I am making up Tuesday’s crossfit workout which is the “filthy Fifty”  I Cant wait to get my butt kicked!?!

Check out this video if you have never seen this workout!

Until tomorrow….. Be looking out for an awesome giveaway coming up.

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