It’s Good to be Home

Apparently, I was more tired than I thought! I slept in until 10:30 this morning. I haven’t done that in months. I’m trying to become more of a morning person. I like getting up early at school–like 7:30 am–and I try to take early classes. I’m a strange college student, I guess. Sometimes it’s nice being the only one up.

For breakfast, I made myself two Kashi original waffles left over from when I bought them over Christmas break. One of them had a bad case of freezer burn. Ouch! I topped one with Fage 2% and the other with strawberry jam.

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I had plans to go shopping with my mom after lunch so I spent the morning reading the newspaper which is one of my favorite things to do. I LOVE newspapers! It’s so much more enjoyable than getting the news online. I’m going to be sad when they stop existing. I also baked some brownies before I ransacked the kitchen to make myself lunch.

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Lunch ended up being a continuation of breakfast! I had half a Thomas Hearty Grains 100% Whole Wheat bagel with reduced fat cream cheese, half a red delicious apple and a parfait with strawberries, Stonyfield Farm Vanilla Yogurt and Heartland original granola. This totally held me over for an all afternoon shopping expedition with my momma. I did enjoy a packed Mini Chocolate Chip Clif bar later.

For dinner, I made Fresh Salmon-Cilantro burgers. So good. We paired it with Sweet Potato Fries and my mom snuck in some warmed-up frozen vegetables. The cherry tomatoes and carrots were tasty too.

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So colorful! The parents enjoy when I make us all try new recipes. My mom doesn’t share the same obsession with cooking as I do, and we’ve been eating the same meals since I’ve been born. I like playing with food. 😛

For dessert, I tried a Fudgy Mocha-Toffee Brownie from the batch I made this morning. Mmmm….brownies. And vanilla ice cream! I loved these. And they were only 145 calories a piece.

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My mom and I went out for shopping trip two after dinner. We ended up getting my dad’s present for their 30th wedding anniversary that’s on Tuesday. 30 years. Go parents!

When I got home, I finished up my day with some much needed peanut butter and banana. Check out that pb nanner goodness.

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Right now I’m watching the SNL rerun with Zac Efron. I’m not totally obsessed with him like a lot of people, but I do admit the boy’s got star quality. The fact that he’s quite pretty too doesn’t hurt.

I’m off to bed soon. There’s so much left I need to get done this weekend before I head back to school, and I need my energy! Hopefully, I’ll be able to actually get up when my alarm tells me to tomorrow.

Do you like waking up early or prefer sleeping in?

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8 responses to “It’s Good to be Home

  1. Those sweet potato fries look yummy! And freezer burnt waffles can put a nasty damper on breakfast 😦

  2. Those brownies look so good! And I’m a huge fan of Stonyfield yogurts.

    I’m the same way…I love morning classes (can NOT pay attention during afternoon/night classes) and like waking up early before everyone else. It makes me feel more productive maybe?

    Have a great day! 🙂

  3. I’m definitely more of a morning person, the latest I can really sleep in until is probably 9:30 or so, and that’s under special circumstances. AND if I don’t get up and eat breakfast, I feel like my whole day is thrown off!

  4. Im not really a Zac Efron fan either, most of the time I think he just looks like a complete d-bag. But he was pretty hot in seventeen again.

    I am def. a morning person. Usually I can not sleep in even if I try. I like being up early because I feel like I get more things done!

    Hope your memorial day weekend is going well dear!

  5. Hey!

    I am a morning person. Currently, because its summer, I have been getting up around 9 o’clock. This time works out really well for me. During the school year, I do find it hard sometimes to wake up at 6:30. That is why I will be making the most of this sweet summer time!

    I’m with you on Zac. mmmm. 😀

    Have a great day!

  6. Hey! I just found your blog, and I seriously think the name “My Summerizations” is so adorable!

    To answer your question – I’m definitely a morning person, although I LOVE sleeping in – it’s been a while since I’ve been able to though!

  7. I’m totally a morning person, but I do like the occassional sleep in sesh 🙂

    Where did you find a mini Clif?! Never heard of the mini versions, but I’d love to find em’!

    Oh my goodness your brownie looks delicious, and the PB nanner mash-up you’ve got going on there 😉 lovely!

    Have a great day and I hope you enjoyed the rest of staring at Zac’s pretty face 🙂

    Love,
    Meg

  8. Is realy PB and banan good together?!

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