Busy But Great Day

Phew. Just like that another Wednesday almost done. I’m not complaining though… It’s been the best kind of busy.

First my office was closed today and staff were sent to a mental health training. My background is in human development and counseling so I love this kinda stuff.

The morning flew by and before we knew it we were being served a nice catered lunch (no pictures many of my managers don’t know about the blog so I didn’t want to look too odd pulling out the camera for lunch). I picked out a veggie wrap that was PACKED with roasted veggies. No cheese and lettuce here, all goodness. I appreciated the good lunch and also enjoyed chex mix and mini cookies. Anybody else feel the need to snack when they’re sitting still?

And then All of a sudden…it’s 430 and the day is done. Hello awesome.

Even better you ask? I had a free Pilates class to go to post work ūüôā

I’ll do a full review tomorrow but it went well! I’ve done lots of yoga but had never been to a Pilates class before.

I got home still a little full from the big lunch and craving a bit more cardio…and since there was still sun shining I laced up my shoes and hit the road.

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I felt energized after the quick loop

And am now ready to relax and enjoy my family.
I think Zach is going to make me eat some real food but lemme tell at a giant chocolate chip cookie sounds perfect for dinner if you ask me…
{apologies for the lame cell phone post –I had no computer but still wanted to check in with you all}

WIAW one sixty four

Happy Hump Day, and just as importantly, Happy What I Ate Wednesday hosted by the wonderful Jenn at Peas And Crayons.



I have had some GREAT eats since we last met up with Jenn, but for good measure let’s just start with last night.


Open face sammies {Whole Wheat ciabatta rolls, fresh ham, heirloom tomatoes and fresh mozzarella}

Delicious. . . as always.  Satisfying with a ton of fresh ingredients.  Really makes a difference.  Backtracking now to some other delicious goodies.

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My favorite breakfast was actually a total random. ¬†Coffee and Butterscotch pudding that I found at the office. ¬†Not exactly the healthiest choice — but man was it GOOD.


Lola’s Guacamole. ¬†Enough said.

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Fresh veggie plate after a tough drive into and back from the mountains

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Homemade pizza.  A Jara household staple.

and LOTS of salads.


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You know I enjoyed plenty of treats as well — but none of them seemed to photograph even close to how awesome they tasted.

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Oh well — you all know I enjoyed them!

And that my friends, is What I Ate Wednesday! ¬†Hope you all have a great morning/afternoon. ¬†I’ll be at a training all day for work, and then I have a pilates class that I am taking directly after, so I’ll likely be away from the computer. ¬†But still send me some love, OK?