Happy belated Valentine’s Day friends! I hope that the day was filled with love, happiness, and a little treat (whatever that may be to you!) for each and every one of you 🙂 Brian and I had an amazing Valentine’s Day, as this was our last Valentine’s as an unmarried couple. Crazy!
I woke up nice and early yesterday morning to substitute teach a Bodypump class before work. Sometimes Brian gets up early to go to the gym with me, however yesterday was not one of those mornings.
When Brian said that he did not want to go to my Bodypump class in order to get a bit more sleep, I was honestly happy so that I could put out his Valentine’s Day present for him to wake up to. I sprinkled the ground with Hershey’s Kisses from the door to our bedroom leading to his present.
When it comes to gift giving, my family is all about the homemade, sentimental gifts. So, I made Brian a little keepsake that we can display on our wall of the key to our first real apartment together. He loves it!!
Brian, on the other hand, is very practical with his gifts and tends to give “things” rather than keepsakes, but I am A OK with that! He was so thoughtful in his gift this year, and got me a running outfit for running outdoors in the cooler weather!
The outfit fit perfectly, and I couldn’t wait to take it out for a test run as soon as I got home from work. 3 miles was on my mini-marathon training schedule so I hit the pavement for a quick little run through our new neighborhood and downtown Indianapolis.
At one point, I actually hit the stop timer on my Garmin, but I know that I turned around at 1.6 miles, so I know actually ran closer to three miles rather than 2.59. Oh well! Whatever I ran, it felt great in my new clothes!
We started out with Brian’s favorite appetizer…guacamole. Guacamole is one of those foods that Brian and I can never seem to get enough of. We just can’t stop eating it, and last night was no exception!
I then made a fun little dinner out of some leftover crockpot vegetarian chili that I made the night before. I made some vegetarian, sweet potato chili fries! I baked the sweet potatoes, then topped the “fries” with heated up chili and some reduced fat cheese.
Boy, were these delicious!!
After dinner, we cleaned up the kitchen then walked over to one of our favorite frozen yogurt joints, Yogulatte. I can’t believe how close we are and that the walk took less than ten minutes! This is going to be dangerous when summer comes around…
My bowl was full of half original tart yogurt, and half strawberry yogurt topped with strawberries, chocolate chips, and granola.
Have a happy Friday!
Questions of the morning:
Guacamole, cookie dough, “slivers” of brownies, trail mix, granola