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Weekend Update and Cake Baking!

24 Nov

Happy Sunday!

It’s officially only 2 days until Thanksgiving Break begins, and only two days until I am reunited with this lovely lady:

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My twin is just too cute! 🙂

This weekend has been pretty low key: lots of homework, cleaning, workouts…I am so ready for the madness that is Fall Quarter to be over!  However, I did have some excitement yesterday in the form of:

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Cake!  My lovely bf worked for a cake company, so I convinced him that I needed cake after surviving this week.  So we made snickerdoodle cake!  I honestly was too busy eating cake batter and frosting to remember the ingredients he used (sorry, no recipe) but know that I enjoyed my cake! #yolo

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Yes, I am a college student, and therefore I am too lazy to use a plate to eat off of 😉

What is your favorite type of cake?

–The Twins

 

Smoothie, Spin and A Great Weekend!

17 Nov

Hello Friends!

It’s been one of those weeks.  You know what I mean?  Late nights in the computer labs, group projects, papers–so much to do!  I am looking on the positive side of things though, as Thanksgiving Break is almost here!  I have decided to challenge Hanna and I with a Twin Turkey Trot on Turkey Day…more to come on what that means 😉

Here are some happy highlights from my week!

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The lovely remains of my post-workout juice!  I call it juice because I was sadly out of frozen fruit (and too lazy to freeze my bananas), so my smoothie was very thin but still amazing.  In the mix:

  • Water and Almond Milk (I love adding water to smoothies!)
  • Protein Powder
  • Chocolate Pb2—mmmmmmm!
  • Banana

Such a great combo!

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One of my favorite workouts of the week included 30 minutes on the treadmill, then 30 minutes on the bike (I was obviously moving in this picture…).  I also used the lat pull down par, free weights and a medicine ball doing Russian Twists to create an awesome workout!  Gym tip:   Never go to the gym on Mondays!  Literally all of campus decides to work off their weekend, so all of the machines are taken.  But by Friday, most of the gym has cleared out (sad, but true).

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Quality time with Mr. Foam Roller!  If you don’t have one already, I would suggest you invest–they are wonderful 🙂

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Off to tackle yet another essay 😦  Have a wonderful rest of your weekend!

–The Twins

Sunday, Cider, and My Favorite Pig Video!

10 Nov

Hey everyone!  I wanted to check in and share some pictures from my weekend…

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Random Lunch: kale chips, rice, and sweet potato!  Such a wierd comb0 (I had to clean out the fridge) but it worked!

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Selfie Time!  I had an interview on Friday, so I had to snap a pic of me getting ready.

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Hot apple cider and a book.  There is something about a hot drink that makes reading really really boring books for school much more bearable.

If you didn’t know this already, I am obsessed with pigs 🙂  This cute little video from YouTube has been on repeat #piggielove

Have a great Sunday!

 

Happy Sunday!

3 Nov

Happy Sunday!

As you are reading this, I am currently preparing for an interview (eek!).  Here’s a quick look at everything that happened this week:

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Awkward pre-run picture!  Do you like my bright pink running shirt?  I love long sleeves for this chilly weather that’s upon us.

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Edename, one of my favorite veggies!  Protein packed and so quick to make.  Delicious!

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Ugh essay writing 😦  Not complete without…

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Coffee!!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, everyone!  What did you do this week?

Lattes and Trader Joes Run.

27 Oct

Can we discuss how crazy this fog is??

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Campus has been incredibly foggy the past week, which is very out of the ordinary for the PNW.

This weekend has been a whirlwind of meetings, planning, and paper-writing, but I did take a moment to enjoy a latte from my favorite coffeeshop in town:

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That, my friends, is skill 🙂

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A massive TJ’s run also happened, and thank goodness!  I bought kale, yogurt, almond milk (I have officially switched from not liking regular cow milk), fruit and lettuce.

Have a great Sunday!

–Haley

It’s the Weekend!

20 Oct

Hey Y’all!  How was your week?  The weather this week was super foggy for some weird reason, and we didn’t have that much rain up here–what’s happening, PNW?

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The highlight of my week had to be a (successful) experiment with my blender, which turned out to be the best breakfast ever!  I blended strawberries, protein powder, vanilla almond milk and water to create the perfect fuel before my 11am Yoga class.  Yes, I am taking Yoga this quarter and it is WONDERFUL!  I love having a stress relief in my day, and it also helps to stretch out my body (tight hammies and hips, I’m lookin at you!)

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I was obviously way too excited to eat this while I was trying to snap a photo 😉  This week has been all about lunch on the go–I usually throw together a salad, or a rice and bean combo and call it good.

My new running plan has been going great since I started it this week.  I haven’t been perfect (sleeping in sounds so much better when it’s dark and 30 degrees outside!) but I am getting in the groove.  Have you checked out my schedule?  What do you think of it?

Well, I am off to the library to work on a huge group project and study for midterms!

–Haley

Weekend Recap

13 Oct

Happy Sunday, lovely readers!

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Are you ready for fall? I (Haley) certainly am! This weekend, I stayed inside and rested due to a cold (and yes, Hanna was sick too–it’s a twin thing!). Did you check out her sick tips post yet? My apartment is all decorated for the season, complete with little squash and chalkboard name cards 🙂

Even though I was feeling under the weather, I was still able to get so much done:

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Thanks to a Venti PSL (check out Hanna’s post for a homemade version) and about 4 solid hours at Starbucks, I was able to finish a HUGE essay that was due in my Honors Wall Street Seminar. So glad to be done with that!

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…but then I had to start in on another gigantic book for the same class 😦

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I also did some cleaning! This method spray smells like lavender (yum!) and cleans so well.

Have a great week, and check back in on Tuesday for an update on my new training plan!