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It’s official. Fall is upon us. How do I know this? A little something called pumpkin has taken over my life…


I found this Pumpkin Pancake/Waffle Mix at World Market.

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Best. Pancakes. EVER.

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I made these with 1/2 cup of the mix, a bit of milk and water, and Greek Yogurt in place of the oil.

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I can’t even adequately describe these babies.. they were almost.. gooey…doughy… In a good way.

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Topped with PB&Co. The Bees Knees Peanut Butter and pumpkin butter. And blueberries. You know, for the antioxidants and all.

Sept 19 007

Best thing I’ve eaten in a while…



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Lunch was a Publix Veggie Burger on a sandwich thin with tomato, ketchup, and mustard.

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Along with Sun Chips..

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And Terra Sweet Potato Chips

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I then took a trip to Whole Foods annnnnd to get frozen yogurt 🙂


Plain frozen yogurt with blueberries, raspberries, and ice cream cone crumbles.


It’s been way toooo long since I’ve had fro-yo.


Breakfast/Brunch today featured….drumroll please… CANNED PUMPKIN!!! I found some organic canned pumpkin at Whole Foods yesterday. It’s no Libby’s but it’ll do 🙂

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Oh Pumpkin Oats, how I have missed you!

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This was 1/4 cup scottish oats, 1/2 of a banana, water, milk, cinnamon, salt, and pumpkin stirred in at the end.

Topped with The Bees Knees and Skippy  Natural.


“Lunch” today consisted of a pack of peanut butter crackers and a handful of candy corn while at the pool. Yes, I know. Don’t judge me 😉


Dinner included this baby…

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A Sweet Dumpling Squash. Looks kind of like an acorn squash but I’ll go with it…

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I roasted it and a white sweet potato with maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt.

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Baby fingerling potatoes…

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A veggie burger..

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And kale chips.

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Dessert was this cookie..

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I’ve been dying to try these forever!

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Along with an Adora Disk! (thank you Katie!)



I apologize for the picture/food heavy word short post but I’m exhausted and about to head to bed super early (yes, channeling my inner elderly) I have a job interview tomorrow soo fingers crossed!


Today I am thankful for..

  1. New job opportunity
  2. Chocolate. ‘Nuff said.
  3. Pumpkin 🙂


“I don’t define my life by my past. I’m living today, and I determine my future.”