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Is it just me, or did this weekend go by WAY too fast?! Mine was a blur. A huge BLUR. As I was at work over a majority of those precious weekend hours. On the upside, I love most of my co-workers and we have a blast at work. On the other hand, I’ve had 3 bad bad tables that stick out to me the entire time I’ve been waitressing. 2 of those 3 tables were this weekend. Yep. But, it happens.

In any case, one of the highlights of my weekend was when I found this package at my doorstep.

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The lovely Jess and I decided to do a bloggie exchange but I never dreamed she would send me such amazing goodies! Check this out…

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You’ve Got Chocolate in my Peanut Butter Cookies and some bars

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The bars are SO GOOD! Seriously better than any store bought or otherwise I’ve had. Annnnd Jess, I’m going to bug you for the recipe. Just FYI 😉

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And the cookies… oh boy. Let’s just say these babies are long gone now. They were in all honesty, the best cookies of my life.

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Jess, can you come be my personal baker?! Puh-lease?! But thankgoodness she sent me the recipe for the cookies, or I may have died from lack of themostamazingcookies ever.

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I didn’t take many foodie pictures this weekend but here were a few highlights.

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The infamous pumpkin bread..

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OH so good.

And moist!

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Cereal..

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Pancakes from this mix..

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I was trying to achieve perfectly fluffy and buttermilky (but still healthy) pancakes

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Fluffy? Yes. Tasty? Yes.

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But a little subpar… The toppings were good, however.

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TJ’s peanut butter and Angela’s pumpkin butter.

 

Amy’s Cheese Lasagna

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And garlic bread

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Dare I say it but I think I like the veggie lasagna more?

 

A yogurt mess with THE granola…

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a banana and TJ’s peanut butter

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TJ’s yogurt

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Annnnd drizzled with the raspberry honey.. so GOOD! Both the honey and the granola were outstanding!

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Most of my lunches between shifts have been SUBS as of late.

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I’ve been craving them for some reason. And they keep me full all shift long.. plenty of veggies, whole grains, fiber, and protein.

 

On another note, I’m on the search for a jaw-dropping amazingly delicious dessert for Thanksgiving. I’m partial to cakes but I’m open to any and all dessert opportunities… so the question is, what should I make?! Anyone have a killer recipe or can direct me toward one?! I may reward the winning suggestion with a little gift… 😉

 

Serendipity – Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for. –Lawrence Block

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