jbildungsroman:

Ugh, worst song ever. 

if we’re being honest, this was the moment that Emma Stone arrived.

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10knotes:

Petition to get Nathan Fillion a role in Avengers 2 so these two can act together.

Please

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gwnstacy:

don’t ask me about my favorite tv show because i’ll bet you a million dollars that conversation is going to be a lot more than you bargained for

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The Sugar Freedom Finale!


The Sugar Freedom Finale!

Time to celebrate!

Sugar Freedom Week 8 Day 7

It’s finally here! The last day of the Sugar Freedom challenge!

It feels like New Year’s Eve in my apartment right now. I have popcorn popped and seasoned with lemon zest, ground ginger, ground green tea leaves, and salt (another AWESOME recipe from my birthday Popcorn book!), tonic water chilling in the fridge, and the Vimeogreatest hits playlist bumping on the Apple…

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Stuck on Sunflower Seeds


Stuck on Sunflower Seeds

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Sugar Freedom Week 8 Day 6

A couple months ago, I noticed one of my co-workers eating shelled sunflower seeds at her desk. I tend to get snacky at work, so I decided to follow her lead and get a bag of sunflower seeds to have at my desk, too.

I can’t decide if this was the best or worst decision I’ve ever made.

I’m Amanda and I’m a Sunflower Seed Addict. Seriously. I buy them in bulk at Winco.

Th…

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Almost Farmers Market Season!


Almost Farmers Market Season!

Local berries for sale at the Pasco Farmers Market.

Sugar Freedom Week 8 Day 5

Farmgirlfit posted a kickin’ blog post (and a cute picture of trainer Liz!) talking more in-depth about why minimizing fruit intake is good for the body.

The post gives a good summary of why this minimizing fruit intake is included in the challenge, to answer all of the doubters who have asked me, “You can’t even eat FRUIT?!”

Fresh fruits, generally, are nutritious and…

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Berry Interesting


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Sugar Freedom Week 8 Day 5

When I was reading the low glycemic foods list yesterday, I noticed a distinct absence of berries. Which prompted me to ask a really dumb question:

“Are berries considered a fruit?”

I say this is a dumb question because it should seem fairly obvious that berries are part of the fruit family. However, when I didn’t see any blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries listed…

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Learning Low Glycemic Lingo


Learning Low Glycemic Lingo

The last and final challenge!

Sugar Freedom Week 8 Days 2 & 3

I finally learned what “limited fruit intake” means. After I ate a banana (wrong move).

This sign greeted me when I got to Farmgirlfit this morning. Apparently we’re sticking to fruits on the low glycemic foods list: cherries, plums, grapefruit, peaches, apples, pears, grapes, and oranges.

The last and final challenge!

The last and final challenge!

Unfortunately, bananas are a medium glycemic…

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