My fingers must have muscle memory.
I deleted half of my photos from today!! I went to delete 1 photo right after I took it, and before I knew what I was doing….I had selected the trash can button on the camera, then arrowed over to delete all, and then on the next screen that says “cancel” or “delete all” I hit delete all. Before I knew what my fingers were even doing!! Every morning before I start taking breakfast photos I always delete all and my fingers must really be used to the pattern.
Luckily I aborted about half way through. Of course I did this on a morning that I ate something other than oats. Go figure.
Oh well!! Actually I heard that there are memory card recovery programs that get your deleted files back. I’ll try that out and post if I find them.
Breakfast rocked. I used a recipe from on of my favorite new blogs (never home)maker. It’s called the “Banana Scrambled Sandwich” and basically contains mashed banana, nut butter, maple syrup, + shredded coconut. You heat it up in a pan and it is just SO so so good. I ate the “recipe for 2” for myself, because I’m super starving in the AM. However, I made 1/2 with pnut butter and 1/2 with maple cinnamon almond butter. Both were insanely delicious stacked between 2 slices of toasted Fitness Bread.
Can you picture it?
Then I met Emily for coffee. I got a latte and made a pretty heart with the foam, but alas…no photo…
Are you bored yet? I am…
After I deleted the photos…I took 2 shots of what was left of the cake.
I used my standard butter cream frosting recipe, which I love because it’s super creamy + not overly sweet. I infused it with vanilla, cinnamon, and maple syrup. Laura said Chocolate is Trav’s favorite flavor.
I also infused some of the frosting with spinach for grassy green sides and cocoa powder for chocolatey brown letters. Everyone asked if the green was guacamole ;)
After making the cake, I set it on top of the fridge so the dogs would stand no chance at finding it…and went for a bike ride! It was gorgeous outside today but a little chilly. It was about 55-60 and a little windy but after my first lap I was all warmed up!
- 8 laps = 18.5m –> 1hr 15min
It felt great to get in a long ride, especially since yesterday’s was cut short. I could have kept going because I was feeling great but had to get back to frost the cake, shower and head out! Still a great ride though!
Doublemint Gum anyone? Wow, they really had good marketing back in the day because I can still sing that jingle along with the one for “Big Red.” Ugh. Totally stuck in my head! Are there still commercials for either of those?
Delicious fiesta food. Laura made awesome homemade guac! I filled up 2 tacos full of veggies, a LOT of guac and salsa with chips on the side and a piece of cake. mmm
One of their friends MADE piñatas for Travis. They were awesome. A big “T” for obvious reasons and 2 rain drops because Travis’s grad degree deals with water + engineering in developing countries.
Watching adults swing at piñatas is highly entertaining.
This little girl ROCKED the “T.” She seriously creamed it.
And a puggle puppy!
And Laura munching on cake.
Four freezing people. It was realllllly cold. Come on Colorado…warm UP! Apparently, we’re all hat people ;)
Aaaaand that’s all folks…
Time for a snack + bed..up early for work!
Oooooh edited to add!!! These came from the lovely Laura…woohoo!
The full cake!!!
I told you…it was COLD. It looks like I’m trying to break my right foot!
Okay…bed time for realz!