Wednesday, December 24, 2014

With Good Intentions…

I am going to sail through this last week of December into the New Year.

I finished up the third and last week of Fitknitchick’s 21 Day Re-Boot Bootcamp with a bang! I did change the order of the workouts around to accomodate my own schedule and our local weather but it was all good.  I think having a Facebook group to help hold me accountable was just what I needed to stay focused and moving.  Thanks to Tamara for putting it all together and for being such an inspiring leader.

Some bits and pieces from the week:

I have several appointments on my calendar this week so will be limiting my workouts to walking... there will be a run on either Christmas Day or Boxing Day, weather-dependant.

Yesterday morning I made up a batch of Nutty Truffles (recipe on the food blog) to have around over the next few days. I know I will want a little nibble here and there and it is better to have my own treats prepared.

Nutty Truffles

Later, The Captain and I wandered through the Festival of Trees at the Empress Hotel on our way to Itami Sushi for a late lunch date. The trees are decorated by local businesses, schools and organizations and it is always fun to see how creative the decorators get.

Lunch was fabulous.  We shared several different items off the menu and thoroughly enjoyed it all.  Aside from all the pictures I took myself, the sweet waitress snapped this one of the 2 of us with my phone.

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Today is Christmas Eve and I will be making cranberry sauce to go with the traditional turkey dinner I am cooking tomorrow.  I think we will pick up some takeout Chinese for our dinner at home this evening.  Afterwards, if it isn’t pouring rain, we will go for a walk around the neighborhood to look at the lights.  One of my favorite things about this Holiday Season.

And so tomorrow is Christmas… hope yours is Merry and Bright!  Do get outside for a walk if you can… such a fun way to spend a bit of time with your loved ones, too.

Merry Christmas from our house to yours!


  1. Have a very very Merry Christmas.

  2. Enjoy Elle!!!! Sounds like a busy you but I hope some R&R in there!!!!!

  3. Merry Christmas Sweet Elle!!! You KNOW I'll be making those FANTASTIC truffles!!! xoox's

  4. Merry Christmas Elle! Hope if was fabulous!


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