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...then I'll be a happy camper. Runnerd.com went live yesterday. And it will just keep getting better and better, so visit often. But for it to be the best it can be, we need your help. So stop by and tell us what you want to see!!

Like if you want recipes for things like this. Not that I made it. It was a bowl of deliciousness that was dinner Saturday night from Wild Zucchini. The more delicious one on the right is mine.

And this picture is just because how could I not share it?!? It might be the first time Ellie Bean has held a baby. She could normally take them or leave them, but can you blame her for not being able to resist this one?

Tonight we had snow cones. After a day of playing at the splash pad, of course. Being the mean mom that I am, I made them eat dinner first.

My awesome brother and cute little nephew joined in on the fun.

Because I resisted the sugary temptation of getting a snow cone, I treated myself with this tonight. It has been my favorite evening treat for the past few weeks. Strawberries, bananas and Yoplait vanilla Greek yogurt. Soooo good! Like better than real dessert kind of good.

For the record, there was pool running this morning. I have taken advantage of being able to go to the pool every morning while Scott's work schedule allows it. I figure I might as well give my leg the best chance I can for it to heal. I'm a lucky girl to have a husband who makes sure I am able to do whatever it takes. Two weeks to go!!

 

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