I was up early this morning and ready to tailgate with some friends at the UNCC vs. PC game. Most of my friends went to PC and it was cool seeing them in their element. Before the game, I needed to do a couple things…grab coffee, walk the pups, and buy snacks because there was no way in hell I was baking that early.
Speaking of baking…
I went to the movies last night to go see “The Visit.” I don’t normally go see movies like this; I wait for them to go on Redbox of Netflix. I am so happy I went to this one though. I was expecting to walk out going “that was so stupid.” Instead, I found it to be one of the best movies I’ve seen in a while (Maybe I need to watch more movies.) They cast this movie perfectly and the storyline was great. I didn’t find myself predicting what would happen next. If you’re looking for a good movie to see this weekend, I give this the full five stars on a weekend-date ranking. The people sitting in the theater made it really fun too; we all screamed and laughed together.
My theater snacks (because we didn’t have dinner before): Daily Greens & Chia Bar.
I made Earthfare’s organic kettle pop with some M&M’s on top and we started watching Netflix’s new series Narcos, but didn’t make it past the first ten minutes.
How many of you add M&M’s to your popcorn?
I’ll be saving money on blankets this year.
OK, back to this morning.
Dear lord, this post is all over the place.
I grabbed some coffee from Starbucks, and no it wasn’t a Pumpkin Spiced Latte (even though I wished it was.) I usually order a tall, non-fat, no whipped cream pumpkin spice latte. That’s a pretty skinny drink, but it still contains 38 grams of sugar and 39 grams of carbohydrates. I normally don’t pay attention to that stuff anymore after my recovery, but that is just way too high for a drink I can make at home.
I’m sticking to my tall nonfat latte without the pumpkin spice. Sorry if this ruined PSL season for you, but I just thought you should be aware of all the added sugars in the drinks.
We got to the tailgate at 10 am. I brought a protein bar to eat instead of diving into the tailgate food. I’m trying hard to eat better this year. Last year was a disaster and I took advantage of football season with all the chicken wings and pizza. I don’t want to do that again because I’ve been doing really well. We watch a lot of football and I’m planning on packing on the veggies this year…not lbs.
The Lemon Zest Luna bar is like a dessert…so good.
Since I didn’t feel like baking or cooking, I picked up donuts (ironically just got done talking about sugar) and chips to the tailgate. I thought it was only necessary to bring SOUTHERN biscuits and gravy chips since it was a southern tailgate ;). I was excited to see that Light Cider was back at the grocery store because it’s a Fall treat for me.
I decided not to the to the game because Iowa and Notre Dame were playing. Today is a big game for Iowa; they’re playing Iowa State, so I couldn’t miss it. Plus, I wanted to fulfill orders for the shop while watching the game.
I rocked my Iowa shirt today. GO HAWKEYES!
If I can get my tired but off the “football couch” we are going to go out with everyone tonight.