WIAW: Halloween!

So two posts in one day! Woah, look at me go.

haha well it’s partially due to the fact that hurricane = no school and hurricane = me not having a prior WIAW done.

Plus, I wanted to show you all my fabulous Halloween treats, they’re actually not that exciting.

Thanks to Jenn at Peas and Crayons for hosting What I Ate Wednesdays- go check her out!

This morning when I woke up, I was freezing so I laid in bed for a while after I turned my heater on. Pretty soon, I got kind of hungry and rainy days/snowy days/any type of bad weather makes me crave pancakes. So in honor of the last couple days, that’s exactly what I had. Topped with some almond butter for a little more protein and honey.

After breakfast, I did some studying and then hit the gym for a much need lonnnggg workout. I’ve been trying to squeeze in pockets of exercise here and there but nothing beats a some cardio, some circuit work, and some ab work in an environment built for just that.

I was then starving so I heated up some Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash soup, made a small spinach salad, and added a yogurt, pretzel rods and coffee to round out my lunch. Delicious and filling!

I had to tutor around 3 so I dug into my Halloween treats for a little pick me up: Dots!

After two hours of tutoring, I was both hungry and thirsty so came home, chugged some water, and heated up a pesto pizza. I snacked on some carrots while I waited, and chopped up an apple to go with it.

This lovely maple walnut blondie and a banana were dessert!

Plans for the rest of the night include but aren’t limited to: Watching It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, tea, and possibly more Halloween goodies.

Not all mine- I promise!

Did you have any fun Halloween treats?

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Happy Halloween!

Hey everyone!

Sandy’s to blame for my absence but hopefully I’ll get back on track soon and also post a WIAW post later this evening.

No power outages for me. I left Sunday to stay at my aunt and uncles after several freak-outs and I’m so glad I did. I felt so much more safe and secure and my younger cousins distracted any anxiety right out of me!

board games for the bored!

I stayed there until Tuesday afternoon when most of the storm had passed. Thankfully, there was little damage that I saw and both my aunt and uncle’s house and my grandparent’s house were fine and had power. I know some of my other relatives on the eastern coast lost some power and were hit hard by the rain but everything was manageable.

So now it’s Halloween! I’m not a HUGE fan of dressing up but love the holiday for the decorations and candy and enjoy seeing little ones dress up. I did have a costume for the weekend: a bumblebee, which I loved a little too much especially for being diy.

And hopefully tonight, my housemates and I will pull together some loofah costumes…fingers crossed!

In honor of the holiday, I whipped up some pumpkin pancakes with a Trader Joe’s mix and enjoyed a couple treats that my mom sent!

Happy Halloween!

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Hi! I'm Kristina and a college student who loves food, eating, fitness, and variety of other fun things! I have a combined love of food and fitness and trying to balance it all into my busy life. FoodNook is my way of documenting my experiences and adventures in navigating healthy living on my own and trying out new things.