New Shoes + Great Costco Eats

Happy Saturday friends! I was so excited to get get out and run with my students this morning. We did a beautiful 6 mile loop!


We had some pretty tough hills at the beginning, but then the last three miles were a breeze. They all finished strong, I am so proud of them.


After the run, I went to the most wonderful Yoga class. I used to practice Hot Yoga at least once a week and now with my crazy schedule, I am lucky to get it in at least once a month.


The class is in a very small studio that gets about 100 degrees. Check out the description:

“Daniel’s power yoga is an intense physical practice that is done in a warm / hot room.  His yoga system was designed to help sculpt the body while keeping one feeling more at peace; a tool that will help students feel better daily. Our classes will make you sweat, tone, increase mobility while also working to release stress and tension. It is truly the best well rounded cross-training experience”.

I love Daniel’s class there is something about the heat that helps my body get into the deepest of all deep. He had us do this pose (this picture is of him)today, and I almost got both feet of the ground, ok maybe not!!


After being one sweaty beast I was STARVING!!! I decided to use my Jamba Juice gift card and had a Chunky Strawberry Topper.



I need to recreate this AMAZING treat! Here is the best part I found today that Jamba Juice is now serving Flat Breads and Wraps, and they were giving them away today with any purchase for only $1!

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I gobbled up half as soon as I got in my car! It was ok, I think my wraps at home are a lot more satisfying.


I then decided to go see if I could find some new running shoes. It so great that I get paid to run! ;). It’s funny to me that running shoes are the only thing that I have no problem spending money on. I honestly have never spent more then $20 on any other pair of shoes I own.

I was going to try a Saucony’s different brand of shoes, but i decided to stick with what has been working.I think the Asic 2140’s are perfect for me. I really need a shoe with a lot of stability because I am an over-pronator.

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I am sure these shoes will not be white for long, out with the blue and in with the new :). 

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Three Generations of shoes…These are the third pair of Ascis I have had this year. 

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After shoe shopping I took a trip to Costco( what was I thinking it is a HOLIDAY WEEKEND). As I am revisiting our budget I realized that I am spending a lot of money on things at the market, that I could be buying in bulk!

Here is the best of the Costco buys!

Organic Brown Rice, Fiber One Bars(Hubby loves these), Sandwich Thins, Kiwi, Spinach, Light Laughing Cow Cheese…

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Food Should Taste Good Multi Grain Chips, Alaskan Salmon Burgers, Blueberries, Tofu...

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and Sliced Apples(the only way Hubby likes them).

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oops I forgot the Kashi Go Lean and 

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a bottle of my favorite Wine!

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After all the shopping I was craving me some Chocolate Silk!

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The rest of the day is all mine! I am going to finish the budget and do a couple of blogger things while I watch some FRIENDS!!! Still have to figure out DINNER!!!

Question: What kind of shoes do you wear to workout in?!


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