Today was a good day! I woke up early, while it was still cool outside and got a short & easy run in before work. Just enough time for 3 miles (which is shorter than I’d like right now), but 3 miles is better than 0 miles! I’ll share more on this in a future post, but suffice it to say I haven’t been very consistent with my training recently. Working on it!
What I Ate Yesterday
I need something before I run, so I tried out this new Vega Energizing Smoothie mixed with water before the run. Full review to come – stay tuned!
I rushed around after my run to make it to work for an early meeting with my mentoring group. I made a big bowl of oatmeal with brown sugar + raisins to enjoy during our meeting.
Knowing veggies would be mostly absent at dinner, I loaded up at lunch. A big plate of veggies, mixed with sweet potato, and topped by salsa. I may have been inspired by this meal posted by Lindsay yesterday!
I came home from work with a LOT to do before I had company over for a Lia Sophia jewelry party. Somehow, I managed to throw together mini-pimiento cheeze sandwiches, chocolate coconut shortbread cookies, and “bacon” white bean hummus. To be honest, I wasn’t thrilled with my impromptu cookies, but they have potential (although I only have 4 left, and I made a lot)– a recipe to tweak for another time!
Lia Sophia Party
I wasn’t always a jewelry person. In fact, for the first 8 years of my work-life, I really didn’t wear anything. At all. But after picking up a few small pieces when I travelled, I hosted a Lia Sophia party a few years ago and I was hooked! About half of my “jewelry closet” is filled with pieces from Lia Sophia and it’s really awesome stuff.
Last night, I was happy to host my second party, with my awesome friend Malinda as the consultant! She spent a few minutes giving an overview of the company and a contest for a cute pair of earrings (which my mom won!).
It was great to see some good friends, some I hadn’t seen in far too long! We had wine, food, and shopping in the dining room. It really was so much fun and I loved every minute of it!
My free hostess gift was this amazing wood & silver double necklace – I can’t wait to show this one off!
I also picked out a whole bunch of other awesome pieces, which I should be able to show off in a week or so. Including this necklace that I also gave to my sister for Christmas. I almost kept it for myself then, but decided you are supposed to give gifts that you like, right?
I’ll share the rest when it arrives – don’t you worry!
Questions for you:
Favorite eat of the week so far?
Have you ever hosted a jewelry (or other similar) party?
Do you wear jewelry every day?