Minute by Minute

April 4, 2012

I always tell you about the exciting things about my day but for this post I decided to tell you about every little detail about yesterday because I am bored.  Billy is doing homework and it is taking all of my mental strength to let him do that without interrupting him.

4:10- Get home from school and hand wash the dishes (ha, now I have written proof that I was the last one to do the dishes).

4:25-Eat a bowl of cottage cheese and grapes and wonder what I ever did before I found this winning combination.

4:28- Pack my bfast and snacks for the next day and simultaneously make an incredibly difficult dinner of three ingredients in the crockpot: chicken breasts, bbq sauce and potatoes.   I knew Billy wouldn’t get home until about 8 and so I wanted to make sure when he walked in the house it would smell like heavenly food.

4:38-Lay down and take my necessary nap because at this point it isn’t safe to even walk in a straight line let alone drive anywhere.  I love falling asleep to background noise and so the TV stays on.

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5:38-Wake up and feel like a human again.  Head on over to TJ Maxx because my running shorts are getting just a little small, time for some new ones.

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6:00- Stand at the gas pump watching my money be sucked away from me.  That hurts.

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6:13- Walk around to every store in the mall looking for a bridal shower gift for my bestie getting hitched.

7:20-Consider going to a RIPPED class like I had planned for my workout but decide my soul actually needed to be outside running, I couldn’t stay inside.  I ran 5 miles and only had to stop at one stop light the whole time, looks like I was meant to run outside last night.


8:04- Get home and Billy is finally there but still working hard, why didn’t he choose an easier major…gosh electrical engineering is taking over his life.  Good thing that law school for the next three years will be so much less time consuming;)   I stretch, foam roll while watching The Voice.  Take a quick shower and get into my comfiest pajamas.

8:33-Take Billy up to campus to drop off his homework and sit in the car reading blogs and writing back to comments on my phone.  He is the best ever and bought these from the vending machine, I may have teared up.

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9:13- Eat dinner.  You can eat anything on top of lettuce and call it a salad.

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9:16-Get off the couch to get seconds, I eat fast.

9:20-Blogify about my incredibly boring day…..actually the donuts made it an exciting day.

9:52-Take vitamins, brush teeth, floss and think about washing my mascara off but decide that I will just let it stay on another day because I am too lazy.


Check out my latest HRG Baby post HERE!


Tell me about some minute by minute things that you have done this morning:)

What was the last errand that you had to do?

What was the last piece of clothing that you bought?  Any TJ Maxx fans out there?

What is something that you HATE spending money on?


Becky Przy April 4, 2012 at 5:59 am

6:19 a.m. woke up after going to bed at midnight. 6:20coffee. It seems the later I go to bed the earlier I get up.

RIPPED has finally made its way to MN and I am thinking of trying it…any tips?

I hate spending money on food–that’s why I clip coupons and look through every grocery ad;-)


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:41 am

AHHH that is not enough sleep Becky. We woke up at the same time but I went to bed at ten. You better get a nap today. I am stoked you are going to try RIPPED. Hmmmm just bring lots of water and be prepared to sweat! Let me know how it goes!!


Julia April 4, 2012 at 6:01 am

I recently bought some cute (cheap!) shirts at Gap. I haven’t been a fan of Gap over the past couple of years, but I like what they have in the store now!

This morning? coffee, blog, shower, debated about ironing my shirt, decided I didn’t feel like it, packed the million snacks I need to get through my day, and am now getting ready to head off to work.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:41 am

I haven’t been to gap forever, I guess it is time to go in. Ironing is overrated. Have a great day at work.


Katie @ msfitrunner April 4, 2012 at 6:16 am

Love that little pic of you looking down at your feet – cute little baby belly coming along! :)
I love TJ Maxx, but sometimes don’t have the patience to look through everything.
My minute by minute morning is way more boring than your minute by minute of yesterday, so I’ll spare you…it’s lots of running around the house getting kids fed and ready for school and dance lessons though!
Have a great day:)


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:42 am

I KNOW…it is really starting to pop out. You really have to be in the right mood for TJ Maxx. Ha, your mornings sound tiring to me! Have a great day speedy Katie!


Heather @ Run Eat Play April 4, 2012 at 6:23 am

This moring, I woke up and used a heating pad on my feet. Then rolled them on a golf ball. I have to do all this before I can pee!! Then my younger son attacked me.

I love TJ Maxx for workout clothes. You can’t beat the prices!

I hate spending money on gas and going out to eat, even though I love going out to eat. It drives me crazy to spend $4 on a lemonade so I just order water.

Have a great day!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:43 am

HAHAH I love that your son attacked you:) I used to have to do that with my feet too and it was so hard to not pee my pants ha. Oh yes, there is no way I could spend money on drinks ha!


Alyssa @ fit and fun in third April 4, 2012 at 6:29 am

Not only do I HATE spending money on gas too, but the very act of going to a gas station to fill up drives me mad!!! I hate the fact that I have no choice in the matter.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:43 am

Yep, you are so right…I am the same way. I definitely procrastinate it until the last second possible.


Stephanie April 4, 2012 at 6:43 am

Love tj maxx! Nordstroms rack is my newest love, there’s one right by my house…it’s a little dangerous!

7:06 leave work
7:23 get home
7:24 make a bowl of cereal
7:28 go to bathrooms/wash face/let cereal get appropriately soggy
7:32 read your blog/eat cereal
7:41 put on sleeping mask and fall asleep


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:44 am

I am so jealous that you live near a Nordstrom Rack, that place is the best. You get home so late from work!


stephanie April 4, 2012 at 12:30 pm

haha not 7 last night, 7 this morning. I work nights :)


Rachel April 4, 2012 at 6:46 am

I actually hate spending money on clothes. I love new clothes and I don’t mind shopping, but I just get depressed when Gap wants to charge $80 for jeans. Jeans!!! They used to cost, what, $30?! It makes me sad.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:45 am

I know, it is quite depressing. That is why I buy my jeans at Forever 21 for $15 ha. Hope you have an amazing day Rachel!


Dani @ RunDaniellaRun April 4, 2012 at 6:48 am

Love this post :) I hate that we have to spend so much money to have a cell phone anymore, it drives me crazy that its so expensive for really no apparent reason other than what other choice to people have?

Mid Day Run Day of Today

11:15 – Take girls to music class
12:00 – Go to grocery store to buy food because we have none and part of my job is feeding girls
1:00 – Eat Lunch
1:05 – Finish lunch and want ice cream…


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:45 am

You really are so right about how ridiculously expensive it is to have a cell phone. You better eat ice cream after lunch:)


Kristen @ notsodomesticated April 4, 2012 at 6:50 am

Ugh I hate spending money on gas, too. And I hate how much of our money income goes to student loans. Bleck.

5:30 am: Hear Brandon waking up and getting ready for work. Can’t go back to sleep, but lay there grumbling. Oh the joys of living in a tiny hotel room.
6:15 am: Eventually get out of bed. Read blogs until breakfast opens at 6:30.
6:30: Go get breakfast from hotel dining room. See that they are still out of bananas. Try not to cry.
6:45: Eat breakfast. Still bummed about lack of bananas.
7:15ish: Pray.
7:30 until now: Get showered and ready and prepared for an interview I have this morning, while also reading blogs. ;)


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:46 am

Oh yes, student loans….NOT FUN! Wow, Brandon gets up so early for work. I am going to send you banana asap! AHHH GOOD LUCK in your interview, you will rock it Kristen!


Kristen @ notsodomesticated April 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm

He doesn’t usually get up that early … normally it’s more like 6:15 or so. :) Thanks for the kind words about the interview! I’m actually going to start working part-time in the kids department at Lifetime Fitness! I wasn’t able to find a school psych job here in Georgia since we moved in the middle of the school year, so this will be a nice change of pace! :)


Khushboo April 4, 2012 at 6:57 am

Spending money on cab fare KILLS me but sometimes it’s just so necessary.

I’ll give you a minute breakdown of my morning:

6.48: wake up and the lord that I still have a bit more sleeping time
7.29: eyes open again
7.30: alarm goes off
7.40: alarm goes off again – snooze
7.50: alarm goes off again – snooze
7.59: need the bathroom in a bad way
8.00: do my biz in the bathroom
8.14: head out the door
8.23: at the gym


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:47 am

I bet that cab fare gets out of control expensive! I am a snooze button addict too! Hope you had a great gym session!


Jessie @RunforFroYo April 4, 2012 at 7:14 am

5:00 AM woke up, 5:07, got out of bed, 5:10 did Jillian’s Ripped in 30 week 4! Jillian is a beast!

I love TJ Maxx, except I always end up over spending because I feel like I’m saving so much money!

The last errand I ran was to Walmart.. Gotta love Wally World.

I HATE spending money on gas as well.. I also really hate paying for parking.

HAVE you seen my puppy yet?


Janae April 4, 2012 at 8:50 am

Great job getting up so early and rocking week FOUR of Jillian’s Ripped..that is intense! I go to Walmart multiple times a week ha. Sawyer is seriously the cutest thing I have ever seen in my entire life!


Angie April 4, 2012 at 7:26 am

I’ll have to try grapes with cottage cheese. I’ve been obsessed with pineapple and cottage cheese. Thank god for Costco. I think there are worse pregnancy cravings!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 9:05 am

YES TRY IT. Yep, you are right there are much worse things to crave. I am going to have to try the pineapple combo. What would we do without Costco?


Ashley T April 4, 2012 at 7:29 am

I love TJMaxx, although it’s kind of hit or miss for me. BUT I did just find some cute Nike running shorts there for $14.99! Sweet.

P.S. Is that a pie plate that you’re eating your salad out of?? Ha, I love it! :)


Janae April 4, 2012 at 9:06 am

That is an incredible deal! Yep, it is a pie plate….it is the only thing big enough for my ginormous salads ha. Have an amazing day!


Barb April 4, 2012 at 7:29 am

TJ Maxx has the BEST workout clothes… I got Saucony winter running tights for $10 over the weekend. I also got a reflective running vest and a handheld running water bottle…. random. Lots of running deals at that store. Love me some TJ Maxx!

I hate spending money on insurance. I know I need it and will always pay for it, but it is absolutely no fun.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 9:08 am

10 bucks…that is an incredible deal wahoo!!! Oh you are right, insurance is NOT fun to spend money on.


Pam April 4, 2012 at 7:30 am

you’re the cutest Janae! :)) I hate spending dinero on the car wash. I always feel like I can do a better job! ;) Last thing I bought was a hello kitty purse from the costa mesa swap meet!! I LOVE it!

I’m happy you got a great run in & I love your crock-pot recipe idea! genius!! Have a great day my friend!! xo :))


Pam April 4, 2012 at 7:30 am

OH…YES, “I’m a “maxxinista!!” :)


Janae April 4, 2012 at 9:09 am

You are a maxxinista:) I need to see a picture of your hello kitty purse. That is so so fun. I miss you and have an amazing day!


Becca April 4, 2012 at 7:30 am

I hate spending money on gas!! I can think of so many things I would rather spend my money on :) TJ Maxx is hit or miss.. Some days they have great buys while other times they have nothing. I buy my shampoo at TJ Maxx!
The last errand I ran was to drop my dogs prescription of at Wallgreens.. Clearly he is a real person and gets his meds from a regular pharmacy :) haha.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:23 am

Really…I am going to have to copy you on the shampoo thing, brilliant. Hope your dog is okay:)


Sierra April 4, 2012 at 7:31 am

I had lots of errands today. Dentist, airlines office, making appointments for my husband at the doctor, pharmacy, and later tonight I have an orientation for a new fitness venture and volunteer opportunity. Busy, busy.

Paying for gas and pumping gas…both completely terrible in my book. I also hate paying for extra luggage.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:23 am

You are a busy woman. Yep, you are right about the pumping of gas being annoying too. AHHHH seriously, why do they charge so much now for luggage on planes? It drives me insane.


Cait @ Beyond Bananas April 4, 2012 at 7:32 am

I also pack up my lunch and snacks as soon as I get home from work! Anything that can be prepped on Sunday for work is also done! :)


Losing Lindy April 4, 2012 at 7:33 am

hmm..maybe I should try TJMaxx.

Gas prices here are crazy..and I am regreting my car


Josie @ happycorredora.com April 4, 2012 at 7:38 am

I don’t even know if there is a TJ Maxx in NYC but I am tempted by all the tv ads “I’m an Maxinista….” :)

I have a bunch of boring errands to run: buy ink for the printer, pay rent etc. But one I am looking forward to is a trip to Trader Joes… what to buy!? :)


Jenn@ Run It My Way April 4, 2012 at 7:49 am

EEk spending money on cars in general (except Hello Kitty fuzzy dice, steering wheel covers and other useless things that make my car resemble a Barbie-mobile) is NO fun! I avoid boring money pits like oil changes (apparently that’s a bad habit to get into? I recently went 20,000km without changing the oil. My bf’s dad, who is a car dealer, actually took my car and changed it for me! HA!) Gas is also a very un-fun thing to spend money on. I also dislike spending money on prescriptions (may or may not have spend my birth control pill $ on a new gym tank top… I wish I was kidding about that!)


Bess @ Bess Be Fit April 4, 2012 at 7:50 am

Haha your posts are just so fun to read…YOU ARE TOO STINKIN CUTE lil lady!!! When does Billy know where he goes to law school?? Mike is now trying to figure that out also…um can we scheme and get them to go to the same place so we can hang out all the time? I think yes.


Theresa April 4, 2012 at 7:50 am

hmmm this morning, i rolled out of bed, tailed it to the gym..did a 7 mile run on the treadmill, came home, walked nacho, fed the cats, iced my ankle, showered and headed to work..i’m always busy as a bee in the mornings :)

last errand I had to do was running to target to finish my easter basket shopping (i make baskets for kevin and my sister)..and being overjoyed that I accidentally bought too many cadbury mini eggs. its gonna be a good weekend :)

why do i feel like i can never find anything when i go to tjmaxx? at least not clothes wise. home goods wise, def!!


Erika@YouJustDidWhat April 4, 2012 at 8:05 am

How much is gas there?? I spent $20 the other day on 1/4 of a gallon!!! Ridiculous!!! That was $4.40/ gallon!
Um…TJ Madden is a must and because it has Homegoods attached to it, I’m in heaven!!


Meghan Rene April 4, 2012 at 8:19 am

I bought a Lulu lemon top to spoil myself for my rewards this week. Plus – I am hoping it will be worn at my first half marathon.

Um – I despise gas!!!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:22 am

AHHH so so great, I am obsessed with Lulu and you totally deserve to spoil yourself. You are going to rock your first 1/2!


Andrea @ Andrea Out Loud! April 4, 2012 at 8:26 am

LOVE TJ MAXX!i have never thoguth to buy workout clothes there. DUH i need to check that out.
I hate spending money on certain household things. like a washer and dryer for example. it is important but its so un-glamorous.
last errand was the bank. so exciting it hurts! haha kidding!


Tabaitha April 4, 2012 at 8:34 am

I so wish our TJMax had running shorts for sale! That is a beautiful site to see!

I woke up at 6:10 to my son coming in my room asking if he could go downstairs to watch cartoons. I told him he could cuddle with me instead. Around 7am, finally crawl out of bed to brush my teeth. Go downstairs to make breakfast, pancakes! 8am, wake up the girls and get all of the kids dressed. Everyone has breakfast. 8:30, call my mom and sister who live in another city. 9am, clean the kitchen. 9:30am, check email and blogs.
The last piece of clothing I purchased was for Peyton. She is growing so fast, I needed to get her new sleepers and onsies. I agree, spending money on inflated gas prices is the worst. This will make me seem old, but my senior year of high school, I paid $0.87/gallon.


Robin April 4, 2012 at 4:46 pm

I paid $1/gallon my senior year of high school, and honestly I don’t think ’96 is all that long ago!


Caitlin @ This Bride's Joyride April 4, 2012 at 8:46 am

Minute by minute:

Alarm went off at 7:10am. Almost snoozed then realized last night I set the time for later than my normal 7am wake-up time so I had to get up.

Got out of bed and the fiance said, “Shh, you were right, they are writing a poem”. Only I thought he said a bull? Watch out for the bull? He kept saying “the poem, the poem!!” Realized I am marrying a nut who talks in his sleep.

Got coffee, showered, got ready, day-dreamed about having a personal chef who would have had pancakes and eggs waiting for me, then got on the bus to work hungry.

I think your donuts would have made my morning more exciting! And now I really want to head to TJ Maxx!


Lindie April 4, 2012 at 9:04 am

Your minute to minute day is great! We had the same BBQ chicken in the crockpot yesterday too! So yummy!

I LOVE TJ Maxx! Is the greatest! I Love the home goods and all the Ralph Lauren baby clothes! Such great deals!

The last errand I ran was to Home Depot where I bought paint and supplies for baby girl #2 nursery! I got 2 walls painted so far… Didn’t finish because my 2 year old thought it would be so fun to dip her hands in the paint can :) gotta love 2 year olds!


Katie M. April 4, 2012 at 9:09 am

That chicken potato (salad) looks delightful!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:21 am

Thank you for including the (salad) ha:) Hope you are having an amazing day Katie!


Yellow Haired Girl April 4, 2012 at 9:14 am

The last piece of clothing I bought was a bright yellow shirt – and I’m wearing it today underneath a black blazer! Nice to have a pop of color on a day where it’s supposed to rain…

I also HATE spending money on gas. That’s a strong word, and I’m absolutely sticking to my usage of it here ;) have a wonderful Wednesday!


Kelsey@ ReadySetFeast April 4, 2012 at 9:20 am

i LIVE at tj maxx. I would die without that store.

i just bought a bunch of cardigans from nordstrom rack! love deals.


Jaeme + Randy April 4, 2012 at 9:29 am

Not a big TJ Maxx fan. I can’t shop at stores like that, it gives me anxiety to have that much stuff to look through haha. But everyone finds cute and cheap stuff there! I just bought a new workout shirt at Target though that fits my growing self great and it was 12.99 :).

So far my day has been:
5:20-wake up…boo…that is why I can’t work out in the morning before work, too early!
6:20-leave for work
7:00-start work
And that is where I will stay until 7pm then hopefully I will be able to get a quick workout in at the gym. That is my entire day. Sort of sad when you work 12 hour shifts haha.

Buying gas is the most terrible thing in the world. I also hate buying groceries because I spend way more than I plan to!

Question: What have you guys heard about law school? Has Billy been accepted? He should apply to University of Rochester (I don’t actually know if they have a law school), then we can move out to New York together in August! Haha


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:20 am

5:20…holy cow that is so early, I had no idea you started so early! WOW, 12 hour shifts while pregnant, you are my hero. I had no idea that you are going to move to NY! How are you going to get out there…is your doctor letting you travel in your last month? We actually got into a school in NYC and we are still trying to make a decision. I am so excited for you guys! Next time you are down in Orem you better let me know, I would love to do something.


Jaeme + Randy April 4, 2012 at 1:58 pm

I would love to get together!

Haha well the school/baby situation is a little complicated. For one, I can’t travel that late into my pregnancy and second my insurance is here so I don’t want to deliver somewhere else where I will have to pay for the entire delivery. So I will be having the baby here. Randy will move out about 2 weeks before and then come back for the baby. Then he will move back out there and I will go out as soon as I feel like I can. A little crazy on the timing! We are actually still waiting to hear back from Arizona, which would still be complicated, but at least not nearly as hard for him to get back fast if he needs to as if he was in Rochester! So really, I’m hoping for that.

I didn’t know he got into school in NYC, how exciting! Is it NYU? You will probably be in the same sort of situation as us since school will be starting right when your due!


char eats greens April 4, 2012 at 10:09 am

Waaaaaait…how does your hair NOT get super sweaty from a 5 mile run?!?! Or do I just not know how to prevent this from happening properly?! I want to get out for a run now, but I’m so lazy and unmotivated lately. As long as you don’t count the workout I did last night at 10pm…that one was just a fluke!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:19 am

I sweat everywhere but my head I think. Plus I think you can just train your hair after a while to need less and less washings:) CHAR…you can do it…get out and enjoy a run, you will feel so much better!


Chels R. April 4, 2012 at 10:09 am

Hate spending moolah on gas too! It really does feel like the life is being sucked out of you. Like you, yesterday I got my run on instead of cross training because I needed to get a good run in. Today is massage and then dance class! This morning was uneventful. I woke up, did not run and made an egg sandwich to take to work.

That chicken & potatoes with the salad looks so YUM! :-)


Rachelle April 4, 2012 at 10:14 am

Freaking love you! You are hilarious and that running picture of your little bump is epic. We need to start going for walks after work. For reals!

Have an amazing day Janae!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 11:18 am

YES, let’s go on some walked..that sounds like a blast!


Christina Marie April 4, 2012 at 11:12 am

Ugh. Hello, my name is Christina, and I have a TJ Maxx problem.

So last week I went to TJX and Marshalls looking for a dress for a wedding. 6 dresses, 3 pairs of Tempo shorts and a bunch of other stuff later I realized I might have over done it. Might.

Also spending $42 bones to fill up a Honda Civic is just plain wrong. And I have to do it again tonight :(


Megan @ Run Like a Grl April 4, 2012 at 11:21 am

I definitely hate spending money on gas, thankfully I don’t have to drive as much anymore. Thank you NYC subway! But I also hate spending money on food. While I LOVE to eat and love the process of food shopping (I love finding new items on the shelves), food is just so damn expensive! The sizes of everything is shrinking but the price is going up. Plus, healthy food is always pricier which always makes my bills higher. If only humans didn’t have to eat, I’d be loaded!


Mendy April 4, 2012 at 11:56 am

It’s too bad I’m already married. ….b/c I want to marry that 300 Violin/Jorge Quintero song that you posted awhile back. I searched your stuff to find and download it for my long run Saturday. Thanks for the suggestion!….A longgggg time ago….that I just got around to doing….. I amaze myself at my punctuality awesomeness.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm

I am so happy that you love that song, I completely understand your obsession…it is SO GOOD!


Shay @ Whine Less, Breathe More April 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm

7:10 – wake up
7:11 – make coffee!
7:15 – curl my hair with flat iron
7:55 – brush teeth
8:00 – drive daughters to school
8:10 – return home
8:11 – get dressed for Pilates class
8:40 – head to garage to leave for class, receive call from middle school daughter. She forgot her lunch check on frig. Run back in to grab it.
8:42 – drive back to her school
8:50 – arrive at Pilates class
10:05 – leave gym, head home
10:15 – make green smoothie
10:25 – shower, wash face, decide on clothes
11:00 – read your blog =)

Last errand? Take my daughter lunch money!

What was the last piece of clothing that you bought? Any TJ Maxx fans out there? Compression socks! Love TJ Maxx! Was just there a couple weeks ago.

What is something that you HATE spending money on? As this moment? Gas at $4.19 a gallon. It hurts.


Janae April 4, 2012 at 12:40 pm

BUSY MORNING holy cow woman!! Love that I made the list:) It really does hurt to pay for gas lately!


Cait the Arty Runnerchick April 4, 2012 at 1:18 pm

look at u speedy eater! ;)

ugh, i HATE spending money on gas and i had to do it yesterday, it’s so bad that i can only swallow putting in $10 at a time rather than fill up each time. in my mind it works so i don’t feel so bad…ignorance is bliss a bit…lol.


Amy April 4, 2012 at 2:01 pm

ohhhh i so need new running shorts!! i thought mine would stretch out enough during pregnancy but they’re gettin a little tight haha. no tj maxx around here..isnt that sad? maybe ill hit up target. the problem with target is ill come out with 1,000 other things i dont need!!

oh, gas is killin me too these days btw.


Brittany *Sparkles* April 4, 2012 at 4:27 pm

This morning I hit snooze every 5min then rushed out the door and grabbed breakfast in the cafeteria at work (I usually eat at home bc it’s cheaper buuuut the oatmeal cup that I packed full of strawberries wasn’t too shabby! I’m sure I got my moneys worth of berries in there… )

Last errand I had to do was to get my rear breaks done… boo, another $200 I can’t spend on running stuff, food, or clothes :(

I love TJ Maxx! you either get really lucky or really unlucky though… and sometimes the clothes are so disheveled it stresses me out. The price tag usually makes up for the trouble :)

I agree that GAS always seems depressing to buy – I also hate spending money on yearly doctor apts, dentists, etc… and cables/gadgets that I know would make my life easier but just seem like a waste compared to new compression socks. That’s why the BF is so great.. he gets that stuff for me bc he knows I’d never spend my own money on it! lol

you definitely made me want a bbq chicken salad… :)


dana a. April 4, 2012 at 4:59 pm

Tell me about some minute by minute things that you have done this morning:)

sorry, feeling much to lazy to write everything out, but it all went smoothly this morning so that is a good thing!

What was the last errand that you had to do?

grocery shopping yesterday
What was the last piece of clothing that you bought? Any TJ Maxx fans out there?

i bought some shorts at old navy ($10)! haven’t been to tj maxx for awhile.

What is something that you HATE spending money on?

hate spending money on coffee drinks. i love them but hate to waste my money on them. catch 22!


lauren April 4, 2012 at 5:18 pm

yum salad looks great! i hate spending money on gas, and on food- I LOVE FOOD! and i buy too much of it- so it consumes a lot of my money


Liz @ Tip Top Shape April 4, 2012 at 5:51 pm

I had to do some baking-grocery-shopping after work. I ended up buying three types of sugar, butter and cake mix. If that shopping list doesn’t say I’m single, I don’t know what does. lol


Ali Mc April 4, 2012 at 6:27 pm

I wish we had a tj maxx – seems like some awesome deals :) I couldn’t even remember a minute by minute of my day ;) lol


Monica April 4, 2012 at 6:49 pm

Billy rocks for buying you donuts. Seriously, you’ve got a keeper there!
We had a busy day at my house since my kindergartener had a special breakfast with her principal this morning. Then I did laundry, paid bills, cleaned, made dinner, and took my daughter to tumbling.
I totally LOVE TJMaxx. That where I’ve gotten 95% of my workout stuff. It’s a good thing the nearest one is about 30 minutes away or else I would be broke.
Hate spending money on hair stuff and smart phone contracts. Such a rip off.


Abby @ Change of Pace April 4, 2012 at 7:27 pm

Love the play-by-play! Did you find new shorts? I love TJ Maxx…when I’m in the States.
Last items I bought were two long-sleeved shirts (one for work and one for weekends) and a pair of white jeans…all for under $40!


Katie @ Peace Love & Oats April 4, 2012 at 8:23 pm

I am definitely a TJ Maxx fan! I get workout clothes, head phones, and kitchen supplies there! So amazing.


Erin April 4, 2012 at 8:53 pm

I’m SUPER jealous of your access to TJ Maxx. As far I’m aware there is no equivalent here in Oz, so on my next trip to North America I am stocking up!!

Also- I can’t take vitamins before bed or first thing in the morning or I throw up- do they bother you?


Jennifer April 4, 2012 at 9:13 pm

do you guys know where you’re going to be for law school?? I just finished law school at UNC-Chapel Hill (graduated from BYU but visited for a semester at Chapel Hill). It was awesome–come here and we can run together :) NC has AMAZING trails and greenways everywhere!


Janae April 4, 2012 at 9:45 pm

That would be so so fun! Let me go beg billy now:)


Fiona Macneil April 5, 2012 at 12:04 am

THANK YOU for re-introducing me to cottage cheese and grapes. I use to have it ages ago as a healthy hunger buster, and then somehow it fell away, but never fear it is back with a vengeance – I eat it nearly everyday, it is the best!! And runs where you don’t have to stop for the lights or cars are the best, I always take it as a sign to get a pb for the route I’m running!


running ricig April 5, 2012 at 7:15 am

We were just on vacation, so I have to do all of my chores today. I’m not looking forward to it at all.

Your day sounds pretty awesome.


Shannon April 5, 2012 at 7:15 am

Why are the shorts never that cute when I go to TJ Maxx?

I about cried on Monday when I filled up my parent’s vehicle… especially when I got in and saw that I hadn’t put many miles on it since the last time I put gas in… though I honestly didn’t fill it all the way… but still I can probably get 3-4 times as many miles out of my car and the tank holds 5 fewer gallons.


CatieB April 5, 2012 at 7:17 am

I ran outside yesterday too and it was glorious!! I like TJ Maxx! and I can’t get enough of Target!
I don’t like spending money on boring stuff like toilet paper or paper towels :)


natalie @ southern fit foodie April 5, 2012 at 9:20 am

I love TJ Maxx and Marshalls! I bought two loose knit tops there last week!

I also hate spending money on gas!


Suzanne April 5, 2012 at 5:44 pm

Okay, so I love those kind of donuts, but I’ve never really known what the “crunch” part is. It doesn’t really matter because I’d eat them anyway, but do you know?


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