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Old Habits Are Hard to Break

Posted Oct 09 2009 10:02pm

That they are! :oops:
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How did that end up in my hand?!? 8-O

I’m supposed to be reining-in my spending, yet somehow I ended up buying a pumpkin-flavored coffee from Starbucks this morning.

I did, however, manage to justify my purchase. I forgot my travel mug with freshly brewed coffee in it on my kitchen counter, so,  of course, I needed coffee. I couldn’t go through the whole day without my caffeine fix!

Man, I need to get it together. :-?

Lunch

For lunch, I made a homemade salad with Romaine, tomato, cucumber, and leftover  peanut noodles from last night’s dinner. The noodles tasted so much better cold! Delish! Maybe that’s a peanut noodle secret?

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Afternoon Snack

As expected, I took part in Cookie Friday this afternoon. I went with an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie and a pot of tea from the Cafe Gato Rojo.

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I tried a new kind of tea today: Mt. Olympus. I liked it, but didn’t love it. As the description says, it’s very “delicate,” but I guess I prefer my tea with a bit more flavor to it.

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I’m going to miss the Cafe Gato Rojo so much! It’s been the perfect blogging location for the last 9.5 months. I’ve spent so much time here– it almost feels like a home away from home. I hope I can find a new place just as good!

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Cookie Friday

Some Cookie Friday inspiration from blogland:

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Beth T made these Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies last night and ate one for breakfast in honor of Cookie Friday! :-D

Project Feed Me

Natalie of No No 2 Yo recently started a service project called Project Feed Me. Project Feed Me is a 9-week program aimed toward helping hungry Americans. It sounds like a wonderful project, so be sure to check it out.

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In the News

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Rockin’ Friday Night

I have a rockin’ Friday night planned, let me tell you! I’m staying home and CLEANING my apartment. Don’t be jealous! ;-)

Ever since we moved into our new place, it’s been in complete shambles… and now it’s disorganized and dirty. Eww! My apartment is actually starting to give me anxiety, so Mal and I are spending the entire evening organizing, rearranging, and scrubbing it from top to bottom. I’m actually sort of looking forward to it!

Question of the Day

What is your “bad” habit?

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