My Afternoon Powersnack


Good afternoon!

Wow, it feels good to take a break. I have been stripping wall paper all day! The room already looks bigger with the dark green wall paper gone from most of the walls.

If you recall before:


And after stripping:


Then after steaming and scraping off the GLUE:


Looks like a new room already!

I also started on the opposite wall:


In between this work, I had an amazing lunch:


But I won’t be revealing this to you until tomorrow in a special ‘What I ate’ segment!

Sketchie gave my treadmill some much needed love:


We are having GORGEOUS weather here!! It is sunny, 10C/48F and all the snow is melting!!!! yawhoo! I can taste spring! You can actually see the bushes now. :D


Mid-afternoon I had this awesome Powersnack:

Seeds & Nuts Powercracks


This afternoon Powersnack is quick & easy!


Handful of Amy’s Organic Crackers

1.5 Tbsp Maranatha’s Raw Almond Butter

3-4 Strawberries Sliced


I love this snack! It is packed with healthy fats and protein (flax & Almond butter) that give this snack lasting power. It also has a kick of antioxidant-packed strawberries that are sure to cheer you up no matter what the weather!

This snack has approx. ~320 calories


See you tonight for the winners of the Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipe Contest! I have narrowed it down to 5 US and 5 Canadian entries and Eric will be picking the winner of each.

Have a great Tuesday!


“To love what you do and feel that it matters–how could anything be more fun?”
– Katharine Graham

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Holly February 11, 2009

I love watching DIY projects in action! (Other people’s more than mine, hahaha). It looks great already! :-)

That is SUCH a good idea to put almond butter w/strawberries. Yum!


carolinebee February 10, 2009

that looks awesome!! House stuff is such hard work- but so rewarding when you are sitting in a room that you basically re-did yourself :D!! A light color will brighten up that room so much, beautiful! As usual, love sketchie and your snacks…good luck tomorrow!!


Bec February 10, 2009

Wow, you are right the room does look way bigger without the paper, I can’t wait to see the end result!


VeggieGirl February 10, 2009

Great progress!!

Love Sketchie!!

Holy yum snack!!


Diana February 10, 2009

your snack looks great! i love strawberries with peanut butter – i’ve never tired almond butter! i will! the room looks so much bigger without the paper! you must be getting so sick of stripping it!


Courtney (The Hungry Yogini) February 10, 2009

Yummy snack! Looks like you have made a lot of progress with your walls!


Tyler (Raspberry Runner) February 10, 2009

Yum!! great looking snack!


Jen February 10, 2009

Such an awesome snack idea!!! :)


Marissa February 10, 2009
brandi February 10, 2009

The room looks so different! I can’t wait to see what you two do with it.


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