Hunting, Hummus, & Hooray!

As promised, I have returned with a post to update my Monday. I know you were waiting on pins and needles. Humor a girl, alright? πŸ˜‰ Well I do have M pictures, yummy food pictures, and the giveaway winner in this post, so you should be excited for it!

This morning started off pretty typical. I had some oats for breakfast, I don’t know why I can never get sick of these in the morning, and then headed out to one of my favorite instructors’ spin class. It was a pretty good class. It didn’t feel as tough as normal, but that could be that I wasn’t pushing myself as hard as normal for some reason. I’m cool with that though. All part of listening to my body, which makes me happy.

After the gym, we headed out to meet some friends and their kiddos for a Mom’s Group Easter Egg Hunt.

all the eggs for some (easy) hunting

I bundled Makenzie in a coat, gave her a little basket, and watched her excitement. I was unsure if she would catch onΒ to the hunting tactics, but she picked up fast.

ready to hunt

pick it up

dump it in

And then she was all over the place nabbing those plastic shells. Luckily filled mostly with stickers and only a few with candy.

Victory is Mine!

She got enough of a sugar rush with the second activity of the morning – cookie decorating.

cookie decorating with her friend

our cookie

We shared this cookie, then she burnt off the energy playing with her friends, and napped wonderfully when we got home. Which gave me the chance to put together this beauty for lunch and have time to savor every bite.

Roasted red pepper hummus, spinach & greens, baby bella mushrooms, red onion, smoked turkey, and some mashed avocado. With a perfectly crisp, tart apple and grapes on the side. This pita was so good. Hummus + avocado make the world a better place. Or at least my lunch.

On top of all that excitement, time for what you have been waiting for….the two Brothers All Natural Giveaway winners!! And they are – #20 Tricia and #7 Katie! Congratulations ladies! Email me at with your address so I can get the information to the people from Brothers All Natural to send you your crisps. And for those of you who didn’t win, keep your eyes open – another exciting giveaway will be coming your way soon. *hint hint*

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25 Responses to Hunting, Hummus, & Hooray!

  1. Jennifer says:

    M looks so sweet hunting for eggs. I remember those good old days. I look forward to the day that I can do that with my kids. And nice job decorating that cookie! I love icing on cookies….maybe a little too much..hehe

  2. Heather says:

    oh, i’m DROOLING!!! i haven’t had hummus in forever…i just always forget to buy it! sounds like you lovely ladies had a fabulous day πŸ™‚

  3. Katie says:

    I used to love making and decorating cookies with my mom! I completely agree about hummus and avocado. I pretty much ate your wrap in salad form for lunch today!

    There are so many Katies that I just glanced over that and assumed it wasn’t me, but YEAH!! Emailing you now…

  4. She is just SUCH a doll, Tina! How adorable.

  5. Too cute. Sounds like a great day you guys had!

  6. Danielle says:

    I’ve already said this a million times but I’ll say it again: Makenzie is adorable πŸ™‚

    Looking forward to the giveaway!

  7. homecookedem says:

    What a cutie hunting for Easter eggs!! πŸ™‚ I’d forgotten about the joy in those Easter egg hunts… they really are so much fun!! πŸ™‚

    That wrap looks really good!! I love hummus in my wraps.

  8. Awwww….how sweet was M doing that egg hunt? Very cute.

  9. Jessie says:

    Aww, Makenzie is SO cute, Tina! You’ve got such a little lady in her adorable pink coat! I remember Easter egg hunts when I was a tot – they were so much fun! I also remember my own sugar highs for all the candy and chocolate. I guess it’s a part of childhood πŸ™‚

  10. Silly girl! You can’t get sick of oats in the morning because there’s no better way to start the day! I love them too πŸ™‚

    And your daughter is too cute. I love that you take her Easter egg hunting πŸ™‚ Makes me want to be a little kid again…

  11. Sweet Cheeks says:

    aww, she is too cute! Glad you guys had a good time! πŸ˜€

  12. congrats to katie! and tricia

    and your daughter is just the most adorable lil one ever!!! TOO CUTE!!! love all the pink, skylar and her could swap wardrobes πŸ™‚

    p.s. if you have time, what federations should i look into or any that i should avoid like the plague? πŸ™‚

  13. Aww M is so precious!!!! Easter Egg hunting is one of the best parts of childhood πŸ™‚

  14. Jenn N. says:

    Your daughter is SO SO SO CUTE!!!!!

    Congrats to the winners!!!!

  15. lessonstolearn says:

    What a fun day! I am so excited to do fun mom and baby group activities. I have so many fond memories of Easter egg hunts!

  16. Tina, I’m loving your blog. You are so radiant, beautiful, and inspiring. Your enthusiasm and zest for life really come through on this site! I find myself smiling from the M pictures (my heart melting because she is incredibly adorable), motivated from your passion for good food and fitness, and energetic from your positivity! So glad I found you!

  17. Therese says:

    Awww M looks like she had a blast at the Easter egg hunt! I must say your reward (that pita!) was well deserved too πŸ™‚

  18. Sarah says:

    We have our big Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Sunday. I can’t wait! Your daughter looked like she had so much fun πŸ™‚

  19. awww love the new pics of M! she’s so adorable. I’m excited to hear about the giveaway!

  20. janetha says:

    cutest little lady bugs, ever!!

  21. lauradishes says:

    M is too cute for words… she looks so happy during the egg hunt! I bet it didn’t take her long to get competitive. πŸ™‚

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