Wednesday, 7 November 2012

WIAW - At my grandparents

It's another Wednesday! Which means, as usual, thanks to ever beautiful Jenn at Peas and Crayons, it's time for What I Ate Wednesday.


Today I've had a great day - I got back from the Sunshine Coast, had coffee with my grandparents, bought new gym clothes courtesy of my roommates Christmas present, did a little food shopping, made danishes, did some writing, went to the gym, watched Obama get elected, and then wrote some more, and am now waiting for my veggie extravaganza of dinner to finish cooking, then I am going to thoroughly enjoy the Big Brother finale (because I am lame).

Also, tweet of the day totally goes to Ricky Gervais: “: I say we just let Australia run America.

So onto the food- these are my eats from Sunday, where I was on the beautiful Sunshine Coast with my grandparents.

When I woke up it was pretty early and my grandparents usually don't roll out of bed until around 8. So I went for a bike around for around 40 minutes - from my grandparents place to the beach at Mooloolaba and did a few of the pretty canal areas. I followed it up with a super quick circuit and ab workout then got to eat one of my all time favourite breakfasts that I haven't had in ages.


Toast, peanut butter, honey, LSA and banana. It was a tiny banana! I bought sugar-free wholegrain toast, which actually tasted fantastic. And this was my first time having honey in about three weeks. I missed it.


I then hung around with my grandparents when they got up, played some cards and then had this amazing snack - strawberry Chobani, oats, and half a pear.


This is what the day looked like. I then spent a few hours writing for NaNoWriMo, which I'm pretty stoked about. What I've written isn't great quality, sure, but something has been written at least.

My grandparents had some friends over for a late BBQ lunch (needless to say I was starving by the time we ate). We had this amazing spread: coleslaw, salad, trimmings, chicken skewers and chops and sourdough (unpictured).





By the time dinner rolled around (ok, so it was 5:30 but my grandparents eat early), I wasn't too hungry so I had the usual breakfast for dinner - oats with cinnamon and banana. Followed by a slice of bread. Because I really wanted carbs apparently. And no pictures, because we all know what oats and bread looks like.

We then hung around and watched Oceans 11 (the original) and I wrote a bit more. I spent another few days there and the days were pretty similar - early morning exercise followed by a great breafkast and time alone, followed by cards, then writing, then an absurdly late lunch, then more of nothing, then dinner.

So that was my last few days in a nutshell - can't wait to read all of your latest eats!

16 comments:

  1. Wow, I'm so jealous of your absolutely beautiful day!! Chicago has been dreary for the past few days, which has made going out and running very difficult for me!

    Oceans 11!! Yes!! So good:)

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    1. It was the first nice day in ages so I definitely took advantage of it :) and I do love Oceans haha

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  2. whoa those dinner skewers look amazing. i am so glad you had some time with family, always needed.

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    1. Yeah, family time was definitely a benefit! :)

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  3. This seriously sounds like the perfect day! Plus your dinner looks awesome. I really miss my grandmas cooking she was a whiz in the kitchen :)
    xo Emilie @ Hungry Delights

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    1. I know - grandmothers cooking is often brilliant! It was a lovely day!

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  4. That is quite the feast! How do I get on the list to attend one of your grandparent's bbqs...

    Happy WIAW :)

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    1. Haha I know, my family does pretty good BBQs! Happy Wednesday to you too!

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  5. Oooh, gotta love a good BBQ and that one looks/sounds awesome - lovin' the big plate of meat on a stick lol.

    Sounds like you had a nice time at your grandparents! What a lovely pool...let it be known that I'm super jealous right now ;)

    Also, what is LSA???

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    1. LSA is this mix you can get in Australia - linseed, sunflower seed and almonds. It's all crushed up and is absolutely beautiful! :) and the meat on a stick was absolutely awesome!

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  6. Can I come visit your grandparents with you? Seriously girl, your day sounds so relaxed!

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    1. Haha it was a pretty good day!

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  7. I have never seen the original Oceans 11, but I loved the newer series with Matt Damon, George Clooney, and Brad Pitt! I wish they would come out with another one :)

    Those chicken skewers look really good. And I'm totally jealous of that awesome weather and pool! I woke up with frost on the ground this morning :(

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    1. I love the whole new Oceans trilogy! The old one was pretty good - so different from brad pitt's remake one!

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  8. you can never go wrong with toast, banana and a nut butter for breakfast :)

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