Full Bellies

This is why:

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You know those nights when you really want to get up off the couch but you just can’t? Yeah, that was me yesterday. I had every intent of running a longer run, 6 miles or so, but it was raining. This is not normally a good enough excuse, but yesterday, I said to myself, “I’m just going to chill on the couch for a bit until I can workout.”

We all know how those situations end up:

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I stayed parked on the couch almost all night. Whoops. I can’t help it when Parks and Recreation sucks me in like it does!

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April is the best. But so is Leslie. Hmm. Season two is hilarious and you must watch if you don’t already!

So back to my title. Full bellies. I had to bake cupcakes last night for an event I’m going to today and Bek and I chose to make Boston cream cupcakes. Bad. Idea.

I think I ate more than I actually made. Hmmm…

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These were pretty easy to make, and if I was going to bite into one of these, I’d be so happy to find some delightful vanilla cream in the middle! 🙂 All smiles. I followed this recipe but instead of making the actual cakes from scratch, I used Pillsbury, or Duncan Hines, or whatever the heck you can get at the store. Oh, I also got creative and put a heart on it! Now they are all staring at my from the fridge and I have to restrain myself from eating them all. Evil sweet tooth, GO AWAY!

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Then girl Bek and I did two circuits from High Heeled Runner’s blog!

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Anddddd this one:

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Those things had me sweating like crazy! And it was especially difficult with all the sweets in my belly. I gotta get back on track!

NOW!

What’s your favorite dessert?

Do you have a show that sucks you in and won’t let go? What is it?

Do you rely as heavily as me on the creativity of others when it comes to working out? 🙂 Clearly, I rely on others to get my workouts in, unless I’m running.

-Meghan

20 thoughts on “Full Bellies

  1. Those cupcakes look heavenly!! There are a few shows that suck me in – Game of Thrones, The Mindy Project, Supernatural (Guilty Pleasure) and Once Upon a Time. Oh, and Mad Men! Now, if I just had enough time to keep up with them, LOL!!

  2. I just like dessert, period. Except when it comes to cupcakes and frosting, I’m partial to vanilla unless it’s a really thick chocolate ganache cake from a steak restaurant. But for the most part, I’ll eat sugar of any kind. Sometimes we all need a day to just kick back on the couch.

  3. Favorite dessert, that is tough. Can I say wedding cake? I know everyone’s cake is always different, but they always get them from really good bakeries and I secretly love the crap out of it. Mostly the frosting. Otherwise I like pumpkin ice cream and cookies and cream themed things.

    And Parks and Rec…it just keeps getting better. I laugh the entire time. LOVE it. I’m in season 4 and I only have like 10 episodes left on Netflix. When it runs out I am going to cry. That or go back and re-watch them all!

  4. beautiful cupcakes! My favorite dessert would have to be icecream cake and chocolate chip cookies as a tie…I can’t choose! Real Housewives of the OC, Miami, pretty much any city sucks me in and I can’t stop watching. I haven’t watched parks and rec, I think I need to start!

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