Spill It Sunday – VLOG

Hello everyone!

Tonight I felt like doing a vlog so I pulled out my laptop and made one :)

I just started my internship today so I share a little recap of my first day. Also, I answered some fun questions from Arman’s Spill It Sunday survey (with Sarah from Slices of Sarah Pie).

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Questions answered:

    1. What is your middle name? If you don’t have one do you wish you did? What would it be?
    2. When you were little what did you want to be when you grew up?
    3. What do you keep in the glove box of your car?
    4. Name one food that always seems to go bad before you eat it?
    5. What was the last workout you did?
    6. When was the last time you got the giggles in an inappropriate moment? What did you do?
    7. If you had to pick one song to play continuously in the background of your everyday life what would you pick?
    8. What would you do if you got 25 hours in a day while everyone else was still stuck with 24?
    9. Pick a great picture of you/your family/your friends, tell us the background story of what’s happening in it.
    10. Whats your favorite quote/song/image when you need a little inspiration?


Notes from video:

So… I am going to go down the hall, get some ice from the ice machine, and tuck into bed with some of my books. Tomorrow is day two of my internship when I will hopefully get to settle into the office and actually start my job :)

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Answer some of the Spill it Sunday questions!

What have you been reading recently?

Who is going to join the vlog train and make a video??

WIAW- Food Allergy Awareness Week 2014

This week is food allergy awareness week, and in honor of the annual event, I am going to dedicate my What I Ate Wednesday post to allergy-friendly meals from some of my favorite bloggers. It can be really difficult to find food that fit all of one’s dietary restrictions, but it’s such a big relief when you come across a recipe that needs minimal adjustments.

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There are up to 15 million people in the United States alone with food allergies (source). We can do our part to help those with food allergies by becoming more knowledgeable in what constitutes allergies, how to ask questions about someone’s allergies, and how to handle food in situations involving those with allergies.

Breakfast

Sweet Potato, Apple and Pancetta Hash — from Gutsy by Nature

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Lunch

German Sweet Potato Salad — from AIP Lifestyle

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Snack

Crispy Curried Turnip Chips — from The Clean Dish

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Dinner

Our Favorite Vegetable Beef Chili — from Oatmeal with a Fork

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Dessert

Ice Cream Bars — from Cook It Up Paleo

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Doesn’t that sound like the perfect day of food to you? Start off with a great egg-free breakfast hash and follow it up with a sweet potato salad jam-packed with bacon. Then munch on some crunchy, homemade vegetables. For dinner enjoy a big bowl of both grain and tomato-free chili, and round out the day with some cold and creamy homemade ice cream bars.

All of the recipes above are free of the top 8 food allergens: peanuts, eggs, milk, fish, shellfish, wheat, soy, tree nuts. These 8 foods account for 90% of all allergic reactions (source).

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Thank you to Jenn for allowing me to link-up with WIAW again this week. Check out her blog for even more food inspiration!

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So tomorrow I am heading down for the final details of my next internship. Last summer I was 3 1/2 hours north of home and this year I am about 2 1/2 hours south. I have to pass a final drug test and physical examination before being officially offered the job, but I can confidently say that I think I’m safe in those regards ;) My main concern right now actually is my living arrangements. I was notified kind of late about the job and only had a week to find an apartment. Nothing is 100% yet, but I’m trying to work it all out come Monday when I start. Yikes. I’ll update you more when things are concrete.

Goodbye for now and happy Wednesday!

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Questions for you:

Have you ever had to move for a job before?

What is your favorite allergy-friendly meal?

Do you, or does someone you know, have food allergies?