Posts Tagged ‘food find’

Lucas and I hit up Costco yesterday, and I was curious enough to pick up some Larabars. I was skeptical (I’m always skeptical with new packaged food), but as it turns out I’m in love with the Pecan Pie flavor. Or in lust. Whatever, these things are good!

I think I could probably replicate them at home. Perhaps after exams are over I’ll give it a shot!

Between those silly exams and finishing up assignments, I’ve been keeping busy! Truth be told I’m not much of a studier…I tend to do my thing throughout the term, and then go over the old material during the week or two before exams. I’m a solid Honour Roll student, so I must be doing ok…right? I’m definitely not in the majority when it comes to exam-time stress levels, that’s for sure!

Since I love input, here’s a little exam inspired question for you:

What are/were your exam and test-time study habits, and how did you keep yourself from going crazy with stress?


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It’s funny how one good day can really turn things around.

I unplugged yesterday and spent the day cleaning/baking bread/prepping meals/grocery shopping/exercising. I was rewarded with a fully stocked fridge (after 2 hours and 4 stores…I love grocery shopping), and an excellent night of sleep.

Speaking of grocery shopping; Lucas and I hit up La Grotta yesterday, which is somewhere we have absolutely NO business shopping as we are far too poor. Nevertheless, I was on a mission for good, wholesome yogurt without an ingredient list a mile long or a pile of artificial sweeteners (difficult to find in your average grocery store – at least in Winnipeg). I found Liberté. I almost died. I also bought some ridiculously expensive salad dressing with…get this…real ingredients. I’m basically going to have to stock up over the summer while I have an income, because I doubt I’ll ever be able to go back to Krap…er…Kraft. On second thought, why don’t I just find some bottles and make my own dressing? There’s a thought…

We’re looking at +17 here in the Peg today, so I’m thinking it’s time to take the puppy on another long walk. I really can’t wait to get my bike back into the city and take it out. I love my bike. It is definitely my favorite thing about spring/summer…camping being a close second. So with that in mind:

What is your favorite spring/summer activity?

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