We are becoming gym rats and the greatest snack

Two nights in one week at the gymnastics gym?  My skills have already really improved on the beam that is 6 inches above the ground (the only thing I am allowed to do there).  I am forcing Billy to bring me back here as soon as possible after the baby.  I am craving a big cannonball into the foam pit followed by showing the world my uneven bar routine.  Make it or Break it has taught me so many valuable skills and life lessons.

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Synchronized front flips.

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After 3 hours at the practice gym we realized we were all starving (hey, laying around on huge mats for 3 hours makes me hungry).  We loaded up our cars and went over to our friend’s house for the best bbq ever.

One of my favorite things in the world is when Curly asks her mom if she can come ride in our car.  It was the best 14 minutes of my life.  We decided to ONLY talk in a cookie monster voice, it was quite entertaining.  I might have to do a vlog of our impersonations because they are right on.

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I think people are getting a little sick of me asking to take a picture of them, they are now boycotting looking at the camera.

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Appetizers.  Why don’t I have appetizers at every meal?  All of the best foods hanging out on the table while waiting for the main course, the options are endless.  We had a ton of fresh fruit, pickles, potstickers and PRETZEL CRISPS.  Have you had pretzel crisps before?  If you haven’t then you need to call your mom/dad/significant other/roommate to go to the store for you right this second and buy you 4 bags of them.

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Our chef for the night was awesome and the food was perfect (he is a 3:01 marathoner and so it was a lot of fun to talk all about running).  He must have read my pregnant mind and knew that sandwiches are all I can think about and this one tops all of the others that I have had in a long long time.

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What are you MOST looking forward to this weekend?

Favorite type of meat or protein to eat at a bbq?

Did you watch Sesame Street growing up?  (Question coming from the fact that I am still talking in my cookie monster voice)  What other shows did you watch growing up?

-Power Rangers, Sesame Street, Mr. Rodgers, Care Bears, Doug, Rugrats and Arthur were some of my favorites.

Have you had Pretzel Crisps?  What did you think of them?

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I was such a tom boy growing up- LOVED Goosebumps & Power Rangers…I must be the only girl who didn’t have any Barbie attachment ;)!

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This weekend I am most looking forward to a night away with the hubs for one of my best friends’ wedding! Crossing my fingers all the kids stay healthy – I already had two down with a fever and #3 needs to make it through the weekend for me!
I go for turkey or veggie burgers at a BBQ. And I watched sesame street as a kid, care bears, my little pony – such good times;-)

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I’m not a huge fan of BBQ’s but I guess I would say BBQ chicken for protein of choice. Never watched Sesame Street…I watched the Flinstones sometimes but didn’t really watch a lot of tv…I was a total tomboy and played outside with me neighbors all the time until our parents told us we had to come in for dinner, lol. Pretzel chips are yummy with hummus. Havea great day…and you could totally be the next Nastia Lukin on the beam…or that Gabby girl who is freaking awesome by the way…can’t wait to see her in the Olympics!

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mmmm. BBQ. I love BBQ ribs and salmon, but I’m happy with just about anything! Also, pretzel crisps are pretty darn amazing. Curly is sooooo stinkin cute!

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Those little nieces of yours look just like you!!

Happy Friday Girl!

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This BBQ season the protein of choice has been brat.
This weekend C and I made a dinner and a movie date.

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Rugrats was awesome! I think we probably watched that the most!

My favorite is always chicken! You can do it SO many different ways and it is always awesome! I love to do my veggies on the grill too!

I have had pretzel crisps and they are reallllly good. They have flavored ones, even better! Or plain, dipped in hummus:-)

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I used to do gymnastics when I was younger and now I KICK myself for giving it up! Looks like another fun summer day. Remind me why I’m not a teacher?? :)

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Love pretzel crisps! Especially good with hommus. I’m hoping our hot weather breaks this weekend so I can get out for a run….. ;-)

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My life will never be the same without MIOBI. But I do feel like I could probably pull off a sick beam routine just from watching that show so much. It’s totally as easy as they make it look, right?

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The fair tonight which = mini donuts and ice cream!
Salmon or chicken.
Sure did! Care Bears, My Pet Monster, My Little Pony were my top watches I think.
I think I have had them maybe at my in-laws? But I cannot really remember them, I remember the bag but that could be from seeing them at Costco too. haha

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Hey Janae!! First PLEASE forgive me for dropping off from the blogsphere. This has been very hard for me since my injury. Any how… You beautiful mom to be. I like chicken best, I watched HeMan if you can believe that! Weirdoooo.

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This weekend I work 10-8 both days… but I am looking forward to next Tuesday when I get to see the BF now that he’s back from his Army stuff :)

Definitely bbq chicken. That sandwich has my mouth watering and it’s 8:20am. Uh oh.

I was obsessed with Batman… as a little girl. I watched the movie everyday and had some pretty sweet Batman sheets :D

If you love pretzel chips and spicy food you must try the buffalo ones. TO. DIE. FOR.

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Between my husband and I, we go through 2-3 bags of Pretzel Crisps a week! He eats them with cheese, but I love dipping them in hummus!

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Pretzel Crisps are the bomb! Espeically the spicy buffalo or jalapeno jack flavored kind! Even though you aren’t wanting to spend money on food, you should probably go buy them!! :)

Happy Friday!! :)

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Pretzel Crisps are so good! We get the big bags from Costco because we eat so many of them. YUM.

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You definitely have to do a video of the cookie monster voices!

I’m looking forward to having no real plans this weekend other than a long run tomorrow morning. Woohoo!

Generally, at BBQs I eat veggie burgers, but fish would be kind of awesome too.

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I wish we had a gym like that to play at!

I am most looking foraward to seeing The Dark Knight Rises!

If I’m in charge of the grill, then I want steak. If someone else is, then hotdogs.

I remember watching it when I was little. But I def grew up with Power Rangers, Doug, Pepper Ann, Teenage Mutan Ninjaturtles, Power Puff Girls.

I’ve Had Pretzel Crisps. They are good! Dip ’em in peanut butter and they only get better! Or put sliced cheese on it! yummm!

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Oh gosh pickles, pot stickers and Pretzel Chips are three of my favorite foods! Why do I have to be at work right now!

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love pretzel crisps. especially with hummus or peanut butter. i even shake out the crumbs at the end of the bag and crunch them up to use as “croutons” in a salad.

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We do cookie monster voices all the time…..Colin does a great one. I feel like children and cookie monster just go hand in hand COOKIE!

vlog YES please! lol

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I am most looking forward to my movie marathon this weekend (just watching jurassic park :)

Favorite protein at a bbq……has got to be tri-tip :) makes my mouth water just thinking about it!

I would steal my brother’s Elmo doll to watch sesame street with everyday haha he didn’t like that. I also watched rocket power, doug, rugrats, the angry beavers, cat dog, so so many

I have never tried them. Weird that I haven’t since I always seem to eyeball them when I walk by them….

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The shows you watched as a kid remind me that you are much closer to my kid’s age than mine :( I watched Sesame Street though.
We just got an awesome electric smoker and made the best pulled pork on it. That’s what we’re making for our Olympics party and I can’t wait.
I’m most looking forward to my long run tomorrow morning.

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buffalo wing pretzel crisps are the best!!

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oh i love those pretzel crisps! i just discovered them last week and went through 2 bags already:) they were perfect for our long drive home.

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I am most looking forward to….my long run tomorrow morning which is a dress rehearsal for the San Francisco half next weekend, I’m going to run most of the course! Can hardly wait! And I’m looking forward to the UK winning the Tour de France for the first time ever (hopefully) and our Tour de France party!!!!

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I’m looking forward to/nervous for my half marathon on Sunday! And I used to LOVE pretzel chips! It doesn’t even make me sad that I can’t have them anymore because at least I got to taste their amazingness.

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I am really excited to go home and see my parents this weekend!
I love that Mr. Rogers in on your list! I loved that show! I still don’t know what was so great about it though…

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Looking forward to seeing Batman with the fam. I have not tried pretzel crisps, but have definitely eyed them at the store. I’ll have to give those a try. Sesame Street was one of my favs too; along with Care Bears, Mr. Rogers, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Smurfs. Have a great weekend!

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We are starting race training for a mountain bike race in September. We have been riding all summer, but this weekend we need to get out and do a 4 hour ride. It’s so hot here that the mountains will feel good. My niece is obsessed with Elmo right now and we watch a lot of Sesame Street. We are also watching reruns of Mr. Rogers. Check out this awesome Dub step video of Mr. Rogers.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFzXaFbxDcM

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Pretzel Crisps are the BEST!!! Have you tried the everything ones??? So good with hummus!

I loved Doug and the rugrats! Soo good! Oh, and Clarissa Explains it All!!!

This weekend I’m going to the beach for the first time this summer! I can’t wait!!!

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I’ve tried the Pretzel chips when it came as a sample with my race goody bag. There was also a little sample of peanut butter in there… so there was pretty much no other choice but to eat them together. Yummy!

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i love doug!

i also love pretzel crisps and i will let you in on the greatest secret alive. eat them dipped in cream cheese. HEAVEN.

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i think the foam pit at a gymnastics gym is the most fun thing in life. when i have a ton of money (which will obviously be really soon as both me and my SO are teachers…) i am going to put one in my house and come home every day and do flips into it. after eating pretzel crisps. the everything pretzel crisps are so good. i don’t buy them often because when i do i will legitimately eat the entire bag in one sitting, regardless of the size of the bag.

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Sesame Street, Mr. Rogers, Zoom!, Scooby Doo, Flintstones, the Jetsons and Little House on the Prairie were my faves. I love looking them up on Netflix for my kids and watching them enjoy some old school shows!
Try Pretzel Crisps with Sabra Roasted Garlic hummus. It’s an awesome snack!

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Pretzel crisps and artichoke dip are some of my favorite things int he world. I always prefer to order apps at restaurants as well. I am a huge fan of eating mozzy balls will watching other people cook.

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Speaking of the Cookie Monster – have you seen this parody of Call Me Maybe? I LOVE it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qTIGg3I5y8

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Is that salmon sandwhich? It looks really yummy. Shows I watched were Arthur, sailor moon, animaniacs, Doug, pepper Anne, recess, and lamb chop.

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Hi!

I bookmarked your page a couple of months ago over here in NC and have been checking in daily since then – I love your sense of humor and appreciation for delicious food (I just had some pretzel crisps as part of my lunch, they are one of my favorites!)

I’m just getting into running myself – slowly but surely! I ran my first 5k in April and have been hooked since then. I also tried a yoga class this morning – I’ve only ever done online videos before, but I loved it!

So excited to keep reading and hear all about your running adventures and further pregnancy adventures too :) Thanks for writing!

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This weekend I am looking forward to a “more difficult” hike tomorrow. Ten miles round-trip and gaining almost 4000 feet in elevation. Should be fun!

I have never had Pretzel Chips, but I don’t like pretzels either. Unless they are the big, soft and warm kind with cheese sauce!

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I am really excited for windsurfing this weekend!

Also, I was never allowed to watch Sesame Street because it made my brother too hyper. We were a mister roger’s neighborhood and book-reading kind of family!

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I looking forward to sleeping in this weekend, a long run with my friend and the pool!! Hot dogs are by far my favorite BBQ food. I can’t deny it, I love them. :)

I LOVED Seasame Street growing up. That’s so funny that you guys were talking in the Cookie Monster voice. He is my favorite! Have you seen the Cookie Monster’s version of the Call Me Maybe song? I posted it on our Friday Favorites last week: http://annieandedna.blogspot.com/2012/07/our-friday-favorites_12.html It’s pretty funny and definitely my favorite version yet!

Those pretzel chips are addicting!!

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that gym looks like soo much fun! :)

love pretzel chips!! fav. shows when I was little: loved Sesame Street, Mr. Roger’s neighborhood, Electric Co., Rainbow Brite, Care Bears & Smurfs!

luv ya sweetie!! have a happy fridaaay!!! :) xo

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Curly is so adorbs!

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I love pretzel chips, maybe a little too much. The Jalepeno ones are to die for!

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Loved Sesame Street (Bert and Ernie, Grover and Cookie Monster were my favorites).

Excited to walk a 5K with my dad this weekend. We do this once a year. It’s nice to have alone time with him.

Pretzel crisps and cheese, pretzel crisps and hummus, pretzel crisps and ANYTHING. They’re so good!

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Pretzel crisps are the bomb dot com. Especially with hummus or laughing cow cheese. I also like the garlic parmesan flavor.

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My favorite type of meat at a bbq is steak fajitas. Yumm!

Growing up I loved watching Power Rangers, Sesame Street, Care Bears, Little Bear, Franklin, Doug, Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, Arthur, Clifford the big red dog, Barney (guilty), and Blues Clues.

The Pretzel Crisps are sooo good with cottage cheese and hummus.

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you should definitely put up a video of the cookie monster voices–how cute!

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Haha. I loved basically every child show as a kid. Arthur, Goosebumps, every single Disney movie, when I nannied I got pretty excited when they’d repeat some of my favourites from back in the day. Great nostalgia.

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grew up watching Sesame Street! loved it. Curly somehow gets cuter everyday! I love that you’ve been able to spend a lot of time with your nieces and nephew this summer. I miss mine in Dallas so much! we skype every week or 2, but I can’t wait to see them later this year. I love chicken on the grill – and also Billy’s pork tenderloin. it’s pretty incredible!

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Definitely shrimp or mussels cooked on a grill :) Yummy!! And I rarely watched Sesame Street. My kids don’t watch it either. We’re all about Phineas and Ferb right now :)

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I love pretzel crisps!! My fav are the everything flavor or the buffalo flavor! So tasty!!

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Had to share the Cookie Monster’s rendition of “Call Me Maybe” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qTIGg3I5y8

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Ahhhhhh we have been watching that non stop and my nieces sing it all day!

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I’m so jealous of that gym! I would be DYING too if I were you. I taught myself all kinds of flips and would love to play there.

I’m sure you are an awesome aunt and will be an amazing mom too!

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Appetizers are the best!!

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Chicken is my fave BBQ protein! This weekend I’m looking forward to going to a baseball game in Pittsburgh! Have a great weekend! :)

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haha so you don’t have to answer if your sister is trying to keep it private, but is she dating David? He’s been talking about a girl, but my husband never asked a name. . . hmmm that would be so awesome, I think David is one of the greatest guys!!

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LOVE the everything pretzel crisps, like crack in a bag!

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That sandwich looks amazing

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Oh my gosh, if you like Pretzel Crisps, you need to try BUFFALO flavor pretzel crisps! They are heaven.

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