Happy St. Patty’s Day

by Nicci on 03/17/2010

So far, I’ve pinched two friends at work this morning, for not wearing green :)  

I celebrated St. Patrick’s Day this past Saturday with some friends. We went down to the block party & parade in Lower Greenville. The weather was warm and windy but still sunny. We walked around the streets trying to find an ATM that had money, in order to eat some food and get our hands on the green beer everyone was drinking.

(No, I’m not drinking two drinks at once.  I’m holding my friends drink who was taking our picture)

I’m loving Daylight Savings this time around. Even though we have lost an hour, someway, somehow I have managed to wake up with out an alarm. I’ve been waking up at 5:30 and still rested. My normal bedtime is usually around 10:30-11:00pm.

I was pumped to get an early morning workout before packing lunch and getting ready for the work day.

Does anyone workout to ”The Firm” fitness dvd’s?

Those ladies are in top shape and everyone is full of energy…some mornings their too happy for me. lol

Morning Oats


  • 1/2 cup Dannon Light & Fit Vanilla Yogurt
  • 1 package Apple & Cinnamon instant oats
  • 1/2 cup Fruit Not Fat Vanilla Almond Granola

I had forgotent how delicious oatmeal is for breakfast.  I knew that after my morning workout this bowl of oats would keep me full until lunch time.

Lunch: Taco Salad

 (ground turkey, full can of  black beans, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes,

 Have a lovely Wednesday!

I’ll be attending a St. Patrick’s Day Wedding in 6 hours, so I’m curious to see if  there will be a lot of guests wearing green. I don’t even know what I’m wearing, but I know it’s nothing green!

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diana (mymarblerye) March 23, 2010 at 6:31 pm

dude..I was in greenville last year for st. pattys day!!! Party it up chicka! BTW I do the 10 minute solutions boot camp one from netflix. It’s pretty good!

Heather (Heather's Dish) March 21, 2010 at 6:15 pm

that’s so funny, i totally work out to the firm! i love that they all have these screaming southern accents :) plus their workouts are always killer!

Katie March 19, 2010 at 1:25 pm

A St. Patty’s wedding? Were they Irish? I’m so interested!

Diana @ frontyardfoodie March 19, 2010 at 12:21 pm

That taco salad looks amazing!

I’m half Irish and I forgot to wear green on St. Paddy’s day! My excuse is that I have a green thumb;)

Melinda March 19, 2010 at 10:19 am

Looks like fun. I hope the wedding was a good time.

Erica March 18, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Hey girlie! How are you? Looks like you had fun this past weekend!! A St. Patrick’s day wedding? Are they Irish? Or just random day choice? post pics!!

Nicci March 19, 2010 at 7:35 am

The bride was Irish, she married my besties older brother. Beautiful wedding too.

Franziska (www.justalittlechocolate.com) March 18, 2010 at 12:19 pm

Found your site today and really like it! I eat a “taco salad” all the time, beans, ground turkey (I am obsessed) and lots of veggies. Also, eat oatmeal almost every day – simple and a nutirtion wise a great way to start out the day.

Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) March 17, 2010 at 8:09 pm

I love, love, love oatmeal for breakfast … but I still haven’t had savoury oats.

Molly March 17, 2010 at 5:52 pm

HAPPY PATTY’s Day to you as well!

That lunch reminds me of my Chipotle lunch I had today.. kinda of. Well not really but whatever it does!

Hope you had an awesome time sipping green beer with your friends!

Quisha March 17, 2010 at 1:33 pm

looks like you guys had fun. yes, pinch them all! i worked from home today so… no green for me. BUT… we’re going into the city soon to celebrate with friends (i’m like 1/5th irish haha), and i think i need to go find a quick lil’ green tank top :-/ DON’T PINCH ME haha.

never tried the firm. i actually do MelB’s FIT. SHE’S LIKE THE GENERAL ON CELEBRITY FIT CLUB. she’s a beast. those abs are motivating though!

Mari March 17, 2010 at 1:30 pm

hahaha you know those were both yours! I hear that song playing “Shots Shots Shots Shots Shots” haha

Happy St Patty’s Day Chickie!

Laura@FindingAHealthyBalance....after a 100+ Pound weight loss!!! March 17, 2010 at 10:43 am

I celebrated on Saturday too at my parents annual St. Patty’s Day Party, was a lot of fun and lots of great food!

A St. Patrick’s Day wedding, huh, interesting……take pictures I want to see! =)

Trinity March 17, 2010 at 10:29 am

haha, i’m with Kelly… I know you were double fisting those drinks! Have a great day, don’t get pinched!

janetha March 17, 2010 at 10:24 am

mmm, taco salad! happy st pats to you!

Lauren @ Eater not a runner March 17, 2010 at 9:33 am

Happy St. Pattys!

Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly March 17, 2010 at 9:25 am

Don’t lie…you know both of those drinks were yours! haha! Just kidding! Have fun at the wedding…are you wearing green??

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