Farmer’s Market Fun

Happy Saturday!

I love the weekends simply because I’m free to roam about the city and get things done without any pressure. I had planned on going for a long run this morning, but Taboo and friends kept me up until 2 a.m., so when my alarm clock sounded off, I rolled over and hit the snooze button. So instead, I immediately embraced my leisurely weekend attitude and decided to switch things up.

First up: Friends and I headed down to Union Square to hit up the farmer’s market. I LOVE the farmer’s market. The produce is so much better and oftentimes much cheaper. I’m sticking to a tight budget though, so I just picked up some cucumbers to enjoy with hummus, feta cheese and chickpeas for lunch all next week 🙂

Although there were these pretty pepper trees that tempted me.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

Too bad I don’t have a green thumb and would kill it in less than a week.

We found a truck that was giving out free iced tea and iced coffee too. It was some company that was trying to get people to sign up for an HP product. I don’t get the correlation, but I got a free iced tea without signing up for anything. Win!

Do you get the connection?

We love free stuff.

It was exactly the refresher I needed.

I like my fishy drink face.

My tummy started grumbling at the sight of all the food in the market, so I quickly realized my budget was not too tight for a 16 Handles trip. After all, we were only about six blocks away from the delicious treat and I soon found out that Jake and Victoria had never experienced this fro-yo. Say no more!

Jake seems to really enjoy it.

They were fans.

Perfection.

I had a mix of red velvet, peanut butter and birthday cake, with a myriad of toppings. Blueberries, strawberries, brownie bits and Reese’s pieces. Yum.

Here’s a question: how do you pronounce Reese’s pieces? I’ve heard people pronounce it REE-SEE-‘S PEE-SEES, and others say it just like you would say Reese’s peanut butter cup. I catch myself switching between the two all of the time.

This has nothing to do with pronunciation, but I always loved this Reese’s commercial. Did you have a favorite?

Now I’m off to do some Bikram yoga…I’m a newbie, so this will be interesting. Especially because it’s so hot today. But I’ve been drinking water all day (excuse me as I chug some more) in preparation, so hopefully it will be a pleasant experience. I’ll be sure to report back later!

I’ve also been cooking up an awesome new workout playlist. A mix of new hits and oldies but goodies. After all, you always need the best of both worlds, right?

How’s your Saturday going? What do you think of Bikram yoga? 

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Posted on July 16, 2011, in Exercise, Food, Random Musings, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Ah! You’re going! Yay! I can’t wait to read all about it!

  1. Pingback: Old Town Cottonwood Farmer’s Market « rAZmatAZ

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