Adventure Time

Hey y’all!

Weather is getting really bad here and a huge storm is heading our way, so we are trying to get out as soon as possible. Never fear, we will NOT be taking my little civic up to Tahoe this weekend….a truck is always much better option. And I will not be driving…which is probably for the best seeing I just had my first experience driving with frost on my windshield two months ago. No big deal.

I’ve been pretty busy this morning, trying to get some writing done before the weekend officially begins. I’m up to my ears in editing the first section of the book right now. Can’t wait for the final product! I ate a bowl of ezekiel cereal with banana for breakfast:


And then snacked on a few dried apricots and almonds for a snack (plus a cappuccino!):

The winner of the final Sonoma County Restaurant Week giveaway is……..comment number 40—Stacy!! Stacy, please email me your mailing address and I’ll get your gift certificate out to you stat. ๐Ÿ™‚

Unfortunately I have stepped down from the Healthy Living Summit committee and won’t be in attendance this year. This has absolutely nothing to do with the girls (they are some of my best friends!) or the Summit itself, but for reasons I can’t express right now. Don’t worry, I’ll fill everyone in soon….! It’s exciting stuff, I assure you. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Camera is charged and ready to go…..time for an adventure!

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  • Evan Thomas
    February 26, 2010 at 10:38 am

    Aww, sad to hear you won’t be enjoying the festival, but sounds like something better’s on the horizon

  • Freya @
    February 26, 2010 at 10:41 am

    That’s a shame you won’t be going ๐Ÿ™ But if it’s cos of exciting stuff then YAY! Can’t wait to hear about it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Daniel
    February 26, 2010 at 10:45 am

    I had the same thing for breakfast – I absolutely love Ezekiel cereal with a little vanilla soy milk and some frozen banana slices!
    Best of luck avoiding the bad weather~

  • Becky @ flybynyght
    February 26, 2010 at 10:49 am

    I hope you have a great time in the snow! Excited to hear your news soon…

  • Heather (Heather's Dish)
    February 26, 2010 at 10:51 am

    aw, sad! but good since it’s good news! hope you guys have a blast…be careful driving and I’m so excited to (hopefully!!!) see pictures soon!

  • Jessica @ How Sweet
    February 26, 2010 at 10:59 am

    Aww, was hoping to meet you at HLS!

  • brandi
    February 26, 2010 at 11:03 am

    Have a GREAT time and a safe trip!

    At least you can’t do HLS because of an exciting reason ๐Ÿ™‚ I would love to be involved with HLS if I could!

  • Jenn @ Livewellfit
    February 26, 2010 at 11:04 am

    Such exciting adventures all around!!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a blast in Tahoe- such a beautiful place! I gotta go find me some Ezekiel cereal! All I can find is the bread + muffins. Cereal sounds yummo.

  • Lauren @ Eater not a runner
    February 26, 2010 at 11:06 am

    Can’t wait to hear the exciting news!

  • Nora@LiveLifeEatRight
    February 26, 2010 at 11:06 am

    I cant wait to hear this exciting news!!! I looovvveee sacking on almonds and apricots. I think I said this before but i love stuffing the almonds into the apricots. you get the chewy crunchy goodness of flavor. AMAZING! Especially good along side coffee ๐Ÿ™ Only another month or so until Lent is over and I can enjoy, although I have to say, after a week of not drinking caffeinated beverages (including tea!) I feel great!

  • Lauren @ louisianagrown
    February 26, 2010 at 11:10 am

    Oh no, that’s sad that you can’t participate in the summit, but I sure am excited to hear about why!

  • ellen eats beets
    February 26, 2010 at 11:10 am

    Have so much fun in Tahoe!! For some reason, your bowls of cereal always look so much tastier than mine, its so strange.

  • whit@whitinspired
    February 26, 2010 at 11:13 am

    I’m jealous of the Tahoe trip, that’s going to be so much fun!

  • Lauren
    February 26, 2010 at 11:16 am

    Enjoy Tahoe. The drive from there is a white knuckle ride down the steep roads.

  • Tiffany
    February 26, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Have a wonderful time in Tahoe! It’s one of my favorite places to be during the winter time =)

  • Ameena
    February 26, 2010 at 11:37 am

    Sorry you can’t participate in the summit but I am always interested in your exciting news!

  • MMiller
    February 26, 2010 at 11:50 am

    Sorry you can’t attend the HLS this year! But can’t wait to find out why! Have an awesome weekend in Tahoe!

  • Estela @ Weekly Bite
    February 26, 2010 at 11:52 am

    I’m so eager to hear your news!!

    Have fun in Tahoe!!

  • Cynthia (It All Changes)
    February 26, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    Sad to hear I won’t have the opportunity to meet you if I can go but glad to hear its for good reasons.

  • Sarah
    February 26, 2010 at 12:19 pm

    Be careful in the snow and enjoy Tahoe!

  • Andrea
    February 26, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    Awww that makes me sad that you won’t be there! I hope you beat the storm and enjoy yourself. Yay for your second time in snow!

  • Katy ( The Balanced Foodie)
    February 26, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    Sad, I was hoping to meet you at the summit this year! Of course, super happy that exciting things are coming for you! YAY!

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    February 26, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    So happy to hear you have some exciting news to share. ๐Ÿ˜€

    You got me hooked on Ezekial cereal a long time ago, but I haven’t had it in ages. This totally brought back my cravings for it. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Have fun in the snow! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg
    February 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm

    So sad you wont’ be there, but I know you have your reasons…sounds exciting!!!

    Have fun in Tahoe!

  • M.
    February 26, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    My guess is that you are going to Paris for the summer ?
    ๐Ÿ˜‰ Mais oui???

    Have a fun and relaxing snow weekend !!

  • Allison K
    February 26, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    I am SO excited to read about adventures in Tahoe. I love seeing people’s reactions to the area the first time they see it. Girl you are going to see serious snow. Love it!

    And….excited as always for your exciting news!

  • Paige (Running Around Normal)
    February 26, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Be safe driving in the storm!! eek! I hate that.
    That’s a shame you can’t be involved in the summit this year, but I’m super excited to find out why not ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Gabriela
    February 26, 2010 at 1:48 pm

    Delicious eats!
    Be safe, and good luck with your writing ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Brazilian XOXOยดs,

  • Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run]
    February 26, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    Oh no!!! I am so so so sad my your last comment about not attending HLS. This just ruined my Friday =[[[

  • Meghan@traveleatlove
    February 26, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    Have a fantastic weekend!

  • Amy
    February 26, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    If you are in South Lake Tahoe, you MUST eat at Freshies! It is fantastic!
    I found it on the next to last day of my trip there and I ate there for lunch and dinner ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Katharine
    February 26, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    I’m intrigued! Yet saddened – I’m sure you’ll be missed! Can’t wait to find out the mystery. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Adam
    February 26, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    I had the same breakfast this morning! You have only driven once with frost on your windshield? Woah.

  • eatmovelove
    February 26, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    You always keep us guessing….now I want to know the “reasons”….!!! Love bananas and love cereal , so what else is there to say?!
    Stay safe this weekend! Do you travel with your laptop?

  • Sarah (Oc2Seattle)
    February 26, 2010 at 3:10 pm

    Have a great weekend in Tahoe! If you get a chance try ski lessons for the day – so much fun!

  • Stacey
    February 26, 2010 at 3:18 pm

    I think we have matching bowls, I love that size bowl. It’s prefect for oatmeal or some cereal.

  • Courtney (The Hungry Yogini)
    February 26, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    Can’t wait to see pics ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    February 26, 2010 at 3:49 pm

    Looking forward to your next bit of exciting news! Have a wonderful time in Tahoe, it is a place of magic.

    Also, I’m absolutely obsessed with dried apricots. They’re the best dried fruit in my opinion. So plump, sweet, and chewy!

  • Debbie
    February 26, 2010 at 3:51 pm

    My heart kinda drooped when I learned you were stepping down from Healthy Living Summit committee. But it perked right back up to hear you have exciting news. Can’t tell you how HAPPY I am for you!

    Wishing you a delightful weekend in the snow and looking forward to those pics.

    Blessings ~ Debbie

  • Lisa (bakebikeblog)
    February 26, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    Almonds and apricots – best snack ever ๐Ÿ™‚

  • amanda
    February 26, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    Yumm almonds and apricots. I hope you can make it…girls in trucks kick ass!

  • Kelly B (at Local Foodie Fight)
    February 26, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    hmmm I wonder what the news is! hope it’s good ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Picnics and Peonies
    February 26, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    I’ve always wanted to go to Tahoe… However, I’m not complaining because Whistler (and the best skiing ever! plus the Olympics!) is essentially in my backyard. Next time you guys should come here ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    February 26, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    I’m sad that you won’t be going too but i’m sure you must have an amazing reason!!!

  • Abby
    February 26, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    Have a great weekend! Hope you stay safe! I’m sure the Healthy Living Summit will miss you! I really want to go this year, and if I do I’ll be so bummed if you’re not there!!

  • jenna
    February 26, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    aww i am sorry to hear this jenna ๐Ÿ™

  • Deva (Voracious Vorilee)
    February 26, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    I hope that you have a great trip! Be safe and have fun ๐Ÿ™‚ I am excited to hear your news, though sad to hear you won’t be taking part of the HLS this year.

  • Still Life in Southeast Asia
    February 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm

    Argh! The suspense!

    Hope you have a great time with your friends in Tahoe. Should be a great getaway. ๐Ÿ™‚

    If I had to guess at your new opportunity, I would have to say TV show host since you were such a natural on your winery application video.

  • Pam (@ TotalHealthCounseling)
    February 26, 2010 at 8:23 pm

    Have fun on your Tahoe trip!! If you are snowboarding, remember to NOT put out your arms when you fall, otherwise you can break your wrist-ouch! Your experienced snowboarding friends should tell you this.
    Sorry to hear you are not going to the Healthy Living Summit this year. I was hoping to go so I could meet my favorite bloggers, that being you, Tina, and Kath. Can’t wait to hear your exciting news of why you’ll be elsewhere during the summit.

  • marie
    February 26, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    ahh have fun in tahoe! be careful on your drive, it tends to be not too much fun!

  • Karla
    February 27, 2010 at 7:34 am

    Too bad you won’t be coordinating. I’m interested to hear what you have lined up instead!

  • Emilyeatsclean
    February 27, 2010 at 8:21 am

    Ohhh almonds and dried apricots are a super yummy snack!


  • Tania @ Moment Anew
    February 27, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Best of luck with your writing and have a safe drive! I’m excited to hear your news! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    February 27, 2010 at 9:04 am

    have fun on your adventure! I can’t wait to see the photos!!!!

  • Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    February 27, 2010 at 9:04 am

    have fun on your adventure! I can’t wait to see the photos!!!!

  • Kelly @ Healthy Passion
    February 27, 2010 at 11:41 am

    I have seen that Ezeikel cereal….might have to give it a go!

  • Kelly
    February 27, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Hi Jenna,

    Have a great trip! I’ve been on the lookout for millet bread, but I can’t seem to find it anywhere (I live is Massachusetts). Where do you get yours?

  • Kelly
    February 27, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Hi Jenna,

    Have a great trip! I’ve been on the lookout for millet bread, but I can’t seem to find it anywhere (I live is Massachusetts). Where do you get yours?

  • Tamara Nicole
    February 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    Sooo glad I found your blog, a woman after my own heart:-)

  • Cyndi
    February 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm

    You are courageous to strike out on your own. You are brave and I admire you.

  • Lindsay
    February 27, 2010 at 9:17 pm

    Hope you’re enjoying the ski weekend! I am desperate for some Eat, Live, Run… but I know there will be plenty when you get back. Post lots of photos!

  • Caitlin @ Right Foot Forward
    February 28, 2010 at 1:14 pm

    I hope you are having a great time on your trip! Looking forward to hearing your exciting news soon. It is completely understandable that you are stepping down.. it sounds like you have a ton on your plate!

  • The Paris Food Blague
    February 28, 2010 at 1:33 pm

    coucou! it’s a shame you can’t be coordinating, but enjoying your blog again, as always.

    a bientot
    The Paris Food Blague

  • Kristilyn (My 29th Year)
    February 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    Have fun in Tahoe! Too bad about the summit, but I’m sure it’ll be a yearly event in no time!


  • Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat)
    February 28, 2010 at 7:49 pm

    It just started pouring down here in Oz, too, which really puts a damper on things haha when you’re at the beach! Have a great trip! ๐Ÿ˜€