Coconut Jo’s Blog


Hola! Back from the weekend.

Welcome to Monday! We spent a lovely weekend in Charleston for mi madre’s bday. Here’s me in the car happy from shopping and Whole Foods!! I miss Charleston after leaving home 2 years ago. Yes, I chopped off my hair right before I did my 10K.

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Here are the goodies from Whole Foods! I went a little crazy because there isn’t one in Columbia and I haven’t been in awhile. Soy Milk, Bunch of bars , little organic potatoes, ground flax seeds, Black bean hummus, shredded coconut, almond butter, applesauce, peanut sauce, organic hoisin sauce, 3 yellow mangos, and green chiles. Not pictured are frozen bags of fruits in the freezer and edamame. Whew!!

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I also went to my favorite store JCREW!!! Jeans, shorts (purple with horses?) and a light sweater. I’m always cold! That’s Chip stepping in the picture.

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Can’t forget to mention my New shoes!! I’ve been drooling over these shoes for over a year!

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Today after work I went to Publix and picked up a few things for dinner this week. I made a menu for the week because we’re trying not to eat out except for Thursday. We are looking at a house with the parents. We have something special planned this weekend. 🙂 Here’s what I made tonight.

Dinner 1

Mini organic potatoes baked at 400 then 450 with olive oil, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper. Corn on the cob, a few broccoli pieces (microwaved), and shrimp. Yum! This is for me of course.

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Dinner 2

Annie’s mac and cheese made with water (ran out of milk), corn cut of the cob, and steak. This is for the boyfriend.

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The only connecting item is the corn! haha…. It’s so hard sometimes. It’s the things you do for love!!

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I leave you tonight with a picture of my darling son. He’s too cute!!! Good Night everyone!!