Color Explosion

Hello friends, I hope you are enjoying the start of your Easter Weekend.

Color explosion! It makes me happy.


It’s Spring Break season and a time to take a little time off to enjoy some rest and relaxation.


We spent some family time in Las Vegas this week. My mother-in-law celebrated her birthday in Vegas and the husband and I joined the whole family for the celebration.

These pictures were taken at The Wynn hotel. So beautiful.

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This is my “I’m flying out of Orange County at 6am to meet everyone in Vegas, ready to start the day straight from the airport” outfit 🙂


– Gap polka dot shirt, black skinny jeans and Tom’s shoes. Braided hair because Vegas was hot! hot! hot!

I wish I could jump in here…..


More on our Las Vegas trip later…..but for now, it’s time to get ready for Easter weekend.

Knowing there will be a ton of desserts and food to be enjoyed tomorrow for Easter celebration, I made sure I started my weekend on a healthy start.

I’ve been increasing my protein intake lately (because I’m back on my strength training routine and I need to replenish my hard working muscles) and I’ve been adding protein topping to my oatmeal.


Instead of cooking the protein powder with the oatmeal, which makes the texture a little off sometimes, I’ve been putting in on top. I mix the protein powder with a little almond milk, until it’s creamy and has a thick syrup texture, then I put it on top of the cooked oatmeal in a bowl.

I love this method now.


Delicious bowl of oatmeal with about 20 grams of protein 🙂

I’m off to do some gardening. I’ve neglected my garden the last month and the weeds have taken over.

I’m also baking Easter treats today. I hope to have little cute bunnies in my kitchen tonight.


  1. The flowers are gorgeous! Glad you had a nice trip. That is a fun protein tip. Happy Easter

  2. gorgeous pictures! i can’t wait to see the bunnies…

  3. Those are some beautiful flowers! Also, great idea with the protein powder!

  4. Those pictures are beautiful! I’m glad you had a great trip. Can’t wait to read about it. 🙂

  5. I’ve never been a fan of protein powder! I use it sometimes, but never can get used to the taste. I’ll have to give this a try! What brand powder do u use?

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