Fabulous food and finds!

by Elizabeth on September 9, 2013

I’ve been waiting for this week for about 6 months now! On Friday, I get to go to Minneapolis for the Healthy Living Summit and participate on a panel discussing the importance of self care, managing emotions, and finding your own happiness recipe with these two ladies! I couldn’t be more excited!!!

Speaking of recipes, Fabulous Fall Food continues. Friday night I made an Italian Sausage Casserole for our friends.


  • 1 lb hot pork sausage
  • 12 biscuits
  • 1 cup of red pasta sauce
  • 1 cup monterrey jack cheese


Brown the sausage in a pan and add in the pasta sauce. Sprinkle in 1/2 cup of cheese. Pour mixture in an ungreased pan and place biscuits on top. Use the remaining cheese on top of the biscuits and cook for 20 minutes at 400.

We actually had a pretty low key Sunday. I have to say (and don’t judge) that the 99 cent store is really awesome. I got more produce than I can possibly eat this week for less than $10! And I’m not gluten free by any means, but I also found this cookie dough for, you guessed it, 99 cents so I bought it? or 6. It tastes just like regular to me :-)

Pillsbury Gluten Free Dough Cookie Dough

I was just getting lucky this weekend on good deals. I also found two new sports bras at Target on clearance. My ones from college I still wear have seen better days. And heaven forbid I spend $15 on a new one. So I spent 10.




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Please disregard the fact that I spent $3 on a single cupcake from Sprinkles 5.5 times a week. It’s irrelevant.

Ok last awesome find? can I just say how hard I laughed (and how happy it made me) that I found this right under the “intimate apparel” sign? YES.

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Off to do more shadowing while Noah’s at school! Have a great Monday!


1. Who will I be seeing at HLS???

2. What are some awesome finds you’ve had lately?

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1 Natasha September 9, 2013 at 5:46 am

Hahaha I love those footie pajamas…I actually used to have a pair in my senior year of high school. It was pink with cats on it…#notashamed!

I wish I was going to the HLS! I can’t wait to see everyone’s recap of the weekend!

I also work at this cupcake bakery called The Cupcake Station (only four locations are in Michigan), and our cupcakes are $3 each. But dang they are so good. Plus, we are there baking every single morning (unlike a lot of places which ship their cupcakes from distribution centers and are loaded with preservatives…YUCK)

Have a great Monday!
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2 Laura @losingrace September 9, 2013 at 6:34 am

I’m the queen of deal finding, while on vacation last weekend I found an adorable lace dress and paid $6 for it. yep. that happened.
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3 Michele September 9, 2013 at 6:51 am

You won’t be seeing me at the summit this year, although I hope you will someday!

That casserole sounds amazing. Sadly, I AM gluten free but will look for some biscuits to replace in there.
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4 Karen @ Runner Girl Eats September 9, 2013 at 6:53 am

Wish I could go to HLS! You will be great and have a blast :)
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5 Katie @ running4cupcakes September 9, 2013 at 7:33 am

Me!! So excited – and super excited for dinner on Friday night. :) And your panel discussion!!
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6 Alyssa @ See This Girl Run September 9, 2013 at 7:43 am

Wish I could have gone to the summit!! Have so much fun!

My awesome deal lately was my friend’s husband fixing my car for much less than the shop was going to. Woohoo!
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7 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 9, 2013 at 7:54 am

EeeeEE! I seriously cannot WAIT to see you at HLS! 3 more days until my flight… oooomigosh so hard to believe.
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8 Kim @ Hungry Healthy Girl September 9, 2013 at 7:55 am

Love the long pjs…. those are too funny! I will be seeing you at HLS and I think that we will be attending dinner together…. can’t wait!
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9 Debbie @ DebRuns September 9, 2013 at 9:12 am

HaHa! I love the monkey pj’s, but think they’d be way too hot! AND love the prices of Target sports bras!
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10 Anissa Angelosante September 9, 2013 at 9:13 am

Those PJs are so awesome!!!

I have not seen those GF cookies, I will be on the look out for them now!!
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11 Jojo @ RunFastEatLots September 9, 2013 at 10:09 am

Haha footie pajama! With sock monkeys! So damn sexy ;)
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12 misszippy September 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

Congrats on the HLS gig! So fun.

I love Champion bras…all I wear! And my kids would pay me to wear PJs like those!
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13 Courtney @ Don't Blink. Just Run. September 9, 2013 at 12:35 pm

That recipe looks delish!

And I may need to make a special trip to a Target to get those sock monkey footie pajamas. I love it!
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14 Gina @ Health, Love, and Chocolate September 9, 2013 at 1:37 pm

I can’t wait to hear your panel at HLS, self care is definitely one of my favorite topics! And I am loving those sports bras.


15 Elizabeth September 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

Thank you! I can’t wait to meet you!!!


16 Kira @ cyclingthrough.com September 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm

That looks so tasty!! I actually found the opposite of a good deal! I got my sister a quick lunch from a grocery store on her wedding day. I thought a quick sandwich and salad wouldn’t be too expensive but it came to $20!!! What! Oh well, she’s worth it :)
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17 Liz @ The Girl on Fire Now September 9, 2013 at 5:03 pm

I love the blue sports bra! I am going to hit up target soon :)
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18 Jamie @ fitfortherun September 10, 2013 at 4:47 am

Please tell me you got the monkey onesie?!
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19 Elizabeth September 10, 2013 at 5:59 am

Soon ;-)


20 Laura September 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm

I can’t do the cheapie Target bras :( Not supportive enough if you have a large chest!


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