New Year, New Vision #1

February 6, 2013

For my first resolution realized for the collaboration with 7 For All Mankind and their “New Year, New Vision” campaign (remember reading about it here?) – I tackled my goal to hit up the grocery store more frequently and cook yummy things at home.  Do you know that wearing a pair of distrestred skinny jeans at the grocery store makes you feel like you’re living the dream?  Because it does.  I made a list before I went, hit up each aisle, and really took my time thinking about what would be smart and healthy things to bring home. I didn’t…

For my first resolution realized for the collaboration with 7 For All Mankind and their “New Year, New Vision” campaign (remember reading about it here?) – I tackled my goal to hit up the grocery store more frequently and cook yummy things at home.  Do you know that wearing a pair of distrestred skinny jeans at the grocery store makes you feel like you’re living the dream?  Because it does.  I made a list before I went, hit up each aisle, and really took my time thinking about what would be smart and healthy things to bring home.

I didn’t get any ice cream (which I always do) and I bought twice the produce I normally would have.  I was proud of myself but I know I can do even better next time… Which is why I’ll be going back to the store again this weekend with a more detailed list of ingredients I’ll need to make big batches of healthy things I can take to work for lunch or eat for dinner.  Scrambled eggs are easy (and a typical dinner in our apartment) but eggplant lasagna and salmon is way better.  Now if I could only break my habit of eating cereal with cow’s milk (gasp – so bad, I know) for breakfast it will be like I’m a new woman.

It’s funny how even a small thing like stocking the fridge and pantry can make you happy.  I didn’t think much of it at the time I added it to my list of rezzies but now that I’m finally taking action on said resolutions, I’m pretty pleased!  Next week comes vision #2…  In the meantime, don’t forget to enter to win the pair of jeans and $500 cash card here!

Images taken by MEB, Inc. for A Piece of Toast

(gifted 7 For All Mankind Jeans // J.Crew Jacket (similar) // Zoe Karssen T-Shirt // 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli (similar) // gifted Sole Society Booties // Persol Sunnies // Nixon Watch // gifted DCI Bracelet)

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  1. I know what you mean about trying to eat healthier. I've been making lists and cutting coupons so I actually make myself go there. It's been working so far so hopefully it lasts!
    xoxo

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