Beauty & The Beast soup

Soup of the Evening, Beautiful Soup!

Who for such dainties would not stoop? … Wait, was the Mock Turtle even in the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland? He was, right? Yes? No? I can’t remember. Fail. But whatever; today I’m talking soup. It is simple. It is so simple, you don’t make it so much as assemble it. It makes a great work lunch and is infinitely customizable. The ingredients could be described as “things you like.” And while it is as delicious as you want it to be, it is also as healthy as you want it to be! I’ll walk you through...

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Magic bands

In Which Jenn Flips Out Over Magic Bands & Makes A Disney Playlist

Is Carol Anne so wisely said in Poltergeist: THEY’RE HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERE. Do Spanish-speaking families receive a box that says ‘increible’? Hello, precious. Hello. I got home from ballet last night, saw the box on the kitchen counter, and squeaked to such a tremendous degree that my roommate came in to find out what was inside. And then she humored me admirably when I showed her my plastic bracelets. But guys, seriously – I am SO EXCITED because that means MY DAY IS COMING. Twenty-seven days. Twenty-seven days until I am showing my mom around Walt Disney World! And in honor...

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Roller coaster of emotion

In Which Jenn Uses Space Mountain to Triumph Over Moon’s Ex-Boyfriend

JENN: This is another story from our 2004 high school orchestra trip to Orlando. It was the very last night of the trip, and we spent the afternoon/evening in the Magic Kingdom. I had been to Disney’s California Adventure a couple years earlier where I learned about the recently instituted FastPass program, so the moment we stepped into the park I herded everyone toward the Space Mountain FP kiosks. This was before Moon’s Roller Coaster Renaissance, so she made friends with the Tomorrowland Transit Authority Peoplemover. How many times would you say you rode? MOON: Umm… I think enough...

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Mickey running

The Fairest Week In Review: 11/4

Mere days go, I received this beautiful, beautiful creature in the mail: Magical Express tickets = check. ONLY THIRTY DAYS TO GO, GUYS. Training last week went well! My experiment with not eating beforehand and taking Clif Shot Bloks during went, as the Brits say, swimmingly. I even knocked out a fifteen-miler, not at any particularly great speeds, but I worked for it and by consequence I got it. Good times. Speaking of mileage, I joined the Pile on the Miles Challenge as hosted by Eat Run Repeat. My goal? I’m shooting for 170 miles over the course of...

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Music notes

Music + Running: When Headphones & Sneakers Do Not Entertain a Happy Marriage

No doubt you’re sick of Jenn prattling on, so for a change of pace, here’s a solo Moon post! Yay! Hey gang! I’m venturing on a new series, here. Hopefully this narrative will get more interesting as we push forward, but bear with me for a bit. But, before I get too preachy, how about revealing what the series actually is. Music and Running Let me preface with the admission that I use the term “running” loosely. I know there are many serious runners for and against listening to music while running. Perhaps we can tackle this debate at...

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