Because I Love Mornings.

by Katelyn Block on September 13, 2012 · 19 comments

Look at what I woke up to this morning?!

This little child learned how to ride a bike and then got really excited. THUMBS UP FOR ROCK AND ROLL!

That’s my kinda kid.

Let’s talk about the first things I think about when I wake up:

Fuzzy socks and coffee. One thing I love (and hate) about living up yonder is that it gets suuuper chilly at night and makes my room frozen the next morning. I like sleeping with my room slightly cold (always been this way, crank the A/C up in the summer, turn the heat down in the winter), but when I leave my window all the way open with the fan on, it’s like I’m waking up in a freakin’ igloo.

No big, just bring on the fuzzy stuff.

And breakfast.

My favorite thing to do (learned from a tip by one of my best girls) is to chop up some bacon and throw it in the pan before you make your eggs. Saute them a little bit, let the bacon bits brown (say that ten times fast), and then add in your eggs. I’m a scramble girl, but I know you could make a bomb omelette with this method.

It makes everything taste like bacon, and we all know that’s a good thing. (vegans and vegetarians, try it with fake’n bacon with eggs or tofu — guaranteed it will taste just as bomb)

Do you love mornings? Why or why not?
Bacon + eggs –> yay or nay?
What do you think about first thing in the morning?

p.s. Check out my guest post on the FitFluential blog! Title: Top 5 Ways to Stop Being Scared of Lifting Like a Bro.

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StoriesAndSweetPotatoes September 13, 2012 at 8:54 AM

Love that kid video! Nothing is better than leaving the gym right before the sun comes up. That’s my favorite. :)


Andrew September 13, 2012 at 8:59 AM

I hate mornings…I love sleeping lol but getting up early and getting things done is always nice.

Bacon + eggs = heaven!! only better combo is chocolate + pb. I’ll have to try your scramble idea.

The first thing I think about in the morning is how much longer I can sleep before I HAVE to get up or I’ll be late to work lol


Jami Gobao September 13, 2012 at 9:20 AM

I love mornings!! Waking up early, cranking out my workouts, coming back fixing breakfast and coffee and enjoying it all. I think oatmeal and omelettes are my fav for breakfast! I usually do canadian bacon with my egg whites. My bf makes fun of me because I wake up so early but I feel like it just gets my day started. If I running late in the morning, screws up my whole day!

Great post! Love the fuzzy socks!


Ariel September 13, 2012 at 9:27 AM

Did you get that video off my Facebook?! If you did I feel honored it made your morning :) I got that video yesterday in an email and fell it literally made me smile.


Katelyn Block September 13, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Yes I think I did!! Omg MADE my day!


Mindy September 13, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Bacon+eggs= yes please! Do you do turkey b or regular?


Katelyn Block September 13, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Regular :) Uncured, applewood smoked organic bacon from Wegmans!


Jenna September 13, 2012 at 9:45 AM

Mornings are definitely the best time of Day!!! I’ve always been a morning girl, and breakfast has always been my favorite meal for sure! Spa love!


Yellow Haired Girl September 13, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Bacon + anything … right? Hahaha. Love the bacon and eggs combo. But not as much as I love tose fuzzy socks! I need to find mine. I wear them alllll weekend long in the winter.


Katelyn Block September 13, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Aren’t they so cute?! I wear them around all day and slide on the floor in my kitchen — haha like Risky Business style.


chelcie @ chelcie's food files September 13, 2012 at 10:53 AM

i love the mornings..i am definitely most productive in the mornings! those eggs sound so bomb I need to remember to buy bacon at the store


Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table September 13, 2012 at 11:37 AM

I just did that same thing with bacon, only I toasted my bread in the pan (had my eggs earlier). Bacon bread with Sunbutter, ftw!


Lea @ Greens and Coffee Beans September 13, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Mornings are my favorite time of day, I love curling up on the couch with a hot cup of coffee and watching the sun rise. It’s the best.
I think I have those socks! I have a million pairs of fuzzy socks, it’s the only way I make it through the winter!


Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy September 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM

I never used to be a morning person, but now I love them. I find it is when I am most productive. Unless I have been out the night before of course….


Julianna @ Julianna Bananna September 13, 2012 at 2:13 PM

fuzzy socks + coffee + bacon = a perfect morning.

have a wonderful day!


Katie @wishandwhimsy September 13, 2012 at 2:17 PM

Cozy fuzzy socks and coffee seem like a luxurious morning for me…I’m not even kidding one bit!


Courtney September 13, 2012 at 4:37 PM

i love mornings! because I get so much more done. WOD at 5, Run at 6, Breakfast at 7 and work by 8. WHAM BAM THANKYA MA’AM!


Abby @ Abz 'n' Oats September 16, 2012 at 10:10 PM

That video is legit. It reminds me of what I need to say to myself with DU’s. I love that bacon scramble method. I have been using it nearly every day! :)


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