• Guess the Pug Part

    May 23, 2013

    Hi, guys!

    On Tuesday night when I was at Canyon Ranch, Mal texted me: “Guess the pug part” along with a furry photo of Murphy’s body. (He’s weird. I’m weird. It’s cool.) I love stuff like this, so, obviously, I was game. We went back and forth with photos and guesses, and it was really fun. I definitely had a good laugh!

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    I thought you guys might get a kick out of guessing Murphy’s pug parts too, so I included two of the harder photos that Mal sent me in this post. If you want to play along, just leave a comment on this post with your guesses. To further sweeten the game, I’ll randomly pick one comment to receive a jar of Nikki’s Coconut Butter in the flavor of your choice. Happy guessing!

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    pug part 1

    PHOTO 2

    pug part 2

    Lunch

    Thanks to some frozen bagged goodies from Trader Joe’s, this afternoon’s lunch was fast and healthy. THANK YOU to those of you who mentioned the Superfood Pilaf and Fully Cooked Falafel! Both were delicious recommendations!

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    The Superfood Pilaf and Fully Cooked Falafel both have microwave cooking instructions, so lunch came together quickly and easily. Love that.

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    Tory Row 5K Giveaway

    Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway to win a free entry to the Tory Row 5K! Here’s your winner:

    jess

    this sounds like a really fun event – and i’ve thought about doing it a few times, but just never got my act together in time. Also, tory row has the best veggie burgers ever, so that’s just another random fact why i’d like to do this run, haha :)

    Congrats, Jess! Please email me at tina@carrotsncake.com to claim your prize!

    If you still want to register for the Tory Row 5K, you can save $5 with the code CNC5.

    Health News & Views

    Who can resist the sweet, smooth, buttery taste of butterscotch? Not me, which is why this recipe for Butterscotch Chip Cookies might be my new favorite (healthy-ish) dessert.

    Instead of refined flour and white sugar, these cookies are made with gluten-free almond flour and naturally sweet coconut oil and maple syrup. The packaged, store-bought butterscotch morsels, however, aren’t the most nutritious ingredient, but they sure taste delicious and are worth every calorie when it comes to a splurge. I hope you enjoy these cookies as much as I do!

    A Butterscotch Chip Cookie Recipe to Die For

    Butterscotch Chip Cookies

    Question of the Day

    What pug parts are pictured above?

    I’ll randomly pick a winner tomorrow morning! Good luck!

    P.S. Just wanted to give BIC Bands a shout out for raising over $18,000 for The One Fund!!!

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    Katie M May 24, 2013 at 9:03 am

    I think the first is his elbow and the second is his hind leg/hip.

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    Vicki May 24, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Love this game…

    1. Tail (not curled)
    2. Inner back thigh

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    Chase May 24, 2013 at 9:11 am

    Hahahahh guess the pug part. I’m so playing this with my dog/husband :)

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    Millie Jones May 24, 2013 at 9:15 am

    photo one- base of tail. photo two- rear leg! Love pugs!!!! Have one of my own named Meaty!

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    Emily May 24, 2013 at 9:21 am

    hmmm I’ll say tail and arm(leg?)pit :)
    Loveeee pugs, adorable picture of Murphy!

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    Jenny May 24, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Tail pulled out straight and thigh. I love pugs even though my fur baby is a rat terrier rescue.

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    Nicole May 24, 2013 at 10:35 am

    I’m going with tail & right leg& side of body.

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    Emily May 24, 2013 at 10:37 am

    You guys seriously are weird!! But it keeps things interesting!

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    Amy May 24, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    1:rump and tail
    2:inner hind leg

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    Caitlin May 24, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    best game ever!!!

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    Clare May 24, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    Ha! I love games like this. Pugs are so much fun, all rolls of chub and funny little faces. I play a similar game with my Boston Terrier. Chiropractor Murfreesboro TN

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    Cody May 25, 2013 at 10:16 am

    The first photo looks like his elbow on the front leg. The second looks like the inside of his back leg where it joins the body. Also, that superfood pilaf looks good! I’ve never seen it in TJs before.

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