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Day 168 - Wining

Saturday, May 16, 2015

What a fun day today! Our first experience with the Lake County Wine Adventure was a blast! We hit 10 wineries in all, and I was really good about my food and wine intake. We visited a couple wineries that we'd never been to, and one of them is in the most beautiful spot overlooking a verdant valley of manzanita and pine trees that took my breath away. The owner is a young guy who is passionate about wine, and wonderful at making everyone feel at home in the tasting room. Our friends Alex and Slava were great partners to steer us to certain wines, and there was nothing disappointing about any of them!

We will go out tomorrow and travel along the other side of the lake to visit some more wineries. I really expected to blow the calorie budget today, and after tracking everything as carefully as I could, I still ended up with a deficit of about 400 calories - even allowing myself a little ice cream treat this evening! I may have to plan to eat a little more tomorrow!

I hope you all are having a fantastic weekend doing something fun too, especially if it's with people you love!
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  • 1DAY-ATA-TIME
    If I visited that many wineries in one day, someone would be wheeling me around in a wheelbarrow. LOL I love wines too much. Glad you're having a fantastic weekend!

    2267 days ago
  • IOWALONEWOLF
    Okay you remember these places because when I find my special someone I am coming out there on a visit! Loved reading your blog you write with feeling and emotion and you know I like that!!

    2268 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12915013
    Sounds like a very fun weekend. Good friends, good food, and awesome wine, how delightful. emoticon
    2268 days ago
  • WENDYANNE61
    Hope today was as fun as yersterday and that the wine just as delicious!
    2268 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/17/2015 2:35:25 PM
  • no profile photo CD15118206
    What a fun week-end! Good for you!
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    2268 days ago
  • no profile photo JEANNETTE59
    Sounds like you had and emoticon day emoticon

    It's amazing that you managed to have a deficit calorie count emoticon

    Hope the second day of your Wine Adventure is as great as the first!
    2268 days ago
  • HAPPYGIRL1000
    That is so great that you are able to keep your calories guidelines and still enjoy yourself! you must be very disciplined. I think for many of us enjoying our time going out and doing things and being around other people eating and drinking is the challenge, and you seem to be handling it really well. Good work! emoticon
    2268 days ago
  • A_NEW_NEANIE
    Glad your weekend went well.... I said that one day, I'll get around to going to a wine tasting event! EXCELLENT JOB of staying within your calorie range as well!
    2268 days ago
  • TENNISJIM
    Sounded like an awesome day!
    2268 days ago
  • OSHEONA
    emoticon I love wine too!
    2268 days ago
  • MEWHENRYSMAMA
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    Sounds like a super day! And you get to do it again tomorrow!
    And stayed under your calories! Amazing...night cap of ice cream emoticon emoticon
    Have another great day tomorrow...take a pic to share if you see another breathtaking view! emoticon
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    2268 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/17/2015 12:02:15 AM
  • BARCELONAME
    AMAZING WILLPOWER!!!! impressive!!!!! emoticon emoticon YOU ARE DOING SO GREAT!!!!
    2268 days ago
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