Saturday, January 07, 2012


I love watching Maisie at the gym.  Friday morning Maisie did two hours of intense conditioning followed by three hours of practice and more conditioning later in the afternoon.  So what did she do in-between and after her practices?  She demonstrated and practiced all the exercises she had just done done at the gym.  Maisie not only loves learning skills but she adores conditioning. 

photo (8)eIf you’ve ever done or seen the Pilates 100, well that’s essentially what Maisie was doing but with her legs.  She did sets in both straddle and pike position.  If I didn’t see it with my own eyes I would have said that it was impossible but she did it.  I couldn’t last 5 minutes doing what she does and yet after five hours of tough workouts she wasn’t the least bit tired or sore and she said it was fun!  She IS the A-Maisie-ing Maisie!

New Crazy Cooking Challenge recipe over on Cook Lisa Cook.  This month we were challenged to find the Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup recipe and I think I did when I found and made a totally delicious Thai Chicken Noodle Soup.  Not only was it “Maisie safe” but it was easy to make and Eammon and I could spice it up a little at the table with a dash of Sriracha.  With the cold weather now upon us, this is a perfect soup to make, enjoy and even to keep in the freezer for an easy anytime meal.  As always, click on the picture to be taken to the recipe.


Other recipes posted on Cook Lisa Cook include: Mango Lassi, Stir-Fried Asparagus with Water Chestnuts, Ginger & Cashews, Curried Roast Chicken Pieces with Spicy Sweet Potato & Carrots, Grilled Corn & Bacon Pudding, Oriental Chicken Salad, Potato Salad with Bacon, Coffee Crusted Steak, Home Style Chicken Curry, Watermelon FrostyMango Gazpacho, Toll House Double Stuff Oreo Brownies, Long Beans with Walnuts, Blacksmith Pizza, Rhubarb Crisp, Laksa, Math Book No Bake Cookies, Aloo Gobi, Mint Lassi, Red Curry Chicken, Lamb Curry, Grilled Corn, Avocado & Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing, Baked Egg Cups Two Ways, Thai Peanut Salad, Holy Guacamole, Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, Wallaby Darned, Piggy-Out Cookies, Wicked Good New England Lobster Roll, Long Beans with Garlic, Super Simple Summer Shrimp Salsa Salad, Grandma’s Teriyaki Steak, Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, Red Chinese Long Beans with Peppers & Red Curry, 24-Layer Crêpe Cake, Fig & Watermelon Salad, Grilled Chèvre & Fig Panini, Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad, Grilled Prawns, Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon, Kicked Up Piggy-Out Cookies, Pesto Pita Pizza, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Nutella Crêpes, Mango, Lime & Chile Spiced Ice Box Pie, Roast Beef & Garlic Herb Cheese Sandwich, Layered Crespelle with Bolognese, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil, Jamaican Jerk Meat Pies, Nutella No Bake Cookies, Velvety Mac & Cheese, Welsh Cakes, Tom Yam Ghoong (Spicy Shrimp Soup), Lime Jewels, Southwest Pasta Salad, Walnut Roca Squares, Uncle Bubba’s Shrimp & Grits, Chocolate Chip Gingersnaps, Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies, Copycat “KFC” Coleslaw, Happy 6th Birthday Maisie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies, Thin Mint Irish Coffee, Caramel Apples, “Rotisserie” Chicken, Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Mummy Hotdogs, Mango Upside Down Cake, Pork Belly Soup with Collard Greens, Aloo Tikki, Pink Strawberry Cake Balls, Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake, Apple Dumplings, Rum Cured Salmon, Apple, Cranberry & Rhubarb Crisp, Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Sour Cream, Crunchy Oat, Almond, Cashew & Pebbles Granola Bars, Texas Chicken with Lime Butter, Biscoff Fudge, Eggnog Popovers with Cranberry Butter, Creamed Corn with Cheese and Cilantro, Potato Crusted Pork Chops, Oatmeal, Cashew & Chocolate Granola Bars, Texas Chicken Sandwich and Seared Scallops with Creamy Pesto & Lemon Pepper Pasta.


1 comment:

  1. That child of yours is CRAZY. LOL! We should all have such energy and determination.

    That soup looks super yummy. Going to go check it out.


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