hot or not

15 Apr

Sometimes, purchases are good. Like last night’s…$20 a pair each…Nike tempo shorts. (Usually almost $30 each…and unfortunately the only shorts I enjoy running in.)

with a black sports bra? obsessed

And of course in a nice blue as well:

blue's clues

Clearly I’m not shy. (I cannot WAIT to run around on the boardwalk in these babies.) And, while some purchases are hot- others…are NOT.

i really bought this.

Okay. I semi-bought this as a joke…because I have a creepy obsession with Jill and I thought it was hilarious. I ALSO bought this because it’s protein powdaaa and I really wanted to start making shakes or adding it to my oats. After a week of trials- this stuff is bad.

I can’t help but wonder if it’s bad because it’s cheap JM-bought to be semi-funny protein powder, or I simply hate protein powder in general.

Gah. On to the next one ;)… any suggestions?

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20 Responses to “hot or not”

  1. thegrassskirt April 15, 2011 at 3:46 pm #

    Do you have a Trader Joe’s nearby? I get their vanilla whey protein powder, and it is really good. It is inexpensive and doesn’t taste chalky or processed.

    • cupcake dynamite April 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm #

      Yes! There is one about 25 mins away- I will have to try it! That’s the thing- I don’t want to spend tons of money if I’m going to hate it. :/

  2. Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy April 15, 2011 at 4:07 pm #

    Those are my favorite running shorts! I have them in three colors, but I love all of the new patterns out this year! Since I’ve been rotating those three pairs for like…3 years(?)…I think it’s time to splurge on shorts again :).

    • cupcake dynamite April 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm #

      Right! Same here- considering how often I wear the few pairs I have now, it completely justified the purchase!

  3. Kimberley April 15, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    LOVE the shorts especially the pink ones 🙂 perfect for summah!

  4. Jenny April 15, 2011 at 5:11 pm #

    Anything pink is a win in my book 🙂 Those shorts really are super cute.

  5. This Italian Family April 15, 2011 at 5:48 pm #

    Okay so I have got to try on a pair of these tempo shorts. EVERYONE loves them, haha! Glad you got such a good deal!

    • cupcake dynamite April 16, 2011 at 10:16 am #

      They’re perfect because you NEVER feel like your butt is showin’ 😀

  6. Tara April 15, 2011 at 5:54 pm #

    My favorite protein powders are Tera’s Whey and Jay Robb. They’ve never let me down and both have pretty cool flavors!
    I love those tempo shorts! The patterns are so cool! I need to step up my game, mine are pretty boring.

  7. owlmazing April 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm #

    I am also looking for an actual GOOD protein powder because i find the usual taste of them disgusting. I really love those shorts, especially the first pair! I need some of those…

  8. Stefanie @TheNewHealthy April 15, 2011 at 11:02 pm #

    I love Nike Tempos – they have SO many cute colors out right now! I want them all! 🙂

    • cupcake dynamite April 16, 2011 at 10:13 am #

      MEEEEE TOOOOOO! I’m considering picking up 2 more pairs LOL

  9. kbwood April 16, 2011 at 9:42 am #

    I LOVE those shorts!!! haha but i love pink! YOU GOTA GET MGN CAKE BATTER PROTEIN! soo freakin GOOD!

    • cupcake dynamite April 16, 2011 at 10:15 am #

      If it’s that good I am definitely buying it! I’m obsessed with cake batter everything so PERFECT- thanks!!

  10. Alyssa April 16, 2011 at 11:29 am #

    I WANT THOSE SHORTS! WHEREEE on earth did you get them?

    p.s. Vanilla Aria protein powder from Trader Joes is monneeeyyy. Delish and nutrish.

  11. Heather (All Sizzle No Steak) April 16, 2011 at 3:47 pm #

    Love the shorts…super cute!

  12. christina April 16, 2011 at 6:19 pm #

    i love both of those shorts. i always wear bright, fun colors to the gym!

  13. alex April 18, 2011 at 4:10 pm #

    Love the pink shorts! I suggest you do NOT buy the Aria Women’s protein powder. I see someone suggested Trader Joes and that is where I bought it but I don’t think it’s their brand because I also saw it at GNC… Anyway, it is gross.

  14. Susan - Nurse on the Run April 19, 2011 at 8:40 am #

    Love the tempo shorts!!! I definitely need to find those pink ones…

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