Drumroll, please…. the WINNER of the Mix My Granola contest is:


Ari said… I would love the goji berries, dark chocoate covered espresso beans and pistachios. Yummy!


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Breakfast was quick and lovely. 


The star of my Chobani yogurt, banana, and cereal mix was this yummy Nature’s Path Organic Flax Path Pumpkin Raisin Crunch.






Lunch included three delicious parts… first up, a big bowl of juicy watermelon.


Up next:  wonderful soup and a yummy wrap!


The wrap was a Flat Out wrap with cottage cheese, chicken deli meat, and spinach.


And the soup was 1 cup of the Roasted Red Potato soup I made a few days ago.


Dessert:  Organic Oreos, aka crack cookies.


Back to work I go!


Question of the Day:  How do you "sign" work e-mails? I like "Thanks! Caitlin"  but I also use "Have a great day! Caitlin" or "Let me know! Caitlin" all the time.  I personally hate "Sincerely"!  🙂



  • carolinebee April 22, 2009, 9:44 am

    haha BAHH i just sent an email, and agonized for literally MINUTES over my sign-off…and now feel like a douche for writing- “Sincerely, Caroline”…;D I knew it was a bad call too

  • Dori April 22, 2009, 9:45 am

    I sign work emails internally “Thanks, Dori.” If it is external I say “Best, Dori.”

  • Neely April 22, 2009, 9:46 am



  • Megs April 22, 2009, 9:46 am

    I use “Thanks, Meighan”

  • VeggieGirl April 22, 2009, 9:50 am

    I just sign it as “thanks” or something.

  • livelaughlyss April 22, 2009, 9:52 am

    If it’s formal I always use “Thanks! – Alyssa” or “Best, Alyssa”. If it’s not, my phrase of choice would be “Peace up, A-Town down”, compliments of Usher. (My friends call me A-Town, hahaha.)

  • Leah @ Simply Fabulous April 22, 2009, 9:53 am

    If it’s formal I use “Thank you, Leah” but i’ve noticed a lot of people here use “Regards.”

  • Audrey April 22, 2009, 10:05 am

    i’m a big fan of thanks so much! unless its a stuffy client in which case i take out the ! haha..emails to coworkers i just sign -aud. i always use a signature line so i figure thats professional enough.

  • Betsy April 22, 2009, 10:10 am

    I use sincerely a lot with people I don’t know.. but with coworkers I don’t think I sign it at all!

    And no offense if anyone does this, but when people use “Cheers,” as their email send off – I cringe, ugh it’s awful!

  • Holly April 22, 2009, 10:14 am

    Hi! Just wondering if the pumpkin raising flavor is “pumkin-y” tasting or just includes pumpkin seeds. Does that makes sense? Thanks!

  • Moran April 22, 2009, 10:15 am

    I second Betsi – I do NOT like “cheers”!

  • Julia April 22, 2009, 10:16 am

    I’ve noticed a lot of people say “-best”. For less formal emails, I just say “thank you” “have a great afternoon,” or something like that, but for more formal emails, I’ve been using “my” sign off for a while now, because it goes really well with my job description.

    ps your cereal looks so delicious! Do you know if its new? I havent seen it anywhere!

  • runsarah April 22, 2009, 10:19 am

    I sign mine Thanks, Sarah for the most part!

  • Brandi April 22, 2009, 10:19 am

    congrats to Ari!

    I usually sign it:



  • almosthealthychris April 22, 2009, 10:20 am

    Thanks so much for the recipe! I can’t wait to try it. Wow I get hungry simply looking at your food pics. That wrap and the cookie look so good. I Love your blog. It has truly inspired me to try new foods

  • jessica.blakewood@gmail.com April 22, 2009, 10:24 am

    I am a nerdy lawyer so I sign my emails “Very truly yours” and then end with a big legal disclaimer:)

  • redheadedjournal April 22, 2009, 10:31 am

    I do:


    Then my formal e-mail signature.

    But only if I know the person really well otherwise formal it is 🙂

  • L.A. Daze April 22, 2009, 10:38 am

    How do you fold your wraps so nicely? Mine always stick out at the end, I hate it! And then the wrap rips! Boo.

    For work emails, it’s usually “thanks, Chantalle” or “Thanks! Chantalle”

  • Help Meghan Run April 22, 2009, 10:38 am

    Your wraps always look so good! I’m going to start eating those more often. (And I always use: Thanks! Meghan)

    Check out my blog as I run with Team in Training and raise money for blood cancers!
    www. HelpMeghanRun .com

  • RhodeyGirl/Sabrina April 22, 2009, 10:41 am

    I ALWAYS sign with:

    Thanks and best regards,

    *sometimes with my last name, sometimes not.

    My whole office does, unless its a back and forth series over a short time in which case it gets shortened to

    a. Thank you,
    b. Thanks,
    c. Best,
    d. Regards,
    e. Best regards,

    We deal with a lot of international customers, and the “thanks and best regards” seems to be what they use too

  • trialsoftraining April 22, 2009, 10:47 am

    Ohhh, Oreos. favorite cookie, hands down. I love the Christmas ones best 🙂 haha.

    I hardly Ever use “sincerely”. I’m also more of a “thanks!” or “let me know” kinda gal too!

  • PRT April 22, 2009, 10:54 am

    Since most of my emails goes to people I barely know, it’s a rule of my company to always maintain the emails impersonal and professional, so we always goes with “Best regards” or “Regards”. In the personal ones, I usually finish them with “kisses” in spanish (Besos) and my name.

    Those wraps look yummy! I’m thinking my dinner…

  • Leila April 22, 2009, 11:02 am

    Great breakfast! I love Nature’s Path cereals.

    I don’t really like sincerely either, it makes me think of a “sorry for your loss” type of thing. I like signing “Cheers” or “Thanks”.

  • iowagirleats April 22, 2009, 11:07 am

    I say “Thanks so much, Kristin” or if I’m ticked I just say “Thanks” 😉

  • Life Coach Jen April 22, 2009, 11:10 am

    I think I always say, “Thanks” at the end. I never liked writing “regards” or “sincerely”

  • Melanie April 22, 2009, 11:16 am

    if it’s an internal team email, i sign it Go Team! Mel

    if it’s client facing, usually something like: thanks! mel, or if you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out! mel

  • greendogwine April 22, 2009, 11:20 am

    I always sign it:

    Let me know if you have any questions!



    (love my !!!! marks)

  • megan April 22, 2009, 11:24 am

    haha i always sign “Thanks” even if it makes no sense at all. It’s kind of automatic now 🙂

  • Quinn April 22, 2009, 11:34 am

    I am a big fan of the “Best regards, Quinn.”

  • nibblesandwiggles April 22, 2009, 11:41 am

    I do not sign my emails. I just have my “signature” included in all of them, but no closing statement.

  • Carolina John April 22, 2009, 11:43 am

    my company has a standard email signature with one of those long stupid disclaimers. The only thing I got to add was “thanks, ” and my name. blah.

  • Sara April 22, 2009, 11:55 am

    Your wrap looks SO good. I want that for lunch! 🙂 My email signature is: Best regards, Sara

  • emily April 22, 2009, 12:26 pm

    crack cookies is right, I basically can’t keep oreos in the house!

  • Lynne April 22, 2009, 12:27 pm

    Usually it’s just “Thanks, Lynne” and then my formal signature with title, phone #, email, etc.

  • kirsten April 22, 2009, 12:28 pm

    I say Thanks! I hate when people write Best or Regards.

  • Oh She Glows April 22, 2009, 12:44 pm

    haha fun question!

    I typically sign it ‘Thanks!’ or ‘Talk to you soon!’ or if more professional ‘many thanks’ always does the trick 🙂

  • Melissa April 22, 2009, 12:44 pm

    To colleagues and clients:
    Best Regards 🙂
    To friends: Peace out..

  • Princess in Training April 22, 2009, 12:58 pm

    Hey!!! your lunch looks so yummy!!

    Can you post the recipe for the red potatoe soup?! Potatoe soup is my fav!



  • Katie April 22, 2009, 1:05 pm

    I sign all of my work e-mails “Have a great day! Katie”

  • Meredith (Pursuing Balance) April 22, 2009, 3:25 pm

    When I worked at a feminist nonprofit I would get emails signed “Yours in sisterhood, ____” or “Together for equality, ______”.

  • K from ksgoodeats April 22, 2009, 3:37 pm

    I still need to try CC in a wrap!! I usually sign it as “Thanks, K” or “Thanks for your time, K” but I feel like such an idiot half the time when I write professional emails!

  • Jewels April 22, 2009, 4:08 pm

    i change it depending on situation/person but theres an automatic few lines at the end with name/title/contact/etc

    Loved your post this AM, insightful as always!

  • Nate April 22, 2009, 4:52 pm

    Thanks is the only way to go. I delete anything that is signed with Warm Regards or Cheers. Unless it is a British client, in which case Cheers is fine. Sometimes I go with Seacrest – out. Or I sign it Love, Nate…just to see if my coworkers are paying attention.

    And Caroline wins best comment of the day. That’s some funny stuff.

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point April 22, 2009, 5:43 pm

    julia – no you can get at costco! its not new.

    holly – no just pumpkin seeds, not pumpkiny flavor.

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    This is random, but I wanted to let you know about my giveaway:

    Organic Garlic Chives to grow and some surprise healthy snacks!

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