Alright.  The wiener dog is out of the bag.


Note:  I think the fact that Maggie let me put her in a grocery bag and take photos of her is a prime example of why I love that silly little dog so much.  πŸ™‚


Operation Beautiful is going to be on The Today Show!  IÒ€ℒm flying up to the Big Apple to film a live segment August 5 at 10 AM.  This is the same week the book is being released so this a MAJORAH good news.  I am so excited; I wish that I could just reach into the blog world and hug every other reader and blogger who ever posted a note and made this simple movement into some BIG.  Hurrah!  Thank you!!  (To read about the entire crazy journey of my career path and OB, check out this post and this post.)


Fun fact:


She says everyone is nice, and I shouldnÒ€ℒt be nervous.  πŸ™‚


So, obviouslyÒ€¦ vino was consumed instead of mileage.  Celebratory zinfandel!


Snack was plain Greek yogurt + cherry clusters cereal from Trader JoeÒ€ℒs:


And dinner was also prepared by the Hus (he was on a spree today; must of been all the excitement!):


He cooked up a sweet potato and topped it with olive tapenade, cheddar cheese, and a grilled orange pepper.


Plus, roasted shitake mushrooms:


And broccoli:


Hey, check out these cute serving trays that we picked up at Target (on clearance!)Ò€¦


(ItÒ€ℒs a play on the British slogan Ò€œKeep Calm and Carry On.Ò€)


His is black and white.  Very hot.


IÒ€ℒm going to craaash.  Have a great night!



  • Anne July 19, 2010, 9:15 pm

    OMG how exciting!!!!!!!!! That is so amazing! BIG congrats, girl!!!! πŸ™‚

  • Nicole of Raspberry Stethoscope July 19, 2010, 9:16 pm

    Very, very big congrats!! I will be watching LIVE:):):)

  • Amanda @ Eat to Live, Live to Run July 19, 2010, 9:17 pm

    Awesome!! Thats so exciting! You are gonna be super famous πŸ˜›

    Did you ever announce a winner for the canning giveaway? I can’t find if I missed it somewhere or not.

    Enjoy your wine πŸ™‚

    • Caitlin July 19, 2010, 9:23 pm

      I forgot to post it but it was:

      #66 Alison
      on Jul 17th, 2010 at 8:47 pm [edit]
      Hi Caitlin!
      Well, I admit, I would give this to my sister-in-law Kelly (my brotherÒ€ℒs wife) who is the most amazing cook/baker/wholefoodie/doglover, and generous to boot. I little bird told me she wants to get into canning.
      Have a good day!


      I’m going to blog it tomorrow!

  • Lauren July 19, 2010, 9:17 pm


  • sarah (this is it) July 19, 2010, 9:18 pm

    wow that is huge!!!

  • Durka July 19, 2010, 9:18 pm

    WOW!!! congratulations!!!! looking forward to the segment!

  • Melissa July 19, 2010, 9:18 pm

    Wow Caitlin that is amazing!! Congratulations!! You deserve this and so much more! Can’t wait to read the book! πŸ™‚

  • Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin July 19, 2010, 9:19 pm

    Congratulations Caitlin!!!! That is HUUUUUUUUUGE!!!!!

  • Bethany @ More Fruit Please July 19, 2010, 9:20 pm

    Woohoo! I’m glad Maggie’s out of the bag! That’s so exciting!!! I can’t wait to see you on TV! What a wonderful way to introduce your new book!!!! Congrats!

  • Coco @ Opera Girl Cooks July 19, 2010, 9:20 pm

    Amazing news! Congratulations Caitlin.

  • Morgan July 19, 2010, 9:21 pm

    Congrats Caitlin! You deserve it! I’m so excited for you πŸ™‚

  • Heather @ Side of Sneakers July 19, 2010, 9:22 pm

    YAAAAY!!! WOOHOOO!!! HURRAH!! CONGRATS!!! And everything else along those lines!

  • Evan Thomas July 19, 2010, 9:22 pm

    Congratulations again! That is so huge! Your book is going to be a huge success.
    I hope you don’t mind this has sparked the idea for a humorous post for tomorrow morning.

    • Caitlin July 19, 2010, 9:23 pm

      I can’t wait to read it!!!

  • Liza July 19, 2010, 9:23 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS! wowwww, that is so exciting! amazing!

  • Estela @ Weekly Bite July 19, 2010, 9:24 pm

    This is so insanely exciting!!! I will be watching it! We are all so proud of you!!!!

  • Dorry July 19, 2010, 9:24 pm

    Wahoo!!!! Such incredible (life-changing!) news! πŸ™‚ Huge congrats on all of your hard work.

  • Sheri July 19, 2010, 9:26 pm

    Akkkk!! OMG…CONGRATULATIONS!! I will be watching! No wonder you were screaming and jumping around.

  • Carolyn @ lovinlosing July 19, 2010, 9:26 pm

    Congratulations! That is awesome!

  • Alison July 19, 2010, 9:27 pm

    Caitlin, I’m so happy for you! I’ve been following your blog since before OB started and it’s been so awesome to see your passion turn into such a movement!

  • Teacherwoman July 19, 2010, 9:28 pm

    That’s awesome, Caitlin! Congrats. I am putting it in my calendar so I don’t miss it!

    And I saw those trays at Target and almost picked one up for myself!

  • Sarah July 19, 2010, 9:29 pm

    WOOHOO!! CONGRATS!!! I’m so happy for you!

  • eri July 19, 2010, 9:31 pm

    congratulations!!!! that’s super exciting news!

  • Nicole July 19, 2010, 9:31 pm

    Congrats!!! You are amazing!!!!

  • Katie July 19, 2010, 9:31 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS! That is so awesome. I can’t wait to buy the book for my best friend and I!

  • Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) July 19, 2010, 9:32 pm

    Congratulations!!! That is amazing news! Enjoy your time to shine!!!

  • Katy T July 19, 2010, 9:32 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! How exciting!!!

  • Jill@MySoCalledHealthLife July 19, 2010, 9:33 pm

    YAY YAY YAY!! I cant wait to see you on TV! You will have bloggers rooting for you all over the world that day! Remember that!!

  • Annie@stronghealthyfit July 19, 2010, 9:33 pm

    SO happy for you, that’s awesome!! I will definitely watch. Please give a reminder on the blog in case some of your readers forget! πŸ™‚

  • Crystal (Bye Bye Fat Pants) July 19, 2010, 9:33 pm

    Eeep I’m so excited and happy for you … Congratulations. I cannot wait for the book to come out, I’ve actually pre-ordered two and plan on giving one away on my blog πŸ™‚

    YAY for Operation Beautiful!!

    • Caitlin July 19, 2010, 9:37 pm

      You are amazing! Pls send me the link for the giveaway when it goes up and I’ll blog about it!!

  • Danielle (Runs on Green) July 19, 2010, 9:36 pm

    CONGRATSSS Caitlin!!

  • jenny July 19, 2010, 9:36 pm

    congrats caitlin! We should get a bunch of NYC runners together while you’re here for a running/eating meet up!


    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:53 am

      Yes! I hope I have time. Other people are definitely in charge of my schedule because of media events… I’ll tell them I need running time!

  • Lee July 19, 2010, 9:39 pm

    Oh wow, congrats Caitlin!

  • Maria @ Oh Healthy Day July 19, 2010, 9:40 pm

    *Sets Tivo*. I love hearing about dreams coming true! Savor every moment – you deserve it!

  • Jennifer July 19, 2010, 9:40 pm

    Wow! What an amazing honor. This is just the beginning for you. You must fly back down to Orlando and do a book signing. I live so much closer to there. πŸ™‚

  • Heather July 19, 2010, 9:41 pm

    that is so awesome, I can’t wait to see it!

  • Chelsey July 19, 2010, 9:43 pm

    YAAAY!!! I am going to be on my honeymoon, but I will definitely DVR it! I am so excited for you – this is just the beginning! Your message is going to go so far, I just know it!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:53 am

      Yay for HONNNNEYMOOON!

  • *Andrea* July 19, 2010, 9:45 pm

    congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hope you sell tons and tons of books and inspire lots of people beyond the blog world and into the boobtube world haha

  • JenRD July 19, 2010, 9:46 pm

    Congrats! That is so exciting! I work in NYC, so definitely let me know if you would like any suggestions on where to eat/things to do while you are in town! On a side, note, I am not sure who will be interviewing you, but I can confirm that Al Roker is very nice. He used to have offices right next door to mine, and I swear, he has a perpetual smile on his face–and his staff always seemed happy, which is a good thing.

  • Kelly July 19, 2010, 9:46 pm

    That really is super exciting. I may have to get DVR before then just so I can watch you!

  • Kiersten July 19, 2010, 9:46 pm

    That’s so exciting. Congrats Cailtin! Operation Beautiful is going to take over the world.

  • Carly (Swim, Run, Om) July 19, 2010, 9:49 pm

    Well, first things first … that is one of the most adorable doggie pics EVER.

    And secondly … congratulations! That’s AMAZING news. πŸ™‚

    Finally, Target is the best for cute stuff, especially kitchen things.

  • Trista July 19, 2010, 9:49 pm

    This is so amazing! You are so deserving of this great opportunity!

  • Anya @ Fitness & Sunshine July 19, 2010, 9:50 pm

    MAJOR congratulations! This is so exciting! πŸ™‚ I’m very happy for you.

  • megan July 19, 2010, 9:51 pm

    Ahhh! Congrats! I’m so proud of you (wow. that probably sounds creepy from a stranger) But it’s so wonderful to see amazing things happen to someone who truly deserves them – just like you!

  • Lisa (bakebikeblog) July 19, 2010, 9:52 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! HOW very very exciting πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  • Amelia July 19, 2010, 9:54 pm

    That is awesome. Quick question- Is your book being realized in Canada August 3rd? If I pre-order it, will I receive it on Aug 3?

  • Michelle July 19, 2010, 9:55 pm

    Congratulations!!!! I am so excited for you! That is awesome; you deserve it.

  • Maura July 19, 2010, 9:57 pm

    AHHHH, omg!!! That is soo super exciting Caitlin! What an inspiration for all of us! You show all of us that we can really achieve what we want in life, if we only put our mind to it!! Congrats again! This is well deserved πŸ™‚

  • Sarah @ Celiac in the City July 19, 2010, 10:03 pm

    You should be really proud of yourself Caitlin. Ripples. Work every time. Kudos!!!

  • Fallon July 19, 2010, 10:09 pm

    You will have to remind us when you will be on the Today Show!! So exciting, congrats!

  • Lisa July 19, 2010, 10:09 pm

    AHHHHHHHHHH that is awesome, I am so excited for you! I can’t wait to read your book…and more importantly pass it on. Well done.

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:53 am

      Thank you!!!

  • Jessica @ Give Away One Thing A Day July 19, 2010, 10:09 pm

    Congratulations!! πŸ™‚ I don’t own a TV (crazy, I know)… do you know if they broadcast online?

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:53 am

      yes, definitely. puts all the videos online

  • tanyasdaily July 19, 2010, 10:12 pm

    That cereal looks very different but in a good way.

  • Lauren @ Team Giles July 19, 2010, 10:14 pm

    Super excited for you!! πŸ™‚ and I SO love that tray. Target is so fab.

  • Melissa July 19, 2010, 10:17 pm

    Congrats!!! That’s awesome!!! I’ll echo some of the other comments and if you need any advise, suggestions or running buddy while you are in the city just ask!

  • Gavi @ GaviGetsGoing! July 19, 2010, 10:17 pm

    Congratulations, Caitlin!! You are EPIC! What amazing news! πŸ™‚

  • Morgan July 19, 2010, 10:18 pm

    WOW! This is super exciting! Congrats!

  • Jasmine @ Eat Move Write July 19, 2010, 10:19 pm

    oh my word! You really, truly deserve this. I am absolutely THRILLED for you. πŸ™‚

  • Katheryn July 19, 2010, 10:22 pm

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you!

  • Jessica July 19, 2010, 10:25 pm

    Wow, congratulations on the Today Show, tha tis very exciting! Maggie is adorable πŸ™‚

  • Anne @thefitbridesmaid July 19, 2010, 10:26 pm

    Holy cow! Holy cow! Holy cow! I can totally understand why you were shrieking and jumping around for 14 minutes. Be sure to remind us (like you’d forget) closer to the day, so we can set our DVR’s! (silly work gets in the way of my Today show viewing)

  • Exercise and Eat July 19, 2010, 10:34 pm

    Congrats, congrats, congrats!

  • Bec July 19, 2010, 10:38 pm

    I read your blog every day but I have never commented until now. I wanted to say a huge congratulations! You deserve every success. You are so down to earth unlike some of your peers IMO. It really is the little things like responding to your readers comments that makes all the difference. You honestly seem to value your readers and I a positive that many will show their support by purchasing your book. I know I will. Congratulations and again and I hope that you are truly happy and enjoying this exciting time in your life. May many more successes follow πŸ™‚

    • Kirsty July 19, 2010, 11:04 pm

      Ditto that!
      Its lovely to see and read about someone who is motivated by the goodness in her heart and who does things because she genuinely believes in them. You are real and you deserve every success Caitlin!

      • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:56 am

        Thank you sweeties!!!!! I love this community and totally understand that I would be nothing with you. I’m such a romantic! πŸ™‚

  • Katie @ peacebeme July 19, 2010, 10:39 pm

    Yay! Congrats to you! The best part is that this is an amazing movement in itself, not just a book!

    My boyfriend always says Keep Calm and Carry On, even though he isn’t british πŸ˜‰

  • Shannon July 19, 2010, 10:42 pm

    omg, congrats!!! very exciting πŸ™‚ i preordered my copy!!

  • Jolene ( July 19, 2010, 10:50 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS Caitlin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so excited to read my copy when it arrives in the mail!!!!!!!!! You are famous girl!!!!

  • Amy July 19, 2010, 10:53 pm

    Congratulations Caitlin! The Today Show is HUGE!!!! πŸ˜€

  • Me-Linh @ Sweet and Sweat July 19, 2010, 10:53 pm

    GAH!!! CONGRATS!!! This is so exciting!!

  • Gina G July 19, 2010, 10:54 pm

    Congrats Caitlin! im soooo thrilled for you!! πŸ™‚

  • ActiveEggplant July 19, 2010, 10:56 pm

    Awesome news Caitlin! You must be SO excited! Way to go!
    (And once again, you’ve snapped another priceless picture of Maggie!)

  • Jaya July 19, 2010, 10:58 pm

    Caitlin, you deserve all of this! I really believe that anyone who is willing to be a representative for justice (especially in such an innovative and fresh way) can get their voice out if they really believe in the cause. You have already set the wheels in motion, and I have a sneaking suspicion that this book is going to change a lot of hearts and minds. I am so happy for you πŸ™‚

  • Ellen@FirednFabulous July 19, 2010, 11:06 pm

    Yahooo! Can’t wait to watch! I know you’ll be awesome. P.S. So cute that the hubs is cooking…love all his healthy meals πŸ™‚

  • Lizzy July 19, 2010, 11:13 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS Caitlin!!!!! this is so exciting and i can’t wait to see you on the Today show! i watch every morning so i’ll be sure not to miss it! πŸ™‚

  • Lana July 19, 2010, 11:19 pm

    Congratulations!!! I am soo excited for you. I can’t wait to watch you on TV!!!

  • Lana July 19, 2010, 11:20 pm

    oh…Question: Will the filming have a live audience?

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:57 am

      ohmigod i don’t know, but i almost vomited thinking about it.

  • Nicole @ Geek Turned Athlete July 19, 2010, 11:20 pm

    Ahhhhhhhh! I’m so happy for you! I knew you had that “star” power the second I met you! You are so down to earth, and it makes me really happy to have even met you. You have changed the lives of so many girls, and I applaud you. πŸ˜‰

    I’m so sad that I can’t make it to the HLS this year to relive ketchup tits once again! Next time, I’m on that side of the states, I will make sure I stop by to say hi! πŸ˜‰

  • ida July 19, 2010, 11:22 pm

    Congrats- do you know who’s going to interview you? It’s so cool to see how big OB has gotten!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:57 am

      I don’t know yet but will find out soon!

  • Alyssa July 19, 2010, 11:23 pm

    Congrats again! I’m excited to get my book in the mail πŸ™‚ The interview will be so much fun! Don’t be nervous, it will be a blast and it is so awesome the interview is right when the book comes out. I’m so excited for you! πŸ™‚

  • Deva (Voracious Vorilee) July 19, 2010, 11:26 pm

    AAAAAAH!!! Congratulations – I am so excited for you! I have always wanted to meet Al Roker – he seems like such an awesome guy πŸ™‚

  • Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] July 19, 2010, 11:33 pm

    I didn’t know that original saying was British — cute.

    & HOLY SH*TZO, Caitlin!! CONGRATS!

  • Ashley K July 19, 2010, 11:36 pm

    Hi Caitlin!

    I have been reading your blog for about a year now, and even got a chance to meet your friend Ashley (HealthyAshley) when I was in Orlando a few weeks ago!

    This is such exciting news, and I am so happy for you!! πŸ™‚


    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:58 am

      Ashleys rule!

  • emily July 19, 2010, 11:42 pm

    Yays, congrats! That’s the same weekend as BlogHer, will you be able to stop by for any of those festivities? I’d love to meet you (obviously!).

  • Lara (Thinspired) July 19, 2010, 11:53 pm

    CONGRATS!!! So exciting, Caitlin! Wonderful news.

    LOVE, love the trays. I’m headed to Target tomorrow! πŸ˜‰

  • Amber K @ sparkpeople July 20, 2010, 12:02 am

    If I weren’t injured I would be JUMPING UP AND DOWN! That is such exciting and well-deserved news. I can’t wait to record the whole thing so I can catch your segment. Sooo cool!!!! =)

  • Rosey Rebecca July 20, 2010, 12:03 am

    I am SO happy for you! I’m really considering making the trip into the city just to hold a sign outside the Today show that says YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL!

  • Jessica @ Jessica Balances July 20, 2010, 12:52 am

    YAY for you and Operation Beautiful!!! Such exciting news πŸ™‚ can’t wait to see you on the freakin’ Today Show!!!

  • nicole July 20, 2010, 1:00 am

    Yay! Major congrats! OB is going to blow up even more and it’ll be great for your book, I can’t wait to see it!

  • Amy @ Amy Starts To Run July 20, 2010, 1:26 am

    How fantabulously exciting!!! No wonder you were jumping around like a maniac! Congrats 1000 times over!

  • maria @ Chasing the Now July 20, 2010, 1:30 am

    Congrats, congrats, congrats! You have busted your butt to create a movement. Feel proud!

  • Janna (Janna's Keeping it Real) July 20, 2010, 2:05 am!!! Definitely worthy of a celebratory Glass (or two) of vino! :0)

  • Camille July 20, 2010, 2:28 am

    That is incredible news! I will absolutely be tuning in! We are all so proud of you!

  • Freya @ Brit Chick Runs July 20, 2010, 3:19 am

    WOW! Isn’t The Today Show like, a huge deal in the US?? Congrats!!
    LOVE that tray, signs like that seem to be everywhere atm πŸ™‚

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:58 am

      yes, it’s the biggest morning news show! bahhhhhhhh.

  • Stacey @ Tipping the (Kitchen!) Scales July 20, 2010, 3:50 am

    Wow – how exciting! Congrats!

  • Samantha July 20, 2010, 4:13 am

    Well that sure explains the screaming and jumping in the previous entry! πŸ™‚ Many congrats Caitlin, you and your vision certainly deserve the recognition and exposure. Can’t wait to see it!

  • Little Bookworm July 20, 2010, 4:20 am

    Congratulations Caitlin! πŸ˜€

  • Rachel @ Suburban Yogini July 20, 2010, 5:30 am

    Woah!!! Fantastic news!!!

  • Grapeful July 20, 2010, 5:48 am

    To add to the chorus: congrats!! Can’t wait to see the segment!

    And your pictures of Maggie always successfully capture your description of her not being “all there.” Her expression in the above pic is just priceless. So girlie and not all there, lol.

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:58 am

      She is SO not all there.

  • Nadine July 20, 2010, 6:07 am

    Caitlin! Congratulations — this is HUGE news. I have my book on pre-order and can’t wait to get it!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:59 am

      Thank you so much for your support!

  • The Fit Collegiate July 20, 2010, 7:45 am

    I LOVE THE TODAY SHOW! hahah I watch it every morning while eating my oatmeal! Can’t wait to tune in and see you! πŸ˜›

    Congrats…what an incredible opportunity. You should be so proud!

  • Lindsay @ The Ketchup Diaries July 20, 2010, 7:45 am

    Wow – SO PROUD and inspired by you. I actually just posted my first Operation Beautiful note this morning. How fitting! I’ll be sending it to you later. Funny enough, I’m also going to be in NYC on August 5th for some blogger stuff! Small world.

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:59 am

      I can’t wait to see it!!!

  • Faith @ LovelyAsCharged July 20, 2010, 8:10 am

    Wowza girl, that is huge! I usually dont watch shows like that but you bet I’ll be tuning in. Have fun filming and CONGRATS!

  • Julie @SavvyEats July 20, 2010, 8:12 am

    I’m SO, SO excited for you, dear! It is so exciting to see how far OB has come in such a short time, and I feel so honored to call you a friend. Love you dear, and I’ll be taping the show (and watching it live as well πŸ˜‰ )

  • Christina July 20, 2010, 8:17 am

    Wow, congratulations!!!! You deserve it!!!!

  • Aubrey S July 20, 2010, 8:21 am

    Congrats on the Today Show. That’s absolutely awesome.

  • Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman July 20, 2010, 8:22 am

    Congratulations! This is really awesome news! I’m surprised you guys didn’t celebrate with a *bottle* of wine. Talk about the best publicity!

  • Super G July 20, 2010, 8:32 am

    OMG!!!!! This is great news! I’m so excited for you!!! Can’t wait!
    By the way, I love your table lamp! where did you get it?

  • Kelly July 20, 2010, 8:35 am

    Oh my gosh! Congratulations, Caitlin!!!!! πŸ™‚

  • Dara July 20, 2010, 8:37 am

    Congrats! and i must say that i am SO glad that you know where the original “Keep Calm and Carry On” came from. I’m seeing it ALL OVER the place, and most people have no clue. πŸ™‚ pet peeve, haha.

  • Dara July 20, 2010, 8:37 am

    ps- i have a dachshund and she does NOT let me put her in bags/ boxes or anything for more than 1 second. haha. Maggie is adorable. πŸ™‚

  • Jessica July 20, 2010, 8:38 am

    YAY!! I’m so excited for you!

  • Jen July 20, 2010, 8:49 am

    That’s awesome news! Congrats!

  • Sara July 20, 2010, 8:55 am

    Congrats, Caitlin! Can’t wait to watch! Maggie is precious πŸ™‚ My cat, Kallie that passed away in March, let me put her in a gift bag … once … πŸ™‚

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 8:59 am

      Aww I’m sorry to hear about Kallie. πŸ™

  • allison @ livingoneday July 20, 2010, 8:55 am

    congrats again! so very excited for you and i cant wait to watch the segment! and i NEED those trays. i am obsessed with all things keep calm! (my personal favorite is keep calm and have a cupcake)

  • Heather C July 20, 2010, 8:59 am

    OH MY GOSH! congratulations, you DESERVE it! You’ve worked so hard for this Caitlin! I pre-ordered your book months ago & am so looking forward to having it before I go to the beach! I will be watching online @ work!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 9:01 am

      thank you so much for your preorder!

  • Laurie July 20, 2010, 9:04 am

    Wow Caitlin! That is so awesome! Congratulations you certainly deserve it on such a great accomplishment! Can’t wait to read your book!

  • Amelia July 20, 2010, 9:05 am

    Congratulations Caitlin! Your hard work has really paid off. πŸ™‚

  • Marisa July 20, 2010, 9:08 am

    Congrats!!! That is so exciting- I will definitely be setting my DVR!! I also finally pre-ordered your book- can’t wait to read it. It’s been sitting in my cart since April πŸ™‚ Do you know if you will be going on a book tour?? I’m just dying to know if you’ll ever be in the Philly area.

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 9:08 am

      I think I’m going to be in Philly August 3 and 4. I hope we can meet up!!!

      • Marisa July 20, 2010, 9:37 am

        OMG- that would be awesome!!! Thanks for the heads up-keep us posted!!!

  • Alexis @ Mission: Ambition July 20, 2010, 9:10 am

    Congratulations! That’s so awesome!! πŸ™‚

  • brandi July 20, 2010, 9:32 am

    Wow – that’s awesome! Congrats!

    Will it be airing on 8/5 or are you just taping that day? I want to make sure I see it!!!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 9:36 am

      Its live!

  • brandi July 20, 2010, 9:38 am

    Awesome!!! I work from home on Thursdays, so I’ll be able to watch it live – SO exciting!

  • Kelly July 20, 2010, 9:46 am

    Oh, wow! Congrats! I have to agree with the others. You are so down to earth and totally real compared to some of the other food bloggers out there, and you’re proving it’s not just about what you eat, but feeling energized and positive overall. You deserve big things and I’m glad they are coming your way!

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 9:53 am

      Thank you <3

  • jessica July 20, 2010, 9:53 am

    I am so happy for you!!!! Congratulations! Crazy that I have been reading your blog since “See Bride Run” and have been able to watch your growth and success. You deserve every second of it!!

  • Samantha July 20, 2010, 9:58 am

    So very proud of you. You’ve made your own luck through ambition, drive, hard work, and a positive attitute. You were born to be a role model – and national TV is recognizing it! Way to go, girl.

  • Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg July 20, 2010, 10:05 am

    I was traveling yesterday and just saw this– CONGRATS!!!! So, so cool! You must be so excited!

  • rachael July 20, 2010, 10:12 am

    What amazing news!!!!! Congrats!

  • Kim (Imperfectly Perfect) July 20, 2010, 10:27 am

    Congratulations! That’s so exciting!!

  • M J July 20, 2010, 10:30 am

    Congrats. We all knew this was only a matter of time for you. And you’ve worked really hard to get to this point.

  • Cassie July 20, 2010, 10:37 am

    A) Your dog is beyond adorable.
    B)…CONGRATS. That’s sooooo exciting!! πŸ™‚ You’re going places! :D:D

    aaand, those serving trays may have possibly made my morning. πŸ™‚

  • alli July 20, 2010, 10:44 am

    OH MY HECK! Congratulations on the fabulous news! That is so incredibly exciting! It’s so wonderful that something that is so applicable to everyone is getting the attention it deserves. Spread the word! πŸ™‚

  • Lauren @ The Raw Cure July 20, 2010, 10:58 am

    Is your husband still vegan? Does he just add cheese to your meals and such when he cooks? Just curious.

    • Caitlin July 20, 2010, 11:00 am

      He is 95% vegan (he eats eggs sometimes). For dinner last night, he put hummus on his potato and cheese on mine πŸ™‚ Easy modifications!

  • Emily @ For Sweets Sake July 20, 2010, 11:01 am

    That’s sooo awesome!! Congrats girl! πŸ™‚ You’re great, you deserve it! πŸ™‚

  • AngelaOSG July 20, 2010, 11:30 am

    Sqeeeeeeeeeeeee! Cannot WAIT!

  • Sami July 20, 2010, 11:35 am

    congrats, caitlin!! so excited for you πŸ™‚ i’ll be watching!!

  • Brittany July 20, 2010, 11:41 am

    WOW That is great news Caitlin! Congrats congrats!!!

  • Wei-Wei July 20, 2010, 11:58 am

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! Man this is so exciting! A blogger I know is really going to be FAMOUS! :D:D


    PS: That tray is too too cute. πŸ™‚

  • Stacy July 20, 2010, 12:27 pm

    Congrats! I can’t imagine how excited you must be! Woohoo!!!! πŸ™‚

  • Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin July 20, 2010, 12:52 pm

    Wahoo! That is awesome news! πŸ˜€ What’s even better is how far you’re going to be able to spread the message of Operation Beautiful now!

  • Holly July 20, 2010, 1:04 pm

    Congrats!! That is awesome news! πŸ™‚ I can’t wait to watch.

  • Rebecca @ How the Cookie's Crumble July 20, 2010, 2:01 pm

    Congratulations!!! What exciting news!!!

  • Dominique July 20, 2010, 2:54 pm

    Congrats Caitlin!!! August 5th is my BF’s birthday so now o have two things to look forward to. Plus, he gets a bday present and I get your book (which he ordered for me). I can’t wait to get it.

  • Cynthia (It All Changes) July 20, 2010, 3:57 pm

    I never watch those shows but I will totally watch on Aug 5. It will be my work from home day πŸ™‚

  • Candice July 20, 2010, 3:57 pm

    I’m just now catching up on your blog from the last few days – looks like I missed a lot!!!

    Congratulations, girl! This is such an amazing opportunity, and I’m so happy for you! Can’t wait!

  • Beth July 20, 2010, 4:07 pm

    How exciting! Contrats to you! I am totally DVR’ing the Today Show on August 5th.

  • Susan July 20, 2010, 5:44 pm

    Can’t say I’m surprised!!!! Always knew you and your book would be successful – you 100% deserve it and I am SO happy/excited for you!!!! The Today Show is HUGE. You really are changing the world one post-it at a time πŸ˜€

  • middle name marie July 20, 2010, 6:05 pm

    Congrats on the book! How exciting to be on the Today Show!

  • Corinne (breathe and savor) July 21, 2010, 2:36 pm

    wow so great!! i will have to set my dvr! YAY!!!!!!!!

  • Robyn @ WannabeWriterRunner July 21, 2010, 2:37 pm

    Ahh congrats!! I’ll watch!

  • Shannon July 21, 2010, 4:16 pm

    Congratulations!!! Can’t wait to watch and say “I KNOW her, kinda!” Heehee. You are GOING PLACES!!!

  • Cristin July 22, 2010, 10:53 am

    Just saw this. Congrats! Congrats! That is so exciting!

  • Kris | August 3, 2010, 12:54 pm

    Congrats Doll! This is awesome and you deserve it!


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