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Recent Eats + Mushroom Love

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Hello, my friends! You know what’s crazy? A couple days ago, Matt and I were sitting outside on our porch in shorts and t-shirts, enjoying tomato, basil & mozzarella salads. And then apparently there were snow flurries last night, and when I woke up this morning my phone said it was 30 “feels like 13” outside. What the heck?! Mother Continue Reading …

Farewell, Cherry Blossoms!

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Good afternoon! I hope you’re all having a nice day – it’s rainy and dreary here so I’ve been hunkered down getting things done, though I did give myself a lunchtime yoga break over at Edge Yoga. I was feeling strong and balanced today so I attempted headstand with the help of the instructor, and I did it! Proud. :) Now to work on balancing Continue Reading …

A NYC Wedding Weekend + Central Park Running Adventures

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Hello friends! Another weekend has flown by far too quickly – Matt and I spent it up in NYC celebrating our friends Nick and Ariana’s wedding! They got married at the beautiful Loeb Boathouse in Central Park on Saturday morning – I wish I’d taken more pictures because it was gorgeous, but I was too busy enjoying the action. :) A big Continue Reading …

Spring is here + DC Cherry Blossom Photos

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Hello and happy Friday! Exciting news: the DC Cherry Blossoms are officially out and looking fabulous! I think it’s safe to say that spring is FINALLY here. :) The Washington Post blog reports that the blossoms hit peak bloom this morning. They have some great photos in that post, too! Continue Reading …

How to Get More Blog Traffic + Keep Readers Engaged

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Hi friends! I have a great guest post to share with you tonight: 12 Tips for How to Get More Blog Traffic + Keep Readers Engaged. This post was written by my friend Danielle Zeigler, a business coach who assists with business strategy, social media management, SEO, and blogging. Danielle has been helping me improve SEO for my blog over the past few Continue Reading …

My Favorite Breakfast

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Thank you to FitFluential LLC for sponsoring this post on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese! Guys, something awesome happened this week: it’s finally warm enough to eat out on our porch again!!! This morning, I had my standard favorite while enjoying the sunny, crisp morning: my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal with frozen wild blueberries (hence Continue Reading …

Recent Eats–Ginormous Salad + Taco Night

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Hello my friends! After such a fun weekend away in Chapel Hill with my grad school friends I arrived home craving veggies, as I often do after lots of eating out and travel. For lunch yesterday, I made myself one of my standard favorites: a ginormous salad. The secret to making a lunch salad that’s satisfying is to make sure to add some Continue Reading …

A Wedding at the Carolina Inn

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Hello, hello! How were your weekends? For those of you that were in DC for the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler and related festivities, how was it?! I can’t wait for the blossoms to fully bloom! As I mentioned, Matt and I were down in Chapel Hill, NC this past weekend for the wedding of one of my best friends from grad school at UNC. It was so great Continue Reading …