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Exciting news: the humidity has finally broken! When our alarm went off this morning to walk the dogs before work, I was assuming we’d have another muggy morning awaiting us, so you can imagine my surprise when we walked outside and it was GORGEOUS – cool and crisp. What a treat! The dogs were just as excited as Matt and I were – everyone had more Continue Reading …

Cozy Weekend

Hey guys! Matt and I had a cozy, low key weekend, which was nice and much needed after a really busy work week! On Friday, we made a Sun Basket (<- affiliate link for 3 free meals) – a chicken and quinoa orzo dish with veggies. It was good, although I would have liked it better as a cold (vs. hot) salad, I think, because the weather is so hot Continue Reading …

22 Week Pregnancy Update

Hi friends! Time for another pregnancy update – our baby has been growing for 22 weeks now! Check out the previous posts first if you missed them: Sharing our big news 1st trimester recap/Q&A post Boy or girl?! 16 Week Pregnancy Update (all the emotions, all the carbs) 18 Week Pregnancy Update (all the sandwiches, not Continue Reading …

Thoughts on Running and Pregnancy

You guys. IT’S SO HOT HERE. Even at 6 a.m. Part of me misses running and marathon training a lot… and part of me is like, wow, I’m really glad I’m not trying to do long runs in this heat and humidity like I was last year for the Marine Corps Marathon… I met my friend Sokphal this morning for an early walk – yes, I’ve officially switched from the Continue Reading …

Quinoa Taco Salad

Hey guys! Popping in today with a super old summery favorite recipe that got a photo upgrade recently, so I wanted to re-share it! This Quinoa Taco Salad is one of my favorite lunches - it's so easy to throw into a container on the way out the door. It also makes a great dinner! It has a great balance of veggies, fiber, protein, and healthy fat to Continue Reading …

Back to the Hustle

Hey guys! It’s back to the daily hustle over here after our fun week at the beach on vacation last week! This morning Chelsea and I met up for a fun workout via ClassPass (<- affiliate link for $40 off) – we went to Next Phase Studio in Arlington for their morning circuit workout. It was great to catch up with Chelsea and to get in some strength Continue Reading …

Outer Banks Beach Vacation Finale

Hello, hello! We are back in DC and have hit the ground running with the workweek, but it’s fun reliving the end of our Outer Banks beach trip with family by looking through the photos! Take me baaaack!!! The last few days of our vacation were spent like the first half that I wrote about – lots of good food and playing in the water! As we did Continue Reading …

Beachin’

Hi from Duck, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks! As you know, we are here this week on our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family and some family friends. It’s been a fun week so far – luckily our Monday morning rain broke and we’ve had good weather ever since! Continue Reading …