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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 …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Good morning and happy Friday, my friends! I’m really excited because Matt and I are headed down to Chapel Hill, NC this weekend for the wedding of one of my grad school BFFs! I can’t wait to see everyone and play in our UNC stomping grounds. We already have all sorts of fun things lined up – dinners and brunches and runs and yoga and, of Continue Reading …

Reebok Skyscape Review + Dinner with Friends

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Hello and happy Thursday! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed reading about my strawberry adventures in California! I could go for some strawberries right about now… how about you guys? :) Speaking of my trip to the strawberry farm, I wanted to give some love to something I wore while out there: these fun Reebok Skyscape shoes. I had the Continue Reading …

A Day on the Farms with the California Strawberry Commission

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Good morning, my friends! On Saturday, I was lucky enough to spend the day playing on a strawberry farm – Terry Farms near Ventura, California. I was on the trip with the California Strawberry Commission, who kindly hosted myself and some fellow bloggers for the weekend. A few of the local bloggers also brought their children along for the Continue Reading …