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Valentine’s Weekend Adventures

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Hi friends! I know some of you might have today off, so if you are still enjoying your weekend, stay warm in this cold weather! As for me, it’s back to work, although I am taking a long lunch to meet a friend for a workout. :) Matt and I had a nice weekend. Friday was really low key – we busted out some Sweet Potato Lentil Chili from the Continue Reading …

Morning or Evening Workouts? Also, Our Cat is Weird

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Happy Friday, guys! This morning was a fun one for two reasons: 1) I got in a workout at Urban Athletic Club, and 2) Matt came with me! I didn’t get a photo of the two of us together (too busy sweating), but Graham (the instructor) snagged this shot of me on the monkey bars in the middle of class. SO FUN! Love that this was part of today’s Continue Reading …

Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte Recipe

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Thank you to my friends at Pure Canadian Maple Syrup for sponsoring this post and the Maple Cinnamon Latte Recipe within it! Matt and I were first introduced to the awesomeness that is pure maple syrup in coffee by my grad school friend Libby. Ever since, our caffeine-related sweetener of choice has become pure maple syrup. I don’t sweeten Continue Reading …

A Day in the Life

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Hi friends! I haven’t done a Day in the Life post in awhile, and I always love reading them on other blogs, so I thought I’d throw one into the mix today. Here’s what I was up to yesterday! 6 a.m. – Wake up, drag self out of bed (after checking my phone and praying my track workout was cancelled due to ice… no luck), pound a piece of Continue Reading …

Running Happy + Healthier Cashew Chicken

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Hi friends! On this cold and dreary day, I’m dreaming of Sunday’s weather. When Matt and I got back to DC from Colorado in the late afternoon, it was randomly 65 and sunny. Um, what?! After spending all day sitting in cars and airplanes, we were more than ready to get out and enjoy the weather with a run! Check out this gorgeous sunset we Continue Reading …

Breckenridge Trip Adventures

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Hi friends! Matt and I are back in DC after an amazing reunion with my grad school friends out in Breckenridge, Colorado. We planned this trip back in November in honor of my friend Libby’s 30th birthday, which is later this week. Perfect excuse for a reunion! Libby’s dad owns a place in Breckenridge, so she invited us out west for some Continue Reading …

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls

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Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post and the tasty Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls within it! Did you guys know that February is not only National Cherry Month but also National Snack Food Month? Yes, there really is a month for everything, and these months are kind of perfect together, don’t you think? I’m Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hi friends! I haven’t done a things I’m loving lately post in awhile so I thought it would be fun to mix it up. Enjoy! 1) The Winter Shape Up Facebook group! You guys are an encouraging, supportive, and fun group! If you’re participating in the Winter Shape Up and haven’t joined the Facebook group yet, you should. Having peer support Continue Reading …