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Army Ten Miler 2012 Race Recap!

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Good morning and happy Monday! I had a great weekend – the highlight of which was running the Army Ten Miler on Sunday morning with blogger buddies Tina and Theodora! The Army Ten Miler will always have a special place in my heart not only because my family is military, but also because it was my very first long race ever! I first ran it Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like Continue Reading …

Healthy Living Summit 2012 Recap, Part 2

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If you missed my part 1 recap, please check that out first! When I last left off, the official conference sessions were about to start. You can see the full Healthy Living Summit agenda on their website to see what was covered, but I’ll be sharing highlights from the panel I was on, blogging with brands, tomorrow. A bunch of you asked to hear Continue Reading …

Healthy Living Summit 2012 Recap, Part 1

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As always, my favorite part of a blog conference is the people. I had a blast seeing old friends and meeting new ones this past weekend at the Healthy Living Summit in Boston! On Friday, after the photo walking tour, my roomies (Theodora, Ashley, Gretchen) and I, plus Tina, all enjoyed dinner in the hotel before heading to the official HLS kickoff Continue Reading …

Healthy Dinner Collaboration: Sweet Potato & Lentil Salad with Hemp Vinaigrette

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Morning, friends! It’s been another busy week and I can’t believe how quickly it flew by. I have a fun weekend ahead — my bridal shower is tomorrow! My bridesmaids are all flying or driving in today and I can’t wait to see everyone. The shower will be an afternoon tea at my parent’s house. I’ll be sure to take lots of photos! :) One of Continue Reading …

Father’s Day, A Water Park & A Dinner Date

Late last week, I asked my dad what he wanted to do on Sunday for Father’s Day, and he replied: “Go paddle boarding again!” Sweeeeet. Clearly I was on board! Matt was out of town for the weekend on an epic guy’s weekend camping/canoeing trip, so it was just me and my dad this time. We had a blast and after about an hour of paddle boarding, Continue Reading …

Summer Potluck & Easy Vegan Mexican Barley Salad Recipe

I had such a fun night on Sunday — the lovely miss Gena invited me and some fellow DC foodies over for a vegan potluck feast! Gena and I have become great friends via blogging and it’s so fun to be back in the same city again. Looking forward to many more dinners! She hosted the potluck on Sunday at her place as a welcome back party for Continue Reading …

RTB Relay Leg 3: Reaching the Beach!

Miss legs 1 and 2 of my Reach the Beach Relay recaps? Read those first: Reach the Beach Relay: Leg 1 RTB Relay Leg 2: The Banana Diaries And now, for part 3! Wherein we actually reach the beach. :) Photo credit: Jack at pixelwiremedia.com / rtbrelay.com When I last left off, my van had just finished its second leg and was Continue Reading …