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Feels Like Summer

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Well, my friends, apparently DC has decided it’s summer already. In what feels like a very sudden change, everything is now green and the air is heavy and humid. Is it bad that I almost, just for a second on this morning’s run, had this thought: “I kind of miss the polar vortex.” I mean, I don’t miss it in real life – I’m loving Continue Reading …

Our Weekly Cooking Challenge Continues!

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Hello my friends! Has anyone been joining in on our weekly cooking challenge? Basically, every Tuesday night Matt and I have been alternating cooking duties, and whoever’s turn it is has to make something new (to us) and creative. It’s been a fun way to get ourselves to try new recipes and mix things up! This week was my turn! I was in the Continue Reading …

Fueling Up the Night Before the Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! As you know, I was in Pittsburgh this weekend for the half marathon with Matt and my brother! I’ll be back tomorrow with a full recap of the race, but for now, I wanted to share some pictures from our big pre-race dinner at Matt’s parent’s place on Saturday night. How cute is that menu that Matt’s dad made? Matt’s Continue Reading …

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

Hello my friends! On the menu today: a Lemon and Herb Fish recipe. Pull up a chair and enjoy. As you guys know, I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun cooking tips and recipes with you guys each month. This month’s challenge? Create a tasty, easy, and healthy fish/seafood recipe and share some tips for properly Continue Reading …

Stir Fry FTW + Stroga’s Strength Training

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Good afternoon, my friends! I can’t believe it but this is my last week of teaching this semester at GW! Time flies when you’re busy, huh? On the food front, last night’s menu was a simple stir fry. So easy and healthy, too. Stir fry is such a great way to use up leftover veggies! I had some bok choy on hand to use up so that was the 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 …

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 …

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 …