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Good morning, my friends! As you know, I’m currently on vacation in Italy with Matt! We will have limited access to the internet (apologies for delayed responses to email and comments) and want to maximize time to hit the sights, so I thought it would be fun to set up a couple guest posts from friends while I’m away. Today’s guest post for Continue Reading …

My UNC Classmate Maria’s Story: Losing 50 Pounds and Keeping It Off

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If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you know by now that the past few years were really, really busy for me. Last year at this time, I was in grad school full time at UNC, writing for the blog, planning my wedding, and studying for our comprehensive exams. At times, I felt like my head might explode. And then, I thought of my grad school Continue Reading …

How to Take Better Pictures: White Balance

Happy Friday! Today I’d like to share the latest in my friend Ben’s photography 101 guest post series. If you missed the previous guest posts, check those out first: How to Take Better Food Pictures: ISO How to Take Better Food Pictures: Stabilize Your Shot How to Take Better Food Pictures: Ditch the Flash How to Continue Reading …

How to Take Better Food Pictures: ISO

Hello friends! Matt and I are off to the beach for his birthday weekend trip right now, so in the meantime I have another post in the “How to Take Better Food Pictures” series my high school friend Ben is writing for me! This installment is all about controlling your ISO. I’m guilty of taking all my photos on auto, so I know I’ll find Continue Reading …

How to Take Better Food Pictures: Part 2

Hey guys! Today I’ll be sharing part 2 in the “How to Take Better Food Pictures” series my friend Ben is writing for me. He’s starting basic and working up towards more advanced! In case you missed part 1, check that out first: How to Take Better Food Pictures. Enjoy! – How to Take Better Pictures of Your Food Part 2: Stabilize Continue Reading …

How to Get Started with Weight Training

Hello friends — I have a guest post for you all today from my friend Tina of Faith, Fitness, Fun! Tina and I met at Fitbloggin’ last month; she was the sweetest ever in person and I’m honored to have her share some of her weight/strength training tips with you all today. We’re doing a “guest post swap” of sorts — I wrote a guest Continue Reading …

How to Take Better Food Pictures

Good morning! Today I have a great guest post to share from my friend Ben — this is the first in a series of posts he’s going to write for me over the next few months providing tips for how to take better food pictures! Because there’s nothing better than a drool-worthy food photo, right? :) Enjoy! --- How to Take Better Pictures of Your Continue Reading …

Guest Post: Gretchen’s Journey to Health

Good morning, friends! I have a great guest post to share with you all today from Gretchen! Gretchen is the younger sister of my best friend from high school, Jenny, and I’m also good friends with their brother, Ben. Gretchen has lost 50 pounds since starting her blog last August, and has learned a lot along the way, both about food and herself. Continue Reading …