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Jump and Burn Workout from The Fitnessista

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Sometimes I joke that I should change the name of this blog to “fANNEtastic food and fitness,” because as the blog has evolved over the years I’ve started writing about running and workouts just as much as quick meals/recipes, if not more! I just have a lot of fun sharing my fitness adventures, although I’m obviously by no means an expert. Continue Reading …

Theodora’s Story: From Overweight to Marathoner

Hello 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 is from my friend Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Breakfast Ideas

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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 …