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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal & How to Clean a Keurig Coffee Machine

Hello from snowy DC! You know what’s kind of lame? The fact that with technology nowadays, a snow day from work just means that you work from home instead of at the office. Bummer, right? I miss the days of full on snow days, where snow meant you didn’t have to work at all! It is fun to have Matt working from home with me today, though. :) Continue Reading …

5 Things I’m Loving Lately

1) Runs with new friends. Yesterday morning, I met up with a new running buddy! Mary is a fellow DC area running blogger; she emailed me about meeting for a run and I was happy to oblige. You guys know I’m always down to make new friends, especially when running is involved! I think the guy who took this photo for us was very confused why Continue Reading …

Sweaty Yoga + A Dishwasher Challenge

Hello my friends! I’m a little delayed in posting today because I decided today was finally the day to switch from my maiden name gmail account to my new married name gmail account. Um – who knew so much of your online life was tied to Google?! I literally spent the past 3 hours exporting and importing data (think calendars, google drive, google+, Continue Reading …

Product Review: Zensah Argyle Compression Socks

Hello friends! I have a fun review for you all today – Zensah Argyle Compression Socks! Cute, right?! I was sold the second they said argyle. All my favorite normal socks are argyle, so it only makes sense my athletic compression socks should be, too. :) I’m a big compression sock/sleeve fan. Back when I was training for my first half Continue Reading …

Vegan Almondmilk Mayonnaise Recipe

One of my favorite lunches ever is chicken, tuna, or egg salad. I’m not a mayonnaise fan, so normally I use my standard substitute of plain Greek yogurt mixed with Dijon mustard (as seen in my Autumn Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist, and Healthy Deviled Eggs). This time, I decided to mix it up, just for fun! The challenge: create a Continue Reading …

Active by Old Navy, Return To CrossFit & A Delicious Dinner!

Good morning, friends! You know what I’m loving lately? How cute workout gear is nowadays. I feel like over the past few years workout gear has gotten so much trendier and more fun than it used to be. Last week, Old Navy contacted me about checking out their Active by Old Navy line. I’ve always been a huge Old Navy fan (basically half of my Continue Reading …

2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies, Chefs & Coffee Lovers

For Your Favorite Foodie or Chef: A Garlic Press: I LOVE this garlic press. It used to drive me crazy to chop garlic on my normal cutting board and then have it smell like garlic for weeks. Enter the garlic press — problem solved! Super easy to use, you just peel the garlic, stick it in, and squish! Perfectly chopped garlic comes out the Continue Reading …

Spring in November & Supporting Wade’s Wings

On Sunday, D.C. felt like spring. It’s crazy how the feel of the air will suddenly invoke memories and feelings. When I first went outside on Sunday, just for a moment, I really thought it was spring. I could practically see the tulips blowing in the breeze. And then – wait. It’s still November? I’ll take it. There’s nothing more lovely Continue Reading …