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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 Love Exercise (or at least not hate it)

This post was also going to be entitled: “You Don’t Have to be a Runner,” because I’ve had a few conversations with friends lately that have been trying to get into running but can’t. After talking for awhile, I asked, “Why not try something else, instead? Why keep running if you hate it?” Their answer was… “Well, everyone else Continue Reading …

The Return of Track Workouts & How to Set Mile Splits on a Garmin 305

Good morning! Training for my 3rd half marathon (Vegas Rock and Roll!) has officially begun! Early yesterday morning, I met my new friend Genna (remember her?) for a speed workout at the UNC track. I LOVE that I have found another person that is on board for meeting me so early for workouts. Speed workouts alone = not awesome. I think we’re Continue Reading …

How to Take Better Pictures: What is Aperture?

Hello friends! Matt and I are currently on our way to a wedding in Poughkeepsie, New York, so in the meantime, please enjoy the latest photography tips guest post from my friend Ben! This month’s topic is aperture. If you missed the first three posts in this series, check those out first: How to Take Better Food Pictures: Ditch the Flash Continue Reading …

How to Eat Healthy on a Road Trip

Yesterday, during me and Matt’s 8 hour drive from Bald Head Island to D.C., I was bemoaning the fact that America makes it so hard for people to eat healthy while on the road. On the way to the beach on Friday, I had packed us some food, but coming back yesterday, we had to rely solely on the road. Mile after mile went by with only the standards. Continue Reading …

How You Made a Change for the Healthy

A couple months ago, I wrote about the One Small Change I Made to Improve My Health — creating a standing up desk at home, or my “perch”, as Matt calls it. At home, my perch is the breakfast bar area facing the kitchen. And I created one at my dietetic internship the other day, too, by putting a box on top of my work table. Not exactly 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 …

How to Make a Recipe Healthier

Good morning! Today I will be sharing how to make a recipe healthier. As you guys know, I love to make recipes healthier with simple ingredient substitutions. Give me normal tuna/chicken salad or deviled eggs, and I will make Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist, Autumn Chicken Salad, and Healthy Deviled Eggs. Give me sugar-laden, white flour, Continue Reading …