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Hiking Mount St. Helens

On Sunday, Matt, my brother Steve, some of my brother’s friends, and I all hiked Mount St. Helens in Washington State! When Matt and I told my brother we were planning to come out this weekend, he said that he was going to hike Mount St. Helens with some friends. Did we want to join? You guys know I’m not one to pass up an adventure, so even Continue Reading …

Adventures in the other Washington

Hello from the other Washington - Washington state! 🙂 I always love flying into Seattle - such gorgeous mountain views. As I mentioned, I'm here for a blog/RD-related trip that starts later today. My brother lives in Tacoma so Matt and I decided to fly out on Friday and spend the weekend with him before my trip begins! Matt flys home this Continue Reading …

FNCE 2016 Recap

Hey guys! I’m back to share my recap from FNCE, the huge annual conference for Registered Dietitians around the country. As in previous years, I attended the event as press, which meant I received free registration for the conference in exchange for writing about it. If you also have a blog or are a journalist and would like to attend FNCE as Continue Reading …

Fall Running in Boston

Hey guys! I spent the past few days in Boston for FNCE, the huge annual national Registered Dietitian conference. I’ll be back later this week to recap some of the conference and food happenings from the weekend, but first, some running fun! :) Rocking my Will Run for Bacon tank obvi :) We had absolutely phenomenal weather while in Boston – crisp Continue Reading …

Anniversary Trip to Fort Lewis Lodge

Matt and I headed to the Virginia countryside after work on Friday to celebrate our 4 year anniversary! Our destination? Our old friend Fort Lewis Lodge in the George Washington National Forest. This place will always have a special spot in our hearts because it was where we went for a 3 night “mini-honeymoon” immediately after our wedding! Continue Reading …

Adventures in Urban Farming and Cooking with Barilla

As you guys may have seen on Instagram, I spent Monday and Tuesday on a fun quick overnight trip in Chicago with Barilla. I was at their headquarters with some fellow Registered Dietitians to learn more about pasta nutrition and their company’s history and recent initiatives. We also got to do a fun cooking challenge in their (gorgeous and huge) Continue Reading …

Blog Brulee 2016 Recap

Hey guys! I spent the weekend up in Vermont for the annual dietitian and nutrition blogger workshop/mini-conference called Blog Brulee. It’s a small, intimate setting, which I love, and this was both the 3rd year of the conference and my 3rd year speaking at it. (Disclosure: as a speaker, I was paid an honorarium and my travel and lodging were Continue Reading …

Maui Half Marathon + 10k Race Recaps

Hey friends! Matt and I are currently en route back to DC after a great week in Hawaii of part work, part play. I’m back for my final trip recap: running the Maui Half Marathon and 10k! Plus, I’ll share a couple of the highlights from the wellness event I was in Hawaii for! If you missed my previous Maui recaps, check those out first: Hiking Continue Reading …