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Birthday Adventures

Hey guys! As I mentioned, yesterday was my birthday! I treated myself to the day off from work for the occasion, and per tradition in our household when it’s your birthday, the morning kicked off with breakfast in bed! Thank you, Matt! :)  I checked in on emails quickly and then closed my laptop for the day and had a fun birthday adventure Continue Reading …

DC Sunrise + Food Highlights + RD Roundtable Series

Morning guys! It’s a pretty one here in DC. I met up with my friend Sokphal for a walk date this morning and we lucked out with some really nice sunrise views! Always fun to catch up with her via some movement. :) The baby bump is really starting to limit my workout shirt options now – long and stretchy ones are the way to go because a lot Continue Reading …

Weekend

Morning! Matt and I stuck around town this weekend – one of the highlights was a hike with the dogs on Saturday morning!  I’m definitely slowing down out there but so glad that my body is still up for hiking – as you guys know, I love it almost as much as I love running. :) Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

Thank you to The Quaker Oats Company for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. Hi guys! Popping in to share some things I’m loving lately. Feel free to play along in the comments! :) 1) The fact that the official first day of fall (September 22) is almost here! I can’t wait for sights like these gorgeous leaves again: Fall is the Continue Reading …

Non-Baby Shower Weekend Highlights

Hey guys! If you missed it, check out yesterday’s blog post re-capping our baby shower, which was Saturday afternoon! And now, here’s what we were up to for the rest of the weekend. Matt’s parents and younger brother were in town for the festivities and arrived on Friday evening. After hanging out on our deck for a bit we went out to dinner at Continue Reading …

Friday Randomness

Hey friends! I have a super random post for you today – get ready! 1) Important question: is an instant pot worth it if we already have a slow cooker?! I’m so curious about the instant pot recipes I keep seeing popping up online! Do you guys have an instant pot? Thoughts?! 2) My late day/evening pregnancy-related nausea seems to be coming back a Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Breakfasts + Recipe Page Advice, Please!

Good morning guys! I hope those of you in Houston area are staying safe in the hurricane… thinking of you. <3 It’s still feeling more like fall than August over here, which inspired me to rock some pumpkin-y breakfasts over the past few days. Did you know that my favorite flour free breakfast pancake recipe also has a pumpkin variation? Here it Continue Reading …

Kayaking + Food Highlights

Hey guys! There was a hint of fall in the air this weekend – got me excited for cozy clothes and pumpkin everything! Matt and I took advantage of the cooler, less humid temps by going kayaking on Saturday with a bunch of friends. We hadn’t been kayaking since the 4th of July (recap: Washington DC Fireworks by Kayak) – I don’t like going when Continue Reading …