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On Vacation – See You in a Couple Weeks!

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Hi friends – Matt and I are heading overseas this evening for our big summer vacation to celebrate his completion of graduate school! While we’re gone, I’ll be taking a true vacation and won’t be posting here on the blog until I’m back in a couple weeks. I will be posting photos occasionally on Instagram, though, if you want to follow the action Continue Reading …

Because Flowers Always Brighten a Day

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Thank you to The Bouqs for sponsoring this post! I send flowers quite a bit – mostly to my grandmother, but occasionally as a surprise to friends, too – but I’ve never found an online flower company that I actually like. All of them seem to have hidden fees, random additions (cheap chocolates, etc.) that I don’t want, or super spammy websites. So Continue Reading …

This Week’s Food + Fun

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Hello my friends! Before I get into today’s post, a quick note about a new sharing tool you’ll see in the icons at the end of my post – and hovering to the left as you scroll down. That orange “Y” is a “Yum” button, which, if you click it, will save any of my recipes to Yummly, which is a cool new online and app-based tool for collecting Continue Reading …

Matt’s Birthday Adventures

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m back at my second home, the airport, right now – this time to fly up to Portland, Maine for the Beach to Beacon 10k (<—2013 recap) with my Cabot Fit team friends! I’m so excited to have the opportunity to run that beautiful race again – and to see my Cabot buddies, too. To see who else I’m there with and for some Continue Reading …

This Week’s Food + Fitness Fun

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Is anyone else obsessed with peaches right now? We had so many good peaches while at the beach last week, and I picked up a ton at Whole Foods when we got back so I could keep the dream alive. So juicy and refreshing! My fave breakfast as of late has been a sliced peach with some sort of berry (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries… Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello my friends! As I mentioned, Matt and I ended up being in town unexpectedly this weekend after the canoe camping trip we were planning with some friends was cancelled due to gross weather. Boo! We were both planning to take Friday off for the trip, but since we were home, figured we’d work instead. I ended up getting a lot of recipe Continue Reading …

Week in Review: Fitness + Food Highlights

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Hi friends! I can’t believe it’s already Friday – this week flew by thanks to spending most of Monday on a plane. In-flight wi-fi is so great – I get so much work done on planes nowadays! Now that I’m done recapping my Seattle/Tacoma adventures, let’s do a little fitness + food highlights week in review, shall we? Monday After racing the Continue Reading …

Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

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Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs A few weeks ago, now that the warm weather has been here to stay for awhile, Matt and I decided it was time to re-start our home herb garden. Over the past couple years, we have had success growing basil, parsley, and Continue Reading …