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What Are the Most Photogenic Fruits or Veggies?

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Thank you to Bolthouse Farms for sponsoring this post! If you’ve ever spent more than 30 seconds on Pinterest (hi, let’s be friends on there, too), Tastespotting, Foodgawker, or any similar sites, then you know that there is some serious Food Porn happening on there – and on the rest of the internet – mostly in the form of bacon, cheese, Continue Reading …

Labor Day Weekend Eats & Exercise Highlights

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Hello and happy September! If you’re just catching up from last week, I’d love if you took a second to take my blog survey (link/info at the end of my Cantaloupe and Avocado Soup recipe post!). If you take it, you’ll be entered to win a $100 VISA gift card. Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback with me! :) And now – wow. How Continue Reading …

Across the Pond – See You in a Couple Weeks!

Hi there – I’m leaving on vacation this afternoon to visit friends in Europe! I’m headed to Paris and Switzerland (Geneva & Lucerne) and would love any recommendations for things to do/places to eat while I’m there. I’ve been to Paris before and have seen the main touristy spots, so I’m interested in off the beaten path sort of Continue Reading …

How to Pickle Cucumbers Quickly

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Good morning and happy Friday! Have you guys ever tried quick pickling? It’s different from normal canning in that it’s a much faster process, so you can pickle cucumbers (or other produce) quickly. Quick pickling only requires the produce to be in the brine for a short time, and there’s no need for the involved sealing/sanitization procedure Continue Reading …

Functional Fitness VA Review + Discount Code

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I recently had the pleasure of taking an introduction to kettlebell class and a group kettlebell class from the team at Functional Fitness VA. I always like trying new-to-me classes and sharing my experience on the blog, so read on for my review and a discount code for my northern Virginia area readers who would also like to try them Continue Reading …

Green Smoothie Love + Recent Eats

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Goooood morning! Who else is loving smoothies lately in this hot weather? I’ve been really into green smoothies as an afternoon snack or easy breakfast lately. Have you guys made the Pear & Pineapple Green Smoothie from the #VersaChallenge yet? :) Click here for the recipe, and here for a video of me making it in case you missed that. Continue Reading …

My Green Smoothie TV Debut!

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Do you guys remember when my blogger buddy Courtney and I were in NYC in Aprilin NYC in April with Fitness Magazine and Oster® doing a fun and top secret video/photo shoot? Well, I can finally share the videos, recipes, and what we were up to! :) Continue Reading …

Dickinson Alumni Weekend & Thoughts on Indulgence

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Hi friends! I hope you all had wonderful weekends. I spent the weekend in Pennsylvania at Dickinson College for their alumni weekend – it was my 10 year reunion! I can’t believe it’s been that long. I had such a fun time being back on campus, taking a trip down memory lane, and seeing my college friends. The campus was looking lovely, too Continue Reading …