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How to Get More Blog Traffic + Keep Readers Engaged

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Hi friends! I have a great guest post to share with you tonight: 12 Tips for How to Get More Blog Traffic + Keep Readers Engaged. This post was written by my friend Danielle Zeigler, a business coach who assists with business strategy, social media management, SEO, and blogging. Danielle has been helping me improve SEO for my blog over the past few Continue Reading …

My Favorite Breakfast

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Thank you to FitFluential LLC for sponsoring this post on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese! Guys, something awesome happened this week: it’s finally warm enough to eat out on our porch again!!! This morning, I had my standard favorite while enjoying the sunny, crisp morning: my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal with frozen wild blueberries (hence Continue Reading …

Recent Eats–Ginormous Salad + Taco Night

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Hello my friends! After such a fun weekend away in Chapel Hill with my grad school friends I arrived home craving veggies, as I often do after lots of eating out and travel. For lunch yesterday, I made myself one of my standard favorites: a ginormous salad. The secret to making a lunch salad that’s satisfying is to make sure to add some Continue Reading …

A Wedding at the Carolina Inn

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Hello, hello! How were your weekends? For those of you that were in DC for the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler and related festivities, how was it?! I can’t wait for the blossoms to fully bloom! As I mentioned, Matt and I were down in Chapel Hill, NC this past weekend for the wedding of one of my best friends from grad school at UNC. It was so great Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Good morning and happy Friday, my friends! I’m really excited because Matt and I are headed down to Chapel Hill, NC this weekend for the wedding of one of my grad school BFFs! I can’t wait to see everyone and play in our UNC stomping grounds. We already have all sorts of fun things lined up – dinners and brunches and runs and yoga and, of Continue Reading …

Reebok Skyscape Review + Dinner with Friends

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Hello and happy Thursday! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed reading about my strawberry adventures in California! I could go for some strawberries right about now… how about you guys? :) Speaking of my trip to the strawberry farm, I wanted to give some love to something I wore while out there: these fun Reebok Skyscape shoes. I had the Continue Reading …

A Day on the Farms with the California Strawberry Commission

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Good morning, my friends! On Saturday, I was lucky enough to spend the day playing on a strawberry farm – Terry Farms near Ventura, California. I was on the trip with the California Strawberry Commission, who kindly hosted myself and some fellow bloggers for the weekend. A few of the local bloggers also brought their children along for the Continue Reading …

California Adventures, Part 1

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Good morning, my friends – I hope you had fun and active weekends! As you already know by now if you follow me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, I was in southern California over the weekend on a fun trip with the California Strawberry Commission! Sunshine and strawberries? Sign me up! Continue Reading …

How to Add Flavor to Meals Without Salt or Sugar

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Hello and happy Friday, my friends! Let’s talk about how to add flavor to meals without salt or sugar. :) Hint: lots of herbs and spices are involved! I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun recipes and cooking tips once a month or so here on the blog. For this month’s inaugural post, I’ll be sharing my favorite Continue Reading …

A Snowy Run + Recent Eats

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You know what’s crazy? This morning it was 31 degrees “feels like 14” with the wind and it didn’t even seem that bad. Apparently my body has given up protesting this whole winter thing, since it’s unclear if it’s ever going to end… My partners in crime for this morning’s wintery miles were the lovely Sokphal & Mary. You know Continue Reading …