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Hey guys! I’m so glad that my post yesterday on feeling like an imposter and doing things that scare us resonated with so many of you. I’m hoping to write more posts like that in the future when I feel inspired, rather than just saying “oh, so and so already wrote a post about that and probably did it better, anyway.” So stay tuned. :) I’m working Continue Reading …

On Feeling Like an Imposter and Doing Things That Scare Us

Have you ever felt like an imposter while everyone around you had it all together? If so, this post is for you. When I was a kid, I remember thinking that adults had it all together. I mean, they were adults, obviously they knew what they were doing. Right? Then, when I was technically an “adult”, I remember thinking okay, maybe younger adults Continue Reading …

Solo Weekend

Hi friends – first, thank you so much to those of you who left comments and shared similar stories on my 32 Week Pregnancy Update where I share some of the difficulties we’ve been having behind the scenes with our dogs. <3 I appreciate it! They will be off at their 2 week intensive board and train program this week and next, so we’ll see where Continue Reading …

32 Week Pregnancy Update

32 weeks! Only 2 months to go (due date is November 23, Thanksgiving Day) – whoa. I kind of feel like that’s not true and I’ll be pregnant forever and this is just my new reality, you know? But maybe once the legit fall weather kicks in it will seem more imminent/real since I know we are having a fall holiday baby… we’ll see! Anyway! Check out Continue Reading …

On Choosing the Table (Plus, Enter To Win Your Own DC Dinner!)

Hi friends! As I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, I had a special treat on Tuesday night: a blogger dinner at Kapnos on 14th street, hosted by Dietz & Watson! A huge thank you to D&W for having me and for sponsoring this recap post. Check the end of the post to see how you can enter to win your own dinner here in DC – but first, read Continue Reading …

Eats and Exercise

Hi friends! I’ve had a jam packed but really fun past day and a half! I spent yesterday working at home with a nice break over lunch to take a yoga class and grab some food. I love the Mom’s Organic Market “Naked Lunch” café in Arlington – I was able to get lunch and grab some groceries – efficient. :) I had one of their signature bowls with kale, Continue Reading …

Birthday/Babymoon Weekend: Part 2

I’m back for part 2 of our weekend babymoon trip. If you missed part 1, check that out first! When I last left off, it was Saturday and Matt and I were enjoying a dip in the pool at our inn. As I shared in the last post, we were staying at a lovely place called Glen Gordon Manor; I heard their food was fabulous and that it was worth doing their Continue Reading …

Birthday/Babymoon Weekend: Part 1

Hi guys – Matt and I are back in town after a really nice weekend away for a combination birthday celebration for me and last trip away for the two of us solo before the baby arrives! Only 2 months until the due date now… wow. I’m splitting this into 2 posts because I took a billion photos and we packed a lot into our short weekend away! It’s Continue Reading …

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 …