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Making Healthy Living Sustainable

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This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. As you guys know, I’m all about making healthy living a sustainable, long term thing. Unlike most diets will tell you, you don’t have to eat perfectly or exercise for 4 hours a day to be healthy. And living a healthier lifestyle does NOT mean depriving yourself of things you love, either – Continue Reading …

Hiking Lake Louise in Banff National Park

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Hello my friends! What a wonderful time we had exploring the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver over the past week and a half! As I mentioned, I have so many pictures from the trip that I’m going to break them up into a bunch of smaller posts (rather than doing just a few enormous recaps) featuring some of the main hikes or series of smaller nearby Continue Reading …

Western Canada Hiking Trip Itinerary

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By popular demand, here is our western Canada hiking trip itinerary! We’re in no way experts on the area but here’s what we did, where we stayed, and the best places we ate, since many of you asked. I hope this is helpful for those of you planning similar trips! We packed a TON into every day but we didn’t want to miss out and there was so much to Continue Reading …

Homeward Bound!

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Hi friends! Matt and I are traveling back to DC today after a wonderful week and a half western Canada hiking extravaganza! Our trip went by way too quickly – we’re sad it’s over already! You guys weren’t kidding when you said that area of the country is beautiful. Beyond beautiful – we had the best time exploring the Canadian Rockies (and Continue Reading …

On Vacation – See You in June!

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Hi friends – Matt and I are off to western Canada for vacation, leaving bright and early tomorrow morning! We’re hiking in Banff and Jasper National Parks and ending with a few days in Vancouver. While we’re gone, I’ll be taking a true vacation and won’t be posting here on the blog until our return on June 6 or 7. I will be posting photos Continue Reading …

Sun’s Out! Plus Running Nutrition Q&A

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YOU GUYS. The sun is out!!!!! I think this is seriously the first run in like 3 weeks that wasn’t in the rain (or super gloomy). Hooray! At this track this morning we were all like, what is that weird bright orb in the sky?! :) I know, exciting stuff, my friends. As for the actual workout, it wasn’t as awesome as the fact that the sun was Continue Reading …

Weekend Fun + Fit Foodie 5k Fairfax Race Recap

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Hey friends! I hope you all had great weekends! Ours was fun but very soggy – it poured all day on Saturday and Sunday. Bummer! Friday was beautiful, though, so Matt and I took advantage and kicked off the weekend with a nice stroll and an al fresco dinner at Rustico. I love their market salad – the chew of the barley, the chopped lacinato kale, Continue Reading …

A New Easy Breakfast Idea + Farmers Market Fun + Shoulder Mobility Moves

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Hey guys! Before I get into today’s content, a heads up that a few of my posts have gotten a little photo upgrade for Pinterest (are you on Pinterest? Let’s connect!) so while I was looking at the posts I figured I’d re-share them in case you missed them previously: Simple Tweaks for a Healthier Life 10 Healthy On the Go Snack Recipes Continue Reading …

Epic Yoga, Yafa, and a Dreary Track Workout

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Hey gang! It’s ANOTHER dreary day over here – not rainy, but cloudy. I’m so tired of all this gloom! Chillier than usual for this time of year, too, although at least that means that wearing pants and biking to the metro doesn’t leave me overheated. :) My fitness routine this week has been yoga-heavy, which I love. Sleeping in a bit (aka  not Continue Reading …

Comfy Socks for a Good Cause

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Get 20% off your first Bombas purchase using the code FANNETASTICFOOD Friends: have you tried Bombas socks yet? If not, you should. Bombas are athletic-leisure socks, engineered to look better, feel better, and perform better than other socks. I first found out about their socks when they reached out to me about doing a blog review last year, and Continue Reading …