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Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Chili Recipe

This summery Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Chili is sure to be your new favorite weeknight dinner. It's sweet, spicy, hearty, and comes together in less than 30 minutes with just 8 ingredients! Thank you to the National Processed Raspberry Council for sponsoring this post.  My favorite kind of dinner is one where I can just throw ingredients Continue Reading …

Happy Global Running Day!

Hello my friends – and happy Global Running Day! Who’s getting out there to celebrate?! :) (Wish I could run with this gorgeous view again to celebrate – this pic is from my New Mexico trip in March! Awesome trail running there.) I’m celebrating Global Running Day today by sharing a running shoe giveaway on Instagram courtesy of my friends at Continue Reading …

Iceland: Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park

I’m back with another Iceland trip recap! I’m sharing 3 more posts, including this one, about 3 of the best hikes we did while in Iceland. I hope some of you traveling there will check them out, too – and that everyone else will enjoy reading about them and be inspired to have your own outdoor adventures, whether overseas or in your own backyard! Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures: Puppy Edition

Hello my friends! Matt and I had a fun weekend – all our travels were awesome, but it’s nice to be home. :) Our weekend centered around some fun adventures with our new pup, plus getting things done around the house! On Friday, we met up with our friend Shane and took our puppy Ashe out to dinner at Rockland’s BBQ. We want to work on her social Continue Reading …

Iceland: Exploring the Glacier Lagoons

Hey guys! I’m back for my second Iceland recap. If you missed the first one, check that out too: Iceland Day 1. One of the main things we wanted to make sure to see while in Iceland was the glaciers. We talked about doing a glacier hike, but Matt and I have done those before and our friends Melli and Moritz we were traveling with weren’t looking Continue Reading …

Watermelon Rind Coleslaw Recipe

This watermelon rind coleslaw will be your new favorite dish to bring to a BBQ potluck - fresh, bright, flavorful, and unique! Thank you to The Watermelon Board for sponsoring this post. If you're tired of the usual suspects at summer cookouts and want to mix it up a bit with a fun new recipe, this watermelon rind coleslaw is for you! It's Continue Reading …

Iceland Day 1

Hey guys! I thought for my first Iceland trip recap post I’d start at the beginning and share what we got into on our first day on the island! For the rest of my posts, I’m going to highlight a few of our other favorite things/hikes we did (vs. sharing a day by day recap), but since we did so much on day 1 it made sense to start with more of a play Continue Reading …

Back in DC!

Hey friends! I’m baaaaaa-aaaack! Matt and I had such a fun time in Iceland – I’ll start sharing some recaps here on the blog soon (any specific details you want to read about?) but for now, check my Instagram to see a bunch of the highlights from the trip! We got back home on Sunday early afternoon, and I was staaaaaarving (planning fail on my Continue Reading …

On Vacation – See you soon!

Hi friends – Matt and I are off to Iceland tonight for vacation! While we’re gone, I’ll be taking a true break and won’t be posting here on the blog until our return on May 30. Follow me on Instagram for a sneak peak of what we're up to for now, and I’ll share trip recaps here on the blog once we’re back. Thank you for your patience and for Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

Hey guys! It’s been so fun hearing all your pregnancy stories and advice this week – thank you again for sharing in our excitement! (In case you missed it: I’m pregnant! Here’s the announcement post, here’s a 1st trimester Q&A post, and yesterday’s blog post announced the sex of the baby!) And now, let’s chat about food and fitness this week, Continue Reading …