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Cozy Weekend

Hey guys! Matt and I had a cozy, low key weekend, which was nice and much needed after a really busy work week! On Friday, we made a Sun Basket (<- affiliate link for 3 free meals) – a chicken and quinoa orzo dish with veggies. It was good, although I would have liked it better as a cold (vs. hot) salad, I think, because the weather is so hot Continue Reading …

22 Week Pregnancy Update

Hi friends! Time for another pregnancy update – our baby has been growing for 22 weeks now! Check out the previous posts first if you missed them: Sharing our big news 1st trimester recap/Q&A post Boy or girl?! 16 Week Pregnancy Update (all the emotions, all the carbs) 18 Week Pregnancy Update (all the sandwiches, not feeling Continue Reading …

Thoughts on Running and Pregnancy

You guys. IT’S SO HOT HERE. Even at 6 a.m. Part of me misses running and marathon training a lot… and part of me is like, wow, I’m really glad I’m not trying to do long runs in this heat and humidity like I was last year for the Marine Corps Marathon… I met my friend Sokphal this morning for an early walk – yes, I’ve officially switched from the Continue Reading …

Quinoa Taco Salad

Hey guys! Popping in today with a super old summery favorite recipe that got a photo upgrade recently, so I wanted to re-share it! This Quinoa Taco Salad is one of my favorite lunches - it's so easy to throw into a container on the way out the door. It also makes a great dinner! It has a great balance of veggies, fiber, protein, and healthy fat to Continue Reading …

Back to the Hustle

Hey guys! It’s back to the daily hustle over here after our fun week at the beach on vacation last week! This morning Chelsea and I met up for a fun workout via ClassPass (<- affiliate link for $40 off) – we went to Next Phase Studio in Arlington for their morning circuit workout. It was great to catch up with Chelsea and to get in some strength Continue Reading …

Outer Banks Beach Vacation Finale

Hello, hello! We are back in DC and have hit the ground running with the workweek, but it’s fun reliving the end of our Outer Banks beach trip with family by looking through the photos! Take me baaaack!!! The last few days of our vacation were spent like the first half that I wrote about – lots of good food and playing in the water! As we did Continue Reading …

Beachin’

Hi from Duck, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks! As you know, we are here this week on our annual week long beach vacation with Matt’s family and some family friends. It’s been a fun week so far – luckily our Monday morning rain broke and we’ve had good weather ever since! Continue Reading …

Turmeric Ginger Smoothie Recipe

This Turmeric Ginger Smoothie is sweet, spicy, creamy, and packed with nutritious ingredients!

I have a bright and summery new recipe to share with you guys today: this Turmeric Ginger Smoothie! It's sweet, creamy, vibrant, and a little spicy, thanks to the zingy ginger and turmeric. Pin this image to save for later! Turmeric has been making its way into everything lately (have you tried golden milk yet?!), and I'm a huge fan. Not only Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

Hello from the beautiful (but currently rainy – darn!) Outer Banks in North Carolina! We are here for our annual beach week vacation with Matt’s family and family friends. We got here yesterday afternoon after spending the first part of the weekend at home and then driving down in parts. My brother arrived in DC on Friday night with his dog, Continue Reading …

20 Week Pregnancy Update

Hi friends! It’s time for another pregnancy update as I am officially 20 weeks as of yesterday – half way through! Crazy. Time is going both quickly and slowly, if that makes sense. :) Check out the previous posts first if you missed them: Sharing our big news 1st trimester recap/Q&A post Boy or girl?! 16 Week Pregnancy Update (all Continue Reading …