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Feels Like Summer

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Well, my friends, apparently DC has decided it’s summer already. In what feels like a very sudden change, everything is now green and the air is heavy and humid. Is it bad that I almost, just for a second on this morning’s run, had this thought: “I kind of miss the polar vortex.” I mean, I don’t miss it in real life – I’m loving Continue Reading …

An Active Weekend

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Good morning, friends! It’s Monday again already, but I can’t complain – this weekend was a blast. Lots of activity, friend time, Matt time, family time, and sunshine. :) Matt and I kept things nice and low key on Friday night; we took a post-work walk to enjoy the beautiful evening and then parked ourselves on the couch the rest of the Continue Reading …

Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hello and happy Friday, my friends! I haven’t done a “things I’m lovely lately” super random and all over the place post in awhile, so I figured it was time. ;) Here’s what I’ve been loving lately… what have you been lovely lately? Smoothies Now that the weather is heating up, I’m loving afternoon smoothies again. Recent Continue Reading …

Our Weekly Cooking Challenge Continues!

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Hello my friends! Has anyone been joining in on our weekly cooking challenge? Basically, every Tuesday night Matt and I have been alternating cooking duties, and whoever’s turn it is has to make something new (to us) and creative. It’s been a fun way to get ourselves to try new recipes and mix things up! This week was my turn! I was in the Continue Reading …

Pittsburgh Half Marathon 2014 Race Recap

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Well, my friends, another half marathon – #10! – is in the books for me, and Matt has officially become a half marathoner! On Sunday morning, we ran the Pittsburgh Half Marathon with my brother Steve and a bunch of friends. Until recently, I didn’t think Matt would ever be interested in doing a half marathon – he’s a speedy runner Continue Reading …

Fueling Up the Night Before the Half Marathon

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Hello my friends! As you know, I was in Pittsburgh this weekend for the half marathon with Matt and my brother! I’ll be back tomorrow with a full recap of the race, but for now, I wanted to share some pictures from our big pre-race dinner at Matt’s parent’s place on Saturday night. How cute is that menu that Matt’s dad made? Matt’s Continue Reading …

Ready for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon!

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It’s the most beautiful day here in DC today. Perfect weather for a Pittsburgh half marathon shake out run! Matt and I enjoyed a nice watch-free 30ish minute run this morning before work, enjoying the sunshine and cool air. Continue Reading …

Lemon and Herb Fish Recipe

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Hello my friends! On the menu today: a Lemon and Herb Fish recipe. Pull up a chair and enjoy. As you guys know, I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun cooking tips and recipes with you guys each month. This month’s challenge? Create a tasty, easy, and healthy fish/seafood recipe and share some tips for properly Continue Reading …

An Urban Workout Adventure + AcroYoga!

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We had the most beautiful weather in DC over the weekend – cool but super sunny – the type of days made for playing outside. On Saturday morning, I met my college friends Kathleen & Sarah for a workout adventure: the 9 a.m. OutRun put on by Roam Fitness. (FYI: they are offering FREE Saturday morning OutRuns all summer – all you have Continue Reading …

NYC Video Shoot Adventures

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Hello friends! I had quite the adventure on Friday – if you follow me on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, you already know that I spent Friday doing a full day cooking video shoot in NYC with Fitness Magazine and Oster! I’ll be sharing more details and specifics on when you can see the videos come mid June, but for now, a little teaser. :) Continue Reading …