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Sand Volleyball for the win!

Good afternoon, friends! Another Biochem exam has come and gone… even though I felt like I was really prepared for this one, I still don’t think I did all that great on the test. Sigh. Oh well, it’s over, right?! :) Minus studying flash cards, I had a fantastic rest of my weekend and I hope you all did, too! The weather was beautiful Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Who says vegan baked goods aren’t awesome? Not me, that’s for sure. I can’t believe I haven’t posted this recipe yet! When I was first getting into the healthy living realm and learning to cook back in 2006/7, this recipe was one my very first creations. I used to work for a government contractor back before I left to teach English Continue Reading …

Biking with Llamas

Best blog post title, ever. Yesterday, Matt and I went biking… and stumbled upon a llama farm. Yes, a llama farm. Is that not the most random thing ever?! Let’s start from the beginning. ;) As I mentioned, last week Matt and I bought our very first road bikes! We both really like biking and used to bike together occasionally in DC, but Continue Reading …

Walleyball Fail and a New Bike!

Well, friends… last night’s Walleyball game was not pretty. Apparently there are teams in the league that: a) Actually know how to play Walleyball, and b) Are really serious and hardcore about it and possibly trying to kill us with their insanely intense spikes from the net. I seriously almost got killed like 3 times. These girls were Continue Reading …

Just when I thought I avoided getting sick…

Well friends… it’s official. Just when I thought I might have avoided the sickness that Matt and all my friends were laid out with last week… BAM. I’m sick :( I’m not sure if it’s food poisoning (I had a burger at a restaurant last night and now never want one again) or some sort of flu (it’s very similar to what Matt had, except I Continue Reading …

Just when I thought I avoided getting sick…

Well friends… it’s official. Just when I thought I might have avoided the sickness that Matt and all my friends were laid out with last week… BAM. I’m sick :( I’m not sure if it’s food poisoning (I had a burger at a restaurant last night and now never want one again) or some sort of flu (it’s very similar to what Matt had, except I Continue Reading …

A Beautiful Weekend to be in D.C.

Hello friends! I had an awesome rest of the weekend here in D.C. :) I’m so glad I came up for a visit — the weather was absolutely gorgeous and it was wonderful seeing my family and friends! Highlights included lunch at Aladdin’s Eatery with my mom: A hike around Roosevelt Island with my girls Heidi and Ashley: Heidi’s Continue Reading …