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Italy Highlight: The Food

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Before I share sightseeing highlights from our adventures in Rome, Cinque Terre, and Florence, I first wanted to share some photos of the food! As you guys know, Italy is famous for food, and our trip’s eats definitely lived up to the hype. Florence won out for best food and restaurants, but there were gems everywhere we went. Here are some of Continue Reading …

Elle & Rob’s Italian Wedding Weekend!

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Hello, my friends – welcome to the first of many Italian adventures recaps! I thought I’d start with the end of our trip and the reason that we were in Italy in the first place – my grad school friend Elle’s wedding! Elle and Rob’s wedding was held in Morruzze, a tiny Italian town in the Umbrian countryside about 2 hours from Rome. Continue Reading …

Adventures in Pittsburgh

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Hello, friends! I hope you all had fun weekends. I spent mine in Pittsburgh! As you guys know, Matt is from Pittsburgh and his parents still live there. We hadn’t been up since Christmas so we decided it would be fun to pay the city a visit when the weather was nicer! We had a lovely weekend. Here are some of the highlights. :) Continue Reading …

Santa Monica Adventures Continued: Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo & Meeting Venus Williams!

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Hello from the air on the way back to D.C.! I had such a great time in California the past couple days – I was sorry to say goodbye this morning! Yesterday was busy but really fun. I started my day with a little work on my laptop (yay for being on east coast time!), then headed to Urth Caffé to meet my college friend Christie for breakfast! Continue Reading …

Adventures in Santa Monica, Day 1

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Hello from Santa Monica, California! As I mentioned, I’m here for a fitness event today with Jamba Juice! I’m really excited – it sounds like it will be a really cool event (disclaimer: they covered my travel/lodging costs for the trip). I can’t wait to share the details and a recap tomorrow! But until then, follow me on Twitter (we’ll Continue Reading …

Beautiful Weekend & Starting an Herb Garden!

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Hello friends! We had the most gorgeous weekend ever here in DC weather-wise – sunny with blue skies and crisp air in the low 70s. If only every weekend were so beautiful. :) Continue Reading …

Weekend Ski Trip Adventures

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Good morning! I had such a great weekend – as I mentioned, Matt and I headed up to Pennsylvania to go skiing with our friends John, Erin, Jack, and Megan. It was a blast – a great mix of relaxing and outdoorsy adventure, and it was great to have some quality friend time, too. Helmets are so fashionable. Continue Reading …

Run Happy & Chapel Hill Bound!

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Hello friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend! I hit up a friend’s surprise birthday party on Friday night, then got my butt kicked on Saturday morning by this workout at CrossFit Arlington: Um, yikes. Still sore. Continue Reading …