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Protein Bar, Crossfit & Ghirardelli!

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Morning! Things are starting to amp up over here for the wedding festivities – 2 days to go! On the agenda today is brunch with Matt’s parents, getting my hair highlighted, a final dress fitting (there were a couple more things that needed to be done when I went on Sunday… fingers crossed it’s ready now), and then making our welcome gift Continue Reading …

Quinoa Taco Salad

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Hello friends! I can’t believe there’s only 5 days to go until the wedding! We’ve been watching the weather for Saturday like a hawk — so far it looks okay. Fingers crossed — our wedding is outside! I’ll share more details on the planning we’ve been doing this week tomorrow, but for now — a new favorite meal! Quinoa taco salad. :) Continue Reading …

Packed Lunches FTW

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Morning everyone! Brrr — it’s a little chilly out there this morning! We had some big storms roll through yesterday and it really seems to have cooled things down. I’ll be rocking the fleece today on my way to work! Speaking of work — I hope you all aren’t sick of reading about packed lunch ideas yet. :) Earlier this week, I made a Continue Reading …

Farmers Market Inspired Salads & Veggie Men

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Morning! Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in my new sponsor page! The first round of ads will go up on October 1st, so if you want in (or just have questions), be sure to email me soon. :) In other news, here is reason #1239012398 why I’m marrying Matt in less than a month — he does silly little things just because he knows they will Continue Reading …

Private Practice Internship Week 1!

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Hello friends! Guess what’s back in full force? Packing lunch! When I was interning at the hospital earlier this summer, I received $5 worth of meal tickets every day, so I got in the habit of just bringing something small (leftovers, a salad, whatever) and then just getting some snacks/side dishes at the hospital cafeteria to supplement it Continue Reading …

Weekend Workouts + Bridal Hair

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Thanks for all the sweet comments on my bridal shower post! I’m glad you all enjoyed the photos — it truly was a wonderful day. The whole weekend was awesome, actually — I loved getting to spend time with my BFFs! In addition to the shower festivities, we also went out to a fun dinner on Saturday night (at Me Jana in Courthouse, VA — a new Continue Reading …

Father’s Day, A Water Park & A Dinner Date

Late last week, I asked my dad what he wanted to do on Sunday for Father’s Day, and he replied: “Go paddle boarding again!” Sweeeeet. Clearly I was on board! Matt was out of town for the weekend on an epic guy’s weekend camping/canoeing trip, so it was just me and my dad this time. We had a blast and after about an hour of paddle boarding, Continue Reading …

Running Rock Creek Park & Free Yoga

Good morning! We had a stunning weekend weather-wise here in DC — a very nice reprieve after the past week of unbearable steaminess! I celebrated on Saturday morning by going for a run. :) My running buddy Sokphal and I decided to mix things up and go running in Rock Creek Park! I’d never run in Rock Creek before — it was pretty! Continue Reading …