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Colorado Springs Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m on my way back to DC from Colorado after a great long weekend full of learning and outdoorsy adventures. As you know, I was there for SCAN’s annual symposium; SCAN (sports, cardiovascular, and wellness nutrition) is a practice group within the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. Going to conferences like these is always a Continue Reading …

Adventures in Canadian Maple Syrup (+ a Giveaway!)

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Hello my friends! I’m headed back south to DC today after spending the week up in Quebec, Canada, on a press trip with my friends from Pure Canadian Maple Syrup. I have been working with them since last year (see also: Healthier Maple Brownie Cookies + Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte), so when they invited me up to learn more about the maple syrup Continue Reading …

Canyon Ranch New England Adventures

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Hi friends, and happy day 1 of the Winter Shape Up! I hope you’re all having fun so far with the workouts and enjoying the meal plan. :) Keep up the great work! As you guys already know from my Instagram feed, I spent the weekend on a press trip at Canyon Ranch’s New England location in Lenox, Massachusetts. As a disclaimer, while I paid for Continue Reading …

Touring Reedy Fork Farm with Organic Valley

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Earlier this week, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Elon, North Carolina to tour Reedy Fork Farm, a 500 acre certified organic dairy and feed farm. Reedy Fork (love that name) is a sixth generation farm, and was actually originally a tobacco farm! It became a dairy farm in the 1950’s and transitioned to a certified organic dairy farm Continue Reading …

A Day with Celestial Seasonings in Boulder, Colorado (+ a Giveaway!)

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Hello friends! Thank you for the sweet love on my 5 year blogging anniversary post yesterday. I so appreciate you supporting this blog and sharing in my adventures over the years. It wouldn’t have been nearly as fun without you. <3 So – if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you know that I snuck off to Boulder, Colorado this week for a Continue Reading …

Blog Brulee Recap

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I spent the weekend in Vermont at a small dietitian blogger retreat called Blog Brûlée. I was honored to be at the event as a speaker (disclaimer: they covered my travel/lodging and compensated me for my time), but I feel like I learned just as much from the others in attendance as they (hopefully) learned from me. This conference will go Continue Reading …

Switzerland Finale

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Welcome to the finale of my Europe adventures! After a wonderful day of hiking near Lucerne, Switzerland, the second to last day of my trip began on a ferry. My friend Melli and I took the ferry from Vitznau to Lucerne, which was about an hour, so we could explore the city. It was more fun than driving! :) Continue Reading …

Hiking Rigi Mountain near Lucerne, Switzerland

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From Geneva, I was back on the train for the final leg of my European adventure: meeting up with my German friend Melli for some hiking near Lucerne! Melli and I first met when we were randomly flatmates while both living in Prague back in 2009. We’ve been good friends ever since – she even came to our wedding all the way from Germany! She lives Continue Reading …