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Things I’m Loving Lately

Hey friends! Popping in with some Friday faves/things I'm loving lately. Play along in the comments - what are you loving lately? 1) Muffins!  My mom made us a batch of my old pumpkin blueberry muffins (old photos but yummy recipe) recently and we have all been enjoying them. I like them topped with almond butter and with eggs and Continue Reading …

Date Nights

Hey friends! Matt and I got out for a date night last night - what a treat! The new True Food Kitchen opened in Arlington a couple weeks ago so Matt and I decided it would be fun to check it out!  We are still staying at my parent's house and my mom didn't have plans, so after getting Riese to bed I headed out to meet Matt for a late Continue Reading …

Fountainhead 10k Trail Run Race Recap

I ran my second postpartum race (the first was the Marine Corps 10k in the fall), the Fountainhead 10k-ish trail race, run by EX2 Adventures, this weekend! For the past year, I've settled into a good weekly routine of 1 run (on the weekend - and occasionally a second shorter midweek run but not usually), 2 to 3 yoga classes, Continue Reading …

Gone Fishing

Hey friends! We've been all about the salmon this week - I can't get enough of my super easy perfect baked salmon recipe... stay tuned for a dedicated recipe post for that coming soon!  We originally enjoyed it with rice, sauteed spinach, and tzatziki (we buy this every week because it's such a great addition to everything, and Riese Continue Reading …

Curry Turkey Burgers with Mint Yogurt Sauce

It's officially grilling season, and that calls for a new burger recipe, don't you think?  Introducing: Curry Turkey Burgers with Mint Yogurt Sauce! (Prefer meat-free recipes? Try my easy lentil veggie burgers!) These refreshing, flavorful, and savory burgers will be a big hit at your next BBQ gathering - or simply as an easy Continue Reading …

Sweaty Summer Weekend Highlights

Hi friends! I'm coming to you a day late because of the Memorial Day holiday yesterday. I hope those of you who got it enjoyed the long weekend, and that you remembered the reason for the holiday, too. <3 Here are a few highlights from our long weekend.  BBQ feasting (at Texas Jack's in Arlington - delicious): 2) Pool time Continue Reading …

Really Easy Perfect Salmon Recipe + House Sold + 18 Months!

Hi friends!  First things first: a hot tip that my Mediterranean Bulgur Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette is really good with salmon!  Also worth mentioning is my new favorite way to prepare salmon, because it's so easy!  I may actually do a full recipe post for this because I feel like it's hard to know how to prepare Continue Reading …

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

Hi friends!  I'm coming to you today with some inspiration for summer BBQ/potluck season - this Mediterranean Bulgur Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette will be your new favorite summer staple! It's incredibly easy to make, super versatile, and delicious, too. Besides being an awesome side dish addition for a potluck, this Continue Reading …