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This Week’s Eats + Trying Solidcore

Another week, another taco! These had chicken, a yummy tomato we picked up at a farmer's market on the way home from Pennsylvania on Sunday, cheese, black beans, cilantro, guac, and roasted red peppers.  Yum - thanks Chef Matt! I've also been eating a lot of eggs this week - first up was an egg salad sandwich for lunch. Continue Reading …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Weekend Highlights: Lots of Good Eats + a Sweaty Run

Hi friends!  First things first: for those who watch Game of Thrones, what did you think of the final episode?! I'm still not sure how I feel about it... in some ways it felt kind of like the only option at this point that made sense, but... it also felt a little too tidy (and too rushed - why didn't they stretch out the season longer?). Continue Reading …

Tips + Recipes to Encourage Drinking More Water

Thank you to Rev Your Bev for sponsoring this post! Fun fact: my grandmother calls me "miss hydration" because I ALWAYS have my water bottle with me - or a water glass in hand! I didn't always drink a ton of water; I think it was college that I started getting into the habit of bringing a water bottle around campus with me, mostly because Continue Reading …