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Friday Faves

1) Pumpkin! Now that it's legit fall weather, bring on the pumpkin! (See also: my round up of fave Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall) I've been enjoying my Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal and Gluten Free Spiced Pumpkin Pancake this week, as well as my Pumpkin Muffins of Deliciousness (ah, throwback to the good old days when I didn't think about SEO when I wrote Continue Reading …

Friday Faves

Hi guys! Happy Friday :) Thanks for your helpful comments on my 10 month baby update post yesterday! I'm popping in today with some Friday faves before I head off on a big adventure (more on that at the end of this post). Here are a few random things I'm loving lately: 1) The podcast "By the Book."  Continue Reading …

Recent Eats + Exercise

Hi guys! Popping in with some food and fitness highlights from the past few days. Let's start with food - specifically BBQ! Matt, Riese, our friend Shane, and I hit up Rockland's BBQ on Saturday for a (super) early dinner and it was delicious. Besides the BBQ and baked beans, I really love their vinegar-y cucumber salad - super tangy! Next Continue Reading …

Birthday Recap

Hi guys! As I mentioned, Friday was my birthday! It started with breakfast in bed. :) Matt and I do this every year for each other - fun tradition! The tray was a wedding gift I think and has all sorts of different paper inserts for various holidays. Matt took the day off work for my birthday; it was such a nice treat to get to spend my Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

Hi guys! I kicked off my Thursday with a early morning run date - nice way to start the day! My buddy Chelsea and I decided the weather was finally cool enough for a weekday run date - hizzah! My first postpartum race (the Marine Corps 10k) is coming up in a month... eek! I've been running once a week consistently (usually 3 or 4 miles), Continue Reading …

Weekend Finale

If you missed part 1 and part 2 of our long weekend trip to PA, check those posts out first! We drove back to DC from Pittsburgh on Sunday, but before we did, we kicked off our day with a nice brunch with Matt's parents. French toast + bacon + hard boiled eggs + watermelon. It was nice enough to sit outside and Riese was napping so we took Continue Reading …

PA Weekend

Hi guys! As you know from Friday's blog post, we spent the second part of last week and the weekend up in Sewickley, PA, outside Pittsburgh, visiting Matt's family. Part of the reason we went up there this specific weekend was because Matt had his annual guy's canoe/camping trip, which is near Pittsburgh, so on Friday morning he headed off for the Continue Reading …

Pennsylvania Adventures

Hi from Pennsylvania! We're here in the Pittsburgh area visiting Matt's parents - great to see them and to get a little change of scenery. We came up on Wednesday morning and have had some good eats and fun adventures since we arrived! As you guys know, Matt's dad is a big foodie and always enjoys cooking for others, so we have had some great Continue Reading …