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Weekend

Morning guys! We had a busy weekend - it flew by, as usual! We kicked Saturday off with a nice long family walk to the park. It was actually kind of cool in the shade - got me really excited for fall weather eventually! When we got back, we each had variations of a similar breakfast. I had breakfast tacos with scrambled eggs, pinto beans, spinach, Continue Reading …

New Fave Easy Dinner + 8 Month Old Baby Updates

greek chicken pasta salad easy

Hi friends! Happy Friday. I'm so glad you enjoyed my round up post yesterday featuring Easy Throw Together Meal Ideas from blog readers! We already used one of them ourselves this week - the Greek Pasta Salad idea. This was such an easy and yummy meal - thanks again for the idea, Lesley! I chopped up green pepper, cucumber, and tomato and Continue Reading …

Easy Throw Together Meal Ideas from Readers

mashed chickpea salad sandwich

Hi guys! Recently, I asked you to share your favorite throw together meal ideas with me via email - nothing that required a full recipe or lots of measuring, but rather quick and easy throw together on the fly type meals. I make a lot of the same things day in and day out so I figured all of us, myself included, could use some fresh ideas! Thank Continue Reading …

Postpartum Running Update + Marine Corps Marathon Bib Giveaway!

Morning friends! Popping in for a running update because I officially have my first postpartum race on the calendar! Plus, check out the end of this post for an awesome giveaway. :) I took advantage of a break in the rain on Sunday morning and met my friend Sarah for a run date! We did a run/walk and enjoyed the sights and catching up. Nothing Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

flour free breakfast pancake

Good morning! My flour free breakfast pancake was back in the mix over the weekend - I hadn't made it in too long! Turns out Riese likes it, too - she gnawed on some finger-sized strips of it with some yogurt and almond butter smeared on top. Mmmmm. Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

breakfast soft taco homemade black beans egg

Happy Friday, friends! I've been into soft tacos this week - anyone else? I made this breakfast a couple times in a row because it was so yummy - a tortilla + melted cheese + wilted spinach + scrambled eggs + black beans + avocado (added after this pic was taken - I almost forgot it!). Plus some unpictured cherries on the side. Riese had a Continue Reading …

Summer Dinner Party Idea: Create Your Own Kabobs

create your own kabob night dinner party

Thank you to OLD BAY for sponsoring this post! Hi guys! I'm back with one final Outer Banks beach vacation recap, this time all about our big group dinner featuring create your own kabobs! We go to the beach with Matt's family and a big group of family friends for a week every summer. One night every year, my father-in-law, who is a big Continue Reading …

Hot Weather = Cool Salads

easy dinner salad with chicken apples and more

It's hot here - and that calls for cool salads for dinner. We had some leftover grilled chicken and random other stuff in the fridge to use up, so last night for dinner I threw together some easy salads for us. When building a salad, make sure you have protein, carbs, and fat in addition to the veggies - that will make sure you are building Continue Reading …

Weekend Eats

tuna tacos homemade

Hi guys! I hope you had great weekends. Ours was filled with lots of family time, work around the house, and good eats! First up: grilled tuna tacos on Friday night on our deck with Matt's parents and our sister-in-law. My father-in-law and I dreamed these up - we thought tacos would be fun, but wanted to do something a little more unique Continue Reading …

This Week’s Eats + Exercise

sous vide pork with sweet potatoes and chard

Hi friends! I hope you've had a great week. Mine has been filled with lots of baby adventures because our nanny was on vacation! It's always such a treat to get extra time with my little one. :) My father-in-law came back with us from the beach; he's been working on some big projects around the house and also helping out with the babe so I could Continue Reading …