Food + Farewells

February 25, 2015

Hi there!!! Mom requested whipped banana oatmeal twice during her stay, and I have to say I have missed it! Good old creamy oatmeal topped with some Naturebox granola and drippy 365 almond butter. I ran to the gym for a training session with Erin while G+P hung out with Mazen one final morning. I’m […]

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Nutrition Notes

February 24, 2015

Good morning! I had a delicious breakfast to kick off the day : ) A fried egg, orange, toast + coffee. I love that the egg and the orange were the same hue! And now, some cool nutrition tidbits to share! Almond Nutrition (Sponsored) Over the years I’ve gotten many emails from folks wanting to see an […]

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Eat This, Not That: Snacks

February 19, 2015
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This post is sponsored by Bitsy’s Brainfood If you are familiar with my Real Food series, you’d recall this in the “How Do You Eat Real Food?” post: When navigating the grocery store it’s pretty clear that the wall of produce is as wholesome as it gets. But what about everything else on the shelves? […]

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February 16, 2015

Happy Monday! My weekend actually felt pretty long – I traveled to Hillsborough in back in 24 hours! Friday night I went to meet sweet Sawyer, BFF Sarah + John’s new baby boy! It was SO exciting to see him in person just minutes after he came into the world. Saturday morning we had a […]

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February 8, 2015

This weekend was a dehydrating one…because of wine and sports! I’m nursing a headache on this fine Sunday afternoon. I’m also blogging from the PORCH! It’s so unseasonably warm today that I think all of Cville is in shock. Hope it sticks around! On Friday night we went out to dinner with Sylvia’s family to […]

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Weekend Highlights

January 26, 2015

We had a great time with our visitors this weekend!! I didn’t touch my DSLR all weekend, but here are the highlights from my phone! Friday night pizza party!! We ordered from Belmont and made salads on the side. Saturday we packed in a full day for Mazen – visits to the Discovery Museum, toy […]

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Gettin’ My Shine On

January 19, 2015

The highlight of my weekend was most definitely the Florida Georgia Line concert! I just love country music. Rather than trucks and fields (which do take me back to high school), country brings out feelings of small towns for me. Relationships, parties with friends, and living life in the moment – soaking up sunshine, the […]

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