Guest RD: What Does 100 Calories Look Like?

August 13, 2014
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Today’s guest post  is by Michelle Remkus. Michelle is a Registered Dietitian with her Masters in Nutrition and Wellness and writes a blog on her website, Live…Don’t Diet. Michelle did a cool visual collage of 100 calories 24 different ways to give you an idea of how calorie density varies. Pretty cool! I’ll take the […]

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The Princess and The Pea: Sleep Number v. Tempurpedic

August 12, 2014
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Our master bedroom got yet another makeover this year. This time in the bed department! Yep, a king sizer! Two things prompted us to make the change (which we did in January – Merry Christmas to us!): 1. Our queen mattress was 8 years old, sagging in the middle and was pretty cheap to begin […]

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Weekend

August 11, 2014
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We had lots of plans for this weekend – Fridays After Five, a movie date on Saturday and two events on Sunday, but all of our plans changed. Friday night I came down with a weird sickness. I thought I was getting a killer cold and had chills, aches and the like, but less than […]

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Lately

August 8, 2014
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What’s been on the menu? Tons of fresh summer produce!! This bowl is a parfait of yogurt, peaches, blackberries, granola and crumbly fresh ground almond butter. I’ve gotten lots of questions about this bowl over the years – it’s a Weck jar, actually! I had more peaches on day 2 – this time alongside some […]

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An Olive Oil Themed Dinner Party

August 7, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Oliviers & Co. Matt and I had been planning to host an outdoor summer dinner party for a while. We had been waiting for the right weekend weather and a good theme to spark an invitation. Oliviers & Co. offered to send me some products to use in a post, […]

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Nutty Noodles

August 6, 2014
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Mazen loves noodles. I love nut butter. Matt loves soba noodles. So this recipe was born to make the whole family happy! Matt has been coming home from work at about 5pm and taking Mazen to the park for a little post-nap playtime (Mazen has been taking crazy long naps these days!). This gives me […]

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Adventures In Fitbitting

August 5, 2014
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As someone who loves number crunching, I’ve been intrigued by the activity monitor industry. I almost bought one a handful of times but kept shying away. One day I struck up an online conversation with Theodora about her Fitbit Flex and asked her how she liked it. She had used it for a while and […]

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