Workout Diary

December 31, 2014

I haven’t written about my workouts in a while! Here’s an update… 1) I am still weight training with Erin once a week. I’ve really been hitting the weights hard! Erin has truly pushed me in amazing directions this year. I don’t have any metrics to share, but I’m waaaay stronger than I was a […]

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Guest RD: Prenatal Nutrition + Protein Needs

December 30, 2014

Good morning all! I have a double Guest RD post for you guys – Michelle and Amanda have prepared a great sample 2-day vegetarian meal plan to demonstrate that protein needs are easily met with plants. I want to make their Apple Pie Smoothie stat!! Check out their blog – Life To Table – for […]

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Cookie Cutter Pancakes

December 29, 2014

Here’s a fun little trick for those of you with kids…or those of you with nieces, nephews, young friends…. or who are young at heart : ) I brought home a bus-shaped cookie cutter from my Celestial Seasonings trip and always imagined using it with pancakes. I finally gave it a shot! While these didn’t […]

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December 26, 2014

Happy morning! Breakfasts aren’t quite the same big event they once used to be. Back in the days before baby, I used to LOVE my breakfast ritual: brew the coffee, spend time making something special, enjoy it slowly it with an episode of House Hunters or a good magazine. Perhaps some blog reading. Even in the days […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2014

Good merry morning!! Santa and I were both out and about late last night. He was flying high over Cville in his sleigh while I was on my way to CVS for Tamiflu. Matt was crushed by the flu yesterday and is totally out of commission. Poor guy. I slept on an air mattress underneath […]

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Serial For Breakfast

December 24, 2014

Raise your hand if you have listened to Serial!! {Those of you who have can skip this next paragraph. Discussion spoilers at the very end of this post!} If you aren’t familiar with Serial …or maybe you have heard it mentioned 10 times but have yet to listen, it’s a podcast put on by This […]

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Choose Choice

December 23, 2014

This post is sponsored by Moto X I’m going to be completely honest with you – I am struggling a bit with my weight. Without flashing numbers about, I’ve been yo-yoing the same 5 pounds since Mazen’s birth. Well, technically since about 9 months after his birth : ) Before you start to think I […]

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