Do you ever just wish you could throw a bunch of ingredients in a pot and your dinner would just magically appear? If the answer is yes (and if it’s not then who are you and how do you have so much free time), then you are going to really, really like this post. Since […]Read More Keep Calm and Crockpot
I am constantly drawn to brightly colored objects- whether it’s a new pair of running shoes, fresh flowers at Trader Joes, or a piece of artwork. Spices are apparently no exception. I stopped in a local spice shop this past weekend and a little bottle filled with a bright yellow spice immediately caught my eye. […]Read More Turmeric, or Not Turmeric
Are you tired of the same plain, boring burgers that you’ve been making all summer? Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers are here to save the day dinner! Savory blue cheese, sweet fig butter, flavorful caramelized onions, crunchy arugula and juicy beef combines into something so wonderful… I’m drooling just thinking about it. I got all […]Read More Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers
If you’re anything like me, you like routine, want to eat clean during the week, and don’t have much free time to spare. I want to take the hassle and time out of planning healthy meals and snacks for you by sharing my meal plan for this week. You know what this means… NO EXCUSES! […]Read More What’s On My Plate?
I love going out to eat. There’s just something so relaxing about sitting back and letting someone else do all the work. It also gives me a reason to get dressed up after wearing athletic clothes all week (not that I’m complaining at all), it’s social, I can try new foods, and it’s a fun […]Read More 5 Rules for Eating Out
Working in the city has made me aware of the constant hustle and bustle outside. There are singers, xylophone players, people selling water, asking for money, etc. You name it, they’re there. I typically say a quick “no thank you” and continue on my way. Recently however, there was something that made me stop. A […]Read More Hello Fresh!
Not only is it Friday, it’s a holiday weekend… the best kind of weekend! The 4th of July is actually one of my favorite holidays (which is surprising because no gifts are involved). I love the bbqs, getting together with family and friends, parades, fireworks, etc. It’s an amazing thing to celebrate our freedom! That […]Read More Friday Favorites
It’s a completely normal thing to throw a beach birthday party for your puppy, right? (please say yes…) That said, I will gladly come up with any and every reason to get friends together, eat homemade treats and hang out at the beach on a beautiful day! Sydney turned one on May 22 and we […]Read More Sydney Turns 1!
Four day weeks are THE BEST. Mo and I had a great time getting to relive our wedding weekend on our relaxing anniversary trip. Why aren’t 3 day weekends always a thing?! Favorite Weekend Getaway: Copperstone Inn (Rockton, IL) If you are looking for a romantic and relaxing weekend in the middle of nowhere, then […]Read More Friday Favorites
How was your first week of 2016?? Mine was eventful to say the least, but more on that in an upcoming blog post (change is in the air!). More importantly… how did you do with your first week of healthy habits? I committed to this 21 day challenge and I encourage you to do the […]Read More Healthy Habits: Week 2