Weekend Things

I posted a photo of my latest dye job on Instagram the other day. For those of you who didn’t catch it, I’ve...more

All The Feelings

I’ve been all over the place emotionally in the last half a year or more. Have you noticed? (Of course you have!) One minute I’m up, the next I’m down, the next I’m trying something new and getting up again ....more

Chocolate + Nut Butter Energy Chunks

It’s been a while since I posted a good energy chunk recipe. I’m actually working on one that’s GORP-based, so keep your eyes peeled for that soon. In the meantime, I needed something to snack on before my workouts ....more

Making Weekends-Off Work For You

As you know, I am trying to modify what I’m eating during the weeks because I let too much sugar and bread and carbs creep in on the daily. ...more

Food, Fitness, Family

FOOD I made this awesome Roasted Cauliflower Gnocchi recipe for dinner last week. Not so awesome? My photos ....more

3/52: Focus

I’ve had a lot of proud mama moments in the last week or so.The first was during Ada’s 3-year-old physical. For the first time, she went through an entire appointment with her pediatrician without crying + screaming. When she was a baby and young toddler, I always had to bring an iPad, snacks, and other distractions to the ped’s and surgeon’s office because Ada had experienced so many difficult medical procedures, blood, draws, etc., it was a majorly traumatic experience for her to simply hear the word doctor.This time around, she confidently strutted up to the scale, backed up to the little height chart, and slipped into her gown, all while laughing and smiling ....more

What Healthy Eating Looks Like

Meal planning and prepping is always the key to my healthy eating. If I don’t shop with purpose, I eat tons of junk. If I don’t chop and cook ahead of time, I grab whatever bread and cheese is closest to my proximity ....more

GF Black Bean Avocado Brownies

Here’s a sweet treat for your Wednesday. This recipe is a modification of the Healthy Chocolate + PB Brownies and Peanut Butter Blondies I posted last summer. What makes these guys different is that I used avocado in place of banana and made them super dark chocolate ....more

Trying Barre Classes Online

I’ve been searching for something new and different to do fitness-wise besides running. We looked at some gyms over the weekend, but the only ones I would want to join are the ones with pools. My favorite cross-training is my slow, sad breaststroke -- by far ....more

Morning Glory Muffins

A friend of mine shared a recipe for a delicious morning glory loaf on Facebook last week. And immediately, I just had to make them. I’m being serious ....more