Travel

I no longer say “I’m really bad at packing.”

Friend A: “I’m going on a trip! I’m excited!” Friend B: “Yay! When do you leave?” Friend A: “Tomorrow… and I haven’t started packing.” Friend B: “Oh no.” Friend A: “I’m really bad at packing.” Sound familiar? This used to be me. I traveled a lot, mastered the art of…

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Nutrition

Buffalo Cauliflower Dip

It is a common scene that played out just about everywhere for the Super Bowl last weekend. There is a party/gathering/potluck that requires feeding a crowd with varying tastes/budgets/ideas of health and you end up with chips/pizza/cheese. The easiest options (chips and pre-made dip) or cheapest full meal (delivery pizza)…

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Travel

City Guide – Raleigh (Breakfast)

While I am fortunate to go on lots of adventures, I do love my home in downtown Raleigh. I grew up in Cary (what up suburbs) and moved downtown after college. I felt like I was in a whole new world. The only times I went to Raleigh growing up…

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Nutrition

Pre-Packaged Food (That isn’t Dunk-A-Roos)

Pre-packaged foods aren’t usually a popular topic when it comes to healthy eating. If you’re like me, you instantly think about Gushers, Dunk-A-Roos, and Lunchables. All delicious items… but not exactly super foods. The problem is that sometimes pre-packaged food is a must. Forgetting lunch and you can’t leave your…

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Favorites

Five Favorites – Kitchen Gadgets

I vividly remember the Christmas I felt old. The big cousins were all in a row on the couch opening presents…. Carley got mixing bowls, Brian got knives, Cayla got a crock pot, I got a Kitchen-Aid Mixer. We were all just as excited as we were when we opened…

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Fitness

I guess I like Yoga…

Yoga is boring. I have said that statement a million times. It is slow and quiet and for old people. Yes, this is my probably flawed view of yoga. I’m all for a free yoga-ish class at a brewery, but not the whole go to a yoga studio thing. However,…

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Travel

What’s in my carry on?

I set a goal for 2017, hit Delta Silver Medallion Status. That meant planning 30 flights in a year. Guess what? I did it with 8 days to spare. I’m already working towards maintaining status during 2018… I take off for another adventure in February! Now clearly this goal takes…

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Nutrition

Tone It Up Recipe Hacks

The Tone It Up Nutrition Plan has become a staple for my Sunday grocery trips. They are all super quick and easy, which is perfect for a way to busy life. I also love that they have smaller portions (like hey, I’m only cooking for 1 over here!). I really…

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