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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Favorites

Five Favorites – Podcasts

As someone with a 9-5 desk job I have a LOT of time to sit in a little cubicle. I stare at Excel formulas, I stare at Salesforce, I stare at the millions of pictures of my friends and cousins on my walls. The worst is the listening though. To…

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Fitness

FFF (Forced Family Fun) + Fitness

In my family we often use the term FFF. Force family fun. You know that feeling when you really don’t want to do something, but you are told you will do it and you will have fun? Board game, children’s movie, doing the dishes… all activities that commonly turn into FFF.…

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