It’s Good to Be Home!

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Thursday morning at 4:45AM Neal and I began our trip to San Antonio, Texas! We hopped on the metro and made our trek to the airport. We flew to Dallas and then on to San Antonio. Neal rocked the sudoku while I read The Skinny Rules. Before I knew it we were home! I adore my family and was overjoyed to be around such loving and caring people.   For lunch my Mom and Aunt . . . Continue Reading »

Road Trippin’ to Cleveland


Happy weekend everyone! I hope y'all have enjoyed the past couple of days and are gearing up for the last week of April.  Friday morning, Neal and I set out for our road trip to Cleveland.  As we were leaving at 10AM, we knew we'd need some lunch for the road.  Instead of grabbing something along the way, we decided to run into Whole Foods to pick up some goodies.  Pineapple, mixed berries, a san . . . Continue Reading »

Bridesmaid’s Weekend Wrap-Up


I love Sunday mornings. Always have. Sunday mornings scream, "eat a big breakfast! It's ok!". One of my favorite go-to breakfasts when cooking for a crowd is a breakfast casserole. Ashley's Breakfast Casserole 1 box of croutons 1 cup of turkey ham (or your meat of choice) 1/2 cup of green onions (or any other veggies you'd like to add) 1/2 pack of shredded cheddar cheese 1 dozen . . . Continue Reading »

St. Patrick’s Day in West Virginia

After our Saturday morning shred and hike, my bridesmaids and I got ready for an afternoon in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.  St. Patrick's Day wouldn't be complete without green attire and a few beers at a local pub. Berkeley Springs is quant, filled with lots of antique stores and a surprising number of holistic shops. The girls and I walked around the town for about an . . . Continue Reading »

Lets Get This Party Started!


I'm baaaack! My bridesmaid's weekend has come and gone but boy did we have a blast! I have been on vacation since last Wednesday, hanging out in DC, traveling to West Virginia, relaxing at a cabin, chatting with my bridesmaids, and enjoying the beautiful March weather. I am going to spread my bridesmaid's weekend recap over the next few days as I have tons to share. I also have some exciting . . . Continue Reading »

San Antonio’s La Gloria


I have been so excited about this post all week! Last weekend when I was in San Antonio, I went out to dinner at La Gloria with Sebastian and Stephanie.  I honestly couldn't have picked a better spot for Stephanie's birthday dinner and am dying to take Neal there in May. La Gloria is located in what use to be the Pearl Brewery.   The area is now filled with adorable shops, cute restaurants, lo . . . Continue Reading »

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Tower Climb 2012


"Cystic fibrosis is a disease passed down through families that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract, and other areas of the body. It is one of the most common chronic lung diseases in children and young adults. It is a life-threatening disorder. Most children with cystic fibrosis are fairly healthy until they reach adulthood. They are able to participate in most . . . Continue Reading »

A Week of Eats


I'm very proud of myself for tracking all of my calories this week, for listening to my body, and for making up my workouts even when I overslept.  I'm a little nervous about how the week will end, since I'm in San Antonio, but I just need to track my calories to the best of my ability and not just eat to eat. Monday went very well, ending up with 696 calories left over due to Cycle . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Plan: 8 More Weeks


My first wedding dress fitting is in 8 weeks!  The good thing is, my dress fits perfectly as of today, so any weight I lose or any toning made to my body will only make me feel better in my dress.  Sidenote: my hair is getting longer!! Yay for wedding day hair. I've been thinking a lot since I blogged last week about "evenings sabotaging our diets" and have decided that I need to make some c . . . Continue Reading »

Boston Bridesmaid Getaway


This past weekend I was able to fly up to Boston to spend the weekend with my bridesmaid Melissa and her family.  After flying into Logan Saturday morning, Melissa and I headed strait to Alfred Angelo to do some bridesmaid dress shopping. Melissa tried on so many beautiful dresses, and looked amazing in them all too by the way, but she went with the black dress!!  I love it and she l . . . Continue Reading »