Weekend Recap: Sunshine


We had an absolutely beautiful weekend here in Washington, DC! The skies were blue and we had tons of sunshine. It was truly a perfect fall weekend and my last before I start easing back into work . . . Continue Reading »

Best and Worst #2

Dannon Coffee Yogurt

There are a lot of things I'm not able to share each week here on Coffee Cake and Cardio so I'm starting a new series called "Best and Worst".  Every Friday (or Sunday when you forget to post on . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 2

Weekly Weigh-In

After having company in town and eating out a bunch during week 1 it was really nice being able to settle into a routine during week 2.  My goals for week 2 were similar to week 1.  My goals were . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday


This month my goal has been to transition to a more routine schedule and a more balanced diet. Some days are better than others eating wise, but I'm starting to figure it out. Here's a look at what I . . . Continue Reading »

30th Birthday Celebrations

pumpkin patch

I'm not going to lie, I absolutely love it when birthdays last a few days!  My 30th birthday was amazing and I'm so grateful for all celebrations these past few days.  It all started last Thursday . . . Continue Reading »

Target® C9 Style-Haul

Target C9 Collection Review

Last week, after 10+ months of wearing maternity clothes, I ventured out for my first shopping trip after having Magnolia.  I was pretty nervous, I'm not going to lie, but I was excited to buy a few . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 1

Weekly Weigh-In

The first week of weight loss is always an exciting week. You're motivated, have a plan, and are determined to see a big loss on the scale. I've always loved the first weigh-in and how it catapults . . . Continue Reading »

Best and Worst #1

MadFox Brewery Pumpkin Hummus

There are a lot of things I'm not able to share each week here on Coffee Cake and Cardio so I'm starting a new series called "Best and Worst".  Every Friday I'll share my bests and worsts from the . . . Continue Reading »

My Goals for Thirty


Today I turn thirty and it just feels right!  I don't know if it's because I just had a baby or what but I'm really excited about the big 3-0!  29 was a really great year for me and my family and I . . . Continue Reading »

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas


Whether you're in college, a busy working professional, or a mom, finding time to make and eat healthy meals can be a challenge. As a new mom (and soon to be working mom), I've struggled to put my own . . . Continue Reading »

One Month

Magnolia One Month

I can not believe Magnolia is one month old today! I'd love to say that it feels like only yesterday we were bringing her home from the hospital but I can't begin to tell y'all how much we've all . . . Continue Reading »

Day In The Life: We’ve Got This


Yesterday was Neal's first day back in the office after taking a few weeks off to be with Magnolia and I.  I'll admit that I was a little nervous about my first day home alone with Theodore and . . . Continue Reading »

Finding Inspiration


The other day I was scrolling through Instagram and I couldn't help but feel inspired!  My fruit and vegetable intake these days has been really bad and scrolling through Instagram helped me to see . . . Continue Reading »

October 2014 Goals

Salted Caramel Mocha half pumps

Man! It feels great creating monthly goals for my first full month postpartum!  September was a crazy month but it was a wonderful month.  In September I was blessed with my beautiful daughter and . . . Continue Reading »