A Hike and A Honey

Black Hills Trails

Sunday was such a B-E-A-Utiful day! Saturday night I slept with the windows open and woke up to a perfectly crisp apartment. After 2 morning walks with Theodore, I met up with Katy for coffee at . . . Continue Reading »

Treadmill Workouts

Treadmill Workout

After a week dedicated to my puppy, it's now time to return to the gym.  With Neal returning home tomorrow I'll have a lot more freedom to get out of the apartment and to head on down to the gym for a . . . Continue Reading »

My Life These Days

apple alarm clock

I thought it'd be fun to show y'all a breakdown of my life these days. My routine isn't where I want it to be just yet, but this is a pretty good picture of my days with a 10 week old puppy and and an . . . Continue Reading »

Amsterdam Holland

Amsterdam Flower Market

It's hard to believe that Neal and I left for our honeymoon almost 2 months ago (and that we've been married for 2 months tomorrow).  To start our European honeymoon Neal and I flew to Amsterdam . . . Continue Reading »

September 2012 Goals

In August I... Reminisced about my weight loss Redecorated my master bedroom Recapped my wedding reception Became a mommy to Theodore Realized how many TV show I have to watch this . . . Continue Reading »

Coconut Breakfast Quinoa

Breakfast Quinoa

Last week I found a wonderful recipe on Steph's Bite by Bite for Apple and Peanut Butter Breakfast Quinoa.  Now quinoa kinda freaks me out... those little seedlings but I thought coconut breakfast . . . Continue Reading »


Cherry Blossom Collage

I love long weekends.  Today I've had a mix of emotions, thinking tomorrow was the start of the work week and then realizing I have Monday off.  After a morning with the puppy I headed to IHOP to meet . . . Continue Reading »

A Return to Natural

Kindle & Boom

Sorry I've been gone these past few days y'all. Friday morning I took Neal to the airport at 3:45AM and have been non stop ever since.  Life has been pretty crazy these days. After work Friday I . . . Continue Reading »

Tips For Weight Loss

Crush Cravings

Have you ever found yourself standing in the kitchen, looking for something to eat even though you're not too sure what you're hungry for? Have you ever found yourself standing in the kitchen, . . . Continue Reading »

WIAW – 3 More Weeks

2 egg whites

It's hard to believe that there are just three weeks left of summer, 3 more weeks until the end of my scaleless summer, and 3 weeks until Fitbloggin! I am really determined to have a successful . . . Continue Reading »

Exercising While Watching TV

Fall 2012 TV Lineup

I don't know about y'all but I am PUMPED for fall TV to start in a few weeks!  I know some people are good about limiting their hours in front of the TV but for me, I just love my shows too much.  . . . Continue Reading »

A Wonderful Weekend

Founding Farmers

This weekend was just perfect! Absolutely perfect. A wonderful weekend if you will. It all started Saturday with my first Crossfit class. I came back home feeling great and excited about my fitness . . . Continue Reading »

Crossfit Rockville

Crossfit Rockville

Today was a long time coming, but I finally made it out to Crossfit Rockville.   Crossfit is a strength and conditioning program which utilizes weight lifting, running, and plyometrics as its core.  . . . Continue Reading »

Fitness Friday – 5

Pork Tenderloin Salad

Theodore completely changed my week, but boy do I adore him! My plans to take multiple classes post work quickly changed after getting our puppy, but that hasn't stopped me from moving! Walk. Walk. . . . Continue Reading »

Sweet’N Low Cocktails

Sweet'N Low Cocktails

Last weekend I got together with my dear friend Becky to make a few Sweet'N Low cocktails! As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemakers Program, Becky and I created 3 different Sweet'N Low using simple . . . Continue Reading »

Meet Baby Theodore

Westie Puppy

Neal and I are proud, excited, and thrilled to introduce the newest member of our family... Theodore! A few weeks ago, Neal and I began looking at puppies.  We thought adding a dog to our . . . Continue Reading »