8 Ways to Enjoy Summer Workouts

Baltimore Inner Harbor Run

I don't know about y'all, but I'm not a huge fan of working out outside during the hot summer months. I'm more of a spring, fall, and most of winter kind of girl but I know I can't just take 3-4 . . . Continue Reading »

Week 27 Pregnancy Update

week 27 pregnancy update

The Bump Gender - It's a girl! Movement - Either baby girl is a lot more active these days or I'm just starting to feel her more.  Either way, it has been wonderful feeling her . . . Continue Reading »

It’s Grilling Season

Weber Gold Grill

After months of shopping for a gas grill, Neal and I decided to spend a little less money and to go with a Weber charcoal grill. While we won't grill as often with a charcoal grill, we're both really . . . Continue Reading »

Pregnancy Week 27 Eats


Last week started off really great! I was back into my groove and routine and just felt awesome!  On Thursday I headed to Orlando for a 4 day conference, which was awesome, but I didn't anticipate how . . . Continue Reading »

Second Trimester Checklist

baby clothes

It's hard to believe, but today marks the start of my third trimester of pregnancy!  As slow as this pregnancy has felt at times, things are starting to speed up and the baby is definitely growing!   . . . Continue Reading »

MorningStar Farms Meal Makeover

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Quesadilla

After a long day, I often look for a dinner that's easy to make, full of flavor, and incredibly filling. I'll be the first to admit that I'm a creature of habit and tend to rotate the same 6 dinners . . . Continue Reading »

Week 26 Pregnancy Update

Pregnancy Update Week 26

The Bump - 21 weeks vs 26 weeks Gender - It's a girl! Name game - Neal and I have narrowed down our list of names and are excited about the name we're leaning towards.  We're keeping names . . . Continue Reading »

June 2014 Goals

Nationals Baseball

I started creating monthly goals again last month and am really proud of all I accomplished!  My goals are centered on 4 things: health, fitness, planning for baby, and self care. In May I . . . Continue Reading »

Being a Blogger

Ashley Coffee

I'll be the first to admit that this post is out of left field but sometimes you just have to roll with the ideas and thoughts that pop into your head.  Worst case scenario, I can blame my . . . Continue Reading »

Week 25 Pregnancy Update

25 Week Pregnancy Update

The Bump Gender - It's a girl! Movement - I can feel baby most days after work and dinner.  She's pretty chill during the day, but makes herself known here and there as I'm settling down for . . . Continue Reading »

Memorial Day Weekend Recap 1


Neal and I had grand plans of traveling this weekend, but sometimes you just have to roll with what life throws at you. We've been dealing with some basement flooding in our rental, so this weekend we . . . Continue Reading »

Pregnancy Week 25 Eats


Here are some of the meals I enjoyed this past week... I forgot to track everyday, so this is just an overview. Breakfasts: Hot oatmeal, eggs and veggies, or eggs and a bagel thin Lunches:  . . . Continue Reading »

Learning From My Husband

Neal and Ashley

I've learned a lot from my husband's diet and habits over the years.  While I wouldn't emulate his diet to a T, Neal has some incredibly healthy eating habits!  Neal is so great about only eating when . . . Continue Reading »

Our Meals Together

Neal and Ashley

Today's post is sponsored on behalf of Tyson Foods. All opinions stated are my own! It wasn't until I left home for college that I realized how special meal times with my family were for me while . . . Continue Reading »

Week 24 Pregnancy Update

24 week Pregnancy Update

The Bump - 15 weeks vs 24 weeks Gender - It's a girl! Movement - Last week I started feeling the baby almost daily.  She moves the most after dinner, from about 6PM-8PM.  Just this weekend I . . . Continue Reading »