Weekend Recap: Around Town


This weekend was close to perfection. The weather was amazing, I tackled all of my to-dos, and I am feeling refreshed! It was awesome! On Saturday morning I kicked off the weekend with a 45 . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Plan: March 9-13


I haven't created a weekly plan here on Coffee Cake and Cardio in quite some time and thought now was a perfect time to start back up!  In 7 weeks, Magnolia has her "6 month" photos with the . . . Continue Reading »

Week in Review

Week in Review

From the Blog March 2015 Goals Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies What I Ate Wednesday Guest Food Journal - Mom of 2 Day in the Life - Snow Day Around the Web Easy DIY Crafts 8 Local Must-Try . . . Continue Reading »

Day In The Life: Snow Day

snow day

Yesterday we enjoyed a snow day here in DC! We measured just about 10 inches at our home, which is a lot for the DC area. I'm extremely ready for the warmer weather that spring will bring, but it . . . Continue Reading »

WIAW: Lately

Oatmeal Breakfast

I kicked off the month of February on the Weight Watchers Simply Filling plan. My goal was to move away from the amount of processed food I was eating and to focus more on portion control. My . . . Continue Reading »

March 2015 Goals


I am so excited it's March!  I honestly didn't even realized yesterday was the first day of March, so when I saw the date on my iPhone I was pumped.  February was a really hectic month and one I'm . . . Continue Reading »

Week in Review

Week In Review

From the Blog Peanut Butter Marshmallow Banana Smoothie Loving Lately Sweet and Sour Meatballs Learning to Let Her Go Guest Food Journal Around the Web Christina's Britney Spears . . . Continue Reading »

Guest Food Journal – Eleni

Eleni Breakfast

I'm a 37-year old stay-at-home mother to two rambunctious boys, ages 3 & 5.  I usually eat what my kids eat, which has actually translated into me eating a lot better than if it were just me by . . . Continue Reading »

Learning to Let Her Go


Being a mother is one of the greatest gifts I have ever received, but it is also one of the most challenging roles I've had to play in my life.  After my daughter was born, I'll never forget how it . . . Continue Reading »

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatball Recipe

I'm all about make ahead meals these days! Foods that are easy to make, store well (especially in the freezer), and taste great reheated! Maybe it's just me, but some foods just don't taste the same . . . Continue Reading »

Loving Lately

Stonyfield Greek and Chia

After a weekend Netflix binge fest, Neal and I FINALLLLY finished Lost! Granted we stayed up until 1AM on Sunday to finish it, but we're done! Since a 5AM workout wasn't going to happen Monday . . . Continue Reading »

Week In Review

Week In Review

From The Blog Weekend Recap Currently February 2015 How To Organize Your Blog Catching Up Guest Food Journal A Snowy Saturday Around The Web 35 Secrets to Marriage Success 5 Tips For . . . Continue Reading »

Snowy Saturday


I truly believe that all things happen for a reason, so when I heard we were getting snow this weekend, I couldn't help but feel grateful. As easy as it is for me to make tons of plans, I really . . . Continue Reading »

Guest Food Journal – Lisa

Working Mom Food Journal

My name is Lisa, and like Ashley, I'm a new mom too! Our daughters are just two weeks apart, and I'm beginning to adjust these past few weeks to a new schedule since I've been back to work. In . . . Continue Reading »

Currently: February 2015

Neal and Ashley

Currently: Snow Day!!  I'm sitting here in my quiet sun filled home with a cup of coffee in my hands and a beautiful baby girl to my right.  It's moments like these that help me to remember that life . . . Continue Reading »