Coffee Talk {7/20/14}

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If we were having coffee today I’d tell you…

I want to fess up…healthy living has not been a priority in my life since moving to New Jersey this past February.  I’m a healthy living blogger…my job here is to inspire you by balancing food, fitness and life…and I haven’t been doing that.  BUT, things are different now!  About two weeks ago I had my aha moment and brought fitness and healthier eats back into my life.  I’ve been making better, more consistent decisions with food and my workouts have become a daily occurrence. 

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You may have noticed I’ve been spending way less time here on the blog…that’s because I’ve been working out everyday and often my workouts are a minimum of 30 minutes.  I’ve also been waking up early and doing a little something such as a morning walk, yoga session or arms routine before work in addition to my nightly workouts.  I want to ask you to bear with me for not being around as much as I use to be and understand that I’m working on bettering myself.

If we were having coffee today I’d tell you…

I moved offices at work about two weeks ago.  I meant to tell you, I just never got the chance!  I’m about 5 minutes closer to home and my hours are a little shorter.  No more getting to work at 6:15am (thank goodness!) which allows me to fit those quick morning walks/yoga sessions in.  However, my time at work no longer includes a full hour lunch break so I’ve lost my at-work blogging time.  Overall, though, it’s a positive change and I’m enjoying my job again :)

If we were having coffee today I’d tell you…

Josh and I went to the Ramsey Farmer’s Market today.

Greens Ramsey Farmer's Market

We tried a Stella’s Spicy Chicken Empanada which was delicious!

Spicy Chicken Empanada Ramsey Farmer's Market

And we bought various fruits and veggies.  So far I’ve tried the tomatoes and they were absolute perfection.

Tomatoes Ramsey Farmer's Market

I had a blast exploring the town we live in since I was hibernating all winter long ;) .

Question of the Day

If we were having coffee today…what would you tell me?

{Martha’s Vineyard} Exploring Menemsha & The Red Cat Kitchen

Flower Boxes and American Flags

Click here to see day #1 review of my Martha’s Vineyard vacation! I’m going to skip straight to lunch since breakfast wasn’t anything special.  For lunch we had simple, but delicious, grilled chicken salads. Mine included a spring mix, grape tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, grilled chicken, croutons and balsamic.  I followed it up with a [Read On]

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{Martha’s Vineyard} Lunch at The Atlantic and Homemade Shrimp Tacos

The Atlantic Clam Chowder MVY

Okay, I will slowly be recapping my Martha’s Vineyard adventures from Fourth of July weekend.  I know I’m super delayed and should probably just forego reviewing everything but I had such a wonderful time and really want to document it.  So, if you’re tired of reading about people’s Fourth of July activities feel free to just [Read On]

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WIAW #10

Get Well & Stay Well Green Smoothie (Tone It Up)

It’s time for another WIAW {What I Ate Wednesday} post! (Thanks for the Link Up, Jenn!) I started my day off yesterday with a batch of Blueberry Pecan Overnight Oats via Tone It Up. I added a small splash of vanilla extract to mine since my liquid stevia wasn’t vanilla flavored and thought it was delicious. [Read On]

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{Recipe} Strawberry Banana Protein Pancakes

Strawberry Banana Protein Pancakes

Happy Fourth of July!!! (picture source) As I was meal prepping this past weekend I decided I wanted to try something new for breakfast.  I had seen some other bloggers make pancakes for breakfast in advance and, since I love pancakes, decided to jump on board.  Also, I had a ginormous tub of strawberry banana [Read On]

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"Fruit Juice" and Strawberry Banana Protein Pancake

So, I haven’t published a WIAW {What I Ate Wednesday} post in almost a year!  I stopped because I didn’t quite see the purpose since I was posting about all of my eats on an almost daily basis, but now that I’m busier it’s harder to document everything.  So, I plan on bringing back WIAW posts to document all of my [Read On]

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Heart + Booty + Arms Circuit Workout

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Josh and I found a new series… Royal Pains! (picture source, although we’ve been watching on Netflix) We desperately needed a new show since there’s nothing on during the summer and we’ve seen every episode of Psych at least a dozen times.  Royal Pains is great because it has some medical mystery with goofy comedy. [Read On]

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I’m Back! {and Empower Fitness Giveaway Winner}

Buffalo Chicken Salad Salad

It’s been a while, right?  A big thank you to Mom for sending my memory card reader ASAP!  I thought about going back to what I’ve been up to this week but decided against it.  I will eventually post a bit more about my time in Florida last weekend but for now let’s focus on [Read On]

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