Where I’ve Been and Why I’ve Been Avoiding the Blog

Okay, “avoid” is a harsh word… but if I take a look inside I know it’s true. Having a blog is hard… even for someone like myself with a (very) small following. There is a certain expectation to be transparent and sometimes that gets old. Taking that a step forward…. putting goals out into the [Read On]

What We’ve Missed

Hello!  Although I had fallen off the face of the planet for a while there, I’m back!  I thought I’d pop in for a quick post to catch us up on some things that we’ve missed.  Let’s get to it!!  For one, Cooper has been his adorable self… For whatever reason he’s not 100% amused [Read On]

A Happy Monday

When we first moved to New Jersey, I was someone who hated Mondays.  I totally dreaded them.  I was simply not happy in my job and didn’t feel I was moving forward towards my dreams.  I had dreams then of immersing myself in the health and fitness world (teaching/blogging/anything else I could find).  Although that [Read On]

Five Things Friday #23

We’ve made it to Friday, my friends!  And now it’s time for five random facts that have popped into my head today.  Feel free to share your randomness below in the comments section.  Any plans this evening?  Josh has plans for happy hour with a co-worker which I might crash if I get out in [Read On]

{Happy Thanksgiving!} Things I Am Grateful For

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  I just wanted to pop in on one of my favorite holidays to share some things I’m truly grateful for at this point in my life #1… I’m thankful for my family This one is pretty simple.  I’m super grateful for my family and all their support…okay, well support from Mom and [Read On]

Day in the Life: Typical Monday

I’ve seen a lot of “Day in the Life” posts recently and figured I’d try one out here.  If it’s terribly boring let me know – if you really enjoy it and want to see more let me know 6:15am – My Jawbone UP24 is buzzing.  I have it set to the smart alarm option [Read On]

How Do You Feel about the Dark?

I have a super random post for you guys today.  I’m going to start with a topic I’m sure plenty of people are already talking about…it’s so stinkin’ dark out!!!  As much as I enjoy it being light out when I wake up I’ve been very lazy with the darkness at night.  The paths by [Read On]

A Relaxation Splurge

It’s not often someone gets an entire week off with no responsibilities so I definitely took full advantage of my opportunity.  I had 6 full days of “me” time.  I’m definitely a little nervous to start my new job tomorrow but let’s not focus on that.  Let’s focus on this past weekend instead… Saturday I [Read On]

Coffee Talk {10/21/14}

I know it’s a little late for coffee but what the heck 😉 ! If we were having coffee I would tell you… My parents got me a KitchenAid Stand Mixer for my birthday!   I used it for the first to make this banana bread recipe this weekend.  It’s a healthier version using whole [Read On]

{Recipe} WIAW #13: Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

Happy Hump Day!  I’m so grateful it’s already the middle of the week.  Luckily we have a great staff at the moment so I was able to leave work a few hours early on Monday, scored a two hour lunch today, and won’t be heading in tomorrow until lunchtime.  Since we work 11-12 hour shifts [Read On]