• Good morning and happy July 1st to you! June was the quickest month ever, right? Right?! It was a total whirlwind for me. Well, hello, July. I have a feeling you’re going to be even more insane than June, but I’m ready. Let’s do it!

    Yesterday started bright and early with a quick snack as I headed out the door to meet my friend Marisa for a track workout. We recently chatted about how much we both enjoy running in the early morning hours before it gets too hot outside, so we made plans to run together.


    Rise ‘n’ shine, it’s running time!

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    After a 2-mile warm-up, we did the following track workout: 300, 400, 500, 600, 500, 400, 300 with 200 meter walk (full recovery) in between each one. Marisa actually did a 400 meter jog in between each one, which I started out doing, but when my 500 and my 400 recovery lap were basically the same pace, I decided to walk 200 meters instead to give my body a chance to fully recover. It was a tough workout, but I loved beating the heat, running with a friend, and getting my workout done first thing in the morning.

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    Back at home, I whipped up a smoothie with SFH Recovery, blueberries, pineapple, banana, spinach, ground flaxseed, and soy milk.

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    After that, I hung out with my boys. We played, played, and played some more. Eventually, Quinn went down for his morning nap, so I took it as an opportunity to catch up on some work.

    Maybe about an hour later, I made myself an egg, bacon, and cheese sandwich on an English muffin, which I ate before heading out to a doctor’s appointment and to run some errands.


    I had about 10 minutes to kill before my doctor’s appointment, so I snapped a picture of the pretty flowers outside. Haha!

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    After my appointment, I ran a bunch of errands and started to get hungry. I wanted a snack, so I bought a bag of Banana Snakaroons, which were quite delicious. I ate half the bag during my travels.

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    When I returned home, I found the (human) boys playing in a blanket fort, which was the cutest thing ever.

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    June 30, 2015

    Hellooooooo! How was your Monday? School is out for the summer, so Mal and I tag-teamed our morning responsibilities: He took Quinn to daycare (it’s his last week until the Fall) and I went grocery shopping at Stop & Shop. I had a bunch of coupons from BLEND, so I finally cashed them in and saved […]

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    10 Frequently Asked Questions {Baby Edition II}

    June 30, 2015

    Hello! I’ve received a whole bunch of questions from you guys about various things related to my pregnancy and our little peanut, so I wanted to reply in a blog post to the most frequently asked ones. (If you missed the first edition of this series, you can find it here. I answer 10 more pregnancy/baby questions in […]

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    June 29, 2015

    Good morning and a very happy Monday to you! How was your weekend? What’d you do? Who’d you see? What’d you eat? We had another busy weekend. It was all fun stuff, but, whoa, I feel like I need another weekend just to relax! But, hey, that’s what summer in New England is all about. […]

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    What I’m Loving Lately XLII

    June 26, 2015
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    Heyyyyyy! Happy FRIDAY! It’s Friday and you guys know what that means: What I’m Loving Lately! Sorry that I am getting this post up a little later than usual. Quinn slept late this morning (7:15 AM!!!), which means his morning nap was much later. It seems like he’s on his way to one nap, but we […]

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    Stroller Summer Shape-Up {Week 3} + Tre Giveaway

    June 26, 2015
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    This post is sponsored by Chicco. Hi, guys! Here is the last set of workouts for the Stroller Summer Shape-Up. I really can’t believe this is the third and final week already. Time flies when you’re having fun! If you missed the first two posts in this series, you can find them here: Stroller Summer Shape-Up {Week […]

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    A New Day In The Life XII

    June 25, 2015
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    Good morning! Here’s the last A New Day In The Life post! I’ve written one of these every month since Quinn was born as a way to remember his first year. Now that he’s a year old, I decided to “officially” end the series. I’m sure I’ll do another “day in the life” post again at […]

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