• Good morning and happy, happy, HAPPY Friday to you!

    We’re off to Oregon this morning. Our flight is super early, so by the time you read this post, we’ll likely be on a plane heading westward. Let’s hope all goes smoothly with our little peanut. He is one ACTIVE little boy. I mean, Mal and I get antsy on a 6-hour flight, so I can only imagine how restless Quinn will be. Hopefully, everyone on the plane doesn’t hate us once we land in Portland. Haha! Anyway, it’s Friday and you know what that means: What I’m Loving Lately! Here we go!

    This super easy July 4th centerpiece – Adorable, right?

    Kim Kardashian vs. Doug the Pug: Who Poses Better? – The pug lovers will especially get a kick out of this one!

    Vermont Bread Company Golden White English Muffin – I love a good English muffin and these are my new favorite. They’re soft, chewy, and toast up nice. With a melted butter, they are true perfection.


    23 Travel Hacks That Will Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity – I’ve read a million of these ‘travel hack’ posts over the years and a lot of them are the same-old, same-old, but this one had a number of new ideas I hadn’t heard before!

    Healthy Trader Joe’s Copycat Recipes – I’m a tad obsessed with Trader Joe’s lately. I’ve always loved it, but lately it’s my favorite place to shop. All seven of these copycat recipes are inspired by the classic Trader Joe’s meals and snacks we all love, but even more delicious. Thai Citrus Chicken Salad? Get in my belly.

    Michael Kors Summer Sale – Yessssss!

    12 of the Best Free Products on the Internet – Free classes? Free audiobooks? Free documentaries? This round up was pretty awesome.

    My “drink of the summer” – Watermelon juice (made in our juicer) + pomegranate seltzer + lemon. Mmm!

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    Differences Between Working Out in Your 20s vs. Your 30s – Some of these were SO TRUE.

    Snakaroons – These are so yum.

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    Questions of the Day

    What new snack have you recently discovered?

    How is working out now for you different than 10 years ago?

    What are your plans for July 4th?


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    The Reason Why I Always Want to Work Out

    July 2, 2015

    Helloooo! We had a nice, little Wednesday over here yesterday. It started bright and early with breakfast with my favorite boy. Mal and I take turns doing the “morning shift” (usually on the weekends, but now during the week since he’s off for the summer), so I let him sleep in. A couple of hours […]

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    9 Stroller Workouts To Do With Your Little One

    July 2, 2015
    9 stroller workouts to do with your little one

    Good morning! If you missed the 3-week Summer Stroller Shape-Up, you can access all of the workouts here. And, of course, you can pick and choose which ones you want to try. I definitely have a few favorites that I’ve done more than once now! A big thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway to […]

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    Dark Chocolate Candy Protein Balls

    July 1, 2015

    Guys. These protein balls taste incredible. They’re basically little bites of dark chocolate fudge with M&Ms mixed in. (Although, I used Little Secret candies). OMG, they’re so good and they take like 5 minutes to whip up. You must try them! Ingredients: 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 rolled oats 2 tbsp butter, […]

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    Track Tuesday + Drink of the Summer

    July 1, 2015

    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 […]

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    Quinn Versus Slam Ball

    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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