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    Today is one of my favorite days ever. It’s National Carrot Cake Day, and it’s also the day that I started Carrot ‘N’ Cake seven years ago. Holy cow. I still can’t believe it’s been seven years. Since the start of CNC, I got married, adopted Murphy, bought a house, quit my full-time job, wrote […]



    Good morning, friends! Out of all of the blog posts I’ve written over the past 6.5 years, here are a dozen of my very favorites. Enjoy! Life Advice from Murphy How I Beat My Sugar Addiction How CrossFit Changed by Body All About Juicing CrossFit Tips for Beginners How to Stick with Your Workouts How […]



    Heyyyyyyy! How’s it going? So, yesterday was a fun day. It started with a simple breakfast… Followed by my 34-week doctor’s appointment. Mal came with me this time since he’s off from school this week. I honestly don’t mind going to appointments by myself, but it was really nice having him with me yesterday. And, […]



    Good morning! Thank you for all of your wonderful comments and suggestions on my post yesterday. I spent the majority of last night pouring over them and making adjustments to our baby registry, so now I am feeling really good about things. You guys had so many great recommendations! Thanks, again! I’m lucky to have […]



    Let me preface this post by saying: Sometimes, I think I’m a crazy lunatic. And I know Mal thinks I’m a crazy lunatic. Actually, I know I am because I agree to stuff like this way too often. After I wrote my first book, I vowed never to write another one. Writing books just wasn’t […]


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    Good morning! Just wanted to share some scenes from last week’s photo shoot for the Almond Board of California. Just in case you missed my previous post, I recently developed six healthy recipes and photographed them in a one-day photo shoot for them. Truthfully, I was a tad stressed out about this project because I’m […]



    The other day, I received a question from another blogger asking about giveaway etiquette. Hey Tina! Do you have any posts on Giveaway “etiquette”? I just received some free goodies and was thinking about doing one on my blog. I really don’t have many followers, but if I do one not sure exactly how to […]