• Newport Adventures


    This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. Alternate title: How to Behave at a Bachelorette Party When You’re Running a Marathon the Next Day Over the weekend, I drove down to Newport, Rhode Island for a friend’s bachelorette party. Of course, I knew I would be running the Boston Marathon on Monday, but there was no way I could […]


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    It’s crazy to think that when we were in Newport this time last year, I was about 6 weeks pregnant. The morning sickness, aversions (coffee!), and hunger had just started to set in, but we didn’t plan to tell anyone about my pregnancy yet—not even my in-laws. Even still, I think they were onto us. […]


    Weekend in Newport {Part 2}

    October 8, 2013

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    Good morning, friends! On Sunday, it rained all morning and afternoon, so our second day in Newport was pretty low-key. Breakfast Mal and I woke up starving for breakfast (I actually woke up at 3 AM and ate a container of yogurt because I was so hungry), so we headed out to Gary’s Handy Lunch […]


    Weekend In Newport {Part 1}

    October 7, 2013

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    Greetings from Newport, Rhode Island! Mal and I arrived in Newport late on Friday afternoon and his parents arrived a little while later. We had a low-key evening at home in the condo—ate dinner, played at least an hour of Candy Crush (Mal and my mother-in-law got me hooked), and then went to bed early. […]



    Good morning! Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July weekend. Mine was especially nice because I got to spend the majority of it with Mal’s family. His sister and her husband were in town from Seattle, so we did some of our favorite East coast things with them. On Saturday afternoon, […]


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    Wow, what an amazing weekend: perfect (summer) weather, great friends, good times, and delicious eats. Let’s just say there wasn’t a shortage of fun this weekend! Here’s a recap of the best parts of my weekend in Newport.  Best Adventure: Newport Sailing Cruise On Sunday, Mal and I and our friends, Josh and Courtney, took […]


    Pick Your Own

    October 9, 2011

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    Yesterday, Mal and I went apple picking at Rocky Brook Orchard in Middletown, Rhode Island. We’ve wanted to go apple picking for weeks now, so we Googled nearby orchards and found this one. Rocky Brook is a small orchard that offers pick your own apples, peaches, and pears. Surprisingly, the orchard has 45 different varieties […]