• Philadelphia Adventures


    Last night, the New Harvest folks treated us to dinner at James, an upscale restaurant that serves modern American cuisine in Philadelphia’s Bella Vista neighborhood. The menu at James focuses on local, seasonal produce, humanely raised meats, wild seafood, and artisan cheeses. Because James selects only fresh locally-grown ingredients, the menu changes with the seasons. […]



    Today was a busy one! But, it was all FUN stuff! After the New Harvest presentations, the group traveledย to the Reading Terminal for a vegetarian Italian cooking class at La Cucina. The owner of La Cucina, Anna Maria Florio, is a Philadelphia native and the daughter of Italian-born parents from Italy. She was the instructor […]



    Good morning! ๐Ÿ˜Ž I just got back from a glorious 3-mile run in the hotel gym. You might think I’m weird when I say this, but I love exercising when I am on vacation. There’s just something about a new place/new city/new surroundings that motivates and inspires me to get moving– even a hotel gym. […]


    Blogger Morning

    June 4, 2010


    Good morning! ๐Ÿ˜Ž So, I’ve had quite the quintessential healthy living blogger morning so far– nut butter, running, smoothies, food photography, Twittering… you get the idea. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Before heading out for a run, I fueled up with a piece of whole wheat bread + almond butter. Then, Jenna and I hit the pavement for a […]


    Just Call Me Rocky

    June 3, 2010


    Ok, so I lied. I ran up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and acted just like Rocky. I couldn’t help myself! ๐Ÿ˜‰ This photo was actually taken next to the “Rocky Steps,” but I’m sure you can imagine my excitement! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Rocky! Jenna and I participated in Sabrina’s bootcamp class this evening. […]