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Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


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On Saturday afternoon, Mal and I had the pleasure of attending Elizabeth and Nick’s wedding. We first met these two at an early-morning marathon training run a little more than two years ago. Since then, we’ve become great friends, so it was really wonderful to be part of their big day and celebrate the start of their married life together.

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After the ceremony, which was beautiful and made me tear-up a number of times (Elizabeth and Nick are truly the perfect compliments for one another), we headed to the Multicultural Arts Center in Cambridge for the reception.

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The reception started with a cocktail hour, so I grabbed a glass of wine and chowed down on some appetizers””cheese, veggies + hummus, and various passed appetizers””I pretty much ate one of everything that came my way!

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M + T!

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A little while later, it was time to go into the main room for dinner.

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What an amazing space for a wedding reception!

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I loved the ceiling! Gorgeous!

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Mal and I sat at a table with Bridget and her husband, Brian. It was so nice to see them!

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After the wedding party was introduced, the new couple made their grand entrance!

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For dinner, we started with salad with a balsamic dressing.

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For the main course, I had chicken stuffed with creamy spinach and roasted potatoes and broccoli on the side. It was really good!

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And, for dessert, I housed a bunch of cake pops. Remember when Elizabeth and Nick invited Mal and me to sample some of the delicious goodies they were considering for their wedding?

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Well, we were just a tad excited that they chose cake pops!

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Mal and I decided to name our first born child “Cake Pop Haupert.”

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Here we are with the happy couple! Elizabeth looked so pretty. Her dress was absolutely stunning.

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After dessert, I put my camera away and spent the rest of the night getting down on the dance floor. It was such a fun wedding! Congrats to Elizabeth and Nick!!!!

Question of the Day

What’s your favorite song to dance to at a wedding?

Currently, I’m a fan of “Gangnam Style,” but my forever-favorites are “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” and pretty much anything by Michael Jackson.



  1. That looks like a beautiful wedding and I think a child named Cake Pop is completely appropriate. They could go by C.P. if kids made fun of them because they didn’t get the awesomeness of the name.

    I’m an old schooler so no party is properly started until Kool and the Gang’s Celebration comes on.

  2. What a beautiful wedding and I love the idea of cake pops! I remember talking to Elizabeth about her wedding at the HLS in August, wow that went by so fast!

  3. Omg, seriously you and the bride look stunning! I love her wedding dress, especially the shap of the tob bust/ torso. It reminds me of mine, except mine wasn’t poofy on the bottom.

    Funny name for a first born…’cake pop’. Makes me chuckle b/c you know it will prob be a nickname. 🙂

  4. My boyfriend is all about Gangam Style right now and kept drunkenly shouting about/requesting it at the wedding we attended two weeks ago. When it was finally played, the crowd loved it, though, so it was shouting well spent. 🙂

    I’m a hip hop girl, so when something comes on I know everyone else knows the words/will get down to–like Blackstreet “I Like the Way You Work It”–I get pumped and engage everyone around me to do a tasteful, wedding-appropriate dirty dance.

  5. Aww the picture of you and Mal is adorable. You should frame that one – it’s a keeper!

    When we went to a wedding last month, “Sexy and I Know It” seemed to get the most people out on the dance floor (and the most laughs).

  6. Haha great choices, I also love Total Eclipse of the Heart- never gets old. Really like your simple black dress, you can never go wrong with an LBD. I probably would have eaten about 5 cake pops, they’re delicious and a great idea for a wedding, IMO.

  7. The bride’s dress is so beautiful! So are the church and venue.

    I love dancing to Journey. “Don’t Stop Believin'” is my jam. LOL Reminds me of College.

  8. Your dress is gorgeous!!! Seriously, it’s beautiful! And the venue they chose is stunning as well. This is just a pretty post in general 😉
    Especially the dessert. Holy mackerel, I could devour everything on that table right now!

  9. Well, I’m likely older than most of the gals here, but I always request “Proud Mary” by Ike and Tina Turner. The I burn up the dance floor recreating Angela Bassett as Tina Turner. I generally throw out a vertibrae…but it’s always worth the laughs.

  10. Okay. I LOVE that you LOVE Gangnam Style because I currently live in S. Korea and everywhere I go the Koreans ask, “You American? You love PSY?? Gangnam #1!!” And we even went to a HUGE concert to see him live in Seoul because he hit #1 on the charts in America. Its kind of a big deal;) Anyway, I hate all line dances…(and only because I was crew for Carnival Cruise Lines and had to do Deck Party of line dances for 9+ months straight) but if FOOTLOOSE comes on I am wild with excitement! Sorry for the length of comment…I just REALLY wanted to share today!!

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