Last night, I read a feature in Real Simple (August 2012) called “Your Words” where the magazine poses a question and readers write in and respond to it. The best/most unique answers then end up published in the magazine. This…

Cauliflower was the star of dinner last night. Yesterday, my Dole calendar shared a fun fact with me about cauliflower: Cauliflower Benefits When “eating colors,” don’t forget white! Cauliflower contains compounds called isothiocyanates that were effective in treating inflammatory bowel…

In honor of his third birthday, Murphy is giving away some of his favorite new doggie products! Last month, his friends at Real Simple sent him a bunch of goodies from their limited-edition collection of pet products, which are sold…

Murphy feels really bad this morning. Just look at that sad face! Last night around 1:00 AM, I woke up to the sounds of pug hacking”¦ and then vomiting. Ewww. Yep, that’s right. Murphy puked in our bed. He threw up…

Seriously delicious dinner last night! I may or may not have eaten it at 4:45 in the afternoon, but, hey, I was hungry. Mal was too, which is why dinner was finished cooking so early in the evening. When I…

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! If you didn’t already enter my Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt, you have until Friday morning to do so. There are some really awesome fitness prizes up for grabs! You definitely want to enter! I’ve recently gotten…

Brrrrrr! Check out the wintery scene that I woke up to in our backyard this morning: Ick. Snow. I’m just not a fan. And I like snow even less when it comes to motivating myself to leave the house to…

Good morning! The other day, I stumbled upon a short piece in Real Simple about saying like and um in conversation”¦ like, um, a lot. Apparently, these words are verbal fillers, which we use when we feel nervous or need…

After doing Fran on Monday night, last night’s “Double Trouble” WOD  kicked my bee-hind!! (I am most definitely taking a rest day today.) Our workout started with a quick warm-up before moving onto the Strength part. (FYI: Almost every CrossFit workout…

It’s hard to tell who’s winning between Murphy and the couch. At first look, it seems like the pug is dominating his competition. Without much (if any) effort at all. But, when you look closer, it doesn’t seem like Murphy…

Thanks for all of your supportive comments on my morning post! To me, cleaning up my diet means eating less of the unhealthy stuff and eating more of the nutritious stuff. I find that if I eat well-balanced snacks and…

Good morning! Happy November 1st! When I think about the month of November, I usually associate it with being thankful. After all, it’s the month when we celebrate Thanksgiving and remember what we are thankful for. With this in mind,…

Next week is going to be crazy for me. I’m attending a blog summit in California, and then I go immediately to New York City to run the marathon. Needless to say, it’s going to be an exciting few days,…

Most random post title ever? I think so. Dinner One of the best parts about meal planning as a couple is trying recipes that I would never have picked otherwise. For example, yesterday, Mal found a recipe for Roast Beef…

My pug calendar says it’s October 10th, but Mother Nature seems to think otherwise. For the past several days, it’s felt like legit summer here with temperatures in the 80s and plenty of sunshine. I love it so much. No…

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