Top 12 in 2012: July

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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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Whoa, July, where the heck did you go? This month really flew by, which means here are my top 12 favorite posts from July!

Four Years with Mal

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As cheesy as it may sound, four years ago today, I married my best friend. Mal rules for a lot of reasons, but my favorite is that we always have so much fun together””whether it’s doing CrossFit, traveling, drinking beers, or simply making up spur-of-the-moment games to play together””we always manage to make each other smile.Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Boilermaker Weekend


Missed Part 1? Here it is! On the morning of the Boilermaker 15K, our plan was to leave the house at 6:15 AM to get everyone to the start line on time. I have a whole pre-race routine, so I woke up at 5:15, ate breakfast, got dressed, and did my thing.

Good Times with M & m

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Yesterday ruled. I had such a nice time with M & m! Breakfast My morning started with a bowl of Greek yogurt mixed with fresh blueberries and trail mix. After breakfast, I got myself ready to go to CrossFit which included mixing up an amino acid drink to take with me.

The Simple Things A-Z


I saw this post on Janetha’s and Lindsay’s blogs last week and I thought it was really sweet, so I decided to do it on CNC. The simple things in life really are the best things in life! A – Almonds. I’m pretty sure I’m going to turn into one at the rate I eat them throughout the day.



Hi, guys! Let’s get right to it. Fun day to recap! Breakfast Our friends Erin and Ping (pug) came to visit bright and early yesterday morning. Erin (and Ping) had already eaten breakfast, so Mal made a couple of bagel egg and cheese sandwiches for us. Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

That “Uncomfortable” Feeling & New House Project


Hi, guys! I hope you’re having a fabulous Tuesday! Workout As expected, today’s WOD was a good one: For time: 2000 meter run 2000 meter row Ever since the Boilermaker 15K, I haven’t run very much (that race kicked my butt), so I was psyched to get out there and run today.

Some Exciting Race News


I have some exciting news to share with you guys! On June 1, 2013, I’m running the ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon & 10K with the ZOOMA race series! Never heard of ZOOMA? It’s an all-women’s race series that puts on boutique (aka “fancy”) events in various destinations around the country with a fun girls’ weekend in mind.

tiny HUGE Party


Hooray! Our “tiny HUGE” party was a huge success! What a fun time! Mal was ready to party. Ping”¦ not so much. (How adorable is he?!) The food was definitely the highlight of the day. On the menu: mini pizzas made from homemade (omg, delicious) dough. Sliders. Pasta salad made with tiny and HUGE shells. Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Recaps of the 2012 CrossFit Games


Ahhhhhh! The CrossFit Games are absolutely amazing! I keep referring to them as “CrossFit Christmas” because they’re so fun! Again, a huge THANK YOU to GNC and Reebok for making this trip happen for me. I am forever grateful! On Friday, Heather, Kelly, and I arrived at the Games around 10:30 AM. Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

28-Minute Full Body Workout


Warning: spoiler alert! If you haven’t watched the season finale of The Bachelorette yet, please stop reading or skip ahead to my dinner. Good morning! Happy Monday! Did anyone else catch the season finale of The Bachelorette last night?Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Sometimes, Dreams Do Come True

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Rich Froning Jr. (aka the “Fittest Man on Earth” and winner of the 2011 CrossFit Games) at the expo: Rich Froning competing at the 2012 CrossFit Games just a few feet away: Rich Froning in person!!!!! I’m never washing my left hand again! Rich Froning was super nice in person.

I Bet You Didn’t Know IV


Good morning! Happy Monday! Remember my I Bet You Didn’t Know posts? If you missed them, here are the three I’ve written so far: I Bet You Didn’t Know I Bet You Didn’t Know II I Bet You Didn’t Know III I love these kinds of posts because I get to share some fun things.


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