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Happy New Year, friends!! I still can’t believe 2013 is over. What a year! And December was a great way to finish it off. That said, here are my favorite posts from the month!

Thrilled

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So I’ve been meaning to tell you guys something for weeks and weeks now. And it’s been one of the hardest secrets to keep. Even though Mal and I are super excited about this news, we didn’t even share it with our families until Thanksgiving.

I’m Thankful for YOU

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This past weekend was so fun! Mal and I got together with a bunch of different friends and had such a blast with them. I am so thankful that we have so many wonderful people in our lives (including you guys)! We are very lucky.

Esperanza Resort Recap

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Hi, guys! Here’s the first part of my recap about my stay at Esperanza. Esperanza was incredible and easily one of the nicest (if not the nicest) resort I have ever stayed at. In fact, the folks at Esperanza told me that celebrities often stay there because of its high-quality service and amenities.

First Trimester Recap

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I am so excited to write this recap. I can’t believe my first trimester is over, and I’m already midway through week 16. Crazy. Time flies! Ok, let’s get right to it. First things first: belly pics! BELLY PICS I actually didn’t start taking belly pics until my first trimester was almost over.

Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie {Super Easy Recipe}

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Good morning! Let’s get right to it because I have a delicious and insanely simple recipe for you guys, and I think you will love it! Breakfast Yesterday started with a big bowl of pineapple-flavored Greek yogurt with sliced banana and homemade granola. Simple and delicious.

Murphy’s Subaru Adventure

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Hi, friends! I’m so excited to finally share our special pug adventure with all of you! This video cracks me up so much. Murphy is his typical pug self, and I can’t help but smile when I see him enjoying life to its fullest. I hope you find his enthusiasm and happiness as contagious as I do.

Murphy Is Pug McScrooge

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Good morning! Check out this year’s Christmas tree! Yay! I love the holidays! Decorating our Christmas tree was a lot of fun. We listened to holiday music, drank eggnog, and ate a million red and green M&Ms. Seriously. A million. And, of course, we reminisced about ornaments.

Holiday Gift Guide for the Pug Lover

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You guys knew this post was coming! Are you shopping for a pug owner this year? Or maybe you’re a pug lover yourself and want to give your family and friends some ideas? Well, look not further. Here are a bunch of holiday gift ideas that just about any pug lover will enjoy!

Taste, Keep Fit & Splurge

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Readers often ask me for my recommendations for what to do in Boston. I typically refer them to my I Think I’ll Go To Boston post, which highlights some of my favorite suggestions for where to stay, what to do, and where to eat.

Our First Patriots Game

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Hello! Happy Monday! Did you have a nice weekend? Mine was ridiculously fun””probably ones of the best I’ve had in months! Here’s a recap! SATURDAY Mal and I slept in on Saturday morning and then spectated the CrossFit 781 Internal Throwdown.

Full Monty WOD

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Good morning! Happy Hump Day! Breakfast Yesterday morning started with an especially delicious breakfast. I love it when meals come out so much better than expected! I had two waffles with melt-y almond butter spread in between and warm, sweet cinnamon apples on top. So yum!

Behind the Scenes of Murphy’s Pug Adventure

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Hi, friends! You remember Murphy’s epic pug adventure from last week, right? If you missed it, you can watch the video here. (Murphy is so cute!) I thought it’d be fun to show you guys some behind-the-scenes photos from the day.

Full Day of Travel {What I Ate}

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Since a bunch of you guys are likely traveling to see family and friends for the holiday this coming weekend, I thought a post about what I ate during my full days of travel to Mexico and back might be interesting and perhaps helpful to you.

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11 Comments

  1. What a great year you had! 2013 was good to you and since you are adding a new member of your family in 2014 I am sure this year will be amazing for you! Look forward to following along during your journey this year 🙂

  2. Happy New Year! You have so much to look forward to in 2014 with a baby on the way! As a personal project for 2013, I started my own blog and included a shout out to you as the first healthy living blog I ever read. Can’t wait to see what 2014 brings for you and your family 🙂

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