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Hi, 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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Heyyyy! What’s up? How’s life? Anything new? I just wanted to share what we’ve been up to the past couple of days. Here goes!

Quinn decided that we wants to be a bald eagle for Halloween. He loves birds and does a really great “caw-caw,” so we figured it would be the perfect costume for him. He’s going to look so adorable! FYI: I bought the bald eagle costume from Amazon.


Speaking of Halloween costumes, I got a free tote for trick-or-treating with Quinn. We needed more diapers, wipes, and pouches, so I placed an order on Boxed and got a free tote! Cool!



I finally bought a new tote bag. Remember when I was obsessed with my sister’s Timi & Leslie bag? (FYI: Timi & Leslie makes stylish diaper bags.) Well, after searching high and low for a new tote bag, I finally went with the “Dawn” diaper bag from Timi & Leslie. I used to carry Quinn’s diaper bag + my bag, which was kind of annoying, so now everything will be together in one place. I ordered my new bag online from Nordstrom, and I cannot wait to get it!

Yesterday, I did the workout below at CrossFit South Shore. (I’m doing a trial month to see how often I can get to classes.) I scaled the weight for this workout to #55, which was a really good decision because my grip was smoked by the end. I finished in 14:16.

Nautical Nancy Lurong WOD

On Monday afternoon, I did the treadmill workout below and covered just over 5 miles. I liked this one a lot. Intervals on the treadmill are FUN!

50-Minute Treadmill Workout

I also discovered a new machine at the gym. Well, actually, Mal introduced me to it. It was really tough””it’s a lung-smoker and full-body workout for sure. I want to do a running + Ski Erg interval workout soon”” like run on the treadmill, hop off to do the Ski Erg, and then back on the treadmill. That would be a serious workout!


I made Cheeseburger Casserole for dinner last night. It is seriously one of Gina’s best recipes. It’s so easy to make and turns out well every time! Definitely give it a try if you haven’t already!

Choice Hotels Giveaway

Thanks to everyone who entered the Choice Hotels giveaway! Here is your winner:


I’d take my fiancée to visit his best friend from the military and his wife who just had a baby down in Myrtle Beach!

Congrats, Michele! Please contact me at tina@carrotsncake.com to claim your prize.

Question of the Day

What’s your little one going to be for Halloween?

What are YOU going to be for Halloween?

What new machine did you recently discover at the gym?

P.S. SoulCycle is opening in Back Bay at the end of the month. I am beyond excited. Hingham next??

P.P.S. For the pumpkin-lovers: Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Spice Foods, Ranked From Worst to Best

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