A Few Fun Weekend Happenings

ashley and julie

A bubbly visitor added an element of fun to our weekend! My friend Ashley arrived in town on Saturday! Ryan and I spent as much time as we could with one of my very best friends from college and were thrilled to have her back in Charlotte! Ashley has now been here three times since… 

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Easy Lemon Dill Salmon

Easy Lemon Dill Salmon Recipe

This recipe for Easy Lemon Dill Salmon is coming your way today, but first we must back up a bit… My morning didn’t go quite as planned. After I taught my spin class, I checked my phone and had a message. Ryan had an appointment scheduled for this morning that was about 40 minutes away… 

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Ridiculously Simple Weeknight Dinner

black beans grains veggies and cheese

We’re halfway through the week! Woop! I felt like I was running around like a crazy lady yesterday – lots of trips to and from the gym for work, my 20-week prenatal appointment (everything went well and baby’s heartbeat sounded amazing – 146 bpm!), Girls On The Run, etc. Ryan and I both made it… 

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Creamy Potato Leek Soup

corned beef and cabbage soup

Even though no one in my family is Irish, my mom always took full advantage of St. Patrick’s Day and prepared the traditional St. Paddy’s Day corned beef and cabbage meal for our family for dinner every year. As a young girl, it was one of my favorite meals and now as an adult, it’s… 

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Feels Like Spring!

dad mom

Look who arrived in Charlotte yesterday! My mom and dad swung by in the late afternoon and are planning to stay here with us through tomorrow morning. They decided to make a detour to our place on their way back to Jacksonville from Raleigh where they were visiting my grandma. Ryan and I are thrilled… 

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