Less Than 48 Hours in Minnesota


My trip to Minnesota was a quick one! I feel like my time in Minneapolis flew by and I didn’t get a chance to explore the city nearly as much as I would’ve liked, but I had a blast and hope to return again soon… And that’s saying something when the incredibly cold winter wind… 

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Sanibel Island Highlights

Bubble Room Cake Sanibel

Today is my last day at the beach and then I leave bright and early tomorrow for a quick, less-than-48-hour blog trip to Minnesota. (Talk about a change in climates, right!?) I’ve been having such a nice time with my family and even though it’s been chillier here than we anticipated, we’ve been spending most… 

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Weekend Highlights: Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo, Deep Dish Pizza, Hiking and More


This morning I stopped by the blog to share our experience at one of Chef Alyssa’s delicious cooking classes. (FYI, I just heard back from the Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen team and they said I can definitely share the Paleo recipes from our cooking class with you guys on the blog. Stay tuned!) Our fun didn’t… 

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Chef Alyssa’s Cooking Class

Chef Alyssa's Kitchen Cooking Class Charlotte

Over the weekend, Ryan and I headed to Atherton Market for a cooking class! (Outfit info for those who asked via Instagram –> Dress: Thara Day Dress via White Plum; Faux-Leather Vest: Kut from the Kloth via Stitch Fix) Ryan and I have taken a small handful of cooking classes together in the past and… 

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Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps + The Fitnessista’s HIIT It! Book Giveaway

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

When I’m looking for new recipes, my main requirement is that a recipe be simple. I am not one who likes to slave away in the kitchen (unless it’s for a special occasion!) and easy peasy recipes that come together in 20 minutes or less are the kind of recipes I frequently gravitate toward week… 

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