From Jax to Charlotte

Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow

Good morning and Happy Halloween week! I hope your Monday is off to a good start… And if it’s not, you should probably make some of this Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow. It’s a guaranteed mood-booster. It’s on my must-make list this week! But now let’s chat about the weekend, shall we? Saturday Saturday was mostly… 

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Banana Pudding for People Who Don’t Like Banana Pudding


Today is my father-in-law’s final day with us in North Carolina and we’re determined to make the most of it! Ryan and Greg went to the gym together this morning while I took a Pure Barre class and then after breakfast, Greg and I headed out into the dreary weather with Sadie for a morning… 

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Hiking Highlights

hiking with dog

With my father-in-law in town for a full week, Ryan and I wanted to be sure to show him some of our favorite places. Even though we’ve only been in North Carolina for three months, we’re quickly narrowing down a handful of go-to places for everything from brunch and hiking to shopping, ice cream, coffee,… 

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Memorial Day in Sarasota + The Ringling

Mike's Hard Lemonade

Hello and happy Tuesday! After a lovely holiday weekend, it’s back to normal life today. Ryan and I celebrated Memorial Day with my in-laws which meant that lots of yummy drinks and indulgent dishes were consumed. After a morning workout with Ryan and his dad, Ryan and I drove to my mother-in-law’s house in Sarasota… 

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Pier 22 and the Euphemia Haye Dessert Loft

land of the free because of the brave

Thank you to all of the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. We are celebrating and remembering you today. Happy Memorial Day! Sunday in Bradenton After a long day at work on Saturday, I was ready for some quality time with Ryan and Sadie on Sunday. We slept in,… 

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