NatureBox Giveaway


A few months ago, I blogged about NatureBox and the giveaway was a huge hit! When I had the opportunity to work with NatureBox again this month, I jumped at the chance since I know many of you out there are always in the market for delicious and nutritious snack options. Just in case you aren’t familiar with NatureBox or you missed my last … [Continue reading...]

Hayden Reis Giveaway


With summer right around the corner, I’m sure many of you are in the same boat I am and find yourself daydreaming about pool days and trips to the lake or beach a little too often. I was more than ready for lots of beach time when my girls’ weekend in Sarasota popped up on my calendar this past weekend. We’ve enjoyed swimming in the pool, … [Continue reading...]

Sarasota Girls’ Weekend Kickoff


Days like yesterday simultaneously make me incredibly happy and also rather sad. Being surrounded by three of my very best girlfriends – three friends I’ve had since second and third grade – means that I’m laughing non-stop but also struggling a bit with the lingering feeling in the back of my mind that our time together is fleeting and I won’t … [Continue reading...]

Things I’m Loving Friday XXVIII


It’s Friday and the only thing on my mind today is my girls’ weekend in Sarasota! The fun kicks off around 10 p.m. tonight when I pick up my friends in Tampa and I can’t wait! It’s safe to say that the anticipation of seeing my girlfriends is the thing I’m loving most this Friday, but here are a few other highlights… Things I’m Loving Friday … [Continue reading...]

Throw Together Black Bean Salad


As I was chatting about weekend plans with one of the women in my TRX class today, I realized that tomorrow is Friday and I get to see three of my best friends in the entire world tomorrow evening! (We’ve been best friends since elementary school.) Carrie, Michaela and Leah all arrive in Tampa late tomorrow night and after I pick them up at the … [Continue reading...]



This morning began with an unexpected little hiccup. Ryan’s car wouldn’t start, so I had to drop him off at work a little after 7 a.m. Since he works on the opposite side of town, I decided to pack up my computer and clothes for the day and stay on that side of town rather than come home to avoid lots of backtracking. I quickly assembled a … [Continue reading...]