After Her


I have always told Ryan that one of my favorite parts of the day occurs the moment we crawl into bed together at night. We will chat and read and I love unwinding and relaxing at the end of a long day. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved reading at night. I love getting lost in a story and reading until my eyes feel heavy and I can turn … [Continue reading...]

Asian Crunch Salad


On Sunday morning after church, Ryan and I went out to breakfast at a local diner. I left full from the fabulous fluffy pancakes I ordered, but since pancakes never seem to fill me up for long, I found myself feeling hungry within two hours of our late morning breakfast date.  Ryan and I swung by the grocery store on our way home from the … [Continue reading...]

Shoulder Shredder Workout


Good morning! It’s a dreary day in Ocala so far and if the forecast is any indication, the rain isn’t going to dissipate anytime soon. I think that means I should crawl back into bed, snuggle under the covers and spend a few hours with my latest library book. (I’m still making my way through After Her.) But I guess that work thing is kind of … [Continue reading...]

A Little Whitney to Fuel Your Workout


I slept horribly last night but somehow when the alarm went off at 5 a.m., I didn’t feel exhausted. I’m waiting for some fabulous afternoon lethargy to hit me like a truck, but maybe I’ll get lucky and will coast through the day without a crash. Here’s hoping! Workout My morning workout began with 20 minutes on the elliptical before I headed … [Continue reading...]

Taste of Ocala 2014


The 26th annual Taste of Ocala was a delicious and highly filling extravaganza! The event takes place every spring and raises money for student scholarships for the College of Central Florida. It’s always a blast! I spent all day on Friday and Saturday helping with event set up (I’ve been on the planning committee for the past three years) and it … [Continue reading...]

Things I’m Loving Friday XXVII


Hooray for Friday! I am spending all day today and tomorrow helping with set up for the Taste of Ocala event on Saturday night which should be a blast! It’s an event I’ve helped plan every year since we move here and I’m thrilled to see everything come to fruition tomorrow evening. (My stomach is also quite excited!) While I’m sure the Taste of … [Continue reading...]