workouts

Halfway through a short week + prenatal workouts

Well hello there! If you have a short workweek, how's it feeling for you: passing by in a flash or seeming more like 6 days than 4? Not only are we halfway through the weekend already but it's also JUNE, which is the month my baby was born, which means her first birthday is rapidly… Continue reading Halfway through a short week + prenatal workouts

workouts

Workout Videos I Turn to Again and Again

Although my favorite type of exercise is running, and I also love hitting the gym for swimming and strength workouts, it seems that just as often, I am booting up the computer for an at-home video workout. Most of my go-to videos are short and efficient workouts....because if I'm working out at home, I'm usually… Continue reading Workout Videos I Turn to Again and Again

Weekend Highlights

Weekend Highlights: The Unofficial Start of Summer

Hi there! Happy Tuesday. Hopefully you're feeling refreshed after a long weekend. I sure am - it felt like we fit a lot in over three days, but we also had some downtime mixed in, which was much needed. Here's a recap, sentence per picture style! After Vera went to bed on Friday night, I… Continue reading Weekend Highlights: The Unofficial Start of Summer

Recipes

Savory Sweet Potato Muffins {baby-friendly!}

These healthy, satisfying sweet potato muffins are made with paprika and black pepper for a savory snack that babies and adults will love. There's something important you need to know about me. I'm a snacker. Phew. It feels good to get that off my chest.  Seriously though, whether because of early wake ups, long runs… Continue reading Savory Sweet Potato Muffins {baby-friendly!}

Balance

3 tips for balancing healthy eating and convenience

And just like that, it's Wednesday. It's been a fairy typical couple of days over here. Our big news: Vera started taking a few independent steps over the weekend and has continued gaining confidence with our help on her shaky, chubby legs. I love watching her determined face as she really considers each step. Then,… Continue reading 3 tips for balancing healthy eating and convenience

LIfe

Monday happenings + a post about turning 30

Do you ever wish you could bottle up the odd amount energy you have at the moment to be able to drink it when you're dragging? I'm experiencing that right now. After a super hard HIIT workout on Sunday,  I had low expectations for my run yesterday morning....but I busted out 4 strong miles and… Continue reading Monday happenings + a post about turning 30

Weekend Highlights

Weekend highlights: Play dates

Welcome to another week. How's everyone feeling? I think we're finally (knock on wood) over the pink eye epidemic here, so that was obviously a major highlight from the weekend. And it was a good reason for lots of other reasons, too. Let's recap the weekend, highlights-style! Friday night:  We kept it pretty low key,… Continue reading Weekend highlights: Play dates