Last week’s workouts + next week’s meal plan 12

I am so glad it’s Friday…how about you?? No particular reason – I had a good week! – but I’m just ready for quality time with my crew. Mike and I are hoping to sneak out for a date night, plus Vera and I have our last dance class. FINGERS CROSSED we all make it…

Last week’s workouts + next week’s meal plan 11

Hello and Happy Friday! Is it summer yet 🙂 Vera and I are sick again (hoarse voices and some stuffiness) and I’m totally. over. it. Anyway, check out my recap of the last week of workouts plus our meal plan for the coming week. Have a great weekend! Photo by Michał Grosicki on Unsplash Last…

This Pregnant Mom’s Guide to Heart Health (for her and the whole family!)

Thanks to the Cleveland American Heart Association for sponsoring this post! In exchange for this content, I received a complimentary ticket to the Cleveland Goes Red Luncheon on February 2.  Becoming parents has forced Mike and me to divide up the ever-growing list of Things To Do. For example, he handles the laundry for himself…

Weekend highlights: (mostly) snowed in

Hi! Ready for another week? I am, after a quiet, fun weekend. Here’s a recap…! Friday The Cleveland area was expecting some bad weather Friday afternoon – freezing rain, snow, the works – so both my and Mike’s workplaces closed early. By the time I got home shortly after 1 pm, Mike had just put…

Last week’s workouts… + next week’s meal plans 10

Oh, that’s right! I’m back in the meal planning game! I actually planned our menu for this past week as well – baked risotto with greens, carrots and peppers; chicken sausage and sweet potato fries; broccoli lemon pasta; and slow cooker black bean soup. Everything was delicious and it felt so good to be eating…

Pregnancy check-in: 21 weeks

Hello there! It’s been a few weeks since my 18-week pregnancy update, so it’s about time for another one, yes? Photo by insung yoon on Unsplash Mostly, I’ve been feeling good, but days of nausea pop up here and there. And, of course, I threw up on Saturday. Was that sickness or a preggo symptom?…

Weekend highlights: Mommy and Me dance class…and sicknesses

Good morning and Happy Monday! It’s a messy one out there today in Cleveland so I hope everyone is staying safe and warm. Our weekend was pretty low key thanks to Vera and I both coming down with sickness on Saturday afternoon. But backing up a bit… Friday afternoons with Vera are my favorite time…

Weekly workout recap – ringing in the new year

Hi there! Just wanted to share a quick overview of my workouts from the last week….most of which was still vacation (I went back to work on Wednesday). Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash I didn’t make any fitness-related resolutions for the new year. My goal is the same as always – stay consistent. Being…

The rest of Christmas vacation + back to it

Good morning! I wanted to pop in today to share some happenings from the rest of our Christmas vacation – first half here! On Friday, we took a family outing to the Cleveland Botanical Garden to check out Glow, the Christmas exhibit, as we well as the gardens in general. Mike gifted me a family pass to…