brussel sprout salad

Take your taste buds to flavortown with this deliciously easy brussel sprout salad with hot honey vinaigrette. (Can you tell I love Guy Fieri? AKA the MAYOR of FLAVORTOWN?) Today is Thursday. Which means it’s 1 day from Friday. and on Friday I’m going (back) to Charlotte, NC for a long weekend. My sister MeganRead more

weekly workouts: jan

hello! happy monday! i’m bringin’ my ~weekly workouts back – for good! one of my goals for 2019 is to get back to the gym or to workout on a more regular basis. i used to love working out until i didn’t. but as i’ve gotten older, i fully get the importance of working out.Read more

southwest florida guide

i’m back from my winter vacation and the post-florida blues are starting to settle in. luckily for me, i’m going back again in march *throws confetti* 🎉 i like to consider myself somewhat of an expert on southwest florida; i’ve been going there once a year for practically my whole life. i’m so thankful thatRead more

happy new year! + 2019 goals

happy new year, friends and fam! i’ve been gone quite a while but i’m back and starting the year off feeling refreshed and full of new energy! and that’s mostly because i’m on vacation in florida and i’ve gotten more sunshine in the last 24 hours than i’ve gotten in the last 2.5 months. itRead more

Peppermint Mocha Chip Cookies

Ho, ho, ho, and happy holidays! Make these delicious Peppermint Mocha Chip Cookies this holiday season + have yummy peppermint mocha all season long! I remember my very first coffee. Unlike many of my friends and peers, I never drank coffee throughout my teens. Not even the super popular frappuccino drinks from Starbucks. I wasRead more

Cranberry White Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Well, it has certainly been a while since I’ve been on here. Like, far too long and I solemnly swear I will never go that long again. I know I have fans here (hi!) so I’m sorry you’ve all missed me SO MUCH. 😉 Anyway, I’m BACK today with a delicious recipe for Cranberry WhiteRead more

Weekly Workouts #4

Phew. What a week it has been! Both last week and this week are off to a busy start: I’ve worked all weekend, work tonight, and have clinical tomorrow (Tuesday). So when all is said and done, I’ll have “worked” 32 hours this week plus my normal classwork and nannying. Luckily, my classwork isn’t tooRead more

Cold Weather Running Tips

I have been running on and off for 8 years now and I have found that I love to run in the winter! There is something so special and cool about running under snow-covered trees and being able to see my breath. It also doesn’t hurt that I don’t come home a sweaty mess –Read more