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April 2014

Whole30, shall we?

Isaac and I are looking to reset our systems a bit. Nothing is terribly out of whack, but it has been our habit to detox periodically. We have both noticed that limiting our diet (no sugar, no grains, no dairy) for…

TV, Booze and Rewards

Do you ever feel like you’re entitled to some sort of prize? I mean in the daily grind, where no prizes are awarded, sometimes I feel the most deserving. I am potty training my daughter, who just turned three last…

Run My Own Race

Today over 36,000 people ran in the Boston Marathon. I happen to know one of them – I am so proud of my very fast and lovingly fierce friend (and finisher), Meleah Shank. As I sit here drinking tea…

Cold Peanut Noodles with Chicken

I know what you’re thinking, “you had me at cold peanut noodle”. This dish has big flavor, but doesn’t require ingredients beyond what you (likely) have in your kitchen. It’s protein packed, full of veggies and is almost better the…

Jealousy, It’s a Bitch

When we were first married, Isaac had a surfboard with a stencil of Audrey Hepburn’s face on it. I called it, “The Bitch”. In Isaac’s defense, Audrey’s face was on that board before we were married or even dating, which…

Nike Training Club Get Toned Program Recap

Remember a few weeks back when I started the Nike Training Club Get Toned Program? Well, today I finished the final workout of the program. If you’re unfamiliar with the Nike Training Club app, you can read up on it here,…

5 Favorite Snack Bars

As a rule, I never leave home without some sort of a snack in tow. You just never know where you may end up and for how long. Since I turn into an irrational, volatile, useless person when hungry…

Vitamix vs. Whirlpool

Our dishwasher stopped working (and I started pulling my hair out) last July. This is the second dishwasher fail in 7 years. With the help of Google and Whirlpool Customer Service I did some troubleshooting. I even turned off…

Assorted Goods to Lighten the Mood

Ok, let’s lighten things up a bit up in here. If you’re not sure what I mean, read the previous post. But, before we move on, I must thank so many of you (you know who you are) for…