Clean Eating Wednesday

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The past couple of weeks have been filled with excuses of why I just have to "splurge". (New York, D.C., SweetLife Festival, etc.) but I'm trying to get back into less processed food, and more veggies. It sounds simple, but it's not always easy to … [Continue reading]

New Snack & May Goals

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There are a few things I love about starting a new month, and one of them is that my mint.com account resets itself. I love having a fresh new budget to break work with. I've said it before, but it's true: I spend too much money on … [Continue reading]

Current Obsessions

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This weekend flew by faster than most, since Saturday was spent at the SweetLife festival, in Maryland. My friend Kate and I drove up Saturday morning, and spent the day rocking out to some fantastic bands. The festival was awesome, (even though DSLR … [Continue reading]

Black Bean Quesadillas

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Lately, it's felt like my routine is more off than on, so I've been trying to keep things in check. It's really difficult to stick with healthy habits when your days are packed with non-optional activities. When I got back from D.C. on Wednesday, … [Continue reading]

What I Ate [in D.C.] Wednesday

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Last week was Manhattan, this week, it's D.C.! I'm up in Northern Virginia for a couple of days for work, so it's nothing major, but it does throw my food routine off a little bit. I've learned to be flexible! Morning I started the day off with … [Continue reading]

A Blog-spotting Weekend

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My camera actually made the rounds with me this weekend, which means I actually have documentation from all the events! It's crazy how much the blog-world was integrated into my weekend! Friday Night We had a Kentucky Derby themed birthday party for … [Continue reading]

My New Motto

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I hear this phrase all the time from one of my managers at work, and I've started loving it: Work smarter, not harder. I love this, because it's all about being more efficient. I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels like life is jam-packed with … [Continue reading]

What I Ate [in Manhattan] Wednesday

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I'm in New York for a few days, for a work conference, so I'm snapping pics like a mad-woman. I'm sure I just look like a camera crazed tourist, but that's ok. I could have made this one of those "how to eat healthy when your traveling posts" but I'm … [Continue reading]

Impractical Kitchen Appliances

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Happy Monday, friends! This weekend flew by. Friday night, I laid low thanks to allergies, but Saturday night, Eric and I attended a charity benefit for Equality Virginia, and not only was it really inspiring, it was a ton of fun. (However, the … [Continue reading]

What’s in the bag…

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Hi, I'm a vegetarian, and I get plenty of protein. I'm not going to go off on a rant about how I'm asked this question almost every day of my life. The fact is, I get plenty of protein. Most of the time, it's from things like beans, whole grains, or … [Continue reading]