Calling All Original Italian Recipes!

Tuttorosso Tomato Apron

When I arrived home from my weekend of being away, I had a couple of packages waiting for me.  Now, you all know how I feel about readers:  to me, packages are like getting presents in … [Continue reading]

Save the Dates

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It is official! Brian and I finally mailed the save the dates for our wedding last Friday, and people are already telling us that they have received them! Sending the save the dates really … [Continue reading]

Family Filled Weekend

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Saturday, Mom and I had  a great time spending the entire day together.  We were able to check some major items off of the wedding to-do list, which felt great!  One of our errands had us running to … [Continue reading]

A Focused but Uneventful Night

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Last night when it came time for dinner, I was hungry but I wasn't really craving anything.  My parent's were going out to eat so they weren't preparing anything and I was left to fend for myself … [Continue reading]

Cardamom Takes it Up a Level

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Today's breakfast looked very similar to yesterday's breakfast. Both oat bowls included: 1/3 cup oats 1 cup water 2 egg whites half of a frozen banana 1 Tbsp of peanut butter a splash … [Continue reading]

A Breakfast Favorite: Overnight Oats

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Good morning! Today is a mid-week rest day from the gym.  I needed to sleep in, as I didn't get to bed until 11pm last night, which is very late for me.  Yesterday, I didn't arrive home until … [Continue reading]

Mantras to Get You Moving

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Last night, dinner came together in a flash.  Good thing, because I was a pretty hungry girl by the time I walked in the door. I made an old standby that is  one of my favorite meals simply because … [Continue reading]

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

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Saturday was a pretty fun day.  After teaching Body Pump, I quickly showered up, ate a little lunch then headed out to Mememe Manicures to have  a little girl's day with Brian's mom and aunt. We … [Continue reading]

Climb Time Indy Indoor Rock Climbing

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When I woke up this morning, I was really in the mood for a veggie egg scramble, but when I opened up the fridge I remembered that Brian and I finished off the eggs yesterday. Plan oatmeal. … [Continue reading]

January Date Night

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This year, I got creative with Brian's big Christmas gift.  One thing that I struggle with, and have always struggled with is balancing the time I spend "working" and the time I spend just relaxing. … [Continue reading]