Kick Off to the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing at the Rochford's, and I am so happy about it! To wrap up my November Breakfast Challenge, I enjoyed a delicious bowl of pumpkin and cranberry oats with egg whites for some protein and a dollop of peanut butter … [Read more...]

Final Auditions on TV TONIGHT!

All the way back in September, Ryan and and I auditioned to sing at the Indianapolis Circle of Lights holiday lighting ceremony. Shortly after those auditions, we found out that out of 150 groups that auditioned we made it to the top 8 for the … [Read more...]

Fresh Wave Review and {Giveaway Closed}

This giveaway closed November 25, 2013.  With Thanksgiving next week, that means the holiday season is officially in full swing! For me, the holidays mean spending time with friends and family, eating more decadent treats than usual, baking, … [Read more...]

I Made it to the Semi-Finals!

Yesterday started with a can of hairspray.... Remember a couple of weeks ago when Ryan (a friend from Brian's dental school class) and I auditioned to perform at the Circle of Lights Talent Search? We made it to the final round of … [Read more...]

Christmas Day 2012

Christmas morning, Brian and I woke up verrry early to make sure that we arrived at my parent's house just as my siblings and parents were waking up. My mom got us these mini Santa hats to wear on Christmas.  Aren't they hilarious!?The drive went … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve Recap: New and Old Traditions

This year was the second year that Brian and I have spent Christmas with both of our families.  We make sure to spend adequate amount of time with each of our families so that neither of our families (or us!) feels like we are missing out. A … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve Pump and Sugar Cookie Decorating

Merry Christmas Eve!! Today started with an early Body Pump class that was holiday themed!  I considered taking today off, but when the instructor said that this was a special class I couldn't pass it up.  We ended up doing a 30 minute session of … [Read more...]

Christmas Eve EVE

Merry Christmas eve EVE!! This weekend has been full of everything holiday as if my weekends before this weekend WEREN'T full of holiday... Breakfast this morning was a big batch of oats full of pumpkin, silk coconut milk nog, egg whites, some … [Read more...]

Indianapolis Holiday Weekend

Good Monday morning! I can't believe that today marks one week before Christmas Eve!  There is still so much to do, and the time is literally flying by.  Luckily, I was able to savor every last holiday moment  this weekend by being a tourist in my … [Read more...]

Mom’s Holiday Buckeye Recipe

And because it is the season, I have yet another holiday recipe to share with you all! Of all the cookies and treats that my mom makes each year, I would say that her buckeyes are one of my top two favorites.  That is saying a LOT.  These are the … [Read more...]