August 13th, 2014

3 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse + WIAW

Happy Wednesday! I’m finally sharing a What I ate Wednesday post again, along with an old favorite recipe I rediscovered.

I’ve been craving chocolate lately. And creamy desserts. And healthy fat.

In the fall I was making this chocolate mousse and I had completely forgotten about it!

It’s so easy and really delicious. I managed [...]

August 11th, 2014

Marvelous weekend

I have so much to be thankful for these days. And that’s not to say that these days are without their challenges and exhaustion, but I’m making a point to focus on the good.

Marvelous is…


Seriously. First mine were here for a week, feeding us and cleaning the house and driving L back [...]

August 10th, 2014

Meal planning link up

The days are all running together for me… how is it Sunday again already?

Not much has changed since last week. I’m still aiming for a short walk each day, but only a mile or two. And if I miss it, that’s fine. Maybe this next week I’ll start to feel like going further or [...]

August 8th, 2014

Life with a 10 day old (Baby and Mama)

Well, we made it to the ten day mark and I thought I should check in with a little update. I’m always curious how moms are doing in those early weeks… the newborn stage is tough. Well, tough for me. Some women love it! But I find it much easier to have an older child [...]

August 6th, 2014

3 Strength Moves to Improve Your Running Form

A huge thank you to my sweet friend Lindsay for sharing here today! She and her pro triathlete husband have some great advice for improving your running form, which can decrease injuries and make you a faster, stronger runner.

Hi there friends. My name is Lindsay Cotter and I blog over at Cotter Crunch [...]

August 4th, 2014

The Birth Story

This is probably going to be lengthy, so settle in if you want all the details. If not, I’ll be back into more “normal” blogging soon. I’m also linking up with Katie today.

My due date was Friday, August 1st. On Monday, July 28th I went for a slow four mile jog to see if [...]

August 3rd, 2014

Post baby workouts and meal plan

I was just reading last week’s post where I was still waiting for baby. It’s crazy that little J is here and already 6 days old!

Most of the week went really smoothly, although we hit a little rough patch the last two days with lots of evening fussiness. I’m going to try eliminating dairy [...]

August 1st, 2014

Things I'd Forgotten About the Newborn Stage

Thanks for your sweet comments and congratulations! We’re in awe of our sweet girl.

It’s been four years since we did the newborn thing and I was a little nervous about entering the sleep deprived state again. But I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how enjoyable the first four days have been.

I’m only sleeping a [...]

July 30th, 2014

She's here!

Our sweet Julia arrived on Monday, July 28th at 6:25pm!

Everything went smoothly! We came home this morning and are settling in as a family of four. More details soon!


July 28th, 2014

Trying to make a change? Why Knowledge isn't enough

Good morning! (And nope- no baby yet.)

Instead, I’m sharing a post I wrote for my monthly newsletter. I don’t usually share those articles here, but I received a lot of emails and feedback and thought some of you may benefit from this discussion as well.

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