{Weekend Recap} – Old Fashion Ice Cream Bars

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We had beautiful weather this weekend and we made sure to come out and play with the sun. Last week we went hiking and got wet in the morning rain, but this weekend, it felt like Spring season is on its way. The path along the hiking trails were filled with blooming flowers. What a […]

Life Lately & Roy’s Restaurant

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I recently started a new role at my job and it has kept me very busy. My new work has made my days go by really fast and sometimes I feel like my days are blurred together.  I have a renewed appreciation when everyone says TGIF!! I spend  my weekends hanging out with my family. […]

Valentine’s Week Recap

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Some of the treats found at Disney for the month of February are bright pink cupcakes… and  heart shaped cookies to celebrate Valentine’s Day. So many choices, so little time. But we had to make a decision, so Chris and I decided to enjoy a sundae to satisfy our sweet tooth 🙂 I got a […]

Our Engagement Story

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On this day of love, I wanted to share with you one of the most romantic days in my life, the day the husband and I got engaged!! ************************************************************ Chris surprises me often with sweet gestures and small gifts, so I wasn’t shocked when he made a date for a romantic dinner that overlooked the […]

Chocolate {Avocado} Cake

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Ever since I turned my calendar to the month of February, chocolate has been on my mind. Everywhere I go, there’s chocolate in my face. The stores are filled with chocolate displays for Valentine’s day even before January ended. Since I know I will be enjoying some decadent chocolate desserts this week, I wanted to […]

What I Ate – Craving Carbs

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It has been that kind of week where I am just craving carbs and can’t get enough of it. When I do eat a lot of carbs, I make sure that I eat healthier carbs by choosing whole wheat or whole grains when I can. For breakfast, I made pancakes using Kodiak Pancake mix. Eating […]

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Recap

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I set out all the things I needed for the race the night before. Fairy tutus. Check. I filled my hydration belt with water. Ipod fully charged.   My wake-up call the morning of the race was 4am. We had to be at the starting line and at our corral at 4:30am. I live close […]

Curry Roasted Cauliflower with Sweet Peas

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Most of the time, I am the one that cooks our meals. I enjoy looking thru cookbooks, magazines and especially blogs for recipe inspiration. I find it fun to plan ahead our meals for the week and I especially enjoy going grocery shopping. I just love to be around food, period. But the husband also […]