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  • Hiking with Baby

    I’m currently attempting to get Noe to nap following the Happy Sleeper method. I don’t think it’s working as of yet but a friend of mine sleep trained her little one with this book…

    August 10, 2015
  • running with a baby

    Postpartum Running

    Staying active throughout my pregnancy was incredibly important to me. I didn’t have any real expectations to run throughout my entire pregnancy but I ended up feeling well enough to right up until the…

    April 29, 2015
  • second trimester

    The Second Trimester

    Once we were out of the First Trimester, time moved a little quicker. It’s true what they say about the second trimester, it really was much easier overall. I slept better and my energy…

    November 24, 2014
  • Weekday Hiking

    I’m a total summer girl who is joyfully welcoming the warmer weather. I feel most energized and happy during these warmer months, taking full advantage of the extra light and the sun on my…

    June 4, 2014
  • Simple Waste Reducing Tricks

    Michael calls me a hippie. I think it’s because I make my own almond milk and save scraps of vegetables for stock and because I’m always bugging him about turning off lights and recycling…

    May 15, 2014
  • Baseball Lucky Charms

    Michael and I are lucky charms, specifically we’re baseball lucky charms. Let me explain. In August of 2012 we moved from here. In October of 2012 these guys won the World Series. [photo source]…

    October 31, 2013
  • Chocolate Mint Protein Shake

    Last week when we went out to visit Michael’s mom she gave me some fresh herbs from her garden. I am now fully stocked with tarragon, oregano, basil, thyme and mint. This isn’t any…

    October 15, 2013
  • Hiking Colorado: Chief Mountain

    After a rainy, cold Friday, this weekend was beautiful. Sunny, warm, blue skies, exactly what I was promised when we decided to move to Colorado. On Sunday, my new brother and sister-in-law, Andy and…

    September 30, 2013
  • The Science of Happiness

    I was on Facebook today and a couple of people on my feed posted this video. I hardly ever click through to videos. I don’t totally know why, maybe it’s a carry over from…

    September 27, 2013
  • Our Wedding

    Oh, hello there, I know, it’s been forever. I’ve missed my little piece of the internet and all of you as well. Things have been hectic; during the last three weeks we’ve driven from…

    September 15, 2013