"New year new me." That's the common mantra every January 1st. We set these lofty resolutions (often without planning how we will make them a reality or how we will stick to them) and try to fix our entire life a the start of the year. I'm guilty of it as well. Remember when I … Continue reading Failing in 2016 and looking forward in 2017
Yesterday I saw 3 shooting stars and 3 deer during my run. Today I shat on the side of the road like a deer. Life is funny that way.
Lately I've been setting intentions at the beginning of the month. These are small little goals that I hope make me a slightly better version of myself. Last month for instance it was to 1) feed myself well even if it's only me. I tend to not want to cook as much if it's just … Continue reading Eating for 2 the Paleo(ish) way and October Intentions
The world outside my window is pitch black as my sports watch buzzes on my wrist a silent but effective and gentle alarm. It's 4am and although groggy, I stumble out of my warm bed that still holds my husband and large comforting pregnancy pillow. I grab my phone and quietly make my way to … Continue reading How I became a morning person, 4am workouts, and tips to rise before the sun
Warning: this is filled with "1st world problems" 😂 I have a lot of kitchen gadgets. A well stocked kitchen is an odd thing I pride myself in. If someone, anyone, wanted to come cook in my kitchen- I like to believe they would have any tool they needed to make a great meal, to … Continue reading 2 years. Over 1000 smoothies and shakes and a Creamy Protein Banana Icecream recipe
Farmhouse living has been kind to us. We started a garden, our orchard is growing delicious fruits, and our chickens will start laying delicious eggs soon. Lots of bounty abound! We even have our own bounty growing! I am excited to announce that Baby Kola is going to be a big sister. 🙂 We are … Continue reading Ready or not: pregnancy round 2
Y'all... you know how you make a declaration to do something in the spur of the moment and then realize that maybe you didn't really think everything through? Examples include, but are not limited to: "I'm going to learn to juggle" or "I'm going to garden" or "I'm going to drink less wine" or my favorite, "I'm … Continue reading 2,016 miles in 2016 and Matcha Chia Pudding
A few months ago, my brother in law inspired me to try the paleo lifestyle with him. I decided to give it a try because I figured I didn't have anything to lose besides weight. On my frame, a few extra pounds is pretty noticeable. Besides for the change in how clothes fit, I notice it … Continue reading Why Paleo and what a week of Paleo eating looks like
gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly 4, 3, 2, 1 custard.
I've thought about coming back to my little corner of the internet for months. My mother finally convinced me to because she missed reading about my life. Even though we talk. Every. Single. Day. Over the course of a year, a LOT has happened. So much as a matter of fact that I'm just going … Continue reading duo becomes a fantastic trio