Out of the box (+ a Cravings giveaway)

Blue apron 10

This post is sponsored by Blue Apron. The first 50 to order using this link will get $50 off their first two weeks using Blue Apron! BACK IN THE KITCHEN, and it feels so.good.   We are slowly starting to get back into the routine of life around here. Living in a hotel for a bit, and spending days packing/unpacking ...

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Sun, rain, and ritas

Cacti

Hello hello! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? I hope you had a great one. It was an enjoyable one over here, especially since it was our first weekend in a house and completely unpacked. Let the “real life” and some semblance of a routine begin. The weekend included giant margaritas, a family dinner party, Father’s Day celebrating, and a ...

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See ya (for now), Valdosta

Dining room 3

Hi friends! Happy Wednesday! Thank you again so much for all of the wonderful blogiversary wishes and for entering yesterday’s giveaway. We have so many awesome giveaways on the way, and I’ll have the next one up in the morning! We’re still unearthing our lives from a mountain of boxes, so I’m hoping to get back in the swing of ...

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Dinner party tips

Cheese board 9

Hi friends! How are you? I hope you’re having a wonderful week. Sorry for disappearing on ya yesterday. So much of Monday was spent getting things together for our little shindig that I didn’t have time to blog. Since the girls are out of school for the summer, I’m still trying to navigate my summer work schedule. They’re signed up ...

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Classic at-home barre workout

Classic barre workout

You can do this classic barre workout at home, or anywhere! All you need is a pair of light dumbbells and sturdy piece of furniture to hold onto for balance.  Hey hey friends! How’s the week treating ya? I hope you’re having a great one. The girls and I are having a blast now that they’re officially out of school. ...

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How Anyone Can Master the Pull-up

How Anyone Can Master the Pull-up

The pull-up might be the best indicator of upper body strength. Your arms and back have to do an enormous amount of work to lift your entire body, which is why being able to perform many reps is an effective way to improve not just the obvious muscles — your back, arms and forearms — but can also help you ...

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Total body workout with 1 dumbbell

One dumbbell workout

This is a workout you can do with a single dumbbell! It’s perfect for those times when you can only find one dumbbell, but still want to get a great sweat.  Hi friends! How are ya? Liv graduates from kindergarten today, so I’ll probably be a weepy emotional mess. They say it happens fast. They don’t lie. After her ceremony, ...

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Chocolate protein bars (with sweet potato)

Chocolate protein bars (with sweet potato)

These chocolate protein bars are gluten-free, grain-free, can easily be made vegan, and make an awesome balanced macro snack. You can make these as part of meal prep, or enjoy them as a healthy treat that tastes like dessert. Hi friends! How’s the morning treating ya? Thank you for all the well wishes for the doc yesterday. I had a ...

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recitals, royals, and roll bowls

recitals, royals, and roll bowls

Hey hey! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? Hope you had a great one! Ours was a whirlwind of tutus and hair changes because it was Livi’s dance recital!  She’s been dancing since she was 3, but it was the first time that she’s been old enough and we’ve lived in the same place for long enough for her actually ...

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