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How to Develop and Share Your Point of View

How to Develop and Share Your Point of View

A point of view seems like a simple thing, maybe even something that you’re assuming you “just have” and don’t necessarily need to work at developing. If this is you, good for you! However, for most of us, this is not the case. Recognizing when […]

How to Build an Exercise Circuit: A Non-Expert’s Guide

How to Build an Exercise Circuit: A Non-Expert’s Guide

A circuit (according to this non-expert) is a type of exercise consisting of several different body movements designed to work different muscle groups. You typically repeat the circuit several times and take breaks in between each circuit, or sometimes in between each exercise. Circuit training […]

I’ve Been a Mom for Three Months

I’ve Been a Mom for Three Months

It’s been just over three months since I became a mom, we became a family of three, and the world got brighter and sweeter. I have no idea where the time has gone and yet it feels like it’s gone slowly. Some days I can’t […]

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Refried Black Beans

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Refried Black Beans

On May 5th (Cinco de Mayo) I announced to my husband that I had a great idea for shrimp tacos and I was planning to make them tomorrow (on May 6th). He sweetly, but also with some confusion replied, “So you’re going to make tacos […]

How to Prepare Your Postpartum Wardrobe

How to Prepare Your Postpartum Wardrobe

Starting around 32 weeks pregnant, I would inssentently google “what to wear postpartum” or “what to wear after child birth” around 3am when I could no longer sleep and had to do something to pass the time. The confusion about what to wear and more […]

At Home: Five Things You Can Do In Five Minutes

At Home: Five Things You Can Do In Five Minutes

I relish feeling productive and knowing that I’ve made the most of my day. Nothing bothers me more than when the day has come to an end and nothing on my to-do list is crossed off. Of course there’s always balance between a to-do list […]

Classic Chicken Salad

Classic Chicken Salad

I don’t know how it is in your house, but in our house, chicken salad is beloved. It’s one of our favorite sandwiches, makes a great salad (because you know I love a good salad), and does a disappearing act in our fridge that’s almost […]

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

How I Prepared for Maternity Leave

“Interesting” is the word I’d use to describe how I felt about maternity leave. Several months without working? Interesting. People would cover my daily tasks and then I’ll just pick them right back up when I get back to work? Interesting. I’ll have weeks and […]

Quarantine Exercise: A Non-Expert’s Guide

Quarantine Exercise: A Non-Expert’s Guide

You should know that while I’m writing about exercise and what it means for me during this time of quarantine, I am in no way trying to be the best at exercise… nor am I pretending to be an expert of any sort related to […]

Fried Egg BLT

Fried Egg BLT

There are many takes on this classic and my version comes with an over-easy egg. I guess that makes it an “EBLT!” Whether you’re looking for a quick, easy, and impressive lunch or you’re just in the mood for bacon, this sandwich is for you […]