Norwegian Cruise Line Fitness Center

NCL Fitness Center TreadmillsTypically when we go on vacation, Dave and I will either run on treadmills in the small hotel fitness center or run outside to explore wherever we are visiting.  Exercising while on vacation not only allows us to feel less … Continue reading

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Norwegian Cruise Line State Rooms

NCL BedI have never been on a cruise before and didn’t know what to expect in terms of the rooms.  I pictured a really small college dorm room.  Fortunately, the room ended up being larger and nicer than I thought it … Continue reading

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Cruise Bound from Boston to Alaska

Norwegian Sun Cruise LineDave’s family was going on a family vacation to Alaska with the Norwegian Cruise Line.  And since I am practically married to Dave already, I was also going along! I really can’t believe how fast time has gone since Christmas time … Continue reading

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The Beehive Jazz Brunch in the South End

Beehive Brunch Bloody MaryBrunch is one of my favorite meals but I try not to go unless it’s a special occasion or to meet up with friends.  So a few months ago when college friend was in town from NYC, it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Takeya Cold-Brew Coffee Maker

Tayeka Cold Brew Coffee MakerA while back, my friend Kristina made The Pioneer Woman’s Perfect Iced Coffee.  She had a pretty good experience with this method of cold-brewing coffee so I decided it was my turn to give it a try. Cold-brewed coffee is a method of … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Tumbler

Stainless Steel TumblerUsing a reusable container is more sustainable because there is less paper being produced and manufacturing processes are reduced.  (Nature Conservancy-Use Reusable Coffee Mugs) I used to use one of the Starbucks cold cups.  The double-walled container worked to keep … Continue reading

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Spartan Up Book and Race Entry Giveaway

Spartan UpI have only done one obstacle race but it definitely was an experience.  I completed it with a bunch of coworkers and friends.  It allowed us to challenge ourselves physically while bonding as a team and just was a lot of … Continue reading

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Cocobeet Juice Cleanse Giveaway

Pure CocobeetMy last Cocobeet giveaway went really well so I was excited when I was given another opportunity to let my readers enjoy some of these fresh, delicious juices once again.  In fact, they are so delicious that Boston Magazine just named Cocobeet … Continue reading

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I quit my job to follow my passion.

I never really imagined quitting my job.  I love the people I work with and had big goals for both myself and the company.  I was going to become the sustainability leader, HVAC guru, energy modeling extraordinaire, and master of all. … Continue reading

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