Brunch at STREET in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

STREET in Portsmouth New Hampshire

Dave and I went to New Hampshire to look at our first potential wedding venue this past weekend and on our way back we stopped for brunch at STREET in Portsmouth. The inside reminded us a bit of one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Blue Apron Tilapia Veracruzana with Yellow Rice

Apron Tilapia Veracruzana

A few weeks ago I had been going out to eat a lot lately because I have been catching up with friends or going to events.  Because the food can often be more rich when I eat out, I had … Continue reading

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Barry’s Bootcamp Boston

Barrys Bootcamp

Barry’s Bootcamp opened up fairly recently in Boston.  I had seen a few deals pop up online but was hesitant to purchase until I felt confident in my core strength post-surgery.  After reading about my friend Margaret’s experience at Barry’s I knew I … Continue reading

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Just Add Cooking Giveaway Winner

Just Add Cooking Giveaway Winner

I’m excited to announce that the Just Add Cooking Giveaway winner is….. And that is….   Emma-I will email you with more details!  Congrats!

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again…I am a firm believer that almost anything will taste better with chocolate.  Banana bread is one of those baked goods that taste delicious but definitely tastes better with chocolate.  And apparently … Continue reading

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Spicy Soba Noodles with Shiitakes and Honey Sesame Chicken

Spicy Soba Noodles with Shiitake

Sometimes I get into a slump with making food for lunches.  I didn’t want this to happen this past week so last Sunday I made my crock pot honey sesame chicken and the Smitten Kitchen’s Spicy Soba Noodles with Shiitakes.  I … Continue reading

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Cafe Zing in Porter Square

Porter Bookstore Cafe Zing Cambridge

Sunday morning ritual for Dave and I is to get up early, get our food shopping done and then head to Porter Square Bookstore’s Cafe Zing. We each get a bagel with cream cheese.  Dave gets the sesame and I get … Continue reading

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My New Fitness Mindset

During my first session of YDPDI, I learned that up until the age of 35, you are still trying to figure out who you really are.  You are finding out what defines you, what you like, where you fit into … Continue reading

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My Fitness Timeline

Shake Weight

People call me Little Miss Runshine.  But I’m sure you have noticed that I haven’t really been running as much as I had when I started this blog. Actually-I haven’t really been talking a lot about fitness in general.  But that … Continue reading

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