Family Birthday Dinners

My family spoils me. And not always with expensive or lavish things. They constantly spoil me with LOVE and GRATITUDE. I really have the best family πŸ™‚ Last night Patrick and I spent the evening out in the boonies with the family for my birthday! It's tradition that we have a home-cooked birthday dinner (birthday [...]

MIMM #6: Birthday Week! Scenes from The Weekend

BIRTHDAY WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!Β My birthday is this Friday, and I'm SO YIPPEE SKIPPEE its here already! Mostly because my wonderful boyfriend is taking me on a trip to NEW ORLEANS this week! We leave Wednesday...come back Saturday, and I cannot wait to see the historic streets of NOLA, with beignets and gumbo in my hands at all [...]

#PictureframeFriday 4 – GORGEOUS weather!

What a turnaround from last Friday's post... this weather has been incredible all week! I can't wait for the weekend, so many amazing events planned and great running weather!Β Ahem, what's most important, of course... Here's a few snapshots from the last day and a half (ish)... a few words per pic πŸ™‚ My lunch yesterday. [...]

Thinking Out Loud #5: Leg Day Workout and Chef’s Table

Good morning! Did everyone have a nice hump day? I have a few thoughts I'd like to share for today if you'd like to join in and read along! πŸ™‚ Hey Amanda, thanks for the link-up! 1. Last night we watched Chef's Table on Netflix for the first time, just the first episode.Β Have any of [...]

Wednesday Workout Recap #5

Yessssss, guys...I'm feeling SO much better today. Yesterday was so bleghh, and today is so woohoo!!! πŸ™‚ We made a delicious, simple and easy-on-my-stomach dinner last night: egg fried rice with veggies. MY FAVORITE. Early to bed, and early to rise... Β you know how the saying goes πŸ˜‰ We watched The Hunt for Red October... [...]

Listening to your Body

Last night, we met some friends at dinner at a really fabulous and fun new restaurant. I was SO excited to try all this new food, and I knew we would probably order a good amount, so I made sure I was "good and hungry" before we went out to eat. Going forward, I'm never [...]

MIMM #5: Good runs with great people!

Holy cats man - MONDAY again? I guess this is just how it has to be... Did you all have a nice weekend? We sure did here in Wisco! I had some pretty marvelous experiences to share with y'all πŸ™‚ Teaming up with Katie for MIMM! Friday after work, Patrick and I got to working [...]