travel | hiking caesar head + lifestraw giveaway

eddie and i recently went on another hike up in cleveland, sc. we left home around 6am and got to the mountain about 11ish (thank you tandem crepes for being a delicious stopping point for breakfast! you’ll hear all about them!). it was a cold day – but gorgeous. the sun never stopped shining an […]

February 29, 2016

COLLABORATIONS / REVIEWS, LIVING WELL, TRAVEL

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journey | the struggle of the gain

it’s 10:12pm on a thursday night as i start this post. i’m not sure if i’ll keep it in the draft folder forever – or share it with the masses. but this is one of those moments i just have to get my thoughts out. i stepped on the scale tonight and saw a number […]

February 17, 2016

LIVING WELL

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fitness | death at the barre

can i just admit something upfront? i didn’t know what i was getting myself into with this dang barre class. i thought “i mean, i’ve heard it’s really hard, i’m sure it will be, but it won’t be like death or anything.” im an idiot. a complete and ridiculous idiot. let me just throw a […]

December 29, 2015

LIVING WELL

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fitness | TRX workout

hi friends, it’s that time again. time to talk about fitness and share one of my most favorite pieces of equipment ever. the TRX. i first started using the TRX when i was working with a trainer back in 2013, it was hard – but really fun. i mean, swinging around back and forth, working on […]

September 23, 2015

LIVING WELL

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fitness | valleau apparel

let’s talk about workout apparel shall we? items that are not only cute, fit within the budget, but can also be worn when not working out. truth be told i was hunting for a bra that would work with certain dresses and tops that showed a little more back than i’m used to…and everything i […]

May 19, 2015

LIVING WELL, Uncategorized

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journey | weight loss progress

it’s been a while since i’ve done an weight-loss outfit post. and since it’s #TransformationTuesday i figured why not?! you can see the same outfits (minus a few) from may 2014. i accidentally got rid the black dress with the buttons (whoops), as well as the pink shorts with the blue stripped shirt…apparently i forgot […]

April 21, 2015

LIVING WELL

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recipe | sausage + veggie goodness

one thing i’ve learned while on this weight loss journey – you’ve got to eat right. you can put in hours in the gym, lift as many weights as you want, and run miles on miles but if your diet consists of you over-eating or even just eating plan ol’ garbage you’re not going to […]

February 26, 2015

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journey | weight plateau

plateau. i hate that word. bleh. no change, lacking motivation, hitting a slump. who wants to hear THAT?! not me. yet i am. as i mentioned a few months ago, i’ve been maintaining my current weight. which is all fine and well because i need to learn how to maintain. i also realize that we’re […]

December 11, 2014

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journey | weight loss

back in may I shared some progress on my weight loss journey. and since may…I’ve been maintaining. and I’m frustrated by it. really I am. I know I shouldn’t be, because honestly maintaining is something I need to learn. maintaining is a good thing – a healthy thing. but I still have 20lbs to go […]

August 12, 2014

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journey | weight loss progress

ah – weight loss. this is something that makes me cringe and get excited in the same breathe. also – weight is a touchy subject for 99% of women (and men). i am not going to lie – posting this is really scary for me. no one wants to be suuuper vulnerable with the world […]

May 20, 2014

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