Roasted Red Pepper and Ricotta Chicken with Cauliflower Puree

September 29, 2014

Now that summer is over and our schedules are a bit more manageable I will be spending a lot more time in the kitchen. Instead of simply grilling some sort of meat and vegetables I am actually making a list each week and doing more food prep. It feels good to be back in the […]

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Fitness Friday: Random Fitness Thoughts and Active Nation Day

September 26, 2014

This is one of those what’s on my mind posts. Warning, it’s going to be random! It was a pretty light fitness week. With sinus issues going on there was quite few days of rest,  I can’t do hot yoga until next week, and I was reminded why I don’t workout at night.   Workouts […]

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Ame & Lulu Bags

September 25, 2014

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Ame & Lulu. I received product samples to facilitate my review.   Just call me a bag lady. You should see my car: yoga mat bag, gym bag, work bag, lunch bag, and a few more occasionally. When I was given the […]

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Wine Wednesday Trader Joe’s Reds Under $10

September 24, 2014

Another post about my favorite Trader Joe’s Red Wines under $10. They have so many great options and I make it a goal every time I shop there to try at least one new wine. The three that I picked last time:   Benefactor Cellars 2013 South Eastern Australia Cabernet Sauvignon A lovely bright red […]

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Crockpot Pulled Pork and Giveaway

September 18, 2014

Another confession… I used to hate BBQ. I mean really hate it. The smell of bbq sauce or any sort of pulled meat made me turn my nose up. A few years ago I figured I should try it again (since your taste buds change over time) and guess what? I loved it. I still […]

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Wine Wednesday Josh Cellars

September 17, 2014

Happy Wine Wednesday! After a very cool past week it’s going to be 70+ degrees today. Yeah! One more night of white wine. When you name a wine after your dad I feel like your winery is going to have a great story. Joseph Clark winery in California produces great wines at very reasonable prices. […]

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Travel Tuesday Giveaway

September 16, 2014

Scott and I are heading out of town this weekend courtesy of  Visit Omaha, the Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau in Omaha, Nebraska. It’s restaurant week and they are trying to get the word out about how great Omaha is to visit. Since I’ve only ever been there for work I wanted the chance to […]

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Travel Tuesday Omaha

September 16, 2014

When you think about Omaha, most people have never been or think it’s just flyover country. I had been for work a few times but never really had time to check out Omaha. When Visit Omaha contacted me about coming for a weekend I was really excited. It just so happened to be Omaha Restaurant Week […]

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Tracking Sleep with Jawbone UP24

September 15, 2014

Today, I’m partnering with Jawbone to talk about sleep. I’ve written about my issues with sleep on the blog a few times. I’ve never been a great sleeper (you can even ask my Mom that) and I am constantly waking up each night and never feel like I am getting deep sleep or enough sleep. While […]

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Fitness Friday Manitoba Harvest Hemp Protein +

September 12, 2014

We are on our way to Omaha for a fun weekend away! Much needed and I am looking forward to exploring a city as a tourist instead of just being there for work. Since we got up at 4:30 this morning (that is way to early!) I didn’t get a workout. But I did make […]

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