Meatless Monday Freekeh Salad with Soy Dressing

December 15, 2014

Something that I do pretty much every Saturday or Sunday is do as much prep work for the week as possible. I figure out what I will be making for dinners, make sure we have lots of healthy snacks ready go for the week and make a big grain salad for lunches. The more prep […]

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Fitness Friday: First Week of Crossfit

December 12, 2014

Scott and I each purchased a 2 month unlimited Groupon to Crossfit Workhouse. We are so excited! Scott tends to be more excited about working out when it involves an organized activity. He think it pushes him more and I tend to agree. We kicked off our two months of crossfit last Saturday and had […]

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Piehole Whiskey

December 11, 2014

My close friends know this little fact, I love scotch and whiskey. LOVE it. My favorite scotch is anything from the Islay region. Pretty much bring on the peat and smoke and I am a happy girl. But my tastes in whiskey are not that specific! If it’s good I will drink it.   There’s […]

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Wine Wednesday Wente Vineyards

December 10, 2014

There is nothing that I love more than when the wine fairy comes and delivers 6 bottles of wine. It’s really the FedEx guy and we play the game of who’s home to sign for this package. When I finally arranged to pick up my wine at the local FedEx Office I was beyond excited. […]

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Fitness Holiday Gifts

December 9, 2014

Do you have the fitness enthusiast friend or family member in your life? Struggling with what to get them? These are a few of my favorite things from the past year and they all make great gifts. I’ve got items from $20 up to $200+ (weights are really expensive!) that will make everyone happy.   […]

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Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

December 8, 2014

When we are invited over to someones home we usually bring the salad. It’s my little trick of knowing that there will be something healthy for everyone to eat and it’s an easy dish to prep. I can throw all the ingredients in a big bowl with a lid, mix up the dressing in a […]

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Fitness Friday Home Workouts and Phenoh 7.4

December 5, 2014

The week after a holiday always feels so long. 5 whole days and they seemed to drag on. Sigh. At least it’s finally Friday. And we have a low key weekend ahead of us, dinner with some friends, some crafting time and a brand new tile back splash being constructed today by Scott and our […]

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Instantly Framed

December 4, 2014

If you are anything like me you end up taking a ton of pictures on your phone and nothing ever happens with them. Having recently moved from an iPhone to a Galaxy I had to figure out what to do with all those pictures. After backing up my phone to my computer I had quite […]

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Wine Wednesday Beaujolais Nouveau 2014

December 3, 2014

Have you heard of beaujolais nouveau? It’s the first red wine released from that seasons harvest. A light, fresh red that is best served chilled. This is not the most amazing wine you will ever taste but it is fun to be drinking something to comemerate the year. And as a marketing manager in my […]

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Smoked Paprika Almonds

December 2, 2014

I love to read cookbooks. Sitting down with a glass of wine in front of the fire and slowly paging through and bookmarking the recipes I want to make is one of my favorite ways to relax. And as much as I love cookbooks it’s rare for me to mark more than a few recipes […]

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