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What I Ate Wednesday: Lean on the Greens

It’s Wednesday, or better known as WIAW! If you’re new to this party venture to Jenn’s blog where she features hundreds of WIAW blogger posts! I read way too many WIAW posts every Wednesday but it serves as a source … Continue reading

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Trail Tuesday: Ten Great Trails to Hike, Bike, or Run in the Carolinas

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, I am always incorporating fun activities to help me stay in shape. Hiking is one of my favorite things to do outside of my structured workouts since it truly allows me to escape the … Continue reading

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Increasing Mileage = Increasing Expertise!

Happy Monday! I’m not typically so cheerful on a Monday, but I took the day off to get ready for my upcoming vacation (destination will be announced soon!). I’m rather ambitious today. Here’s what I’ve accomplished so far: Cooked up a … Continue reading

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Farm-to-Fork Friday: Almost Time to Plant my Microfarm!

Happy Friday! I hope everyone’s day is off to a great start. I have a little confession to make- I didn’t eat at a farm-to-fork restaurant this week! I also didn’t buy any local food this week so I didn’t … Continue reading

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What I Ate Wednesday

Happy Wednesday! Is this the first time you’ve read a What I Ate Wednesday post? If so, you’ll want to read my post here or venture straight to Jenn’s blog, Peas and Crayons, to learn all about it! Click on … Continue reading

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My Six Favorite Fitness Things Right Now

1. Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo 2. Inov-8 F-Lite 230 3. Kettlebells 4. Lululemon Run: Pace Setter Skirt 5. Suplove Challenger 8’10”  Stand Up Paddle Board 6. Lululemon Astro Wunder Under Crop  Kenra Platinum Dry Shampoo is perfect for days I just … Continue reading

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My Five Healthy Workday Habits

I am a young professional so it’s often a challenge live a healthy lifestyle throughout the week, but I feel like I am slowly mastering healthy workday habits. Here are five little healthy weekday habits of mine: Don’t hit the snooze button. … Continue reading

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Seven Novice Cold Weather Running Blunders

Venture to my “about” page and you’ll find out I run, but I’m not a runner. I don’t know when I will start referring to myself as a runner, but I just know I’m not quite there yet. Perhaps I’ll … Continue reading

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Princesses v. Pirates

If you’re on twitter, chances are you’ve come across the #princesshalf hashtag a few times over the last week or so. If you follow healthy living bloggers on twitter (like I do), you’ve seen this hashtag pop up dozens of … Continue reading

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Farm-to-Fork Friday in Charlotte: Poplar Ridge Farm Tour and Market Days

In honor of farm-to-fork Friday, here’s a fun event to go to tomorrow if you live in the Charlotte region. I wish I could go to this event,  but my hair appointment is a higher priority for me than checking … Continue reading

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