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May Food and Fitness Goals

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This month I’m taking part in The May Challenge over at Dani’s blog, Thyme is Honey. I don’t usually sign up for many health or fitness challenges, but I liked that you got to set your own goals for this challenge. Participating in the challenge got me thinking of other goals I have for the month. It seems so much more manageable to set monthly mini goals rather than large goals at the beginning of the year that you forget … Read More

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Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies (4 Cookies)

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I mentioned on Instagram this past weekend that I had a great small-batch chocolate chip recipe for you. Since a lot of you mentioned you were excited about the recipe, I figured it’s best not to keep you waiting any longer than necessary. Over the years there have been many times when I want just a little something sweet. I don’t want to bake two dozen chocolate chip cookies because of the time and hassle and amount of ingredients required, … Read More

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea {Giveaway!}

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My mom (isn’t she pretty?) is one of my absolute favorite people on the planet. Actually, now that I think about it, three of my favorite people on earth are in that photo above: Joe, my mom and my dad. Since Mother’s Day is just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about gifts for both my mom and my mother-in-law. It’s not an easy task when you have two women who both claim they don’t need a single thing. Can … Read More

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When “Fat Talk” Creeps Back In

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A few years back I did a year-long series on banning “fat talk” from my vocabulary. I shared stories of women (including many of you!) who had struggled to overcome negative body image issues and are working to ban fat talk from their own vocabulary in an effort to be kind to their bodies and their minds. After finishing up my “No Fat Talk Tuesday” series, I felt accomplished and mostly free from my own form of fat talk and … Read More

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E&C Travels: Austin, Texas

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We returned from Austin, Texas on Tuesday and are still talking about what an amazing time we had. I had been to Austin once previously on a work trip a few years ago, but this was the first trip for Joe and the first time I got to experience Austin on vacation terms. The food, the weather, the clothes, the general feel of the place, I loved it all! Thanks to a few good friends (I’m looking at you, Dessert … Read More