An Active Weekend

Good morning, friends! It’s Monday again already, but I can’t complain – this weekend was a blast. Lots of activity, friend time, Matt time, family time, and sunshine. 🙂 Matt and I kept things nice and low key on Friday night; we took a post-work walk to enjoy the beautiful evening and then parked ourselves […]

Weekend Fun with the Fam

Hello friends! First things first — looking for some recipes for 4th of July this week? Check out my post from last year: Healthy 4th of July BBQ Recipes. These strawberries are my favorite. 🙂 Anyway! I had a wonderful weekend and I hope you all did, too! My brother was here in town visiting […]

Why You Should Throw Away Your Scale

Many of my AnneTheRD clients are surprised to find that I don’t own a scale. The last time I had consistent access to a scale was 10 years ago, when I was living at home briefly after college. I’ve told this to a number of my nutrition counseling clients lately who I’ve been encouraging to […]

For Everyone Who Says They Can’t.

Hello, friends! It’s time for a little inspiration on this rainy Wednesday. As part of my Brooks Run Happy Ambassadorship this year, I was given the opportunity to interview one of their Brooks I.D. members. “I.D.”, in this case, stands for “Inspire Daily.” The group is made up of over 2,000 members who are active […]

Farewell, Chapel Hill

Two years ago, when I first shared here on the blog that I had decided to attend UNC-Chapel Hill for grad school, I received an explosion of comments with people telling me how awesome Chapel Hill is and how much I would love it. At the time, I was wondering how awesome Chapel Hill could […]

Duck, NC July 4 Week Trip Recap

Hi everyone! Matt, the kids and I spent last week in the Outer Banks (specifically Duck) for our annual beach trip with Matt’s family. Here’s a recap featuring the meals and some of our adventures.  We’ve been going to Duck for a week in July for a decade now! Those of you with kids know […]

Brooks Stocking Stuffer Giveaway!

The weather here has been so weird lately – one day it’s balmy, the next it’s frigid. What the heck, mother nature? Last Thursday morning was one of those frigid days. Thankfully, I had some cozy accessories (which you’ll have a chance to win at the end of this post!) from my friends at Brooks […]

This Week’s Eats & Exercise

Hello and happy Friday! It’s been a busy week over here getting caught up with AnnetheRD clients and emails after my big Eurotrip, but I’ve been enjoying being home and getting back into the swing of things. On the food front, we’ve had some good eats this week! On Sunday night, Matt made us tacos […]

Day in the Life: 8 Month Baby Edition

Hi friends! I thought it would be fun to mix it up and do a day in the life post today. It will be nice to have this post to look back on later so I remember what a day was like when Riese was 8 months old! So, here’s what Riese and I were […]

A Muddy 12 Miler

Good morning! First things first — please don’t forget to vote for me! The contest ends tomorrow (Tuesday) at noon and I am SO grateful for the support you have shown me 🙂 Thank you! … In other news — I can’t believe it but… I ran 12 miles yesterday morning!! And… it went great! […]