Happy 4th of July!

Hello and happy 4th of July for those of you that are American! Matt and I went downtown for the fireworks last year, so this year we’re going to stay in Virginia and hit up a friend’s place — they have a great roof deck with views of fireworks from all over! Even though I […]

How to Cook Frozen Brussels Sprouts (+ Recipe Ideas!)

If you’ve ever wondered how to cook frozen brussels sprouts (or the best way to do it): I’ve got you covered! Brussels sprouts are a great veggie side dish. They can be served on their own, with other roasted veggies, or in a warm brussels sprouts salad. I even wrote an entire post on how […]

Yoga Love + A Sunny Run

Hi friends! You know what I’ve been loving lately even more than usual? Yoga! After not getting my ohm on nearly enough this summer/fall due to all my travels, I’ve been hitting the mat hard lately and man does it feel good to get back into it. On Thursday night, I introduced my friend Chelsea […]

32 Hours in NYC

On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of spending the day in NYC with Brooks and my fellow Run Happy blogger ambassadors. How does your day start when traveling with a running brand? With a run, of course. 🙂 A big group of Brooks staff, a couple ladies from their PR team, and the bloggers and […]

A Day and a Half in Geneva, Switzerland

Welcome to the final round of my European trip adventures: Switzerland! If you missed the Paris installments, check those out first: Paris Sightseeing and Food Recommendations, Running Boot Camp Through Paris, Giverny & Loire Valley, and Paris Running Tour. When planning my trip to Europe a few months ago, my German friend Melli and I […]

How to Eat Intuitively | A Guide to Mindful Eating

As you guys know, I work with my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients using an approach called Intuitive Eating. Intuitive Eating is an approach that brings you back to what you used to do when you were a kid, before dieting got involved: eat when you are hungry, stop when you are full. It’s an approach […]

Hello from Italy!

Good morning from Vicenza, Italy!!! Now that my brother has returned from deployment, this is his actual assignment, so he lives here right now! I decided it would be fun to come back with him for a few days before heading home on Saturday 🙂 Check out the fun view of all the rooftops from […]

Girl’s Weekend in Cape May: Part 1

Hi guys! I’m back from my girl’s weekend away! It was such a treat to have some adult time with two of my favorites – it had been ages since the three of us got together. I was in Cape May, NJ with two of my best friends from college, Turner (nickname) and Kris. Despite the […]

Kicking off Friday on the Right Foot

Good morning! I’m feeling good this morning – it’s Friday, it’s not –10 degrees (mid 30’s = heat wave), and I dragged myself out of bed this morning for a run and was rewarded with this view. As always, SO worth it, both for the view and of course for how great getting in a […]

Ready for 13.1

Hello friends! I just returned from the Rock n Roll USA race expo – I’m all set and ready to rock 13.1 tomorrow! As I mentioned before, Brooks hooked me up with a free bib for this race as part of my Run Happy Ambassadorship because they’re one of the main race sponsors! A big […]