And It’s Time to Slow Down {July Goals + June Goals Recap}

I remarked to Matt that if I were still pregnant, July would have seemed excruciatingly slow in coming, but as it stands, with a two-week-old baby in the house and with evidence everywhere of the upheaval of life as we knew it before, we hit the 1st of the month without a single new monthly …

One Year in Our New House (+ 8 Things I’ve Learned as a New Homeowner)

As of last Sunday, we have been living in our new house for a whole year. While on the one hand that seems so crazy, we have felt so welcomed here and so much like this is where we’re supposed to be that it doesn’t seem really that surprising at all. (I do wonder, though, …

Taking Advantage of “The Golden Trimester” {March Goals}

Once upon a time, I posted my monthly goals up on the blog regularly. Sometimes they were focused around just one “theme” for the month (like “Finances” or “Fitness”), and sometimes they were motivated by trying to regularly get items checked off my bucket list. Nowadays, my monthly to-do lists are a combination of big …

Health(ier) Habits, Vol. III

  It’s hard to believe that almost two weeks have passed since my last installment of this series, but since I have a decent amount to report, I guess it makes sense. A recap: Last post (Vol. II), I set some specific goals for these last two weeks– start tracking what I eat again (mostly …

Banana Chocolate Drop Cookies // The perfectly delicious and quick way to use up all your brown bananas!

Recipes

I used to avoid cooking like the plague. I still am trying to remember to this day what on earth I ate for the first four years of college–because whatever it was, chances are good that I wasn’t cooking it. But, since marrying a man with a colossal appetite, I have come to not only …

10 Healthy Habits I’m Glad I Adopted in my Twenties

  With the onset of my thirties, not much obviously changed for me, aging-wise. Sure, I’d noticed for years that my body was becoming more sensitive to things like bad mattresses and not warming up properly before a hard workout. I also found my first gray hair when I was probably around 26, and I’ve …