Apartment Living & Dogs

Michael and I are facing a dilemma. A dog dilemma to be precise… or a canine conundrum,  or a pet predicament? Okay I’m done now.

The thing is: we really want a dog. I’ve had pets for the majority of my life and have discovered just how much I miss their friendly companionship since we moved to the South. Michael has always wanted a dog but never had one growing up. Together we make quite the pair of anxiously hopeful future dog owners. Continue reading

7 Summer Salads

7 Summer Salads

For about two years leading up to my wedding last September I was feeling great about my health, energy level, and overall body image. My diet was incredibly clean: consisting mostly of veggies, legumes and lean meats along with the occasional dark chocolate or frozen yogurt indulgence. I slowly and naturally dropped about 40ish pounds over those two years – the exact number is unknown because I have this thing with scales called “purposeful avoidance. ”  😉 Continue reading