Tag Archives: summer

Trying to keep up

We have lots going on these days. In the next week we’ll be driving 11 hours to Denver to visit my brother and soon-to-be sister-in-law (then driving back), hiking some sweet trails, moving into our new rental house as soon … Continue reading

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Happy National Running Day!

As a runner (hah!  a few years back I would’ve never called myself that) it’s sometimes hard to keep up your motivation.  Here are some ways I’m finding the ability to keep motivated lately: Following inspiring athletes on Social Media: … Continue reading

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Chopping it off

I don’t know about other females out there, but getting my hair cut makes me nervous.  Not every time, mind you, but every time that I want to do something *gasp* different.  Take last time for example, I went in … Continue reading

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How to spend your time at the beach

When it rains… Oh yeah, that’s right.  My first trip to the beach and it rains on the only full day we’re there.  That’s okay though, it was still good 🙂 Day One: This was literally one block from our … Continue reading

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Recipe: Blueberry Dump Cake

Mmmmm….don’t let the name deceive you, this is delicious!  I think it’s just called a dump cake because you literally just dump all the ingredients in your dish, bake it, and it’s done! Points+ Value: 6 Ingredients: 4 cups fresh … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lowfat Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Mmmmm…summertime.  Summertime means popcicles, fireworks, float trips, and ice cream.  I’m right, right?  Well, I thought I’d try a little something different in my new ice cream maker, so when Skinnytaste posted this recipe for Lowfat Vanilla Bean Frozen Yogurt … Continue reading

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Move North? Yes, please.

So this weekend was a fun-filled time with the family at a campground in Wisconsin.  Willow River Falls State Park, to be exact.  We went a few years ago and really liked it, and I’m glad we chose a Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Projects galore.

So on top of training to take over a receptionist position at the center in a nearby town for Weight Watchers, I’m also tackling a few different projects. 1. After reading this post about minimalism I purchased The Joy of … Continue reading

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Now that’s my kind of busy

Today’s agenda? 1. Wake up and make waffles.  Mmmm. 2. Take the dogs and hubby to the dog park with my sister-in-law. 3. Run with the hubby and dogs. 4. Mow the lawn 5. Read a book 6. Plant some … Continue reading

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