Tag Archives: Summer

Sunday Summer Snapshots

It’s  been a super-busy, super-hot, and super-crazy week here… so all my photos have a certain sweaty quality to them. Enjoy! Have a great week!

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Many many years ago, I was introduced to this “new” burger placed called Red Robin. There weren’t very many of them in our area, and everyone I talked to said it was “SO GOOD” and they had neverending steak fries. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tribute

Sunday would’ve been my dad’s 60th birthday. Instead of planning a surprise party, or fancy dinner, or a trip out to visit him, I spent the day doing things that reminded me of him. I made homemade bagels, and topped … Continue reading

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Epic Fail (Giveaway Post)

I had every intent of holding this giveaway as a “last summer fling” kind of post with a recipe for this glorious-looking grilled pizza: It was a Fitnessista-inspired grilled pizza with goat cheese, mushrooms, caramelized onions, and a whole wheat … Continue reading

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Party Crasher!

**LONG POST AHEAD** Months ago, when it was announced that the Healthy Living Summit would be held in my hometown of Chicago, I got really excited! To be honest, it wasn’t because I necessarily wanted to go to the conference, … Continue reading

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