Things I’ve Been Loving Tuesday

It counts right?  I love things everyday, so I’m just going to roll with it.

White Buffalo Kitchen

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To say I am obsessed with this company is probably an understatement.  I found them recently in a local shop and have loved every single product I have tried.  I recently reached out to the company and was sent a fun package to sample…and guess what.  They’re going to do a giveaway for the blog as well!  Stay tuned!

Running Outdoors

Sure, it’s nasty outside right now — but last week I was able to bask in some sunshine and enjoy a couple amazing outdoor runs that reaffirmed my love for the sport.  I guess you could say I’ve been struggling with running lately, albeit enjoying other activities, but I am THRILLED to reignite my love and hope it sticks 🙂



Nike Training Club App

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You all know I’m in love — you hear about it way more often than I’m sure you’d like.  This app has quickly become my go-to lunch companion at work (hello stretching and yoga for the work win), weekend strength routines, and fun switch up to my normal routine.  If you have an iPhone and don’t have this app, change that now.




Yes, I know we’re being teased and that cold weather is still to come (like right now) — but just knowing that the Daylight Savings Time has come and gone, and that longer, warm days WILL be around (even if they’re in between cold days) makes me a happy girl.


Yes, that’s right.  Pinterest.



Follow me on pinterest!

I have found a new love for Pinterest the last few weeks and am really finding that I utilize it so much more than I have in the past.  Whether it’s for food porn, motivation to work out (like this mornings run), or recipes, it’s full of hours of distraction!

Just a few things I’m loving lately folks 🙂

What Are YOU loving lately? 

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I Have No Words But I Did Have a Great Work Out

First and Foremost:



Juan Pablo:  I do not like you.  While I 100% respect that you do not propose when you are not absolutely certain (totally respect actually) you were NOT nice the last few weeks of the show.  And especially not last night on the final (I blame most of the After the Rose on Chris Harrison).   Part of relationships include conflict, and you my friend, are not suited for conflict.

End of Rant.

Well. . . before my evening was made frustrating by our dear friend JP, I enjoyed an AMAZING 60 minute 2/3 yoga class.  It was a brutal tough class that focused on twists which is exactly what my body needs after a somewhat indulgent weekend, am I right?

I came home to a hubby taking care of business in the kitchen



Entree salads with grilled chicken and California bread from Sprouts.



Just for context:  my salad vs. Zachs.



Ahhh to be a boy.

I finished off the evening with a Cheryl’s iced brownie that got nibbled up before I took a picture, but you guys know what a brownie looks like, yes?

This Morning

That delicious dinner must have fueled me well because even though I didn’t get to sleep until after Midnight, I felt GREAT during my workout this morning.

Workout of the Day:  3.65 miles on the treadmill doing this workout that I mentioned yesterday 

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I did switch up a few things (My treadmill only goes up to 12 for incline. . . so that was my peak. And my warm up was actually 1 minute @ 4.5, 3.5 minutes @ 4 and 2 minutes @ 6.0 because 4.5 was just too weird of a speed for my short legs) but overall LOVED this workout.  It flew by and I finished sweaty like I haven’t been in quite some time, while feeling like I wanted to do the whole thing again!

I did wrap up the work out with 35 bicep curls with 12 lb weights and 25 incline sit ups.  Just because, yo.

And that, my friends, is my story  :).  Cheers to being over the Monday/Daylight savings hump. . . hope you are all feeling rested and overall better than yesterday!

Question of the Morning: I used our DSLR again for pictures of our food last night. . . I want to focus more on photography now that the light is getting better.  Any camera/shooting recommendations from anyone?