My gym has been closed down for almost a month now, and while it's sometimes tough to improvise, I think that having to think outside the box for my workouts has been beneficial for my health, mental state, and I've even seen changes in my overall physique that I hadn't been seeing from my regular … Continue reading At-Home Workouts
I just threw a load of laundry in the dryer and am finally sitting down after a long day of work, working out, and doing household things. I'm sure everyone can relate to how difficult it is going back to work after a four-day weekend, but today was really tough! I actually did not do … Continue reading Boring Week’s Recap
When I make any dishes associated with picnics/barbecues/parties, I like to be adventurous and think outside the box, but this Fourth of July, my husband was sick and we didn't end up going to any parties, so I decided to make some more "traditional" dishes so we could still experience some of the fun. I … Continue reading Homemade Potato Salad
Hello, everyone. Today has been a somewhat dreary Sunday, mostly gray and rainy with a bit of sunshine making an appearance in sporadic bouts. I had a pretty busy week, and I'll take it back to Monday, when I got back from Washington. The day started off super-rainy, and I was kind of bummed because … Continue reading Weekly Recap
I just got back from a short getaway to Washington, and I already miss the beautiful forests and sparkling ocean! I went with my mom and brother, and we stayed for three days, trying to pack in as much as we could. The trip started with a 4:15 am wake-up time. We got to the … Continue reading Trip to Tacoma/Seattle!
Hello, all! It's another beautiful evening in Chicago and I just finished up a Flexibility and Strength yoga flow with Sanela. I had all the windows open to let in some fresh air, a Bath & Body Works scented candle going, and a Synergy Gingerberry kombucha. I feel loose and relaxed and wanted to take … Continue reading Caprese-Style Baked Chicken
Hello! It's a beautiful but cooler Sunday afternoon in Chicago and I am going for a hike in a forest preserve after writing this post. I didn't have a super-eventful week, but I got a lot done. This week, I am going on a small vacation to Tacoma with my mom and brother, and I … Continue reading Small Weekly Recap