Making it official

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Just shy of five years and one cross-country move later, Finn is no longer an illegitimate child. We are over the moon, excited and blessed. Disclaimer: No engagement rings were ingested in the making of this announcement.  

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A Perfect Fall Day

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Today was just about as close as you can get to a perfect fall day. And believe me I’m just as surprised as you that it happened this early in October and this close to the Gulf of Mexico. But it did. And I’m perfectly OK with that. Normally on a day like today, I […]

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Currently I’m…

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In the middle of a full-on middle school crush with The Mindy Project. It’s been about 4 years since I had sophisticated TV equipment so I’m on technology overload as of late. How did I go so long without this show in my life and why can’t all OB/GYNs be that funny? Finding it hard to concentrate […]

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Tabbouleh Salad and Sangria

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Before I share with you a super easy salad recipe that goes great with blazing hot weather, I want to give you a quick rundown of some observations from the weekend. Bridge runs are for the birds On Saturday mornings, we like to take Finn down to a park along Sarasota Bay where he can play […]

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June Photo Dump

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Because every once in a while you just need to dump…your old photos from your iPhone to make more room for new ones. Get your head out of the gutter. Geesh. Today is Canada Day so I figured what a better way to celebrate our friendly neighbors to the north but to share random photos […]

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Almost 30

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I noticed this article circulating on social media over the past few days. Sounds pretty familiar, no? I thought so too. And since I just so happen to have recently moved to a new city where I didn’t know anyone except the person I moved with, I clicked on the article, fully expecting 3 minutes of […]

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Summer resolutions

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I know resolutions are typically written for the New Year, but the first weekend of summer seems just as good as any, no? I mean this way at least you don’t have to worry about crazy gym crowds, indulgent foods and lots of holiday parties. OK so maybe you do but those hot dogs and ice cream trips […]

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Workout Wednesday: Work out like a dog

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Before I got Finn, I had two choices. 1) get a dog who could I could take on runs with me but who may be miserable and hyper throughout the day while I’m at work or 2) get a dog who could nap with me. I chose the latter and ever since Finn has certainly lived up […]

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Cupcakes and Ice Delis

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Please accept my apology for ignoring the blog late last week. I had plans to fly home and surprise one of my best friends for her 30th birthday and I was not entirely confident in my ability not to spill the beans. All of them. All over the table and the floor. I love surprise parties, but […]

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Workout Wednesday

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It’s been a while since I did a Workout Wednesday post so I figured I’d enlighten you today. I’m sure you all have been wondering what I’ve been doing with all my free time lately. No? Oh that’s right you probably don’t have time to sit around and consider what I’m doing with my time […]

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