Month: November 2016

Weekend Recap: Thanksgiving 2016

Weekend Recap: Thanksgiving 2016

Happy Monday! Compared with the past few days, today has been pretty relaxing. I spent my morning before work at the gym, and ran just over four miles to kick off the week. We ran a Turkey Trot 5k on Thanksgiving, but I hadn’t been […]

Vegan Grocery Haul 11/16

Vegan Grocery Haul 11/16

Tonight, we made a trip to the local grocery stores to pick up groceries for the next week or so. Here’s what I got: Today's vegan grocery haul, minus the carrots, celery, sweet potatoes, liquid smoke, & red onions… whoops. Did the best I could, […]

Taco Tuesday, Veganized

As I’ve gotten older, there have been a number of things I’ve had to accept. 1. My body was not made to consume milk products, and whenever I decide that’s a good idea, I need to pray for the best. 2. Always turn your blinker […]

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

I love oatmeal on chilly mornings, but I especially love it on days off. Too far down the rabbit hole of Instagram now.. pumpkin pie oats with chia seeds, topped with half a honeycrisp & pumpkin seeds. 🎃🍎 Does anyone else remember the chia pet […]

Me In 2016: My Transition into a Healthier Lifestyle!

As of last Thanksgiving, I inhaled as much cheese as humanly possible, was still eating meat on a regular basis, and wasn’t really working out. I was happy, especially in my relationship, but I felt like I could be happier with my body. 2016 was […]

3 Things My Relationship Has Taught Me So Far

Today, we went a little off the beaten track. Instead of spending the day around town as planned, we ventured a little farther. We ended up in downtown New Bern, NC for the previously postponed MumFest, a city-sponsored festival of food, vendors, and general fun, […]

Vegan Nacho Cheese

I love nachos. I live for homemade macaroni and cheese, and since I started putting the brakes on how much cheese and milk I’ve been eating, I haven’t yet found a suitable replacement. Until now. By the way, it was really good on the broccoli. […]

Local Food Friday: Toyama Japanese Restaurant

Happy Friday! How was your week? For us here, this week was packed. After a short and busy workweek, we slept in for Veterans’ Day today and spent the day running various errands. To top off the week, we stopped by the local, downtown Japanese […]

Having A Rough Day Post-Election? I Think We All Are. Check This Out–

Having a rough day post-election? This guy was. On days like these, I generally don’t like to rehash the situation, because after the fact, all I can do is my best. I generally like to stay as far out of politics as possible while encouraging […]

7 Things You May Not Know About Me

Hi there. If you’re new here, welcome to my blog, and if you’re a returning reader, welcome back! I’m happy to have you here. Just today, a guest post of mine was published on the NC Blogger Network website, The Top 5 Tools I’ve Used […]