• whole grain pumpkin banana bread

    I had some browning bananas on my kitchen island but really didn’t feel like any of my usual go-tos (like this banana.  I wanted something a little more seasonal.  After a quick search online, I found this easy whole grain pumpkin banana bread recipe and knew that it was exactly what I was looking for! It’s light, fluffy and pairs… [Continue Reading]

    whole grain pumpkin banana bread
  • favorite coats & jackets for cooler weather

    I’ve gotten quite a few requests over DM on Instagram to do a roundup of my favorite coats & jackets and I’m happy to have finally gotten around to it!  I’ve broken it out into different categories to make it easier to follow. WOOL & WOOL-BLEND COATS & JACKETS Wool or wool-blend coats are great everyday options but also work… [Continue Reading]

    favorite coats & jackets for cooler weather
  • life: owen’s first pumpkin patch visit

    vest // striped tee: BP. (sold out, similar here) // jeans // boots (old, similar here) We took Owen on his very first trip to the pumpkin patch!  He’ll learn very soon that his Mommy is VERY into holidays and he won’t be able to escape all my traditions – even at 8 days old!  The pickins were definitely slim (that’s what… [Continue Reading]

    life: owen’s first pumpkin patch visit
  • daily meal plan: number forty four

    If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to… [Continue Reading]

    daily meal plan: number forty four

whole grain pumpkin banana bread

I had some browning bananas on my kitchen island but really didn’t feel like any of my usual go-tos (like this banana.  I wanted something a little more seasonal.  After a quick search online, I found this easy whole grain pumpkin banana bread recipe and knew that it was exactly what I was looking for! It’s light, fluffy and pairs…

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favorite coats & jackets for cooler weather

I’ve gotten quite a few requests over DM on Instagram to do a roundup of my favorite coats & jackets and I’m happy to have finally gotten around to it!  I’ve broken it out into different categories to make it easier to follow. WOOL & WOOL-BLEND COATS & JACKETS Wool or wool-blend coats are great everyday options but also work…

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life: owen’s first pumpkin patch visit

vest // striped tee: BP. (sold out, similar here) // jeans // boots (old, similar here) We took Owen on his very first trip to the pumpkin patch!  He’ll learn very soon that his Mommy is VERY into holidays and he won’t be able to escape all my traditions – even at 8 days old!  The pickins were definitely slim (that’s what…

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daily meal plan: number forty four

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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life: introducing owen garrison

we welcomed our sweet son, owen garrison, into the world today and our hearts are bursting with love. owen garrison born 10/22/17 at 2:03pm 7 lbs, 2 oz. 20.5 inches long he is absolutely perfect to us and we couldn’t feel more blessed to have him as part of our family.  it already feels impossible to imagine life when he…

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5 easy lunches perfect for fall

I don’t know how the weather is where you all are, but here in Charlotte it’s been way too hot and humid for most of October.  We had ONE perfect week where it was crisp and cool in the morning and evenings and then it just all went downhill from there! The biggest thing bumming me out about it is…

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whole grain apple pie bars

Oh hello perfect Fall treat! I’ve been on a bit of an apple spree ever since going apple picking and this dessert was too good not to share!  It’s got a perfect whole grain cookie base and is then topped with so much apple pie flavor you will honestly have a hard time believing you’re not digging into a pie….

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daily meal plan: number forty three

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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whole grain peanut butter pumpkin pancakes

Okay, so I know some of you are thinking “peanut butter and pumpkin???” but TRUST me, it’s an absolutely delicious flavor combination! You have to promise me that you’ll at least give it a shot before you decide you hate it.  Because I swear, one bite and you’ll be in love! These pancakes will be a good place to start….

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veggie packed lentil curry

Fall is officially here which means all I want are soups, stews and chilis!  Whether I’m whipping them up in the crockpot or pulling out my dutch oven to make them on the stove, I find the whole process of making them almost as comforting as eating them! They also make for super easy lunches and dinners.  They reheat well and…

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5 favorite RD-approved uses for greek yogurt

this post is sponsored by Oikos. i’ve been compensated for my time but all opinions contained within are my own. I’m sure most of you won’t be surprised at this point to hear that Greek yogurt is a smart and nutritious option to incorporate into your diet. For those of you that have followed me for a long time, you…

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daily meal plan: number forty two

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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