Author Archives: Caroline

Healthy Cookie Dough Bites

I have always loved cookie dough more than cookies themselves. Growing up, I can remember having tubs of cookie dough at sleepovers and digging in with a spoon. I still eat a fair amount of dough when I bake cookies … finish reading Healthy Cookie Dough Bites

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Three Days in Lisbon

We spent three fabulous days in Lisbon on our Portugal trip. As with all the places we went, I wish we had an extra day or two, but three days was sufficient to see the main sights and get a … finish reading Three Days in Lisbon

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A Week in Portugal: Lisbon, the Douro Valley, Porto, & Ericeira

We had a fabulous trip from Portugal and I am finally getting around to recapping our trip! Whenever we travel, especially internationally, I love to read blog recaps of the places where we are going. They’re so helpful in planning … finish reading A Week in Portugal: Lisbon, the Douro Valley, Porto, & Ericeira

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Easy Banana Blender Muffins

My blog posts are few and between these days! I have quite a few recipes to share from the past few months, I just need to sit down and write them! It’s been a busy but fun spring over here. … finish reading Easy Banana Blender Muffins

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Purre Barre “Bring on the Men” & Six Month Milestone

This week marked two important Pure Barre milestones: Luke’s first Pure Barre class and six months of Pure Barre for me! A couple more months and I will be a member of the “100 Club”. The “Bring on the Men” … finish reading Purre Barre “Bring on the Men” & Six Month Milestone

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Mistletoe Half Marathon Recap

On Saturday, I ran my third half marathon! My chip time was 2:27:20. When I saw the results, I realized that I was incredibly close to my half marathon PR of 2:25:43. I never imagined I would come close to … finish reading Mistletoe Half Marathon Recap

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Maple & Sriracha Roasted Cashews

Yesterday I completed the last long run of my half marathon training! I love the timing of this half because it allows me to get all of my training done and enjoy Thanksgiving, and then have the race be over … finish reading Maple & Sriracha Roasted Cashews

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Favorite Running Gear

The end of my half marathon training is finally near! On Tuesday I made it into the double digits and ran 10.5 miles! It was a very humbling run, to say the least. The only thing that pushed me through … finish reading Favorite Running Gear

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Three Minute Microwave Banana Oatmeal

Happy Halloween! It’s going to be a bit chilly for trick-or-treaters tonight. Since this is our first Halloween in our new house, I’m not sure how many kids to expect, but hopefully we get a few! Until this morning’s blast … finish reading Three Minute Microwave Banana Oatmeal

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Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Apple and Fall Vegetables (Plus Lots of Fall Hiking!)

Happy Monday! We had a great fall & fun-filled weekend in North Carolina. First we drove to Asheville to enjoy the foliage, hiking and great food. I crossed “driving the Blue Ridge Parkway in the fall” off my bucket list … finish reading Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Apple and Fall Vegetables (Plus Lots of Fall Hiking!)

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