Bela Karolyi & I - 2002

Let The Games Begin – Rio 2016 & My Gymnastics Obsession

Tonight kicks off the most wonderful TV time every four years. Millions are gathering down in Rio, the opening ceremonies will start & the torch will officially be lit. For the next two weeks athletes will compete in the arena, on the track, in the water, etc but will form friendships from all around the […]

33 Weeks Pregnant

35 Weeks Down… 5 Weeks To Go – 35 Weeks Pregnant

Somehow I felt like I would never get to 20 weeks pregnant….suddenly I’m 35 weeks pregnant and have approximately 5 weeks left before little man number two makes his appearance. Insert panic moment here.   In a way I feel like he will be here early but at the same time I’m completely okay with […]

Fruit Salad Smoothie

Fruit Salad Smoothie – A Toddler Approved Summer Treat

One thing I find funny about summer parties is that everyone seems to have their thing. Someone brings the buffalo dip, someone brings the veggie tray, someone is in charge of the grill, etc. My thing this summer very quickly turned into fruit salad. To be fair, if I had my way I would eat […]

Summer Running Clothes

Summer Running Clothes That I Can’t Stop Drooling Over

It is no secret that working out is towards the bottom of my to do list right now. With that being said, as I go back and look through old posts about summer running… I find myself wanting to buy new running clothes. Ironically, I wouldn’t fit into pretty much every type of running clothes I’m […]

Currently In July

Currently… In July

As usual our summer has had a lot going on and a lot of running around. While it gets pretty busy, the trade off is usually a pretty quiet winter so I don’t always mind. This year it has been filled with parties (4 down, 2 to go), weddings (1 down, 2 to go, 4 we […]

Nice, France

Friday Favorites And New Recipes To Try

First I have to send all of my love to one of my favorite places I have visited. My heart breaks hearing about Nice and I can’t imagine what everyone is going through there right now. I have some wonderful memories from that city and have just been speechless when it comes to the violence. It needs […]

4th of July 2016 - Fireworks

4th of July Weekend in a Nutshell

4th of July weekend was crazy, wonderful, amazing, emotional, fun and so much more than a typical weekend for us. It’s taken me a week to recover and catch back up on the rest of life. When we started planning our 4th of July weekend earlier this year we knew that it was going to […]

If We Were Having Coffee

If We Were Having Coffee in (Almost) July

We are suddenly a day away from July and I’m trying to figure out where June went. Every time I turn around the days get faster and faster. Some days I feel like that is a good thing but more often than not lately I find myself saying wishing it would all slow down. We […]

Fourth of July Pinterest Favorites

Fourth of July Pinterest Food, Drink & Craft Favorites

There is no doubt that our favorite party of the year to plan is the one we throw for the Fourth of July. This year is a little bit different with some family events the same weekend as well as the whole being 30 weeks pregnant thing but we are still planning a fun day. […]

Friday Favorites

All Sorts of Random Friday Favorites

Do you ever have those weeks where you walk into them thinking it is going to be a normal week and then basically everything changes by Monday night? I can honestly say this week has been one of the most random weeks ever. It seems appropriate that my favorite things this week also fit with the […]