health

Week 5 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio This workout went really well! I'm starting a new set of weeks, so I had not yet done this workout. My usual 10 burpees was bumped up to 15 burpees, and I must say, it's tough!! I'm really proud of myself though, because I know those will be easy for me… Continue reading Week 5 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

Now that I have reached the golden age of 21 I am now able to reap all the rewards of venues with alcohol. So here is the Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House! YUM FOOD WOW LOOK Highly recommend. We went here after watching Black Panther, and had deep discussions about it. Probably too deep--my… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

health

Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I'm becoming a well-oiled machine. Sort of. Nothing grinds my gears more than walking lunges and step-ups, and I had to do plenty of those. Two thoughts: 1, I'm improving! 2, I'm learning how to cheat the system, and I don't go as low as I should on my lunges, and… Continue reading Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio So this week on WORKOUTS FROM HELL, lovely Kayla is having us repeat week 1. This is both great and horrible: Great, because YAY I've already done this, I know I can do it! Horrible, because WOW I remember EXACTLY how much pain this caused me. Here we go, we got some… Continue reading Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

health, lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

Recipes

Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

Alright so this is not a personal recipe, it's just the one on the back of the Nestle chocolate chips bags. HOWEVER, it's personal to me because I think I prepare it better than anyone else ever. Watch and learn: Ingredients: 2 + 1/4 cups flour tsp Salt tsp baking soda 3/4 cup sugar 3/4… Continue reading Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

lifestyle, Travel

Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

Wow I wish I had been blogging when I was in Italy for a semester because, man, there were adorable places like this EVERYWHERE. But here I am, back in my hometown, looking for good places to go. My boyfriend and I LOVED this one. Welcome to Evil Czech Brewery: The building has this awesome,… Continue reading Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

lifestyle, love

Waxing…My Boyfriend

DON'T DO IT. This was a traumatizing experience for all involved. My boyfriend is kind of a handsome grizzly type--hair. everywhere. So he wanted to do a little personal grooming and get the hair off his back. Me, being the girlfriend of the year that I am, said that even though I don't have personal… Continue reading Waxing…My Boyfriend

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Week 2 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I was really looking forward to this workout! And thennn it was really tough. I think things have gotten easier for me already, but that could be because I'm finding physical ways to cheat the system--like not lunging low enough or trying to speed up my jump squats instead of making… Continue reading Week 2 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

lifestyle, love, Recipes

Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

SPRING BREAK is upon us. My boyfriend and I wanted to celebrate our 7 month-anniversary by making some homemade lasagna. We found this recipe Online and absolutely killed it. We deserve our own cooking show for this. Watch and learn. We went on a shopping trip and picked out some ingredients and an onion that looks like… Continue reading Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend