Happy Monday! I am feeling relaxed and rejuvenated from my trip to Denver this past weekend. We were celebrating my husband's 30th birthday and enjoying some real fall weather! We arrived Thursday evening and headed straight to our super cool hotel, The Crawford. The Crawford hotel is connected to Union Station, the hub for the … Continue reading Gluten Free in Denver Part 1: Pancakes, Mountains, and Burgers (all Gluten Free!)
Hi Everyone! I'm in a great mood because in just a couple days I will be heading to Denver for a last minute decision trip. Nick's 30th birthday is coming up and we wanted to do something special. We were also ready to get out of the Texas heat. It has somehow crept back up … Continue reading Octoberfest, Month Fitness Challenge, & Packing
Yay Friday! This has been one very long week. I'm looking forward to an easy weekend spent with family and enjoying the gorgeous weather here! By Tuesday of this week, I had a killer sweet tooth and needed something I could whip up quickly. I'm all about copycat recipes now. I love to find a … Continue reading Gluten Free Cake Batter Blondies!
Happy Monday Friends! The weather has finally provided us some fall temps here in Dallas. Mid 60's, rainy, and perfect for enjoying my coffee and gluten free pumpkin bread this morning. I had an incredibly busy weekend. I worked all Friday night and Saturday night (yay fall semester!), so I was super excited to take … Continue reading Fall FabFitFun Box, Chili, and Blackberry Cocktails!
Happy First Day of Fall! And guys.... there is a real cold front coming! It may currently be in the 90s (STILL!), but come Sunday we will have some nice cool weather. In preparation for actual fall temps, I decided to have a Pumpkin Spice Latte taste off! First up: Starbucks Now I should preface … Continue reading Battle of the Pumpkin Spice Latte: Starbucks vs Local
Ok, the forecast here is awful! I'm so ready for fall temps to stay, but for the next week or so, we will face temps in the mid-90s! Summer is definitely wanting to stick around! I however, am ready to get in a more festive mood! While scanning through Pinterest the only day, I came … Continue reading Starbucks Copycat: Gluten Free Pumpkin Pound Cake
Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you had a wonderful 3-day weekend if you were lucky enough to have off for Labor Day. I was in a cooking mood, so look out for a ton of recipes coming this week! I LOVE baking in the fall. While it may not feel like fall outside … Continue reading Gluten Free M&M Cookies!
When I start thinking about the cooler temps, I automatically think about getting back outside for longer runs. It's officially race season! As I start thinking about which 5K I want to sign up for this fall, here are a few things I use to get me race ready! RunOn! Race Calendar- This is basically a … Continue reading Fall is for 5K’s!
Happy Pre-Friday friends! This is my last slow week at work before all the students arrive. I've done all I can to prep: the house is clean and organized, I'll be meal prepping this weekend, and I did some pampering with a mani-pedi. Now we wait... I spent this past weekend doing some last minute … Continue reading Lazy Weekend: Coffee, Walks, & Waffles!
Do you feel that? It's the creeping of the new school year on us! As someone who works at a university, August always brings that feeling of "oh crap, I have so much left I wanted to do and 2 weeks to do it"! It's not a great one. School officially starts on August 22nd, … Continue reading It’s Go Time! Fall is coming.