Seriously!  I am SO excited for the Healthy Living Summit.


Kath, Tina, Meghann, Heather, Jenna, and I have been planning this event for more than 6 months!  It kind of feels like my wedding all over again.  🙂


For those of you who don’t know,  the Healthy Living Summit was conceived because we were all bouncing e-mails back and forth about how badly we wanted to meet up in real life.  Then, someone said, "It would be cool if all the other bloggers and readers could go, too!" and then someone else said, "Hey, I bet we could get a company to sponsor a Summit!"  Next thing you know,  Stonyfield, Zesty Cook, and Foodbuzz had donated some money (OK, it wasn’t as easy as it sounds).


The Summit has definitely been a labor of love — we’ve put a LOT of work into it, and it’s so amazing to see it come to fruition!


I leave for Boston at 3 PM!  So excited.


Breakfast was delicious….


I made waffles using this mix from (a sample):



You can win this bag of pancake mix + bags of flaxCheck out this post for the entry rules — it’s super easy and the giveaway ends on Monday!


My waffles were delicious — I like this mix!  I topped mine with Stonyfield yogurt, almonds, and a sliced banana:


To do’s:


  • Finish packing
  • Finish book proposal
  • Go to Dress for Success to learn about the charity for a Operation Beautiful event
  • Print items for Team in Training Bake Sale
  • Blog lunch!
  • Meet up with Meghann and Kelly for our 3 PM flight to BOSTON!


AHHH what am I going to wear??? I’m second-guessing my cocktail dress.




  • Stacey August 13, 2009, 5:26 am

    Bwhahahaha..your suitcase kinda looks like my closet lol..I'm excited for you! It will be a great experience I am sure, and I know that the attendees will appreciate all of the hard work you girls put into this! Wish I could go 🙁 Perhaps it will be closer to home next year 🙂 Have fun!!

  • vegetarianontherun August 13, 2009, 5:27 am

    Have so much fun this weekend! I can't wait for the recap!

  • Paige@ Running Around Normal August 13, 2009, 5:40 am

    I'm so excited for you all! Good luck on everything – including the book proposal! Have a safe flight to Boston 🙂

  • hookedup August 13, 2009, 5:44 am

    I always do that, pick one thing and then change my mind last minute. Take it from someone who knows, your first is usually right 95% of the time. Don't stress, have fun.

  • NYgirl@heart August 13, 2009, 5:48 am

    Have a safe trip and I can't WAIT to meet you guys!! And you know you're going to look hot no matter what you wear–especially if you were something short with heels to show off those legs!! (did that sound like I was hitting on you?? lol)

  • Runeatrepeat August 13, 2009, 5:49 am

    Have a blast at the summit!!! You've been working so hard, enjoy it 🙂

  • Britt August 13, 2009, 5:54 am

    Congrats on all the hard work! Don't stress on the outfit, I'm sure the one you picked will be perfect.

    I cannot wait to hear how the HLS goes, bummed I didn't get a ticket as I'm only an hour away… hopefully next year!

    Safe travels!

  • Lizzy August 13, 2009, 6:03 am

    Congrats on all the hard work girl! Dont second guess that dress, wear it, your going to look beautiful! 🙂

  • lookingforserenity August 13, 2009, 6:03 am

    have an awesome time!!!! I cant wait to hear all about it!

  • brandi August 13, 2009, 6:10 am

    I"m so excited that you guys got this all together, and I REALLY hope there's one next year – I'm saving up $ already!

    those waffles look great!

  • Whitney@whitsgettingfit August 13, 2009, 6:16 am

    Glad I am not the only one second guessing my cocktail dress choice! I don't know what to dooooooo!

  • Pam (Highway to Health) August 13, 2009, 6:28 am

    Have a safe trip! I'm sure your dress is great – don't second guess it!

  • Nina August 13, 2009, 6:37 am

    can't wait for this weekend! i'm so excited!!!!

    ps, whatever you wear will be beautiful! don't sweat it so much!

  • seesaraheat August 13, 2009, 6:42 am

    Have a great time! Wish I could be there to meet you ladies 🙁

    I'm sure whatever you wear will look great because YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL!

    I love Dress for Success, amazing charity. Have a safe trip!

  • runnerskitchen August 13, 2009, 6:43 am

    I haven't packed yet, but I DID finish baking and wrapping my apple cake for the TnT bake sale. I know what's important 🙂

  • Kristin August 13, 2009, 6:46 am

    If you liked the dress the first time, I'm sure it looks fab!!


  • teacherwoman August 13, 2009, 6:51 am

    OH you are going to have so much fun! I look forward to hearing all about it! 🙂

  • tree hugger August 13, 2009, 6:51 am

    haha! i am trying not to second guess myself on the dress. emailed pictures of my narrowed down options to the boyfriend and he helped me decide.

  • Jessica August 13, 2009, 6:52 am

    I love waffles – seriously, so good!

  • Kelly August 13, 2009, 6:59 am

    I am seriously hoping you do another summit in Boston! I just can't believe of all weekends it fell on the same weekend as the Country Music Festival at Gillette stadium! I would miss anybody, but Kenny Chesney to attend! 🙂 My fingers are crossed for much success and a chance to go next year! Have fun!

  • Healthy Beach Bum August 13, 2009, 7:02 am

    Your bfast looks amazing! Love those nanners on there 🙂 Have so much fun!

  • Mary Sailors August 13, 2009, 7:04 am

    What fun for you guys!! I love the idea of you doing this!!

  • Gina August 13, 2009, 7:05 am

    Oh dear…I think that's my suitcases twin! I always pack too many things. Can't wait to meet you and the other bloggers!

  • Betsy August 13, 2009, 7:58 am

    have a great flight and enjoy my town this weekend!

  • Amelia (AC/DC: Highways to Health) August 13, 2009, 8:07 am

    Good luck with the rest of your to do list!
    Can't wait to meet everyone at the Summit. I know all your hard work is going to pay off in a big way! 🙂

  • Kiersten August 13, 2009, 8:24 am

    How exciting! Have fun this weekend!

  • Ryane August 13, 2009, 9:03 am

    Don't second guess – I bet it's gorgeous!!

    I have a question about the live stream on saturday – will it be accessible to watch later on? I won't be around a computer at all that day but def want to see some of the lectures and whatnot afterwards… so yeah, what I'm asking is if I can DVR the HLS? haha

  • Joelle (The Pancake Girl) August 13, 2009, 9:05 am

    You're going to have a great time- enjoy! PS my suitcase always looks just like that when I travel! I hate packing.

  • Rosey Rebecca August 13, 2009, 9:07 am

    Your breakfast looks delicious!!!

    Have a good flight!

  • sandy August 13, 2009, 9:21 am

    you are too funny! Look at that suitcase!

  • stacey August 13, 2009, 9:24 am

    I have to ask- do you really pack your suitcase like that or was that pic just for the blog?

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point August 13, 2009, 9:39 am

    ryane – yes, it will be recorded so you can watch it later

    stacey – hahah well that was round 1 of packing. i always go back and re-pack everything once i sort through it all. i actually fold 🙂

  • Andee (Runtolive) August 13, 2009, 10:19 am

    Congrats on the hard work you guys have put into the Summit! I'm sure it will be a blast!

  • Dana ( August 13, 2009, 1:25 pm

    Have a great time, I can't wait to see pictures and hear about it. Maybe I will be able to attend the next one!

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