Sunny Sunday

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Did you have an awesome weekend?  Ours was busy but great.


We actually spent a lot of time just hanging out in our backyard.  A chill is definitely in the air – you can tell that winter is coming!  I felt like we were all trying to soak up the last bits of sun and sandals weather before it completely slips away. 


I love that I can cut a bouquet of roses from our garden!  Kristien takes care of our two bushes – thank goodness for him.  I have the blackest thumb and they would never survive under my care!


Two healthy highlights on Sunday were…

#1 – I started Round 2 of Vegetarian Whole 30 <—explanation (it’s not regular Whole 30).  I feel pretty darn great after Day 1.   I’m hoping this Round will be easier than the last one because I’m not as addicted to sugar.  I added sugar back in after my first experience with VW30 but never to the level that I was before!


Breakfast was collard greens, strawberries, and eggs with sliced almonds and a heap of coconut oil (almonds are so great in eggs – trust me!).


And lunch was this epic salad, which had greens, carrots, tomatoes, chickpeas, snap peas, roasted potatoes, almonds, olive oil, salt, and mustard galore.  I love mustard on salads.


Annnnd then I stopped photographing food because my life was consumed by this type of kiddo chaos.  Not super conducive to food photography, know what I mean?


But trust me, the rest of my Vegetarian Whole 30 meals were all sorts of awesome.


#2 – I had an epic strength training session at the gym.  I focused on chest, shoulders, and triceps.  Then I did 10 minutes on the treadmill.  Afterwards, I met up with Brandi and her kids and we did a few rounds of suicide dashes on the basketball court for a little HIIT action.  The kids raced, too!

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All in all, a pretty nice Sunday!


And in other news, Claire is really starting to walk.  After weeks of only taking a step at a time, she has suddenly graduated to a maximum of six or seven.  She’s still pretty wobble but man – it’s gonna happen for real very, very soon!  Fun fact – the way she’s walking right now (at 10 1/2 months), Henry could do at 8 months!  3 years later, I’m still struggling to keep up with him.


Have an awesome week, lovelies!



  • Amanda October 19, 2015, 10:36 am

    My goodness, Claire is too cute. And you look fab!

  • Amber @ Busy, Bold, Blessed October 19, 2015, 11:01 am

    I’m unable to commit to a Whole30 right now, so I decided to do a quick Whole10 instead. I start tomorrow and I’m so excited to get back on track!

  • Erin @ Her Heartland Soul October 19, 2015, 3:58 pm

    I love when there’s a slight chill in the air. But just a little one! haha I don’t want full-blown winter!

  • October 20, 2015, 6:44 am

    I really want to try Whole 30 once I have my baby!! It seems like a great program!!

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