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Blogger Book Club: July

First of all, you should know that this combination is amazing. In the yogurt mess bowl:   Panda Puffs (a peanut butter flavored GF organic cereal for kids!) Greek yogurt (vanilla) Blueberries My dogs are so obsessed with Panda Puffs that when they see me take the box out of the pantry they are immediately [...]


Blogger Book Club #2

Last night was the second meeting of the Charlotte Blogger Book Club.  This was the first time we discussed a book because we picked the book at the first meeting. Our book club selection was A Friend of the Family by Lauren Grodstein.  This book tells the tale of a upper-middle class doctor named Pete.  [...]


Girls and Boys

Last night was a late night for the boys and the girls. The Husband had a party for the Manchester United v. Barcelona game (we were cheering for Man U so we’re pretty disappointed by the outcome).  It was a ‘boys only’ party so I helped him clean the house and set up before I [...]


Tip This

The Husband and I are SLAMMED at work today, but we made time for lunch.  We really wanted to try a new pizza place called The Italian Pie.   We’re still burnt out on pizza from our vacation, so I was pleased to see the Italian Pie had other good vegetarian options.    I started [...]


I am a reading FIEND when it comes to beach vacations.  And thanks to my new Kindle, it’s easier than ever to plow through awesome books while laying in the sun. Here’s what I read on my vacation!   Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Alright, I finished this right before we left but I’m [...]


Blogger Book Club

Tonight was the first official meeting of the Blogger Book Club of Charlotte.  Eleven ladies (bloggers + readers, too!) attended the meeting.  Our first order of business: deciding that we’re going to be a ‘less serious’ kind of book club – no by-laws or anything like that.   Wine and cupcakes are okay, though! Our meeting [...]


7 Great Books to Delight and Motivate

Did you catch Part I and Part II of the HTP Book Club Series?  7 Inspiring Non-Fiction Fitness Books and 9 Intriguing Food Philosophy Books    Review of Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of An All-Night Runner Heather from Dietitian on the Run wrote, “Dean's insanely awesome tales of late-night runs, ultra marathons and breaking records will [...]


9 Intriguing Food Philosophy Books

Did you catch Part I of the HTP Book Club Series?  7 Inspiring Non-Fiction Fitness Books    Review of Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Megan from Born Again Athlete wrote, “I loved Fast Food Nation! I actually had to read it in high school for my journalism class and it [...]


7 Inspiring Fitness Non-Fiction Books

Review of The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete  Katie from Keeping Up With Katie said: “What I hoped would be a good read, far exceeded my expectations and left me in tears at some points and feeling motivated and grateful all at the same time.  [...]