Category Archive: Family, Friends, Relationships

Watch: Frances Ha

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I definitely meant to see Frances Ha when it came out in theaters last year, but then again, I’m always a little late to the trend party. (Have you seen those pretty feathers… Continue reading

Guest Post: Being “That Mom”

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Our good friend Merri (who previously shared a great post on becoming a runner) is back today to talk about her thoughts on early motherhood. We had gone out to dinner together when… Continue reading

Thrive!

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I feel like it’s been ages since i’ve blogged here. I’m sorry. Life got seriously in the way. Since last time, I’ve: relocated to Manhattan and spent a week in Vancouver.Ca-razy. Vancouver was… Continue reading

Read Up: This Week On Women

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There have been quite a few articles this week that caught my attention regarding the ongoing focus on women, “leaning in” vs. “opting out”, pregnancy, motherhood, womanhood, etc. etc. etc. It’s all very… Continue reading

Balancing

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Phew. I feel like it has been FOR-EVER since I’ve contributed to this little love of mine. It’s been a wild 2 ½ weeks of “real-life,” which has included trips to New Jersey,… Continue reading

Mom’s the word.

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Mother’s Day is a sneaky one, and I always end up scrambling last minute to get something in the mail to my beautiful Mama in time. This year, I was on top of… Continue reading

Run for Boston.

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Maybe it’s because I’m a runner and my average pace would have had me likely crossing the finish line close to the time of the explosions. Or maybe it has to do with… Continue reading

Family advice: I think they’re right.

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Here’s the thing: winter is still raging in New England and my inspiration is stifled and my life in general is feeling a little stale. Admittedly, I’ve been having a lot of “I’m in… Continue reading

Smart Girls Know: When to Stop Thinking Everyone Is Mad at You

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I had a conversation with a male coworker the other day about how guys deal with conflict. He has two brothers, and he said when two of them get annoyed with the other,… Continue reading

Snack Tips for Holiday Travel

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Now that we live in Michigan, away from my immediate family and close friends, and now being married into another family, my holiday “vacations” sometimes feels anything but. Don’t get me wrong, I… Continue reading

Simple Instructions for a Simple Concept

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Because the life of an aspiring dietitian trying to complete a 1200 hour internship +  freelance work for an amazing company, Savorfull (go check it out!) + my blogging contributions + dietetic internship… Continue reading

A Friday Life Update from Kristen

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I’ve been so busy cooking, puppying (yes, I’ve decided that’s a word), wedding planning, and renovating it seems like the past month has flown by in a flash.  Also, I feel a bit… Continue reading

Little Girls in a Dangerous World

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I’ve never been “skinny”. In fact, when I was born (9 lbs. 13 oz.!), the doctor said I was the first baby he’d known to actually gain weight while still in the hospital.… Continue reading

I Don’t Usually Reference My Cat

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…but as I sat on my bed last night thinking about a post for today and doing other super-secret computer stuff (ahem. Pinterest.), this beast was at my feet looking like this: I… Continue reading

Do You Have Fat Fingers?

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It’s not always easy for me to talk about personal things on this blog.  I debated about whether or not to share the news of my engagement here, because, quite honestly, I didn’t… Continue reading