S'Mores Quest Bar

Ahnu Hiking Boots + WIAW

The only reason I like winter is the fact that I get to wear boots. And snow, but we don't get much of that in Georgia. But, it does get cold!  When I wanted to get outdoors during our first cold snap, I was really happy to have my Sugar Bowl boots from Ahnu!  Unbelievably, my feet stayed toasty - that never happens.  In fact, I have Raynaud's Disease; usually my toes and fingers are so cold they turn white and go numb!  While my fingers did turn white, my feet were actually warm! I was also pleased with the look.  Black and blue are my favorite colors.  The laces in the front are stylin', but not at the expense of function.  These boots have side zips so you don't need to spend 20 minutes tugging them on and readjusting them.  I'll be taking these to Lake … [Read More...]

Bahn Mi Burger

Cryofreeze: My Real-Life Frozen + WIAW

Who's singing the Frozen song? I refuse to see that movie. you'd think I'd rather see a movie than actually be frozen.  But no.  I got frozen.  My friend, Tori, heard me complaining about all my injuries (shit falls apart when you get older, y'all!), and offered to hook me up with a trial for … [Read More...]

Dressed up to go to Rocky Horror!

Peanut Butter Marshmallow Pancake Recipe

Waffles distract me. Ohhhhh.... sparkles!  If I'm honest, lots of things distract me.  Having a new toy is just an enabler.  I went on a waffle bender.  However, getting new supplements from Cellucor brought be mack to an old favorite: protein pancakes.  Something about that Peanut Butter … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Strange But Good Halloween Recipes

If there's ever a time to let your freak-flag fly*, it's Halloween. *Assuming you ever bother to hide it. This Halloween I'm letting my flag fly in full-on Rocky Horror fashion.  Complete with a costume I cannot believe I'm actually going to leave the house in. In lieu of a new recipe this … [Read More...]

Halloween Honey

Halloween Wednesday

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. It's the only holiday not masquerading as a religious or national holiday. There's something in the air this time of year.  It's exciting - they weather is nice, people are energetic (it's a massive relief from the Southern summer heat and humidity)... … [Read More...]

5 Reasons NOT to Workout in the Morning

5 Reasons NOT to Workout in the Morning

Working out in the morning is overrated. That's right.  I said it. There are far too many posts out there touting the benefits of working out early in the morning.  Tips for becoming a morning person.  How to fit in 30 minutes before dawn even shows it's ass crack. Screw that!  I'm not a … [Read More...]

Baked Banana Oatmeal Protein Bites

Baked Banana Oatmeal Protein Bites

Have you ever eaten warm banana? Think pie... bananas foster... breads. When you bake a banana it becomes a gooey, caramel-y treat.  You don't even need to use sugar.  Like in these muffins. I'm not one to take the time to make a baked oatmeal in the morning, but I love having it for … [Read More...]

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Living Clean and Getting Outdoors

Living Clean People often cop out of exercise because working out inside a gym simply doesn't motivate them.  Yet leading an active life and eating clean doesn't mean spending hours alone chained to a machine.  In fact, a great way to stay in shape and active is right outside your front door!  From … [Read More...]

Lisa and Me with the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

Big Gay Ice Cream WIAW

There's not much better than ice cream on a sunny, fall afternoon. Or after a brutal workout. It's been a week of treat 'yo self.  But how often does the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck head down South from NYC?  I enjoyed a cone on Monday and a cup on Tuesday. Monday night I stopped to pick up a … [Read More...]