Monthly Archives: August, 2012

5 Things I Love This Week

1.  Changing Our Tune on Exercise by Jane Brody This article argues that the health benefits of exercise are not the motivation that will actually get you out there working out every day. According to Brody, the best motivation is remembering that exercise will make you feel happier right away. Achieving weight loss goals is …

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What I Ate Wednesday

Today was a nice quiet day. I am trying to soak up all the pleasures of living at home before I leave for school on Tuesday. I have been meaning to try overnight oats for a while now, but I am just too lazy. Luckily, my sister is home and she made some using this recipe that …

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Why Don’t We Show More Love For the WNBA?

Why Don’t We Show More Love For the WNBA?

I love this article from Hello Giggles about why we should all be paying more attention to the WNBA!

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Summer in Maine

I spent this past week on a small island in Maine with no electricity or running water. I swam, walked on the beach, read, looked at the stars, and spent time with the people I love. I am so grateful to get to spend time in such a beautiful place. I currently have a bad …

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Reading Anna Karenina

Remember how I was going to post about every 100 pages I read of “Anna Karenina”? Well, that did not really work out, but guess what? I finished! It might be silly, but I feel super accomplished about finishing this book. It is something that I have always wanted to read and I am so …

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Monday Motivation

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Monday Motivation

This week’s “monday motivation” is coming to you a little early this week because I am leaving tomorrow to spend a week with my family at our camp on a little island off the coast of Maine. Come back next week to hear all about it!

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5 Things I Love This Week

1. Lifefactory Water Bottles I just got this water bottle and I am kind of obsessed with it. I have been trying to drink more water lately and I have found that a fun, new water bottle is very helpful in achieving that goal! 2. Being Elmo Last night, my family and I watched the documentary “Being …

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What I Ate Wednesday

This is my second try at “What I Ate Wednesday” and I have to say that it does really make me think about what I eat in a new way. For instance, before I eat something I think “do I really want to take a picture of this for the world to see”? I am pretty …

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Hillary Clinton is My Hero

submitted by bostonreview Hillary Clinton on Being Asked about Her Clothes Interviewer: Okay. Which designers do you prefer? Hillary Clinton: What designers of clothes? Interviewer: Yes. Hillary Clinton: Would you ever ask a man that question? Interviewer: Probably not. Probably not. [Via UniteWomen.org; State.gov]

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