Day 13/20: prepping & planning

I am in wedding prep mode, finally. I really feel like I missed out on planning all the little details of a wedding because (a) we are having a destination wedding and (b) I was consumed with finishing my internship and passing my RD exam. Now that (a) and (b)  are no longer hijacking my Bridezilla efforts, it is time to prep and … Read More

Travel Recap: Austin, Texas {restaurant reviews & more…}

I have never traveled more in my life than I did in 2013. Look:  Florida Orlando x5 (and every.single.theme.park) Winter Park (date night) Daytona Beach (famjam reunion) North Carolina Asheville (birthday trip) Winston-Salem (lived here for 2 months!) Raleigh (work trip) Burlington (Tony’s hometown) Las Vegas, NV (got engaged!!!) Nicaragua (research/graduate studies & service trip) Nassau, Bahamas (cruise)  Atlanta, GA (4-day dietetic … Read More

My Birthday Weekend, Pt. 1: Asheville

Tomorrow is my birthday and that is a big deal, in case you forgot (reminders 1, 2, & 3). Sadly, my 29th year starts on a Tuesday (I’m gonna kick Tuesday’s butt, how dairy it take control of MY day). This inconvenience forced me to celebrate early — but, don’t think that means I won’t be accepting gifts tomorrow. I … Read More

RD2Be Recap #1 {Orientation in Atlanta}

IT IS HERE:  the resurrection of my professional life.  Week 1: Sept. 3-6 Orientation Let’s recap.  Monday: Travel day. I drove from Charlotte to Atlanta and checked-in to my fancy room at Staybridge Suites! Here’s a peek.  I ended up meeting two of the girls for dinner across the street at Outback Steakhouse. I didn’t order dinner though, for a few … Read More

Vegan(ish) Date Night in Winter Park, FL

Tony has it made. When I drag him to my childhood home for a famjam obligation, it is normally watered-down by a trip or two to Walt Disney World and/or Universal Studios. This, I feel, is like winning the (future) in-laws jackpot. Recently, we attended my family reunion in Daytona Beach (about an hour from my hometown in Orlando). This … Read More