The blog has been quiet since I am on a lovely vacation in my original home state of New Hampshire! We are so fortunate to have family with houses on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith (my namesake) and Wolfeboro. I am also feeling thankful about being in  homes instead of a hotel, because it means constant

Hudson River Walkway

My husband and I are on a weekend getaway without kids for the first time in almost 4 years. I just had to share these photos from our run on the gorgeous Hudson River Walk in New York. It’s a pedestrian-only bridge connecting both sides of the river together. Beautiful views!  It was also the

Weekly Instagram Round-Up

This week I’ve been all about Squeez’Ems Reusable Pouches and trying to escape the humidity! The best way I survive eating clean in the heat is to build on easy basics like cold roasted chicken, plain Greek yogurt, and quinoa. And speaking of plain Greek yogurt—this week I discovered that Trader Joe’s plain greek yogurt

Instagram Round-up Week 2

After a year of being a stay-at-home mom, I started a new part-time (quarter-time?) job this past week at a health club! I had seemingly outrageous criteria, and they were able to meet it all. It’s only about 10 hours per week, but I am loving this sweet taste of adult conversation again! And, of

Instagram Round-Up

One of the main reasons (excuses?) I can sometimes neglect this blog is the ease of Instagram. Quickly uploading a photo already in my phone—or even taking the photo through the app—adding a couple of quick remarks or a recipe, hashtagging it, and automatically sharing to my other social media accounts is so convenient! Too