Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pinterest Food Experiment: Greek Yogurt Strawberry Banana Bread

I love banana bread and I really enjoying trying various banana bread recipes. So, when I saw on pinterest a recipe for a strawberry banana bread, I knew I’d have to try it! Original Recipe: http://nosugarsweetlife.com/content/greek-yogurt-strawberry-banana-bread Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Waffles

It’s probably a little weird to have one of our favorite restaurants in Charlotte be a little coffee house that’s about a 20 minute drive away. But it’s amazing! We found this little place when we came out to Charlotte … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k: Week 5

¬†Well, we’re calling a mulligan on this week. They can’t all go well! We ended up skipping Wednesday’s run because Nate was sick. He was sick enough he stayed home from work, so we felt justified in skipping. Friday I … Continue reading

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Pinterest Food Experiment: Zucchini Fries

Continuing with the veggie eating, we decided to try zucchini fries next. It is loosely based on this recipe: http://pinterest.com/pin/52495151876925827/ Ingredients: 2 zucchini, chopped into little sticks 1-2 tbsp olive oil parmesan cheese (I used the shaker stuff) salt and … Continue reading

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Carowinds!

Nate and I both love amusement parks and we are lucky enough to live about 20 minutew away from one! Carowinds is south of Charlotte and actually sits about half in South Carolina and half in North Carolina, which¬†Nate found … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k: Week 4

Week 4 went pretty well. It went much better for Nate than for me. Starting on Wednesday, my right ankle was tight and sore. I think I need to wear my newer Danskos at work instead of the ones that … Continue reading

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Afternoon Trip to the Dog Park!

Nate and I have been spending all this great time outdoors enjoying nature and sunshine but we’ve always been leaving the dogs behind. We started to feel a little sorry for leaving them cooped up and only taking them on … Continue reading

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Pinterest Food Experiment: Crispy Green Bean Fries

In keeping with our couch-to-5-k program, Nate and I are also trying to eat better. Mostly, this involves smaller portions of the things we already make and adding in more veggies. As far as vegetables go, I’m OK with green … Continue reading

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Donating Blood

I started donating blood during my third year of vet school. For a long time, I wasn’t eligible for various reasons (like weight then travel history.) I went in one day essentially on a whim and because I have a … Continue reading

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Taste of Charlotte

Taste of Charlotte is an annual event where local restaurants (and other vendors) set up tents all along a street in Uptown. It lasts three days and attracts a variety of restaurants. Being that Nate and I are getting a … Continue reading

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