moving. Just to a different (and better) unit in our building, so not terrible but still a pain. I want to buy a house.

drinking a glass of warm lemon water each morning. Read more about this Aruvedyic practice on my learnist board.

pre-ordering Gwyneth Paltrow’s new book, It’s All Good – can’t wait for this one.

visiting our family and friends in Wisconsin and Minnesota. We met 4 babies, saw 3 little ones, and a whole lot of friends. It was non-stop!

spending my thirtieth birthday with a wellness shot (lemon, ginger, oil of oregano, garlic extract and cayenne), green juice and a bowl of pho. (We both caught colds on our trip.)

running. And dare I say kind of enjoying it?! Getting ready for 8 miles this weekend!

picking up a bad shellac manicure habit. But it’s so nice to not have to paint my nails all the time…

celebrating my birthday for real at AOC with Richie and then at the horse track with my cousins – so fun! (AOC had a focaccia topped with young broccoli, cipollinis, burrata and bagna cauda that was RIDICULOUS. I can’t stop thinking about it.)

really needing some yoga in my life. Please motivate me.

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oh, hi.

It’s me. As you can see, I’ve taken another long break. Truth be told, a few weeks ago, I was ready to give up on blogging, but after much back and forth, I don’t think I’m ready to quit quite yet. I’ve put so much into this little website, spent so much money and taken

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getting random baking urges. Since I have no ingredients at home, I must make the most basic of things like blondies. (with butterceam!) wanting to eat out. All the time. For every meal. Help me! drinking Red Velvet Lattes….words can’t even. having many recipe fails. Feta Horseradish Dip, Miso Eggplant….Ugh. going on another taco crawl

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It has been a long time (2 months!) since my last lately i’ve been… post. So we have a lot to catch up on. I’ve been… buying spin shoes. It only took me oh, 7 months of consistent spinning to finally do it and they make such a wonderful difference. They are also ugly.  watching

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into DIY art projects (this one is going up in my office and came from Bower Power) feeling like LA is really small…I’ve run into 3 people from high school/college in the last few weeks – all random! brunch at AMMO – so good meeting my new adorable cousin and having a West Coast family

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lately i’ve been…(x)

wandering the farmers market with Lynn (The Actors Diet) getting obsessed with Babycakes again…tempted to get the cookbook again watching fat, sick and nearly dead – have you seen it? Thoughts? attending the premiere of The Watch (SO fun!) loving the oscars outdoors – an outdoor movie theatre at the academy. In true LA fashion,

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ruby

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loving this blog: budget bytes really enjoying having this face get SO excited for me to get home really thankful I don’t have to eat rice and beans this week taking in the ocean in Santa Monica loving Lindsay’s pictures and stories from her adventure in Philippines thinking I need this kale market salad from

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