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    What I Ate Wednesday #1

    What I Ate Wednesday is a popular blog series that’s been taking the blogging world by storm. It’s crazy popular with food bloggers because it’s like getting to see behind the scenes. And who doesn’t love a good behind the scenes? It’s like getting to watch something you shouldn’t be, but it being totally okay. I decided to jump into this blog series world because I thought it’d be fun for you all to see what a working nutritionist and soon to be dietetic intern (#rd2be life) eats in a day! Wednesday I worked at the Cabell County clinic. I’ve been traveling a lot lately (mainly to Cabell) the past…

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    Ten Ways to Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

    March is National Nutrition Month®, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ annual nutrition education campaign. It’s ran each year in March to remind us of the importance in eating right. This year’s theme is to “Put Your Best Fork Forward”. By doing so, you’re making the conscious choice with each bite to eat more nutritious foods. I’ve decided this year to participate in their blogroll by promoting National Nutrition Month® and encourage everyone to “Put Their Best Fork Forward”! I have this cool image on my right sidebar to show my support. Clicking on it will be sure to take you to the Academy’s page.  The Academy’s website says their…

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    My Newest Drink Craze + Life Talk

    I’ve been finding myself gravitating from coffee and opting more and more for hot tea this season. Yogi, Traditional Medicinal Teas, and Celestial Seasonings have been my go to drinks lately. Yogi’s Roasted Dandelion Spice and Celestial Teahouse’s Dirty Chai have been my wake up and get me through the work day teas. Celestial’s Sleepytime Sinus Soother is my all time favorite sleep/sick tea combo, but it’s been super hard to find at the store. I wish I remember where I picked it up, so I’ll probably just use my Amazon Prime to get it again. I’ve been super sick lately, so the Throat Coat with Lemon Echinacea has been a…

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    Woofstock & Wieners, a Festival for Fido!

    Last weekend Aaron and I took advantage of some nice weather and attended Woofstock and Wieners, a Festival for Fido. The event was part of Charleston’s FestivALL and sponsored by the local animal shelter, Kanawha County Humane Association. I’m a huge animal lover, so naturally one of my big goals since moving to the area has been to get settled enough to started volunteering/donating to the shelter. All benefits from the event went directly to KCHA, so I was totally game. Saturday we loaded down my purse with our doggie supplies (water bottles, poop bags, and treats), jumped in the car, and headed down to Magic Island. There was a…

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    Exploring Greensboro, NC

    It’s no secret I’m in love with the Carolinas. I’m not sure exactly when it happened… Somewhere along the way of heading down the WV Turnpike, waiting for my ears to pop, holding my breath as we drove through the Virginia tunnels (always making my wish for a puppy), spotting Pilot Mountain, staring out at the Winston-Salem city skyline, and finally rolling down the window and breathing in that South Carolina salt water air I fell in love. A lot has changed since I was a child. I no longer wish to be a marine biologist. I’ll even eat my vegetables without a fight. But I my love for the…