GAPS Intro Diet Preparation

4 Comments | 21 July 2014

Health & Wellness

Earlier this month I shared that I’d recently started the GAPS diet in an effort to help heal my GI tract. Before starting GAPS, I compared it to similar diets that offer holistic approaches to treating food sensitivities, digestive issues, and other health concerns. I’m so glad that I spent HOURS reading blogs, locating recipes, […]

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What is the GAPS diet and how can it help?

Three months ago I shared I was embarking on a new adventure. I wasn’t traveling to a new destination (I wish!). I wasn’t following up my first half marathon with a marathon (HA!). Instead, I was planning on starting the GAPS diet. I hoped that this holistic approach to health would help heal some long […]

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Where I’ve been

8 Comments | 29 March 2014

Life in Virginia

Hello, friends. It’s been a while. This is my first blog post of 2014. THE FIRST. I’m breaking an almost 4-month silence on the blog (finally!) to share where I’ve been all this time. While I’ve mostly been away for not-so-fun reasons, I’m blessed to have enjoyed some positive experiences too. Gav and I spent […]

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Guest Post: Brisbane’s Great Steak Debate

Leave a Comment | 3 January 2014

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Brisbane is undoubtedly a blessing for foodies, with plenty of eating options available from gastro pubs to five-star fine dining experiences. For those meat and three veg no-fuss food lovers amongst us, Brisbane is also one of the best cities to get a good feed of steak. So get ready to unleash your inner carnivore […]

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Our backyard wedding reception – in photos

Our backyard wedding reception – in photos

3 Comments | 8 December 2013

Life in Virginia

In central Virginia we’re due for a day of snow and freezing rain, starting any minute. To keep the cold at bay, I’m thinking warm thoughts and sharing photos from our spring backyard wedding reception. Guests left our ceremony at the University of Virginia and drove 16 miles to my parents’ home. The lovely neighbors […]

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Our outdoor spring wedding in photos — the best of the rest

Our outdoor spring wedding in photos — the best of the rest

5 Comments | 1 December 2013

Life in Virginia

It’s the 1st of December. Where has 2013 gone?! This year seems to have flown by more quickly than most. Between planning our wedding and honeymoon, spending the entire summer sick and injured, and working hard at the office this fall as our small team of 4 became 3, I’ve been moving from one project […]

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Guest Post: The Best Summer Sessions in Dunners

Leave a Comment | 15 November 2013

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Dunedin comes alive in summer, as students and professionals alike come out of hibernation. This makes Dunedin a great spot for a weekend break or an extended summer holiday, with plenty of places to play and lots of things to do to make the most of the weather and Otago scenery. Here is a quick […]

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Guest Post: How to Buy a Home in Sydney

Leave a Comment | 23 October 2013

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It’s been two and a half years since I returned from my 12 months in Australia, and I look forward to the day I can plan a return trip. I’d love to live there for a year (again) or more one day. With that in mind, today’s guest post comes from Jamie Faulkner, a freelance […]

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Maui road trip and the Road to Hana

Maui road trip and the Road to Hana

2 Comments | 21 October 2013

USA travel

I didn’t know how much I loved a good road trip until Australia. With two unique trips, one along the Queensland coast and another from Sydney to Perth and back, I spent 3 months on the road with friends and had the time of my life. As soon as I started reading about things to […]

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Watching the Sunrise at Haleakala National Park in Maui

Watching the Sunrise at Haleakala National Park in Maui

7 Comments | 30 September 2013

USA travel

Setting an alarm for 3:00am doesn’t make the “to-do list” for most vacations. I certainly didn’t expect to include “hit the road in the middle of the night” to our list of honeymoon plans. But when you visit Maui, you’ll want to experience sunrise from the summit of Haleakala, a dormant volcano that accounts for […]

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