Author: catnrat

Fridge Raid: Leftover Turkey & Veggie Bake

Ahh, leftovers…everyone’s least favorite thing in the world (unless it’s cold pizza from last night’s bar hopping, of course).  The reality here is when you cook for two, there’s generally leftovers no matter how hard you try to ONLY cook for two.  Usually, I’m okay with it because I can take it to work with

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I’m Thinking About Making a Decision…Maybe

If I had to sum my life up into one word, it would be tentative.  My entire adult life has been made by half-ass, on-a-whim decisions: moving to Florida, changing jobs, picking people to associate with.  The only real decision I’ve ever thought about making before doing it was marrying my best friend.  My mind

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Fall Trend: The Flower Child Look

Ahh finally, September has arrived.  Time for cooler nights, less humidity, and sunny days without the 20-minute daily down-pours.  Happy Florida-style Fall, y’all!  The fall and winter weather down here in Tampa is the absolute best and I’ve started to revamp my closet with sweaters, boots, leg warmers, and long-sleeve dresses. For this look, I

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Quick & Easy Protein-Packed Sandwich

You guys!  I’m finally back on the workout grind and I feel so much better.  In my latest If You Dare post, I talked about how exhausted I’ve been recently in dealing with a half-ass diagnosed thyroid problem.  I took it upon myself to start taking some Vitamin D and an all-natural thyroid support supplement*.

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Health and Wellness: I Am Not Invincible

I’ve been a little distant for the last few weeks, but now it’s time to be transparent. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and it’s taken quite the toll on me. For the last year or so, I’ve had unexplained weight gain despite my 4-5 days per week of working out and relatively clean, healthy

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Week 3: Eye Candy for the Modern Hippie

In the nature of keeping things interesting, I thought this week’s Wacky Wednesday should be entirely for the people.  My idea of fashion has changed and conformed throughout the years, as well as my confidence in expressing my own personal style.  I’ve always leaned more towards the “boho” side which incorporates easy, breezy clothes that

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