3 Air-Cleaning Houseplants

If you follow me on Instagram, it’s no secret that I’m a crazy plant lady. I sometimes call my apartment The Jungalow 🌱😜. Beyond my obsession with succulents and cacti, I love houseplants.

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Gluten Free Protein Bites

Last week I wrote this short blog post discussing how to up your protein intake and why it is important. Almost immediately after, I  saw a friend post a picture of some protein bites that she had made and I got to thinking how much I miss the bites from t.Loft back home. So, I set off to make my own. I got almost everything from Trader Joe’s. This recipe is super easy and only takes a few minutes.

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5 ways to sneak more protein in your diet

Getting healthy protein on the daily is important so that we can keep our metabolism running, our energy levels up and blood sugar levels stable. Not eating enough good protein can lead to a plethora of symptoms — sluggish metabolism, low energy or fatigue, a low immune system, trouble building muscle mass and issues with blood sugar levels. As you become more active and focus on your fitness, protein plays a key role in giving you the energy needed to crush your workout and recover effectively after.

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Our Palm Springs Wedding

Oh YAS, the ACE Hotel. The perfect spot for our Palm Springs wedding. Chance and I both dig succulents, color, bold patterns and mid-century modern design so P.S. was a no brainer. Still within the U.S. but gives you that vacay vibe — snow on the mountain tops but desert terrain below. We truly wanted this special weekend of ours to be our guests mini-getaway.

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Modo Yoga & Greenleaf Juicing Co.

Sweat Summary
Website: http://portland.modoyoga.com
Address: 400 SE Grand Ave.
Avg. class length: 60 min.
Drop in rate: $20
CalssPass: Yes
Sweat Scale: 8 out of 10
Best for: yoga and getting sweaty stretchy

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Valentine’s Day Athleisure + CycleBar

I’ve got a hot date on Tuesday at the new CycleBar in Town Center Plaza. The huz is at pre-season in Portland so my bestie and I are hitting up the new cycle spot for a sweaty Valentine’s Day themed ride.

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Last minute trip to Cabo

Our trip to Cabo is over too soon. Both of us had never been so when some friends invited us to come join, we were eager to say yes. The opportunity came last minute and for the first time this year, we were able to take full advantage of our Companion Pass from Southwest. Best thing ever.

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lululemon spacer construction

Fall is here y’all. The mornings and nights are getting cooler and right now I’m loving this new fabric from lululemon athletica. Their new line of wraps, jackets and hoodies are made from spacer construction. Spacer construction is technically tailored, giving you superior breathability and sweat resistant goodness. The fabric is super soft and light.

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Q&A with ThreadBuds Founder Maddie Paradise

Recently I was fortunate enough to do a photo shoot with ThreadBuds, a super-cute tangle free headphone company located in Kansas City. The earbuds are wrapped in colorful threads to give the headphones a fashionable look that actually prevents them from getting tangled. During the shoot, I fell in love with the brand and its founders Maddie & Nick Paradise.

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