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Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie & Pumpkin Butter

by Kristin Filed Under: Appetizer 25 Comments

Try this easy and elegant, Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie & Pumpkin Butter appetizer the next time you’ve got company! Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie & Pumpkin Butter Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 1 baby brie wedge* 3-4 Tablespoons pumpkin butter** 1 egg splash of water Directions:  Preheat oven…

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11 Tips to Get Up for a Morning Workout:

by Kristin Filed Under: Workout 31 Comments

A lot of people have asked how I get up for a morning exercise routine. Research has showed that getting in a good morning workout jump starts your metabolism, makes you mentally sharper throughout the day and makes healthy eating decisions easier to make throughout the day. But what if…

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Tips for Dining Out at a Mexican Food Restaurant

by Kristin Filed Under: Lifestyle 18 Comments

Well, I’m headed south of the border for lunch today…my co-workers and I are going out for Mexican! Some Mexican dishes can be a healthful eating nightmare – think chips, cheese…and more cheese! Here are my tips for making healthier choices when dining out Mexican style: Choose soft shell tacos…

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Homecoming 2K9

by Kristin Filed Under: Early Years 18 Comments

Hi everybody – I’m back! Homecoming was so much fun – however I am definitely not in college anymore. It was hard for homegirl to hang, but I gave it my best college try! Friday afternoon we got the party started by heading to FAC on “The Hill”. Did you…

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Fun Fact Friday: College Edition!

by Kristin Filed Under: Early Years 26 Comments

Fun Fact Friday: I’m going to my college’s homecoming this weekend! I went to the University of Northern Iowa and was one of those people that loved 100% of my college experience. I went into it knowing I would never have 4 more years like the ones ahead of me…

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