Author Archives: Coco

Summer Vacation Reading

I can’t believe I read four books in July! I wanted to share my book reviews early in case people are planning August vacations and looking for summer vacation reading ideas. This month I read The Attachments by Rainbow Rowell, The Vacationers by Emma … Continue reading

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Entertaining With New Blue Diamond Almonds Flavors

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. I’ve been a fan of Blue Diamond Almonds long before they invited me to be a Tastemaker. Their 100 calorie packs are a staple in my “snack drawer” at work, and I … Continue reading

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Five Things Friday – Things I’m Loving

Today’s Friday Five topic (Friday Favorites) is really broad, but I’m taking it pretty narrow and sharing five things I’m loving right now–this week even.  1. The Weather. It may be cliché, but I just can’t resist raving about our weather. This … Continue reading

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Healthy Banana Bread Recipes Roundup

Bananas are one of my grocery store staples, and while my husband usually eats one every day, every few weeks we end up with overripe bananas that are destined for banana bread. Since I make banana bread so frequently, I … Continue reading

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When Should I Run? OutSider App Review

Around here, our weather changes as often as … the weather. OK, maybe that analogy won’t work because it’s not an analogy, but if you live in the mid-Atlantic region, you know what I mean. In the winter, our high temperatures … Continue reading

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