Staycation | Nutrition Nuptials

How To: Staycation


One of the cool things about becoming a couple is forming your own traditions. When Mr. E and I started dating, we had Sunday date night of dinner and ice cream at our favorite local shops. There were Tuesday night Beat the Clocks (which is another story for another time). And a few years ago we started Staycation.  Continue reading “How To: Staycation”

Beach Etiquette 101


As part of my Jersey Shore Date Nights series, today I’m talking about the #1 tourist attraction we have here at the shore – our beaches! If you and your significant other are planning on spending the day or taking a longer vacation at the beach, check out these tips for being a good beach guest.

Happy July 4th Weekend! Going to the beach this weekend to celebrate? As a Jersey Shore Girl, you know I love my beach. However, over the summer months we get a million invaders – I mean visitors.  And while I love the energy that comes to the shore over these months and meeting new people through SUP classes, the ability to relax on the beach can be challenging.  Therefore, Mr E and I have decided to share our Beach Etiquette 101 rules for those of you planning to visit our beloved Jersey Shore this summer. (PS- We are not lake or river people, nor have we ever been. I’m not sure if these same rules apply, but common courtesy never goes out of style.) Continue reading “Beach Etiquette 101”


Healthy, Safe Travels


The end of June is here and 4th of July weekend is upon us, and that means Vacation Season is underway now that the kids are out of school.  While vacations are often a motivation for people to make some positive changes to their diet or exercise routine, it can often be short-lived upon arrival. Many people find eating healthy challenging while traveling because there’s “no control over what I’m eating”.  But I’m going to let you in on a little secret- you CAN control what you’re eating.  All it takes is some smarts, some prepping, and a little bravery to speak up. Plus, you’ll save some money to put towards cool souvenirs and experiences on your trip!

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