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    Emily Malone

    culinary arts grad. nutrition facts lover. vegetarian chef. marathon runner. country music maniac. failed dog trainer. barre fanatic. loving mama.

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    1/2 Marathon - 1:57:39

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    A Look Back.



The Rest of the Family.

One of the fun things about coming home to our families is not only seeing all the people we love, but all the PETS we love too!  Tina and Eddie have some of the biggest, most intimidating dogs around – a giant Rottweiler and German Shepherd.  It’s funny how dogs can get such bad reps just from their breed.  Even though they look tough, Ruthie and Buggy are two of the biggest sweethearts I know. 

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Sarah tried to demonstrate Ruthie’s sheer size by posing with her.  She is absolutely gigantic – has to be over 120 pounds. 

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And Buggy is not much smaller, definitely tipping the scales at 100 plus!

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Pets make the family complete.  :)  It was so fun to have Sarah stay at my in-laws this weekend.  We also got to see grandmas, uncles, and pack in as much family time as possible.

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My mother-in-law is really into health food and making her own natural foods.  This weekend she showed me how she makes both homemade kefir and kombucha, and she sent me starters so that we can start making our own too – get excited for some fun tutorials coming up!

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We spent the morning hanging out in Indy with the family before we packed up and hit the road back to Cincinnati.

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We got back to Ohio just in time to visit with more great friends – my three oldest and dearest.  Our time together is never quite long enough.

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Now we are back at my mom’s house where the dogs are small…

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But kitties rule the house (four of them!).

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I love living in DC so much, but every time I come home I’m reminded of how hard it is to live so far away from all the people I love.

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Picking up the pups and hitting the road to Virginia tomorrow!  Country roads take me home…



Midwestern Adventures.

Good morning friends!  I am still making my way through the Midwest visiting family and friends.  It has been such a wonderful trip so far!  I spent Friday hanging out with my great friend Lindsey, who took the day off of work just so that we could spend the day together. 

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We spent the morning shopping at all my old favorite spots, and then took a mid-day break to go to my number one Cincinnati restaurant – Melt. 

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I went with the 3-bean vegan chili which had the perfect amount of spice.

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And I couldn’t resist trying the vegan mac n cheese.  It was not at all what I was expecting, but still really tasty. 

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After lunch I decided that I liked Lindsey’s coat so much that I needed one for myself (from Target!)

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And then I spent a little quality time with my mom getting manicures and pedicures.  Such a nice way to relax!

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Friday night concluded with a lot of pizza and a game of Scattergories.

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We were up early on Saturday to make our way up to Indianapolis to see Casey’s family!

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After nine hours in the car on Thursday, less than two felt like nothing. 

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Also in Indianapolis – my little sister Sarah!  We picked her up at her sorority house (she’s a Delta Gamma like me!) and brought her back to Casey’s parents house to hang with us for the weekend. 

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And now we are all hanging out at Tina and Eddie’s house catching up and celebrating lots of birthdays. 

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Three candles for three birthday girls – Tina, Sarah, and I are all February birthdays. 

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Delicious cupcake and coconut milk ice cream to complete the weekend. 

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Off to brunch!  Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend too.  I promise I will cook lots of delicious recipes for you as soon as I get home.  Until then…

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