Haters Gonna Hate, Hate, Hate, Hate, Hate

Ice Bucket Challenge

People of the United States of America: It’s time to pull the sticks out of our asses. We complain about CrossFit, engagements, babies, Taylor Swift twerking and now the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We love to complain about everything. EVERYTHING. … Continue reading

Paleo Zucchini Latkes

Paleo Zucchini Latke

My baby brother shipped off to college yesterday – 9 years from the day I moved into my freshman dorm at St. Bona’s. I remember move-in day so vividly. Mostly, it was a clusterfuck, and I couldn’t wait for everyone … Continue reading

The CrossFit Games Experience

Me, Jenn and Steph in the Rogue tent

Flight from Buffalo to California = $600 CrossFit Games Gold Ticket = $200 JUNK Big Bang American Valor Headband = $18 The Last Medium Life As Rx “Unproven” Tank Top = $15 Taking a Booty Shot with Stacie Tovar = … Continue reading

When Is It Time To Move Out: Part IV


You guys are really gonna enjoy this one. This alone is worth the wait it has taken me to upload a new post. But really. So I got back from California (more to come on that soon, I promise!), late … Continue reading

Buffalo Amore: Share the Love

Buffalo Amore Cookbook

Guess what a little stork dropped off me for today? My first cookbook! Well, it’s not really mine. I’m just featured in it. And my friend, Matt, is definitely not a stork, but still…it’s exciting! This is part of Galbani’s … Continue reading

Bruschetta Breakfast Cups

The best purchase of my life.

You know it’s summer in Buffalo when everything sweats. Even inanimate objects, say 45-pound bumper plates, for example. Our gym is air conditioned – praise Baby Jesus! – so I’m not complaining. I’m just saying…you know it’s summer in Buffalo … Continue reading

Primal Summer Pasta Salad

Primal Pasta Salad

People often ask, “When did you know you wanted to be a writer?” To be honest, I tell them, I’m not sure. I always loved to express myself on paper. Now, on screen. It’s genetic, I suppose – an inherent … Continue reading