Eyes locked. Keeping my focus on those goals. Rise and grind y’all. Get over those hump days. Stay grateful. Smile. ⠀
On Sundays, I like to stay in bed wrapped in my blankets and pillows as long as I can. With the sun streaming through my Brooklyn stained glass windows. ⠀
Throwing it back to the summertime adventures when @noellekjones and I didn't have a bed to stay in. But it didn't stop me from wrapping myself in blankets! ⠀
I travelled a lot as a kid, and spent a lot of time learning about the world through ocean adventures.
Because of this, when @noellekjones was little, she thought goosebumps were called skin barnacles. Pretty brilliant if you ask me.
Focusing on getting those barnacles and leaning into those moments.
This is my very fave trail mix nuts recipe! When I travel, it is literally in my bag at all times so I don't get "Hangry" and resort to gross airport food! ⠀
It helps spice up your trail mix once in a while (no pun intended).⠀
• 1 cup almonds ⠀
• 1 cup pecans ⠀
• 1 cup walnuts ⠀
• 1/4 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds ⠀
• 1/3 cup pure maple syrup⠀
• 2 Tbsp Olive oil ⠀
• 2 Tbsp rosemary leaves ⠀
• 2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes ⠀
• 1 tsp hot Spanish paprika ⠀
• 1 tsp sea salt ⠀
1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C)⠀
2. Toss almonds, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, maple syrup, oil, rosemary, red pepper flakes, paprika, and salt (ALL ingredients) in a medium bowl to evenly coat nuts. ⠀
3. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet and roast, tossing occasionally until nuts are toasted and maple syrup caramelizes. For about 18-25 minutes.⠀
4. Immediately when you remove from the oven, transfer to a sheet of parchment paper and spread out in an even layer. Otherwise they will caramelize onto the pan and become very stuck. ⠀
5. Let cool. ⠀
6. Store in a airtight container at room temperature.⠀
Makes: about 3 cups ⠀
Prep and cook time: about 40 mins ⠀
I have the best humans. So proud of this girl for chasing her dreams and pursuing them with her brilliant mind. ⠀
@paigehlawrence makes everyone she encounters smile and feel loved and seen. Watch out world, here she comes. New Chapter full of adventures! ⠀
I guess I missed sibling day, which makes sense since I’m missing my sib @noellekjones 💙
I never realized quite how much I loved winter. When I was sliding, I was outside ALL THE TIME. But it wasn’t necessarily a conscious choice, it was just part of the job. ⠀
It wasn’t until I stopped competing that I realized I CRAVED being outside in the snow. ⠀
Snowstorms in NYC seem to get the whole city down. I on the other hand woke up early, put my @blundstoneca on, walked right out my front door and ran down the middle of the snowy street! Feeling happier with every single cold snowflake that melted onto my warm face. ⠀
You’ve got to do what makes you happy in life, even if others think you’re crazy. ⠀
What makes you happy, that you’re holding back because of what others may think? ⠀
If you can’t find me in the kitchen, find me sitting on my new brownstone stoop all summer long.
Hopefully not too many of these sentences are yelled at me anytime soon... ⠀
For the next six months you can find me in the kitchen at the @naturalgourmetinstitute ⠀
Studying an amazing program of culinary arts meets performance nutrition meets food media! ⠀
First page of a new chapter begins today. ⠀
Here we go.
Here we go. ⠀
I am taking a leap of faith. ⠀
I am jumping into new experiences outside my comfort zone. ⠀
One way ticket to NYC. ⠀
Stay Tuned for the Adventure.
Something about the Olympics makes you start to dress like your flag. And I love every second of it. ⠀
Please note epic Canada red scrunchie addition. ⠀
Good thing @laurenboswell_@mattsimsnz@lululemon fully enables and supports this endeavour 👍🏼
Proud owner of the epic first Asia Exclusive line. ⠀
Always proud to be a part of the lulu team and epic group of people who think big, live outside the box, say yes to life and inspire you to do the same. ⠀
You can drop me off anywhere in the world and be guaranteed ill find a cool forest to adventure around in.
on the sacrifices
of a million women before me
what can i do
to make this mountain taller
so the women after me
can see further
When I took a second to think of the amazing women in my life, I was filled with gratitude with the sheer amount of badass women I am surrounded by. Women from many generations, from many walks of life, with a wealth of knowledge, experience and wisdom to share with me.
I am equally as proud to be surrounded by some manly men who support and raise up all the women around them.
Some of you are brave in your own quiet way, some in a bold and loud way. Each of you raise me up and make an important impact in the world in your own unique way.
Missing the endless days of watching sports with my favourite humans. ⠀
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