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Emily

Buffalo, New York
My name is Emily Wax. I am an island-girl turned upstate New Yorker and a former teacher turned student. While my husband attends medical school I am headed back to school to pursue a degree in dietics/nutrition. My blog shows a realistic spin on a healthy lifestyle.
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Weekly Wrap-Up; Birthday Weather by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It was a big week here, we had a birthday and a serendipitous, surprise visit!  I turned 29 yesterday; that sounds old, old, old.  I may not have a house or a baby, b ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up, Fun In Philly by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My 29th birthday is tomorrow and the husband and I celebrated a weekend early with a trip to Philadelphia. It was a quick visit, we drove in on Saturday an ... Read on »
Last Week’s Late Wrap-Up by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been pretty busy and I’m running a bit behind, but I ate some really yummy things last week so I didn’t want to skip the post.  Here are some faves from last Mon ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up; Driving Me Crazy by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend was a bit of a whirlwind; I had a orthodontic emergency that sent me back to Buffalo at the last-minute.  That trip ate up a fair amount of time – I spen ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap-Up; Play It Again, Sam! by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week’s meals were so good that I went ahead and had most of them a 2nd time.  Always nice when you can make leftovers work in your favor.  And I even have a reci ... Read on »
Insta-Wrap-Up; VII by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some of what I’ve been up to on the internet when I’m not blogging your ear off here… When my parents were here we had drinks with two of my friends from high sch ... Read on »
An American Recap by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Beer, baseball, and the 4th of July!  I hope all of my US readers had a nice Independence Day. I had a super fun three-day weekend.  I predict I will have had sev ... Read on »
Three Day Week Wrap-Up by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is the Fourth of July, and I took Monday off to play with my parents, so this work-week was only three days long for me; woot!  Only three days and it still too ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up; We Loved – {fill in the blank} by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m behind on my posts because I’ve been playing hostess for my parents.  We were quite sad to see them go Tuesday morning, but we did manage to fit a TON into their ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap-Up; By The Day by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is a short “week” because my weekend technically starts tonight (Thursday night) – my parents are coming into town and I took Friday and Monday off.  Woo-hoo!! ... Read on »
Green Curry Turkey Salad by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I promised I wouldn’t leave y’all hanging on that great turkey salad from yesterday’s post. All of my favorite recipes are plays on a traditional idea.  Ch ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up; Farm Fresh by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just the highlights… <^> I went strawberry picking with a girlfriend on Sunday.  This activity has been on my radar for years and it was nice to finally give it a ... Read on »
Long Week Wrap-Up; Something Blue by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My first post since last Thursday, since the week/end flew by.  Really the whole month of June feels like it’s flying by! In spite of being busy, I did manage to ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap-Up; Snack Monster by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living O. M. G.  I was so flipping hungry all week, it was annoying.  I was basically starving . <– if you haven’t seen CK Louis’ SNL intro monologue yet, go watch it immed ... Read on »
Insta-Wrap-Up; VI by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am a day behind on my weekly wrap-up but it should be coming tomorrow, pinky promise!  Instead, I thought it was high time to share some of what I’ve put on Instagr ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up; Loki by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We had a nice, low-key weekend around these parts.  Nothing major, though we did manage to get in good food, good beer, and an extra-long walk with the dog. I spe ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap-Up Mini by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night I went to write my Weekly Wrap-Up post, and….. I deleted everything on my camera.  Whoops!  All I have are the photos I had uploaded earlier in the week.  ... Read on »
Weekend Wrap-Up; Sunday Smorgasburg In DUMBO by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Another wonderful weekend!  Amazingly, the husband and I are still not sick of each other, so when he has a weekend day off it is better than fricking Christmas.  He ... Read on »
Weekly Wrap-Up; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today does not feel like a Friday to me at all (tomorrow, technically, while I’m writing this post).  I keep being pleasantly surprised, a perk of the Monday off. ... Read on »
Sonic-Style Strawberry Diet Coke {Recipe Copycat} by Emily Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Diet coke with ice and a straw is my number one, all time, top, take only it to a deserted island, favorite food.  My favorite-favorite is Diet Cherry Coke (wh ... Read on »