about

i’m sarah and i am thrilled that you stopped by my corner of the [blogging] world! i started this blog in january 2011 as one of my new years resolutions. after reading healthy living blogs for over a year, i thought i could add something to the community. i am passionate about learning (as a graduate student, that works out in my favor). right now, i’m learning how to balance my busy grad student with healthy living, being a newlywed, and all of my other interests. whether it be a new recipe, cooking technique, organizational tool, workout move, or random fact, i make it a goal to learn something new every day. this blog will follow my life and the (hopefully) interesting things i learn each day!

now, a little about me:

i’m a 25-year old graduate student at the university of wisconsin getting my phd in nutritional sciences. i am on track to graduate in august 2012, and then who knows what’s next for me! i grew up in a small town in wisconsin, right on lake michigan. after high school i went to washington university in st. louis to get my bachelors degree in biology and psychology. i married my amazing husband, brad, on august 27, 2011. we also have two dogs, capone and jake, who we spoil rotten – you’ll see them pop up a lot on the blog! i stay busy reading,  cooking, spending time with friends, sometimes working out, and blogging!

thanks for reading and i hope you enjoy what you see.

feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

want to know more?

visit my 101 in 1001 page to see some fun things i want to accomplish before january 1, 2014

i have lots of wedding planning and wedding day recaps on my wedding page

i shared some random things about myself here and here

and talked about my tattoos here.

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22 Responses to about

  1. Love the blog-looking forward to seeing what’s next!

  2. Priyanka says:

    Very nice blog Sarah, adding you to my reader!

  3. Welcome to the blogging world 🙂

  4. Hi Sarah! I just found your blog and I’m really loving it 🙂 I’m not too far away in Chicago, and about to (hopefully…) start grad school in the fall — we have a lot in common! Looking forward to getting to know you more through your blog.

    • Sarah says:

      thanks bethany! i’ve been following (lurking) your blog for a couple weeks now – i love it! 🙂 i’m alwasy excited to “meet” new bloggers!

  5. Hi Sarah! Just ran across your blog and I’m so glad I did! I am looking forward to reading more! 🙂

  6. vixter2010 says:

    Looking forward to reading more!

  7. Olga SE says:

    Nice to meet you, Sarah! I like your blog – there is a kind of freshness about it. 😀

  8. Briana says:

    Thanks for your comments on my giveaway 🙂 It’s nice to connect with other graduate student bloggers! I’m looking forward to following along and reading your blog. Keep well!

  9. Love your About page! It sounds like we have a lot in common…both 25, both in grad school, and both living in the north!

  10. Kelsey @ Unmitigated Grub says:

    LOVE that you’re from Madison–I grew up there!!

    Glad you commented on my blog so I could discover yours 🙂

  11. Yay for grad student bloggers! We are a rare breed! Love the blog!

    🙂

  12. You need to update this.. :)… don’t forget about little Jake! 🙂

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